Friday, November 17, 2006
Mary Poppins officially debuted last night at the New Amsterdam Theater in NYC. Ashley Brown, who previously starred as Belle in Beauty and the Beast shines in the title role as Mary Poppins. For the NY Times review, click here. For the Theatermania review, click here. For tickets and additional information; including a sneak preview, click here.
Click here to read Caitlin Flanagan's article on Becoming Mary Poppins. (New Yorker 12/2005).
Searching for Mary Poppins by Susan Davis and Gina Hyams is a new book in which twenty-five bestselling and award-winning female writers explore the emotional minefield of mother-nanny relationships. For anyone who has been there, and on either side; it is easy to appreciate the scope of emotions (love, guilt, betrayal, gratitude, insecurity and loss) that can define these often intimate relationships.