Friday, January 15, 2021

MARY POPPINS RETURNS is Now Streaming on Disney Plus

When and where can you find Mary Poppins Returns streaming? We have your answer here!

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Thursday, January 14, 2021

Ep31 – Andrew Keenan-Bolger – Andrew Everlasting by Bpn Admin Cs

Andrew tells Little Me listeners about how his experience performing in a production of Peter Pan in Michigan helped him to fall back in love with theater all over again, studying musical th…

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Wednesday, January 13, 2021

#29 – Gavin Lee by Bpn Admin Cs

Drama Desk Award-winner and Tony Award-nominee Gavin Lee joins David on this episode of "E-Ticket to Broadway" to share his memories of going to Walt Disney World and what it was like creati…

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Friday, January 8, 2021

How Jeffrey Sherman's Vaccine Story Inspired 'A Spoonful of Sugar'

In a new interview, Jeffrey Sherman, son of famed lyricist Robert Sherman, revealed that it was his experience being vaccinated for polio that inspired the hook to the classic tune 'A Spoonf…

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Thursday, January 7, 2021

ALADDIN Star Jonathan Freeman Will Answer Questions on Happily Ever After Hours

On Wednesday, Jan 13 (8:30pm PT) Join actor Jonathan Freeman as he shares behind-the-scenes stories from voicing the villain Jafar in the Aladdin franchise and appearances on Broadway in …

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Tuesday, January 5, 2021

Tony Nominee Noma Dumezweni Joins Live-Action Little Mermaid Movie by Caitlin Moynihan

Noma Dumezweni is going under the sea! Dumezweni is set to appear in the The Little Mermaid live-action film, according to Deadline. She will portray a new character in the remake, which st…

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Wednesday, December 30, 2020

Remembering Broadway Star Rebecca Luker by Terry Gross

Luker, who died of ALS Dec. 23, received Tony nominations for her performances in Showboat, The Music Man and Mary Poppins. She spoke to Fresh Air in 1999, 2000, 2013 and 2020.

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Sunday, December 27, 2020

Remembering Rebecca Luker by JK

Rebecca Luker was one of those Broadway performers I've always admired. When her name was in the Playbill I could always relax, knowing that her skill would guarantee an excellent evening …

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Have Your Own Dance Party on This Week's Elaine Paige on Sunday by

Olivier-winning actress Elaine Paige is giving listeners a chance to hear her BBC Radio 2 show, Elaine Paige on Sunday. This week's episode is all about getting listeners in a …

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Wednesday, December 23, 2020

Rebecca Luker, a Broadway star for 3 decades, dies at 59 by Anita Gates / The New York Times

Her Broadway career, fueled by her crystal-clear operatic soprano, brought her Tony Award nominations for “Show Boat,” “The Music Man” and “Mary Poppins.”

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Rebecca Luker, Tony-nominated ‘Mary Poppins,’ ‘Music Man’ star, dies at 59 by Eli Countryman, Variety

Rebecca Luker, the Broadway actor who earned Tony nominations for “Mary Poppins,” “The Music Man” and “Show Boat,” died on Wednesday in Manhattan, her agent told The New York Tim…

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Broadway star Rebecca Luker dead at 59 after battle with ALS by Johnny Oleksinski

Rebecca Luker, the Tony Award-nominated star of Broadway musicals such as "Show Boat" and "Mary Poppins," died Wednesday at age 59.

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Rebecca Luker, a Broadway Star for Three Decades, Dies at 59 by Anita Gates

Her Broadway career, fueled by her crystal-clear operatic soprano, brought her Tony Award nominations for “Showboat,” “The Music Man” and “Mary Poppins.”

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Friday, December 18, 2020

Mary Poppins Eyes New London Reopening Date by Dan Meyer

The revival of the Disney and Cameron Mackintosh musical opened in 2019.

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London's Mary Poppins and Hamilton Eye New May Reopening Dates by Dan Meyer

Both productions hail from mega-producer Cameron Mackintosh, a vocal proponent of getting theatres to re-open at full capacity.

