Sunday, May 26, 2024

MARY POPPINS Composer Richard M. Sherman Has Passed Away at 95

Composer Richard M. Sherman passed away at 95 due to age-related illness at Cedars-Sinai Medical Center in Beverly Hills, on Saturday, May 25th.

SOURCE: BroadwayWorld at 10:06AM

Disney composer Richard M. Sherman has died at 95 by Jeff Lunden

Sherman and his brother Robert became Disney Studios' first ever in-house songwriters. They won two Oscars for their songs and score to Mary Poppins and composed the classic "It's a Small Wo…

SOURCE: National Public Radio at 03:24AM
Saturday, May 25, 2024

Mary Poppins and Chitty Chitty Bang Bang Composer Richard M. Sherman Dies at 95 by Diep Tran

He was part of a songwriting team with his brother Robert B. Sherman.

SOURCE: Playbill at 11:06PM
Monday, May 13, 2024

Video: Liz Callaway Sings 'The Place Where the Lost Things Go' From MARY POPPINS RETURNS

Liz Callaway posted a video of herself singing 'The Place Where the Lost Things Go' from the movie Mary Poppins Returns. The video features Callaway seated on the stairs in her home, and inc…

SOURCE: BroadwayWorld at 08:36AM
Friday, May 10, 2024

GOOD MORNING AMERICA to Celebrate 30 Years of Disney on Broadway

Tune into Good Morning America next week to take part in a celebration of 30 years of Disney on Broadway. On Thursday, May 16, the ABC morning show will celebrate the milestone of Disney's l…

SOURCE: BroadwayWorld at 05:32PM
Thursday, May 9, 2024

Subscribe to the 2024/25 season at The 5th Avenue Theatre by The 5th Avenue Theatre

The 2024/25 season marks the return of six shows: Disney and Cameron Mackintosh's Mary Poppins, The Last Five Years, Waitress, Parade, Bye Bye Birdie, and After Midnight! We’re taking you …

SOURCE: YouTube at 04:25PM
Wednesday, May 8, 2024

British Musical Comedy Operation Mincemeat Is Eyeing Broadway by Darryn King

The musical comedy Operation Mincemeat is contemplating a Broadway transfer—as long as the show is not “too British.” The show, with book, music and lyrics by the British comedy troupe…

SOURCE: Broadway.com at 06:42PM
Saturday, May 4, 2024

SUFFS—Suffragists, Fighting for Women's Voting Rights—Brings History to Broadway

“A spoonful of sugar helps the medicine go down,” according to Disney’s “Mary Poppins.” The same thing seems to go for politics and the arts, if you look at things like the new mus…

SOURCE: BroadwayWorld at 04:36PM
Thursday, May 2, 2024

Meryl Streep to Receive Honorary Palme d'Or At Cannes Film Festival

According to reports, actress Meryl Streep will be receiving the Honorary Palme d’Or award at the opening ceremony of the 77th Cannes Film Festival. Streep has starred in numerous films t…

SOURCE: BroadwayWorld at 11:24AM
Friday, April 26, 2024

Melanie La Barrie and Jon Jon Briones on the Challenges of Playing Hermes in Hadestown by TheaterMania

Anaïs Mitchell’s Tony and Grammy Award-winning musical Hadestown is currently lighting up both sides of the Atlantic, enjoying a record-breaking run at the Walter Kerr Theatre in New York…

SOURCE: YouTube at 08:12AM
Wednesday, April 3, 2024

Ted Lasso’s Phil Dunster and Zizi Strallen to Star in Oklahoma! London Concert by Darryn King

Ted Lasso’s Phil Dunster will play Curly opposite West End star Zizi Strallen's Laurey in a London concert production of in Rodgers & Hammerstein’s Oklahoma! The concert will play f…

SOURCE: Broadway.com at 01:02PM

Phil Dunster and Zizi Strallen Will Lead Rodgers & Hammerstein's OKLAHOMA! at Theatre Royal Drury Lane

RODGERS & HAMMERSTEIN’S OKLAHOMA! in Concert stars Emmy, Critics Choice & Olivier Award-nominated actor Phil Dunster (Ted Lasso) as Curly alongside West End star Zizi Strallen (Mar…

SOURCE: BroadwayWorld at 06:42AM
Wednesday, March 20, 2024

Imelda Staunton Confirms Final DOWNTON ABBEY Movie

Imelda Staunton has confirmed that a final Downton Abbey film is in the works. Written by Julian Fellowes – who wrote the book for musicals like Mary Poppins and School of Rock – Downton…

SOURCE: BroadwayWorld at 01:02PM
Thursday, March 14, 2024

Mary Poppins the Musical UK Tour | Dates and Tickets by Douglas Mayo

By Douglas Mayo Mary Poppins is returning in 2024/25. The Mary Poppins UK Tour is coming to a theatre neasr you. Tickets on sale soon This post Mary Poppins the Musical UK Tour | Dates and T…

SOURCE: britishtheatre.com at 02:47AM
Thursday, March 7, 2024

Adrianna Hicks to Star in MARY POPPINS at Lyric Theatre of Oklahoma

Adrianna Hicks will star in the title role of Lyric Theatre of Oklahoma’s Summer Season opener, MARY POPPINS. Learn more about the show and see how to purchase tickets.

