For Immediate Release

Contact:Deborah Gilleran
732.987.2266
gillerand@georgian.edu

Join GCU for a “Jolly Holiday”: See Mary Poppins on Broadway

Lakewood, N.J., July 26, 2007—Join Georgian Court University for a trip to see Disney on Broadway’s Mary Poppins on Saturday, August 25, at 2:00 p.m. You can leave the transportation details to GCU, as round-trip bus transportation is included to the New Amsterdam Theatre in New York City from either the GCU campus in Lakewood or the Garden State Parkway Cheesequake rest area.

Tickets are $155 per person, which includes orchestra seating, round-trip transportation, and snacks. The bus leaves GCU’s Seventh Street Gate at 10:00 a.m. and the GSP Cheesequake rest area between 10:30 and 11:00 a.m. Lunch is on your own in the city. For further information and tickets, please contact the Office of Conferences and Special Events at 732.987.2263 or specialevents@georgian.edu.

About Mary Poppins:

Mary Poppins has her carpet bag packed, her umbrella unfurled, and the wind blowing towards Broadway! You’ll want to bring the entire family to witness the magical journey of Mary Poppins as she visits the Banks family for an array of wonderful songs, stories, and surprises that are sure to keep you smiling. Sing along to beloved songs like “Spoonful of Sugar,” “Jolly Holiday,” and “Supercalifragilisticexpialidocious,” and learn some new songs in this whimsical musical based on P. L. Travers's cherished stories and the classic 1964 Walt Disney film. Mary Poppins has received seven Tony Award nominations, including one for Best Musical. Mary Poppins is everything you’d hope for in a Broadway musical—and like nothing you’d expect.

Founded in 1908 and sponsored by the Sisters of Mercy, Georgian Court University is a comprehensive university with a strong liberal arts core and a special concern for women. A forward-thinking university that supports diversity and academic excellence, Georgian Court serves almost 3,000 students of all faiths and backgrounds in a residential Women's College and a coeducational University College with undergraduate and graduate programs. Georgian Court's main campus is located at 900 Lakewood Avenue, Lakewood, N.J., on the picturesque former George Jay Gould estate, now named a National Historic Landmark. Georgian Court also offers classes at its site at 90 Woodbridge Center Drive in Woodbridge and at Coastal Communiversity in Wall and Cumberland County College in Vineland.

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