PHOTO CALL: Gavin Lee Returns to Broadway Cast of Mary Poppins

News   PHOTO CALL: Gavin Lee Returns to Broadway Cast of Mary Poppins
Gavin Lee, who created the role of Bert in both the London and New York companies of Mary Poppins, returned to that role on Broadway Aug. 24 at the New Amsterdam Theatre.

Lee's return reunited him with his original London co-star, Laura Michelle Kelly, who is currently starring in the title role of the Broadway production.

The Broadway cast also features Karl Kenzler as George Banks, Megan Osterhaus as Winifred Banks, Valerie Boyle as Mrs. Brill, Ann Arvia as Bird Woman, Mark Price as Robertson Ay, Ruth Gottschall as Miss Andrew and Jonathan Freeman as Admiral Boom. Alternating in the role of Jane Banks are Catherine Missal, Rachel Resheff and Rozi Baker; alternating in the role of Michael Banks are Christopher Flaim, David Gabriel Lerner and Ethan Haberfield.

Richard Eyre directed Mary Poppins, which features choreography and co-direction by Matthew Bourne and boasts original songs from the film — with music and lyrics by Richard M. Sherman and Robert B. Sherman — as well as new songs and additional music and lyrics by George Stiles and Anthony Drewe. Julian Fellowes wrote the book.

Here is a look at Lee’s opening night:

For tickets visit DisneyonBroawday. The New Amsterdam is located at 214 West 42nd Street.

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