Mary Poppins on Tour


BWW BLOG: What's Your Type?
by Jessica Vanek - Jun 30, 2018

BWW BLOG: What's Your Type? (more...)

Photo Flash: The Ladies of CARMEN JONES Get Sultry in Silk and More Saturday Intermission Pics!
by BWW News Desk - Jun 30, 2018

Today is Saturday, and that means it's time for what has become one of the theatre community's most beloved traditions- BroadwayWorld's 'Saturday Intermission Pics' roundup! This week, the ladies of Carmen Jones get sultry in silk. Check out this week's Saturday Intermission Pics below! (more...)

BWW Review: THE KING AND I Sails Into San Diego
by E.H. Reiter - Jun 29, 2018

With sets, colors, and costumes setting the tone, THE KING AND I playing at the San Diego Civic Theatre through July 1st is a richly hued journey into the exotic. (more...)

VIDEO: First Look at Broadway At Music Circus' SEVEN BRIDES FOR SEVEN BROTHERS
by Stage Tube - Jun 29, 2018

Following a critically acclaimed, sold out run of Singin' in the Rain, the 2018 Broadway At Music Circus season continues with Seven Brides for Seven Brothers, a show Broadway World called a 'daring, dazzling choreographic extravaganza.' With iconic choreography and a Tony®-nominated score, this rollicking musical based on the beloved MGM film features a crafty and assertive young bride living in the 1850s Oregon wilderness. She attempts to civilize and marry off her six rowdy brothers-in-law, but her plan goes comically wrong. Featuring high-kicking dance numbers, heartfelt romance and soaring songs. Performances of Seven Brides for Seven Brothers are Tuesday, June 26 through Sunday, July 1 at the Wells Fargo Pavilion. (more...)

VIDEO: Music Theatre Wichita Presents GUYS AND DOLLS
by Stage Tube - Jun 29, 2018

Music Theatre Wichita continues its 2018 Season with a fresh take on the classic musical Guys and Dolls. The second of five locally produced Broadway-scale productions, Guys and Dolls plays June 27-July 1 at the Century II Concert Hall in downtown Wichita, KS. (more...)

Photo Flash Music Theatre Wichita Presents GUYS AND DOLLS
by BWW News Desk - Jun 29, 2018

Music Theatre Wichita continues its 2018 Season with a fresh take on the classic musical Guys and Dolls. The second of five locally produced Broadway-scale productions, Guys and Dolls plays June 27-July 1 at the Century II Concert Hall in downtown Wichita, KS. (more...)

Lauren Elder, Anthony Galde, and More Lead World Premiere Of MARY AND MAX - A NEW MUSICAL
by BWW News Desk - Jun 29, 2018

Theatre Calgary's artistic director Stafford Arima (Allegiance, Broadway; Carrie, Off-Broadway revival; Altar Boyz, Off-Broadway) is thrilled to officially announce the casting for the world premiere of Mary and Max - A New Musical, with music and lyrics by Bobby Cronin, book by Crystal Skillman, directed by Arima, choreography by Jenn Rapp, and orchestrations and music supervision by Anna Ebbesen. (more...)

AN AMERICAN IN PARIS To Open At Ogunquit Playhouse
by BWW News Desk - Jun 28, 2018

???????One of the most captivating musicals ever to be adapted for the stage, An American in Paris, makes its regional premiere at the Ogunquit Playhouse July 11 through August 4 (more...)

Georgia Ensemble Theatre Conservatory Welcomes Students from Hangzhou, China
by BWW News Desk - Jun 28, 2018

???????Georgia Ensemble Theatre (GET), North Fulton's own professional theatre company and conservatory welcomes six Chinese students and their families to participate in a week of GET's Conservatory summer theatre camp. All the way from Hangzhou, Hunan Province in China, the students and their families will join GET's conservatory students in Roswell, GA for part two of the new cultural exchange with a Chinese-based company called 'Future Star'. (more...)

Peninsula Players Awards Outstanding Local Students
by BWW News Desk - Jun 28, 2018

Peninsula Players Theatre is pleased to announce the inaugural recipients of the Peninsula Players Outstanding Student Award. This award was created by Peninsula Players Theatre and its Board of Directors to recognize and reward graduating high school students across Door County for their achievements in and enthusiasm for the performing arts.    (more...)

