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April 7-17: 'Mary Poppins' Closes Mainstage Season

Six evening performances and four matinee performances are scheduled.

2016-04-18
Minnesota State University, Mankato Department of Theatre and Dance News Release, 3-31-2016

MANKATO – Having begun the year with the massive musical “Titanic,” Minnesota State University, Mankato theatre is closing its 2015-16 mainstage season with the equally incredible and infinitely charming Disney’s “Mary Poppins.”

“Mary Poppins” will run 7:30 p.m. April 7-9 and 14-16; and 2 p.m. April 9, 10, 16 and 17 in the Ted Paul Theatre, Earley Center for Performing Arts, Minnesota State Mankato. The production is sponsored by Community Bank Mankato, Jones & Magnus (Attorneys at Law) and Tailwind Group.

Tickets are $22 regular; $19 for seniors ages 65 and older, children under 16 and groups of 15 or more; and $15 for Minnesota State Mankato students.

About the musical: Young Jane and Michael Banks have sent many a nanny packing before Mary Poppins arrives on their doorstep. Using a combination of magic and common sense, she must teach the family how to value each other again. Popular songs include “A Spoonful of Sugar,” “Let's Go Fly A Kite” and “Supercalifragilisticexpialidocious.” This is the first time Minnesota State Mankato has presented Mary Poppins.

Contact Amanda Dyslin at 507-389-6663, or amanda.dyslin@mnsu.edu for more information.

PHOTO: Bert (Matthew Stairs) explains the mysteries of the rooftop world to Jane (Rebeka Mihalik) and Michael Banks (Marco Jakovich), as Mary Poppins (Erin Horst) gets ready to step in time. (Photo courtesy of Minnesota State Mankato Department of Theatre and Dance.)

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