Photo Flash: More Shots from Westchester Broadway Theatre's MARY POPPINS
Westchester Broadway Theatre presents its 40th anniversary production of Disney's and Cameron Mackintosh's MARY POPPINS, a musical based on the stories of P. L. Travers and the Walt Disney Film, featuring original music and lyrics by Richard M. Sherman and Robert B. Sherman, book by Julian Fellowes, new songs and additional music and lyrics by George Stiles and Anthony Drewe, co-created by Cameron Mackintosh. Directed and Choreographed by Richard Stafford, with musical direction by Leo Carusone, the production continues now through July 27, 2014. Scroll down for new production photos from the show!
MARY POPPINS stars Lauren Blackman as Mary Poppins and Leo Ash Evens as Bert. The cherished 1964 Disney film has been re-imagined into a spectacular new musical. It delighted Broadway audiences for over 2,500 performances and received nominations for nine Olivier and seven Tony Awards, including Best Musical. Featuring all of the unforgettable songs of the movie, timeless classics, such as "Feed the Birds", "Jolly Holiday", "Step in Time"and the Academy Award-winning "Chim-Chim Cher-ee" this show can only be described as "Supercalifragilisticexpialidocious"!
Bert, the jack-of-all trades, introduces us to England in 1910 and the troubled Banks family. Young Jane and Michael have sent many a nanny packing before Mary Poppins arrives on their doorstep. Using a combination of magic and common sense, she must teach the family how to value each other again. Mary Poppins takes both children and adults alike on many magical and memorable adventures, discovering a world where "anything can happen if you let it".
The multi-talented cast also features: Joe Dellger as Mr. Banks, Leisa Mathers as Mrs. Banks, Karen Murphy as Mrs. Brill, Peter Cormican as Admiral Bloom, Jan Neuberger as Miss Andrews, MarkBlowers, Sara Brophy, Laura Cable, Mark Donaldson, Maria Logan, Evan Mayer, Maggie McGrath, Kristyn Pope, Matthew Ranaudo, Roger Preston Smith, Matias Stegmann, Karen Webb and Eric Whitehead. Jane Banks is played by Michelle Moughan and Jane Shearin in alternating performances. Brandon Singel and Gabriel Reis, alternately, play Michael Banks.
The production is directed and choreographed by WBT favorite, Richard Stafford, who has been at the helm for many WBT productions including Guys & Dolls, Fiddler On The Roof, Can-Can, George M!, Hairspray, Beauty & the Beast, Gypsy, and Singin' in the Rain.
Associate director and choreographer is Jonathan Stahl. The musical director is Leo Carusone, set design is by Steven Loftus, lighting design is by Andrew Gmoser, sound design is by Jonathan Hatton and Mark Zuckerman, Costume design is by Derek Lockwood, wig design by Gerard Kelly and the production stage manager is Victor Lukas, properties are by Grumpy Props. Lisa Tiso is the associate producer.
Ticket Prices Dinner & Show range between $54.00 and $80.00 PLUS TAX depending on the performances chosen. Beverage Service & Gratuities are not included in the ticket price. Discounts are available for children, students, and senior citizens at selected performances. Also check the website for on-going Special Offers! More news at: www.BroadwayTheatre.com.
Photo Credit: John Vecchiolla
The cast of MARY POPPINS performs 'Jolly Holiday'