BWW Interview: Jeremiah James Talks IT HAPPENED IN KEY WEST
by Nicole Ackman - Jun 28, 2018

Jeremiah James is an actor, writer, and producer who has worked in New York, LA, London, and many other cities. He's the lead producer of It Happened in Key West, as well as coming up with the original concept and writing the book for this quirky musical based on the true story of an eccentric scientist in 1930s Florida, who went to extreme lengths to keep the woman he loved. (more...)

Amynata Sow, Felipe Forastiere y Erika Bleda invitados especiales de Alcaín & The Silvers
by Juan-Jose Gonzalez - Jun 28, 2018

Este sabado 30 de junio a las 21h ALCAÍN & THE SILVERS ofrecera un concierto en el Cafe Berlin (C/ Costanilla de los Ángeles, 20. Metro: Callao) (more...)

Disney's THE LION KING, JR Opens To Sold Out Crowds At Upper Darby Summer Stage
by BWW News Desk - Jun 28, 2018

Upper Darby Summer Stage presents sold-out performances of Disney's "The Lion King, Jr." on July 11 to July 13. For those who missed their chance to purchase tickets, there are still excellent seats available for other exciting children's theater productions. In addition, tickets are on sale for the 2018 Mainstage production, "42nd Street," perfect for the whole family. (more...)

18th Annual Helpmann Awards Announce Performers, Hosts, Presenters And Broadcast Details
by BWW News Desk - Jun 27, 2018

This year, the winners of the 2018 Helpmann Awards will be announced at two events over two big nights. Both events will be directed by one of Australia's most internationally renowned producers, Olivier and MTV Award winner, choreographer and director David Atkins OAM. This year, for the first time, the Helpmann Awards will be broadcast live across the country, exclusively on the ABC. (more...)

Photo Flash: First Look at Broadway At Music Circus' SEVEN BRIDES FOR SEVEN BROTHERS
by BWW News Desk - Jun 27, 2018

Following a critically acclaimed, sold out run of Singin' in the Rain, the 2018 Broadway At Music Circus season continues with Seven Brides for Seven Brothers, a show Broadway World called a "daring, dazzling choreographic extravaganza." With iconic choreography and a Tony®-nominated score, this rollicking musical based on the beloved MGM film features a crafty and assertive young bride living in the 1850s Oregon wilderness. She attempts to civilize and marry off her six rowdy brothers-in-law, but her plan goes comically wrong. Featuring high-kicking dance numbers, heartfelt romance and soaring songs. Performances of Seven Brides for Seven Brothers are Tuesday, June 26 through Sunday, July 1 at the Wells Fargo Pavilion. (more...)

Nancy Anderson To Take On The Role Of Marilla Cuthbert In New Folk Rock Musical Version Of ANNE OF GREEN GABLES
by BWW News Desk - Jun 27, 2018

The Finger Lakes Musical Theatre Festival (FLMTF) has announced that Nancy Anderson will take take on the iconic role of Marilla Cuthbert in a developmental production ofAnne of Green Gables: A New Folk Rock Musical which features a book and lyrics by Matte O'Brien and music by Matt Vinson. The show runs July 5 through July 25 at the Merry-Go-Round Playhouse in Emerson Park and is presented by special arrangement with Justin Nichols. (more...)

BWW Picks Stars We'd Love to See in Female GLENGARRY GLEN ROSS
by BWW News Desk - Jun 26, 2018

Our team put our heads together to figure out who we'd want to appear in the production! Check out some of our picks below - and join in the coversation on Facebook and Twitter to share your thoughts! (more...)

Photo Flash: Cast of BEAUTIFUL Performs for Sing For Your Seniors for Pride Month
by BWW News Desk - Jun 26, 2018

On June 15, 2018, Sing For Your Seniors hosted the latest in its series of Broadway Sessions with cast members from "Beautiful: The Carole King Musical" at the Edie Windsor SAGE Center in Chelsea as part of Pride Month. SAGE is the country's largest and oldest organization dedicated to improving the lives of LGBT older adults. The musical performance included songs of the performers' choosing as well of songs from "Beautiful." The audience enjoyed a one-hour session, as well as a meet-and-greet visit with the cast following the performance.  (more...)

