Getting the good news that he wasn’t getting fired and had actually made money for the bank in a scene from “Mary Poppins Jr.” was George Banks, played by Landon Priess. Three performances were offered Friday through Sunday in the FHS Auditorium as a culmination of Fredericksburg Independent School District Community Education’s Theatre Arts Camp. Directed by Bob Straus, the musical is based on the stories of P.L. Travers and the Walt Disney film
The son and wife of the chairman of the bank, played by Cash Penick and Katherine Pell, sing “Go Fly A Kite” during Fredericksburg Independent School District Community Education’s Theatre Arts Camp performance of “Mary Poppins Jr.” The production featured 46 local students in grades two through 12.
Chimney Sweeps singing and dancing to “Step in Time” included, from left, Dylan Eggleston, Bryan Finley-James, Mariah Boyd, Sloane Guthrie, Emily Ash-man and Elisabeth Boyd.
Reading a bedtime story to Jane Banks (played by Eleanor Burns) and her brother, Michael Bank (Trip Dickens), was Mary Poppins (Jenna Rickerhauser).
Singing “Supercalifragilisticexpialidocious” were, from left, Eleanor Burns (Jane Banks), Augusta Bolton (dancer and Winifred Banks), Trip Dickens (Michael Banks), Kaitlynn Jones (Mrs. Corry), Bryan Finley-James (Bert) and Taylor Sublett (dancer).