Off-Broadway Series, Stage

04/11/2019 - 05/05/2019

A Spoonful of Sherman

U.S. Premiere

Featuring the Music & Lyrics of
Richard M. Sherman & Robert B. Sherman
and Al Sherman
and with additional Songs and Book by Robert J. Sherman

Stage Direction by Scott Evan Guggenheim
Musical Direction by Stephen Guggenheim
Choreography by Shannon Guggenheim

Running length: 2 hrs 30 minutes including intermission

Originally produced by and presented by arrangement with United Theatrical & Music World (UK) Ltd
aspoonfulofsherman.co.uk.rights

About

A New Musical for the entire family, with music from Oscar-winning Disney songwriters The Sherman Brothers, Tin Pan Alley songwriter Al Sherman and present day composer Robert J. Sherman. Subtitled “The Songbook of Your Childhood”, A Spoonful of Sherman is a musical revue which celebrates three generations of creator Robert J. Sherman’s songwriting family’s century-long musical journey including repertoire from the Brothers’: “Supercalifragilisticexpialidocious”, “Chim- chim cher-ee”, “Its a Small World (After All)”, “Winnie the Pooh”, “Feed the Birds”, “The Wonderful Thing About Tiggers”, “I Wanna Be Like You” and “Hushabye Mountain”, ending on a rousing rendition of “Let’s Go Fly a Kite!”.

In the early twentieth century, Al Sherman was one of the most sought-after songwriters on New York’s Tin Pan Alley, with songs recorded by Ella Fitzgerald, Billie Holiday, Frank Sinatra, Al Jolson, Bing Crosby, amongst others. Al’s sons, Robert B. and Richard M. Sherman, were the most successful songwriting partnership in the history of Hollywood composing more movie musical songs and acclaimed film scores than any other writing team. Their Oscar-winning songs from films such as Mary Poppins, Chitty Chitty Bang Bang, The Jungle Book, The Aristocats, Winnie The Pooh, and The Slipper and The Rose and more have entertained the world for more than 60 years. And last, we hear some beautiful songs by Robbie Sherman who picked up the baton for the third generation and celebrates his family’s legacy in this show.

“It’s impossible not to be enchanted by A Spoonful of Sherman.”
– The Express

“A show that strings together one joyous hit after another.”
– Clive Davis, The London Times

“Truly scrumptious. The overwhelming power of their music is inescapable.”
– Stage Secrets London

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