The Sydney Symphony Orchestra Celebrates the 55th Anniversary of MARY POPPINS
by BWW News Desk - Jun 25, 2018

Premiering in Australia ahead of the film's 55th anniversary in 2019, the Sydney Symphony Orchestra will present Disney in Concert: Mary Poppins, performing the score from the original 1964 film live-to-picture at the Sydney Opera House on 14 and 15 September, 2018. (more...)

Kevin Zak and Marissa Rosen Complete the Cast of R.R.R.E.D
by BWW News Desk - Jun 25, 2018

R.R.R.E.D., a new musical with music and lyrics by Katie Thompson and a book by Adam Jackman, Katie Thompson and Patrick Livingston, has announced complete casting for its Off-Broadway premiere. (more...)

Exclusive Podcast: LITTLE KNOWN FACTS with Ilana Levine- Andrew Keenan-Bolger
by Little Known Facts w/ Ilana Levine - Jul 9, 2018

BroadwayWorld has teamed up with Broadway alum Ilana Levine, who makes her entrance onto the podcast stage with her new show Little Known Facts. Ilana's unique brand of celebrity interview, 'Podcast Verite,' is unfiltered, raw, honest and uniquely funny. (more...)

BWW Review: Chicago Shakespeare Theater's PETER PAN Provides High-Flying Fun
by Rachel Weinberg - Jul 9, 2018

Chicago Shakespeare Theater's summer family musical PETER PAN is chock full of dazzling moments that will delight children and adults alike. With music and lyrics by George Stiles and Anthony Drewe with a new book by Elliot Davis (based upon the book by Willis Hall), this production captures all the magic of the classic story of the boy who refuses to grow up in just 75 minutes. Adult audience members who are fans of J.M. Barrie's original novel or the iconic Disney animated film will find this PETER PAN a refreshing mix of the familiar and the new. And of course, young audiences seeing the story of PETER PAN for the first time will be altogether surprised and amazed by this telling. (more...)

MARY POPPINS Flies Onto The Capitol Center Mainstage This August
by BWW News Desk - Jul 9, 2018

RB Productions flies onto the mainstage of the Capitol Center for the Arts on August 3 and 4 with its production of the popular Broadway megahit 'Mary Poppins'.  (more...)

Photo Flash: The Plastics Have Doppelgangers and More Saturday Intermission Pics!
by BWW News Desk - Jul 7, 2018

Today is Saturday, and that means it's time for what has become one of the theatre community's most beloved traditions- BroadwayWorld's 'Saturday Intermission Pics' roundup! This week, the ladies of a regional production of Footloose took after the Plastics of Mean Girls. Check out this week's Saturday Intermission Pics below! (more...)

Matt Cardle To Join Cast Of STRICTLY BALLROOM The Musical
by BWW News Desk - Jul 6, 2018

Best-selling recording artist, X-Factor winner and West End star Matt Cardle is to join the cast of Strictly Ballroom The Musical. Based on Baz Luhrmann's acclaimed film and now transformed into a spectacular and joyous West End musical, Matt will play the role of band leader Wally Strand, from Tuesday 31st July at the Piccadilly Theatre. He takes over the role from Will Young. (more...)

LEGALLY BLONDE Comes to Riverside Theatres
by BWW News Desk - Jul 5, 2018

The hit musical LEGALLY BLONDE explodes on to the stage at Riverside Theatres in July 2018 with a show that is so much fun it should be illegal. The winner of 7 major awards including Best New Musical 2011 at the Olivier Awards, LEGALLY BLONDE is a high-energy romantic comedy about knowing who you are and showing what you've got! (more...)

Review Roundup: Barrington Stage's THE ROYAL FAMILY OF BROADWAY With Music and Lyrics by William Finn
by BWW News Desk - Jul 5, 2018

Barrington Stage Company (BSC), the award-winning theatre in downtown Pittsfield, under the leadership of Artistic Director Julianne Boyd, presents the world premiere musical, The Royal Family of Broadway. Performances run through July 7 on the Boyd-Quinson Mainstage (30 Union Street). (more...)

