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Robert B. Sherman News

Date Of Birth:
December 19, 1925 (88)
Birth Place:
New York, NY, USA
Gender:
Male
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MARY POPPINS Now Available for School and Amateur Licensing Through MTIMARY POPPINS Now Available for School and Amateur Licensing Through MTI
by BWW News Desk - Oct 20, 2014

School and amateur licensing for Disney and Cameron Mackintosh's hit musical MARY POPPINS is now available exclusively through Music Theatre International (MTI). (more...)

Anthony and Joseph Tomaska Acquire 800-Seat Theater in the Wisconsin DellsAnthony and Joseph Tomaska Acquire 800-Seat Theater in the Wisconsin Dells
by BWW News Desk - Oct 3, 2014

Anthony and Joseph Tomaska, long-time producers of one of Chicago's most successful long-running productions (Tony n' Tina's Wedding) and proprietors of the former Chicago Center for the Performing Arts, announce the acquisition of a 800 seat theater in Wisconsin Dells to be named the Palace Theater, 564 Wisconsin Dells Pkwy South. (more...)

TSCHITTI TSCHITTI BÄNG BÄNG ist ab jetzt als Audio CD im Handel erhältlichTSCHITTI TSCHITTI BÄNG BÄNG ist ab jetzt als Audio CD im Handel erhältlich
by Iris Moebius - Sep 22, 2014

In der letzten Spielzeit prasentierte das Munchener Prinzregententheater mit großen Erfolg die kontinentale Erstauffuhrung von Tschitti Tschitti Bang Bang. Ab sofort ist der Soundtrack zum Musical-Highlight als CD im Handel erhaltlich. Zur Wiederaufnahme ab 25. September im Prinzregententheater gibt es die CD mit den Hits der Sherman-Bruder am Zentralen Kartenverkauf der Staatstheater am Marstallplatz 5 und an der Kasse im Prinzregententheater zum Preis von 18,- Euro. Im Anschluss an die Vorstellung am Sonntag, 28. September bietet das Gartnerplatztheater eine Signierstunde mit den Hauptdarstellern der Produktion im Gartensaal des Prinzregententheaters. (more...)

Stages St. Louis Sets 2015 Season: ANYTHING GOES, THE FULL MONTY & MoreStages St. Louis Sets 2015 Season: ANYTHING GOES, THE FULL MONTY & More
by BWW News Desk - Sep 2, 2014

STAGES St. Louis announces its exhilarating 29th season, a celebration of diversity, friendship, and community! The 2015 season launches with the Grammy award-winning sensation SMOKEY JOE'S CAFE, a rousing homage to classic rock 'n' roll, and the celebrated song catalog of Leiber and Stoller. We continue with the tap happy Broadway classic ANYTHING GOES, a chic and sophisticated voyage across the Atlantic featuring the witty and romantic songs of Cole Porter. One of Broadway's recent hits, THE FULL MONTY, caps off the season with its powerful message of family, friendship, and community. The fun begins May 29 and continues through October 4, 2015. In addition, the 2015 season Theatre for Young Audiences production will feature Disney's THE ARISTOCATS, beginning June 17. (more...)

BWW REVIEW: Gail Bennett Leads Ogunquit's MARY POPPINS in the Most Delightful WayBWW REVIEW: Gail Bennett Leads Ogunquit's MARY POPPINS in the Most Delightful Way
by Jan Nargi - Aug 13, 2014

Ogunquit Playhouse in Ogunquit, Maine is on a roll, following its thrilling, record-breaking production of BILLY ELLIOT with another beloved British musical import, Disney and Cameron Mackintosh's MARY POPPINS. Featuring a terrific cast, crisp, thoughtful direction by Shaun Kerrison, and energetic choreography by Lisa Stevens, this MARY POPPINS is - yes, let's just say it and get it over with - practically perfect in every way. (more...)

Walt Disney Records to Release MARY POPPINS Legacy Collection, 8/26Walt Disney Records to Release MARY POPPINS Legacy Collection, 8/26
by Movies News Desk - Aug 1, 2014

BURBANK, Calif., Aug. 1, 2014 /PRNewswire/ Walt Disney Records' newly created line of collectible CDs, Walt Disney Records The Legacy Collection, celebrates the anniversaries of Disney's most cherished and classic films that have been enchanting audiences for generations. (more...)

