Children in Foster Care and Cancer Patients Enjoy Special ‘Mary Poppins’ Performance

Posted By on July 20, 2018

Earlier this month, both children with cancer and those in foster care had the ability to experience the magic of Disney’s “Mary Poppins” during a performance by Arizona Broadway Theatre and Herberger Theater Center in partnership with Cancer Support Community and Arizona Builders Alliance.

Approximately 300 children enjoyed the performance and even had the opportunity to meet Mary prior to the show.

“These organizations do amazing work for our community and it is an honor to be able to welcome those they serve to share in this exciting production,” said Mark Mettes, president and CEO of the Herberger Theater Center. “Partnerships with these organizations are so important to us as the Herberger Theater Center connects and engages people from throughout the community as the place Where Audience Meets Art.”

The partnership with Arizona Builder’s Alliance began last year when 600 foster children had the opportunity to attend a special performance of “A Christmas Carol.”

Jamie Killin

About Jamie Killin

Jamie Killin is the web editor for Frontdoors Media. She also is a freelance journalist who has been published in Thrillist, Phoenix Magazine, So Scottsdale!, The Arizona Republic and more.

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