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Summer Naomi Smart to Lead Marriott Theatre's MARY POPPINS; Previews to Begin. 10/23
by BWW News Desk - Sep 5, 2013

The world's most beloved Nanny MARY POPPINS drops in to The Marriott Theatre, 10 Marriott Drive, Lincolnshire. Broadway's supercalifragilistic, award-winning hit arrives on stage Wednesday, October 23, opening Wednesday, October 30 at 8:00 p.m. and running through January 5. From the irresistible story to the unforgettable songs to the breathtaking dance numbers, MARY POPPINS will be directed by nine-time Jeff Award-winner Gary Griffin with Choreography by Jeff Award nominee Alex Sanchez and Musical Direction by Jeff Award-winner Michael Mahler. (more...)

BWW Reviews: A Jolly, and Not-So-Jolly, Holiday with MARY POPPINS
by Lauren Yarger - Sep 17, 2012

In this touring rendition of the P.L. Travers story (on which the 1964 Disney musical starring Julie Andrew and Dick Van Dyke was based), some of the telling in Julian Fellowes book is more "British" - darker -- than we might expect. (more...)

Dunfield Theatre Cambridge's Inaugural Production Will Be MARY POPPINS
by BWW News Desk - Sep 14, 2012

With construction of the Dunfield Theatre Cambridge nearing completion, Alex Mustakas, Artistic Director & CEO of Drayton Entertainment, today announced the inaugural production to launch the new theatre facility. (more...)

Photo Flash: MARY POPPINS Celebrates Opening at Marriott Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Oct 31, 2013

The world's most beloved Nanny MARY POPPINS drops in to The Marriott Theatre, 10 Marriott Drive, Lincolnshire. Broadway's supercalifragilistic, award-winning hit arrived on stage Wednesday, October 23, opening Wednesday, October 30 at 8:00 p.m. and running through January 5. From the irresistible story to the unforgettable songs to the breathtaking dance numbers, MARY POPPINS is directed by nine-time Jeff Award-winner Gary Griffin with Choreography by Jeff Award nominee Alex Sanchez and Musical Direction by Jeff Award-winner Michael Mahler. BroadwayWorld has photos from the opening night celebration below! (more...)

STAGE TUBE: Highlights from MARY POPPINS at the Marriott Theatre - Summer Naomi Smart and More!
by Stage Tube - Oct 31, 2013

The world's most beloved Nanny MARY POPPINS recently dropped in to The Marriott Theatre, 10 Marriott Drive, Lincolnshire. Broadway's supercalifragilistic, award-winning hit opened last night, October 30, and runs through January 5. From the irresistible story to the unforgettable songs to the breathtaking dance numbers, MARY POPPINS will be directed by nine-time Jeff Award-winner Gary Griffin with Choreography by Jeff Award nominee Alex Sanchez and Musical Direction by Jeff Award-winner Michael Mahler. Check out highlights from the show below! (more...)

Photo Flash: First Look at Summer Naomi Smart & More in Marriott Theatre's MARY POPPINS
by BWW News Desk - Oct 29, 2013

The world's most beloved Nanny MARY POPPINS recently dropped in to The Marriott Theatre, 10 Marriott Drive, Lincolnshire. Broadway's supercalifragilistic, award-winning hit opens tomorrow, Wednesday, October 30 at 8:00 p.m. and runs through January 5. From the irresistible story to the unforgettable songs to the breathtaking dance numbers, MARY POPPINS will be directed by nine-time Jeff Award-winner Gary Griffin with Choreography by Jeff Award nominee Alex Sanchez and Musical Direction by Jeff Award-winner Michael Mahler. Check out a first look at the cast on stage below! (more...)

Summer Naomi Smart Leads Marriott Theatre's MARY POPPINS, Beg. Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Oct 23, 2013

The world's most beloved Nanny MARY POPPINS drops in to The Marriott Theatre, 10 Marriott Drive, Lincolnshire. Broadway's supercalifragilistic, award-winning hit arrives on stage tonight, October 23, opening Wednesday, October 30 at 8:00 p.m. and running through January 5. (more...)

