The critically acclaimed and internationally award-winning production of Mary Poppins, seen by over 11 million people worldwide, will return to London and the Prince Edward Theatre in 2019 and will star Zizi Strallen and Charlie Stemp.
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.
Mary Poppins stars Zizi Strallen, who returns to play the title role following great acclaim on the recent sell-out international tour and is currently playing Fran in Strictly Ballroom The Musical at the Piccadilly Theatre, and Charlie Stemp as Bert, who last year gave an award-winning performance as Arthur Kipps in Cameron Mackintosh’s production of Half A Sixpence and recently made his Broadway debut in Hello, Dolly! with no less and actress than Bette Midler!
Theatre Breaks for Mary Poppins will go on sale in January 2019. Further details will be announced in due course, including full booking information.
The multi award-winning creative team for Mary Poppins, which originally opened in the West End fourteen years ago, is led by director Richard Eyre, with co-direction and choreography by Matthew Bourne, co-choreography by Stephen Mear, set and costume designs by Bob Crowley.
The stage production is co-created by Cameron Mackintosh and has a book by Academy Award®-winning screenwriter and Downton Abbey creator, Julian Fellowes. The score by Richard M Sherman and Robert B Sherman includes the classic songs Jolly Holiday, Step in Time, Feed the Birds and Supercalifragilisticexpialidocious 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.
Of course this means bye-bye to Aladdin, but you have a few months to organise a theatre break to see it before it closes!