17 October 2017Last updated

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Mary Poppins announced for Dubai Opera

The hit musical is set to have a 19-day run in May 2017

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Everyone’s favourite musical, Mary Poppins, is coming to Dubai. Be enchanted by the magic of this award-winning musical at the Dubai Opera from May 1-18, 2017.

Disney and Cameron Mackintosh’s hit show tells the story of the magical nanny Mary Poppins, who comes to Cherry Tree Lane with her bottomless carpet bag and umbrella and enters the lives of the Banks family. With the help of chimney sweep, Bert, she teaches the children Jane and Michael Banks the true values of a happy life. The story is set in Edwardian London.

Apart from the original songs Jolly Holiday, Step in Time, Supercalifragilisticexpialidocious and Feed the Birds by Richard M Sherman and Robert B Sherman, the show has some new songs by the Olivier award-winning British team of George Stiles and Anthony Drewe.

The stage version will be adapted from the stories by PL Travers and the Walt Disney film. Co-created by Cameron Mackintosh, it also has a book by Oscar-winning screenwriter and Downton Abbey creator, Julian Fellowes.

Tickets will be available at from 9am, November 27. 

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