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"Mary Poppins" Auditions-Atlanta, GA - Casting ID # 1606985
Project Type Live Event Submission Type Open Call
Location Atlanta, GA Union Non-union
Rate/Pay n/a Release Date 12-11-19
Audition Date 05-05-20 Submission deadline 05-02-20
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.


Preparation:
- To prepare: Please bring your a song via track (i.e. cd, mp3 player, Spotify, YouTube, etc.). Your song should be a standard Broadway show tune in the correct key for your voice. Songs in a similar style/era of musical theater as this show are encouraged; however, please DO NOT use a song from the show. Come prepared to sing the entire song, though we may stop you before the end of your song.
- To prepare: Please wear comfortable clothing and shoes and warm up before auditions begin.

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

(Mezzo: Gb3-C6. Strong Dancer required.) LEAD: Jane and Michael Banks's new nanny. She is extraordinary and strange, neat and tidy, delightfully vain, sometimes a little frightening, but always exciting. She is practically perfect in every way and always means what she says. A mezzo soprano with strong top notes, she should be able to move well. She can have a more traditional soprano sound, but precision and diction is the key. Please be familiar with the song, "Practically Perfect."


Searchable talent specs :

Gender: Female
Age: from 20 to 39
Ethnicity: Any -

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

(Soprano: A3-F#5) Supporting role. The bright and precocious daughter, she can be willful and inclined to snobbishness.

Please be familiar with the songs, "Perfect Nanny" and "Let's Go Fly a Kite."


Searchable talent specs :

Gender: Female
Age: from 11 to 12
Ethnicity: Any -

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

(Mezzo: A3 – D5) Supporting role. A former actress and loving homemaker who tries to be the model wife and mother -- and to live up to George's quest for status. She has great warmth. She suffers from the conflicting feelings that she's not up to the job of "being Mrs. Banks," yet, she is, and more. She has great warmth and simplicity to her tone. Please be familiar with the song, "Being Mrs. Banks."


Searchable talent specs :

Gender: Female
Age: from 30 to 40
Ethnicity: Any -

Role # 4 Katie Nanna
Seeking 1 talent(s) for this role

Any vocal range; will also play ensemble roles.) The first nanny. Upset and overwhelmed, she has absolutely had her fill of the Banks children.


Searchable talent specs :

Gender: Female
Age: from 25 to 35
Ethnicity: Any -

Role # 5 Miss Lark
Seeking 1 talent(s) for this role

(Any vocal range.) The Banks' haughty next-door neighbor who treats her dog, Willoughby, as if her were a child.


Searchable talent specs :

Gender: Female
Age: from 30 to 39
Ethnicity: Any -

Role # 6 Mrs. Brill
Seeking 1 talent(s) for this role

(Alto/Mezzo: F#3-D#5. Can be character-style singer.) The Banks' housekeeper and cook. Overworked and complaining, but with a warmth underneath. She has a low opinion of nannies. Please be familiar with the song, "Cherry Tree Lane."


Searchable talent specs :

Gender: Female
Age: from 50 to 59
Ethnicity: Any -

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

(Soprano with alto belt: Gb3-F5, can have heaviness to voice.) George's overbearing and scary nanny. Uses nasty-tasting brimstone and treacle to keep naughty children in line, she is a mean bully. Please be familiar with the song, "Brimstone and Treacle."


Searchable talent specs :

Gender: Female
Age: from 40 to 49
Ethnicity: Any -

Role # 8 Bird Woman
Seeking 1 talent(s) for this role

(Range: Gb3-C5. Can have a gruff, folksy voice.) Covered in old shawls, she tries to sell bags of crumbs for the birds, to passersby, who ignore her.

Please be familiar with the song, "Feed the Birds."


Searchable talent specs :

Gender: Female
Age: from 50 to 59
Ethnicity: Any -

Role # 9 Mrs. Corry
Seeking 1 talent(s) for this role

(Any vocal range (typically soprano). Exotic accent; Caribbean or other.) Owns a magical gingerbread shop. She is a mysterious woman. Please be familiar with the song, "Supercalifragilisticexpialidocious"


Searchable talent specs :

Gender: Female
Age: from 40 to 69
Ethnicity: Any -

Role # 10 Queen Victoria
Seeking 1 talent(s) for this role

(Any vocal range.) A statue in the park.


