The Arts Club Presents Mary Poppins

Comments 97 by Rebecca Bollwitt

The holidays are about spending time with family and friends, and what better way to enjoy a night out in the city than to catch a show at the Stanley Theatre? The Arts Club presents Mary Poppins from December 5th until January 4th bringing P.L. Travers’ writings and the popular Disney movie to life on stage.

2013 cast of Mary Poppins. Photo by David Cooper, courtesy of The Arts Club

The Arts Club Presents Mary Poppins

Practically perfect in every way, the tale of everyone’s favourite magical nanny will sweep you off your feet.

Watch Mary Poppins (Sara-Jeanne Hosie) fly over the rooftops of London once again this holiday season and feel like a kid again. Remember, anything can happen if you let it. This family musical based on the writings of P.L. Travers and the popular Disney film features the unforgettable songs “A Spoonful of Sugar,” “Chim Chim Cher-ee,” “Supercalifragilisticexpialidocious,” plus some catchy new ones. Practically perfect in every way, the tale of everyone’s favourite magical nanny will sweep you off your feet. Original music and lyrics by Richard M. Sherman and Robert B. Sherman
Book by Julian Fellowes. New songs and additional music and lyrics by George Stiles and Anthony Drewe. Co-created by Sir Cameron Mackintosh.

Disney and Cameron Mackintosh’s Mary Poppins will be on the Stanley Industrial Alliance Stage (2750 Granville St, Vancouver) from December 5th, 2014, to January 4th, 2015. Tuesdays through Saturdays at 7:00pm, and Wednesdays, Saturdays and Sundays at 1:00pm. Tickets start at $29, inclusive of taxes and fees. Call the Arts Club Box Office at (604) 687-1644 or book online.

Win Tickets

The Arts Club has offered up two pairs of tickets (value $144 each) to the December 10th performance at 7:00pm for me to give away. Here’s how you can enter to win:

  • Leave a comment naming your favourite Mary Poppins song (1 entry)
  • Post the following on Twitter (1 entry)
RT to enter to win tickets to @TheArtsClub’s Mary Poppins from @Miss604

Follow The Arts Club on Facebook and Twitter for more information about Mary Poppins on stage and other performances this season. I will draw two winners at random from all entries at 12:00pm on Wednesday, December 3, 2014. Each winner will receive a pair of tickets to the December 10th performance exclusively.

Update The winners are Kristy and @MomToSons!

97 Comments  —  Comments Are Closed

  1. Robyn LambWednesday, November 26th, 2014 — 1:46pm PST

    Feed the Birds!

  2. CourtneyWednesday, November 26th, 2014 — 1:55pm PST

    Yay! My favourite song is “I love to laugh” because I love Dick Van Dyke.

  3. meredithWednesday, November 26th, 2014 — 2:07pm PST

    Spoonful of sugar!!

  4. heather BertramWednesday, November 26th, 2014 — 2:16pm PST

    Spoonful of sugar!

  5. Katie BorrettWednesday, November 26th, 2014 — 2:22pm PST

    Spoonful of sugar of course:)

  6. MaryWednesday, November 26th, 2014 — 2:22pm PST

    I remember my sister singing Spoonful of Sugar to me when I was sick and refused to take my medicine! Love this song and this story. Timeless!

  7. marisa.pWednesday, November 26th, 2014 — 2:36pm PST

    Spoon full of Sugar! Such a classic. But now I see her and it reminds me of Missy from Doctor Who. ** creepy**

  8. christopheWednesday, November 26th, 2014 — 2:40pm PST

    Let’s Go Fly A Kite!

  9. DaniellaWednesday, November 26th, 2014 — 2:45pm PST

    Spoon full of sugar!

  10. HeatherWednesday, November 26th, 2014 — 2:58pm PST

    supercalifragilisticexpialidocious! love mary poopins, hope I win 🙂

  11. kristyWednesday, November 26th, 2014 — 3:07pm PST

    Feed the birds!

    Feed the birds, tuppence a bag
    Tuppence, tuppence, tuppence a bag
    Feed the birds, that’s what she cries
    While overhead, her birds fill the skies

  12. Michelle WWednesday, November 26th, 2014 — 3:24pm PST

    Spoonful of Sugar! Mary Poppins is a childhood favourite of mine it would be wonderful to see it live, thanks for the chance!

  13. GwenWednesday, November 26th, 2014 — 3:39pm PST


  14. TrevorWednesday, November 26th, 2014 — 4:37pm PST

    Spoonful of Sugar!!

  15. IsabelWednesday, November 26th, 2014 — 5:33pm PST

    Spoonful of Sugar!

  16. PierreWednesday, November 26th, 2014 — 7:28pm PST

    what a great movie – so many to choose from but I have to say spoonful of sugar

  17. Debbie SWednesday, November 26th, 2014 — 7:43pm PST

    Spoonful of sugar is the best song of the entire movie!!

