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TDF's Autism Theater Initiative To Host Autism Friendly B'way Performances
by BWW News Desk - February 8, 2012
TDF's Autism Theater Initiative will present autism-friendly performances of Disney and Cameron Mackintosh's Mary Poppins on Sunday, April 29, at 1pm, at the New Amsterdam Theatre (214 West 42nd, Street, NYC) and Disney's The Lion King on Sunday, September 30, at 1pm, at the Minskoff Theatre (1515 Broadway, NYC). (more...)
MARY POPPINS to be Featured on WHO WANTS TO BE A MILLIONAIRE, 12/19
by BWW News Desk - December 14, 2011
"Who Wants To Be A Millionaire" with Emmy Award-winning host Meredith Vieira will honor The Great White Way next week with "Broadway Giveaway Week," airing December 19 - 23, 2011. Check local listings or go to http://www.millionairetv.com for time and channel. (more...)
Photo Coverage: MARY POPPINS Lights the Empire State Building in Honor of 5th Broadway Anniversary
by Peter James Zielinski - November 16, 2011
In honor of the 5th anniversary of Mary Poppins on Broadway, Mary Poppins (Steffanie Leigh), along with a crew of Chimney Sweeps 'flipped the switch' and lit the world-famous Empire State Building's tower lights blue, the signature color of the production. BroadwayWorld was on hand and brings you photo coverage below! (more...)
Photo Flash: Cameron Mathison Makes Cameo in MARY POPPINS!
by BWW News Desk - November 4, 2011
Cameron Mathison ('All My Children,' 'Good Morning America') made his Broadway debut on Wednesday, November 2 in a cameo role in Mary Poppins at the New Amsterdam Theatre. Mathison's performance will be shown as a part of a special 'Good Morning America' segment celebrating the 5th anniversary of Mary Poppins on Broadway, airing Monday, November 7th at 7AM on ABC (schedule subject to change), in which he becomes the first non-cast member in the show's 7 year history to attempt Bert's 'proscenium walk.' Following the performance, Mathison, Steffanie Leigh (Mary Poppins), and Case Dillard (Bert at that evening's performance) were greeted backstage by Mathison's former 'All My Children' co-star, Susan Lucci. Check out photos from the special event below! (more...)
STAGE TUBE: Steffanie Leigh on Her Long Road to Broadway
by BroadwayWorld TV - October 12, 2011
Direct from the North American tour of Mary Poppins, Steffanie Leigh made her Broadway debut in the title role last night, October 11 at the New Amsterdam Theatre. Olivier Award winner Laura Michelle Kelly, The West End's original Mary Poppins, played her final performance on Broadway Sunday, October 9. Steffanie Leigh joins a cast that also features Tony Award nominee Gavin Lee as Bert. Click below to watch Leigh explain how she made it to the Great White Way! (more...)
Photo Coverage: Steffanie Leigh Makes Broadway Debut as the Newest MARY POPPINS!
by Kevin Thomas Garcia - October 12, 2011
Direct from the North American tour of Mary Poppins, Steffanie Leigh made her Broadway debut in the title role last night, October 11 at the New Amsterdam Theatre. Olivier Award winner Laura Michelle Kelly, The West End's original Mary Poppins, played her final performance on Broadway Sunday, October 9. BroadwayWorld was on hand for Leigh's debut curtain call and brings you photo coverage below! (more...)
MARY POPPINS Steps Into The Majestic
by Erin Privratsky - October 5, 2011
S-U-P-E-R...C-A-L-I-F...R-A-G-I-L... You're singing it already, aren't you? If you're lucky enough to be in the audience for the touring production of Disney's Mary Poppins, currently talking shop at the Majestic Theatre, you'll be singing along and tapping your toes in no time! (more...)
Photo Flash: MARY POPPINS Celebrates 2000 Performances on Broadway
by BWW News Desk - September 7, 2011
Broadway's most magical musical Mary Poppins celebrated its 2000th performance at the New Amsterdam Theatre on Sunday, September 4. A co-production by Disney and Cameron Mackintosh, Mary Poppins is the third Disney Theatrical Productions show (following Beauty and the Beast and The Lion King) and the fifth Cameron Mackintosh show (joining Cats, Les MisÚrables, The Phantom of the Opera and Miss Saigon) to play 2000 or more Broadway performances. Below, BroadwayWorld brings you a look backstage during the celebration! (more...)
Photo Coverage: MARY POPPINS Records for 'Carols For A Cure'
by Genevieve Rafter Keddy - September 6, 2011
'The 2011 edition of the annual Carols for a Cure album is now in the works. Produced by Rock-it Science Records and currently in it's thirteenth year, purchase of the album benefits Broadway Cares/Equity Fights AIDS. This highly anticipated annual holiday release features casts from the current Broadway line-up of shows performing new and traditional holiday music. Broadway's Carols for a Cure offers a 'snapshot' of each season, as the casts and orchestras from each show on Broadway perform their own holiday track. Since 1999, Broadway's Carols for a Cure has featured the creative talents of thousands of Broadway's brightest stars and has raised over $3 million for Broadway Cares/Equity Fights AIDS. (more...)
