Mary Poppins flies above the stage during a performance of the musical "Mary Poppins" at Seattle's Roosevelt High School. The eight-performance run ends May 31. (Mike Siegel/The Seattle Times)

Roosevelt H.S. director’s final show taking flight

Ruben Van Kempen, a beloved drama teacher at Seattle’s Roosevelt High School, is calling it a career after 37 years. His last hurrah is a staging of the musical “Mary Poppins.”


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