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Mary Poppins (musical)

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  • 'Anchorman 2' to challenge reign of 'Smaug' at the box office

    'Anchorman 2' to challenge reign of 'Smaug' at the box office
    Paramount Pictures' "Anchorman" sequel is on its way to a solid opening. "Anchorman 2: The Legend Continues," is poised to gross around $45 million in ticket sales in the U.S. and Canada over the five-day period ending Sunday, after taking in more than...
  • 'Saving Mr. Banks' cast on Walt Disney and P.L. Travers' clashes

    'Saving Mr. Banks' cast on Walt Disney and P.L. Travers' clashes
    As the respective creators of Mickey Mouse and Mary Poppins, two of the most cheerful, beloved characters around, it's odd to imagine studio head Walt Disney and author P.L. Travers quarreling. But that's precisely what happened when Disney tried to...
  • With Golden Globe nods, 'American Hustle' gains ground in best picture sweepstakes

    Since taking the Telluride and Toronto film festivals by storm in the early fall, "12 Years a Slave" and "Gravity" have dominated the Oscar conversation. Three months of screenings and cocktail receptions and glad-handing have done little to alter the...
  • 'Saving Mr. Banks' saves our Christmas spirit!

    "Too caustic? To h--l with the cost, we'll make the picture anyway!" said the irrepressible Samuel Goldwyn. I am grateful to Ted Bowden for this quote, which I had never seen or heard before. And that is saying something, when we have had Mr. Goldwyn's...
  • Review: 'Saving Mr. Banks' ★★★

    Review: 'Saving Mr. Banks' ★★&#9733
    No feathers, animated or otherwise, will be ruffled by "Saving Mr. Banks," director John Lee Hancock's genial fictionalized account of how Walt Disney seduced "Mary Poppins" author P.L. Travers into allowing, for 5 percent of the gross, the supernatural...
  • Who lost what in the Oscar nominations!

    "THAT IS a very silly question!" This was Diahann Carroll responding to the query: "What talent would you most like to have?" in Vanity Fair's Proust Questionnaire for February. Perhaps the beauteous Miss Carroll feels she has all the talent she can...
  • 'Beauty and the Beast' proves its staying power

    'Beauty and the Beast' proves its staying power
    Twenty years ago, an experimental show by a team with minimal Broadway experience made the trek to New York after a trial run in Houston. Pundits expressed doubt about whether the risk would pay off, and when the show finally opened, it got a drubbing...
  • Land of Linkin'

     
    Back from a short vacation, your weekly listing of intriguing, wacky, useful, provocative and otherwise interesting links that readers and I have come across and think you might want to see. "When you enter phrases into the Google Books Ngram......
  • Young talent to shine on Civic’s stage in "Broadway Kids"

     
    Some of the youngest performers in the Lehigh Valley will take the stage Sunday when Civic Theatre holds its inaugural “Broadway Kids” production. A dozen young performers, ages 9 to 13, some of whom have graced local and even Broadway stages,...
  • Paramount Theatre announces 2014-15 season in Aurora

    Paramount Theatre announces 2014-15 season in Aurora
    The Paramount Theatre will stage a series of big-name musicals during its 2014-15 season, the historic venue announced Friday, including "Cats" (Sept. 10-Oct. 12), "Mary Poppins" (Nov. 26-Jan. 4), "The Who's Tommy" (Jan. 14-Feb. 15, 2015) and "Les...
  • Grammys 2014: Live coverage of the pre-show winners

    Grammys 2014: Live coverage of the pre-show winners
    Welcome to the 2014 edition of brunch time at the Grammy Awards. The big concert extravaganza at Staples Center isn't for a few hours yet (5 p.m. Pacific time and tape-delayed until 8 p.m. for the West Coast), but the bulk of the Grammys will be awarded...
  • This little 'Light' of hers

    This little 'Light' of hers
    If you ever watched Disney's 1998 romantic comedy "The Parent Trap," then you most likely saw Erin Mackey — but you would have had no way of knowing that it was her. Such is the life of an acting and photo double. Only the back of her head or...