Wednesday, 27 May 2015

Extra tour dates announced for Mary Poppins

Disney and Cameron Mackintosh have announced further dates for the upcoming UK tour of Mary Poppins.

In addition to the previously announced dates, the musical will also play the Norwich Theatre Royal (29th June – 30th July 2016), Plymouth Theatre Royal (3rd August – 3rd September 2016) and Newcastle Theatre Royal (8th September - 29th October 2016). 

The new Mary Poppins UK tour opens at the Leicester Curve on 13th October 2015. Casting will be announced soon.

The tour will be directed by Anthony Lyn, with choreography by Geoffrey Garratt and musical supervision by Stephen Brooker. The show has a score by Richard M Sherman and Robert B Sherman, with additional music and lyrics by George Stiles and Anthony Drewe

Mary Poppins originally opened in the West End in 2004 where it ran for three years whilst the Broadway production ran for over six years. The show has subsequently toured Australia, New Zealand, the U.S, the UK and has been seen by over 11 million people.

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