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Posted: Oct. 12, 2012 at 8:33 p.m.
DETROIT - Broadway In Detroit and Michigan Education Savings Plan welcome young theatergoers to enjoy a special "Kids Night On Broadway" with "Mary Poppins" at the Fisher Theatre on Thursday, Oct. 25 at 6 p.m. The performance begins at 7:30 p.m. Pre-show and post-show activities include story time with cast members, umbrella origami, free popcorn, free ice cream, and more! Kids' tickets are specially priced at $9 with the purchase of an adult ticket. Adult tickets begin at $34, which includes parking and facility fees.
Before the show, the children will enjoy a special story time led by "Mary Poppins"' cast members from 6 – 6:30 p.m., free popcorn from Detroit Popcorn Company, and an opportunity to create umbrella origami compliments of Arts and Scraps.
After the show, it’s ice cream for everyone! Treat Dreams ice cream shop will hand out samples of its specially created Mary Poppins ice cream flavor, A Spoonful of Brown Sugar, to all guests, while supplies last.
With four productions currently running on three continents, "Mary Poppins" is one of the biggest stage musical successes to emerge from London or New York in recent years. Worldwide to date, the show has grossed over $731 million and welcomed more than 10 million guests. The musical is the winner of 44 major theater awards around the globe, including Tony, Olivier, Helpmann and Evening Standard awards.
Performance times for "Mary Poppins," appearing Oct. 23–28 at the Fisher Theatre, located at 3011 W. Grand Blvd., in Detroit, are:
Tickets are available for purchase at the Fisher Theatre box office, all Ticketmaster locations, by phone at 1-800-982-2787, and online at www.ticketmaster.com or www.broadwayindetroit.com; mention code KNOB or ask for "Kids Night on Broadway" for this offer.
For additional information, call 313-872-1000.