Supercalifragilisticexpialidocious: Mary Poppins The Musical comes to SALT Performing Arts October 13 – 29, 2023!
CHESTER SPRINGS, PA — Everyone’s favorite practically perfect nanny takes the SALT stage in Mary Poppins this Fall. Following the original story by author Pamela Lyndon Travers in 1934, Mary Poppins presents life lessons that are timeless. SALT’s rendition this Fall was created by Disney and Cameron Mackintosh and based on a book by Academy Award-winning screenwriter Julian Fellowes. Original score pieces by Richard M. Sherman and Robert B. Sherman can be heard along with new songs and added music and lyrics by acclaimed British duo George Stiles and Anthony Drew.
Mary Poppins is the captivating story of the Banks family who live in a big house in London. Things are not going well for the family – the children, Jane and Michael, are out of control and are in need of a new nanny. Jane and Michael have their own ideas about what sort of caretaker they should have, while their parents are insistent on someone strict for the job. When a mysterious young woman named Mary Poppins appears at their doorstep, the family finds that she’s the answer to their prayers, but in the most peculiar way. Mary Poppins takes the children on many magical and memorable adventures, but Jane and Michael aren’t the only ones she has a profound effect on. Even grown-ups can learn a lesson or two from the nanny who advises that “anything can happen if you let it.”
“If there’s one thing that anyone who has seen Mary Poppins would agree with, it’s the fact that with the right amount of imagination, anything is possible,” comments Lauren McComas, President and Artistic Director of SALT Performing Arts. “Mary instills this idea in the Banks children, and it’s something that anyone who has ever accomplished anything that seemed impossible can attest to. With Robbie Merow, who is not only the director but also the set, lighting, and sound designer, the impossible will happen as you can be sure that our production sorcery is that which normally only high-end Broadway budgets allow!”
Mary Poppins: Amanda Campbell, Bert: Hudson Marsh, George Banks: Greg Kasander, Winifred Banks: Maggie Riker, Jane Banks: Emily Riker and Gwenneth Sidorick, Michael Banks: Gregory DePalma and Lawrence Rhodes, Miss Andrew & Bird Woman: Emily Merow, Mrs. Brill: Wendy Mirto, Robertson Ay (Bert U/S): Daniel Gorman, Miss Lark & Chimney Sweep: Katy Engleman, Von Hussler: Tom Kalkiewicz, Mrs. Northbrook (Winifred Banks U/S): Bess Zahradnik, Mrs. Corry & Chimney Sweep: Kylie Murray, Katie Nanna: Marie Wadlinger, Admiral Boom & Bank Chairman (George Banks U/S): Joe Wadlinger, Park Keeper & Policeman: Joey Bertoni, Miss Smythe (Mary Poppins & Miss Andrew U/S): Brianna Marsh, Nursery Toy & Chimney Sweep: Maddie Dixon, Chimney Sweep: Christina Bucci, Erica Barnes, and Drew Kalkiewicz
Director: Robbie Merow, Music Director: August Walker, Choreographer: Chelsea Barnett, Costume Hair/Makeup Designer: Kathy DeVries, Set, Lighting & Sound Designer: Robbie Merow, Props Master: Sandra Godin, Stage Manager: Shannon Murray, Assistant Stage Manager: Lindsay Albright, Junior Assistant Stage Manager: Abbie Parker, Master Carpenter / Sound Op: David Craig, Carpenter / Sound Op: Luke Pulliam, Producer & Casting Director: Lauren McComas, Marketing Director & House Manager: Judy Elliott, Photographer: Michael Styer
Details for Mary Poppins are as follows:
- Tickets and complete information can be found here
- Seating is at full capacity.
- All ticket sales are final.
- If you need handicap accessibility, please choose seats in the Front Row A and email email@example.com so that we can arrange to let you in through the back accessible door to avoid stairs.
- If you book your tickets on a mobile device, the system will choose the best available for you. If you book your tickets on a computer, you have the option of choosing your own seats.
- SALT is mask-optional for audience members. Performers will not be wearing masks.
- This show is rated PG-13 for Mature Content.
- For more info check out our FAQ page.
- Friday, October 13, 7 PM | Dressy Attire & Champagne Opening Night
- Saturday, October 14, 2 PM
- Saturday, October 14, 7 PM
- Sunday, October 15, 2 PM
- Friday, October 20, 7 PM
- Saturday, October 21, 2 PM
- Saturday, October 21, 7 PM
- Sunday, October 22, 2 PM
- Friday, October 27, 7 PM
- Saturday, October 28, 2 PM
- Saturday, October 28, 7 PM
- Sunday, October 29, 2 PM
The mission of SALT Performing Arts is to provide live community theatre productions, Playhouses for Preschoolers at Montgomery School, summer/year-round theatre camps for kids, dinner theatre, and more. With excellence as the standard, SALT, a non-profit organization, believes that the “community” is paramount in community theatre and strives to foster an all-inclusive atmosphere that promotes a positive, uplifting experience for each individual. SALT involves people of all ages from all walks of life. If you are interested in learning more about SALT Performing Arts, making a donation, or being a sponsor, please email us at firstname.lastname@example.org.
SALT Performing Arts, 1645 Art School Road, Chester Springs, PA 19425 is organized and operated exclusively for charitable purposes with a non-profit 501(c)(3) status. For more information or to request interviews, visit saltpa.com.