After a magical opening night performance at ASU Gammage in Tempe on Friday, February 12, cast and crew members from the North American Tour of MARY POPPINS celebrated at a party hosted by California Pizza Kitchen at Tempe Marketplace.
Debuting in the performance that evening were new cast members, Caroline Sheen (Mary Poppins) along with Rachel Izen (Mrs. Brill), Laird Mackintosh (George Banks), Dennis Moench (Robertson Ay) and Blythe Wilson (Winifred Banks).
To commemorate the occasion celebrity cake designer, Adina Schaefer, created an ornate and one-of-kind cake featuring signature elements from MARY POPPINS, including the London skyline, kites and of course, an umbrella. Schaefer, a renowned Arizona baker and Cake Designer at The Ritz Carlton in Phoenix, recently was the winner of the Food Network Challenge, “Cereal Bridges 2.”
PHOTO CAPTION, Pictured Left to Right:
Caroline Sheen (Mary Poppins), Blythe Wilson (Winifred Banks), Laird Mackintosh (George Banks), Dennis Moench (Robertson Ay), Rachel Izen (Mrs. Brill) and Adina Schaefer (Cake Designer) at the opening night party at California Pizza Kitchen in Tempe, AZ.
Mary Poppins photo courtesy of Disney Theatrical Productions.