Mary Poppins: Musical Info & Synopsis


Synopsis:

Mary Poppins follows the Banks family in Edwardian London. When the practically perfect and enigmatic Mary Poppins arrives as their new nanny, she takes the Banks children, Jane and Michael, on extraordinary and fantastical adventures. Mary’s unique blend of stern discipline and enchanting magic transforms ordinary tasks into extraordinary experiences. Along the way, Mary introduces the children to a host of memorable characters, including Bert, the charming chimney sweep. Mary Poppins captures the essence of childhood wonder and the power of imagination.


Musical Information

Musical Type: 1964 Film/Contemporary Musical (2004)

Cast Size: 20+

Genre: Fantasy

Setting: 1910s / England (London)


Creative Team

Music/Lyrics: Richard M. Sherman, Robert B. Sherman, George Stiles, Anthony Drewe

Book: Julian Fellowes


Cast Albums

Original London Cast (2005)➝

Original Australian Cast (2011)➝

The Definitive Supercalifragilistic Cast (2020)➝


Links

Audition Songs: Theatre Trip

Licensing: Music Theatre International➝

Sheet Music: Amazon➝


Tags

2000s, ClassicChild RolesDisneyFamily, Family-Friendly, Fantasy, Female Lead, Magic, Mega MusicalPopular, Summer, Tap Dance


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