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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Wednesday, June 1, 2016

Spotlight On...Robin Goldfin by Michael Block

Name: Robin GoldfinHometown: Philadelphia, PA.Education: BA/English: Temple University.  MFA/Dramatic Writing: New York UniversityFavorite Credits:  I danced for 5 years with Lauri…

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Lin-Manuel Miranda Says There Will be a Hamilton Movie...But You'll Have to Wait For It! by Imogen Lloyd Webber

Hamilton will be a movie, but Lin-Manuel Miranda thinks we'll have to wait for it to blow us all away. The gargantuan Broadway hit’s creator and star told Rolling Stone that there …

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Tuesday, May 31, 2016

Lin-Manuel Miranda Goes Hollywood! The In the Heights Movie Is Now in the Hands of Harvey Weinstein by Ryan McPhee

Lin-Manuel Miranda is not throwing away his shot to bring In the Heights to the big screen, but it’ll require just a little more paciencia y fe. Rights for the film adaptation, which w…

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It's Official! Emily Blunt & Lin-Manuel Miranda to Lead Mary Poppins Returns by Imogen Lloyd Webber

This news is practically perfect! Hamilton’s creator and headliner Lin-Manuel Miranda will officially team up with Into the Woods star Emily Blunt for Mary Poppins Returns. The sequel …

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Film News: Date Set for Mary Poppins Sequel, Starring Emily Blunt and Lin-Manuel Miranda

The new look at Mary Poppins will feature music by Hairspray writing team Shaiman and Wittman.

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Confirmed! Lin-Manuel Miranda Will Co-Star in 2018 Mary Poppins Musical Sequel by Robert Viagas

The Hairspray team will write an original score.

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Official! Lin-Manuel Miranda, Emily Blunt to Star in Disney's MARY POPPINS RETURNS, Out Christmas 2018 by TV News Desk

Golden Globe Award winner Emily Blunt Into the Woods, the upcoming Girl on the Train and Emmy, GRAMMY, Tony Award and Pulitzer Prize winner Lin-Manuel Miranda Hamilton, In the Heights are se…

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Monday, May 30, 2016

MARY POPPINS – Touring by Caroline Hanks-Farmer

Zizi Strallen plays the leading role and I have to say she was more than “practically perfect” - she was absolute perfection personified in this new stage adaptation of the Walt Disney f…

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Thursday, May 26, 2016

Josh Grisetti, Leslie Kritzer & Catherine Brunell Take the Lead in Broadway's Something Rotten! by Ryan McPhee

Look who Broadway’s welcoming to the Renaissance! Great White Way alums Josh Grisetti and Leslie Kritzer will join the cast of Something Rotten! as Nigel Bottom and Bea, respectively, …

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Thursday, May 19, 2016


Filmed live at Usher Hall in Edinburgh, Bianco sings a medley of Sherman Brothers classics as Barbra Streisand, Britney Spears, Idina Menzel, Liza Minnelli and many more.

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Tuesday, May 17, 2016

Review: Laura Michelle Kelly Brings Her Broadway Voice to Cabaret by Stephen Holden

This actress, known for “Finding Neverland” and “Mary Poppins,” performed pop and show tunes and occasional bold choices at Feinstein’s/54 Below.

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Monday, May 16, 2016

The Fans Have Spoken! Christian Borle's Most Eggcellent Roles, Ranked! by Lindsey Sullivan

Christian Borle is killin' it. Currently starring as the Bard in Something Rotten!, the Tony winner has two additional leading roles lined up for the 2016-2017 Broadway season. As previo…

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Still Time to Get Tickets to Drama Desk Panel on Revivals by Lauren Yarger

GAVIN CREEL, WARREN CARLYLE, STEVEN PASQUALE and JESSICA VOSK are among the panelists for REVIVING THE REVIVAL, a lively discussion about staging revivals moderated …

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Monday, May 9, 2016

Christian Borle to Play Willy Wonka in Charlie and the Chocolate Factory on Broadway; Theater Set by Imogen Lloyd Webber

Two-time Tony winner Christian Borle is in gobstopping demand! The Something Rotten! star, who is going on to headline the Broadway revival of Falsettos this fall, will then take on the role…

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Friday, May 6, 2016

Will Javier Munoz 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 at the end of July to focus on his upcoming projects, including the starring role in Di…

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A Quick Chat with performer and vocal coach Jennifer Peers by Bec Caton

Jennifer Peers, currently performing in Fiddler on the Roof, is in demand both as a musical theatre performer and teacher. She has performed in many Australian musicals including City of Ang…

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Tuesday, May 3, 2016

MARY POPPINS – Touring by Thom Dibdin

Chim chim charming: Practically perfect in every way, that’s Mary Poppins according to, well, Mary Poppins. She’s not wrong, though. The magical nanny really is rather wonderful.

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Monday, May 2, 2016

Photo Coverage: FINDING NEVERLAND's Laura Michelle Kelly Previews Her Feinstein's/54 Below Show! by Walter McBride

On May 2, 16 and 30, Feinstein's54 Below will welcomeBroadway leading ladyLaura Michelle KellyFinding Neverland, Mary Poppins, Fiddler on the Roof in a personal, revealing evening of song an…

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Monday, April 25, 2016

Film News: Lin-Manuel Miranda to Star in New Mary Poppins Sequel

The Hamilton creator will lead the cast opposite Emily Blunt.

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Official: Lin-Manuel Miranda Will Star in Disney's MARY POPPINS Sequel Alongside Emily Blunt by Marissa Sblendorio

About two months ago, BroadwayWorld reported that Lin-Manuel Miranda was in talks to star in Disney's MARY POPPINS sequel. Now, due to Disney setting the release dates for their upcoming liv…

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Hamilton's Lin-Manuel Miranda Will Star Opposite Emily Blunt in Mary Poppins by

It's official! Tony, Pulitzer, Emmy and Grammy winner Lin-Manuel Miranda will star alongside Emily Blunt in Disney’s new Mary Poppins. The Wrap writes that the Hamilton star and cr…

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