Mary Poppins Jr. (JTF 2017 New Works Showcase)


Play On Players was chosen to perform the finale of the JTF New Works Showcase, to present the world premiere of portions of Mary Poppins Jr. for over 5,800 festival attendees.





Performance Date


January 14th, 2017 at the Junior Theater Festival
Cobb Galleria Convention Center in Atlanta, GA






Mary Poppins Jr. Video Excerpt


Performing for an audience of nearly 6,000!






Production Team


Artistic Directors:Tim McDonald, Marty Johnson (iTheatrics)
Music Director:Haden Rider
Choreographer:Carly Berg
Costumes:Kawanna Martin
Props:Deangela Chastain












Cast of Mary Poppins Jr.


Mary:Zoey Hackemer
Bert:Thomas McFerran
Jane:Kailey Souder
Michael:Holden Shanks
Mrs.Banks:Julia Veiga
Mr.Banks:Jordan Garrett
Ms.Corey:Halli Rider
Soloists:Kabir Gandhi, Jared Guerrasio, Bailey MacPherson, Liv Semel
Company:Meg Abrams, Kayna Adams, Ansley Allen, Claire Applegate, Brooke Blackwell, Caroline Bruner, Caroline Cannizarro, Asa Chastain, Jubilee Chastain, Miriam Chastain, Annie Cobb, Brianna Conway, Matthew Conway, Roy Conway, Ashley Cook, Madison Crews, Kristen Dickey, Grace Dorminy, Elizabeth Duetemeyer, Cooper Ellis, Hope Fowler, Jack Goebel, Avery Haddon, Karen Harris, Seth Herron, Griffin Holcomb, Josiah Jackson, Ian Johnson, Njeri Jones, Fallon Keel, Grant Key, Meagan Knaack, Ryan Chloe Kriser, Reagan Lamb, Reece Lamb, Rylee Lamb, Halle MacPherson, Jonathan Marciniak, Seth Martin, Brenna McConnell, Reece Moseley, Caroline Neese, Ashley Neff, Kelly Neighbour, Alex Pearce, Cat Peets, Tori Perez, Emma Pestorius, Cindy Qiu, Killian Shariett, Madison Sturges, Manali Sunkara, Emma Tillirson, Holly Tillirson, Jake Turki, Catie Urquhart, Mackay Vinton, Jackie Wagner








Special Thanks


A Special Thanks To: RMS Drama (Riverwatch Middle School) for additional costumes and chimney sweeps. THANK YOU!!