Thompson plays author and “Poppins” creator Pamela “P.L.” Travers, who, driven by financial concerns, acquiesced to Walt Disney’s dogged pursuit of her signature on a contract granting him the right to adapt her work for the big screen.
As part of its 2014 season, the Sacramento Music Circus is seeking talent for its production of “Mary Poppins.”
From “Jerry Springer: The Opera” to “Spider-Man: Turn Off the Dark,” it seems musical inspiration can be found just about anywhere. Do you know which composers and lyricists found source material in your favorite childhood stories? Here are 11 musicals based on classic children’s books.
Leigh chatted with us about the lessons she's learned, what it's like following Julie Andrews, and the things she will—and will not—miss.
The Barbara Stanwyck retrospective at Film Forum; Bette Midler in “I’ll Eat You Last” at the Geffen Playhouse; Fiona Shaw in “The Rime of the Ancient Mariner”; “Mary Poppins” on Blu-ray; and a panel at Film Independent on navigating Sundance and Slamdance are what we’re looking forward to ...