PIPPIN
APRIL 1-3, 2016

Cast of Characters

ADMIRAL BOOM The Banks’ friendly neighbor on Cherry Tree Lane, Admiral Boom’s house is shaped like a great ship. 50s, Baritone.
BERT Bert is a One-Man-Band, a Sidewalk Artist, a Chimney Sweep and a Kite Salesman, but above all, he is a friend to Mary Poppins and Jane and Michael. Mid 30s. Baritone to G.
KATIE NANNA The last in a long line of nannies for the Banks children, Katie Nanna can’t stand any more of Jane and Michael’s pranks and leaves No. 17 Cherry Tree Lane.
MARY POPPINS Jane and Michael’s new Nanny, Mary Poppins is a dazzling personality and a force to be reckoned with. Full of hope even when things look bleak, she tells them “anything can happen if you let it.” Mid 20s. Mezzo Soprano with a strong top.
MICHAEL & JANE The Banks children, Jane and Michael misbehave to get attention from their parents. 9-11 years old.
MISS ANDREW When Mary Poppins disappears, Mrs. Banks calls on Mrs. Andrew, George Banks’ old nanny. She soon finds that Miss Andrew is cruel and demanding. 40s-50s, Soprano with Alto Belt.
MISS LARK Another neighbor on Cherry Tree Lane, she is a bit snobby and treats her dog, Willoughby, as a child. 30s, Mezzo Soprano.
MR. GEORGE BANKS A bank manager, Mr. Banks is father to Jane and Michael. He tries to be a good provider, but often forgets how to be a good father. Early 40s, Baritone.
MRS. BRILL The Banks’ cook, she rules the kitchen at No. 17 Cherry Tree Lane. Mid 50s, Alto.
MRS. CORRY Mysterious and very old, Mrs. Corry runs the “Talking Shop” where people buy conversations and gingerbread. She knew George Banks when he was just a boy. Soprano.
MRS. WINIFRED BANKS A former actress, Mrs. Banks is very busy trying to live up to her husband’s expectations. She is a loving, but distracted mother to Jane and Michael. Mid 30s, Mezzo Soprano.
NELEUS A statue in the Park, Neleus has lost his father, Poseidon, god of the ocean. 20s, Tenor.
ROBERTSON AY Clumsy but good-hearted, the Banks’ bootman has trouble following instructions. Early 20s, Tenor.
THE BIRD WOMAN She sits in front of St.Paul’s Cathedral every day, selling bags of crumbs for the pigeons. 50s, Alto.
THE PARK KEEPER A stickler for rules and regulations, the Park Keeper watches over the park. 40s-50s, Tenor. - See more at: http://www.mtishows.com/show_detail.asp?showid=000329#sthash.HnsfaDbv.dpuf
ADMIRAL BOOM The Banks’ friendly neighbor on Cherry Tree Lane, Admiral Boom’s house is shaped like a great ship. 50s, Baritone.
BERT Bert is a One-Man-Band, a Sidewalk Artist, a Chimney Sweep and a Kite Salesman, but above all, he is a friend to Mary Poppins and Jane and Michael. Mid 30s. Baritone to G.
KATIE NANNA The last in a long line of nannies for the Banks children, Katie Nanna can’t stand any more of Jane and Michael’s pranks and leaves No. 17 Cherry Tree Lane.
MARY POPPINS Jane and Michael’s new Nanny, Mary Poppins is a dazzling personality and a force to be reckoned with. Full of hope even when things look bleak, she tells them “anything can happen if you let it.” Mid 20s. Mezzo Soprano with a strong top.
MICHAEL & JANE The Banks children, Jane and Michael misbehave to get attention from their parents. 9-11 years old.
MISS ANDREW When Mary Poppins disappears, Mrs. Banks calls on Mrs. Andrew, George Banks’ old nanny. She soon finds that Miss Andrew is cruel and demanding. 40s-50s, Soprano with Alto Belt.
MISS LARK Another neighbor on Cherry Tree Lane, she is a bit snobby and treats her dog, Willoughby, as a child. 30s, Mezzo Soprano.
MR. GEORGE BANKS A bank manager, Mr. Banks is father to Jane and Michael. He tries to be a good provider, but often forgets how to be a good father. Early 40s, Baritone.
MRS. BRILL The Banks’ cook, she rules the kitchen at No. 17 Cherry Tree Lane. Mid 50s, Alto.
MRS. CORRY Mysterious and very old, Mrs. Corry runs the “Talking Shop” where people buy conversations and gingerbread. She knew George Banks when he was just a boy. Soprano.
MRS. WINIFRED BANKS A former actress, Mrs. Banks is very busy trying to live up to her husband’s expectations. She is a loving, but distracted mother to Jane and Michael. Mid 30s, Mezzo Soprano.
NELEUS A statue in the Park, Neleus has lost his father, Poseidon, god of the ocean. 20s, Tenor.
ROBERTSON AY Clumsy but good-hearted, the Banks’ bootman has trouble following instructions. Early 20s, Tenor.
THE BIRD WOMAN She sits in front of St.Paul’s Cathedral every day, selling bags of crumbs for the pigeons. 50s, Alto.
THE PARK KEEPER A stickler for rules and regulations, the Park Keeper watches over the park. 40s-50s, Tenor. - See more at: http://www.mtishows.com/show_detail.asp?showid=000329#sthash.HnsfaDbv.dpuf