Searchable talent specs :

Gender: Female
Age: from 40 to 49
Ethnicity: Any -

Role # 11 Miss Smythe
Seeking 1 talent(s) for this role

(Any vocal range.) The Bank Chairman's humorless secretary.


Searchable talent specs :

Gender: Female
Age: from 40 to 49
Ethnicity: Any -

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

(Bari-Tenor: B2-F#4. Strong Dancer required.) Lead 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.

Please be familiar with the songs, "Let's Go Fly a Kite," and "Chim-Chim-Cher-ee."


Searchable talent specs :

Gender: Male
Age: from 30 to 40
Ethnicity: Any -

Role # 13 Michael Banks
Seeking 1 talent(s) for this role

(Voice: A3-E5) Supporting role. An excitable and naughty son, he adores his father and tries to be like him. Both he and Jane misbehave in order to get the attention of their parents.

Please be familiar with the songs "Perfect Nanny" and "Let's Go Fly a Kite."


Searchable talent specs :

Gender: Male
Age: from 9 to 10
Ethnicity: Any -

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

(Baritone: Bb2 - Eb4. May speak/sing if necessary.) Supporting role. A banker who demands 'precision and order.' He is distant from his children. His journey reveals a sensitive soul.

Please be familiar with the songs, "Cherry Tree Lane," and "Good for Nothing."


Searchable talent specs :

Gender: Male
Age: from 35 to 45
Ethnicity: Any -

Role # 15 Robertson Ay
Seeking 1 talent(s) for this role

(Tenor: F3-G#4) The Banks' houseboy. Lazy, sleepy and grumbling, he never gets things right and believes himself to be useless. Brief singing solo in "Spoonful of Sugar."

Please be familiar with the song, "Cherry Tree Lane."


Searchable talent specs :

Gender: Male
Age: from 20 to 21
Ethnicity: Any -

Role # 16 Admiral Boom
Seeking 1 talent(s) for this role

(Any vocal range, for ensemble songs.) Retired Royal Navy man and Banks' neighbor. He has a loud and booming voice, speaks in Navy jargon, and has a soft spot for Miss Lark.


Searchable talent specs :

Gender: Male
Age: from 50 to 59
Ethnicity: Any -

Role # 17 Von Hussler
Seeking 1 talent(s) for this role

(Any vocal range. German accent.) He is seeking a loan for a shady business deal.

Please be familiar with the song, "A Man Has Dreams."


Searchable talent specs :

Gender: Male
Age: from 30 to 39
Ethnicity: Any -

Role # 18 John Northbrook
Seeking 1 talent(s) for this role

(Any vocal range. Northern Brit accent.) Honest man seeking a loan to build a factory for his community.

Please be familiar with the song, "Precision and Order."


Searchable talent specs :

Gender: Male
Age: from 30 to 49
Ethnicity: Any -

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

(Strong Dancer required.) Statue of a boy in the park; he magically 'comes to life'. Neleus was separated from his father, Poseidon, and misses him very much. He enjoys meeting Jane and Michael.


Searchable talent specs :

Gender: Male
Age: from 16 to 25
Ethnicity: Any -

Role # 20 Bank Chairman
Seeking 1 talent(s) for this role

(Range: C3-D4; can speak/sing.) George Banks' boss. An Edwardian stuffed shirt. Please be familiar with the song, "Precision and Order."


Searchable talent specs :

Gender: Male
Age: from 50 to 60
Ethnicity: Any -

Role # 21 Policeman
Seeking 1 talent(s) for this role

(Any vocal range.) Respected and observant neighborhood bobby.


Searchable talent specs :

Gender: Male
Age: from 18 to 49
Ethnicity: Any -

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

(Any vocal range; typically, tenor.) Uniformed and officious, his life is defined by rules, but he secretly hankers after his childhood.


