Photo Flash: First Look at Music Theatre of Wichita's MARY POPPINS
Music Theatre of Wichita has just opened its brand new production of Disney's and Cameron Mackintosh's "Mary Poppins" to rave reviews. BroadwayWorld has a first look at the cast onstage below!
Directed by producing artistic director Wayne Bryan, the production features choreography by Linda Goodrich, musical direction by Thomas W. Douglas, sets by J Branson, costumes by George T. Mitchell, lighting by David Neville, sound by David Muehl, props by Michelle A. Bisbee, and a 62 member cast.
Leading roles are played by Lindsey Bliven ("Mary Poppins" tour) as the title character, David Elder ("42nd Street," "Curtains") as Bert, Damon Kirsche as Mr. Banks, Claire Gerig as Mrs. Banks, Londen Peebler as Jane, Edward Sturm as Michael, Hannah Freeman as Mrs. Corry, Karen L. Robu as Miss Andrew and the Bird Woman, Katie Banks as Mrs. Brill, Elliott Mattox as Robertson Ay, and Michael Hartung as Neleus.
The production, which is the finale of the 42nd Season for Music Theatre of Wichita, concludes its extended run Sunday night, August 18, 2013. Video highlights can be seen HERE or at the theatre's home page www.MTWichita.org. Call 3416 265-3107 for tickets, or go online.
Photo Credit: Christopher Clark Photography
George and Winifred Banks (Damon Kirsche and Claire Gerig) rekindle romance under the watchful eyes of lamplighter Bert (David Elder), the statue of Neleus (Michael Hartung) and the Bankses' daughter Jane (Londen Peebler)
Bert (David Elder), Mary Poppins (Lindsey Bliven) and Mrs. Corry (Hannah Freeman) help Michael (Edward Sturm) and Jane (Londen Peebler) to pick the perfect letters to spell "Supercalifragilisticexpialidocious"
Nursery toys come to life under the magic spell of Mary Poppins (Lindsey Bliven)
The Banks family watches as a shooting star named Mary Poppins (Lindsey Bliven) sails on to her next adventure