Mary Poppins Jr. Flies into West Virginia Academy
Disney and Cameron Mackintosh’s MARY POPPINS JR.
Playing at Harvest Church of God in Morgantown, WV
Morgantown, WV [Release Day, May 19-20, 2023] – Disney and Cameron Mackintosh’s Mary Poppins JR. is playing at Harvest Church of God from Friday, May 19th through Saturday, May 20th. The “practically perfect” 70-minute musical, designed for middle school-aged performers, is based on the classic P.L. Travers stories and the Walt Disney film. The kindergarten through 9th grade cast includes 23 students led by Dani Summers, Lily Vredingburgh, and Haylie Hyde
"Anything can happen if you let it..." Mary Poppins. Professor Summers, states, "This quote is the inspiration for our scholars as they trailblaze the future of our rising theatrical stars. Scholars come from a variety of theatrical experience levels with most stepping on stage for the first time. We are so proud of the dedication they have shown, and we are excited to showcase their hard work and determination, as they launch WVA's first annual theatrical performance. This is where tradition begins!"
All of London is shouting from the rooftops about this exciting stage adaptation of the classic tales of Mary Poppins. Join the Banks family as they encounter adventure after fun-filled adventure with their curious new nanny, Mary Poppins. Adapted especially for young performers, this musical includes favorite Sherman brothers songs such as “A Spoonful of Sugar,” “Feed the Birds,” and “Supercalifragilisticexpialidocious,” as well as wonderful new songs by George Stiles and Anthony Drewe. With colorful characters and an irresistible score, Mary Poppins JR. is sure to be a crowd-pleaser for all ages!
For information on purchasing tickets please visit WestVirginiaAcademy.org for reservations.
Disney and Cameron Mackintosh’s Mary Poppins JR. is presented through special arrangement with and all materials are provided by Music Theatre International more information about licensing Mary Poppins JR. or other Disney shows, please visit www.DisneyMusicals.com.
Music Theatre International (MTI) is one of the world’s leading theatrical licensing agencies, granting theatres from around the world the rights to perform the greatest selection of musicals from Broadway and beyond. Founded in 1952 by composer Frank Loesser and orchestrator Don Walker, MTI is a driving force in advancing musical theatre as a vibrant and engaging art form.
MTI works directly with the composers, lyricists and book writers of these musicals to provide official scripts, musical materials, and dynamic theatrical resources to over 70,000 professional, community, and school theatres in the US and in over 60 countries worldwide.
MTI is particularly dedicated to educational theatre and has created special collections to meet the needs of various types of performers and audiences. MTI’s Broadway Junior™ shows are 30- and 60-minute musicals for performance by elementary and middle school-aged performers, while MTI’s School Editions are musicals annotated for performance by high school students.
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