Mary Poppins: Musical Info & Synopsis


Mary Poppins follows the Banks family in Edwardian London. When Mary Poppins arrives as their new nanny, she takes the children, Jane and Michael, on fantastical adventures, transforming ordinary tasks into extraordinary experiences. Along the way, Mary introduces the children to 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)➝


Audition Songs: Theatre Trip

Licensing: Music Theatre International➝

Sheet Music: Amazon➝


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

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