PCPA to Present MARY POPPINS, 11/7-12/22
by BWW News Desk - Oct 10, 2013

Fresh from Broadway, PCPA will be one of the first regional theatres in the nation to produce Mary Poppins, the magical high-flying family-musical that is perfect for this holiday season. It plays November 7 - December 22, 2013 in the newly renovated Marian Theatre. (more...)

The Kimmel Center & The Shubert Organization Announce 2010-2011 Broadway Season
by BWW News Desk - Oct 10, 2010

The Kimmel Center and The Shubert Organization are proud to announce a spectacular array of Broadway's Tony Award-winning favorites coming to Philadelphia for the 2010-2011 Broadway Season at the Academy of Music and the Forrest Theatre. (more...)

PCPA Presents MARY POPPINS, Now thru 12/22
by BWW News Desk - Nov 7, 2013

Fresh from Broadway, PCPA will be one of the first regional theatres in the nation to produce Mary Poppins, the magical high-flying family-musical that is perfect for this holiday season. It plays tonight, November 7 - December 22, 2013 in the newly renovated Marian Theatre. (more...)

ROCK OF AGES, HAIR, NEXT TO NORMAL & More Part of PNC's New Season
by BWW News Desk - Nov 7, 2010

PNC Broadway Across America - Pittsburgh - presented by The Pittsburgh Cultural Trust, The Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra, and Broadway Across America - today unveiled its 'practically perfect' 2010/2011 season. One of the city's premier entertainment series, PNC Broadway Across America - Pittsburgh is generously sponsored by The PNC Foundation. The 2010/2011 season presents an array of must-see musical theater productions presented on the Cultural District's world-class stages. (more...)

Original Motion Picture Score Soundtrack from Disney's SAVING MR. BANKS, Out 12/10
by Movies News Desk - Nov 26, 2013

Walt Disney Records will release the original motion picture soundtrack for Disney's 'Saving Mr. Banks' and the 'Saving Mr. Banks' 2-Disc Deluxe Edition on December 10, 2013. (more...)

MARY POPPINS Flies into Broadway San Jose, May 29 - June 10
by Linda Hodges and Nick Hodges - May 29, 2012

'Mary Poppins' is flying in to Broadway San Jose May 29 - June 10! Featuring the irresistible story and unforgettable songs from one of the most popular Disney films of all time, plus brand-new breathtaking dance numbers and spectacular stage-craft, 'Mary Poppins' is everything you could ever want in a hit Broadway show! (more...)

MARY POPPINS Flies into Broadway San Jose, May 29 - June 10
by Linda Hodges and Nick Hodges - May 27, 2012

'Mary Poppins' is flying in to Broadway San Jose May 29 - June 10! Featuring the irresistible story and unforgettable songs from one of the most popular Disney films of all time, plus brand-new breathtaking dance numbers and spectacular stage-craft, 'Mary Poppins' is everything you could ever want in a hit Broadway show! (more...)

MARY POPPINS Launches New Dunfield Theatre Cambridge, Now thru 4/28
by BWW News Desk - Mar 8, 2013

The world's most magical musical has landed in Cambridge to launch Canada's newest performing arts centre. The Drayton Entertainment production of Disney's and Cameron Mackintosh's Mary Poppins delights audiences now through April 28th at the new Dunfield Theatre Cambridge. (more...)

BWW Special Tribute: Marc Shaiman on Robert B. Sherman
by BWW - Mar 6, 2012

When the sad news came out this morning that famed Disney songwriter Robert B. Sherman died yesterday, March 5, in London, some of our first thoughts here at BroadwayWorld went out to Tony-winner Marc Shaiman. Shaiman had been a huge proponent of the incredible 'THE BOYS - The Sherman Brothers' Story' documentary and it was his enthusiasm that sent us off to see the fantastic film, and our lives were better off for it. We asked Marc to put together some of his thoughts on Robert Sherman and are proud to present them below. (more...)

