Mary Poppins

Not even Denzel Washington can save ‘The Equalizer’

“The Equalizer” should be locked in a room with “The Terminator.” Then this lousy series would finally be killed off.<p>Denzel Washington is back in the …

Vigilantism

Lin-Manuel Miranda's Directorial Film Debut 'Tick, Tick... Boom!' Will Be About An Unforgettable Broadway Legend

He's already mastered the stage, but now that <i>Hamilton</i>'s Lin-Manuel Miranda is making his directorial film debut with <i>Tick, Tick…Boom!</i>, his dynamite …

Tony Awards

How ‘Mama Mia!’ star cloned Christine Baranski

Growing up, Jessica Keenan Wynn didn’t know much about ABBA beyond “Dancing Queen.” But, like many Americans, she became an instant fan of the …

Manhattan

‘Mamma Mia! Here We Go Again’: 3 Reasons Why Musicals Are Box Office Gold Again

We're in the middle of a musical renaissance, decades after the genre's Hollywood Golden Age. We explain why.<p>While “Mamma Mia: Here We Go Again” …

Beauty and the Beast

PHOTOS: Marvel — and a giant porg — dominate cosplay on SDCC day 1

Day one is traditionally the slowest day at San Diego Comic-Con, but that still makes it one of the busiest and most crowded days on the yearly geek …

Entertainment

The Best Backpacks for Every Workplace

07.20.18<p>09:00 am<p>These are the work bags that we absolutely adore.<p>Suggesting work bags feels a little presumptuous, like buying underwear for someone …

Shopping

The Weekly Covet: Best Weekender Bags

Buy Now <i>$850</i><p>"I’m a rolling suitcase kind of girl (even if it’s just for a weekend!), and I love this chic carry-on suitcase by Steamline luggage. This …

Shopping

Why Do Australians Love The Wombats So Much? An Investigation

We headed down to the band's sold out Melbourne show to ask fans: LITERALLY WHY?<p>As long as I’ve been an active participant in music culture––that is, downloading songs, going to shows, actively discussing music that I hadn’t just heard through my parents–-I’ve been conscious of The Wombats. At one …

Australia

'Mary Poppins' Library Book Returned After 40 Years

A “Mary Poppins” library book — a rare first edition published in 1934 — was returned to an Alberta, Canada, library through a donation 40 years …

Conservative View

Montreal's Geneviève Godbout illustrates two of kidlit's most iconic characters, Anne Shirley and Mary Poppins

Godbout in her studio: “I know people will discover my work through these characters. It was a lot of pressure.” (Richmond Lam)<p>Geneviève Godbout …

Lifestyle (Canada)

Mary Poppins

Newbury Musical Theatre Company is proud to present Mary Poppins!<p>Join us for the ultimate family-friendly event -- NMTC's Mainstage Players will be …

Broadway Musical

Shepperton Studios wants to add 1,700 parking spaces and build sets as high as six storey buildings

A Shepperton Studios has announced a proposals which could see a significant redevelopment of the existing studios.<p>The studios has published outline …

Surrey (UK)

See Rochester Schools' Production Of 'Newsies'

Opening night is July 25.<p>ROCHESTER, MI — The Rochester Community Schools Summer Music Theatre program is celebrating its 45th season with the 2018 …

High School

How Disney Is Expanding On THE LAST JEDI

Given that Lucasfilm lined up Rian Johnson for a brand new <i>Star Wars</i> trilogy before anyone outside of the company saw <i>The Last Jedi</i>, it seems safe to …

Comics

17 Facts About Walt Disney That'll Make You Say, "How Did I Not Know This?"

Walt Disney received the Presidential Medal of Freedom in 1964.

Walt Disney Company

This Handbag Trend Is About to Be Everywhere

There are few summer trends that truly work for every personal style, but we think we’ve found one, whether you prefer a Mary Poppins–style carryall …

Clothing

25 Fall 2018 Movies That Already Look So Good, From Sci-Fi Thrillers To Musical Biopics

This summer has brought us some pretty great flicks, but some of the most promising films of the year are coming out in the fall. Given the season, …

Movies

Supercalifragilisticexpialidocious! Old 'Mary Poppins' book returns to library

ST. PAUL, Alta. — It was a supercalifragilisticexpialidocious find.<p>A first-edition hardcover book of "Mary Poppins," published in 1934, is back in an …

Canadian News

Willow Glen family knows the notes to sing in ‘Sound of Music’

Like the von Trapp children they’re portraying in Foothill Music Theatre’s “The Sound of Music,” the Hutton siblings have grown up making music. …

San Jose

Local theater celebrating a ‘jolly holiday’ with ‘Mary Poppins’

With classic songs such as “Spoonful of Sugar,” “Chim Chim Cheree” and “Step in Time,” the Glendale Centre Theatre opened the classic musical “Mary Poppins” this past weekend.<p>“It’s enormous,” said director Zoe Bright of the production. She most recently directed the musical “Godspell” at the local …

Walt Disney Company

The Daystarter: Brittany Lincicome makes more golfing history; solving crime one app at a time; why is Florida struggling with toxic algae blooms?

Catching you up on overnight happenings, and what to know today.<p>• Rinse and repeat for another hot July day: Overnight showers will hit the coast in …

Tampa Bay

Nearly 10 houses a day sold in Tauranga during June

Nearly 10 homes a day were sold in the Western Bay of Plenty in June, according to new real estate data.<p>The latest Real Estate Institute of New …

Real Estate

Welcome to Marwen Trailer #2: Steve Carell Dreams to Heal Himself

The new trailer for <b>Welcome to Marwen</b> dives deeper into the story of director Robert Zemeckis' film, which itself is based on Jeff Malmberg's …

Movies

Oscars 2019: Walt Disney Studios hoping to make magic with ‘Mary Poppins Returns,’ ‘Black Panther’

Last year, Walt Disney Studios reaped a pair of Oscar bids for the the smash hit live-action version of one of its most lauded cartoons, the 1991 …

Black Panther

Natascia Diaz, Steffanie Leigh, and More Lead Cast of Signature's PASSION

Natascia Diaz (Signature's Crazy for You, City Center Encores! Grand Hotel), Claybourne Elder (Signature's Sunday in the Park with George, Broadway's …

West Side Story

Biking librarians bring books to the people

WILMETTE, Ill. — A little bit of Mary Poppins, purple novelty and literary magic rolls out of the Wilmette Public Library every week. It's …

Books

Lin-Manuel Miranda to Release Book of His Famed ‘Gmorning’ and ‘Gnight’ Tweets

The book of “little pep talks” from the Hamilton and In The Heights creator will be published by Random House.<p>Lin-Manuel Miranda announced via …

Mary Poppins Returns

Lin-Manuel Miranda's Book Of Twitter Pep Talks Is Coming Out This Fall — With Illustrations By Jonny Sun

Broadway star Lin-Manuel Miranda is known for many brilliant things, including a pretty stellar Twitter account. His over two million followers enjoy …

Social Media

Pixar Animator Creates Adorable 'Incredibles' and 'Monsters Inc.' Mashup

If you've ever wondered what Boo from Monsters Inc. would look like with superpowers, here's your chance.With Incredibles 2 now playing in theaters, …

Animation

Outrageous New 'Aquaman' Poster Bravely Stands Up To Mary Poppins

And now we have an outrageously (truly, truly outrageously) gorgeous teaser poster for James Wan’s <i>Aquaman</i>. The poster, courtesy of Warner Bros./Time Warner Inc., is filled with fish and mammals, features Jason Momoa in a primal comic book pose and confirms that, Walt Disney’s <i>Mary Poppins Returns</i> be …

Justice League