A Spoonful of Sherman, the concert show celebrating the music of the Sherman Brothers, will launch a UK tour next month after successful London seasons at Live at Zedel and the St James Theatre (now The Other Palace).
Written by Robert J Sherman and directed and choreographed by Stewart Nicholls, A Spoonful of Sherman on tour will star Sophie-Louise Dann, Glen Facey, Jenna Innes, Mark Read and Ben Stock.
They will perform classic songs written by the Oscar-winning brothers Richard M Sherman and Robert B Sherman, including A Spoonful of Sugar; I Wanna Be Like You; Chitty Chitty Bang Bang; The Wonderful Thing About Tiggers; Jolly Holiday; Chim-Chim-Cher-Ee to name a few.
The first ten tour dates, in February and March, have been confirmed. They are:
- February 14th-17th – Tonbridge, EM Forster Theatre
- February 21st-23rd – Bournemouth Pavilion Theatre
- February 26th-28th – St Helens Theatre Royal
- March 5th-7th – Aberdeen Tivoli Theatre
- March 8th-10th – Inverness Eden Court
- March 12th-14th – Darlington Hippodrome
- March 16th-17th – East Grinstead, Chequer Mead
- March 20th-21st – Guildford, Yvonne Arnaud Theatre
- March 22nd-24th – Windsor Theatre Royal
- March 26th-30th – London Greenwich Theatre
The Sherman Brothers are best known for their numerous motion picture musical songs for films including Mary Poppins, Chitty Chitty Bang Bang, The Jungle Book, Bedknobs & Broomsticks, Charlotte’s Web, and The Aristocats. A Spoonful of Sherman is a show which celebrates the work that they created.