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 …

Interview: Greg Castiglioni on growing up with the Sherman Brothers in Italy

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As the Love Birds cast prepare to fly the London coop and head to Edinburgh, we catch up with the show’s flamboyant opera-singing macaw Baalthazar (a.k.a. actor Greg Castiglioni).   Tell us more about Baalthazar. What do you like most about him? Baalthazar is a fantastically fun part to play. There aren’t many larger-than-life characters written for male actors, and on …

Stephen Moore: How to cast a company of penguins and parrots

How do you find the perfect penguins for your first musical?

What are the challenges of casting a new musical at the Edinburgh Fringe… when the characters are parrots and penguins … and it’s your first time casting for a musical? Seasoned casting director Stephen Moore explains the process behind finding our fine-feathered Love Birds company. When I was casting at the BBC, a TV script would occasionally require an actor …

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 …