Alan Menken Newswire

Comprehensive Real-Time News Feed for Alan Menken.

Results 1 - 20 of 457 in Alan Menken

  1. Masque Sound Delivers Sonic Explosion For Tony Award-Winning Musical, NewsiesRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | Live Design Online

    NEWSIES , the new American musical, features a Tony Award-winning score with music by eight-time Academy Award winner Alan Menken and lyrics by Jack Feldman, a book by four-time Tony Award winner Harvey Fierstein and is produced by Disney Theatrical Productions . NEWSIES is directed by Tony nominee Jeff Calhoun and choreographed by Christopher Gattelli, who won a 2012 Tony Award for his work.

    Comment?

  2. Sherman Presents - Christmas Carol'Read the original story

    Monday | The Post-Journal, Jamestown New York

    Sherman Central School presents "A Christmas Carol." This musical is based on the classic tale by Charles Dickens, with music and lyrics by Alan Menken and Lynn Ahrens.

    Comment?

  3. Photo Call: a Fabulous Exclusive First Look at the New National Tour of Sister ActRead the original story

    Monday Oct 20 | Playbill

    ... featured the work of choreographer Anthony Van Laast . Sister Act has a score by Tony and Academy Award winner Alan Menken ( Newsies, Leap of Faith, Beauty and the Beast ) and Glenn Slater ( Leap of Faith, Love Never Dies ). The musical premiered on ...

    Comment?

  4. Disney's Beauty and the Beast to Play Thousand Oaks Civic Arts Plaza, 12/4-7Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday Oct 20 | BroadwayWorld.com

    ... eternity. Disney's BEAUTY AND THE BEAST features the animated film's Academy Award-winning score with music by Alan Menken and lyrics by the late Howard Ashman , with additional songs with music by Alan Menken and lyrics by Tim Rice . The book is ...

    Comment?

  5. Feed me, Seymour! Little Shop of Horrors at Theatre CambrianRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Oct 19 | Northern Life

    The man-eating plant Audrey II takes over Theatre Cambrian until Nov. 1. A deviously delicious Broadway and Hollywood sci-fi smash musical, "Little Shop Of Horrors" has devoured the hearts of theatre-goers for more than 30 years. Howard Ashman and Alan Menken are the creative geniuses behind what has become one of the most popular shows in the world.

    Comment?

  6. Now Playing Onstage in Louisville - Week of 10/19/2014Read the original story

    Sunday Oct 19 | BroadwayWorld.com

    ... name, thanks to a highly successful film version and a score by the songwriting team of Howard Ashman and Alan Menken , who redefined the animated musical film with Disney's The Little Mermaid, Beauty and the Beast and Aladdin. Charming, tuneful and ...

    Comment?

  7. Now Playing Onstage in Salt Lake City - Week of 10/19/2014Read the original story

    Sunday Oct 19 | BroadwayWorld.com

    ... name, thanks to a highly successful film version and a score by the songwriting team of Howard Ashman and Alan Menken , who redefined the animated musical film with Disney's The Little Mermaid, Beauty and the Beast and Aladdin. Charming, tuneful and ...

    Comment?

  8. Now Playing Onstage in South Carolina - Week of 10/19/2014Read the original story

    Sunday Oct 19 | BroadwayWorld.com

    ... name, thanks to a highly successful film version and a score by the songwriting team of Howard Ashman and Alan Menken, who redefined the animated musical film with Disney's The Little Mermaid, Beauty and the Beast and Aladdin. Charming, tuneful and ...

    Comment?

  9. See Little Shop of Horrors at the Harbor Playhouse! Tickets are on sale nowRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Oct 18 | KIII

    See Little Shop of Horrors at the Harbor Playhouse! Catch a weekly performance from now till November 9! See a production on Friday and Saturday nights at 7:30 PM, and Sunday at 2PM! Little Shop of Horrors is a comedy horror rock musical, by composer Alan Menken and writer Howard Ashman, about a hapless florist shop worker who raises a plant that feeds on human blood and flesh. The musical is based on the low-budget 1960 black comedy film The Little Shop of Horrors, directed by Roger Corman.

    Comment?

  10. 'The Little Mermaid'Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Oct 17 | Back Stage

    Casting Equity actor/singers for various principal roles and the ensemble for "The Little Mermaid," with music by Alan Menken, lyrics by Howard Ashman & Glenn Slater, and book by Doug Wright.

