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Squigs Enjoys a Jolly Holiday with the Stars of Broadway’s Mary Poppins

Squigs Enjoys a Jolly Holiday with the Stars of Broadway’s Mary Poppins

Disney’s family-friendly musical Mary Poppins tells the story of the magical British nanny, her delightful pal Bert and the Banks family, whose lives are forever changed after they welcome Mary into their home. Broadway.com resident artist Justin ‘Squigs’ Robertson tapped into his inner child to experience all of Mary Poppins’ jaw-dropping, eye-popping magic at Broadway’s New Amsterdam ...

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Emma Thompson in Talks to Star Opposite Tom Hanks in Making of Mary Poppins Drama Saving Mr. Banks

Emma Thompson in Talks to Star Opposite Tom Hanks in Making of Mary Poppins Drama Saving Mr. Banks

Oscar winner Emma Thompson may star as Mary Poppins author P.L. Travers in Disney’s Saving Mr. Banks, according to Deadline.com. As previously announced, Tom Hanks is in talks to play Walt Disney. Written by Kelly Marcel and directed by The Blind Side’s John Lee Hancock, the upcoming film tells the story of how Disney convinced Travers ...

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Steffanie Leigh Shows Off Her ‘Practically Perfect’ Dressing Room at Mary Poppins

Steffanie Leigh Shows Off Her ‘Practically Perfect’ Dressing Room at Mary Poppins

On stage, Steffanie Leigh oversees life in the nursery as the magical British nanny Mary Poppins in Disney’s stage spectacular Mary Poppins. Leigh invited Broadway.com into her dressing room at the New Amsterdam Theatre to see where this nanny unwinds off stage. The lovely leading lady finds inspiration in family photos, fan letters (some younger ones draw pictures ...

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Mary Poppins Star Gavin Lee Remembers Robert Sherman

Mary Poppins Star Gavin Lee Remembers Robert Sherman

Robert Sherman, who won two Academy Awards for his work on Disney’s Mary Poppins, passed away on March 5 at age 86. Actor Gavin Lee, who originated the role of the cheery chimney sweep Bert in both the Broadway and West End productions on the stage adapation of Mary Poppins, released a statement to Broadway.com on Sherman's ...

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Mary Poppins and ‘It’s a Small World’ Songwriter Robert Sherman Dies at 86

Mary Poppins and ‘It’s a Small World’ Songwriter Robert Sherman Dies at 86

Oscar and Grammy Award-winning composer Robert Sherman passed away on March 5 in London at the age of 86. His death was announced by his son Jeff via Facebook. 

Along with his brother Richard, Robert Sherman wrote some of Disney’s best known songs such as “It’s a Small World (After All)” as well as music for the films ...

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Watch Neil Patrick Harris Take on Mary Poppins, The Little Mermaid and Other Disney Classics

Watch Neil Patrick Harris Take on Mary Poppins, The Little Mermaid and Other Disney Classics

The fantastic hosting skills of Broadway veteran Neil Patrick Harris are hardly a secret thanks to his delightful turns as host of the Tony and Emmy Awards. So when Disney was ready to launch a brand new ship for their cruise line, they knew exactly who to call to kick off the festivities! Harris took the stage inside the ship ...

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Mary Poppins Star Steffanie Leigh on the Valentine's Day Language of Love

Mary Poppins Star Steffanie Leigh on the Valentine's Day Language of Love

Valentine’s Day is all about romance, so Broadway.com decided to collect romantic stories (and ideas for celebrating the national day of love) from some of the most passionate people we know: Broadway stars! Read on for memories, menus and much more.

STEFFANIE LEIGH (Mary Poppins in Mary Poppins)

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Tom Hanks Rumored to Play Walt Disney in New Film About Behind-the-Scenes Drama of Mary Poppins

Tom Hanks Rumored to Play Walt Disney in New Film About Behind-the-Scenes Drama of Mary Poppins

The Walt Disney Company is working on obtaining the Mary Poppins-themed screenplay Saving Mr. Banks, according to Deadline.com. Written by Kelly Marcel, the film chronicles the 14 years Walt Disney spent trying to acquire the film rights to Australian author P.L. Travers’ Mary Poppins novel. Oscar winners Tom Hanks and Meryl Streep are rumored to portray Disney ...

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Watch Meredith Vieira 'Step in Time' as a Chimney Sweep in Mary Poppins

Watch Meredith Vieira 'Step in Time' as a Chimney Sweep in Mary Poppins

Emmy winner Meredith Vieira is no stranger to TV, but it wasn’t until earlier this fall that she made her first splash on a Broadway stage for a special appearence in Disney’s Mary Poppins. Vieira joined the Mary Poppins company at the New Amsterdam Theatre to make a brief cameo as a chimney sweep during the long-running musical ...

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Jolly Holiday! Steffanie Leigh Lights the Empire State Building in Honor of Mary Poppins' Fifth Anniversary

Jolly Holiday! Steffanie Leigh Lights the Empire State Building in Honor of Mary Poppins' Fifth Anniversary
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As Mary Poppins celebrates its fifth anniversary on Broadway, a beloved New York City landmark ensured the event would be "practically perfect." On November 15, the Empire State Building invited Mary Poppins star Steffanie Leigh and members of the cast to help light the iconic building in honor of the Disney musical's milestone. After the building's lights were ...

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