A WITTY SLICE OF CHARM AND LONDON VICTORIANA
Based on Disney's Supercalifragilisticexpialidocious-ly classic family movie, Mary Poppins is flying into town with the help her trusty parrot umbrella, to turn the lives of the staid Banks family upside down. An absolute musical classic, the Sherman Brothers score is packed full of memorable songs, including 'Feed the Birds', 'Supercalifragilisticexpialidocious', 'A Spoonful of Sugar' and 'Chim Chim Cher-ee'.
The original 2007 production, written by Downtown scribe Julian Fellowes, took Broadway by storm, winning a Tony and two Drama Desk Awards, and played over 2,500 performances to delighted audiences.
WHAT IS MARY POPPINS ABOUT?
Jane and Michael Banks long desperately to spend time with their workaholic father, Mr Banks. However, Mr Banks would prefer that his high-spirited children become quiet and well-behaved, and so sets out to hire a nanny.
The children find themselves in the care of Mary Poppins, who is both stern yet sweet, proper but adventurous, and has just a little touch of magic about her. Can she convince the Banks to reconcile with each other as a family before the wind changes?