Leading Player -  Kurt Eckenrode
Pippin - Julien Sherman
Catherine - Brooke Weber
Fastrada - Addie Achterberg

Berthe - Julia Twaddle

Charles - Ryan Addotta
Theo - Sam Noel
Lewis - Ryan Denis

Ensemble Roles
Catherine's Backup Singers - Lina Walterstradt, Jordan Osborne & Beth Martin
Head - Jeff Brady
Conjoined Twins / Magic to Do Solo / Baron / Peasant - Maggie Kaliszak & Rachel Pugaczewski
Noble - Kaleb Fair 
Swordsman / Soldier (47) - Justin Rosenberger
Player (47) -  Danielle Simpson
Courtier - Sydney Delpi
Petitioner - Beth Martin 
Newscaster - Amy Whitesell
Another Newscaster - Logan Garvey
Third Newscaster - Sam Bechtel
Player with the Torch - Hayden Parmer
Magic to Do Player Lines - Lily Stockbridge, Julia Kelbaugh, Cora Dunaja, Shannon Moran, Gillian Smyth, Ella Wetzel, Robin Harris & Autumn Polanowski

 

Ensemble

Megan Barnish            Kaleb Fair                       Regan Lawlor                 Rachel Pugaczewski            Lily Stockbridge
Sam Bechtel                Robin Harris                    Beth Martin                     Hayden Roberts                    Kane Thomas
Jeff Brady                     Erin Kaliszak                  Shannon Moran              Justin Rosenberger               Lizzie Vesper
Camryn Brakmann      Maggie Kaliszak            Jordan Osborne              Rachel Sergant                      Lina Walterstradt
Brittany Dao                John Katchko                  Hayden Parmer               Danielle Simpson                 Amy Whitsell
Sydney Delpi              Julia Kelbaugh                 Autumn Polanowski        Gillian Smyth                          Laura Willem
Cora Dunaja               Michael Koval                  Dan Poole    

Dancers

Dance Captain - Maura Hain
Glory Part 2 Dancers - Theresa Falzone & Jenna Schechter
Cake Walk Dancers - Kaleb Fair & Becca Sharkey

War is Science Dance Ensemble
Michaela Bryan            Logan Garvey             Nadia Mock                  Bailey Ryon                   Gillian Snader
Brittany Copp
              Maura Hain                 Amelia Nadobny          Jenna Schechter            Ella Wetzel
Theresa Falzone          Ashtan Kall                  Mary Nolan                   Becca Sharkey       

Glory (Part 1) Dance Ensemble
Michaela Bryan
             Logan Garvey             Jillian Katchko            Amelia Nadobny         Becca Sharkey
Tessa Bryan
                 Stephanie Graffin        Mia Kobylski               Mary Nolan                  Gillian Snader
Brittany Copp
                Maura Hain                 Becca Martin               Bailey Ryon                 Ella Wetzel
Theresa Falzone
           Ashtan Kall                  Nadia Mock                Jenna Schechter         Emma Williams

With You Dance Ensemble
Michaela Bryan
            Maura Hain                 Mia Kobylski                Mary Nolan                  Gillian Snader
Theresa Falzone
          Ashtan Kall                 Becca Martin               Becca Sharkey            Ella Wetzel                 
Logan Garvey

Logan Garvey                                                                                                                                                            

 

Production Staff
D
irector - Will Jenkins
Stage Manager - Taylor Reed
Assistant Stage Manager - Miranda Shaffer
Choreographer
- Michelle Joyce
Vocal Director
- Laurie Kotter
Costume & Makeup Design
- Pam Vasilow
Assistant to the Costumer - Jen Addotta
Set & Technical Director - Eric Paules
Assistant Tech Director - Brendan Paules
Promotions / Producer - Heather Jenkins

 

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