New Tour Dates Announced for Mary Poppins
May 27, 2015  //  By:   //  News  //  Comments are off

24939_fullDisney and Cameron Mackintosh are delighted to announce further dates for their multi award-winning musical MARY POPPINS. In addition to the previously announced dates, the musical will also play at Norwich Theatre Royal from 29 June – 30 July 2016, Plymouth Theatre Royal from 3 August – 3 September 2016 and Newcastle Theatre Royal from 8 September – 29 October 2016. Full tour schedule attached. Casting to be announced soon.

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.

The stage production of MARY POPPINS is co-created by Cameron Mackintosh and has a book by Oscar-winning screenwriter and Downton Abbey creator, Julian Fellowes. It has a timeless score by Richard M Sherman and Robert B Sherman including the songs Jolly Holiday, Step in Time, Supercalifragilisticexpialidocious and Feed the Birds 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.

The internationally renowned and multi award-winning creative team assembled for MARY POPPINS is led by stage and film director Richard Eyre. Co-direction and Choreography is by Matthew Bourne, with Co-choreography by Stephen Mear. Set and Costume Design is by Bob Crowley with Lighting Design by Natasha Katz, Sound Design by Paul Groothuis and Orchestrations by William David Brohn. The National Tour of MARY POPPINS is Directed by Anthony Lyn and Choreographed by Geoffrey Garratt with musical supervision by Stephen Brooker.

The stage production of MARY POPPINS originally opened in 2004 and ran in the West End for three years and over 1,250 performances. During this time it won the Olivier Award for Best Theatre Choreography and Best Set Design as well as the Evening Standard Award for Best Set Design and the Variety Club Award for Best Musical. The Broadway production ran for over six years where it won the Tony Award for Best Set Design. The show has subsequently toured Australia, New Zealand, the U.S, the UK, has been seen by over 11 million people and is currently breaking box office records in Vienna.

 

MARY POPPINS – 2015/16 UK AND IRELAND TOUR – www.marypoppins.co.uk

MONDAY 12 OCTOBER – SATURDAY 24 OCTOBER 2015
LEICESTER CURVEwww.curveonline.co.uk
ON SALE NOW

 

THURSDAY 29 OCTOBER – SATURDAY 28 NOVEMBER 2015
BRISTOL HIPPODROMEwww.atgtickets.com/venues/bristol-hippodrome
ON SALE NOW

 

THURSDAY 3 DECEMBER 2015 – SATURDAY 9 JANUARY 2016
BORD GAIS ENERGY THEATRE, DUBLINwww.bordgaisenergytheatre.ie
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WEDNESDAY 20 JANUARY – SATURDAY 5 MARCH 2016
PALACE THEATRE, MANCHESTERwww.atgtickets.com/venues/palace-theatre-manchester
ON SALE NOW

 

WEDNESDAY 9 MARCH – SATURDAY 23 APRIL 2016
BIRMINGHAM HIPPODROMEwww.birminghamhippodrome.com
ON SALE NOW

 

WEDNESDAY 27 APRIL – SATURDAY 21 MAY 2016
FESTIVAL THEATRE, EDINBURGHwww.edtheatres.com
ON SALE NOW

 

WEDNESDAY 25 MAY – SUNDAY 19 JUNE 2016
MAYFLOWER THEATRE, SOUTHAMPTONwww.mayflower.org.uk
ON SALE NOW

 

WEDNESDAY 29 JUNE – SATURDAY 30 JULY 2016
THEATRE ROYAL, NORWICH www.theatreroyalnorwich.co.uk
ON SALE 15 JUNE

 

WEDNESDAY 3 AUGUST – SATURDAY 3 SEPTEMBER 2016
THEATRE ROYAL, PLYMOUTH – www.theatreroyal.com
ON SALE 5 OCTOBER

 

THURSDAY 8 SEPTEMBER – SATURDAY 29 OCTOBER 2016
THEATRE ROYAL, NEWCASTLE – www.theatreroyal.co.uk
ON SALE 30 MAY