$40 non-members | $35 seniors and students (with ID) | $30 youths
FREE for children ages 5 and under, Registration Required
Join us in welcoming Gregg and Jeff Sherman, the sons of multiple Academy Award®- and Grammy Award®-winning composers Richard and Robert Sherman, known as the Sherman brothers. Gregg and Jeff will share stories about their fathers’ careers as part of a prolific sibling songwriting team; expand on their own experiences in the entertainment industry; and delve into their process writing, directing, and producing The Boys: The Sherman Brothers’ Story (2009).
Members Only Meet and Greet with Gregg and Jeff Sherman
Sat, Nov 4 | 3:30–5pm | Theater Gallery
Following the conclusion of the program, Growing Up with the Sherman Brothers with Gregg and Jeff Sherman, members are invited to mix and mingle in the Theater Gallery with speakers Gregg and Jeff Sherman and enjoy bubbles to toast the end of the evening. This event will have a limited capacity with a two ticket maximum per membership.
Member tickets for Growing Up Sherman with Sons of the Sherman Brothers Gregg and Jeff Sherman and Members Only Meet and Greet with Gregg and Jeff Sherman are available as follows:
- Walt's Circle Donors: Purchase tickets online beginning Tuesday, October 3 at noon PST by emailing email@example.com.
- Supporter, Founding, and Friend-level members: Purchase tickets online beginning Wednesday, October 4 at noon PST by emailing firstname.lastname@example.org.
- All member levels: Purchase tickets online beginning Thursday, October 5 at noon PST via the Member Portal.
Public tickets for Growing Up Sherman with Sons of the Sherman Brothers Gregg and Jeff Sherman are available online beginning Friday, October 6 at noon PST.
Please note: Tickets for the Members Only Meet and Greet are limited to two tickets per membership household and can only be purchased with a program ticket.
About the Speakers
Gregory V. Sherman
Gregory V. Sherman is an Emmy Award®-winning writer, producer, composer and director. Gregory co-wrote, directed, and produced The Boys: The Sherman Brothers' Story (2009)—Disney’s feature-length documentary on his father and uncle, Academy Award®-winning composers, the Sherman brothers.
In his television career that spans five decades, Sherman has written, composed, and produced over 5,000 hours of television. Sherman's shows include the multiple-time Emmy-winning game shows Win Ben Stein's Money (1997–2003) on Comedy Central, Sports Geniuses (2000) on Fox Sports, Debt (1996–1998) on Lifetime, and The Chair (2002) on ABC. His sitcom credits include Boston Common (1996–1997) on NBC, Billy (1992) on NBC, and Tall Hopes (1993) on CBS.
In 2023, Gregg teamed up with his cousin Jeff Sherman and former president of Walt Disney Music Mitchell Leib to create Sherman Brothers & Sons, a company dedicated to promoting, protecting, and preserving the legacy of the Sherman family. Their first projects for The Walt Disney Studios will air globally on ABC and Disney+ later this year, with two more projects slated for release in 2024.
Sherman holds a bachelor's degree in English from the University of California, Santa Barbara and his proudest accomplishments are his tremendously talented sons, ages 29 and 22.
Since attending U.C. Berkeley and graduating Magna Cum Laude from UCLA Film School, Jeff Sherman has written the features The Soldier (1982) and Up the Creek (1984).
In television, Sherman created, produced, and wrote one of the first Disney Channel series, The Enchanted Musical Playhouse (1984–1985) which featured songs by his father and uncle, the iconic Sherman Brothers. Jeff Sherman has produced and written several network television series including ABC/Touchstone's Boy Meets World (1993–2000) and You Wish (1997–1998), United Paramount Network/Jim Henson's Family Rules (1999) and Buena Vista Productions' Stick With Me, Kid (1995). Sherman has also composed songs and music for The Enchanted Musical Playhouse, Boy Meets World, and the 2019 family feature film 3 Bears Christmas. Sherman’s ABC Family film trilogy Au Pair (1999), Au Pair II (2001), and Au Pair III (2009) are among the highest-rated programs to ever air on the network.
With his cousin Gregg Sherman, Jeff directed and produced the 2009 Walt Disney Pictures’ feature documentary, The Boys: The Sherman Brothers' Story. The theatrical film chronicles the unparalleled careers of the sibling songwriting team while taking an intimate look at the brothers' influences, differences, and little-known family rift. The film premiered at the 2009 San Francisco International Film Festival and was selected for several major international festivals in Glasgow (Scotland), DocEdge (New Zealand), Shaw Festival (Toronto), Newport Beach (USA) and the Annecy International Animated Film Festival (France) the Animac Festival (Spain), the Melbourne International Film Festival (Australia) and the Biografilm Festival (Italy). The Boys: The Sherman Brothers’ Story also screened at numerous Jewish film festivals including Los Angeles, San Diego, Ventura County, Tucson, Las Vegas, and St. Louis. In 2010, The Boys: The Sherman Brothers’ Story was chosen as the opening night screening at the first-ever Disney D23 Expo.
Jeff has released four albums of original musical compositions: Begin Again (2021), Afterglow (2021), Respite (2022), and Wishing Tree (2023). His fifth album Indigenous Souvenirs, is due out December 2023. In 2024, several of Jeff’s original symphonic pieces will be performed live with a full orchestra arranged and conducted by Shawn Degenhart.
Jeff is a proud, vested 40+ year member of the Writers’ Guild of America and Broadcast Music Inc. He lives in Los Angeles with his wife, comedian Wendy Liebman.