Photo Flash: First Look at Annalisa Leaming and More in MARY POPPINS at the Engeman

The John W. Engeman Theater presents MARY POPPINS, now through Saturday, December 31, 2016, starring Annalisa Leaming in the title role. BroadwayWorld has a first look at the cast in action below!

Celebrate the holiday season with MARY POPPINS! Based on the classic Disney film, this is the story of a mysterious nanny who magically appears at the Banks household in Edwardian London to care for Jane and Michael Banks. Adventure abounds as she whisks them away to meet dancing chimney sweeps, shopkeepers and an array of colorful characters. Featuring an irresistible story, breathtaking dance numbers and beloved songs such as the Academy Award-winning "Chim Chim Cher-ee," "A Spoonful of Sugar," "Feed the Birds," "Step in Time" and "Supercalifragilisticexpialidocious," audiences will have a "Jolly Holiday" with Mary and discover a world where "Anything Can Happen" if you let it.

MARY POPPINS is directed and choreographed by Drew Humphrey (Engeman Theater: Thoroughly Modern Millie, A Chorus Line, White Christmas (Choreographer)) and musically directed by MICHAEL HOPEWELL (NYC: Once We Lived Here (U.S. Premiere), Billy Bishop Goes to War (Starring Dan Butler), Rent).

The creative team includes: Jason Simms (Scenic Design), KURT ALGER (Costume and Wig Design), Zach Blane (Lighting Design), LAURA SHUBERT (Sound Design), GAYLE SEAY and SCOTT WOJCIK of Wojcik/Seay Casting (Casting Directors), Kristie Moschetta (Props Design), and SEAN FRANCIS PATRICK (Production Stage Manager).

The cast of MARY POPPINS features Analisa Leaming as Mary Poppins (Broadway: The King and I, On the Twentieth Century); Luke Hawkins as Bert (Broadway: Xanadu, Cirque du Soleil, Banana Shpeel); Liz Pearce as Winifred Banks (Broadway: Billy Elliot; National Tours: Little Shop of Horrors, Jesus Christ Superstar, Seussical); David Schmittou as George Banks (Engeman: A Christmas Story); Katherine LaFountain as Jane Banks and Chris Mckenna as Michael Banks.

The cast also includes: Matthew Baker, Charles Baran, LUCA BERGIN, Jane Blass, CHRIS BRAND, Linda Cameron, Samantha Carroll, Dena DiGiacinto, Sophia Guarnaschelli, ALICIA HEMANN, Becky Grace Kalman, Sophia Kekllas, Oren Korenblum, Ben Russell-Lynch, Suzanne Mason, MEAGHAN MCINNES, Danny Meglio, Courtney Moran, Peter Surace, Bronwyn Tarboton, MOORE THEOBALD, Michael Verre and JACQUELINE WINSLOW.

MARY POPPINS is produced by RICHARD DOLCE the Engeman Theater's Producing Artistic Director. For tickets and more information, visit www.EngemanTheater.com.

Photo Credit: Michael DeCristofaro

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Photo Flash: First Look at Annalisa Leaming and More in MARY POPPINS at the Engeman
Analisa Leaming (Mary Poppins)

Photo Flash: First Look at Annalisa Leaming and More in MARY POPPINS at the Engeman
Analisa Leaming (Mary Poppins)

Photo Flash: First Look at Annalisa Leaming and More in MARY POPPINS at the Engeman
Analisa Leaming (Mary Poppins)

Photo Flash: First Look at Annalisa Leaming and More in MARY POPPINS at the Engeman
Luke Hawkins (Bert), Katherine LaFountain (Jane Banks), Analisa Leaming (Mary Poppins) and Christopher McKenna (Michael Banks)

Photo Flash: First Look at Annalisa Leaming and More in MARY POPPINS at the Engeman
The cast of MARY POPPINS performing 'Supercalifragilisticexpialidocious'

Photo Flash: First Look at Annalisa Leaming and More in MARY POPPINS at the Engeman
Danny Meglio (Robertson Ay), Liz Pearce (Winifred Banks), Analisa Leaming (Mary Poppins), Katherine LaFountain (Jane Banks) and Christopher McKenna (Michael Banks)

Photo Flash: First Look at Annalisa Leaming and More in MARY POPPINS at the Engeman
Luke Hawking (Bert) and the ensemble performing 'Step in Time'



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