MARY POPPINS to Release Live Cast Recording, 4/5
by BWW News Desk - Mar 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...)

MARY POPPINS, SPRING AWAKENING, and More Featured in PCPA's 50th Anniversary Season 2013-2014
by BWW News Desk - Mar 26, 2013

Heralding a new season and ushering in the newly renovated Marian Theatre, the Pacific Conservatory of Performing Arts (PCPA) begins its 50th year with a breathtaking line-up that features new works - including a world premiere - comedies, the best of Broadway's musical theatre, dramas, and a rock musical. (more...)

Lincoln Mercury to Sponsor '10-'11 Broadway in Detroit Season
by BWW News Desk - Mar 26, 2010

Nederlander Detroit has announced that the Southeastern Michigan Lincoln Mercury Dealers will sponsor the 2010-2011 Broadway in Detroit season. All engagements will be at the Fisher Theatre, except for Mary Poppins which will play at the Detroit Opera House. (more...)

The Extraordinary, Untold True Story of the Origins of a Disney Classic Arrives on Blu-ray'' + Digital Copy, DVD, Digital HD, On-Demand and Disney Movies Anywhere on Ma
by BWW News Desk - Mar 12, 2014

BURBANK, Calif., March12, 2014 /PRNewswire/ Walt Disney Studios proudly announces the home entertainment release of the heartwarming drama Saving Mr. Banks, arriving on Blu-ray + Digital Copy, DVD, Digital HD andOn-Demand on March 18, 2014. Also available on Disney Movies Anywhere (a new cloud-based digital movie service that enhances how consumers browse, buy and watch Disney, Pixar and Marvel movies). (more...)

PBS KIDS and National Recreation & Park Association Kick Off 'Explore the Outdoors' Initiative
by TV News Desk - Mar 11, 2014

Today, PBS KIDS and the National Recreation and Park Association (NRPA) announced the annual Explore the Outdoors campaign and partnership, which encourages families to celebrate nature and the outdoors this spring. (more...)

A Theatre Lover's Guide to DC/Capital Area Theatres - July 2010 Offerings
by Joel Markowitz - Jun 30, 2010

Is there any better place to celebrate the Fourth of July than the Nation's Capital? If you're in town for the fireworks and concert on the Mall, consider popping into one of our local theatres. This month's MUST-SEES include The Capital Fringe Festival and Hip-Hop Festival, pirates, a high-flying nanny, a supreme trio, a boar with a flapjack, a crazy one-man Lord of the Rings, those loveable Tony Award-winning puppets, lots of plaid, a household of singing sisters, Stew's 'strange' score, and a concert version of a Rodgers and Hart classic musical. There's something for everyone in July on our DC area stages. (more...)

'Hair,' 'West Side Story,' 'Mary Poppins,' and 'Rock of Ages' Highlight Broadway Across America Boston's 2010-2011 Season
by BWW News Desk - Jun 13, 2011

Music of many generations highlights the 2010-2011 Broadway Across America - Boston season (more...)

'Hair,' 'West Side Story,' 'Mary Poppins,' and 'Rock of Ages' Highlight Broadway Across America Boston's 2010-2011 Season
by BWW News Desk - Jul 8, 2011

Music of many generations highlights the 2010-2011 Broadway Across America - Boston season (more...)

MARY POPPINS Begins Previews in Melbourne
by BWW News Desk - Jul 15, 2010

Disney and Cameron Mackintosh's eagerly anticipated Australian production of MARY POPPINS began performances Wednesday evening, July 14 at Her Majesty's Theatre in preparation for a Thursday, July 29 opening night. (more...)

