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4 hrs ago | Independent.ie

Tears as Nadia reconciles with her dying mother

MODEL and singer Nadia Forde has reconciled with her estranged mother, who made contact with her daughter after learning she is terminally ill.

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Related Topix: Nadia, Lymphoma, Health

8 hrs ago | Los Angeles Times

'Fiddler on the Roof's' universal themes still resonate after 50 years

On Sept. 22, 1964, after the long-awaited Broadway opening of "Fiddler on the Roof," invited guests gathered at New York's swank Rainbow Room to celebrate.

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Related Topix: Fiddler on the Roof, Family, Drama Movies, Comedy Movies, Musical Movies, Broadway, Musical Theater, Theater, Arts, Entertainment

Fri Aug 29, 2014

NEWS.com.au

Mary Poppins: Behind the scenes

FIFTY years after Mary Poppins hit our screens, Karen Dotrice - who played Jane Banks in the Disney favourite - has revealed what it was really like behind the scenes.

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Related Topix: Mary Poppins, Comedy Movies, Family, Drama Movies, Musical Movies, Theater, Karen Dotrice, Celebrities, Julie Andrews

Examiner.com

Bloomsbury's new editions of 'Harry Potter' will include Pottermore content

Facts about the wizarding world will be included at the end of each chapter, targeted to younger readers and encouraging a more interactive reading experience, which corresponds with the goal of Pottermore itself and encourages readers to visit.

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Related Topix: Harry Potter, Books, Pottermore, SCEA, Video Games, J.K. Rowling, Authors

The Arizona Republic

5 musicals for people who hate musicals

Here are five shows that prove it. Check out this story on azcentral.com: http://azc.cc/1pqhEMa Maybe the thought of Julie Andrews singing "The Sound of Music" makes you break out in hives.

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Related Topix: Theater, Arts, The Sound of Music, Family, Drama Movies, Biography Movies, Musical Movies, Celebrities, Julie Andrews, Alanis Morissette, Pop/Rock, Entertainment

Daily Echo

Theatre review - Hello Dolly

Hampshire youth theatre company, RicNic, has successfully staged an ambitious version of Broadway musical, Hello Dolly, to celebrate ten years of productions.

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Related Topix: Family, Comedy Movies, Musical Movies, Hello, Dolly!, Celebrities, Barbra Streisand, Vocal, Michael Crawford

The San Diego Union-Tribune

Composer's 'the Boy Friend' Made Julie Andrews a Star

Sandy Wilson, the author, composer and lyricist whose winsome, nostalgic and tuneful pastiche of 1920s musicals, "The Boy Friend," made a stage star of Julie Andrews and later a movie star of the model Twiggy, died Aug. 27 in Taunton, England.

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Related Topix: The Boy Friend, Comedy Movies, Musical Movies, Celebrities, Julie Andrews, Pop/Rock

Thu Aug 28, 2014

Daily Mail

Ashlee Simpson 'steals' Mary Poppins bird lady hat

Ashlee Simpson must be a fan of Mary Poppins because she appeared to be wearing a hat just like the sweet old bird lady's in the 1964 Julie Andrews classic.

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Related Topix: Mary Poppins, Comedy Movies, Family, Drama Movies, Musical Movies, Celebrities, Julie Andrews, The Hunger Games, Wedding, Greenwich, CT

Southland Times

Top five things to do this weekend

The Red Cross's 18th annual book fair opens at the Te Rapa Racecourse today and most of the items cost under $3.

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Related Topix: Peter, Neil Diamond, Pop/Rock

BroadwayWorld.com

Pink Martini Coming to Ridgefield Playhouse, 9/25

The highly entertaining "little orchestra" known as Pink Martini has been described as a rollicking around-the-world musical adventure featuring a dozen musicians and vocalists who perform a multilingual repertoire on concert stages and with symphony orchestras throughout the world.