MARY POPPINS And THE LION KING Cancel Weekend Performances
by BWW News Desk - August 27, 2011
All performances of THE LION KING at the Minskoff Theatre and Mary Poppins at the New Amsterdam Theatre Saturday, August 27th and Sunday, August 28th are cancelled due to Hurricane Irene. (more...)
MARY POPPINS to be Featured on WHO WANTS TO BE A MILLIONAIRE, 11/7
by BWW News Desk - August 22, 2011
The Broadway musical Mary Poppins will be featured on 'Who Wants To Be A Millionaire' with host Meredith Vieira during a special Broadway themed week of episodes airing November 7-11, 2011. The Mary Poppins cast will help kick off the specialty week as contestants on the show, donating their winnings to The Actors Fund, a national human services organization that helps professionals in performing arts and entertainment in times of need, crisis or transition. Throughout the week on 'Millionaire,' each contestant will be asked one Broadway-themed question. If they answer correctly, they win tickets to a Broadway show for themselves as well as members of the studio audience. (more...)
STAGE TUBE: Steffanie Leigh on Playing Mary Poppins on Tour!
by Audra Stafford - August 19, 2011
Mary Poppins, part of Broadway/San Diego's 2011-2012 35th Anniversary Season, is playing through Sunday, August 21st, at the San Diego Civic Theatre. With four productions currently running on three continents, Mary Poppins is one of the biggest stage musical successes to emerge from London or New York in recent years. Worldwide to date, the six productions of the show have grossed over $521 million, welcomed 7 million guests and cumulatively run 11.5 years. The musical is the winner of 36 major theatre awards around the globe, including Tony«, Olivier and Evening Standard awards. In the video below, Mary Poppins herself, Steffanie Leigh chats about taking on the iconic role. (more...)
BWW TV: MARY POPPINS Cast Performs at Broadway in Bryant Park!
by BroadwayWorld TV - August 13, 2011
The best of Broadway was presented free on six consecutive Thursdays this summer with '106.7 Lite fm's Broadway in Bryant Park 2011' - a lunchtime series that began on Thursday July 7th on the Bryant Park Stage. Sponsored by Bank of America, and Clean Air NY, and hosted by Lite fm's on-air personalities, the eleventh annual presentation of open-air, On- and Off- Broadway lunch hour performances concluded yesterday, August 11th. (more...)
MARY POPPINS at the Majestic On Sale Now
by Erin Privratsky - July 28, 2011
Cadillac Broadway in San Antonio and producers Thomas Schumacher of Disney Theatrical Productions and Cameron Mackintosh announced today that tickets for the long-awaited production of Mary Poppins will go on sale to the public at 10 a.m., Friday, July 15. (more...)
Laura Michelle Kelly Returns to MARY POPPINS
by BWW News Desk - July 19, 2011
Olivier Award winner Laura Michelle Kelly, The West End's original Mary Poppins, returns to the Broadway company on Tuesday, July 19 (8pm) at the New Amsterdam Theatre. She re-joins Tony Award nominee Gavin Lee, who originated the role of Bert in the West End and on Broadway. (more...)
Photo Coverage: Sergeant Leroy Petry Visits MARY POPPINS!
by Monica Simoes - July 18, 2011
Medal of Honor recipient Sergeant First Class Leroy Petry and his family attended Mary Poppins, their first Broadway show, Sunday in New York City. Ashley Brown (Mary Poppins) welcomed Petry onstage to an appreciative roar from the matinee audience. Upon Petry's Medal of Honor presentation ceremony on July 12, 2011, he became the second living recipient of the award for actions occurring since the Vietnam War. BroadwayWorld was on hand and brings you photo coverage below. (more...)
MARY POPPINS Becomes 30th Longest Running Broadway Show, 7/16
by BWW News Desk - July 15, 2011
Mary Poppins, Broadway's perfectly magical musical, will surpass PIPPIN as the 30th longest-running show in Broadway history when it plays performance #1945 on Saturday, July 16 at 2pm at the New Amsterdam Theatre. (more...)
MARY POPPINS Welcomes New Kids Tonight
by BWW News Desk - May 10, 2011
Mary Poppins, Broadway's perfectly magical musical, is pleased to welcome all new Banks children to the Broadway cast: Brigid Harrington and Kara Oates will alternate the role of Jane Banks with Rozi Baker and Lewis Grosso will alternate the role of Michael Banks with David Gabriel Lerner and Anthony Scarpone-Lambert. (Harrington and Grosso mark their official Broadway debut tonight, Tuesday, May 10; Oates will begin performances on Tuesday, May 24.) (more...)
Bronx Students Treated to First Bway Experience at MARY POPPINS
by BWW News Desk - March 31, 2011
A group of students from Middle School 301 and nearby Trinity Episcopal Church in the Bronx were thrilled to experience their very first Broadway show yesterday when they visited the long-running Disney musical Mary Poppins at the New Amsterdam Theatre, the New York Daily News reports. (more...)
MARY POPPINS to Release Live Cast Recording, 4/5
by BWW News Desk - March 28, 2011
Walt Disney Records is pleased to announce the Tuesday, April 5th album release of Mary Poppins: The Live Cast Recording from the stage musical Mary Poppins, presented by Disney and Cameron Mackintosh. (more...)
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