MARY POPPINS Opens Tonight at the Providence Performing Arts Center
Rounding out the cast are Ben Atkin, Emily Cramer, Con O’Shea Creal, James Patterson, Sean Patrick Doyle, Ben Cherry,Tonya Thompson, Lindsey Bliven,Danielle Benton, Elizabeth Ann Berg, Ian Campayno, Kerry Conte, Andrew Eckert, Jordan Grubb, Kenway Kua, Genny Sermonia, James Tolbert, Paige Williams, Elizabeth Earley, Billy Griffin, Annie Petersmeyer, and Stephen Roberts.
MARY POPPINS, a co-production of Disney and Cameron Mackintosh, opened on Broadway on November 16, 2006. Based on P.L. Travers' cherished stories and the classic 1964 Walt Disney film, MARY POPPINS the stage play features the Academy Award®-winning music and lyrics of Richard M. Sherman and Robert B. Sherman. The stage production has been created, in collaboration with Cameron Mackintosh, by Academy Award®-winning screenwriter Julian Fellowes, who has written the book, and the Olivier Award-winning team of George Stiles and Anthony Drewe, who have composed new songs and additional music and lyrics.
Olivier Award-winning director Richard Eyre leads the award-winning creative team, with co-direction and choreography by Tony® and Olivier Award winner Matthew Bourne. MARY POPPINS features set and costume design by Tony Award winner Bob Crowley, co-choreography by Olivier Award winner Stephen Mear, lighting design by Howard Harrison, orchestrations by William David Brohn, and music supervision by David Caddick. The tour’s creative team includes Tour Director Anthony Lyn, Associate Choreographer Geoffrey Garratt, and Music Director Daniel Bowling.