Description:

Winds from the East! Your favorite practically perfect nanny takes center stage in this Supercalifragilisticexpialidocious adventure based on the award-winning Broadway musical and classic Walt Disney film. Bert, a man of many trades, introduces the audience 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. From the moment she arrives, Mary takes the children on countless enchanting and memorable adventures. Using a combination of magic and common sense, she must teach the family how to value each other once again. But Jane and Michael aren't the only ones she has a profound effect upon. Even grown-ups can learn a lesson or two from the nanny who advises that "Anything can happen if you let it.” Mary Poppins Jr is an enchanting mixture of irresistible story, unforgettable songs, breathtaking dance numbers, and astonishing stagecraft.
 

Dates / Times:

  • Friday, Apr 13th @ 10:00am
  • Friday, Apr 13th @ 10:00am  
  • Friday, Apr 13th @ 7:00pm
  • Friday, Apr 13th @ 7:00pm
  • Saturday, Apr 14th @ 2:00pm
  • Saturday, Apr 14th @ 2:00pm
  • Friday, Apr 20th @ 10:00am
  • Friday, Apr 20th @ 10:00am  
  • Friday, Apr 20th @ 7:00pm
  • Friday, Apr 20th @ 7:00pm
  • Saturday, Apr 21st @ 2:00pm
  • Saturday, Apr 21st @ 2:00pm
  • School Days Performance

Ticket Prices:

There are a limited number of Back Stage Tour packages for your group or troop. Package includes show patch, snack voucher and back stage tour. Contact the Show Coordinator for more information lara@cytsacramento.org * All sales are final.   * No refunds or exchanges. * Discounts/coupons must be used at time of purchase and can not be added to already purchased tickets. * Ticket holders can sell tickets, but for no more than originally paid. Ticket holders can trade tickets with other ticket holders. If tickets are sold or traded, please transfer the pdf or paper copy of the ticket. If any dispute arises over seats at a show, or somehow duplicate tickets are presented for the same seat, CYT will consider only the original purchaser of the tickets in the CYT database to be the owner of the seats.

Auburn Grace Community Church:

3126 Olympic Way
Auburn, CA 95603


Show Notes:

  • Auditions will be held at Auburn Grace Church on Monday, January 22nd starting at 6:30pm. Plan on staying for the dance auditions, as well.
  • Callbacks (for those who receive an email to return to read for a specific role) will be held at First Baptist Church in Auburn on Thursday, January 25th from 4-9pm.

Auditions are for CYT Students ages 8-18, who are enrolled in a current class. Auditions are open, as friends and parents are encouraged to stay and cheer on the students who are auditioning. Watching other participants is a valuable learning opportunity. Auditions are limited to ONE MINUTE in length. This is a time for your child to show the best of his or her talents. We recommend that your child introduce themselves with energy and confidence, and sing a song in his/her range. It is important to smile, project, and be well prepared in every way. Some students may prefer to present a one-minute monologue or comic routine, or a one-minute dance routine, if they feel this would show a student's talents better than a song. As part of the audition process, however, your child may also be asked to sing and/or learn a short dance routine.

Please bring your own accompaniment background. This could mean tracks on a CD with a CD player, tracks on an ipod or other device, or a friend or family member who plays piano, guitar or another accompanying instrument. There will be a speaker available at auditions as well as a piano or keyboard. The directors needs to see how well the student can stay with the music, both in tune and in rhythm and a capella singing is not recommended.

Callbacks:
If the student is called back, an email will be sent out to the parents within a couple of days after the audition. All callbacks will be held on Thursday, January 25th, at First Baptist Church in Auburn. CYT callbacks are closed to everyone except the show directors. The directors will call back certain students to sing again, read from the script, dance some more or any combination of these. They will often ask pairs or groups of students to read scenes to see how different combinations of sizes and personalities work together. However, just because a student is not called back does not mean that he or she will not be cast in the show.

For additional audition information (plus so much more), check out the Parent's Guide to CYT on the home page of our website.

