Thursday, November 21, 2019

VIDEO: Julie Andrews Shares the Highs and Lows of Shooting THE SOUND OF MUSIC

Dame Julie Andrews sat down with The Late Late Show with James Corden on Wednesday night to talk about her memoir and her storied career. After host James Corden gives Julie a look at how h…

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Wednesday, November 20, 2019

Hadestown, Moulin Rouge!, Ain't Too Proud & More Earn Grammy Nominations by Andy Lefkowitz

Nominations were announced on November 20 for the 62nd annual Grammy Awards. Four Broadway musicals and one Broadway play are in the running in the category of Best Musical Theater Album, wi…

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Tuesday, November 19, 2019

Best of the Decade: Lin-Manuel Miranda on making history with Hamilton by Marc Snetiker

To celebrate the end of the 2010s, Entertainment Weekly’s Must List is looking back at the best pop culture that changed pop culture in movies, TV, music, and more (catch up on our list so…

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‘A feast for the eyes & ears’: MARY POPPINS – West End ★★★ by Olivia Mitchell

There’s something universally adored about the feel-good story of the Banks family in Mary Poppins, so it’s no surprise that the musical is once again gracing the West End.

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Best of the Blogs: Mary Poppins, Touching The Void, La Clique & more by Lisa Martland

In our continuing series, our editor Lisa Martland picks out some of her Top Picks from the last week of theatre (to 17 November 2019) including Ian Foster’s delight at the arrival of Mary…

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Sunday, November 17, 2019

The week in theatre: Mary Poppins; Murder in the Cathedral; Much Ado About Nothing – review by Kate Kellaway

Prince Edward theatre; Southwark Cathedral; Wilton’s Music Hall, LondonRichard Eyre’s Mary Poppins revival soars, TS Eliot’s verse drama struggles under the weight of its gravitas, and…

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Saturday, November 16, 2019

‘A riot of good cheer & some quite breathtaking stagecraft’: MARY POPPINS – West End ★★★★★ by Libby Purves

Mary Poppins is as supercalifragilisticexpialidocious as one can hope, a riot of good cheer, fun, excellent signing and some quite breathtaking stagecraft.

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Friday, November 15, 2019

REVIEW: Mary Poppins, Prince Edward Theatre London ✭✭✭✭✭ by Mark Ludmon

By Mark Ludmon Mark Ludmon reviews Mary Poppins with Zizi Strallen and Charlie Stemp at the Prince Edward Theatre in London This post REVIEW: Mary Poppins, Prince Edward Theatre London ✭…

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MARY POPPINS. Prince Edward Theatre. w1 by Libby Purves and Friends

BEN DOWELL AND DAUGHTER POP WITH PLEASURE AT ITS PEP.. It has floated in one the chilly autumn breeze like a much-needed blast of summer sunshine. Yes, this Mary Poppins is as supercalifragi…

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REVIEW ROUND-UP: Mary Poppins at the Prince Edward Theatre by Emma Clarendon

Richard Eyre’s production of the musical Mary Poppins has flown back into the West End – but what do the critics think of it?

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Thursday, November 14, 2019

Review Roundup: MARY POPPINS Opens in London

Cameron Mackintosh and Disney Theatrical Productions' production of Mary Poppins has now returned to its original West End home at the Prince Edward Theatre, marking the first time this new …

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What Did Critics Think of the Mary Poppins Revival in the West End? by Dan Meyer

The Disney production, starring Zizi Strallen and Charlie Stemp, opened November 13 at the Prince Edward Theatre.

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Mary Poppins at Prince Edward Theatre, London – review round-up by Fergus Morgan

Chim chiminey, chim chiminey, chim-chim-chiree! Mary Poppins has landed in London – bag, brolly and all – 11 years after she took

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‘There’s a rollicking good time to be had here’: MARY POPPINS – West End by Ian Foster

Really, in the end, Mary Poppins is the kind of production full of uncomplicated fun that can’t help but uplift the soul in the most delightful way.

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Wednesday, November 13, 2019

Mary Poppins review – stageful of sugar is a rapturous delight by Michael Billington

Prince Edward theatre, LondonZizi Strallen is excellent as the buoyant nanny in Eyre’s chippy and enduring show, which also calls on Julian Fellowes, Matthew Bourne and Petula Clark I was …

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Mary Poppins, Prince Edward Theatre review - a lavish but old-fashioned revival by Marianka Swain

Everyone's favourite nanny returns, again It’s been 15 years since Cameron Mackintosh’s stage musical version of P. L. Travers’ Mary Poppins made its West End debut.