    Comment?

  11. Children's Theatre of Cincinnati Presents Disney's Beauty...Read the original story

    Thursday Oct 16 | BroadwayWorld.com

    ... by The Junior League of Cincinnati back in 1924. The show is being directed by Angela Powell Walker. Music by Alan Menken and lyrics by Howard Ashman and Tim Rice . Book by Linda Woolverton . Originally directed by Robert Jess Roth . Originally ...

    Comment?

  12. 'Newsies,' From Flop To Hit, Plays The PalaceRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Oct 16 | CTNow.com

    ... book by Harvey Fierstein ("La Cage Aux Folles," "Kinky Boots") and an expanded score by eight-time Oscar-winner Alan Menken and lyricist Jack Feldman. The new stage show was so well-received during its Paper Mill Playhouse run in New Jersey in late ...

    Comment?

  13. Nazareth Academy to present 'Little Shop of Horrors'Read the original story

    Wednesday Oct 15 | The Doings Weekly

    Nazareth Academy will present "Little Shop of Horrors," a comedy/horror rock musical by Alan Menken and Howard Ashman. It is the story of Seymour Krelbourn, a poor young man working at a run-down flower shop on Skid Row when he encounters a miracle, an alien plant, after a total eclipse of the sun.

    Comment?

  14. Take a leap of faith and head to Castle Hill RSLRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Oct 14 | Hills News

    ... who travels with his ministry but whose bus breaks down in a small Kansas town. The show was composed by Alan Menken, who brought the world the music of Disney's Aladdin , The Little Mermaid and Beauty and the Beast . This year's studio show is The ...

    Comment?

  15. Weekend Poll Top Three: Front Page Story! Fans Crown Newsies' 'King...Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Oct 14 | Broadway

    The sailors of On the Town are back on the Great White Way, and they've got us in a New York state of mind. The Broadway.com office is frequently abuzz with showtunes , so we wanted to know: which Great White Way tune celebrating the Big Apple is your favorite? The votes are in, and here's what you had to say! 1. "King of New York," Newsies - 24% The Act II opener from Alan Menken and Jack Feldman has it all: leaping over chairs, tap-dancing leading ladies and a bunch of lovable wet noodles.

    Comment?

  16. THEATER: "Newsies" @ Proctors, 10/12/14Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Oct 14 | Nippertown!

    ... and dancing is strong throughout, although there seems to be a shortage of memorable songs from the team of Alan Menken and Jack Feldman , resulting in many of them being repeated several times, including the opening "Santa Fe" (Kelly's inexplicable ...

    Comment?

  17. Review: a Newsiesa @ Proctors, Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday Oct 13 | Albany Times Union

    ... continuing fervence eventually convinced Disney to turn it into a stage musical. Multi-Oscar-winning composer Alan Menken and lyricist Jack Feldman wrote six new shows for the Broadway version, and Harvey Fierstein penned a new book that adds an ...

    Comment?

  18. "Fabulous, Baby!" Sister Act Second National Tour Begins TonightRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Oct 13 | Playbill

    ... featured the work of choreographer Anthony Van Laast . Sister Act has a score by Tony and Academy Award winner Alan Menken ( Newsies, Leap of Faith, Beauty and the Beast ) and Glenn Slater ( Leap of Faith, Love Never Dies ). The musical premiered on ...

    Comment?

  19. Blog Post: ALADDIN Breaks New Amsterdam Box Office Record For 2nd TimeRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Oct 12 | Jim Hill Media.com

    ... and the Daily News declares, "Seriously, it's amazing!" features music by Tony Award and eight-time Oscar winner Alan Menken ( Beauty and the Beast, Newsies, Sister Act ), lyrics by two-time Oscar winner Howard Ashman ( Beauty and the Beast , The ...

    Comment?

  20. WOW: From right, Fern Pritchard, George Lyons, Lucy Scott, Clare Phelan, Danielle BrunellRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Oct 13 | Dorsetecho.co.uk

    ... The musical is based on the 1992 hit film starring Whoopi Goldberg, with music by eight -times Oscar winner Alan Menken and lyrics by Glen Slater based on the book by Bill and Cheri Steinkellner. A sparkling tribute to the power of friendship, ...

    Comment?