Disney and Cameron Mackintosh's acclaimed stage musical of Mary Poppins has delighted audiences around the world since its world premiere in 2004, and is set to return to the West End at the Prince Edward Theatre in 2019.
Featuring music and lyrics by the Sherman Brothers, with additional music and lyrics by George Stiles and Anthony Drewe, it is based on the much loved children's books by P. L. Travers and the 1964 Disney film of the same name. Julian Fellowes' book blends the original stories with the much loved film to create a new and iconic stage adventure.
The musical tells the story of Mary Poppins, a nanny with magical powers who looks after Jane and Michael Banks. The musical includes the songs 'Supercalifragilisticexpialidocious' and 'A Spoonful of Sugar'.
Zizi Strallen will play the title role in the production, recently playing Fran in Strictly Ballroom at the Piccadilly Theatre. She is joined by Charlie Stemp as Bert, who recently starred in Snow White at the London Palladium.
Further casting in Mary Poppins is yet to be announced.
Following a triumphant run in London's West End, Disney and Cameron Mackintosh's spectacular hit musical Mary Poppins embarks on its first ever UK tour. The magical story of the world's favourite Nanny arriving on Cherry Tree Lane has been triumphantly and spectacularly brought to the stage with dazzling choreography, incredible effects and unforgettable songs. The stage version of MARY POPPINS is brilliantly adapted from the wonderful stories by PL Travers and the beloved Walt Disney film. The stage production of Mary Poppins is co-created by Cameron Mackintosh and has a book by Oscar-winning screenwriter and Downton Abbey creator, Julian Fellowes. It has a timeless score by Richard M Sherman and Robert B Sherman including the songs Jolly Holiday, Step In Time, Supercalifragilisticexpialidocious and Feed The Birds with new songs and additional music and lyrics by the Olivier award-winning British team of George Stiles and Anthony Drewe. The producer for Disney Theatrical Productions is Thomas Schumacher. Recommended for ages 5+ years.
See Mary Poppins tour dates
Zizi Strallen, Charlie Stemp
Prince Edward Theatre
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