Photo Flash: First Look - Moonight Stage's MARY POPPINS, Now PlayingPhoto Flash: First Look - Moonight Stage's MARY POPPINS, Now Playing
by BWW News Desk - Jul 17, 2014

Moonlight Stage Productions' 34th summer season is well under way, and Artistic Director Steven Glaudini is proud to present the Southern California Regional Premiere of the smash hit Broadway musical MARY POPPINS, co-created by Disney and Cameron Mackintosh. Performances continue through August 2. Single tickets are priced $15 to $52 and include price levels for student rush, military, senior, and family discounts. To purchase tickets or for more information, call( 760) 724-2110 or visit moonlightstage.com. (more...)

BWW Reviews: MARY POPPINS at The Patchogue TheatreBWW Reviews: MARY POPPINS at The Patchogue Theatre
by Melissa Giordano - Jul 9, 2014

One thing is sure; Mary Poppins remains one of the most popular tales to this day. The iconic story's Tony Award winning musical adaptation is having its Long Island premier at the beautiful Patchogue Theatre running through July 19th. (more...)

Moonlight Stage Presents the Southern California Premiere of Disney's MARY POPPINS, 7/16-8/2Moonlight Stage Presents the Southern California Premiere of Disney's MARY POPPINS, 7/16-8/2
by BWW News Desk - Jun 30, 2014

Moonlight Stage Productions' 34th summer season is well under way, and Artistic Director Steven Glaudini is proud to present the Southern California Regional Premiere of the smash hit Broadway musical MARY POPPINS, co-created by Disney and Cameron Mackintosh. Performances are July 16 to August 2. Single tickets are priced $15 to $52 and include price levels for student rush, military, senior, and family discounts. To purchase tickets or for more information, call (760) 724-2110 or visit moonlightstage.com. (more...)

Fountain Hills Theater Announces 2014-15 SeasonFountain Hills Theater Announces 2014-15 Season
by BWW News Desk - Jun 27, 2014

Fountain Hills Theater is proud to present its 2014-15 seasons for its three venues, Mainstage, Mainstage Too! and Youth Theater. For additional information call Patty Torrilhon at 480-837-9661 or email patty@fhtaz.org. (more...)

BWW Reviews: MARY POPPINS at Hale Centre Theatre West Valley Has a Spoonful of SurprisesBWW Reviews: MARY POPPINS at Hale Centre Theatre West Valley Has a Spoonful of Surprises
by Tyler Hinton - Jun 23, 2014

MARY POPPINS at Hale Centre Theatre in West Valley offers up a spoonful of visual surprises that will delight audiences of all ages. With a spoonful of eye-candy sugar, even cod liver oil can taste like strawberry ice. And this production will more than satisfy anyone with a sweet tooth. (more...)

BWW Review:  CHITTY CHITTY BANG BANG is Truly Scrumptious at The Coterie TheatreBWW Review: CHITTY CHITTY BANG BANG is Truly Scrumptious at The Coterie Theatre
by Steve Wilson - Jun 22, 2014

The world premiere of the Theatre for Young Audiences version of Chitty Chitty Bang Bang opened Friday June 20 at The Coterie Theatre in Crown Center. Ian Fleming the creator of the legendary James Bond spy novels wrote the novel that Roald Dahl adapted. Dahl's adaption became the hit musical MGM motion picture. (more...)

Vereinigte Bühnen Wien präsentieren das Cast für die deutschsprachige Erstaufführung von MARY POPPINSVereinigte Bühnen Wien präsentieren das Cast für die deutschsprachige Erstaufführung von MARY POPPINS
by Iris Moebius - Jun 10, 2014

Das Musical, basierend auf dem Buch von P.L. Travers und einem der beliebtesten Disney-Filme aller Zeiten, mit der wunderbaren Geschichte um die Familie Banks und ihr zauberhaftes Kindermadchen, wird am 1. Oktober 2014 seine Premiere im Ronacher feiern. Die Vereinigten Buhnen Wien freuen sich besonders eine großartige Besetzung fur Wien gefunden zu haben! Allen voran als „Mary Poppins' die bezaubernde Annemieke van Dam, dem osterreichischen Publikum vor allem als „Elisabeth' bereits bestens bekannt. Die Rolle des „Bert' wird von David Boyd verkorpert. Das Ehepaar „George' und „Winifred Banks' sind Reinwald Kranner und Milica Jovanovic (LOVE NEVER DIES, Ronacher), „Miss Andrew' Maaike Schuurmans (DER BESUCH DER ALTEN DAME, Ronacher), „Admiral Boom' Dirk Lohr und „Roberston Ay' Niklas Abel (DER BESUCH DER ALTEN DAME, Ronacher). (more...)