Searchable talent specs :

Gender: Male
Age: from 30 to 49
Ethnicity: Any -

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

Part of the ensembles. Each member of this tight ensemble of multi-talented performers will play a range of featured characters throughout London from the colorful working-class characters, the statues that come to life in the park, a kaleidoscope of fantasy characters, to the household staff on Cherry Tree Lane. The Ensemble will be showcased throughout the production in a wide variety of cameo speaking dancing and singing roles. Performers with tap dance experience are especially sought. Please be familiar with the songs, "Let's Go Fly a Kite" and "Playing the Game."


Searchable talent specs :

Gender: Female
Age: from 15 to 60
Ethnicity: Any -

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

Part of the ensembles. Each member of this tight ensemble of multi-talented performers will play a range of featured characters throughout London from the colorful working-class characters, the statues that come to life in the park, a kaleidoscope of fantasy characters, to the household staff on Cherry Tree Lane. The Ensemble will be showcased throughout the production in a wide variety of cameo speaking dancing and singing roles. Performers with tap dance experience are especially sought. Please be familiar with the songs, "Let's Go Fly a Kite" and "Playing the Game."


Searchable talent specs :

Gender: Female
Age: from 15 to 60
Ethnicity: Any -

Role # 25 Valentine
Seeking 1 talent(s) for this role

Part of the ensembles. Each member of this tight ensemble of multi-talented performers will play a range of featured characters throughout London from the colorful working-class characters, the statues that come to life in the park, a kaleidoscope of fantasy characters, to the household staff on Cherry Tree Lane. The Ensemble will be showcased throughout the production in a wide variety of cameo speaking dancing and singing roles. Performers with tap dance experience are especially sought. Please be familiar with the songs, "Let's Go Fly a Kite" and "Playing the Game."


Searchable talent specs :

Gender: Female
Age: from 15 to 60
Ethnicity: Any -

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

Part of the ensembles. Each member of this tight ensemble of multi-talented performers will play a range of featured characters throughout London from the colorful working-class characters, the statues that come to life in the park, a kaleidoscope of fantasy characters, to the household staff on Cherry Tree Lane. The Ensemble will be showcased throughout the production in a wide variety of cameo speaking dancing and singing roles. Performers with tap dance experience are especially sought. Please be familiar with the songs, "Let's Go Fly a Kite" and "Playing the Game."


Searchable talent specs :

Gender: Female
Age: from 15 to 60
Ethnicity: Any -

Role # 27 Mr. Punch
Seeking 1 talent(s) for this role

Part of the ensembles. Each member of this tight ensemble of multi-talented performers will play a range of featured characters throughout London from the colorful working-class characters, the statues that come to life in the park, a kaleidoscope of fantasy characters, to the household staff on Cherry Tree Lane. The Ensemble will be showcased throughout the production in a wide variety of cameo speaking dancing and singing roles. Performers with tap dance experience are especially sought. Please be familiar with the songs, "Let's Go Fly a Kite" and "Playing the Game."


Searchable talent specs :

Gender: Male
Age: from 15 to 60
Ethnicity: Any -

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

Part of the ensembles. Each member of this tight ensemble of multi-talented performers will play a range of featured characters throughout London from the colorful working-class characters, the statues that come to life in the park, a kaleidoscope of fantasy characters, to the household staff on Cherry Tree Lane. The Ensemble will be showcased throughout the production in a wide variety of cameo speaking dancing and singing roles. Performers with tap dance experience are especially sought. Please be familiar with the songs, "Let's Go Fly a Kite" and "Playing the Game."


Searchable talent specs :

Gender: Female
Age: from 15 to 60
Ethnicity: Any -

Role # 29 Chimney Sweeps
Seeking 3 talent(s) for this role

Part of the ensembles. Each member of this tight ensemble of multi-talented performers will play a range of featured characters throughout London from the colorful working-class characters, the statues that come to life in the park, a kaleidoscope of fantasy characters, to the household staff on Cherry Tree Lane. The Ensemble will be showcased throughout the production in a wide variety of cameo speaking dancing and singing roles. Performers with tap dance experience are especially sought. Please be familiar with the songs, "Let's Go Fly a Kite" and "Playing the Game."


