Robert B. Sherman News

 

Robert B. Sherman News

Date of Birth: December 19, 1925 (91)
Birth Place: New York, NY, USA
Gender: Male
WONDERLAND Gets a Rock & Roll Makeover at ATC Kids This MarchWONDERLAND Gets a Rock & Roll Makeover at ATC Kids This March
by BroadwayWorld JR - Feb 16, 2017

The Atlantic for Kids 2016/2017 Season will resume Saturday, March 4 with the family rock concert meets live theater adventure Wonderland: Alice's Rock & Roll Adventure, a New York premiere musical based on Lewis Carroll's beloved Alice and Wonderland tales, featuring book and lyrics by Rachel Rockwell, music and lyrics by Michael Mahler, and direction by Marshall Pailet. (more...)

BWW Interview: Composer and Lyricist Robert J Sherman Talks BUMBLESCRATCHBWW Interview: Composer and Lyricist Robert J Sherman Talks BUMBLESCRATCH
by Marianka Swain - Feb 16, 2017

Composer and lyricist Robert J Sherman's work includes musicals Love Birds and Bumblescratch. The latter, set during the Great Plague and Great Fire of London and told from a perspective of a plague rat, received a gala concert presentation last year at the Adelphi Theatre starring Darren Day, Jessica Martin and Michael Xavier. The cast recording is now available on CD from SimG Records. (more...)

CINDERELLA, MADAGASCAR, and More Head Up Children's Theatre of Cincinnati's Upcoming SeasonCINDERELLA, MADAGASCAR, and More Head Up Children's Theatre of Cincinnati's Upcoming Season
by BWW News Desk - Feb 11, 2017

The Children's Theatre of Cincinnati's 93rd season will be one to remember, as TCT brings Tri-state families six fantastical productions they won't soon forget. At the Taft Theatre, a boy that won't grow up, a princess in glass slippers, a band of animal friends and a magical nanny will all prove that dreams really do come true if you make a wish and believe in yourself.  (more...)

Photo Flash: First Look at International Tour of MARY POPPINSPhoto Flash: First Look at International Tour of MARY POPPINS
by BWW News Desk - Jan 31, 2017

Disney and Cameron Mackintosh announce casting for the 2017 performances of the international tour of their multi award-winning musical MARY POPPINS, which will play in Switzerland and Dubai in 2017. Following the current highly acclaimed run of the production at the Wales Millennium Centre in Cardiff, the new cast of MARY POPPINS will open at the Theater 11 in Zurich, Switzerland on Wednesday 1 February 2017 with performances until Sunday 19 March 2017. The production will then run at Dubai Opera in Dubai, UAE from Monday 1 May 2017 until Wednesday 18 May 2017. (more...)

STAGE TUBE: Sneak Peek at International Tour of MARY POPPINS - Coming to Switzerland, Feb. 1STAGE TUBE: Sneak Peek at International Tour of MARY POPPINS - Coming to Switzerland, Feb. 1
by Stage Tube - Jan 31, 2017

Disney and Cameron Mackintosh announce casting for the 2017 performances of the international tour of their multi award-winning musical MARY POPPINS, which will play in Switzerland and Dubai in 2017. Following the current highly acclaimed run of the production at the Wales Millennium Centre in Cardiff, the new cast of MARY POPPINS will open at the Theater 11 in Zurich, Switzerland on Wednesday 1 February 2017 with performances until Sunday 19 March 2017. The production will then run at Dubai Opera in Dubai, UAE from Monday 1 May 2017 until Wednesday 18 May 2017. (more...)

Flat Stanley, Mary Poppins and More Set for young company's Winter Festival at Stoneham TheatreFlat Stanley, Mary Poppins and More Set for young company's Winter Festival at Stoneham Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Jan 23, 2017

the young company Winter Festival includes four fully-staged productions: family-friendly The Musical Adventures of Flat Stanley Junior takes us on an incredible adventure all across the globe, while The Emperor's New Clothes teaches us to open our eyes to what's right in front of us! Mary Poppins uses magic, common sense, and a spoonful of sugar to teach the entire Banks family to value one another. Lastly, the dark and edgy Sweeney Todd shows us just how far some will go for those they love. (more...)

Cast Announced for MARY POPPINS in Zurich and DubaiCast Announced for MARY POPPINS in Zurich and Dubai
by BWW News Desk - Dec 22, 2016

Disney and Cameron Mackintosh are delighted to announce casting for the 2017 performances of the international tour of their multi award-winning musical MARY POPPINS, which will play in Switzerland and Dubai in 2017. (more...)

BWW Exclusive: Robert J. Sherman Tells His Father's Tale in Excerpt from MOOSE: CHAPTERS FROM MY LIFEBWW Exclusive: Robert J. Sherman Tells His Father's Tale in Excerpt from MOOSE: CHAPTERS FROM MY LIFE
by BroadwayWorld TV - Dec 21, 2016

Below, BroadwayWorld is excited to bring you an exclusive clip from the audiobook (read by Sherman's son, Robert J. Sherman). Listen along below and click here to purchase the audiobook today! (more...)

MARY POPPINS, HAIR, DRACULA and More Set for Mercury Theater Chicago's 2017 SeasonMARY POPPINS, HAIR, DRACULA and More Set for Mercury Theater Chicago's 2017 Season
by BWW News Desk - Dec 19, 2016

Mercury Theater Chicago, 3745 N. Southport Avenue, promises a season filled with laughter, love and entertainment. (more...)

