Friday, July 29, 2016

Film News: Meryl Streep in Talks to Join Disney's Mary Poppins Sequel

The film would reunite Streep with her Into the Woods costar Emily Blunt.

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Regional Roundup: Top 10 Stories This Week Around the Broadway World - 7/29; MAMMA MIA! at The Muny, MARY POPPINS with Kara Lindsay, CABARET at Music by BroadwayWorld

This week, we go around our Broadway World to feature stories in Raleigh, Sacramento, St. Louis and more.Check out our top 10 stories around our Broadway World below, which include MAMMA MIA…

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Thursday, July 28, 2016

Breaking News: Meryl Streep in Talks to Join Lin-Manuel Miranda, Emily Blunt in Disney's MARY POPPINS RETURNS by TV News Desk

According to Variety, Oscar-winner Meryl Streep is in talks to join Lin-Manuel Miranda and Emily Blunt in the upcoming MARY POPPINS RETURNS coming from Disney in 2018. According to the publi…

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Meryl Streep May Join Lin-Manuel Miranda and Emily Blunt for Mary Poppins Returns by Adam Hetrick

The Oscar-winning actress will likely reunite with her Into the Woods co-star and director for the upcoming film musical.

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STAGE TUBE: Watch Highlights of Kara Lindsay, Nicolas Dromard and More in NCT's MARY POPPINS by Stage Tube

North Carolina Theatre announces the summer production of Disney and Cameron Mackintosh's Mary Poppins. Leading the cast in her North Carolina Theatre debut is Broadway sensation Kara Lindsa…

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Wednesday, July 27, 2016

Photo Flash: First Look at Kara Lindsay, Nicolas Dromard and More in NCT's MARY POPPINS by BroadwayWorld

Based on the popular Disney movie of the same name, Mary Poppins tells the storyof a mysterious English nanny sent to straighten out the children of the Banks family.The young nanny takes th…

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See Kara Lindsay Take on the Iconic Role of Mary Poppins by Hannah Vine

The Newsies and Wicked Star currently plays the role at the North Carolina Theatre.

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Half A Sixpence, Chichester Festival Theatre by Bella Todd

Watching Cameron Mackintosh’s joyful revision of this Sixties musical, it’s possible to believe for a moment that all the world needs now is love sweet love and a shit-ton of banjos. Wit…

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Friday, July 22, 2016

Odds & Ends: Lin-Manuel Miranda Returns to Hamilton, Fox's Rocky Horror Sets the Date & More by Imogen Lloyd Webber

Here's a quick roundup of stories you may have missed from today. Lin-Manuel Miranda Returns to Hamilton for Drunk History What comes next for Drunk History? Hamilton’s Lin-Manue…

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Review: Mary Poppins

At North Shore Music Theatre, Disney's beloved nanny doesn't quite get off the ground.

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Thursday, July 21, 2016

Chad Kimball, Jenn Colella & More to Appear in Come From Away on Broadway by Imogen Lloyd Webber

We now have casting for the much-buzzed about Broadway-bound Come From Away. Great White Way favorites Chad Kimball, Jenn Colella and more will continue in their roles in the new musical whe…

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Wednesday, July 20, 2016

Immaculate Mary Poppins by Sam Hurwitt

The Broadway musical isn't the best version of Mary Poppins, but its star at Tri-Valley Rep is practically perfect.

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‘Mary Poppins’ at Encore Stage & Studio by Julia L. Exline

Encore Stage and Studio presents Disney and Cameron Mackintosh’s Mary Poppins, with original music and lyrics by Richard M. and Robert B. Sherman and Book by Julian Fellowes, and new s…

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Tuesday, July 19, 2016

So What Have You Done Lately? Next Chapters for 'Hamilton' Stars by Patrick Pacheco

Two years ago, Leslie Odom Jr. had few impressive credits on his résumé. He was largely known for a couple of short-lived TV shows (“Vanished,” “Smash” ) and a Broadway musical flo…

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Friday, July 15, 2016

BWW Interview: Caroline Sheen on CRAZY FOR YOU at the Watermill by Jenny Ell

Caroline Sheen is one of our busiest and most popular musical theatre actresses. She has an unbelievable string of credits to her name including the title role in Mary Poppins, FantineEponin…

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Tuesday, July 12, 2016

Christina DeCicco Leads Lexington Theatre Company's MARY POPPINS This Week by BroadwayWorld

The Lexington Theatre Company will present its second season production Disney amp Cameron Mackintosh's Mary Poppins. Set to play at The Lexington Opera House July 14-17, Mary Poppins is pre…

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Sunday, July 10, 2016

TWITTER WATCH: Lin-Manuel Miranda Wastes No Time Cutting Off His HAMILTON Ponytail by Michael Dale

After last night's emotional final curtain call, the musical's Tony-winning authorstar now starts filming 'Mary Poppins Returns.'

