The Mary Poppins phenomenon — which got its start in the 1930s with a children’s book series about a magical nanny and achieved great popularity in the 1960s as a musical Disney film starring Julie Andrews and Dick Van Dyke — comes to town this week as a colorful Broadway musical. It’s the first time the show has been in Dayton.
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How To Go
What: Mary Poppins, the musical
When: April 16-21. Performances are at 8 p.m. Tuesday through Saturday, 6:30 p.m. Sunday. Matinees at 2 p.m. Saturday and 1 p.m. Sunday.
Where: Schuster Center, Second and Main streets, downtown Dayton
Tickets: $42-$103 with a $5 processing fee for online or phone orders. Tickets are available at the Ticket Center Stage Box Office, located in the Wintergarden of the Schuster Center, and online at www.ticketcenterstage.com. To charge tickets, call 937-228-3630 or toll-free at 888-228-3630 Orders for groups of 20 or more may be placed by calling Betty Gould at (937) 228-3630 ext. 3074.