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Watch a Disney Historian Examine the Inspirations Behind P.L. Travers’ Creation of Mary Poppins

Mary Poppins will spring to life on the Kansas City stage when the hit Disney musical comes to the Municipal Auditorium Music Hall from April 9 through April 14. Whether it’s been on stage, screen or in the classic book by P.L. Travers that started it all, families have been captivated by the magical nanny for decades. But how did Travers dream up the character of Mary Poppins? In this video series that goes behind the scenes of the musical, Disney historian Brian Sibley examines what the possible inspirations were behind Travers’ literary gem. Watch the video below to unravel the mystery, then get ready to see Mary Poppins fly on stage!

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