Joi Taylor, who has been the driving force behind Kudzu Playhouse for the past several years, openly acknowledged during the show's recent, successful two-weekend run of "Mary Poppins" that the show was perhaps the small theatre company's most ambitious production to date. Audiences packed into performances at the Hernando Performing Arts Center the past two weekends. The production wrapped up with a Sunday matinee performance. "When we decided to stage the beloved story of Mary Poppins over a year ago, we knew it was going to be a massive undertaking, requiring a lot of very passionate and dedicated people," Taylor said in the foreword to the show's program. "It was not long after we announced the show that I started receiving emails, texts and phone calls from all sorts of people, asking to be involved, which was a tremendous reassurance that we could make the "magic" happen. This is a big show, after all, and we're not just talking about the flying effects, which are really … [Read More...]
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