El Capitan Theatre to Host Sing-A-Long MARY POPPINS Screenings, 1/10-20
by BWW News Desk - Jan 9, 2014

Hollywood's legendary El Capitan Theatre will sing in the New Year with a special return engagement of the Sing-A-Long version of Walt Disney's classic 'Mary Poppins,' from January 10th through the 20th, it was announced today by Lylle Breier, Senior Vice President, Worldwide Special Events for Walt Disney Studios Motion Pictures. (more...)

Richard Sherman to Appear at El Capitan Theatre's Sing-A-Long MARY POPPINS Screening, 1/10
by Movies News Desk - Jan 8, 2014

Richard M. Sherman, who with his brother Robert B. Sherman, wrote more motion-picture musical song scores than any other songwriting team in film history, including the music and lyrics of the Walt Disney classic 'Mary Poppins,' will be the special guest on Friday, January 10 at the opening night of an 11-day return engagement of the Sing-A-Long version of the film at Hollywood's legendary El Capitan Theatre. Sherman's appearance was announced today by Lylle Breier, Senior Vice President, Worldwide Special Events for Walt Disney Studios Motion Pictures. (more...)

'Hair,' 'West Side Story,' 'Mary Poppins,' and 'Rock of Ages' Highlight Broadway Across America Boston's 2010-2011 Season
by Jan Nargi - Jan 30, 2011

Music of many generations highlights the 2010-2011 Broadway Across America - Boston season (more...)

MARY POPPINS Hits Omaha 1/27-2/13
by BWW News Desk - Jan 27, 2011

The world's most famous nanny will arrive at the Orpheum Theatre in Omaha January 27 - February 13! (more...)

ROCK OF AGES, HAIR, NEXT TO NORMAL & More Part of PNC's New Season
by BWW News Desk - Jan 23, 2011

PNC Broadway Across America - Pittsburgh - presented by The Pittsburgh Cultural Trust, The Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra, and Broadway Across America - today unveiled its 'practically perfect' 2010/2011 season. One of the city's premier entertainment series, PNC Broadway Across America - Pittsburgh is generously sponsored by The PNC Foundation. The 2010/2011 season presents an array of must-see musical theater productions presented on the Cultural District's world-class stages. (more...)

The Kimmel Center & The Shubert Organization Announce 2010-2011 Broadway Season
by BWW News Desk - Jan 23, 2011

The Kimmel Center and The Shubert Organization are proud to announce a spectacular array of Broadway's Tony Award-winning favorites coming to Philadelphia for the 2010-2011 Broadway Season at the Academy of Music and the Forrest Theatre. (more...)

Richard Sherman Appears at El Capitan Theatre's Sing-A-Long MARY POPPINS Screening Tonight
by Movies News Desk - Jan 10, 2014

Richard M. Sherman, who with his brother Robert B. Sherman, wrote more motion-picture musical song scores than any other songwriting team in film history, including the music and lyrics of the Walt Disney classic 'Mary Poppins,' will be the special guest tonight, January 10 at the opening night of an 11-day return engagement of the Sing-A-Long version of the film at Hollywood's legendary El Capitan Theatre. Sherman's appearance was announced today by Lylle Breier, Senior Vice President, Worldwide Special Events for Walt Disney Studios Motion Pictures. (more...)

Australian Cast Recording of MARY POPPINS Available 2/18
by BWW News Desk - Feb 9, 2011

The Mary Poppins Australian Cast Recording was captured over five nights at Her Majesty's Theatre, Melbourne 2010. The Australian production stars Verity Hunt-Ballard in the title role and Matt Lee as Bert. The cast also features Philip Quast as George Banks, Marina Prior as Winifred Banks, Debra Byrne as Bird Woman, and Judi Connelli as Miss Andrew. The album is available beginning February 18. (more...)

