Celebrity Attractions Presents Mary Poppins
COMING SOON: Celebrity Attractions presents “Mary Poppins” Nov. 13-18, at the Tulsa Performing Arts Center, for eight performances. Tickets go on sale Monday, Oct. 15. The musical production began its North American Tour in March, 2009 with performances in 34 cities, performing for more than two million people. “Mary Poppins” is one of the first productions for Celebrity Attractions’ 2012-13 season which will also include “Jekyll & Hyde,” “Peter Pan,” and “Westside Story.”
Mary Poppins is coming to town.
Celebrity Attractions presents Mary Poppins, Nov. 13-18, at the Tulsa Performing Arts Center, for eight performances. Tickets go on sale Monday, Oct. 15.
Currently running on three continents, “Mary Poppins” is one of the biggest stage musical successes to emerge from London or New York in recent years. Worldwide to date, the show has grossed over $644 million and has been performed for 9.3 million viewers worldwide. It is the winner of 44 major theatre awards around the globe, including Tony, Olivier, Helpmann and Evening Standard awards.
Since beginning its North American tour on March 25, 2009, cast members have performed for two million people in 34 cities, to date.
“Mary Poppins,” a co-production of Disney and Cameron Mackintosh, opened on Broadway on Nov. 16, 2006 and is based on P.L. Travers’ stories and the 1964 Walt Disney film. The stage play features the Academy Award-winning music and lyrics of Richard M. Sherman and Robert B. Sherman. The stage production has been created, in collaboration with Cameron Mackintosh, by Academy Award-winning screenwriter Julian Fellowes and the Olivier Award-winning team of George Stiles and Anthony Drewe, who have composed new songs and additional music and lyrics.
Olivier Award-winning director Richard Eyre leads the award-winning creative team, with co-direction and choreography by Tony and Olivier Award winner Matthew Bourne. It features set and costume design by Tony Award winner Bob Crowley, co-choreography by Olivier Award winner Stephen Mear, lighting design by Howard Harrison, orchestrations by William David Brohn, and music supervision by David Caddick. The tour’s creative team includes Tour Director Anthony Lyn, Associate Choreographer Geoffrey Garrett, and Music Director Daniel Bowling.
About Mary Poppins Worldwide
“Mary Poppins” made its worldwide premiere at the Prince Edward Theatre in the West End in December 2004. Following its successful three-year London run, the production launched an acclaimed U.K. tour.
The Broadway production officially opened at the New Amsterdam Theatre on November 16, 2006, recouping its initial Broadway investment within 52 weeks of its premiere. It is the only show from the 2006-2007 theatrical season still in performance.
The “Mary Poppins” North American tour has garnered continuous critical praise and achieved box office success since its launch in 2009.
“Mary Poppins” can also be seen in Australia, Finland, Denmark and the Czech Republic.
Welcomed by Bank of Oklahoma, “Mary Poppins” comes to the Tulsa Performing Arts Center Nov. 13-18, 2012. Tickets go on sale Monday, Oct. 15 and may be purchased via phone 918-596-7111, 800-364-7111; in person at the Tulsa Ticket Office; or online at www.MyTicketOffice.com. Groups of 10 or more may call 918-796-0220 for a discount. For more information, visit Celebrity Attractions’ website at www.CelebrityAttractions.com.
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Mary Poppins is presented by Celebrity Attractions and is part of Celebrity Attractions’ 2012-2013 Broadway Season which includes Jekyll & Hyde starring Constantine Maroulis and Deborah Cox; Cathy Rigby is Peter Pan; West Side Story, and the add-on productions of Manheim Steamroller Christmas by Chip Davis and Disney’s The Lion King. Celebrity Attractions is proud to have American Airlines, Oklahoma’s Own News On 6 and Tulsa World as sponsors for this spectacular season.
For more information, visit MaryPoppins.com.