The play, Mary Poppins, was put on by the Paoli Drama Department and directed by English teacher, Mrs. Wishart. It was shown in the Paoli Auditorium on Dec 1st through the 3rd. The main characters; Mary Poppins who was played by Angel Pierce, Michael Banks- Grayson McGowen, Jane Banks- Jillian Keen, Bert- Keegan Anderson, and Mr. Banks-Chase Meehan. They all said that they had very good shows, and they were very happy with the turnout that they had on all of the days. All of them said that they had all lot to prepare for; Keegan had to perfect Bert's accents, Angel had to research Mary Poppins and learn a bunch about her to be able to play the part, Jillian ran through her parts with her friends and family and she listened to all of the songs she had to prepare for, and Grayson ran over her lines with Jillian who played Michael's sister, Jane.
From left to right, Mr. Banks played by Chase Meehan, Mrs. Banks- Livi Sullivan, Jan Banks- Jillian Keen, and Michael Banks- Grayson McGowen. In this picture, Jane and Michael are reading their letter that they wrote to the nanny that they say they want.
In this photo, they are out in the town and they are seeing all the towns people walking by. "" said Grayson McGowen, who played Michael Banks.