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"Mary Poppins" Auditions-Chicago, IL - Casting ID # 1597231
Project Type Live Event Submission Type Open Call
Location Chicago, IL Union Non-union
Rate/Pay n/a Release Date 07-04-19
Audition Date 07-29-19 Submission deadline 07-28-19
Casting Category Theatre - Non-Equity
Based on the stories by P.L. Travers and the classic Walt Disney film, Mary Poppins takes us on a magical and thrilling journey. When a mysterious nanny suddenly appears at the Banks household in Edwardian London to care for Jane and Michael Banks, adventure abounds. As she whisks them away to teach them that magic can be found in everyday life, Jane and Michael (and their parents) discover the true meaning of family.

Role # 1 Bert
Seeking 1 talent(s) for this role

The narrator of the story, is a good friend to Mary Poppins. An everyman, Bert has many occupations, including hurdy-gurdy player, sidewalk artist and chimney sweep. Bert watches over the children as well as the goings on in Cherry Tree Lane. He has charm, speaks with a Cockney accent and is a song-and-dance man.


Searchable talent specs :

Gender: Male
Age: from 18 to 60
Ethnicity: Any -

Role # 2 George Banks
Seeking 1 talent(s) for this role

The father to Jane and Michael Banks, is a banker to the very fiber of his being. Demanding "precision and order" in his household, he is a pipe-and-slippers man who doesn't have much to do with his children and believes that he had the perfect upbringing by his nanny, the cruel Miss Andrew. His emotional armor, however, conceals a sensitive soul.


Searchable talent specs :

Gender: Male
Age: from 18 to 60
Ethnicity: Any -

Role # 3 Winifred Banks
Seeking 1 talent(s) for this role

George's wife and Jane and Michael's mother. A former actress, she is loving and distracted homemaker who is busy trying to live up to her husband's desire to only associate with "the best people" as well as be the model wife and mother.


Searchable talent specs :

Gender: Female
Age: from 18 to 60
Ethnicity: Any -

Role # 4 Jane Banks
Seeking 1 talent(s) for this role

The high-spirited daughter of Mr. and Mr. Banks, is bright and precocious but can be willful and inclined to snobbishness.


Searchable talent specs :

Gender: Male
Age: from 18 to 60
Ethnicity: Any -

Role # 5 Michael Banks
Seeking 1 talent(s) for this role

The cute and cheeky son of Mr. and Mrs. Banks. Excitable and naughty, he adores his father and tries to be like him. Both he and Jane misbehave in order to get the attention of their parents.


Searchable talent specs :

Gender: Male
Age: from 18 to 60
Ethnicity: Any -

Role # 6 Katie Nanna
Seeking 1 talent(s) for this role

Jane and Michael's nanny at the beginning of the show. Overwhelmed and upset, she has absolutely had her fill of the Banks children.


Searchable talent specs :

Gender: Female
Age: from 18 to 60
Ethnicity: Any -

Role # 7 Policeman
Seeking 1 talent(s) for this role

A neighborhood fixture who is respected by and observant of households on his beat. Will double with Mr. Punch.


Searchable talent specs :

Gender: Male
Age: from 18 to 60
Ethnicity: Any -

Role # 8 Miss Lark
Seeking 1 talent(s) for this role

The haughty next-door neighbor of the Banks family who treats her dog, Willoughby, as if her were child.


Searchable talent specs :

Gender: Female
Age: from 18 to 60
Ethnicity: Any -

Role # 9 Admiral Boom
Seeking 1 talent(s) for this role

A retired Royal Navy man and neighbor of the Banks family. A physically large man with a loud and booming voice, he speaks in Navy jargon and has a soft spot for his neighbor, Miss Lark.


Searchable talent specs :

Gender: Male
Age: from 18 to 60
Ethnicity: Any -

Role # 10 Mrs. Brill
Seeking 1 talent(s) for this role

The housekeeper and cook for the Banks family. Overworked and harrassed, she's always complaining that the house is understaffed. Her intimidating exterior is a cover for the warmth underneath. Mrs. Brill doesn't have a high opinion of nannies in general and Mary Poppins in particular.


Searchable talent specs :

Gender: Female
Age: from 18 to 60
Ethnicity: Any -

Role # 11 Robertson Ay
Seeking 1 talent(s) for this role

The houseboy to the Banks family. Lazy, sleepy and grumbling, he never gets things right and believes himself to be useless. He doesn't do a lot of singing, but his "Spoonful" solo can be a fun surprise.


Searchable talent specs :

Gender: Male
Age: from 18 to 60
Ethnicity: Any -

Role # 12 Mary Poppins
Seeking 1 talent(s) for this role

Jane and Michael Banks's new nanny. She is extraordinary and strange, neat and tidy, delightfully vain yet particular, and sometimes a little frightening but always exciting. She is practically perfect in every way and always means what she says.


Searchable talent specs :

Gender: Female
Age: from 18 to 60
Ethnicity: Any -

Role # 13 Park Keeper
Seeking 1 talent(s) for this role

Uniformed and officious, he makes sure no one breaks park regulations. His life is defined by rules, but he secretly hankers after his childhood.


Searchable talent specs :

Gender: Male
Age: from 18 to 60
Ethnicity: Any -

Role # 14 Neleus
Seeking 1 talent(s) for this role

The statue of a young boy posed with a dolphin in the park. Neleus was separated from his father, Poseidon, and misses him very much. A small and lonely being, he is very happy to befriend Jane and Michael.


