Disney and Cameron Mackintosh’s new production of MARY POPPINS flies into Her Majesty's Theatre Melbourne from January 2023 for a strictly limited season.
Adapted from the beloved stories by PL Travers; with outstanding choreography by Matthew Bourne (Swan Lake) and starring Stefanie Jones in the titular role alongside Marina Prior as Miss Andrew/Bird Woman, witness the magic of Mary Poppins live on stage.
The multi-award winning and critically acclaimed MARY POPPINS is co-created by Cameron Mackintosh, with a book by the Academy Award®-winning screenwriter Julian Fellowes. The producer for Disney Theatrical Productions is Thomas Schumacher.
The original music and lyrics by Richard M. Sherman and Robert B. Sherman include the timeless favourites Jolly Holiday, Step in Time, Feed the Birds and Supercalifragilisticexpialidocious. New songs and additional music and lyrics are by the Olivier award-winning British team of George Stiles and Anthony Drew including the now celebrated classics Practically Perfect and Anything Can Happen.
This production of MARY POPPINS has orchestrations by William David Brohn with dance and vocal arrangements by George Stiles. It has a new sound design by Paul Gatehouse and new lighting by Hugh Vanstone and Natasha Katz. Co-choreography is by Stephen Mear. The reimagined set and costume designs are by Bob Crowley. Co-direction and choreography is by Matthew Bourne and direction by Richard Eyre.
This triumphant theatrical experience is a must-see for 2023.
★★★★★ "Practically perfect in every way" - TimeOut
“A wonder from beginning to end.....What a gift!" - The Guardian
“Takes your breath away...You won't believe your eyes" - Sydney Morning Herald
★★★★★ "Mystifying special effects" - TimeOut
★★★★★ " An uplifting delight" - Limelight
Mary Poppins: Stefanie Jones
Bert: Jack Chambers
Bird Woman / Miss Andrew: Marina Prior
George Banks: Tom Wren
Winifred Banks: Lucy Maunder
Mrs Brill: Hannah Waterman
Robertson Ay: Gareth Isaac
Admiral Broom / Chairman: Robert Grubb
Ensemble: Hayden Baum, Cara Bessey, Katrina Bickerton, Molly Bugeja, Emily Casey, Ed Deganos, Kimberley Hodgson, Gareth Jacobs, Hollie James, Sebastian Johnston, Genevieve Kingsford, Zoe Komazec, Sasha Lian-Diniz, Noah Missell, Ellie Nunan, Max Patterson, Jamie Reisin, Taylor Scanlan, Jacob Steen, Patrick Whitbread, and Paul Whiteley.
Australian production photography: Daniel Boud
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2hrs 50min (incl. interval)
January 29th, 2023
Musicals, Theatre, East End Theatre District
Her Majesty's Theatre Melbourne
Recommended Age: 7yrs+. All persons aged 16yrs or under must be accompanied and sat next to the accompanying adult.
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