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Mary Poppins

by Lorie Lewis Ham



2015 was another year of awesome theatre for the San Joaquin Valley. This Valley is blest with a lot of talent! Theatre fans here never need to head out of the Valley to see a great show.

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Mary Poppins Presented by CMT

IN THE December 2 ISSUE

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by Lorie Lewis Ham



This has been the year of Mary Poppins for theatre in the Valley, and this Mary Poppins year ends with Children’s Musical Theaterworks presentation of the show which opens on December 4. We took a moment to chat with the show’s director, Jenny Myers.

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by Terrance Mc Arthur


“Spoonful of Sugar,” “Supercalifragilisticexpialidocious,” “Chim-Chim Cheree,” “Step in Time,” “Feed the Birds,” “Let’s Go Fly a Kite.”
Sounds like there’s another production of Mary Poppins: the Broadway Musical in the Valley, and it’s from the CenterStage Clovis Community Theatre, playing through August 1.

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by Lorie Lewis Ham



The San Joaquin Valley is very rich in great theatre all year long and we at KRL enjoy covering it and sharing our finds with our readers. As part of our 5th anniversary celebration, it seemed a perfect time to highlight some of the great shows coming to the Valley this summer! We are also giving away tickets to four of these shows so you can celebrate with us.

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Mary Poppins On Stage in Selma

IN THE January 14 ISSUE

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by Larry Ham



If you go see the Raisin’ Cain Players production of Mary Poppins at the Selma Arts Center (and you should), and you are old enough to remember the movie of the same title (like me), be prepared for a great and nostalgic ride, because this is a production that has so many wonderful elements, it’s hard to pick just a few to share in a review of this length.

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Saving Mr. Banks: Movie Review

IN THE January 6 ISSUE

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by Terrance Mc Arthur



Mrs. P. L. Travers (Emma Thompson), who created Mary Poppins, the magical British nanny, was Australian-born (as Helen Lyndon Goff), unmarried, had an estranged adopted son, and lived for many years with a female companion.

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