  18. ChristelWednesday, November 26th, 2014 — 8:25pm PST

    It’s a jolly holiday with Mary….

  19. Jen RWednesday, November 26th, 2014 — 8:31pm PST


  20. HelenWednesday, November 26th, 2014 — 9:06pm PST

    Spoonful of sugar.

  21. BonnieWednesday, November 26th, 2014 — 9:19pm PST

    I only know Supercalifragilisticexpialidocious, so I will go with that.

  22. JustineWednesday, November 26th, 2014 — 9:26pm PST

    Spoonful of sugar or let’s go fly a kite
    Too many to only choose one

  23. ReneeWednesday, November 26th, 2014 — 9:35pm PST

    Chim Chim Cher-ee 🙂

  24. MaryanneWednesday, November 26th, 2014 — 9:44pm PST

    I love to Laugh

  25. LindaWednesday, November 26th, 2014 — 9:55pm PST

    Chin chimeree

  26. TracyWednesday, November 26th, 2014 — 10:05pm PST

    spoonful of sugar’s my favourite!

  27. MaureenWednesday, November 26th, 2014 — 11:21pm PST

    Feed the Birds

  28. ArleneWednesday, November 26th, 2014 — 11:28pm PST

    chim chim cher-ee is my favorite song

  29. SuzanneThursday, November 27th, 2014 — 12:24am PST

    supercalifragilisticexpialidocious – my boys love the words precocious and atrocious!

  30. StephThursday, November 27th, 2014 — 1:27am PST

    Has to be a spoonful of sugar cause it helps the medicine go downnnn

  31. Anita SharmaThursday, November 27th, 2014 — 7:05am PST

    Chim chimeree…chim chim cheroo!

  32. GraceThursday, November 27th, 2014 — 7:31am PST

    Spoonful of Sugar. 🙂

  33. PeterThursday, November 27th, 2014 — 7:48am PST

    Has to be A Spoonful of Sugar, no?

  34. BrankaThursday, November 27th, 2014 — 8:19am PST

    Would love to win. Good luck everyone.

  35. BrankaThursday, November 27th, 2014 — 8:21am PST

    sorry missed to answer the question
    Spoonful of Sugar

  36. Lisa GThursday, November 27th, 2014 — 9:38am PST

    My Favorite song is lets go fly a kite:) Thanks for the opportunity!

  37. SteveThursday, November 27th, 2014 — 10:20am PST

    Supercalifragilisticexpialidocious but mostly because my sister wore me down with it over decades of repetition.

  38. LauraThursday, November 27th, 2014 — 10:21am PST

    Spoonful of Sugar!

  39. Jeff SThursday, November 27th, 2014 — 11:52am PST

    A Spoonful of Sugar!

  40. Kelsey WThursday, November 27th, 2014 — 12:26pm PST

    A Spoonful of Sugar! I love Mary Poppins, this was one of my go to movies as a child!

  41. SharonThursday, November 27th, 2014 — 12:40pm PST

    Step in time, step in time!
    Never need a reason, never need a rhyme!

  42. MichelleThursday, November 27th, 2014 — 1:26pm PST

    I don’t know about favourites, my top choices tend to be ephemeral, but I’ve been hearing and humming “step in time” since reading this post.

  43. WhitneyThursday, November 27th, 2014 — 1:56pm PST

    Spoonful of Sugar!

  44. HarjitThursday, November 27th, 2014 — 6:14pm PST

    Thanks for the chance for a fun night out! Twitter fan@plumerea

  45. EileenThursday, November 27th, 2014 — 6:22pm PST

    Feed the Birds – loved that whole scene in Saving Mr. Banks.

  46. AndrewThursday, November 27th, 2014 — 6:48pm PST

    This could be good.

  47. DarcyThursday, November 27th, 2014 — 10:40pm PST

    Feed the Birds

  48. LoriThursday, November 27th, 2014 — 10:41pm PST


  49. TracyFriday, November 28th, 2014 — 12:13am PST

    Feed the birds!

  50. LarissaFriday, November 28th, 2014 — 11:28am PST


  51. Tracey FlattesFriday, November 28th, 2014 — 11:51am PST

    This was great last year – want to see it again!

  52. Lori MacFriday, November 28th, 2014 — 2:23pm PST

    spoonful of sugar!

  53. BrooklynFriday, November 28th, 2014 — 2:49pm PST

    It’s got to be Supercalifragilisticexpialidocious!!

  54. MariekeFriday, November 28th, 2014 — 7:35pm PST

    Definitely Spoonful of sugar.

  55. CindyFriday, November 28th, 2014 — 8:49pm PST

    Spoon full of sugar remember as a kid at the time.

