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Coverage: Lin-Manuel Miranda in New York for Mary Poppins Returns

[ Written on December 19 2018 by Francesca ]

On December 17, the Cinema Society hosted a screening of Mary Poppins Returns in New York.
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Public Appearances > 201817 December – The Cinema Society’s Screening Of ‘Mary Poppins Returns’ in New York
Public Appearances > 201817 December – Lin-Manuel Miranda walks in midtown in New York City

Once in the theater, Emily Blunt, Lin-Manuel Miranda, Rob Marshall and John DeLuca sat on the stage for a Q&A.

Under the cut you can find some interviews from the red carpet.

From Variety:

There was one moment from the books that didn’t quite make the final cut of the film — but Lin-Manuel Miranda hopes we’ll be able to see it soon. “I hope if there’s ever sort of a Blu-ray, special features — there was a song called ‘The Anthropomorphic Zoo’ that was also in the animated sequence,” he told Variety. “That was great! We had two huge numbers in a row, so they sort of took the best of that and made the Royal Doulton Music Hall song, which is also wonderful, but I hope they release ‘The Anthropomorphic Zoo.’”

It’s not the only lost song from a Mary Poppins story that Miranda has championed — he also loves “Temper, Temper,” which was cut from the stage musical for its dark tone — but when it comes to the film, he considers “Supercalifragilisticexpialidocious” a classic for a reason. “‘Supercalifragilisticexpialidocious’ for a lyricist is the best, because it’s the most audacious thing — let’s make up a word, and then somehow have it become the hookiest song in the history of the world,” he said with a grin. “That’s like, only the Sherman brothers. It’s incredible!”

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