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Lin-Manuel Miranda calls ‘Mary Poppins’ sequel role a dream
NEW YORK (AP) — Working on "Mary Poppins Returns" put Lin-Manuel Miranda in a comfort zone, sort of.
The theater actor, composer and creator of the Broadway smash "Hamilton" knew the film's director, Rob Marshall, from such stage and screen credits as "Cabaret" and "Chicago." And he knew the work of the composers, Marc Shaiman and Scott Wittman of "Hairspray" fame.
But there was one thing that didn't come naturally to Miranda, even if he's known as a musical theater pioneer — the choreography.
The pressure of composing new music for ‘Mary Poppins’
BEVERLY HILLS, Calif. (AP) — Everyone involved in the making of "Mary Poppins Returns " felt the pressure to do justice to the original 1964 film.
Emily Blunt on the ‘daunting’ task of playing Mary Poppins
BEVERLY HILLS, Calif. (AP) — Emily Blunt loves a challenge, and in the world of movie musicals there's no greater trial than following in the footsteps of Julie Andrews to bring one of her most iconic, and beloved, roles to the screen for the first time in over half a century.
Miranda: Poppins role ‘a dream come true’
Glad company: Trailer for Disney’s ‘Mary Poppins Returns’
LOS ANGELES (AP) — A beloved nanny is preparing to take to the rooftops of London with her magical bag in time for Christmas.
Disney on Monday released a trailer for "Mary Poppins Returns." The musical sequel stars Emily Blunt in the role made famous by Julie Andrews in 1964.
Mary Poppins returns to Cherry Tree Lane to help the next generation of the Banks family through a personal loss.
Lin-Manuel Miranda plays her lamplighter friend, Jack.
COLUMBUS – Rob Marshall is a true believer.
The athletic training program director at Columbus Community Hospital has an abiding faith that all young athletes deserve “quality medical care,” it’s engrained in the way he pursues his job working with thousands of kids.
Angela Lansbury has joined the cast of 'Mary Poppins Returns'.
The 91-year-old actress is the latest addition to director Rob Marshall's upcoming musical sequel, which will star Emily Blunt in the title role.
According to the Hollywood Reporter, Angela will play a character called Balloon Lady, who features in author P.L. Travers' tales about the magical nanny.
Just in time for the show’s 50th anniversary, a revival of the dazzling Sam Mendes and Rob Marshall reinvention of “Cabaret” lands at the San Diego Civic Theatre next week. New York’s Roundabout Theatre Company took a big chance in 1998 when it staged this thrilling, immersive revival of the 1966 Kander and Ebb show set in decadent Weimar-era Berlin.
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