Searchable talent specs :

Gender: Female
Age: from 15 to 60
Ethnicity: Any -

Role # 30 Toys
Seeking 3 talent(s) for this role

Part of the ensembles. Each member of this tight ensemble of multi-talented performers will play a range of featured characters throughout London from the colorful working-class characters, the statues that come to life in the park, a kaleidoscope of fantasy characters, to the household staff on Cherry Tree Lane. The Ensemble will be showcased throughout the production in a wide variety of cameo speaking dancing and singing roles. Performers with tap dance experience are especially sought. Please be familiar with the songs, "Let's Go Fly a Kite" and "Playing the Game."


Searchable talent specs :

Gender: Female
Age: from 15 to 60
Ethnicity: Any -

Role # 31 Park Goers
Seeking 5 talent(s) for this role

Part of the ensembles. Each member of this tight ensemble of multi-talented performers will play a range of featured characters throughout London from the colorful working-class characters, the statues that come to life in the park, a kaleidoscope of fantasy characters, to the household staff on Cherry Tree Lane. The Ensemble will be showcased throughout the production in a wide variety of cameo speaking dancing and singing roles. Performers with tap dance experience are especially sought. Please be familiar with the songs, "Let's Go Fly a Kite" and "Playing the Game."


Searchable talent specs :

Gender: Female
Age: from 15 to 60
Ethnicity: Any -

Role # 32 Statues
Seeking 3 talent(s) for this role

Part of the ensembles. Each member of this tight ensemble of multi-talented performers will play a range of featured characters throughout London from the colorful working-class characters, the statues that come to life in the park, a kaleidoscope of fantasy characters, to the household staff on Cherry Tree Lane. The Ensemble will be showcased throughout the production in a wide variety of cameo speaking dancing and singing roles. Performers with tap dance experience are especially sought. Please be familiar with the songs, "Let's Go Fly a Kite" and "Playing the Game."


Searchable talent specs :

Gender: Female
Age: from 15 to 60
Ethnicity: Any -

Role # 33 Customers
Seeking 10 talent(s) for this role

Part of the ensembles. Each member of this tight ensemble of multi-talented performers will play a range of featured characters throughout London from the colorful working-class characters, the statues that come to life in the park, a kaleidoscope of fantasy characters, to the household staff on Cherry Tree Lane. The Ensemble will be showcased throughout the production in a wide variety of cameo speaking dancing and singing roles. Performers with tap dance experience are especially sought. Please be familiar with the songs, "Let's Go Fly a Kite" and "Playing the Game."


Searchable talent specs :

Gender: Female
Age: from 15 to 60
Ethnicity: Any -

Role # 34 Bank Clerks
Seeking 3 talent(s) for this role

Part of the ensembles. Each member of this tight ensemble of multi-talented performers will play a range of featured characters throughout London from the colorful working-class characters, the statues that come to life in the park, a kaleidoscope of fantasy characters, to the household staff on Cherry Tree Lane. The Ensemble will be showcased throughout the production in a wide variety of cameo speaking dancing and singing roles. Performers with tap dance experience are especially sought. Please be familiar with the songs, "Let's Go Fly a Kite" and "Playing the Game."


Searchable talent specs :

Gender: Female
Age: from 15 to 60
Ethnicity: Any -

Role # 35 Kite Flyer
Seeking 1 talent(s) for this role

Part of the ensembles. Each member of this tight ensemble of multi-talented performers will play a range of featured characters throughout London from the colorful working-class characters, the statues that come to life in the park, a kaleidoscope of fantasy characters, to the household staff on Cherry Tree Lane. The Ensemble will be showcased throughout the production in a wide variety of cameo speaking dancing and singing roles. Performers with tap dance experience are especially sought. Please be familiar with the songs, "Let's Go Fly a Kite" and "Playing the Game."


Searchable talent specs :

Gender: Female
Age: from 15 to 60
Ethnicity: Any -