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Mary Poppins review at Prince Edward Theatre, London – ‘distinctly lacking in magic’ by Tim Bano

Mary Poppins returns. No, not the Emily Blunt film, rather Cameron Mackintosh’s muddled stage musical, back in the Prince Edward Theatre after

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London Theatre Review: Mary Poppins Practically Perfect in Every Way

The brolly-clutching, super-nanny-of-dreams has flown into London’s Prince Edward Theatre. The classic tale of the Banks family and their encounter with Mary Poppins is brought to life wit…

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Tuesday, November 12, 2019

FIRST LOOK: Mary Poppins, Prince Edward Theatre London by Douglas Mayo

By Douglas Mayo Mary Poppins the musical have released these great photos by Johan Persson to commemorate the return of Mary Poppins to the Prince Edwards Theatre, London. This post FIRST LO…

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Monday, November 11, 2019

Betsy Wolfe and Matt Bogart Will Star in Developmental Reading of Original New Musical INDIGO

Sing Out, Louise! Productions will hold a developmental reading of Indigo, an original new musical featuring music & lyrics by MAC Award winning composer Scott Evan Davis and a book by J…

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Marc Shaiman to Write Original Music for Plaza Suite Starring Matthew Broderick & Sarah Jessica Parker by Andy Lefkowitz

Tony-winning composer Marc Shaiman has been recruited to pen original music for the upcoming Broadway revival of Neil Simon's 1968 comedy Plaza Suite. The previously announced production, …

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A First Look at Zizi Strallen and Charlie Stemp in the London Revival of Mary Poppins by Nathan Skethway

The Disney-Cameron Mackintosh musical plays the Prince Edward Theatre.

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Marc Shaiman to Score Plaza Suite Revival by Mark A. Robinson For Broadway Direct

The Broadway-bound revival of Neil Simon’s classic comedy Plaza Suite will have an original score when it arrives at Broadway’s Hudson Theatre this spring. Marc Shaiman (Hairspray, Mary …

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We Interviewed the Wrong Lin-Manuel Miranda, But At Least We Got to Meet a Polyamorous Couple by Broadway Beat

by Zach Raffio. @zachraffio If anyone has established themselves as a centerpiece of the last decade’s musical theatre zeitgeist, it’s beloved Hamilton wordsmith Lin-Manuel Miranda. When…

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First Look: Mary Poppins returns to London at the Prince Edward Theatre

New production photos for Mary Poppins have been released and they're absolutely, positively scrumdiddlyumptious! Mary Poppins The Musical starring Zizi Strallen and Charlie Stemp is now…

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Wednesday, November 6, 2019

Conference Call: "Over Here!" at The Triad: Will Nunziata, Blake Allen, Debbie Gravitte, Jessica Hendy, and Haley Swindal by Adam Rothenberg

I love shows that celebrate the people who help keep us safe from the Army to the Navy to everything in between. One show that has not been revived since it’s Broadway run is Over Here! an…

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The Muny to Produce On Your Feet!, Sweeney Todd, Smokey Joe’s Cafe & More in 2020 by Andy Lefkowitz

In 2020, The Muny will get up and make it happen! The beloved St. Louis theater has announced that the celebrated Gloria & Emilio Estefan musical On Your Feet! will make its Midwest regi…

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The Muny to Produce First Regional Staging of On Your Feet!; 2020 Season Will Also Include Sweeney Todd, Smokey Joe’s Cafe by Andy Lefkowitz

In 2020, The Muny will get up and make it happen! The beloved St. Louis theater has announced that the celebrated Gloria & Emilio Estefan musical On Your Feet! will have its first region…

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Monday, November 4, 2019

Mr. Broadway: November 2019: The Elder Prices of The Book of Mormon by JK

Hello! We thought we'd do something a little different in celebrating Mr. Broadway (and thanks to Janet V from Boston - are you drowsy? - for the suggestion!). This month, we are taking a l…

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Thursday, October 31, 2019

Laura Michelle Kelly & Sean Terje Helleren Welcome First Child by Andy Lefkowitz

Congratulations to Broadway and West End star Laura Michelle Kelly and her husband, Sean Terje Helleren, who have announced the birth of their first child, Raphael Benjamin Helleren. Kelly…

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