Cadillac Broadway Unveils its 2011-2012 Season at the Majestic!
by Erin Privratsky - Feb 21, 2011

The Majestic Theatre announces its 2011-2012 Cadillac Broadway in San Antonio Season of six stellar productions, including the San Antonio premiere of Billy Elliot the Musical, the new 25th anniversary production of legendary musical Les Miserables and the first U.S. theatrical tour of the Blue Man Group. In addition, Disney and Cameron Mackintosh's high-flying musical Mary Poppins, the musical theatre classic Fiddler on the Roof, and the Broadway smash-hit production La Cage Aux Folles take the stage for this magical season. (more...)

Australian Cast Recording of MARY POPPINS Available 2/18
by BWW News Desk - Feb 18, 2011

The Mary Poppins Australian Cast Recording was captured over five nights at Her Majesty's Theatre, Melbourne 2010. The Australian production stars Verity Hunt-Ballard in the title role and Matt Lee as Bert. The cast also features Philip Quast as George Banks, Marina Prior as Winifred Banks, Debra Byrne as Bird Woman, and Judi Connelli as Miss Andrew. The album is available beginning February 18. (more...)

'Hair,' 'West Side Story,' 'Mary Poppins,' Continue Broadway Across America Boston's 2011 Season
by Jan Nargi - Feb 17, 2011

Music of many generations highlights the 2010-2011 Broadway Across America - Boston season (more...)

BWW Reviews: MARY POPPINS Flies into Durham
by Larisa Mount - Feb 14, 2013

The world's best nanny has just flown into Durham, and has taken up residence at the Durham Performing Arts Center for one week only. (more...)

MARY POPPINS Hits Omaha 1/27-2/13
by Kassie Rivera - Dec 30, 2010

The world's most famous nanny will arrive at the Orpheum Theatre in Omaha January 27 - February 13! (more...)

El Capitan Theatre to Host Sing-A-Long MARY POPPINS Screenings, 1/10-20
by BWW News Desk - Dec 20, 2013

Hollywood's legendary El Capitan Theatre will sing in the New Year with a special return engagement of the Sing-A-Long version of Walt Disney's classic 'Mary Poppins,' from January 10th through the 20th, it was announced today by Lylle Breier, Senior Vice President, Worldwide Special Events for Walt Disney Studios Motion Pictures. (more...)

VIDEO: Tom Hanks, Emma Thompson, Julie Andrews, Dick Van Dyke Sing 'Let's Go Fly A Kite' at SAVING MR. BANKS Premiere
by Movies News Desk - Dec 10, 2013

SAVING MR. BANKS' Tom Hanks and Emma Thompson joined legendary stars on the red carpet last night in Burbank, California for the premiere of their highly anticipated film, hitting theaters on December 20th. 'Mary Poppins' actors Dick Van Dyke and Julie Andrews joined 'Banks' cast members Paul Giamatti, Colin Farrell and Bradley Whitford and many more at the event held at Walt Disney Studios. Click below to watch a clip of the stars singing 'Let's Go Fly a Kite' at the premiere! (more...)

Original Motion Picture Score Soundtrack from Disney's SAVING MR. BANKS Out Today
by Movies News Desk - Dec 10, 2013

Walt Disney Records releases the original motion picture soundtrack for Disney's 'Saving Mr. Banks' and the 'Saving Mr. Banks' 2-Disc Deluxe Edition today, December 10, 2013. (more...)

Disney's MARY POPPINS Continues at Huron Country Playhouse Through 8/31
by BWW News Desk - Aug 9, 2013

The world's most magical musical has landed in Grand Bend to create a breathtaking adventure for patrons of the historic Huron Country Playhouse. The Drayton Entertainment production of Disney's and Cameron Mackintosh's Mary Poppins delights audiences now through August 31st. (more...)

The Marriott Theatre Announces 2013 Mainstage Season: Andrew Lloyd Webber Revue NOW AND FOREVER and More
by BWW News Desk - Aug 9, 2012

The Marriott Theatre, Chicago's longest running musical theatre announced today that subscriptions will soon go on sale for its 2013 season. (more...)

