Steffanie Leigh's Journey to Mary Poppins on Broadway (Video)

PlayBlog   Steffanie Leigh's Journey to Mary Poppins on Broadway (Video) Steffanie Leigh stepped into the title role of Broadway's Mary Poppins Oct. 11, marking her Broadway debut. After traveling around the world as the practically perfect nanny in the North American tour, she now lands at the New Amsterdam Theatre, succeeding Olivier Award winner Laura Michelle Kelly.

In Mary Poppins, Leigh joins Tony Award nominee Gavin Lee as Bert, Karl Kenzler as George Banks, Megan Osterhaus as Winifred Banks, Valerie Boyle as Mrs. Brill, Ann Arvia as Bird Woman, Andrew Keenan-Bolger as Robertson Ay, Ruth Gottschall as Miss Andrew and Jonathan Freeman as Admiral Boom. Alternating in the role of Jane Banks are Rozi Baker, Brigid Harrington and Kara Oates; alternating in the role of Michael Banks are Lewis Grosso, David Gabriel Lerner and Anthony Scarpone-Lambert.

Here, the new leading lady sits down with co-star Gavin Lee to discuss her journey with the Disney musical and taking on the title role in her Broadway debut.

To watch Leigh's journey to Broadway, look below:

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