Give the Gift of Broadway This Holiday Season with BroadwayWorld's 2016 Holiday Gift Guide!Give the Gift of Broadway This Holiday Season with BroadwayWorld's 2016 Holiday Gift Guide!
by BWW News Desk - Dec 16, 2016

Need some last minute gift ideas for the Broadway lover in your life? Fear not! There may be only a few short weeks left before the holidays, but we've got plenty of ideas to add to your shopping list! (more...)

BWW Review: MARY POPPINS Soars at Syracuse StageBWW Review: MARY POPPINS Soars at Syracuse Stage
by Natasha Ashley - Dec 4, 2016

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BWW Review: A Practically Perfect MARY POPPINS At The EngemanBWW Review: A Practically Perfect MARY POPPINS At The Engeman
by Melissa Giordano - Nov 30, 2016

Having a long run on Broadway from 2007 to 2013, it is safe to day that any incarnation of Mary Poppins will not disappoint even the most devoted fans. One thing is sure; this still remains one of the most popular tales to this day as confirmed by the enthusiastic, nearly sold out audience at the John W. Engeman Theatre in Northport. The iconic story's musical adaptation, now playing through January 1st at the gorgeous Long Island venue, features an exceptional and spirited cast. (more...)

Players Club of Swarthmore Presents MARY POPPINS 12/2-12/17Players Club of Swarthmore Presents MARY POPPINS 12/2-12/17
by BWW News Desk - Nov 28, 2016

The Players Club of Swarthmore presents the magical high-flying family musical Mary Poppins Dec. 2-17, for ten performances at 614 Fairview Ave. in Swarthmore.  Directed by Brian Walsh, the show is perfect for the holiday season.  It includes music direction by Emily Szal, choreography by Emily Aaron Fishman and Katie Sienkiewicz , book by Julian Fellowes; music by Robert B. Sherman, Richard M. Sherman and George Stiles; and lyrics by Robert B. Sherman, Richard M. Sherman, and Anthony Drewe.  Buy tickets online at www.pcstheater.org (more...)

MARY POPPINS at Olney Theatre Center is Practically Perfect in Every WayMARY POPPINS at Olney Theatre Center is Practically Perfect in Every Way
by Charles Shubow - Nov 17, 2016

A superb cast, great voices, clever choreography, and magic combine to make a great night at the theater for the whole family. (more...)

Photo Flash: Sneak Peek at CHITTY CHITTY BANG BANG on Tour; New Stars Set for Run at The Bristol HippodromePhoto Flash: Sneak Peek at CHITTY CHITTY BANG BANG on Tour; New Stars Set for Run at The Bristol Hippodrome
by BWW News Desk - Nov 9, 2016

Music & Lyrics and West Yorkshire Playhouse have announced that Charlotte Wakefield in the role of Truly Scrumptious and Jos Vantyler in the role of the Childcatcher in the much-loved Sherman Brothers musical CHITTY CHITTY BANG BANG. The production will play The Bristol Hippodrome Wednesday 25th January - Saturday 4th February 2017. Scroll down for a sneak peek! (more...)

It's a Jolly Holiday with MARY POPPINS at Syracuse StageIt's a Jolly Holiday with MARY POPPINS at Syracuse Stage
by BWW News Desk - Nov 8, 2016

Magic and family fun ring in the holiday season as Syracuse Stage presents the classic musical Mary Poppins, Nov. 26 to Jan. 8 at the Archbold Theatre in the Syracuse Stage/SU Drama Complex at 820 E. Genesee St. (more...)

Now Playing Onstage in Baltimore - Week of 11/06/2016Now Playing Onstage in Baltimore - Week of 11/06/2016
by BWW - Nov 6, 2016

Upcoming Shows - Week of 11/06/2016 for Baltimore (more...)

Now Playing Onstage in Baltimore - Week of 10/30/2016Now Playing Onstage in Baltimore - Week of 10/30/2016
by BWW - Oct 30, 2016

Upcoming Shows - Week of 10/30/2016 for Baltimore (more...)

Lineage Dance Co. and Los Angeles Children's Chorus Mark First Collaboration with Free PerformanceLineage Dance Co. and Los Angeles Children's Chorus Mark First Collaboration with Free Performance
by BWW News Desk - Oct 5, 2016

Los Angeles Children's Chorus Young Men's Ensemble (YME) and Lineage Dance Company, in their first-ever interdisciplinary collaboration, present four free performances as part of Pasadena ArtNight on Friday, October 21, 2016, 6 pm to 10 pm, with performances beginning on the hour, at Lineage Performing Arts Center.   (more...)

NINE, MAJOR BARBARA, Kurt Weill Show and More Set for SU Drama's 2016-17 SeasonNINE, MAJOR BARBARA, Kurt Weill Show and More Set for SU Drama's 2016-17 Season
by BWW News Desk - Sep 30, 2016

The Syracuse University Department of Drama packs three musicals, a wild comedy, a classic Shaw, and a never-before-produced contemporary comedy into a season full of surprises and infrequently performed theatrical gems. Beginning with the musical Nine, the 2016/2017 season includes Laura and the Sea, Disney and Cameron Mackintosh's Mary Poppins (co-produced with Syracuse Stage), The King Stag, Major Barbara, and From Berlin to Broadway With Kurt Weill: A Musical Voyage.  (more...)

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