Searchable talent specs :

Gender: Male
Age: from 18 to 60
Ethnicity: Any -

Role # 15 Queen Victoria
Seeking 1 talent(s) for this role

Queen Victoria is a statue in the park. Will double with Miss Smythe & Miss Andrew.


Searchable talent specs :

Gender: Female
Age: from 18 to 60
Ethnicity: Any -

Role # 16 Bank Chairman
Seeking 1 talent(s) for this role

The head of the bank where Mr. Banks is employed, is an Edwardian stuffed-shirt.


Searchable talent specs :

Gender: Male
Age: from 18 to 60
Ethnicity: Any -

Role # 17 Miss Smythe
Seeking 1 talent(s) for this role

Miss Smythe is the Bank Chairman's humorless secretary. Will double with Queen Victoria & Miss Andrew.


Searchable talent specs :

Gender: Female
Age: from 18 to 60
Ethnicity: Any -

Role # 18 Von Hussler
Seeking 1 talent(s) for this role

Von Hussler is a businessman seeking a loan from the bank for a shady business deal. He speaks with a German accent.


Searchable talent specs :

Gender: Male
Age: from 18 to 60
Ethnicity: Any -

Role # 19 John Northbrook
Seeking 1 talent(s) for this role

John Northbrook is an honest businessman seeking a loan to build a factory for his community. He speaks with an accent from Northern England.


Searchable talent specs :

Gender: Male
Age: from 18 to 60
Ethnicity: Any -

Role # 20 Bird Woman
Seeking 1 talent(s) for this role

Bird Woman is covered in a patchwork of old shawls, and her pockets are stuffed with bags of crumbs for the birds. She tries to sell her crumbs for the birds. She tries to sell her crumbs to passersby, who ignore her as if she doesn't exist. Sings "Feed the Birds." There can be a gruff, folksy quality to her voice that reflects the hardness of her life.


Searchable talent specs :

Gender: Female
Age: from 18 to 60
Ethnicity: Any -

Role # 21 Mrs. Corry
Seeking 1 talent(s) for this role

Mrs. Corry owns a magical gingerbread shop. She is a mysterious woman of great age who speaks with a Caribbean accent (or any accent that would make her seem exotic).


Searchable talent specs :

Gender: Female
Age: from 18 to 60
Ethnicity: Any -

Role # 22 Annie
Seeking 1 talent(s) for this role

Mrs.Corry’s daughter.


Searchable talent specs :

Gender: Female
Age: from 18 to 60
Ethnicity: Any -

Role # 23 Valentine
Seeking 1 talent(s) for this role

Valentine is a stuffed boy doll belonging to Jane.


Searchable talent specs :

Gender: Male
Age: from 18 to 60
Ethnicity: Any -

Role # 24 Teddy Bear
Seeking 1 talent(s) for this role

Are toys belonging to Jane and Michael.


Searchable talent specs :

Gender: Female
Age: from 18 to 60
Ethnicity: Any -

Role # 25 Mr. Punch
Seeking 1 talent(s) for this role

Are toys belonging to Jane and Michael.


Searchable talent specs :

Gender: Male
Age: from 18 to 60
Ethnicity: Any -

Role # 26 Doll
Seeking 1 talent(s) for this role

Are toys belonging to Jane and Michael.


Searchable talent specs :

Gender: Female
Age: from 18 to 60
Ethnicity: Any -

Role # 27 Miss Andrew
Seeking 1 talent(s) for this role

Miss Andrew is George's overbearing and scary nanny. With her bottle of nasty-tasting brimstone and treacle to keep naughty children in line, she is a bully who only knows one way of doing things - her way.


Searchable talent specs :

Gender: Female
Age: from 18 to 60
Ethnicity: Any -

Role # 28 Statues
Seeking 1 talent(s) for this role

Part of Dancing Ensemble.


Searchable talent specs :

Gender: Female
Age: from 18 to 60
Ethnicity: Any -

Role # 29 Customers
Seeking 1 talent(s) for this role

Part of Dancing Ensemble.


Searchable talent specs :

Gender: Female
Age: from 18 to 60
Ethnicity: Any -

Role # 30 Bank Clerks
Seeking 1 talent(s) for this role

Part of Dancing Ensemble.


Searchable talent specs :

Gender: Female
Age: from 18 to 60
Ethnicity: Any -

Role # 31 Toys
Seeking 1 talent(s) for this role

Part of Dancing Ensemble.


Searchable talent specs :

Gender: Female
Age: from 18 to 60
Ethnicity: Any -

Role # 32 Kite Flyers
Seeking 1 talent(s) for this role

Part of Dancing Ensemble.


Searchable talent specs :

Gender: Female
Age: from 18 to 60
Ethnicity: Any -

Role # 33 Chimney Sweeps
Seeking 1 talent(s) for this role

Part of Dancing Ensemble.


Searchable talent specs :

Gender: Female
Age: from 18 to 60
Ethnicity: Any -

Role # 34 Fannie
Seeking 1 talent(s) for this role

Mrs.Corry’s daughter.


Searchable talent specs :

Gender: Female
Age: from 18 to 60
Ethnicity: Any -

Role # 35 Parkgoers
Seeking 5 talent(s) for this role

Part of Dancing Ensemble.


Searchable talent specs :

Gender: Female
Age: from 18 to 60
Ethnicity: Any -