  56. LieshFriday, November 28th, 2014 — 9:51pm PST

    Love Mary Poppins and would love to see this production!

  57. leanneFriday, November 28th, 2014 — 11:06pm PST

    Spoon full of Sugar!

  58. leanneFriday, November 28th, 2014 — 11:07pm PST

  59. mike gismondiSaturday, November 29th, 2014 — 5:58am PST

    spoonful of sugar

  60. angela griffinSaturday, November 29th, 2014 — 5:58am PST

    spoonful of sugar

  61. JoanneSaturday, November 29th, 2014 — 12:02pm PST

    Spoonful of Sugar!

  62. MallorieSaturday, November 29th, 2014 — 1:46pm PST

    Definitely supercalifragilisticexpialidocious! because it’s a challenge to sing along.

  63. RebeccaSaturday, November 29th, 2014 — 4:52pm PST

    Let’s Go Fly a Kite!

  64. AngelaSaturday, November 29th, 2014 — 11:14pm PST


  65. Lyn HSunday, November 30th, 2014 — 4:49pm PST

    A Spoonful of Sugar (Makes the Medicine Go Down)!

  66. Julie VerhoevenSunday, November 30th, 2014 — 5:39pm PST

    Loved singing the songs and still do. I’m going to have to find the movie!

  67. ckSunday, November 30th, 2014 — 6:48pm PST

    Let’s go fly a kite!

  68. lindaSunday, November 30th, 2014 — 8:33pm PST

    A Spoonful of Sugar

  69. Katie-AnneSunday, November 30th, 2014 — 10:18pm PST


  70. KimSunday, November 30th, 2014 — 10:32pm PST

    A spoonful of sugar. 🙂

  71. KerriMonday, December 1st, 2014 — 9:49am PST

    A spoonful of sugar

  72. Kathie BMonday, December 1st, 2014 — 9:53am PST

    phonetically: Supercalafragalisticexpialidocious 🙂

  73. SandraMonday, December 1st, 2014 — 12:52pm PST

    It has always been A Spoonful of Sugar 🙂

  74. RachelMonday, December 1st, 2014 — 3:20pm PST

    spoonful of sugar!

  75. CourtenayMonday, December 1st, 2014 — 5:03pm PST

    Feed the birds!

  76. mikeMonday, December 1st, 2014 — 8:21pm PST

    Spoonful of sugar

  77. CassidyMonday, December 1st, 2014 — 8:46pm PST

    A spoonful of sugar. Favorite song!

  78. JaneMonday, December 1st, 2014 — 8:51pm PST

    Feed the Birds. Brings back memories.

  79. ShannonMonday, December 1st, 2014 — 10:36pm PST

    A Spoonful of Sugar and Lets Go Fly a Kite!

  80. AmyMonday, December 1st, 2014 — 11:16pm PST

    Supercalifragilisticexpialidocious! Simply the best!

  81. KathleenTuesday, December 2nd, 2014 — 12:18am PST

    Spoonful of sugar

  82. DaneTuesday, December 2nd, 2014 — 1:15am PST

    Jolly holliday … wishing y’all one!

  83. StotesTuesday, December 2nd, 2014 — 6:09am PST


  84. Emily HTuesday, December 2nd, 2014 — 7:14am PST

    Supercalifragilisticexpialidocious 🙂 and now I have that in my head 🙂

  85. KristyTuesday, December 2nd, 2014 — 8:30am PST

    A Spoonful of Sugar! Would love to see this!

  86. SeanTuesday, December 2nd, 2014 — 8:48am PST

    Let’s Go Fly A Kite

  87. DavinaTuesday, December 2nd, 2014 — 10:20am PST

    Spoonful of sugar!

  88. KatherineTuesday, December 2nd, 2014 — 10:40am PST


  89. Lisa NixonTuesday, December 2nd, 2014 — 1:58pm PST

    Spoonful of Sugar! 🙂

  90. HannahTuesday, December 2nd, 2014 — 2:13pm PST

    Feed the Birds 🙂

  91. KirstenTuesday, December 2nd, 2014 — 2:53pm PST

    Let’s go fly a kite

  92. carolTuesday, December 2nd, 2014 — 3:50pm PST

    A Spoonful of Sugar

  93. JulianTuesday, December 2nd, 2014 — 5:38pm PST

    Feed the birds.

  94. SaraTuesday, December 2nd, 2014 — 9:39pm PST

    Let’s Go Fly a Kite

  95. Dennis L.Tuesday, December 2nd, 2014 — 9:48pm PST

    Spoonful of Sugar

  96. JenWednesday, December 3rd, 2014 — 10:50am PST

    Feed the Birds!

  97. VesnaMonday, December 8th, 2014 — 1:03pm PST


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