Transfer? Tour? What’s on the horizon for Love Birds’ tomorrow?

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“Today is Yesterday’s Tomorrow”… as the Robbie Sherman song goes. Four days after the conclusion of this year’s Edinburgh Fringe, the Love Birds‘ set, costumes and all those feathers have been packed up, the production office moved back down to London and our wonderful cast flown on to other jobs. (And, we hope, that all of these insanely talented performers …

The show must go on … even when you’re a penguin down

The barbershop quartet becomes a trio: Rafe Watts, Jonny Purchase and George Knapper

What happens when a barbershop quartet becomes a trio? As the parrots say in Love Birds: “The show must go on … and that means forward.” Saturday’s show had to be cancelled at short notice after Ryan Willis, who plays “Quack Pack” member Pewcey, was struck down overnight with a nasty virus and taken to hospital. Budgets at the Edinburgh …

WATCH: Disneyana’s new theme song, introduced by Robbie Sherman

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As Love Birds heads into the final week of the 2015 Edinburgh Fringe, the video is released for another Robbie Sherman premiere: the new official theme song of the Disneyana Fan Club. The video, recorded in Winter Park, Florida, features the close-harmony singing of the Liberty Voices, led by Tony De Rosa, and a special introduction by Robbie, explaining his …

The Love Birds Cast Recording is officially released – Buy your CD today

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The Original Edinburgh Cast Recording of Love Birds is released today by SimG Records. Edinburgh audiences (who’ve had a sneak peek over the weekend) can purchase CDs after 12.35pm performances until 31 August 2015 at the Pleasance Two, Pleasance Courtyard. You can also ORDER ONLINE NOW HERE. And after you’ve listened to the sample tracks below, we think you’ll want to! The Love …

Get your swag here: Love Birds t-shirts, mugs, caps … and CD!

Raise a mug and lessen your load

Have you seen our new Merchandise shop on the site? We’ve had so much fantastic feedback on our colourful artwork for Love Birds – including from folks on Twitter taking part in our #Birdwatch spotting around town – that we thought you might like to get your hands on it too. Love Birds t-shirts, mugs, caps, hoodies and – ever …

We did it! Today’s Love Birds Thunderclap reached 161,433 people!

We did it! Thanks for making our Thunderclap happen!

Thirty-five minutes before the cast took to the stage for their first performance at The Pleasance Courtyard today, our supporters sent them a thunderous clap of support via our Thunderclap campaign. Across Twitter and Facebook, our mass “Spread words for the birds” message went out simultaneously to 161,433 people thanks to the 108 of you who backed us. (Helping us …

Robert J Sherman pens new ‘Disneyana’ Theme: 7 things you need to know

Disneyana is more than Disney collectables: the non-profit Disneyana Fan Club is dedicated to sharing the rich legacy of Walt Disney

Today sees the release of “Disneyana”, the new official theme song of the Disneyana Fan Club. Here are 7 essential things that you should know about it – have a listen too and watch out in the next few days for the song’s official video… On 16 July 2015, Robert J. Sherman debuted a new song he wrote entitled, “Disneyana!” …

Full cast announced for our world premiere production

John Guerrasio, Greg Castiglioni, Rafe Watts, Jonny Purchase, Ryan Willis, George Knapper, Anna Stolli, Joanna Sawyer and Ruth Betteridge

Robert J Sherman’s new musical Love Birds follows closely in the Oscar-winning footsteps of his father and uncle (a.k.a the Sherman Brothers), who led the way with Mary Poppins. It’s fantastic, feathery, family fun performed by four penguins, four parrots and a real dinosaur… We’ve searched high (but not so low, these are birds, after all) to find a fine-feathered …

A Spoonful of Sherman cast recording released Monday

The official cast recording for A Spoonful of Sherman is released on 13 July 2015 by SimG Records

Love Birds is a brand-new musical, inspired by the Sherman Brothers musical Mary Poppins, written by Robert J Sherman (a.k.a. Robbie) and directed by Stewart Nicholls. But it’s not the first time these two have collaborated on something inspired by the Sherman Brothers. Robbie is the son of the late, legendary lyricist Robert B Sherman, who with his brother Richard wrote …

Shhh…. Sneak peek for Londoners at Lost Theatre

The Lost Theatre in south London

Before the Love Birds fly off to Scotland, they’ll be shaking their tail feathers at London’s Lost Theatre, for two nights only on 28 and 29 July 2015 as part of the venue’s “Edinburgh Pre-Fringe” festival. These London previews are an excellent opportunity to see this major new musical as it first comes to life. A real treat for musical …