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Mary Poppins at The Capitol TheatreMichelle Powell - September 9, 2011 at 8:46AM
My daughter and I saw the Broadway production of Mary Poppins this weekend at Capitol Theatre, and it was absolutely wonderful! Mary Poppins is on tour with the Broadway Across America, and will be in Salt Lake City until September 25th. You can buy tickets through Arttix, or at the Capitol Theatre box office, located at 50 West 200 South in downtown Salt Lake. The Broadway production of Mary Poppins is one you don't want to miss! The cast, crew, and set all work perfectly together to create magic you can only see in a Broadway musical. While watching, (both of our first time seeing a Broadway play!), I heard my daughter say phrases such as "How do they do that?!", "Wow! It's just like a pop-up book!", and "This is fun mom!" The only problem was containing ourselves from not singing at the top of our lungs the songs we know and love! It's only here until September 25th, so make sure you see it before it's gone; you never know if it is going to return. As Mary Poppins said herself, "I'll stay until the wind changes!" The Capitol Theatre has a history all in its own. Built in 1913, it was first known as the Orpheum Theatre. It was home to many vaudevillians, silent films, and "talkies". It was renovated in 1975. It is also a stop on many ghost tours in Salt Lake. Photo courtesy of Michelle Powell. Read more from Michelle Powell at www.enjoyutah.org.