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Richard M. Sherman

 
Date of Birth: June 12, 1928 (94)

Birth Place: New York, NY, USA

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Standing ovation for legendary songwriter and honoree, Richard M. Sherman. Photo

Standing ovation for legendary songwriter and honoree, Richard M. Sherman.

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07/01/2016
Richard M. Sherman conducts the LA Lawyers Phil and Legal Voices in the Sherman Broth Photo

Richard M. Sherman conducts the LA Lawyers Phil and Legal Voices in the Sherman Brothers' Its A Small World.

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Legendary songwriter Richard M. Sherman receives the LA Lawyers Philharmonics prestig Photo

Legendary songwriter Richard M. Sherman receives the LA Lawyers Philharmonics prestigious June Lockhart Humanitarian Award (the Junie from Maestro Gary S. Greene and Executive Director Debra Marisa Kaiser.

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Richard M. Sherman (music & lyrics), Bruce Kimmel (creator/director), and Cheryl Baxt Photo

Richard M. Sherman (music & lyrics), Bruce Kimmel (creator/director), and Cheryl Baxter (choreographer), and Robert Yacko (cast member)

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05/14/2016
Richard M. Sherman, Bruce Kimmel, and Cheryl Baxter, and Robert Yacko Photo

Richard M. Sherman, Bruce Kimmel, and Cheryl Baxter, and Robert Yacko

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Stage

Productions

[Los Angeles, 2017]
Music/Lyrics

[West End, 2004] [Replacement]
[Replacement]

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Music/Lyrics[Replacement]

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Original Music & Lyrics
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Richard M. Sherman News

MARY POPPINS Heads to QPAC This October; Check Out All New Footage From the Australia Photo MARY POPPINS Heads to QPAC This October; Check Out All New Footage From the Australian Tour!
by Stephi Wild - Jul 28, 2022

Following its critically acclaimed Sydney season, Disney and Cameron Mackintosh’s MARY POPPINS is set to soar into  Brisbane’s Lyric Theatre, QPAC this October. Check out all new footage here!

Disney's Winnie the Pooh: The New Musical Stage Adaptation Announces Three New Summer Photo Disney's Winnie the Pooh: The New Musical Stage Adaptation Announces Three New Summer Events
by Grace Cutler - Jul 7, 2022

The acclaimed, record-breaking run of Disney's Winnie the Pooh: The New Musical Stage Adaptation, created and directed by Jonathan Rockefeller, announced today three new summer events for audiences of all ages: a sensory friendly performance, nostalgia nights, and themed Hunny Hunt dessert partners throughout the city.

Regional Premiere of THE SECRET OF MY SUCCESS Added to Theatre Under the Stars 2022/2 Photo Regional Premiere of THE SECRET OF MY SUCCESS Added to Theatre Under the Stars 2022/23 Season
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jul 6, 2022

Today, Theatre Under The Stars announced changes to its upcoming 2022/23 Season including the addition of a brand new show. TUTS will be producing the regional premiere of The Secret of My Success. Based on the hit 1980s film that starred Michael J. Fox.

Photos: First Look at Louis Gaunt in MARY POPPINS Photo Photos: First Look at Louis Gaunt in MARY POPPINS
by Stephi Wild - Jul 6, 2022

All new photos have been released from the West End production of Mary Poppins, as Louis Gaunt takes over the role of Bert. Gaunt replaces Charlie Stemp whilst he performs as Bobby in the Chichester Festival Theatre production of Crazy for You this summer. 

MARY POPPINS Extends on the West End and Will Close 8 January 2023 Photo MARY POPPINS Extends on the West End and Will Close 8 January 2023
by Stephi Wild - Jul 1, 2022

The final extension has been announced for the West End run of the Olivier Award-winning Mary Poppins which will celebrate its final West End performance at the Prince Edward Theatre on 8 January 2023. 

Photos: First Look at Louis Gaunt as Bert in MARY POPPINS Photo Photos: First Look at Louis Gaunt as Bert in MARY POPPINS
by Stephi Wild - Jun 22, 2022

Beginning tonight (22 June 2022) Louis Gaunt joins the cast of Mary Poppins to play the iconic role of Bert, replacing Charlie Stemp whilst he performs as Bobby in the Chichester Festival Theatre production of Crazy for You this summer.  

