Wednesday, September 5, 2012

Save $$$ on Tickets with a Special 2-For-1 Deal -- Mary Poppins Playing at the Hanover Theatre in Worcester, MA, Sept. 25th- 30th

The Hanover Theatre in Worcester announces Mary Poppins September 25th-30th

The Hanover Theatre for the Performing Arts and producers Thomas Schumacher of Disney Theatrical Productions and Cameron Mackintosh proudly announce MARY POPPINS on sale now.  Worcester’s most eagerly awaited stage production will begin performances at The Hanover Theatre for the Performing Arts on Tuesday, September 25 for a limited engagement of 1 week through Sunday, September 30.  The opening night is Tuesday, September 25 at 7:30pm.

With four 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 $644 million and welcomed 9.3 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 million delighted theatergoers in 34 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 Tony 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. 


Performance dates and times include Tuesday, September 25 at 7:30pm, Wednesday, September 26 at 7:30pm, Thursday, September 27 at 7:30pm, Friday, September 28 at 8pm, Saturday, September 29 at 2pm & 8pm and Sunday, September 30 at 1pm & 6:30pm. 

Ticket prices for Tuesday & Wednesday performances are $35-$65. 
Ticket prices for Thursday’s performance are $48-$78. 
Ticket prices for Friday-Sunday matinee are $48-$93. 
Ticket prices for Sunday evening are $48-$78. 

Discounts are available for members, groups of 15 or more*, corporate partners and WOO Card holders. 


And, just for Inspired by Savannah readers, make sure you use coupon code: "FAMILY" at checkout to receive a special 2-for-1-deal on the Tuesday (9/25) and Wednesday (9/26) night performances, both at 7:30pm. Note:  This code excludes PL1 seating. Offer valid while supplies last.

Tickets are available online at, by phone at 877.571.SHOW (7469) or at The Hanover Theatre Box Office located at 2 Southbridge Street in downtown Worcester.

For more information, please visit


The Hanover Theatre for the Performing Arts, located in downtown Worcester, New England’s second largest city, has been recognized by Pollstar as one of the Top 100 Theatres in the World. After undergoing many name changes and renovations over the decades since its 1926 birth, The Hanover Theatre reopened in March 2008 following a $32 million historic restoration. Since then, the theatre has established its place as a rich entertainment and cultural venue, winning numerous awards, including The National Trust for Historic Preservation Award in 2010. For more information, visit Worcester Center for the Performing Arts, a registered not-for-profit 501(c)(3) organization, owns and operates The Hanover Theatre for the Performing Arts. All donations are tax deductible to the fullest extent allowed by law.


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).  Productions of MARY POPPINS have also been mounted in Finland, Denmark and the Czech Republic.           

*Excludes matinees
**Single ticket prices are subject to change

Disclosure:  I was sent tickets to the show from the vendor in exchange for my promotion and review of the show.  The views above are mine and mine alone.

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