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Mary Poppins (musical)

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  • LeRoy McClain Joins Alice Ripley In Long Wharf's 'Clybourne Park'

    LeRoy McClain Joins Alice Ripley In Long Wharf's 'Clybourne Park'
    LeRoy McClain (Broadway’s “Cymbeline," "The History Boys") will join Tony Award-winner Alice Ripley (Broadway's "Next to Normal")  in the cast of Bruce Norris’ Pulitzer Prize and Tony Award-winning play, “Clybourne Park,”...
  • Broadway musical 'Newsies' turns quick profit for Disney

    In bygone days "extra, extra" is what newspaper hawkers used to shout to sell copies. Now it's what the Walt Disney Co. is adding to its bottom line, with word that "Newsies, the Musical," about turn-of-the-20th century paperboys who go on strike, has...
  • Cruise Trends & Trips: Theater at sea

    Cruise Trends & Trips: Theater at sea
    Spectacular song-and-dance numbers backed by soaring musical scores. Elaborate, encore-worthy set designs. Floors that shift, open and drop. Hundreds of costumes flouncing, floating, shimmering, shaking. Larger than life. Bigger than Broadway. If you're...
  • "Oklahoma" at Lyric Opera of Chicago ★★★

    "Oklahoma" at Lyric Opera of Chicago ★★★
    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...
  • The Times Square vortex

    The Times Square vortex
    NEW YORK — On a walking tour of Times Square, something supercalifragilisticexpialidocious happened. With the guide at my side, I was strolling along the streets without causing any casualties. No banging into clumps of tourists or wiping small...
  • 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...
  • '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 'Poppins' has its Mary

    The Marriott Theatre in Lincolnshire said Friday that it has found its lead for its upcoming production of "Mary Poppins," directed by Gary Griffin. Summer Naomi Smart, currently appearing in "Shrek" at Chicago Shakespeare Theatre, will play the title...
  • Style in the aisles -- and on screen -- at Disney's D23 Expo

    Style in the aisles -- and on screen -- at Disney's D23 Expo
    The recently wrapped D23 Expo at the Anaheim Convention Center proved to be more than a three-day biannual gathering of Disney fans. It was a mind-boggling testament to the pop culture juggernaut that Walter Elias Disney hath wrought. Thanks to a stable...
  • 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,"...