Disney's Mary Poppins: Broadway Musical Back at Ahmanson Theatre
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The last date listed for Mary Poppins was Sunday September 2, 2012 / 2:00pm.
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Featured review from Ree
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This is the second time I've seen Mary Poppins. This time I sat in the back row of the mezzanine. It was still a great seat! The venue seems very intimate. The live orchestra was great. The production of Mary Poppins is excellent, from the musical score, dancing, set designs, and story. Even if you don't know the story of Mary Poppins, you'll find it entertaining. The English accents are sometimes a little bit hard to understand, but doesn't take away from enjoying the whole production.
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In an audience full of parents with little kids, I took my mom to see Mary Poppins, and it was wonderful. Beautiful voices, creative and colorful sets, old favorite songs along with some new songs and scenes (only one of which didn't really work...continued
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“Family entertainment of the highest order.” —Boston Globe
“The high-flying spectacle, running on the rocket fuel of such memorable movie numbers as ‘A Spoonful of Sugar’ and ‘Supercalifragilisticexpialidocious,’ can’t help but be delightful.” -Los Angeles Times
“During its big, masterfully designed production numbers, Poppins weaves its own special brand of magic.” -Orange County Register
Based on P.L. Travers’ cherished stories and the classic 1964 Walt Disney film, Mary Poppins features the Academy Award-winning music and lyrics of Richard M. Sherman and Robert B. Sherman. The stage production has been created, in collaboration with Cameron Mackintosh, by Academy Award-winning screenwriter Julian Fellowes, who has written the book, and the Olivier Award-winning team of George Stiles and Anthony Drewe, who have composed new songs and additional music and lyrics. Olivier Award-winning Richard Eyre directs with co-direction and choreography by Tony and Olivier Award winner Matthew Bourne.
The show’s running time is two hours and 45 minutes._