BWW Reviews: MARY POPPINS Revisits the Ahmanson Through September 2
by Don Grigware - Aug 14, 2012

Mary Poppins, which opened at the Ahmanson on August 10 and runs through September 2, proves to be the perfect film to turn into a show. Flashy, whimsical, and packed with songs like "Supercalifragilisticexpialidocious," "Feed the Birds, "A Spoonful of Sugar" and "Let's Go Fly a Kite" that had America humming in 1965, the film provided Julie Andrews with her movie debut and an Oscar to boot. In its present incarnation, it is a splashy riot of color, comedy and song that had the audience I saw it with fairly rapturous after every big number. (more...)

BWW REVIEW: Gail Bennett Leads Ogunquit's MARY POPPINS in the Most Delightful Way
by Jan Nargi - Aug 13, 2014

Ogunquit Playhouse in Ogunquit, Maine is on a roll, following its thrilling, record-breaking production of BILLY ELLIOT with another beloved British musical import, Disney and Cameron Mackintosh's MARY POPPINS. Featuring a terrific cast, crisp, thoughtful direction by Shaun Kerrison, and energetic choreography by Lisa Stevens, this MARY POPPINS is - yes, let's just say it and get it over with - practically perfect in every way. (more...)

Walt Disney Records to Release MARY POPPINS Legacy Collection, 8/26
by Movies News Desk - Aug 1, 2014

BURBANK, Calif., Aug. 1, 2014 /PRNewswire/ Walt Disney Records' newly created line of collectible CDs, Walt Disney Records The Legacy Collection, celebrates the anniversaries of Disney's most cherished and classic films that have been enchanting audiences for generations. (more...)

Broadway Sacramento's 2010/11 Season to Include MARY POPPINS and IN THE HEIGHTS
by BWW News Desk - Apr 4, 2010

The 2010-11 Broadway Sacramento season at the Community Center Theater will include six shows never before presented in the region, the first time in the 22-year history of the series that every presentation will be a Sacramento premiere. The six-show season includes Disney's Broadway blockbuster 'Mary Poppins,' the Tony Award-winning best musical 'In the Heights,' the dance spectacular 'Burn the Floor,' the new Dolly Parton musical '9 to 5,' Mel Brooks' 'Young Frankenstein' and 'Cirque Dreams Holidaze.' (more...)

BWW Interviews: MARY POPPINS' 'Bert,' Gavin Lee
by BWW News Desk - Apr 28, 2010

When Mary Poppins flies into London to help out the Banks family, a familiar face is there to greet her with open arms. Her trusted friend and cohort, the chimney sweep and fun-loving Bert, is ready to help Mary share her magic with this family in need. When Mary Poppins, the award winning Broadway production of the timeless classic story, flies into Atlanta's Fabulous Fox Theatre, Bert will be ready to share the magic of this exciting production with local audiences. Playing this role, a role he originated in London and then Broadway, is Gavin Lee, who sat down to share with me his take on his experience with Mary Poppins and the satisfaction of playing such an amazing role. (more...)

'Hair,' 'West Side Story,' 'Mary Poppins,' and 'Rock of Ages' Highlight Broadway Across America Boston's 2010-2011 Season
by Jan Nargi - Apr 27, 2010

Music of many generations highlights the 2010-2011 Broadway Across America - Boston season (more...)

BWW Interviews: MARY POPPINS' 'Bert,' Gavin Lee
by Joseph Harrison - Apr 23, 2010

When Mary Poppins flies into London to help out the Banks family, a familiar face is there to greet her with open arms. Her trusted friend and cohort, the chimney sweep and fun-loving Bert, is ready to help Mary share her magic with this family in need. When Mary Poppins, the award winning Broadway production of the timeless classic story, flies into Atlanta's Fabulous Fox Theatre, Bert will be ready to share the magic of this exciting production with local audiences. Playing this role, a role he originated in London and then Broadway, is Gavin Lee, who sat down to share with me his take on his experience with Mary Poppins and the satisfaction of playing such an amazing role. (more...)

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