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Mary Poppins (musical)

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  • Victoria Clark, Danny Burstein Join Broadway's 'Snow Geese'

    Tony winner Victoria Clarke and Danny Burstein, nommed for Tonys in each of the last two seasons, are among the thesps signed on to appear alongside Mary-Louise Parker in the upcoming Broadway production of "The Snow Geese." Clark will temporarily exit...
  • Acting Like A Kid: Some Helpful Advice From One Who Knows

    Acting Like A Kid: Some Helpful Advice From One Who Knows
    You can't swing a critic around Times Square without hitting some kid who's featured, if not starring, in a Broadway show. This fact was abundantly clear in the opening number of June's Tony Awards show when young cast members of "Annie," "Matilda,"...
  • Autumn theater sneak peek: 50 shows for the next few months

    Autumn theater sneak peek: 50 shows for the next few months
    As the days grow shorter and the temperatures drop, the theater scene offers its own bountiful fall harvest. From heirlooms to hybrids, homegrown treats to intriguing imports, the list below highlights just a few of the toothsome possibilities on the...
  • Disney Theatrical Casts Broadway's 'Aladdin'

    Jonathan Freeman, the actor who portrayed the villain Jafar in Disney's 1992 animated pic "Aladdin," will reprise his role onstage in the Broadway-bound legit adaptation of the tale, in which he'll be part of a cast led by Adam Jacobs ("Les Miserables,"...
  • 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...
  • Go Away With ... Ashley Brown

    Born in Gulf Breeze, Fla., and currently a resident of New York City, singer-actress Ashley Brown originated the title role of "Mary Poppins" on Broadway. She reprised the role in the national tour, receiving the 2010 Garland Award for that performance....
  • 'Saving Mr. Banks': Tom Hanks unveils his Bob Iger impression

    'Saving Mr. Banks': Tom Hanks unveils his Bob Iger impression
    In "Saving Mr. Banks," the new film about Walt Disney's efforts to persuade the cantankerous British author P.L. Travers to make her "Mary Poppins" novels into a movie musical, Tom Hanks steps into the shoes of the famous studio head. At a recent...
  • 'The Jungle Book' at Goodman Theatre: When Mary met Walt (and Rudyard)

    'The Jungle Book' at Goodman Theatre: When Mary met Walt (and Rudyard)
    Rudyard Kipling hated Chicago. "It holds rather more than a million of people with bodies, and stands on the same sort of soil as Calcutta," wrote the man whom George Orwell dubbed "the prophet of British imperialism in its expansionist phase,"...
  • Lyric's passion must extend to musical theater

    Lyric's passion must extend to musical theater
    In 2008, New York's Lincoln Center revived a Broadway warhorse: "South Pacific." At the beginning of the overture in the Vivian Beaumont Theater, the lip of Michael Yeargan's setting, which had the outline of a tropical island, began to move backward,...
  • Grand staging for 'Oklahoma' in the hands of Lyric Opera

    Grand staging for 'Oklahoma' in the hands of Lyric Opera
    Early in "Oklahoma!" the 1943 masterpiece by Richard Rodgers and Oscar Hammerstein II now at the Lyric Opera of Chicago, the traveling peddler Ali Hakim asks the naive young farm girl Laurey Williams if she wants something. He means trinkets from his...
  • Marriott to produce 'Mary Poppins' as part of 2013 season

    The Marriott Theatre in Lincolnshire has announced its 2013 season of shows.  The slate begins in January with the revue “Now & Forever: The Music of Andrew Lloyd Webber” (which contains songs from Lloyd Webber’s biggest hits,...
  • Full cast announced for 'Big Fish' Broadway run

    Full cast announced for 'Big Fish' Broadway run
    Complete casting was announced for movie-turned-musical "Big Fish," which will transfer to Broadway with its two leads in tow. Tony winner Norbert Leo Butz ("Dead Accounts") and Tony nominee Kate Baldwin ("Finian's Rainbow"), who starred in the recent...