Broadway's Elizabeth DeRosa and Drew Humphrey to Lead Kids with Disabilities in Variety's MARY POPPINS

Variety Children's Theatre just announced casting for its 7th annual performance, MARY POPPINS, playing October 23-25 at the Touhill Performing Arts Center.

Lara Teeter -- of Broadway's ON YOUR TOES, SEVEN BRIDES FOR SEVEN BROTHERS and HAPPY NEW YEAR -- will direct, with original MARY POPPINS cast member Elizabeth DeRosa and Broadway's WHITE CHRISTMAS star Drew Humphrey appearing as Mary and Bert, respectively.

The show, affiliated with the Variety the Children's Charity of St. Louis, is set to feature children from all walks of life, including many with disabilities.

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Mary Poppins-Elizabeth DeRosa

Bert-Drew Humphrey

Winifred Banks-Leah Berry

George Banks-Gary Glasgow

Jane Banks-Fiona Scott

Michael Banks-Phoenix Lawson

Admiral Boom-Whit Reichert

Miss Andrew-Elise LaBarge

Robertson Ay-Shawn Bowers

Policeman-Michael Dewar

Queen Victoria-Eileen Engel

Fannie-Rachel Goldman

Teddy Bear-Ryan Jacobs

Valentine-Liam Johnson

Miss Smythe-Lauren Lenke

Bird Woman-Kay Love

Von Hussler- Gerry Love

Northbrook-Terry Meadows

Doll- Katie Miller

Mrs. Corry-Allison Newman

Katie Nanna-Taylor Pietz

Park Keeper-Mark Saunders

Mrs. Brill-Zoe Vonder-Haar

Neleus- Geoffrey Alexander

Adult Ensemble: Will Bonfiglio,Jack Erbs, Austin Jacobs & Chris Reifsteck

Teens: Andrew Adolphson, Joel Breeden, Molly Carl, Grace Clark, Meghan Concagh, Jonah Darian,Jennifer Egley, Caroline Eiseman, Gracie Gibson, Eddy Hahn, Audrianna Hebron, Sullivan Hogan, William Blake Klenke, Adair Lindenmayer, Lily Manning, Morgan McDonald, Sydney Mitchell, Emily Moranville, Brendan Morris, Cara Palombo, Caroline Reifsteck, Natalie Scheers, & Luke Wilmes

Kids: Reagan Austin, Ryan Austin, Zoe Browning, Mollie Carter, Lily Crockett, Olivia Eaker, Susannah Egley, Carter Eiseman, Nick George, Meredith Gerard, Selah Harris, Julia Harweger, Lilly Kanterman, Sarah Kaul, Gracie Kelley, Peyton LaMarina, Isabella Leonard, Lily McDonald, Phoebe McFarland, Kaitlyn Patrick, Arielle Pedersen, Trey Perlut, Ronan Ryan, Autumn Sprous-Johnson, Charlie Teeter, Katherine Teeter & Annie Williams.

Adult Ensemble/Dancer: Kelly Bitzer, Dustin Crumbaugh, Dawn Gilbertson, Miranda Payne, Erin Prange, & Mary Elizabeth Stephens.

Orchestra Singers: Joy Boland, Jessica Cissell,Jamie Eros, Luke Harris, Andrew Kuhlman, Shawn Leonard, Matt Pentecost, Emma Price, Darrius Roberts & Julie Tabash Kelsheimer

For more than 80 years, Variety the Children's Charity of St. Louis has helped thousands of children with disabilities say "I can" by providing them with vital medical equipment, as well as educational, therapeutic and recreational programs such as the annual Adventure Camp and Variety Children's Theatre. An international leader in fundraising, Variety the Children's Charity also distributes grants to more than 75 qualified partner agencies throughout the St. Louis area to fund programs and/or services that directly impact the lives of children with physical and mental disabilities. For more about Variety, visit

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