Wednesday, October 10, 2012

MARY POPPINS On Sale Next Friday October 19

Tickets for MARY POPPINS go on sale to the public next Friday, October 19th at 10:00AM!  This eagerly awaited stage production will run for 8 performances at the Times-Union Center’s Moran Theater from Tuesday, January 22nd through Sunday, January 27th.  Tickets for MARY POPPINS begin a$37.00 and are available at or (904) 442-BWAY (2929).  Discounts are available for groups of 10 or more at (904) 442-2947 or
With four productions currently running on three continents, MARY POPPINS is one of the biggest stage musical successes to emerge from London or New York in recent years.  Worldwide to date, the show has grossed over $644 million and welcomed 9.3 million guests.  The musical is the winner of 44 major theatre awards around the globe, including Tony®, Olivier, Helpmann and Evening Standard awards.   

The entire original creative team has reunited to bring this magical story of the world’s most famous nanny to audiences around North America.  The MARY POPPINS North American Tour began performances on March 25, 2009 and has played to two million delighted theatergoers in 34 cities to date.

MARY POPPINS, a co-production of Disney and Cameron Mackintosh, opened on Broadway on November 16, 2006.  Based on P.L. Travers' cherished stories and the classic 1964 Walt Disney film, MARY POPPINS the stage play features the Academy Award®-winning music and lyrics of Richard M. Sherman and Robert B. Sherman.  The stage production has been created, in collaboration with Cameron Mackintosh, by Academy Award®-
winning screenwriter Julian Fellowes, who has written the book, and the Olivier Award-winning team of George Stiles and Anthony Drewe, who have composed new songs and additional music and lyrics.

Olivier Award-winning director Richard Eyre leads the award-winning creative team, with co-direction and choreography by Tony® and Olivier Award winner Matthew Bourne.  MARY POPPINS features set and costume design by TonyÒ Award winner Bob Crowley, co-choreography by Olivier Award winner Stephen Mear, lighting design by Howard Harrison, orchestrations by William David Brohn, and music supervision by David Caddick.  The tour’s creative team includes Tour Director Anthony Lyn, Associate Choreographer Geoffrey Garrett, and Music Director Daniel Bowling. 

MARY POPPINS received its worldwide premiere at the Prince Edward Theatre in the West End in December 2004.  Following its successful three-year London run, the production launched an acclaimed U.K. tour.  The Broadway production of MARY POPPINS officially opened at the New Amsterdam Theatre on November 16, 2006, recouping its initial Broadway investment within 52 weeks of its premiere.  MARY POPPINS is the only show from the 2006-2007 theatrical season still in performance.  The MARY POPPINS North American tour has garnered continuous critical praise and achieved box office success since its launch in Chicago in March 2009.  MARY POPPINS can also be seen Sydney, Australia (at the Capitol Theatre).  Productions of MARY POPPINS have also been mounted in Finland, Denmark and the Czech Republic.            

Tuesday, January 22nd at 7:30PM
Wednesday, January 23rd at 7:30PM
Thursday, January 24th at 7:30PM
Friday, January 25th at 8:00PM
Saturday, January 26th at 2:00PM and 8:00PM
Sunday, January 27th at 1:30PM and 7:00PM

Season tickets are currently available for the 2012-2013 Broadway in Jacksonville Season, with 4-show packages starting at $121.50!  The upcoming Broadway Season features WEST SIDE STORY (December 4 – 9), MARY POPPINS (January 22 - 27), BILLY ELLIOT THE MUSICAL (February 26 - March 3), and ROCK OF AGES (April 2 - 7).  Call (904) 442-BWAY (2929) or 1-888-860-BWAY, Monday through Friday, 10:00am to 5:00pm. 

Tickets for MARY POPPINS begin at $37.00 and are available at or (904) 442-BWAY (2929).  Discounts are available for groups of 10 or more at (904) 442-2947 or  For more information on the show, visit

Opening Night of MARY POPPINS is Family Night on Broadway!  Enjoy special activities preshow and during intermission.  Buy one Adult ticket, get the Child’s ticket free with passcode: CHILD.  Restrictions apply; please inquire.

To order by phone with Visa, MasterCard, American Express or Discover call
The Artist Series Box Office at
(904) 442-BWAY (2929)

(toll-free outside of Jacksonville 1-888-860-BWAY)
Tickets are also available online with Instant Seat Selection by visiting the
The Artist Series’ website:

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