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Thursday, December 17, 2020

ON: ANN REINKING (1949-2020) by Robert Shuman

More than forty-six years ago, the Sherman brothers’ Big Band musical Over Here! (they had written the scores for Mary Poppins and The Jungle Book, and the song “It’s a Small World,”…

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Mary Poppins to Return to the West End in May 2021 by Lindsey Sullivan

Disney Theatricals' Olivier-nominated London revival of Mary Poppins is now scheduled to return in May 2021. The production began performances on October 23, 2019 at the musical's original W…

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MARY POPPINS Will Return to the West End in May 2021

Everyone's favorite nanny is returning! Mary Poppins has just announced that it will return to London's Prince Edward Theatre in the spring. Opening night is set for May 22, with tickets goi…

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Tuesday, December 15, 2020

Breaking: HOUDINI Musical Set Sights on Broadway; Ramin Karimloo and Laura Osnes Take Part in Virtual Reading

Producer Karl Sydow (The Last Ship) has just announced that the new Broadway bound musical HOUDINI directed by Federico Bellone (Mary Poppins in Milan, Dirty Dancing), recently held a cross…

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Monday, December 14, 2020

The Muny Announces Dates for 2021 Season, Featuring On Your Feet!, Chicago, Sweeney Todd & More by Lindsey Sullivan

The Muny stage was empty this summer due to the coronavirus pandemic, but now the St. Louis theater has announced dates for its 2021 season. This year marked the first in the venue's 102-yea…

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Monday, December 7, 2020

Broadway's Christian Borle and Michael Potts Join Prodigal Son TV Series by Caitlin Moynihan

Tony winner Christian Borle and Michael Potts are set to have recurring roles on the second season of Fox's serial killer thriller Prodigal Son, according to Deadline. The two Broadway favor…

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Sunday, November 22, 2020

Lin-Manuel Miranda: 'Death suffuses my work, and part of that is growing up in New York' by Miranda Sawyer

The acclaimed writer and performer on watching cat videos with ‘hot priest’ Andrew Scott, and why Hamilton reminds him of his own father Lin-Manuel Miranda created and starred in the mus…

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Sunday, November 15, 2020

Hear the New London Cast Recording of Mary Poppins on This Week's Elaine Paige on Sunday by

Olivier-winning actress Elaine Paige is giving listeners a chance to hear her BBC Radio 2 show, Elaine Paige on Sunday. This week, Paige is giving her listeners a taste of the r…

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Friday, November 13, 2020

CD REVIEW: Mary Poppins: The Definitive Supercalifragilistic 2020 Cast Recording ★★★★ by Emma Clarendon

This new cast recording of the Disney production of Mary Poppins is lively and charming from start to finish.

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Friday, November 6, 2020

Mary Poppins Supercalifragilistic Cast Recording available today by Kitty Underwood

Recorded live at the Prince Edward Theatre, this cast recording is perfect to blow away those winter cobwebs and put a Poppins-style pep back in your step. The post Mary Poppins Supercalifra…

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Tuesday, November 3, 2020
Thursday, October 29, 2020

Courtney Monsma talks all things FROZEN

From the producers of Aladdin, The Lion King and Mary Poppins, one of the most anticpated musicals to hit the Australian stage in 2020, Frozen, was set to open in July when the Covid-19 pand…

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Monday, October 26, 2020

Who won at the 2020 Olivier Awards?

The full list of winners for this year's Olivier Awards has now been unveiled, with big winners of the night including actors and creatives from both new and old West End favourites alike, i…

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Wednesday, October 21, 2020

Musical of the Month: Hairspray: The Creatives by JK

Last week's Musical of the Month column focused on what has become of the original cast of Hairspray since they took Broadway by storm during the summer of 2002. This week, we'll take a loo…

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PHOTO: MARY POPPINS Opens in Auckland, New Zealand

On Friday, Mary Poppins officially opened in Auckland, New Zealand. The show will run through 1 November.

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New and Upcoming Releases For the Week of October 19 - Laura Benanti Solo Album, MARY POPPINS Cast Recording, and More!

This week's list includes Laura Benanti's debut solo album, The Royal Philharmonic Orchestra performing Disney music, the 2020 West End Mary Poppins cast recording, and more.

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