Richard Eyre directs the new staging with choreography and co-direction by Matthew Bourne. Joining Brown (in the title role) and Lee (as Bert) are Karl Kenzler (Mr. Banks), Megan Osterhaus (Mrs. Banks), Valerie Boyle (Mrs. Brill), Mary Vanarsdel (Bird Woman), Andrew Keenan-Bolger (Robertson Ay), Ellen Harvey (Miss Andrew) and Mike O'Carroll (Admiral Boom). Christopher Flaim and Justin Hall alternate in the role of Michael Banks. Abigail Droeger and Aida Neitenbach alternate in the role of Jane Banks.
The musical features Richard M. Sherman and Robert B. Sherman songs from the film with new songs and additional music and lyrics by George Stiles and Anthony Drewe. Julian Fellowes penned the book.
Here is a look at the national touring company:
Brown and Lee Head Cast of Mary Poppins National Tour
For more information on the tour, visit marypoppins.com.