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Related Topix: Pink Martini, Symphony, Arts

BroadwayWorld.com

the Winter's Tale, Goose!, Cinderella and More Set for New York...

New York Theatre Ballet announces the 2014-15 season, which will include a national tour and repertory performances at the 92nd Street Y , New York Live Arts and Danspace .

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Related Topix: Arts, Ballet, Pop/Rock, Cinderella, Theater, Broadway, Dance

Wed Aug 27, 2014

Cravenherald.co.uk

The Green Hut Theatre Company stage No Sex Please Wea re British

The married couple, along with the bank's frantic chief cashier Brian Runnicles, must decide what to do with the floods of photographs, books, films and eventually women that subsequently arrive.

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Related Topix: Some Mothers Do 'Ave 'Em, Entertainment, Television, Celebrities, Michael Crawford

Townhall

Maria Von Trapp, RIP

Earlier this year, an event happened that did not receive wide notice. The last of the Von Trapp Family Singers, the last of the children---the real ones---died.

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Related Topix: The Sound of Music, Family, Drama Movies, Biography Movies, Musical Movies, Celebrities, Julie Andrews, Opinion

Switched

17 Reasons Mary Poppins Will Always Be The World's Best Nanny

JANUARY 01: Photo of English actress Julie Andrews dressed as the title character from the 1964 film Mary Poppins.

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Related Topix: Mary Poppins, Comedy Movies, Family, Drama Movies, Musical Movies, Celebrities, Julie Andrews, Oscars, Golden Globe Awards, Emma Thompson

Business Journal

Alamo Drafthouse to open third DFW location in Las Colinas

The Austin-based dine-in theater will bring its latest DFW auditoriums to the new Music Factory in Las Colinas.

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Related Topix: The Music Factory

Deseret News

10 fun facts about 'The Wizard of Oz' and 'Mary Poppins'

"The Wizard of Oz," starring Judy Garland as Dorothy Gale, celebrates its 75th anniversary on Aug. 25, and "Mary Poppins," starring Julie Andrews, celebrates its 50th anniversary on Aug. 27. Following are fun facts about the two movies.

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Related Topix: Animation Movies, Short, Comedy Movies, Family, The Wizard of Oz, Adventure, Musical Movies, Mary Poppins, Drama Movies, Celebrities, Jazz, Judy Garland, Julie Andrews

Entertainment Weekly's PopWatch

We ranked the songs in 'Mary Poppins' for its 50th anniversary

Today marks the 50th anniversary of Disney's glitzy Los Angeles Mary Poppins premiere.

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Related Topix: Mary Poppins, Comedy Movies, Family, Drama Movies, Musical Movies, Theater, Celebrities, Julie Andrews

Tue Aug 26, 2014

Daily Mail

That's more than a teaspoon of sugar! Iconic scenes from Mary...

That's more than a teaspoon of sugar! Iconic scenes from Mary Poppins mark 50 years since no-nonsense nanny became film star It is the ultimate feel-good Disney musical starring Dick Van Dyke, who possibly had the worst Cockney accent in cinematic history and Julie Andrews who played Mary Poppins.

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Related Topix: Mary Poppins, Comedy Movies, Family, Drama Movies, Musical Movies, Theater, Dick Van Dyke, Celebrities, Julie Andrews

OUPblog

Celebrating Julie Andrews

This month marks the 50th anniversary of Disney's beloved film Mary Poppins , starring the legendary Julie Andrews .

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Related Topix: Mary Poppins, Comedy Movies, Family, Drama Movies, Musical Movies, The Sound of Music, Biography Movies, Celebrities, Julie Andrews, My Fair Lady

Sydney Morning Herald

Ainsworth's pokie plan for Fraulein Maria

Poker machine maker Ainsworth Game Technology will look to an Austrian nanny and a Las Vegas stripper to boost its US business.

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Related Topix: Games, Poker, Celebrities, Julie Andrews

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