Mary Poppins: Going Beyond the Script

Going Beyond the Script Mary Poppins Backdrops and Scenery Perspectives written by: Melanie Simmons There are a lot of great musicals, but there’s only one can be called supercalifragilisticexpialidocious!  After years of popularity as a long-time classic film, Mary Poppins finally got its theatrical turn in 2004. The musical was produced by Walt Disney Theatrical and directed by Richard Eyre. Matthew Bourne co-directed…

Seasons In Full Swing

TheatreWorld Backdrops’ Team Is Excited That The 2015 – 2016 Theatrical, Dance Recital, And Event Seasons Are In Full Swing! Wondering what shows are popular this Fall? Mary Poppins is, by far, the hottest stage show at the moment. Beauty and the Beast, Alice in Wonderland, Cinderella, Wizard of Oz, and Sound of Music, however, follow closely.  Our early backdrop…

TheatreWorld Backdrops is Looking Forward to the USITT Backdrop Showcase

TheatreWorld Backdrops is Looking Forward to the USITT Backdrop Showcase Our team is looking forward to going to heading to Cincinnati this March for the USITT Conference and Stage Expo. We are excited to be a part of the Stage Expo, and would love for you to stop by booth 233 to chat about set design,…

MARY POPPINS Backdrop Collection Now Releasing!

MARY POPPINS BACKDROP COLLECTION NOW RELEASING! After you secure the rights to MARY POPPINS from Music Theatre International it is time to start designing your stage. Based on a combination of the original novel and Disney’s cinematic adaptation, the theatrical medium was penned by Julian Fellowes, with a score by the much-acclaimed Sherman Bothers, Richard and Robert. The…

New Backdrops Now Releasing for Fall Stage Shows and Special Events

New Backdrops Now Releasing for Fall Stage Shows and Special Events Over the past several months, our Creative Director, Designers, and Scenic Artists have spent countless hours creating backdrops that will help to define upcoming production seasons. We have looked over our inventory and surveyed the landscape to ensure that we can provide “sought after imagery”…

New Backdrops on Deck; MARY POPPINS, ADDAMS FAMILY and THE NUTCRACKER

New Backdrops on Deck; MARY POPPINS, ADDAMS FAMILY and THE NUTCRACKER More Designs, More Sizes, Signature Artistry After months of evaluating the most popular show and event themes (and a good dose of feedback from you), we are happy to announce that we have finalized our backdrop production schedule through the fall.  We plan on producing…