Disney Favorite “Mary Poppins” Musical at Casper College

By: Lisa S. Icenogle
Tickets are now on sale for the Broadway musical success, “Mary Poppins.”

Tickets are now on sale for the Broadway musical success, “Mary Poppins.” The musical will run on the McMurry Mainstage October 19 through 21 and again October 25 through 28 at 7:30 p.m. One matinee will take place on Sunday, October 22 at 2 p.m.

The musical ran on Broadway for more than six years closing on March 3, 2013, after 2,619 performances. Directed by Richard Burk, who as a child remembers seeing the film “Mary Poppins” all four showings in his small hometown, the family-friendly story features fun-filled, magical songs including “Chim Chim Cher-EE,” “A Spoonful of Sugar,” and “Supercalifragilisticexpialidocious.”

“I’m delighted and proud to be doing this production of ‘Mary Poppins.’ Delighted because I’ve always loved the potential, the message, the entertainment possibilities, the joy, the celebration, the heartbreak, and the mending that is in this story; and proud because I feel the weight of responsibility that has been entrusted to me as director,” said Burk.

The musical received Tony Award nominations for best musical, best performance by a leading actor, best performance by a featured actress, and best choreography among others.

Tickets are $12 for adults and $10 for students 5-18 and are available online at caspercollegearts.cc, at the box office between 10 a.m. and 5 p.m. Monday through Friday, by phone at 307-268-2500, or one hour before each performance, for that performance only.

The McMurry Mainstage is located in the Gertrude Krampert Center for Theatre and Dance on the Casper College campus.

Media contact: Lisa S. Icenogle

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