Cast photos from the Highlands Summer Festival 2019 Season

Original Music and Lyrics by
Richard M. Sherman and Robert B. Sherman

Book by
Julian Fellowes

Directed by
Scot Denton

Music Director
Melissa Stephens

Assistant Director & Choreographer
Beth Robertson

New Songs and Additional Music and Lyrics by
George Stiles and Anthony Drewe

Based on the stories of
P.L. Travers
& the Walt Disney film

Originally produced on Broadway by
Cameron Mackintosh
& Disney Theatrical Productions

Co-created by Cameron Mackintosh


Mary Poppins: Cast & crew,  from the left: Emmett Litman, Melissa Stephens, Brenda Eastmure, Dan Smith, Lauren McInnes, Andrew Leis, Heather Smith, Beth Kipping, Saskia Tentrees, Kelsey Crowe, Emily Young, Andrew Case, Paige Hough, Greggory Weatherill, Tate Itani Smith, Carlo Bianchini, Jordy Schell, Paul Vorvis, Beth Robertson, Duncan Evans-Fockler, Kirsten Sixt, Sylvia Perkins, Finnegan Tentrees, Daniel Martens, Amy Leis, Wyatt Hutchings, Curtis Eastmure, Jenny Moffitt, Calvin White, Jennifer Paton & Angus Sullivan. Absent: Director Scot Denton. (Photo by Jack Brezina)

The Players

Bert    Carlo Bianchini
George Banks         Andrew Case
Winnifred Banks      Kelsey Crowe
Jane Banks   Tate Itani Smith
Michael Banks         Duncan Evans-Fockler
Mary Poppins                    Beth Robertson
Mrs. Brill       Sylvia Perkins
Robertson Ay          Daniel Martens
Admiral Boom/Bank Manager       Curtis Eastmure
Miss Lark/Miss Smythe      Saskia Tentrees
Katie Nanna/Ensemble/Lion         Jenny Moffitt
Park Keeper/Northbrook    Paul Vorvis
Policeman/von Hussler      Greggory Weatherill
Neleus/Soldier         Jordy Schell
Ensemble/Valentine/Athena         Amy Leis
Bird Woman  Lauren McInnes
Mrs. Corry    Kirsten Sixt
Miss Andrew/Queen Victoria        Beth Kipping
Ensemble/Jack-in-the-Box Finnegan Tentrees
Ensemble/Diana/Teddy Bear        Emily Young
Ensemble/Aphrodite/Doll    Paige Hough
Ensemble/Adonis/Clown    Wyatt Hutchings
Ensemble/Soldier    Andrew Leis

Production Team

Director        Scot Denton*
Music Director         Melissa Stephens
Assistant Director/Choreographer Beth Robertson
Stage Manager       Heather Smith
Dance Captain        Amy Leis
Set Design    Julia Kim
Lighting Design       Adam Jules
Sound & Lights        Calvin White
Costumes     Melissa Stephens
Props Beth Kipping, Brian Kipping & Melissa Stephens
Set Dressing Melissa Stephens & Beth Kipping
Assistant Stage Manager   Dan Smith
Crew  Emmett Litman & Brenda Eastmure

Special Thanks to:
Corey Agnew, Heather Brezden, Leanne Evans, Amanda Hancox, Sam Itani, Tammy Rea, Allegra Swanson, Brandon Smith & Gregg Weatherill.

*Courtesy of Canadian Actors Equity Association


by
Richard Alfieri

Directed by
Tricia Lackey

Six Dance Lessons in Six Weeks: Cast and Crew: Seated Pru Donaldson and Andrew Bee. Standing, from the left, Amy Leis, Daniel Martens, Calvin White and Charlotte Paton. (Photo by Lorne Campbell)

The Players

Lily Harrison  Pru Donaldson
Michael Minetti        Andrew Bee

 

Production Team

Director        Tricia Lackey
Stage Manager       Charlotte Paton
Choreography         Andrew Bee
Set Design    Sarah Scroggie
Lighting Design       Adam Jules
Sound & Lights        Calvin White
Costumes     Melissa Stephens
Props Beth Kipping, Brian Kipping & Melissa Stephens
Set Dressing Melissa Stephens & Beth Kipping

Special Thanks to Emma Phillips for her design assistance.


By
Norm Foster

Directed by
Myrna McBrien

 

The Ladies Foursome: Cast and Crew, from the left, Anabelle Craig, Calvin White and Charlotte Paton. Standing, Sue Hemstreet, Erin VanderBurgh, Laura Ostler and Myrna Mcbrien.

The Players

Margot          Laura Ostler
Tate        Myrna McBrien
Connie          Sue Hemstreet
Dory      Erin Vanderburgh

 

Production Team

Director        Myrna McBrien*
Associate Director   Scot Denton*
Stage Manager       Anabelle Craig
Set Design    Julia Kim
Lighting Design       Adam Jules
Sound & Lights        Calvin White
Costumes     Melissa Stephens
Props Beth Kipping, Brian Kipping & Melissa Stephens
Set Dressing Melissa Stephens & Beth Kipping

Special thanks to Artistic Producer Scot Denton for his assistance.

*Courtesy of Canadian Actors Equity Association


Written and performed by Brooke Johnson

Directed by Allyson McMackon

Stage Manager Adrian Truss

Floor Designer Lindsay Anne Black

Lighting Designer Glenn Davidson

Brooke Johnson, the writer and performer of Trudeau Stories.


Percussion Quartet

Act I

  • Fra-Fra (Traditional, arr. Nexus/TorQ)
  • El Mosquito Marrón (Adam Campbell)
  • Drumming: Part I (Steve Reich)
  • Jerusalem (Soweto Gospel Choir, arr. Jamie Drake)
  • View From The Island (TorQ)
  • Invisible Cities Mvt. IV: Ersilia (Dinuk Wijeratne)—Intermission—

Act II

  • Bright Side (Ken Shorley)
  • Sleep (Eric Whitacre, arr. Ben Duinker and Daniel Morphy)
  • The Elements Suite: (Richard Burrows and Daniel Morphy)
  1. Fire
  2. Water
  3. Air
  4. Earth

TorQ Percussion Quartet: Adam Campbell, Jamie Drake, Dan Morphy and Richard Burrows.