Photo Flash: Chicago Shakespeare Theater Presents PETER PAN – A MUSICAL ADVENTURE
by BWW News Desk - Jul 3, 2018

Chicago Shakespeare Theater announces the cast and creative team for the summer family musical production of Peter Pan - A Musical Adventure at the Theater's home on Navy Pier, June 27-August 19, 2018. Based on J.M. Barrie's beloved tale about the boy who wouldn't grow up, this heartwarming musical dazzles with a score written by George Stiles and lyrics by Anthony Drewe-the award-winning songwriting duo behind Disney and Cameron Mackintosh's smash hit Mary Poppins and the Olivier Award-winning Honk! Amber Mak takes the helm as the production's director and choreographer in this newly updated version by Elliot Davis based on the book by Willis Hall. (more...)

BWW Review: MARY POPPINS The Broadway Musical Proves Anything Can Happen When You Let It
by Shari Barrett - Jul 3, 2018

When Santa Monica's Morgan-Wixson Theatre decided to present Mary Poppins The Broadway Musical as the final production of their 2017-18 Mainstage season, the group had no idea how the old theater adage "The Show Must Go On" would prove the title character's belief that "anything can happen when you let it." You see, the original directing team deserted the production a month before it was due to open, with an incomplete cast in place and tickets already having been sold. How could the challenge be met on time? Let me assure you, thanks to its new directors Kristie Mattsson and Aric Martin, musical directors Andrew Lederman and Daniel Koh, choreographers Lauren Blair and Holly Weber, and producers Anne & Larry Gesling, Spencer Johnson, and Meredith Wright, I would never have known such an additional challenge had been in place given the incredible quality of the production I saw! (more...)

Photo Flash: First Look at Bucks County Playhouses 42ND STREET
by BWW News Desk - Jul 3, 2018

With a tap-happy cast and a score chock-filled with American songbook classics, Bucks County Playhouse presents the quintessential backstage musical comedy '42nd Street' through August 4, 2018. This an all-new production is directed by Bucks County Playhouse Artistic Associate Hunter Foster and choreographed by Jeremy Dumont. Get a first look at the production below! (more...)

Patchogue Theatre To Launch Kids Summer Movie Series with MARY POPPINS
by BWW News Desk - Jul 2, 2018

Patchogue Theatre for the Performing Arts is proud to present summer entertainment for the whole family with its new Kids Summer Movie series, co-presented with the award winning local online media outlet GreaterPatchogue.com. The series begins with Disney's "Mary Poppins" on July 11 at 2 p.m.Movies will be shown on Patchogue Theatre's big screen every Wednesday at 2 p.m., from July 11 through August 8. (more...)

Kara Lindsay Returns to BEAUTIFUL July 12th
by BWW News Desk - Jul 2, 2018

Kara Lindsay will be coming back to the Sondheim as 'Cynthia Weil' in Beautiful beginning Tuesday, July 10th. Jessica Kennan Wynn will take her final bow on Sunday, July 8th. (more...)

You Can't Stop The Beat This Summer At Legacy Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Jul 2, 2018

The Hit Broadway Musical Hairspray is making a big, bold appearance at the Legacy Theatre! This upbeat and powerful show opens July 6th and runs through August 5th. (more...)

BWW Review: HELLO DOLLY! at Trollwood Performing Arts School
by Brian Michaels - Jul 14, 2018

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Full Cast Announced For Sheffield Theatres' Christmas Musical KISS ME, KATE
by BWW News Desk - Jul 13, 2018

Artistic Director of Sheffield Theatres, Robert Hastie, today announces the full cast for Paul Foster's major revival of Kiss Me, Kate. Foster directs Delroy Atkinson (Gangster 1), Edward Baker-Duly (Fred), Cindy Belliot (Hattie), John Conroy (Baptista), Dafydd Emyr (Harrison Howell), Dex Lee (Bill), Rebecca Lock (Lilli), Ross McLaren (Gremio), Joel Montague (Gangster 2), Adam Rhys-Charles (Hortensio), Amy Ellen Richardson (Lois), Matthew Whennell-Clark (Ralph) and Layton Williams (Paul), with Jessica Buckby, Ronan Burns, Louis Gaunt, Ruby Greenwood, Tash Holway (also Assistant Choreographer and Dance Captain), Jennifer Louise Jones, Bobbie Little, Emmanuele N'Zuzi, Simon Oskarsson and Clancy Ryan. The production opens on 12 December, with previews from 7 December, and runs until 12 January 2019. (more...)

