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Kelly to play Mary Poppins

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Kelly to play Mary Poppins#0
Posted: 1/30/04 at 8:55pm
Kelly to play Mary Poppins

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Laura Michelle Kelly, currently portraying Hodel in the Broadway revival of Fiddler on the Roof, has decided to play Mary Poppins in London. Anyone have any comments on this news?
Fiddler On the Roof's Kelly Confirmed for West End Mary Poppins

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Updated On: 1/30/04 at 08:55 PM
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re: Kelly to play Mary Poppins#1
Posted: 1/30/04 at 8:58pm
Here is another pic of her at the Fiddler party.
http://www.broadway.com/template_3.asp?CI=33630&CT=26
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re: re: Kelly to play Mary Poppins#2
Posted: 2/7/04 at 2:11pm
She looks the part, and by all reports I've heard is perfect for the role. I'd still pick Ruthie Henshall though as my personal first choice.
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re: re: re: Kelly to play Mary Poppins#3
Posted: 2/18/04 at 11:46pm
Well she is not Julie, but I am willing to give her a try. I hope the show makes it to Broadway.