Standard Times Mary Poppins Review

Taylor Wright plays Bert in the New Bedford Festival Theatre’s performance of “Mary Poppins,” the Disney film turned musical at the Zeiterion Theater. PETER PEREIRA/THE STANDARD-TIMES It took Walt Disney 20 years to convince “Mary Poppins” author, P.L. Travers, that Hollywood would be kind and gentle in their film treatment […] Read more »

Mary Poppins Video Clip

Do you believe in everyday magic?  You will!  Experience the magic in this short two minute clip from New Bedford Festival Theatre’s 2015 production of Mary Poppins. Directed and Choreographed by Michael Susko (michaelsusko.com). Starring Melissa McKamie, Taylor Wright, Lauren Gemelli Bobby Sylvia and Stacey Geer. with Emmie Kelly and […] Read more »

New Bedford Festival Theatre 25th Anniversary Event a Huge Success

The New Bedford Festival Theatre celebrated its 25th Anniversary on May 30 at the Country Club of New Bedford with great food, great music provided by the 17 piece SouthCoast Jazz Orchestra, a special silent auction, dancing and much more. Sponsored by Joseph Abboud and the SouthCoast Jazz Orchestra, the […] Read more »

New Bedford Festival Theatre To Celebrate Its 25th Anniversary

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The New Bedford Festival Theatre will celebrate its 25th Anniversary on May 30 at the Country Club of New Bedford with great food, great music provided by the 17 piece SouthCoast Jazz Orchestra, a special silent auction, dancing and much more. Sponsored by Joseph Abboud and the SouthCoast Jazz Orchestra, […] Read more »

2015 Summer Academy Program

The New Bedford Festival Theatre is pleased to announce its exciting Summer Academy Program. Many area high school students have taken part in this program over the seventeen years it has been offered. Many have chosen to pursue Theatre Studies at the university and college level. Students from New Bedford, […] Read more »

Mary Poppins Cast Announced

New Bedford Festival Theatre has completed its casting process for its upcoming production of Disney and Cameron Macintosh’s MARY POPPINS to be presents July 24 – August 2 for 8 performances at New Bedford’s historic Zeiterion Performing Arts Center. Returning this year, after her critically acclaimed performance as Maria in […] Read more »

Mary Poppins Auditions

New Bedford Auditions: Feb. 22, 2015 (Sunday from 11 am – 4 pm) Zeiterion Performing Arts Center (Stage Door) 684 Purchase St., New Bedford , MA 02740 N.E.T.C. Auditions: March 14 & 15, 2015 (Sat.-Sun.) Crowne Plaza Hotel 1360 Worcester Road, Natick, MA 01760 (For NETC contact netconline.org) New York […] Read more »

Mary Poppins Character Breakdown

MARY POPPINS – Jane and Michael’s new nanny who is a force to be reckoned with possessing a dazzling personality. Full of hope even when things look dire, she professes “anything can happen if you let it.” Practically perfect in every way. Mezzo-soprano with a strong top – mid 20’s […] Read more »

Mary Poppins

Festival Theatre’s 25th Anniversary Celebration continues this summer with the exclusive Southern New England engagement of Disney’s family favorite MARY POPPINS,  which flies into the Z  starting July 24 thru August 2, 2015 for 8 magical performances.   Based on P.L. Travers children’s’ books and the 1964 Disney film, anything can […] Read more »