A SPOONFUL of Sherman is the new musical stage show heading to the city this month.

The show featuring the songs of the Oscar-winning brothers, Richard M. Sherman and Robert B. Sherman includes classics from Disney films such as Mary Poppins, Jungle Book and Chitty Chitty Bang Bang – to name a few!

The show is currently on a UK tour to celebrate 100 years of Sherman family history, and lands in to Newport’s Riverfront Theatre on April 22nd to April 24th.

This exhilarating new show stars a wealth of musical talent – the cast are; musician/songwriter MARK READ, member of the smash hit number one boyband A1; Olivier Award nominated SOPHIE-LOUISE DANN whose West End credits include: Celia in The Girls; Bend it Like Beckham Made In Dagenham, Lend Me a Tenor, 42nd Street, and Jolson; recent graduates GLEN FACEY and JENNA INNES; and Musical Director and performer BEN STOCK who has numerous West End credits to his name.

The double Oscar-winning Sherman Brothers - Richard M Sherman & Robert B Sherman - remain one of the most formidable songwriting teams in family entertainment history. From 1964 onwards their unparalleled partnership produced music, songs and scores for dozens of films, particularly many of Disney’s best loved titles including Mary Poppins, Chitty Chitty Bang Bang, The Jungle Book, Bedknobs & Broomsticks, Charlotte’s Web, and The Aristocats. The highly prolific brothers were the sons of the great Al Sherman (1897-1973) who wrote songs for the likes of Frank Sinatra, Ella Fitzgerald and many singers of the golden American Songbook period of the 1930s-1950s.

Robert J Sherman, son of Robert B. Sherman and a successful composer in his own right brings the compelling story of one family’s century-long, award-winning musical journey to UK audiences in 2018. Three generations of Sherman songwriters are brought to life in this delightful show which includes songs from Robert J. Sherman’s own charming musical, Love Birds, which premiered at the Edinburgh Fringe in 2015.

For tickets Box office: 01633 656 677 www.newportlive.co.uk