MONDAY, JANUARY 16 6:00PM

Disney’s MARY POPPINS

CASTING

MARY POPPINS Jane and Michael’s new Nanny, Mary Poppins is a dazzling personality and a force to be reckoned with. Full of hope even when things look bleak, she tells them “anything can happen if you let it.” Mid 20s. Mezzo Soprano with a strong top.

BERT - Bert is a One-Man-Band, a Sidewalk Artist, a Chimney Sweep and a Kite Salesman, but above all, he is a friend to Mary Poppins and Jane and Michael. Mid 30s. Baritone to G.

MR. GEORGE BANKS A bank manager, Mr. Banks is father to Jane and Michael. He tries to be a good provider, but often forgets how to be a good father. Early 40s, Baritone.

ADMIRAL BOOM- The Banks’ friendly neighbor on Cherry Tree Lane, Admiral Boom’s house is shaped like a great ship. 50s, Baritone.

MRS. WINIFRED BANKS A former actress, Mrs. Banks is very busy trying to live up to her husband’s expectations. She is a loving, but distracted mother to Jane and Michael. Mid 30s, Mezzo Soprano.

MICHAEL & JANE the Banks children, Jane and Michael misbehave to get attention from their parents. Must look 9-11 years old.
 
KATIE NANNA The last in a long line of nannies for the Banks children, Katie Nanna can’t stand any more of Jane and Michael’s pranks and leaves No. 17 Cherry Tree Lane.
 
MISS ANDREW When Mary Poppins disappears, Mrs. Banks calls on Mrs. Andrew, George Banks’ old nanny. She soon finds that Miss Andrew is cruel and demanding. 40s-50s, Soprano with Alto Belt.
 
MISS LARK Another neighbor on Cherry Tree Lane, she is a bit snobby and treats her dog, Willoughby, as a child. 30s, Mezzo Soprano.

MRS. BRILL The Banks’ cook, she rules the kitchen at No. 17 Cherry Tree Lane. Mid 50s, Alto
 
MRS. CORRY Mysterious and very old, Mrs. Corry runs the “Talking Shop” where people buy conversations and gingerbread. She knew George Banks when he was just a boy. Soprano.

NELEUS A statue in the Park, Neleus has lost his father, Poseidon, god of the ocean. 20s, Tenor.

ROBERTSON AY Clumsy but good-hearted, the Banks’ bootman has trouble following instructions. Early 20s, Tenor.

THE BIRD WOMAN She sits in front of St.Paul’s Cathedral every day, selling bags of crumbs for the pigeons. 50s, Alto.

THE PARK KEEPER A stickler for rules and regulations, the Park Keeper watches over the park. 40s-50s, Tenor.
 

OPEN AUDITIONS FOR DISNEY'S MARY POPPINS AT THEATRE 29
 
Theatre 29 will be holding try-outs for its first Major Musical of the 2017 season, “Disney's Mary Poppins”.

Open auditions will be held on Monday, January 16, 2017, from 6:00 pm-9:00 pm in the Theatre 29 building at 73637 Sullivan Road in the City of Twentynine Palms. Gary Daigneault will direct, with Bill Barrett directing music, and Daniella Jara providing choreography. The production will open on March 3rd and run 4 consecutive weekends, Friday and Saturday evenings at 7:00 pm and Sunday Matinees at 2:30 pm through March 26th, 2017 for a total of 12 performances. If demand necessitates, the production may be held over to April 2nd.

Casting calls for sixteen featured characters; two children (age 7-12) 6 male and 8 females, ranging between their early 20’s to early 60’s. All roles are open for audition. All auditioners must prepare 32 bars of a Broadway style musical piece and provide background music on an electronic device or on a CD. No Pop Music Please. Dress to move, tap experience is encouraged for some roles and a Dance Ensemble is also needed. No appointments are necessary. Additional audition times may be arranged if needed. For additional information, you may call 760-366-8471, email: z1077fm@gmail.com or visit us online at www.Theatre29.org.

ABOUT the MUSICAL
The Theatre 29 2017 opening Musical is one for the whole family, Disney’s MARY POPPINS, showing March 3 – March 26. A Musical based on the stories of P.L. Travers and the Walt Disney film with original music and lyrics by Richard M. Sherman and Robert B. Sherman and book by Julian Fellowes with new songs and additional music and lyrics by George Stiles and Anthony Drewe. Join Bert, jack-of-all trades, as he introduces you 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. Classic songs such as “Chim Chim Cher-ee”, “A Spoonful of Sugar” and “Supercalifragilisticexpialidocious” will take you and your family on a magical adventure through rainy London, England!
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