SOURCE: BroadwayWorld at 12:49PM

Some Like It Hot's Adrianna Hicks Will Star in Lyric Theatre of Oklahoma's Mary Poppins by Andrew Gans

The family favorite will open the company's summer season.

SOURCE: Playbill at 12:36PM

Stefanie Jones and Jack Chambers to Star in Mary Poppins U.K. and Ireland Tour by Margaret Hall

Twenty years after the musical's high flying world premiere, the show will return to Bristol.

SOURCE: Playbill at 11:32AM
Tuesday, February 27, 2024

MARY POPPINS Film Rating Changes in the U.K. Due to 'Discriminatory Language'

In the U.K., the rating has been changed on the 1964 film Mary Poppins. Find out why here!

SOURCE: BroadwayWorld at 08:55AM
Tuesday, February 20, 2024

“Mary Poppins” returns to the big screen at the El Capitan by Pauline Adamek

“Just a spoonful of sugar helps the medicine go down, in the most delightful way!” Mary Poppins The supercalifragilisticexpialidocious and delightful musical fantasy comedy film starr…

SOURCE: Arts Beat LA at 07:42PM
Thursday, January 18, 2024

Jodie Comer: ‘I feel Villanelle would suit being a scouser’ by As Told To Rich Pelley

The actor, who stars in new film The End We Start From, on her favourite Killing Eve murder, eating Pot Noodles on stage and her Anastacia impersonation If you could become a TV or film char…

SOURCE: The Guardian at 10:42AM
Friday, January 5, 2024

GLYNIS JOHNS, WHO PLAYED IN SONDHEIM AND MRS BANKS IN MARY POPPINS, DIES AGED 100 by Robert Shuman

(Maya Yang’s article appeared in the Guardian, 1/4; Photo: Glynis Johns in A Little Night Music.) British actor and star of 1964 film died at an assisted living home in Los Angeles of natu…

SOURCE: stagevoices.com at 11:54AM

Glynis Johns, who played Mrs Banks in Mary Poppins, dies aged 100 by Maya Yang

British actor and star of 1964 film died at an assisted living home in Los Angeles of natural causes on Thursday A life in pictures Glynis Johns, the Tony Award-winning stage and screen star…

SOURCE: The Guardian at 03:32AM
Thursday, January 4, 2024

Glynis Johns, Tony-Winning Star of A Little Night Music and Mary Poppins, Dies at 100 by Darryn King

Glynis Johns, the Tony Award-winning star of A Little Night Music, also known for her role as the distracted suffragist mother Mrs. Banks in Mary Poppins, died on January 4 at an assisted li…

SOURCE: Broadway.com at 06:24PM

Glynis Johns, Tony Winner for ‘A Little Night Music,’ Dies at 100 by Anita Gates

In a trans-Atlantic career that endured for more than 60 years, she was also known for her role in the hit 1965 Disney movie “Mary Poppins.”

SOURCE: The New York Times Subscription at 04:54PM

Glynis Johns, Star of A Little Night Music, Dead at 100 by Robert Viagas

She also played Winifred Banks in the film musical Mary Poppins.

SOURCE: Playbill at 03:48PM

Glynis Johns, ‘Mary Poppins’ star who first sang Sondheim’s ‘Send in the Clowns,’ dies at 100 by Mark Kennedy

Glynis Johns played the mother opposite Julie Andrews in the classic movie “Mary Poppins” and introduced the bittersweet standard-to-be “Send in the Clowns.”

SOURCE: www.seattletimes.com at 03:29PM

Glynis Johns Dies at Age 100

BroadwayWorld is saddened to report that Tony-winner Glynis Johns has passed away at age 100. She is known for Disney's Mary Poppins (1964), in which she played Winifred Banks, and for origi…

SOURCE: BroadwayWorld at 02:20PM
Friday, December 15, 2023

Name That Show!: 2000s Broadway Songs by JK

Hello, show tune lovers! Today's game is all about songs from Broadway musicals that opened in the first decade of the 2000s. You've probably at least heard of most of the shows included her…

SOURCE: www.jkstheatrescene.com at 06:36AM
Thursday, November 16, 2023

James T. Lane Will Return to Chicago in a New Role by Broadway.com

Chicago is about to welcome a new Mr. Cellophane. James T. Lane will return to the musical in the role of mild-mannered Amos Hart (a.k.a Mr. Cellophane) from November 21, taking over the rol…

SOURCE: Broadway.com at 12:18PM

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2023-2024 BROADWAY SEASON
May 30, 2023: Grey House - Lyceum Theatre
Jun 26, 2023: Just For Us - Hudson Theatre
Jul 24, 2023: The Cottage - Hayes Theater
Nov 16, 2023: Spamalot - St. James Theatre
Dec 18, 2023: Appropriate - Hayes Theater
Mar 07, 2024: Doubt - Todd Haimes Theatre
Apr 14, 2024: Lempicka - Longacre Theatre
Apr 17, 2024: The Wiz - Marquis Theatre
Apr 18, 2024: Suffs - Music Box Theatre
Apr 25, 2024: Mother Play - Hayes Theater
Jun 10, 2024: The Drama Desk Awards