Steven Spielberg Moves Forward with WEST SIDE STORY Remake After Pushing Back INDIANA JONES 5 Release Date
by TV News Desk - Jul 12, 2018

Disney has pushed the Steven Spielberg-directed Indiana Jones 5 to July 9, 2021 now that Spielberg's other project, a West Side Story reboot, is in pre-production, Deadline has reported. (more...)

Photo Flash: Music Theatre Wichita Presents FREAKY FRIDAY
by BWW News Desk - Jul 12, 2018

Music Theatre Wichita continues its 2018 Season with the new Disney musical Freaky Friday. The third of five locally produced Broadway-scale productions, Freaky Friday plays July 11-15 at the Century II Concert Hall in downtown Wichita, KS. (more...)

Classic SHE LOVES ME Comes To The Croswell Opera House
by BWW News Desk - Jul 12, 2018

The Croswell Opera House's 2018 season continues this month with its production of SHE LOVES ME, a romantic comedy musical that has inspired many adaptations including the movie You've Got Mail. (more...)

Paul Iacono, Bob Stillman Headline Next Madame's Soiree
by BWW News Desk - Jul 12, 2018

Cabaret patroness Madame Mathieu has selected two-time Tony Award nominee Bob Stillman (Grey Gardens, Kiss of the Spider Woman) and MTV's Paul Iacono (The Hard Times of RJ Berger, FAME) as guests of honor at the July 26th edition of Bistro Awards Critics' Pick Madame Mathieu's Soiree. The duo will be joined on the program by a distinguished group of emerging artists from a variety of disciplines. (more...)

Kravis Center Announces Four New Schools For Disney Musicals In Schools Program
by BWW News Desk - Jul 12, 2018

The Raymond F. Kravis Center for the Performing Arts is pleased to announce the four Palm Beach County public elementary schools that have been selected to participate in its 2018-2019 Disney Musicals in Schools program. The program is an outreach initiative developed by Disney Theatrical Productions to create sustainable theater programs in under-resourced elementary schools. The four schools selected are Academy for Positive Learning in Lake Worth, Dr. Mary McLeod Bethune Elementary in Riviera Beach, Meadow Park Elementary in West Palm Beach and Lincoln Elementary in Riviera Beach. (more...)

Broadway's Best Helps Blake Allen Celebrate The Sherman Brothers
by BWW News Desk - Jul 12, 2018

???????Blake Allen, known for his innovative bridging of contemporary music and theater through composition, is committed to honoring and educating audiences about the music of America from the early-mid part of the 20th century through An Evening With… musical series. The Green Room 42 Presents: An Evening With... The Sherman Brothers, curated and orchestrated by Blake Allen is the third installment of this important series and will take place on July 20 at 9:30 p.m. inside the Times Square Yotel. By setting these celebrated works with notable contemporary voices through the "An Evening With…" series has become an important vehicle for musical preservation.  (more...)

The Green Room 42 Presents 'An Evening With...' The Sherman Brothers
by BWW News Desk - Jul 11, 2018

The Green Room 42 Presents: 'An Evening With...' The Sherman Brothers and Blake Allen + The Whobethems features songs from your childhood spanning The Sherman Brother's illustrious and legendary Oscar and Grammy Winning careers. With a 11-person band playing new arrangements, come and enjoy an night full of music we all know and love from "Mary Poppins" to "Chitty Chitty Bang Bang," "It's a Small World (after all)," the Disney Parks, cartoons, and more! (more...)

