A Spoonful of Sugar... My Date with Gibson and Mary Poppins!
Last night I took my youngest son to see the Broadway Across Canada Production of Mary Poppins . It was quite delightful. The stage show is very different from the movie (at least what I remember of it), but it captures the essence of it and this production definitely went for creating the magical. One of the most joyful things for me about it was being there with Gibson and seeing it through his eyes. From the moment the set started moving he was whispering " How'd they do that?" and " It's like magic!". He looked for the strings in the flying parts and told me when he saw they but seemed more delighted with that than when he couldn't see them and underscored it with " It's still cool, Mom!". Watching him ( and feeling him - that chair was bouncing! ) dance in his seat during Step In Time was pure fun! I loved it when he recognized that it was 'lucky' when Mr. banks shook Bert's hand ( a big O-shaped mouth and a grab at