CYT TV live casting Sunday January 28th 4pm. Click Here

Photo Shoot

Saturday, February 3rd 12:00pm

Parent Meeting

Monday, February 5th 6:30pm


Characters:

Mary Poppins

The magical, mischievous, and yet proper Nanny to Jane and Michele. She is practically perfect in every way- kind, but firm, witty, and loving. She fills the Banks's with new perspectives on places and passion, showing and teaching them compassion, commitment to one another and to a task, and a fresh curiosity in the world around them. Strong acting, singing, and dancing required, with ability to perform or learn tap.

Bert

Good friends with (and perhaps once romantically attached to) Mary Poppins, a man of many trades, charming, wise, and witty. He acts as something of a narrator throughout the show. Strong acting, singing, and dancing required, with ability to perform or learn tap.

George Banks - Kite Cast

Father of Jane and Michael, self-important and prideful, undergoes a great change from arrogant and greedy to humble and generous. Strong singing and acting skills required.

George Banks - Umbrella Cast

Jane Banks - Kite Cast

Clever and giggly, Jane is a quick-tongued and sweet girl, who always has a question and is eager to help where she is needed. Daughter of George Banks. Strong expressions, singing, and some advanced dancing required.

Jane Banks - Umbrella Cast

Michael Banks - Kite Cast

Spirited and cheeky, Michael Banks is a deep thinker and is easily curious and excitable. He loves a good joke or adventure. Son of George Banks.Strong expressions, singing, and some advanced dancing required.

Michael Banks - Umbrella Cast

Winifred Banks

Beautiful, elegant, and always less than her husband expects of her. She is less a mother than the ideal housewife, attempting to make the right friends and host parties. She learns what is truly important by the end of the show. Strong singing and acting required.

Ms. Andrews

Mr. Banks's former Nanny, who is obsessed with perfection with no room for error, forgiveness, or room to grow. Strong singing and acting, should move well.

Bird Woman

A kind old woman who sells bags full of crumbs to passersby. Strong expressions and very strong singing required.

John Northbrook (and Chimney Sweep)

An honest man with a kind face, seeking a loan to aid his community through the building a factory. Strong acting required, as well as some singing and dancing.

Robertson Ay

The Banks's youthful and well-meaning house boy, often fumbling, but has a good heart. Strong acting required, some dancing and singing. Should move well.

Mrs. Brill - Kite Cast

Housekeeper of the Banks's home- does her job extraordinarily well and knows it. Strong acting and expressions, as well as some singing and dancing required.

Mrs. Brill - Umbrella Cast

Miss Corry

The kind, warm, always-smiling woman who runs the mysterious and wonderful Talking Shop that Mary and the children visit. Strong singing and dancing required, as well as some acting.

Chairman

Head of the bank where Mr. Banks is employed. Strong acting and singing required, as well as some dancing.

Chairman's Lackey/Policeman

Neighborhood patrol officer. Strong acting required, as well as some singing and dancing.

Chairman's Lackey/Messenger

Neleus

A statue in the park with a kind heart and a sense of humor. Advanced dancing and strong singing required.

Katie Nanna/Miss Smythe

The exasperated, strict former Nanny of Jane and Michael. Strong acting required with strong expressions, should not be afraid to yell.

Von Hussler - Kite Cast

Business owner seeking a loan for a shady business deal. He is greedy and cares only for profit. Strong acting required, as well as some singing and dancing.

Von Hussler - Umbrella Cast

Park Statues/Feat. Chimney Sweeps

Friends of Neleus who join him in dance and song. Advanced dancing and strong singing required.

Nursery Toys/Mary's Magic Helpers

Beautiful dolls and brave tin soldiers who come to life in Jane and Michael's Nursery. Singing and dancing required.

Citizens/Talking Shop/Chimney Sweeps

Families who take part in the ongoings in London, sometimes caught up in the Mary Poppins magic, growing more cheerful as the show progresses. Energetic dancing and singing required.

Bank Clerks

Mr. Banks's coworkers, greedy and obsessed with order. (Includes Messenger who delivers Mr. Banks's summons and The Chairman's lackeys). Singing and dancing required.

London Citizens