Featuring Over 100 Talented Berkshire Youth, TARZAN Begins 7/26
by BWW News Desk - Jul 11, 2018

Featuring hit music by rock legend, Phil Collins, such as the Academy Award-winning 'You'll Be in My Heart,' as well as 'Two Worlds,' Tarzan swings and sings onto The Colonial Theatre stage (111 South Street; Pittsfield, MA), running Thursday, July 26 through Thursday, August 16. Directed by Travis Daly (The Music Man, Beauty and the Beast, Mary Poppins), with music direction by Mark Gionfriddo (The Music Man, Beauty and the Beast, Mary Poppins) and choreography by Avital Asuleen (The Music Man), this adored musical features over 100 talented Berkshire youth. (more...)

Crisis Averted! THE PLAY THAT GOES WRONG Extends Through January 2019
by BWW News Desk - Jul 11, 2018

The Play That Goes Wrong, announced today that the Tony Award-winning production has extended its run past its previously announced closing date Sunday, August 26. The show is now on sale until Sunday, January 6, 2019. Tickets will be available starting Friday, July 13 at noon. (more...)

Brief 7/11: MARY POPPINS RETURNS Sets Early Release Date, and More!
by Stephanie Wild - Jul 11, 2018

Good morning BroadwayWorld! Today's top stories: Mary Poppins Returns, starring Lin-Manuel Miranda and Emily Blunt, will be released earlier than planned, and more! (more...)

WOODY SEZ Brings Guthrie's Music to People's Light
by BWW News Desk - Jul 11, 2018

Four wildly talented actor-musicians deliver a toe-tapping, hand-clapping, sing-along summer experience for all generations in Woody Sez: The Life & Music of Woody Guthrie, back by popular demand at People's Light. Folk revolutionary Guthrie showed you can strum a revolution with joy. Current troubadour David M. Lutken and friends celebrate the fascinating, beautiful, and sometimes tragic life of the legend who inspired Dylan, Springsteen, DiFranco, and an entire songwriting tradition. Featuring 15 instruments, 25 songs, and comprised almost entirely of Guthrie's own words, Woody Sez runs August 1-26 on the Leonard C. Haas Stage in Malvern. (more...)

Disney Will Release MARY POPPINS RETURNS Sooner Than Expected
by BWW News Desk - Jul 10, 2018

Disney Moves Release Dates For INDIANA JONES 5, Mary Poppins RETURNS (more...)

BWW Interview: LEGALLY BLONDE at The Pinewood Bowl In Lincoln
by Christine Swerczek - Jul 10, 2018

I have never been to the Pinewood Bowl in Lincoln, Nebraska. Lincoln, our neighbor to the west, is a short 40 minute drive from Omaha on a good day. When the Huskers are playing, that is another story. (more...)

Scarlett Strallen and Timothy Edward Kane Lead NELL GWYNN at Chicago Shakespeare
by BWW News Desk - Jul 10, 2018

Chicago Shakespeare Theater announces the cast for the North American premiere of Jessica Swale's exuberant new comedy Nell Gwynn, September 20-November 4, 2018. The music- and dance-filled play took London audiences by storm when it debuted at Shakespeare's Globe, followed by a celebrated run on the West End. Director of the original London production, Christopher Luscombe, helms the new Chicago Shakespeare production. Star of Broadway and the West End Scarlett Strallen appears as Nell; Chicago leading actor Timothy Edward Kane performs the role of King Charles II. (more...)

Disney's BEAUTY AND THE BEAST Opens AT Pittsburgh CLO 7/27
by BWW News Desk - Jul 10, 2018

Pittsburgh CLO will fill the Benedum Center with magic and wonder fit for all ages with Disney's BEAUTY AND THE BEAST, July 27 - August 5. Disney's BEAUTY AND THE BEAST ran for a staggering 13 years and over 5,000 performances on Broadway. Now, Pittsburgh CLO brings this treasured story to life for a new generation, continuing the organization's commitment to providing young patrons the opportunity to enjoy live musical theater at home in Pittsburgh. Tickets are now available by phone at 412-456-6666, online at pittsburghCLO.org or by visiting the Box Office at Theater Square. Select half-price tickets for children 3-14 are sponsored by Giant Eagle, offering an affordable option for families to enjoy this timeless tale together. (more...)

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