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Wednesday, July 6, 2016

Laura Michelle Kelly to Bring ALL THAT MATTERS to 42West This Summer by BroadwayWorld

Following a sold-out cabaret run in May, Laura Michelle Kelly Finding Neverland, Mary Poppins returns to the stage with her highly-regarded cabaret 'All That Matters' - this time, at 42West.

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Lin-Manuel Miranda may be leaving Hamilton, but new projects are coming by Mark Kennedy

Creator of Hamilton's calendar is filled with projects, including a role on a Mary Poppins sequel

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Friday, July 1, 2016

North Shore Mary Poppins Casts Its Mary, Bert, George and Winifred Banks and More by Andrew Gans

The family favorite will play the Massachusetts venue beginning July 12.

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Thursday, June 30, 2016

VIDEO: Broadway's Matt Gumley Releases New Single 'Subway Rider' by BroadwayWorld

Known for television roles on MODERN FAMILY and PSYCH, Matt Gumley has also steadily performed on Broadway in ELF, THE ADDAMS FAMILY, MARY POPPINS, and BEAUTY AND THE BEAST, to name a few.

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Thursday, June 23, 2016

Disney Exec on Lin-Manuel Miranda's MARY POPPINS Casting: 'It's a Thrill For All of Us' by Movies News Desk

Disney executive vice president Tom MacDougall discussed the series of events which led to the casting of HAMILTON star and creator Lin-Manuel Miranda in Disney's MARY POPPINS RETURN.

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Tuesday, June 21, 2016

Jenn Colella, Chad Kimball, Kendra Kassebaum & More Will Lead Broadway-Bound COME FROM AWAY at Ford's Theatre by BroadwayWorld

Ford's Theatre Society today announced the Ford's Theatre cast for the new musical Come From Away, directed by Christopher Ashley. The production features Geno Carr Old Globe's Allegiance, J…

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Sunday, June 19, 2016

Review: ‘Mary Poppins’ at the Phoenix Festival Theater at Harford Community College by Lauren Honeycutt

Everyone has a melody that brings them immediately flashing back to their childhood. For me, it’s the first few notes of “Chim Chim Cher-ee” from the movie Mary Poppins. Those notes br…

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Thursday, June 16, 2016

Lin-Manuel Miranda to leave Hamilton on July 9 by Mark Kennedy

Star and creator of Hamilton will play one of lead roles in Mary Poppins sequel

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Javier Munoz Will Take Over in HAMILTON When Lin-Manuel Miranda Departs in July by BroadwayWorld

As BroadwayWorld previously reported, HAMILTON leading man Lin-Manuel Miranda will be exiting the show on July 9 to focus on his upcoming projects, including the starring role in Disney's MA…

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Monday, June 13, 2016

In the Wake of Tragedy, The Tony Awards Celebrated Diversity: 'Hate Will Never Win' by Jesse Steinbach

Michael MustoTheater & DanceTONY AWARDStransHillary ClintonMichael MustoThe horrifying massacre in the Orlando gay club Pulse early Sunday truly took a lot of the urgency out of "Best Li…

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Wednesday, June 8, 2016

Theater News: Paper Mill Playhouse Announces 2016 Rising Stars

Summit High School took home the top prize for its production of Mary Poppins.

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Friday, June 3, 2016

What Comes Next? Where to Catch Hamilton’s Lin-Manuel Miranda When He Leaves the Historic Hit by Lindsey Sullivan

When we see it coming, do we run or do we let it be? As Hamilton has taught us, all wonderful things eventually have to end; mastermind and star Lin-Manuel Miranda is poised to leave the tun…

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Daveed Diggs Is Not Throwing Away His Grammy, Audra McDonald's Singing on the Streets & More Lessons of the Week by Ryan McPhee

Happy Friday! We hope you’re ready to spend the weekend browsing through these fiery pics of the Hamilton ensemble (sheer cape optional), but first, it’s time for the Lessons of …

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Thursday, June 2, 2016

Hamilton star and creator Lin-Manuel Miranda to leave show in July by Nigel M Smith

Star of Broadway’s biggest sensation in years is moving on to pursue other opportunities, including a sequel to Mary Poppins with Emily BluntBroadway sensation Hamilton is sure to be a mai…

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