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Robert B. Sherman

 
Date of Birth: December 19, 1925 (96)

Birth Place: New York, NY, USA

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[West End, 2021]
Original Music and Lyrics
 
[Los Angeles, 2017]
Music/Lyrics
 
[West End, 2004] [Replacement]
Music/Lyrics[Replacement]

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Robert B. Sherman News

Review: A JOLLY HOLIDAY: CELEBRATING DISNEY'S BROADWAY HITS at Skylight Music Theatre Photo Review: A JOLLY HOLIDAY: CELEBRATING DISNEY'S BROADWAY HITS at Skylight Music Theatre
by Cathy Jakicic - Nov 19, 2022

What did our critic think of REVIEW: A JOLLY HOLIDAY: CELEBRATING DISNEY’S BROADWAY HITS at Skylight Music Theatre? It's like being invited to the best tree-trimming party ever.

Cast Announced for MARY POPPINS at Theatre Under The Stars Photo Cast Announced for MARY POPPINS at Theatre Under The Stars
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Nov 18, 2022

Theatre Under The Stars is introducing the practically perfect cast of Disney‚Äôs and Cameron Mackintosh‚Äôs Mary Poppins. Returning to TUTS in the role of ‚ÄúMary Poppins‚ÄĚ is Olivia Hernandez.

MARY POPPINS Extends For Final Time in Brisbane Photo MARY POPPINS Extends For Final Time in Brisbane
by Stephi Wild - Nov 10, 2022

Brisbane has welcomed Disney and Cameron Mackintosh’s new production of MARY POPPINS. Final tickets have just been released for the strictly limited season now playing at the Lyric Theatre, QPAC, which must close on January 15, 2023 with no possible extensions.

Two Philadelphia Favorites Set To Star in MARY POPPINS Beginning This Month Photo Two Philadelphia Favorites Set To Star in MARY POPPINS Beginning This Month
by Stephi Wild - Nov 2, 2022

Quintessence Theatre Group, Philadelphia's professional classic repertory theatre, continues Season XIII: Celebrating the Extraordinary with P.L. Travers' Mary Poppins.

Kings Theatre Announces CHITTY CHITTY BANG BAND as its Easter Production in 2023 Photo Kings Theatre Announces CHITTY CHITTY BANG BAND as its Easter Production in 2023
by Stephi Wild - Oct 28, 2022

Following on from the overwhelming success and national recognition of 'Titanic the Musical' last year, The Kings have announced that audition applications are now open for the 2023 Easter production of 'Chitty Chitty Bang Bang'.

DISNEY'S WINNIE THE POOH: THE NEW MUSICAL STAGE ADAPTATION to Play Limited Engagement Photo DISNEY'S WINNIE THE POOH: THE NEW MUSICAL STAGE ADAPTATION to Play Limited Engagement in Los Angeles
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Oct 26, 2022

Disney's Winnie the Pooh: The New Musical Stage Adaptation, created and directed by Jonathan Rockefeller, will be make its West Coast debut beginning November 23rd.

Full Cast and Creative Team Announced for A JOLLY HOLIDAY: CELEBRATING DISNEY'S BROAD Photo Full Cast and Creative Team Announced for A JOLLY HOLIDAY: CELEBRATING DISNEY'S BROADWAY HITS
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Oct 25, 2022

Skylight Music Theatre has announced the full cast and creative team for¬†A Jolly Holiday: Celebrating Disney‚Äôs Broadway Hits,¬†running November 18 ‚Äď December 31, 2022.

WINNIE THE POOH: THE MUSICAL Announced At The Lied Center Photo WINNIE THE POOH: THE MUSICAL Announced At The Lied Center
by A.A. Cristi - Sep 29, 2022

The acclaimed, record-breaking run of Disney's Winnie the Pooh: The New Musical Stage Adaptation will be arriving in Lincoln on October 16-17!

DISNEY'S WINNIE THE POOH: THE NEW MUSICAL STAGE ADAPTATION is Coming to Kings Theatre Photo DISNEY'S WINNIE THE POOH: THE NEW MUSICAL STAGE ADAPTATION is Coming to Kings Theatre in March 2023
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Sep 27, 2022

The acclaimed, record-breaking run of Disney's Winnie the Pooh: The New Musical Stage Adaptation, created and directed by Jonathan Rockefeller, will be arriving in Brooklyn on March 19, 2023.

Moonlight Youth Theatre Presents MARY POPPINS Next Month Photo Moonlight Youth Theatre Presents MARY POPPINS Next Month
by Stephi Wild - Sep 16, 2022

When Moonlight Youth Theatre takes the stage of the Moonlight Amphitheatre this October, it will produce one of the region's largest musical theatre events this fall for young performers.

Robert B. Sherman Videos

BWW TV: MARY POPPINS At Drury Lane Theatre Is 'Practically Perfect' Videoplay
BWW 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 Videoplay
BWW 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 Videoplay
BWW 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 Videoplay
VIDEO: 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 Videoplay
VIDEO: 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 Videoplay
Sherman 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.

BWW 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!


Robert B. Sherman Frequently Asked Questions

How many shows has Robert B. Sherman written?
Robert B. Sherman has written 7 shows including Dawgs! (Composer), Busker Alley (Composer/Lyricist), Victory Canteen (Composer/Lyricist), Over Here! (Composer/Lyricist), Chitty Chitty Bang Bang (Composer), Mary Poppins (Composer), Bedknobs and Broomsticks (Original Music & Lyrics).