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Gavin Lee, Marc Kudisch & Laurence Fishburne Among DC's Helen Hayes Award Nominees

Gavin Lee, Marc Kudisch & Laurence Fishburne Among DC's Helen Hayes Award Nominees

Broadway vets Gavin Lee (Mary Poppins), Laurence Fishburne (Thurgood), Marc Kudisch (Sycamore Trees) and Jill Paice (Chess) are among the nominees for the 27th annual Helen Hayes Awards, honoring the best in theater in the Washington DC area. The awards will be presented on April 25 at the Warner Theatre and JW Marriott Hotel.

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Mary Poppins' Gavin Lee Hopes to Get Out More in 2011

Mary Poppins' Gavin Lee Hopes to Get Out More in 2011

As the curtain goes down on 2010, Broadway.com is looking ahead to the new year. We’ve asked the brightest stars on Broadway to reflect on their personal highlights from the past year and to reveal their hopes for 2011. Check out what they had to say, and have a Happy New Year!

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Gavin Lee Settles In Again at Mary Poppins

Gavin Lee Settles In Again at Mary Poppins

After a year and half on the road touring with Mary Poppins, Tony nominee Gavin Lee, the show’s original Bert, is back home at the New Amsterdam Theatre. Lee, who’s readying to become a father next month, may get covered in soot onstage thanks to the show’s lively “Step in Time” chimney sweep number, but backstage the ...

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Gavin Lee, Broadway’s Original Bert, Steps in Time Back to Mary Poppins

Gavin Lee, Broadway’s Original Bert, Steps in Time Back to Mary Poppins
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After touring the country for over a year, Mary Poppins’ original Bert has made his way back to Broadway. On August 24 the magical nanny and her fellow castmates welcomed Tony nominee Gavin Lee home to the New Amsterdam Theatre. As always, the British actor was all smiles on his “jolly holiday” of a night as he reunited with Laura ...

Original Star Gavin Lee to Join Laura Michelle Kelly in Broadway's Mary Poppins

Original Star Gavin Lee to Join Laura Michelle Kelly in Broadway's Mary Poppins

Laura Michelle Kelly and Gavin Lee, who created the roles of Mary and Bert in the London production of Mary Poppins, will appear together on Broadway for the first time beginning August 24. Lee, who received a Tony nomination for his performance as the high-stepping chimney sweep, returns to the Broadway company from the national tour’s Kennedy Center engagement ...

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Gavin Lee: My Supercalifragilistic Broadway Run

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When Broadway.com last checked in with Gavin Lee, the supremely talented and ebullient star of Mary Poppins had just arrived in New York from London with his bride, actress Emily Harvey, and discovered the joys of Dallas BBQ ribs. A year and a half later, Lee feels right at home on Broadway, with a Best Actor ...

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Fantasia, Jonathan Groff, Gavin Lee and More Win 2007 Theatre World Awards

Twelve winners of the 63rd annual Theatre World Award for Outstanding Broadway or Off-Broadway Debut performances during the 2006-2007 theatrical season have been announced, along with a special award to The Actors' Fund, in honor of its 125th anniversary, The awards will be presented on June 5 at an invitation-only ceremony at New World Stages. This year's winners are ...

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Mary Poppins, Coast of Utopia Tops Among Outer Critics Circle Nominees

Mary Poppins, Coast of Utopia Tops Among Outer Critics Circle Nominees

Mary Poppins and The Coast of Utopia topped the list of nominees for the 2007 Outer Critics Circle Awards, announced on April 23 by former winners John Lloyd Young Jersey Boys and Victoria Clark The Light in the Piazza at the Algonquin Hotel. Disney's newest Broadway musical garnered 11 nominations, and Tom Stoppard's three-part epic drew nine nods ...

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Gavin Lee

Age: "I just had my 35th birthday. In fact, my birthday's on the 15th of October and our first preview was on the 14th, so it's probably the best birthday present I ever had: making my Broadway debut!"

Currently: Reprising his Olivier Award-nominated performance as chimney sweep extraordinaire Bert in the London-to-Broadway transfer of Disney's Mary Poppins ...

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Ashley Brown and Gavin Lee to Star in Mary Poppins on Broadway

Ashley Brown and Gavin Lee to Star in Mary Poppins on Broadway

Ashley Brown and London star Gavin Lee will play the roles of Mary Poppins and Bert, respectively, in the Disney/Cameron Mackintosh production of Mary Poppins on Broadway. The show is scheduled to begin performances at the New Amsterdam Theatre on October 14.

Brown is no stranger to Disney musicals—she has been playing Belle in Disney's Beauty and ...

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