NEWS: A Spoonful of Sherman launches UK tour in February

In Concerts, London theatre, Musicals, News, Press Releases, Regional theatre, Touring by Emma ClarendonLeave a Comment

It has been announced that the new musical stage show A Spoonful of Sherman will be touring the UK in 2018.  The first ten dates on the tour in February and March have been confirmed for the show featuring the songs of the Oscar-winning brothers Richard M. Sherman and Robert B. Sherman. Directed and choreographed by  Stewart… Read More

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FEATURED SHOW: A Spoonful of Sherman at Live at Zedel, ★★★★ reviews are in!

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Have you seen the great reviews for our Featured Show, Sherman Brothers tribute A Spoonful of Sherman? Stewart Nicholls’ production must finish its strictly limited season at renown cabaret venue Live at Zedel this Sunday 20 August 2017? A selection of some of our favourite review quotes – including from Mates Jonathan Baz and Caroline Hanks-Farmer – is gathered below…

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WATCH: Helena Blackman & Daniel Boys in rehearsal for A Spoonful of Sherman

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Helena Blackman and Daniel Boys star alongside Robert J Sherman in the London return of A Spoonful of Sherman, a magical evening of musical theatre cabaret celebrating a century of Sherman family song-writing. The new production runs for two weeks only at Live at Zedel from 7 to 20 August 2017.

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Bumblescratch: The challenges of writing sung-through musicals

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Robert J Sherman is a composer, lyricist and book writer who is proud to carry on the enduring legacy of his father and uncle, Robert B and Richard M Sherman, a.k.a The Sherman Brothers, whose childhood musical classics include Chitty Chitty Bang Bang and Mary Poppins (whose stage versions are both currently revived on tour). Robert J Sherman’s own credits include A Spoonful of Sherman and Love Birds. And, with his latest show, BUMBLESCRATCH, he tackles something that even together his father and uncle never did: the sung-through musical.

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Love Birds: How to cast penguins and parrots in a new musical

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How do you cast a new musical that requires a cast of parrots and penguins? After 14 years of casting films, TV dramas and plays, seasoned casting director Stephen Moore makes his musical theatre casting debut with Love Birds, a family musical by Robert J Sherman (son of Robert B Sherman of the Sherman Brothers fame) which premieres at next month’s Edinburgh Fringe.