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 …

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!” …

Robbie Sherman Explains: How have the flappers flipped?

Is it a flap or a flip?

We all know what flappers are: 1920s girls who love to dance the Charleston, right? But why does Love Birds The Musical have a song about flippers? And what does Disney Mouskateer Annett Funicello have to do with it? Love Birds creator Robbie Sherman (music, lyrics and book) explains: “The Flipper Flap” is one of the many song titles in …

What goes into staging a new musical? Rehearsal Diary Week One

Tap shoes and tins: captured by our Vera, Anna Stolli, in rehearsals

How quickly do you get a new musical off the ground when you have two weeks to rehearse? As the Love Birds company start their second week at the Big Wheel rehearsal space in north London, production assistant Adam Niemann gives a sneak-peek into the action-packed first week. Six days and we are already halfway through the rehearsal process. It’s …

Robbie Sherman Explains: Are the Macaw sisters related … or not?

The Andrews Sisters

In Love Birds The Musical, our trio of sexy singing parrots – Vera, Veronica and Valentine – are sometimes called “The Macaw Sisters”, despite the fact that they’re not actually related. Why? Love Birds creator Robbie Sherman (music, lyrics and book) explains: My father once told the story about when he and my uncle (the Sherman Brothers) first met Walt …

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 …