Mary Poppins flys to USM

Mary Poppins flys to USM

HATTIESBURG, MS (WDAM) - In a little over a week Disney and Cameron Mackintosh's Broadway Musical: Mary Poppins will hit the stage at The University of Southern Mississippi.

Until then, there are many elements which need to come together to make the show a hit. One major element is the flying crew for Mary Poppins and her best friend, Bert.

Flying by Foy is the most famous, prolific and widely respected theatrical flying company in the world and they have come down to South Mississippi to help the characters learn how to fly.

"We are here to help make all of the magic happen," said flight director Dustin Donohoe.

The first show will be at 7:30 p.m. on Thursday, February 26. Tickets are being sold at