Helena Blackman and Daniel Boys star alongside Robert J. Sherman in this magical evening of musical theatre cabaret celebrating a century of Sherman song writing.
Following two sold out critically-acclaimed London runs, A Spoonful of Sherman returns for two weeks only to Live at Zédel in the heart of London’s West End. Today casting is announced as Helena Blackman (Titanic, How Do You Solve a Problem Like Maria?) and Daniel Boys (The Boys in the Band, Park Theatre/West End, Spamalot, Avenue Q, Rent). They are joined by Christopher Hamilton on piano.
Robert B. Sherman and Richard M. Sherman aka The Sherman Brothers are the most successful songwriting partnership in the history of Hollywood, composing more movie musical songs and acclaimed film scores than any other writing team. From the Oscar-winning Chim Chim Cher-ee to Supercalifragilisticexpialidocious and Feed the Birds in Mary Poppins to the unforgettable Chitty Chitty Bang Bang, which earned them their third of nine Oscar nominations, their songs have entertained the world for more than 60 years.
Third generation songwriter Robert J. Sherman (Love Birds, Bumblescratch) narrates the story of his musical family. From his Grandfather Tin Pan Alley writer Al Sherman who wrote popular songs for performers as varied as Al Jolson, Frank Sinatra and Billie Holiday and through to the current day with songs from his own fringe hit Love Birds.
A Spoonful of Sherman plays Live At Zedel 7-20 August 2017