Poppins Around The World

Not Just the U.S. & the U.K. have productions of Mary Poppins. Here's some info on global versions


Sweden The first foreign-language production opened on October 18, 2008 in Göteborg, Sweden at the Göteborgs Operan[20]. This production is externally licensed by Disney Theatrical to Josef Weinberger Limited, and performed entirely in Swedish, with the book translated by Magnus Lindman. The musical director was Björn Dobbelaere, with actors Linda Olsson as Mary and Magnus Borén as Bert. This production closed on March 14, 2009.


Another foreign-language production will open in the Fortis Circus Theater in The Hague (Scheveningen), in April 2010, presented by Disney Theatrical directly. Noortje Herlaar is Mary Poppins and William Spaaij is Bert.The actress who plays the role of Mary Poppins was found in a tv-show: Op zoek naar Mary Poppins (Searching for Mary Poppins)


Finland The Finnish production opened at the Helsinki City Theatre on August 11, 2009 and will run until May 8, 2010


Denmark The Danish production opened in Copenhagen, Denmark at the Det Ny Teater on February 18, 2010.The role of Mary is played by Charlotte Guldberg and the role of Bert is played by Kristian Studsgaard.[24]


Hungary A Hungarian production opened in Budapest, Hungary in September 2009.


The Australian premiere will be held in Melbourne at Her Majesty's Theatre in July 2010. The full cast will be announced in early 2010, however it has been confirmed that it will star Australian theatre icons Marina Prior (Mrs Banks), Debra Byrne (the bird woman), Philip Quast (Mr Banks), Judi Connelli (Miss Andrew), and Matt Lee (Bert). Verity Hunt-Ballard will be playing the title character, Mary Poppins