DISNEY'S WINNIE THE POOH: THE NEW MUSICAL STAGE ADAPTATION Announces National Tour Photo DISNEY'S WINNIE THE POOH: THE NEW MUSICAL STAGE ADAPTATION Announces National Tour
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jun 17, 2022

Disney's Winnie the Pooh: The New Musical Stage Adaptation will embark on a national tour this fall. Performances begin September 16, 2022, in Irving, Texas at Irving Arts Center, and will crisscross the U.S. - see the full tour schedule. 

HAMILTON and MARY POPPINS Extend Booking to December 2022 Photo HAMILTON and MARY POPPINS Extend Booking to December 2022
by Stephi Wild - Jun 15, 2022

Today (15 June 2022) Cameron Mackintosh Limited announce their West End productions of Hamilton and Mary Poppins are extending their booking periods to December 2022. 

Music Theatre International Celebrates 70 Years Photo Music Theatre International Celebrates 70 Years
by Nicole Rosky - Jun 2, 2022

Theatrical licensor Music Theatre International (MTI)¬†announced the celebration of its 70th anniversary. Officially recognized on May 29th, the date former New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg declared ‚ÄúMusic Theatre International Day‚ÄĚ in 2012, MTI is celebrating this milestone throughout the next year by showcasing the incredible talents of theatrical organizations around the world.

Photos: First Look at MARY POPPINS at the Sydney Lyric Theatre Photo Photos: First Look at MARY POPPINS at the Sydney Lyric Theatre
by Stephi Wild - May 25, 2022

Following a run of preview performances, the Australian company of MARY POPPINS will open at the Sydney Lyric Theatre on Thursday 26 May. View photos from the production here.

Richard M. Sherman Videos

VIDEO: Watch Patti LuPone, Zachary Levi, Anika Noni Rose and More in SOUNDTRACK OF OU VideoVIDEO: Watch Patti LuPone, Zachary Levi, Anika Noni Rose and More in SOUNDTRACK OF OUR LIVES Benefit
by Stage Tube - Jul 1, 2020

Members of the Film & TV Music community, made up of composers, songwriters, music editors, music supervisors, studio executives and more, contributed their talents to SOUNDTRACK OF OUR LIVES: A CELEBRATION FOR THE FILM & TV MUSIC COMMUNITY, an online benefit event for MusiCares¬ģ COVID-19 Relief Fund.¬†

BWW TV: MARY POPPINS At Drury Lane Theatre Is 'Practically Perfect' VideoBWW TV: MARY POPPINS At Drury Lane Theatre Is 'Practically Perfect'
by BroadwayWorld TV - Nov 22, 2019

It's a jolly holiday with...' Drury Lane Theatre's production of Disney and Cameron Mackintosh's Mary Poppins. Based on the stories of P.L. Travers and the beloved Walt Disney film and co-created by Cameron Mackintosh, this 'practically perfect' musical includes a book by Julian Fellowes, original music and lyrics by Richard M. Sherman and Robert B. Sherman, and new songs and additional music and lyrics by George Stiles and Anthony Drewe. Marcia Milgrom Dodge returns to Drury Lane to direct and choreograph this 'supercalifragilisticexpialidocious' production.Celebrate the magic with the whole family this holiday season; Disney and Cameron Mackintosh's Mary Poppins runs through January 19, 2020, at Drury Lane Theatre, 100 Drury Lane in Oakbrook Terrace.

BWW TV: Get A Peek At 'Step In Time' From MARY POPPINS At Drury Lane Theatre VideoBWW TV: Get A Peek At 'Step In Time' From MARY POPPINS At Drury Lane Theatre
by BroadwayWorld TV - Nov 22, 2019

It's a jolly holiday with...' Drury Lane Theatre's production of Disney and Cameron Mackintosh's Mary Poppins. Based on the stories of P.L. Travers and the beloved Walt Disney film and co-created by Cameron Mackintosh, this 'practically perfect' musical includes a book by Julian Fellowes, original music and lyrics by Richard M. Sherman and Robert B. Sherman, and new songs and additional music and lyrics by George Stiles and Anthony Drewe. Marcia Milgrom Dodge returns to Drury Lane to direct and choreograph this 'supercalifragilisticexpialidocious' production.Celebrate the magic with the whole family this holiday season; Disney and Cameron Mackintosh's Mary Poppins runs through January 19, 2020, at Drury Lane Theatre, 100 Drury Lane in Oakbrook Terrace.

