BUMBLESCRATCH has music, lyrics and book by Robert J. Sherman, continuing the enduring legacy of his father and uncle, Robert B. and Richard M. Sherman, a.k.a The Sherman Brothers, the songwriting duo behind childhood classics including Mary Poppins and The Jungle Book. It is directed by Stewart Nicholls, who also collaborated with Robbie Sherman on the critically acclaimed Love Birds and A Spoonful of Sherman.
Robert J. Sherman stems from a long, illustrious line of songwriters spanning more than four generations. At 16 Sherman joined BMI and is an alum of BMI’s Lehman Engel Musical Theatre Workshop. Theatre: Love Birds (Pleasance, Edinburgh), A Spoonful of Sherman (St. James Theatre), Bumblescratch (Network Theatre) and A Christmas Held Captive (Beverly Hills Playhouse). Other credits include: The Adventures of Amazon Jack (Columbia TriStar) and The Magic 7 (Pulse Entertainment). Books: Moose: Chapters From My Life (as Editor). Notable Song: “Disneyana!” (The Official Theme Song of the Disneyana Fan Club), “Mondays” (from Ms: A Song Cycle). Sherman is the CEO/President of Music World LLC and MusicWorld UK and is the trustee of the Robert B. Sherman Family Estate and Archives which includes one half of The Sherman Brothers and Al Sherman estates. Sherman resides in London, England.