Photo Flash: MARY POPPINS Ahmanson Theatre Opening
"Mary Poppins," Broadway's perfectly magical musical, is a co-production of Disney and Cameron Mackintosh. 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.Dick Van Dyke (The original Bert in the film "Mary Poppins") walked the red carpet, along with the creators of the stage musical "Mary Poppins" - Cameron Mackintosh (Producer/Co-creator), Thomas Schumacher (Producer/President of Disney Theatrical Productions), Richard Eyre (Director), Julian Fellowes (Book Writer), Matthew Bourne (Co-Director and Choreographer), Richard M. Sherman (Original Composer and Lyricist), George Stiles and Anthony Drewe (Composer and Lyricist for New Songs and Additional Music); plus guests - Bradley Whitford, Anjelica Huston, Michelle Phillips, Kevin Kilner, Mekia Cox.
Ahmanson Theatre at the Music Center
135 N. Grand Avenue Los Angeles, CA 90012
Photo credit: Ryan Miller/Capture Imaging
Katie Balen, Bryce Baldwin, Carter Thomas and Bailey Grey
Kevin Kilner with son Joshua Neidorf