Mary Poppins Flies On To Collegiate Stage

Spring musical features Disney's family classic 

"Mary Poppins" is one supercalafragilisticexpealidocious event - even without a spoon full of sugar! Join Norfolk Collegiate’s theater department and upper school students as they bring the magical nanny to the stage March 23-25, 2018.

Students will bring the popular Disney family favorite to the Meredith Center for the Arts with three performances beginning on Friday, March 23, at 7 p.m. followed by a second showing on Saturday, March 24 at 7 p.m. and a matinee on Sunday, March 25, at 3 p.m.

“Practically Perfect In Every Way,” Mary Poppins flies into the home of two mischievous children. With the help of a carefree chimney sweep, the spirited nanny turns every chore into a game and every day into a “Jolly Holiday.” This is a show that the whole family will enjoy. Tickets can be purchased at the door and cost $5 for children 12 years old and under and all Collegiate students. General admission tickets are $10 and faculty and staff are free. This is open to the public, so invite your friends!

Members of the cast include Clare Harbin, Josh Reed, Calie Quinn, Leo Doyle, Charlotte Hoyle, Bailey Harkins, Lila Spurgeon, Taylor Dews, Parker Purrington, Hayley Bartel, Milan Brooks, Mia Mathas, Reilly Flynn, Lexi Hirschfeld, Grace Georgo, Skylar Tessler.

Members of the ensemble include Tracie Barraclough, Annabeth Cary, Nelly Goa, Evelyn Gardner, Maria Gilbert, Emma Lu, Grace Lyden, Sylvia Mack, Emily Myers and Libby Snowden.

Guests are encouraged to arrive early and enjoy "An Exhibition of Folk Art and Decoys" featuring the work of alumnus Spencer Tinkham '11 in the Gallery adjacent to the Hackney Theater. The exhibit will feature his works, which are made from reclaimed items found along the shorelines through Hampton Roads. Learn more about the exhibition here.

For more information about the “Mary Poppins,” please contact Brendan Hoyle at 757.480.5322 or