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Mary Poppins (musical)

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  • Freshmen Writers of 2013: New Scribes Prove Wise

    Oscar has a way of falling in love with first-time scripters, including Chris Terrio ("Argo"), Michael Arndt ("Little Miss Sunshine"), Diablo Cody ("Juno"), Dustin Lance Black ("Milk"), Mark Boal ("The Hurt Locker") and Geoffrey Fletcher ("Precious")....
  • Michael Eisner Honored on Broadway

    It was a feel-good evening full of smiles, hugs, and Disney songs. But this wasn't a child's sleepover, this was the New Victory Theater in Times Square, a space devoted to educating school children as young as four months in the ways of live...
  • 'Mary Poppins' Thesp Recalls Working With Walt Disney, Julie Andrews

    It's long overdue that somebody bring Walt Disney to the screen. Tom Hanks playing him is a dream combination. They have the same eyes. And Emma Thompson gives the full range of emotions as P.L. Travers. For me, watching her childhood onscreen and knowing...
  • Bill Cosby's Stories Provide Must-Read Memories

    Closer to 80 than 70, the man works. Nov. 8: Red Bank, N.J. Nov. 14: Great Falls, Mont. Nov. 15: Missoula, Mont. Nov. 16: San Bernardino, Calif. That's Bill Cosby's performance itinerary for the past two weeks. Then come the next two weeks. Nov....
  • Disney is launching a 'Newsies' tour, coming to Pantages in 2015

    Disney is launching a 'Newsies' tour, coming to Pantages in 2015
    "Newsies," the Disney musical that opened on Broadway in 2012, will launch a national tour that will come to Los Angeles in 2015, organizers said Wednesday. The musical, which features songs by multiple Academy Award-winning composer Alan Menken, is set...
  • 'Poppins' Author a Pill No Spoonful of Sugar Could Sweeten

    In the movie "Saving Mr. Banks," about the making of the 1964 Disney classic "Mary Poppins," Emma Thompson portrays the book's author, P.L. Travers, as an abrasive, unyielding, dour woman. In reality, says composer Richard Sherman, she was even worse....
  • 'Harry Potter'-themed store sued by Warner Bros.

    'Harry Potter'-themed store sued by Warner Bros.
    Whimsic Alley calls itself "a shopping haven for wizards of distinction," catering to "Harry Potter" fans with merchandise that includes wands, books, neckties and sweater vests for those looking to re-create the boy wizard's look. It even has a...
  • Ashley Brown, Tony Sheldon in Goodspeed's 'Hello, Dolly!'

    Ashley Brown, Tony Sheldon in Goodspeed's 'Hello, Dolly!'
    Ashley Brown, who created the title role in Broadway’s “Mary Poppins” and played Belle in Broadway’s “Beauty and the Beast” is Irene Malloy and Tony Award-nominated Tony Sheldon, who received a Tony Award nomination for...
  • South Windsor's Christopher Shin Marks 6th Anniversary of "Mary Poppins"

    South Windsor's Christopher Shin Marks 6th Anniversary of "Mary Poppins"
    This month "Mary Poppins" celebrates its sixth anniversary on Broadway. But Christopher Shin of South Windsor, who is in the ensemble of the musical, is celebrating another sixth anniversary this year. Shin, 26, -- not to be confused with playwright...
  • Look At The Old Girl Now, Fellas: 'Hello, Dolly!' Revived At Goodspeed

    Look At The Old Girl Now, Fellas: 'Hello, Dolly!' Revived At Goodspeed
    Seven weeks after President John F. Kennedy was assassinated"Hello, Dolly!" opened on Broadway and gave America something to sing and cheer about. The historic musical comedy triumph is something Broadway old-timers still rhapsodize about. The...
  • John Herrara Featured In New Musical, "LMNOP" at Goodspeed

    John Herrara Featured In New Musical, "LMNOP" at Goodspeed
    Harriett D. Foy (Broadway’s “The American Plan,” “Mamma Mia!”, “Once On This Island”) and Tony Award-nominated John Herrera (Broadway’s “The Threepenny Opera,” “1776,” “The...
  • Julie Andrews Stages Goodspeed Show

    Julie Andrews Stages Goodspeed Show
    Julie Andrews is wearing a white cap with the word "Think" embroidered on it as she sits down to tea in the Victorian parlor of the Goodspeed Opera House in East Haddam. The star of iconic and beloved musicals and films such as "My Fair Lady," "Camelot,"...