Mary Poppins Jr Character Breakdown and Audition Information

Registration For Mary Poppins Jr is currently full. Please fill out the registration form to be placed on a waiting list. If a spot opens due to cancellation we will admit students in the order the registration forms were received

For Auditions please prepare the song and scene(s) next to the character you are interested in. There will be a short dance call during auditions so please wear something you can move in.

Character Breakdown

Bert

The narrator of the story, is a good friend to Mary Poppins. An everyman, Bert is a chimney sweep and a sidewalk artist, among many other occupations. With a twinkle in his eye and a skip in his step, Bert watches over the children and the goings-on around Cherry Tree Lane. He is a song-and-dance man with oodles of charm who is wise beyond his years.

Vocal Range

B2 - F4

SCENE - SONG

George Banks

Husband to Winifred and father to Jane and Michael, is a banker to the very fiber of his being. Demanding "precision and order" in his household, he is a pip-and-slippers man who doesn't have much to do with his children and believes that Miss Andrew, his cruel, strict childhood nanny, gave him the perfect upbringing. George's emotional armor, however off-putting, conceals a sensitive soul. 

Vocal Range

Bb2 - F4

SCENE - SONG

Winifred Banks

George's wife and Jane and Michael's mother. She is a loving homemaker who is busy trying to live up to her husband's social aspirations while striving to be a model wife and mother. 

Vocal Range

A3 - Eb5

SCENE - SONG

Jane Banks

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

Vocal Range

A3 - Eb5

SCENE - SONG

Michael Banks

The cheeky son of Mr. and Mrs. Banks. Excitable and naughty, he adores his father and longs desperately for his attention. Both he and Jane misbehave in order to get the attention of their parents. 

Vocal Range

A3 - E5

SCENE - SONG

Mrs. Brill

The housekeeper and cook for the Banks family. Overworked, she’s always complaining that the house is understaffed. Her intimidating exterior is a cover for the warmth underneath.

SCENE

Robertson Ay

The houseboy to the Banks family. Forgetful and clumsy, he often bungles simple tasks.

SCENE

Mary Poppins

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

Vocal Range

G3 - F5

SCENE - SONG

Bird Woman: SONG

Ensemble & Featured Characters include:

Katie Nanna, Park Strollers, Statues, Neleus, Bird Woman, Honeybees, Clerks, Miss Smythe, Chariman, Von Hussler, John Northbrook, Vagrants, Buskers, Passerby, Mrs. Corry, Customers, Miss Andrew, Kite Flyers, Chimney Sweeps, Policeman and the Messenger.