Thursday, November 16, 2017

WATCH: @JKCorden does #MaryPoppins: The Crosswalk Musical

James Corden's "Crosswalk Musical" segment continues with a British classic...MARY POPPINS and this one actually took place in London. James was joined by Sir Ben Kingsley for this hilarious…

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Friday, November 10, 2017

Jonny Labey, Zizi Strallen & More to Lead West End's Strictly Ballroom The Musical by Andy Lefkowitz

Jonny Labey, Zizi Strallen and Will Young will lead the cast of Baz Luhrmann’s Strictly Ballroom The Musical when it makes its West End debut in 2018. As previously announced…

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Wednesday, November 8, 2017

Comedy review: Steve Coogan is Alan Partridge and Other Less Successful Characters by Stephanie Merritt

Coogan's first live tour in 10 years is pretty much what it says on the tin. The less successful characters - Paul and Pauline Calf, Duncan Thickett and Tommy Saxondale - make their appearan…

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Monday, November 6, 2017

Put your hands up for the teacher in Lloyd Webber's touring 'School of Rock' by Chris Jones

Dewey Finn, the interloping pedagogical hero of “School of Rock” and a character first created by Jack Black, is a tricky, shifty dude to play when live on stage. This Mary Poppins of su…

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Tuesday, October 31, 2017

BWW TV: NEWSIES Seizes the Day at Marriott Theatre by BroadwayWorld TV

From the bustling streets of New York City at the turn of the 20th century comes the Tony Award-winning new American musical, NEWSIES, making headlines at the Marriott Theatre just in time f…

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Friday, October 20, 2017

Sherman Brothers' New Musical LEVI! to Make World Premiere in Los Angeles by BroadwayWorld

The Los Angeles City College LACC Theatre Academy and Kritzerland Entertainment present the world premiere of LEVI, a classic fit new musical based on the life of Levi Strauss, with a book b…

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Friday, October 6, 2017

Review: Leslie Carrara-Rudolph's World of Whimsey by Michael Block

By Michael BlockLeslie Carrara-Rudolph’s “day job” is bringing life to kooky characters and crazy creatures through the art of puppetry. But what happens when the puppets go to bed and…

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Thursday, September 28, 2017

Winds in the East! MARY POPPINS JR. Now Available for Licensing Around the World by Broadwayworld Jr

Music Theatre International MTI, announced today that Disney and Cameron Mackintosh's Mary Poppins JR. is now available for licensing around the world.

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Disney and Cameron Mackintosh’s Mary Poppins JR. Released for Licensing by Adam Hetrick

Performance rights for the 70-minute adaptation of the Broadway musical are now available from Music Theatre International.

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Thursday, September 21, 2017

Aaron De Jesus, Nicolas Dromard & More Tapped for Jersey Boys at New World Stages by Lindsey Sullivan

The off-Broadway production of the Tony-winning musical Jersey Boys has found its Four Seasons! Aaron De Jesus, Nicolas Dromard, Mark Edwards and Cory Jeacoma will play Frankie Valli, Tommy …

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Tuesday, September 19, 2017

Broadway's The Play That Goes Wrong Welcomes a New Batch of Stars by Andy Lefkowitz

Pratfalls abound! The Broadway production of The Play That Goes Wrong, which has become the longest-running play currently on the Great White Way, welcomes a new company of comedic tale…

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Thursday, September 14, 2017

Mark Evans & More to Join Broadway's The Play That Goes Wrong by Andy Lefkowitz

This sounds oh so right! The Broadway production of The Play That Goes Wrong, which has become the longest-running play currently on the Great White Way, will welcome a new company of t…

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Broadway's The Play That Goes Wrong to Welcome New Cast by Andy Lefkowitz

A new school year is beginning at Cornley University this fall as the Tony Award-winning Broadway production of Mischief Theatre’s The Play That Goes Wrong, which has inexplicably become l…

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Tuesday, September 12, 2017

'Trevor' star Eli Tokash is already a seasoned performer at 14 by Morgan Greene

Some people spend their whole lives dreaming about their Broadway debuts. Others make theirs before middle school. Eli Tokash is one of those lucky few. He's a 14-year-old from the Pittsburg…

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Tuesday, August 22, 2017

People You Should Know . . . Mark Andrew Garner by Zack Calhoon

MARK ANDREW GARNER, a graduate of @bdcnyc #ProSemNation, was most recently Neleus in Mary Poppins at Alabama Shakespeare Festival and Swing/Young Max u/s in The Grinch Who Stole Ch…

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Thursday, August 17, 2017

Sherman album series: Mary Poppins (2005 Original London Cast Recording) by Ian Foster

As A Spoonful of Sherman, a tribute to three generations of Sherman family music, including childhood classics by the Sherman Brothers, continues Live at Zedel until 20 August 2017, Ian Fost…

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Thursday, August 10, 2017

London Star Ashley Day on Reclaiming His Dancing Roots in An American in Paris in the West End by Matt Wolf

