The Mary Poppins Richmond show is going strong and the craze to watch the multi award winning production has still not diminished even after years of its stage debut. The story of the magical nanny for the first time appeared in the children’s books by P.L.Travers, and was later adapted for a very successful Hollywood film. The stage version of the story borrows elements from both the books and the movie and was developed for stage by Julian Fellowes.
An important factor in the success of the Walt Disney film version was the music and songs by Robert B. Sherman and Richard M. Sherman, who both won an Academy Award for their work in the film. The production team behind the stage musical decided to retain the music from the film, but some additional music was created by George Stiles and Anthony Drewe.
The production has received many awards and accolades including seven Tony Award nominations. It won the Tony for Best Scenic Design. The stage musical was also nominated for six Drama Desk Awards, and won the category for Best Set Design and the award for Best Featured Actor in a Musical.
Millions have seen the show and have loved it for its beauty, warmth and genius. If you are yet unfamiliar with the magic, wonder and excitement of Mary Poppins, or simply want to experience the amazing story and production one more time, get yourself Mary Poppins Richmond tickets
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A classical tale that has become a cultural phenomenon, Mary Poppins continues to fascinate millions around the globe with its enchanting storyline and plot. The Marry Poppins musical is based on the famous book series that was conceived during the early thirties and has become a global hit since then. The original book series was written by "P.L Travers" along with illustrations by "Mary Shepard", starting in 1934. The famous books were later adopted for a Hollywood film produced by Disney Studio in 1964. The film also gained high praises, winning numerous Oscar nominations and accolades. The Mary Poppins Richmond VA event will offer another chance for the audience and fans to catch the riveting musical show live on stage.
The musical premiered in 2004 at the West End London. Produced by Walt Disney, the show became an instant hit garnering rave reviews from critics as well as fans. The West End production managed to bag two Olivier Awards. Written by "Julian Fellowes" and directed by "Richard Eyre", the musical featured lyrics and music from the 1964 film. In 2006, Mary Poppins made its Broadway debut, winning several awards including seven Tony nominations. The Broadway production won the "Best Scenic Design" award at the Tony Awards. Since its inception, the musical has been played in Melbourne, Czech Republic, Budapest, Sydney, Tartu and Brisbane amongst other overseas places. Acquire Mary Poppins Richmond VA tickets to witness the magical journey live.