BWW Preview:  CHITTY CHITTY BANG BANG flies into The Coterie Theatre in Kansas CityBWW Preview: CHITTY CHITTY BANG BANG flies into The Coterie Theatre in Kansas City
by Steve Wilson - Jun 7, 2014

Chitty Chitty Bang Bang opens at The Coterie Theatre in Crown Center on June 20, with preview nights on June 17, 18, and 19. The musical based on the MGM motion picture featuring The Sherman Brothers original music from the film receives its Theatre for Young Audiences World Premiere as part of The Coterie's Lab for New Family Musicals. (more...)

CHITTY CHITTY BANG BANG Begins 6/17 at The CoterieCHITTY CHITTY BANG BANG Begins 6/17 at The Coterie
by BWW News Desk - Jun 5, 2014

Everyone's favorite fine, four-fendered friend, Chitty Chitty Bang Bang, lands at The Coterie in Kansas City this summer. Based on the hit MGM motion picture and featuring The Sherman Brothers' original music from the film, Chitty Chitty Bang Bang receives its Theatre for Young Audiences World Premiere as part of The Coterie's Lab for New Family Musicals, directed by Jeff Church, from June 17 - August 3, 2014. (more...)

Photo Coverage: BroadwayWorld.com and Fathom Events Honored at The Theatre Museum Awards - Cocktail PartyPhoto Coverage: BroadwayWorld.com and Fathom Events Honored at The Theatre Museum Awards - Cocktail Party
by Walter McBride - May 28, 2014

The Theatre Museum awarded its 2014 Theatre Museum Awards for Excellence at the Players Club, on Tuesday May 27, 2014. The mission of The Theatre Museum is to preserve, protect, and perpetuate the legacy of the theatre. It is the first and only chartered non profit museum dedicated to the history of Theatre. Since 1995 The Awards for Excellence have recognized individuals and organizations for their contribution to theater arts, education, theater history and preservation. (more...)

'The Showtune Mosh Pit' for May 21st, 2014'The Showtune Mosh Pit' for May 21st, 2014
by Paul W. Thompson - May 21, 2014

The latest in unauthorized gossip and buzz from the heart of Chicago's showtune video bars, and musical theater news from Chicago to Broadway. Our very own Tony Award Viewing Party (you're invited), new takes on 'Hair' and 'Myths And Hymns,' tryouts of 'Amazing Grace' and 'On Your Feet!,' that reading of 'Bedknobs And Broomsticks,' Chicago originals 'Mister Kelly' and 'Caged Dames,' more film news, the Chicago Gay Men's Chorus and more! (more...)

Photo Flash: More Shots from Westchester Broadway Theatre's MARY POPPINSPhoto Flash: More Shots from Westchester Broadway Theatre's MARY POPPINS
by BWW News Desk - May 16, 2014

Westchester Broadway Theatre presents its 40th anniversary production of Disney's and Cameron Mackintosh's MARY POPPINS, a musical based on the stories of P. L. Travers and the Walt Disney Film, featuring original music and lyrics by Richard M. Sherman and Robert B. Sherman, book by Julian Fellowes, new songs and additional music and lyrics by George Stiles and Anthony Drewe, co-created by Cameron Mackintosh. Directed and Choreographed by Richard Stafford, with musical direction by Leo Carusone, the production continues now through July 27, 2014. Scroll down for new production photos from the show! (more...)

FOREVER PLAID, MARY POPPINS and More to Play Beck Center's 2014-15 SeasonFOREVER PLAID, MARY POPPINS and More to Play Beck Center's 2014-15 Season
by BWW News Desk - May 12, 2014

After an acclaimed 80th theater season, Beck Center for the Arts is proud to announce its 2014-2015 professional theater season, seemingly the most eclectic yet. Known for its uniquely diverse theatrical productions, Beck Center's new season includes five musicals, the fourth Baldwin Wallace Musical Theatre collaboration, two locally-produced premieres, one regional premiere, and a Pulitzer Prize-winning drama. (more...)

AMERICAN IDIOT, DOGFIGHT & More Set for Beck Center's 2014-15 Theater SeasonAMERICAN IDIOT, DOGFIGHT & More Set for Beck Center's 2014-15 Theater Season
by BWW News Desk - May 12, 2014

After an acclaimed 80th theater season, Beck Center for the Arts is proud to announce its 2014-2015 professional theater season, seemingly the most eclectic yet. Known for its uniquely diverse theatrical productions, Beck Center's new season includes five musicals, the fourth Baldwin Wallace Musical Theatre collaboration, two locally-produced premieres, one regional premiere, and a Pulitzer Prize-winning drama. (more...)

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