KRAVIS CENTER: Tickets for MARY POPPINS Go On Public Sale December 8 at 10 a.m.

Tickets for Mary Poppins – the hit broadway musical on sale at the Kravis Center for the Performing Arts in West Palm Beach Saturday, December 8 at 10 a.m. Performances begin January 29-February 3, 2013
 
 
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Nov. 29, 2012 - PRLog -- West Palm Beach-The Raymond F. Kravis Center for the Performing Arts and producers Thomas Schumacher of Disney Theatrical Productions and Cameron Mackintosh announced today that tickets for the Kravis Center premiere of the long-awaited production of MARY POPPINS will go on sale to the public on Saturday, December 8 at 10 a.m.  West Palm Beach’s most eagerly awaited stage production will begin performances at the Kravis Center on Tuesday, January 29 at 8:00 p.m. for a limited engagement of 1 week through Sunday, February 3, 2013.  

With six productions currently running on three continents, MARY POPPINS is one of the biggest stage musical successes to emerge from London or New York in recent years.  Worldwide to date, the show has grossed over $731 million and welcomed 10 million guests. The musical is the winner of 44 major theatre awards around the globe, including Tony®, Olivier, Helpmann and Evening Standard awards.  

The entire original creative team has reunited to bring this magical story of the world’s most famous nanny to audiences around North America.  The MARY POPPINS North American Tour began performances on March 25, 2009 and has played to two and a half million delighted theatergoers in 60 cities to date.

MARY POPPINS, a co-production of Disney and Cameron Mackintosh, opened on Broadway on November 16, 2006.  Based on P.L. Travers' cherished stories and the classic 1964 Walt Disney film, MARY POPPINS the stage play features the Academy Award®-winning music and lyrics of Richard M. Sherman and Robert B. Sherman.  The stage production has been created, in collaboration with Cameron Mackintosh, by Academy Award®-winning screenwriter Julian Fellowes, who has written the book, and the Olivier Award-winning team of George Stiles and Anthony Drewe, who have composed new songs and additional music and lyrics.

Olivier Award-winning director Richard Eyre leads the award-winning creative team, with co-direction and choreography by Tony® and Olivier Award winner Matthew Bourne.  MARY POPPINS features set and costume design by TonyÒ Award winner Bob Crowley, co-choreography by Olivier Award winner Stephen Mear, lighting design by Howard Harrison, orchestrations by William David Brohn, and music supervision by David Caddick.  The tour’s creative team includes Tour Director Anthony Lyn, Associate Choreographer Geoffrey Garrett, and Music Director Daniel Bowling.  

ABOUT MARY POPPINS WORLDWIDE

MARY POPPINS received its worldwide premiere at the Prince Edward Theatre in the West End in December 2004.  Following its successful three-year London run, the production launched an acclaimed U.K. tour.  

The Broadway production of MARY POPPINS officially opened at the New Amsterdam Theatre on November 16, 2006, recouping its initial Broadway investment within 52 weeks of its premiere.  MARY POPPINS is the only show from the 2006-2007 theatrical season still in performance.  

The MARY POPPINS North American tour has garnered continuous critical praise and achieved box office success since its launch in Chicago in March 2009.  

MARY POPPINS can also be seen Sydney, Australia (at the Capitol Theatre) and Mexico City, Mexico.  Productions of MARY POPPINS have also been mounted in Finland, Denmark and the Czech Republic.            

In West Palm Beach, MARY POPPINS will play Tuesday, January 29 at 8:00 p.m., Wednesday, January 30 at 2:00 p.m. and 8:00 p.m., Thursday, January 31 at 8:00 p.m., Friday, February 1 at 8:00 p.m., Saturday, February 2 at 2:00 p.m. and 8:00 p.m. and Sunday, February 3 at 2:00 p.m. Ticket prices start as low as $25. Beginning Saturday, December 8 at 10:00 a.m., tickets will be available at the Kravis Center Box Office located at 701 Okeechobee Blvd. in West Palm Beach; by calling the Box Office at 561-832-7469; online at www.kravis.org/marypoppins, and at all Ticketmaster Outlets.  Orders for groups of ten (10) or more may be placed by calling 561-651-4438 or 561-651-4304.

The West Palm Beach engagement of MARY POPPINS Is presented by arrangement with the Raymond F. Kravis Center for the Performing Arts and is a subscription offering of the Kravis On Broadway Series. Kravis On Broadway is sponsored by Mia and Bob Matthews, and Carolyn and Richard Sloane.

For more information, please visit MaryPoppins.com

About the Raymond F. Kravis Center for the Performing Arts:
The Raymond F. Kravis Center for the Performing Arts is a not-for-profit performing arts center whose mission is to enhance the quality of life in Palm Beach County by presenting a diverse schedule of national and international artists and companies of the highest quality; by offering comprehensive arts education programs; by providing a Palm Beach County home in which local and regional arts organizations can showcase their work; and by providing economic catalyst and community leadership in West Palm Beach, supporting efforts to increase travel and tourism to Palm Beach County.

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