Ashley Day has appeared in Evita, Mary Poppins, and as Elder Price in The Book of Mormon in the West End. Now, the English musical theater triple-threat has danced his way int…

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Monday, July 31, 2017

'Mary Poppins' cancelled at Greensburg Garden & Civic Center by Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

The musical “Mary Poppins” has been cancelled at Greensburg Garden & Civic Center “due to unforeseen circumstances by the show's producers, Applause Productions.” Refunds for…

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Saturday, July 22, 2017

Dick Van Dyke Takes Opportunity to Apologize for MARY POPPINS Cockney Accent by BroadwayWorld

Dick Van Dyke may be lauded for his all around charm in MARY POPPINS, but his cockney accent has since become a subject of amusement. Now Van Dyke has admitted to being aware of this fact an…

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Wednesday, July 19, 2017

Exclusive Podcast: 'Behind the Curtain' Talks Shower Playlists, Dueling Carol Channings, and Beat Boxing by Behind The Curtain

The return of Freddie Martinez, Kevin's strange obsession Rob's shower playlist, Kevin abuses the word 'kiki,' the correct way to listen to a cast recording is debated, Kevin is attacked by …

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Saturday, July 15, 2017

Aladdin Live-Action Film Casts Its Stars; Plus a New Sneak Peek at Emily Blunt in Mary Poppins Returns by Andy Lefkowitz

It's official! Mena Massoud and Naomi Scott will take a magic carpet ride in Disney's live-action Aladdin film. Massoud will play the title role with Scott as Princess Jasmine, accor…

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VIDEO: Emily Blunt Exudes Pure Magic in MARY POPPINS RETURNS Motion Poster by BroadwayWorld

Mary Poppins is a hot topic at this year's D23 expo. The film has just released a new motion poster of Emily Blunt in the starring role, check out how practically perfect she really is.

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Friday, July 14, 2017

'Ello Guvnah! D23 Expo Kicks Off with Sneak Peek of Lin-Manuel Miranda in MARY POPPINS RETURNS by BroadwayWorld

The D23 expo kicked off today with a sizzle reel of footage from upcoming Disney films. Among the clips was a blink-and-you-missed-it look at Lin-Manuel Miranda in the upcoming Disney preque…

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Monday, July 3, 2017

Choreographer Denis Jones on Paper Mill’s ‘Mary Poppins’ by Admin

Denis Jones is one of today’s most exciting choreographers on the musical theater scene. Whether designing dances for an original work or a revival production, his aesthetic draws upon cla…

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Friday, June 30, 2017

Lin-Manuel Miranda on Writing ‘Sixteen Hot Bars’ About Alexander Hamilton & Workshopping at the White House by

Hamilton creator and upcoming Mary Poppins Returns star Lin-Manuel Miranda stopped by Late Night with Seth Meyers on June 29. The Tony winner looked back on the early development of his Broa…

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Thursday, June 29, 2017

The Wind in the Willows review – Rufus Hound goes wild with Julian Fellowes' party animals by Michael Billington

London Palladium Toad, Badger, Mole and Rat are joined by new female characters in a fast-moving musical which ranges in style from Gilbert and Sullivan to raucous rockKenneth Grahame’s 19…

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Julie Andrews Gushes About Emily Blunt, Disney's New Mary Poppins by Ryan McPhee

“She’s real, and fun, and very talented,” said the Oscar winner as she passes down the iconic umbrella.

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VIDEO: Julie Andrews On MARY POPPINS RETURNS' Emily Blunt: 'I'm a Huge Fan' by TV News Desk

On this morning's TODAY, Julie Andrews revealed she's 'a huge fan' of Emily Blunt, who will play Mary Poppins in the upcoming sequel to Andrews' iconic film. 'She's real and fun and very tal…

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Wednesday, June 28, 2017

DVR Alert: Lin-Manuel Miranda, Sutton Foster Visit TODAY on NBC by BroadwayWorld

Today, June 28th, HAMILTON creator and star of Disney's MARY POPPINS RETURNS, Lin-Manuel Miranda will stop by NBC's TODAY during the 7-9 am hours, while multiple Tony Award winner Sutton Fos…

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Monday, June 26, 2017

Exclusive: Lesli Margherita, Elena Shaddow, Ruth Gottschall and More Set For Bucks County Playhouse GUYS AND DOLLS by Alan Henry

BroadwayWorld has exclusively learned thatElena Shaddow The Bridges of Madison County, Lesli Margherita Olivier Award Winner for Matilda, Lenny Wolpe The Drowsy Chaperone, Darius de Haas Shu…

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Saturday, June 24, 2017

Photo Flash: GROUNDHOG DAY Chills Before Act Two and More Saturday Intermission Pics! by BroadwayWorld

Today is Saturday, and that means it's time for what has become one of the theatre community's most beloved traditions- BroadwayWorld's 'Saturday Intermission Pics' roundup This week Groundh…

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