Adapted from the beloved stories by PL Travers and the original film, the world’s favourite Nanny comes to life on stage in a spectacular and unforgettable production. At its heart, Mary Poppins is a story about family and the infinite possibilities that lie within us all. It is time to rediscover the undeniable magic of one of the world’s most loved tales and show new generations that anything can happen… if you let it.
Co-created by Cameron Mackintosh, with a book by the Academy Award®-winning screenwriter Julian Fellowes, the multi-award-winning Mary Poppins has been hailed: “Practically perfect in every way” – The Times UK and “An unbeatably splendid evening” – Daily Telegraph, UK, while The Daily Express said, “This production is a triumph!”.
Zizi Strallen as Mary Poppins. Image Credit: Johan Persson
The original music and lyrics by Richard M. Sherman and Robert B. Sherman include the timeless favourites Jolly Holiday, Step in Time, Feed the Birds and Supercalifragilisticexpialidocious. New songs and additional music and lyrics are by the Olivier award-winning British team of George Stiles and Anthony Drew, including the now celebrated classics Practically Perfect and Anything Can Happen.
This production of Mary Poppins has orchestrations by William David Brohn with dance and vocal arrangements by George Stiles. It has a new sound design by Paul Gatehouse and new lighting by Hugh Vanstone and Natasha Katz. Co-choreography is by Stephen Mear. The reimagined set and costume designs are by Bob Crowley. Co-direction and choreography are by Matthew Bourne and direction by Richard Eyre.
This triumphant theatrical experience is a must-see for 2022.
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