Friday, March 5, 2021

#490 – Tony Telecasts (2007 – Spring Awakening, Curtains, Grey Gardens, Mary Poppins) Part 2 by Elizabeth Wheless

The 61st Annual Tony Awards was presented at Radio City Music Hall on June 10, 2007. Just like the last ceremony, the 2007 Tonys had no host but instead a score of celebrity duos as present…

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Tuesday, March 2, 2021

#487 – Tony Telecasts (2007 – Spring Awakening, Curtains, Grey Gardens, Mary Poppins) Part 1 by Elizabeth Wheless

The 61st Annual Tony Awards was presented at Radio City Music Hall on June 10, 2007. Just like the last ceremony, the 2007 Tonys had no host but instead a score of celebrity duos as present…

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Thursday, February 25, 2021

#40 – Q. Smith, The Importance of Qmunity by Elizabeth Wheless

Helen Hayes Award Nominee for her role in Broadway's Come From Away, Q. Smith shares the story of how she made it to be a three time Broadway star! Appearing in Les Miserables, Mary Poppins,…

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Wednesday, February 24, 2021

#31 – Jonathan Freeman by Elizabeth Wheless

Kicking off Season 3 of "E-Ticket to Broadway" is the Tony Award-nominated Disney Legend that is Jonathan Freeman. Listen as Jonathan shares his memories of going to Disneyland and Walt Disn…

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Thursday, February 18, 2021

#39 – Jonathan Burke, Real Life Choir Boy by Elizabeth Wheless

Choir Boy and The Inheritance star, Jonathan Burke takes a bow while reconnecting with host Eli Tokash, after sharing the stage in Mary Poppins together. Jonathan talks about his meaningful …

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Tuesday, February 2, 2021

This Week in Broadway History: February 2 - 8 by JK

This Week in  Broadway History: February 2 - 8  🎭OPENING NIGHTS🎭  February 2, 1966: The thriller Wait Until Dark began its 373 performance run at the Barrymore Theatre starring Le…

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Thursday, January 28, 2021

Besame Cosmetics Launches a Collection Inspired by MARY POPPINS

Besame Cosmetics has launched a new collection inspired by the magic of Disney's Mary Poppins. From artwork inspired by the film to a recreation of Mary’s compact, these collectible cosmet…

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Wednesday, January 27, 2021

Bésame Cosmetics Launches Mary Poppins-Inspired Makeup Collection

The collection is available now.

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Thursday, January 21, 2021

#35 – Young Queen Elizabeth [Teeter} by Bpn Admin Cs

Star of Mary Poppins, The Crucible, and The Audience on Broadway, Elizabeth Teeter, joins the podcast to discuss the true responsibilities of being a child actor on Broadway. She also touche…

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Wednesday, January 20, 2021

Broadway Who's Who: Dick Van Dyke by JK

With the new year, we are trying new things. Since Broadway remains "on pause," we are going to pause our traditional Mr. and Ms. Broadway and Standing @ Zero columns. In place of those, we'…

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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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