The musical is set to return to London to play at the Prince Edward  Theatre later this year. 

This revival of the popular musical is set to star Charlie Stemp as Bert and Zizi Strallen will play the the title role when it arrives at the Prince Edward Theatre from the 23rd October, with official opening night taking place on the 13th November. It is initially booking in the West End until March 2020.

The stage production is returning to the Prince Edward Theatre, where it originally premiered back in 2004. It went on to win two Olivier Awards  and an Evening Standard Award. The Tony Award-winning Broadway run of the musical went on for over six years.

It has also been announced that public booking for the revival will open on the 28th January and it will run special family performances on Wednesdays that will start at 7pm and with reduced prices.

Performances on Mondays, Thursdays Fridays and Saturdays will begin at 7.30pm with matinees on Thursdays and Saturdays at 2.30pm. On Sundays performances will also be at 2.30pm.

The musical is directed by Richard Eyre, with co-direction and choreography by Matthew Bourne, co-choreography by Stephen Mear, set and costume designs by Bob Crowley, lighting design by Natasha Katz, sound design by Paul Gatehouse and orchestrations by William David Brohn.

Mary Poppins features a book by Downton Abbey creator Julian Fellowes, while featuring the original music and lyrics by the Sherman Brothers – including songs such as “Jolly Holiday”, “Step in Time”, “Feed the Birds” and “Supercalifragilisticexpialidocious”. Additional songs and music and lyrics have been written by  George Stiles and Anthony Drewe.

Mary Poppins will play at the Prince Edward Theatre from the 23rd  October. 

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