Monday, August 29, 2016

Emily Blunt Teases Her MARY POPPINS May Be 'A Little Meaner' by Movies News Desk

Emily Blunt discussesher latest challenge of stepping into the iconic shoesof Julie Andrews for Disney's upcoming MARY POPPINS RETURNS.

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Betty Buckley on Using Psychologists to Understand Characters and Herself by Jesse Steinbach

Michael MustoTheater & DanceNightlifenew york citybroadwayqueen2016 ElectionMichael MustoTexas-born Betty Buckley has long possessed great pipes and a lush way of approaching an assignme…

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Saturday, August 27, 2016

Julie Andrews Reacts to MARY POPPINS RETURNS Casting by BroadwayWorld

Emily Blunt can officiallyadd the approval of the original Mary Poppins herself to a growing list of accolades. According to Entertainment Weekly, when Rob Marshall, the director of the upco…

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A Practically Perfect Two-Show Day with Kara Lindsay at Mary Poppins by Monica Simoes

Take a behind the scenes look at North Carolina Theatre’s production of Mary Poppins.

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Wednesday, August 24, 2016

‘Take A Bow’ Part 1: The Staff of DCMetroTheaterArts’ Favorite Spring/Summer 2016 Performances by Dcmetrotheaterarts Staff

Here’s Part 1 of the staff of DCMetroTheaterArts’ favorite Spring/Summer 2016 performances. To our honorees:  TAKE A BOW! ____ Stephanie Atha and Sofia Bordner as Winifred and …

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STAGE TUBE: Andrew Keenan-Bolger and Charlie Williams?Help Fialta Celebrate Summer with 'Be Someone' Music Video! by Stage Tube

Indie Band Fialta has just released anew music video directed and choreographed by Broadway's Andrew Keenan-Bolger and Charlie Williamsand featuring Broadway dancers from Matilda, She Loves …

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Tuesday, August 23, 2016

Bumblescratch: The challenges of writing sung-through musicals by Guest Bloggers

Robert J Sherman is a composer, lyricist and book writer who is proud to carry on the enduring legacy of his father and uncle, Robert B and Richard M Sherman, a.k.a The Sherman Brothers, who…

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Tuesday, August 16, 2016

He's a Part of Disney's World, Now: Lin-Manuel Miranda Will Team Up with Alan Menken for Live-Action The Little Mermaid by Ryan McPhee

Once you’re in the Mickey Mouse Club, you’re in it for life. After writing songs for Disney’s Moana and appearing in the upcoming Mary Poppins sequel, Lin-Manuel Miranda wi…

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Ben Whishaw in Negotiations to Join Cast of Mary Poppins Returns by Andrew Gans

The stage and screen star would play a grown-up Michael Banks.

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Monday, August 15, 2016

THE CRUCIBLE's Ben Whishaw to Sign on for MARY POPPINS RETURNS? by TV News Desk

Just off a run in THE CRUCIBLE on Broadway, Ben Whishaw, also well known for his role as 'Q' in the new James Bond films, is in talks to join Disney's upcoming sequel to the beloved 1964 fil…

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Ben Whishaw Could Join Emily Blunt & Lin-Manuel Miranda for Mary Poppins Returns by Ryan McPhee

Ben Whishaw, who recently appeared on Broadway in The Crucible, is in talks to join Emily Blunt and Lin-Manuel Miranda in Mary Poppins Returns. According to the Hollywood Reporter, the stage…

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Local Favorites Harrison Meloeny & Michelle Lane Star Ride The Emotional Roller Coaster Of “Next To Normal” by Cary Ginell

BY CARY GINELL Occasionally we venture out of the sanctity of Ventura County to see how some of our locally raised theatricians are faring in their acting careers. Today we visit with Harris…

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Thursday, August 11, 2016

Kristy Cates and Ryann Redmond Are Off-Broadway's New Wonderettes by Olivia Clement

The actresses will succeed Christina Bianco and Diana DeGarmo in the Off-Broadway hit musical.

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Tuesday, August 9, 2016

BWW TV: Star-Studded RAGTIME Journeys On to Ellis Island- Watch Concert Highlights! by BroadwayWorld TV

Ellis Island got a little more Broadway last night, as Ragtime was presented in aninvitation-only, one-night-only event, narrated by two-time Tony Award winner and originalRagtimeBroadway ca…

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Friday, August 5, 2016

Will Julie Andrews and Dick Van Dyke Join Mary Poppins Returns? by Robert Viagas

They would join a cast that already includes Emily Blunt and Lin-Manuel Miranda.

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Thursday, August 4, 2016

Dick van Dyke and Julie Andrews In Talks to Join MARY POPPINS RETURNS! by BroadwayWorld

Hello has reported that Dick van Dyke and Julie Andrews, stars of the beloved 1964 film, Mary Poppins, may be in talks to join the cast of Disney's upcoming sequel, Mary Poppins Returns.

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Sunday, July 31, 2016

Half a Sixpence review – slick musical update lacks emotional clout by Clare Brennan

Chichester Festival theatreJulian Fellowes and Cameron Mackintosh’s reworking of HG Wells has the production values but lacks rounded charactersHit-makers Julian Fellowes (writer of Downto…

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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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