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Mary Poppins (musical)

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  • 'Mr. Banks,' 'Walter Mitty' Aim for Family Cred at Box Office

    This holiday season, Disney's "Saving Mr. Banks" and Fox's "The Secret Life of Walter Mitty" are testing the boundaries of what it means to be an all-audience film, as studios strive to strike the right balance between adult drama and family...
  • 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,"...
  • 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")....
  • 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....
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • '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...
  • '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,"...