BWW TV: See Highlights From MARY POPPINS At Drury Lane Theatre VideoBWW TV: See Highlights From MARY POPPINS At Drury Lane Theatre
by BroadwayWorld TV - Nov 22, 2019

It's a jolly holiday with...' Drury Lane Theatre's production of Disney and Cameron Mackintosh's Mary Poppins. Based on the stories of P.L. Travers and the beloved Walt Disney film and co-created by Cameron Mackintosh, this 'practically perfect' musical includes a book by Julian Fellowes, original music and lyrics by Richard M. Sherman and Robert B. Sherman, and new songs and additional music and lyrics by George Stiles and Anthony Drewe.

VIDEO: First Look At Stages Theatre's Disney And Cameron Mackintosh's MARY POPPINS JR VideoVIDEO: First Look At Stages Theatre's Disney And Cameron Mackintosh's MARY POPPINS JR.
by BWW News Desk - Dec 27, 2018

Mary Poppins is set to fly over the rooftops of London and onto the stage at Stages Theatre Company this holiday season! Disney and Cameron Mackintosh's Mary Poppins JR., based on the classic P.L. Travers stories and the Walt Disney film, is playing at Stages Theatre from November 16 through December 27, 2018.

VIDEO: First Look At Stages Theatre's Disney And Cameron Mackintosh's MARY POPPINS JR VideoVIDEO: First Look At Stages Theatre's Disney And Cameron Mackintosh's MARY POPPINS JR.
by Stephi Wild - Nov 16, 2018

Mary Poppins is set to fly over the rooftops of London and onto the stage at Stages Theatre Company this holiday season! Disney and Cameron Mackintosh's Mary Poppins JR., based on the classic P.L. Travers stories and the Walt Disney film, is playing at Stages Theatre from November 16 through December 27, 2018.

Sherman Brothers Revue Returns to London for Two Weeks Only- Listen to a Track from t VideoSherman Brothers Revue Returns to London for Two Weeks Only- Listen to a Track from the Album!
by BroadwayWorld TV - Jul 28, 2017

Following two sell-out runs A Spoonful of Sherman comes to Live at Zedel for two weeks only.

VIDEO: Get A First Look At MARY POPPINS At Paper Mill Playhouse
by BroadwayWorld TV - May 25, 2017

BroadwayWorld has a first look at Paper Mill Playhouse's MARY POPPINS! Check out the video below! Paper Mill Playhouse, recipient of the 2016 Regional Theatre Tony Award, presents the hit Broadway musical Mary Poppins based on the stories of P.L. Travers and the Walt Disney Film with original music and lyrics by Richard M. Sherman and Robert B. Sherman, book by Julian Fellowes, new songs and additional music and lyrics byGeorge Stiles and Anthony Drewe, and co-created by Cameron Mackintosh. Bank of America is the Major Sponsor of Mary Poppins.

BWW TV: Step in Time with the Cast of Paper Mill Playhouse's MARY POPPINS!
by BroadwayWorld TV - May 18, 2017

Paper Mill Playhouse, recipient of the 2016 Regional Theatre Tony Award, will present the hit Broadway musical Mary Poppins based on the stories of P.L. Travers and the Walt Disney Film with 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, and co-created by Cameron Mackintosh. Bank of America is the Major Sponsor of Mary Poppins.

STAGE 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.


Richard M. Sherman Frequently Asked Questions

How many shows has Richard M. Sherman written?
Richard M. Sherman has written 8 shows including Dawgs! (Composer), Busker Alley (Composer/Lyricist), Victory Canteen (Composer/Lyricist), Over Here! (Composer/Lyricist), Charlie Sent Me! (Composer/Lyricist), Chitty Chitty Bang Bang (Composer), Mary Poppins (Composer), Bedknobs and Broomsticks (Original Music & Lyrics).