Rodney and Sami Conrad will be on stage together for the first time in the Rotorua Musical Theatre production Mary Poppins next month.

"I am so excited to be following in the footsteps of my dad and to be able to perform on stage with him is a dream come true," said Sami.

The performances will be at the Rotorua Energy Events Centre from March 11-24 .

Rodney said: "It's real tear-jerking stuff for a dad. I am so proud of her and I am thrilled that we will get to have this moment together.


"It's classic Disney and people of all ages will enjoy the experience.

"Staging the show in the arena is going to be magical and we have some special tricks up our sleeves to wow the audience."

Children have a chance to win family passes to the VIP opening matinee.

They can collect a colouring sheet from the Rotorua Lakes Council or download it from

Winners in the two age categories (8 years and under and 9 to 13 years) will also be treated to a VIP afternoon tea and a chance to meet some of the characters on stage.

Tickets are on sale now through