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Reality TV World
The Almanac for July 22, the 203rd day of 2017Glover in 1946 (age 71); comedian/actor Albert Brooks in 1947 (age 70); musicia
Reality TV World / Posted 4 days ago
Glover in 1946 (age 71); comedian/actor Albert Brooks in 1947 (age 70); musician Don Henley in 1947 (age 70); composer Alan Menken in 1949 (age 68); actor Willem Dafoe in 1955 (age 62); R&B singer Keith Sweat in 1961 (age 56); comedian John... Read more
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Reality TV World
Famous birthdays for July 22: Selena Gomez, Prince George, John Leguizamo, David Spade, Keegan Allenin 1934 (age 83) -- Actor/singer Bobby Sherman in 1943 (age 74) -- Musician D
Reality TV World / Posted 4 days ago
in 1934 (age 83) -- Actor/singer Bobby Sherman in 1943 (age 74) -- Musician Don Henley in 1947 (age 70) -- Composer Alan Menken in 1949 (age 68) -- R&B singer Keith Sweat in 1961 (age 56) -- Actor Colin Ferguson in 1972 (age 45) -- Actor... Read more
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Reality TV World
Famous birthdays for July 22: Selena Gomez, Prince Georgein 1934 (age 83) -- Actor/singer Bobby Sherman in 1943 (age 74) -- Musician D
Reality TV World / Posted 4 days ago
in 1934 (age 83) -- Actor/singer Bobby Sherman in 1943 (age 74) -- Musician Don Henley in 1947 (age 70) -- Composer Alan Menken in 1949 (age 68) -- R&B singer Keith Sweat in 1961 (age 56) -- Actor Colin Ferguson in 1972 (age 45) -- Actor... Read more
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The Champaign News-Gazette
This day in history, July 22, 2017Singer Mireille Mathieu is 71. Actor-comedian-director Albert Brooks is 70. Roc
The Champaign News-Gazette / Posted 4 days ago
Singer Mireille Mathieu is 71. Actor-comedian-director Albert Brooks is 70. Rock singer Don Henley is 70. Movie composer Alan Menken is 68. Singer-actress Lonette McKee is 64. Jazz musician Al Di Meola is 63. Actor Willem Dafoe is 62.... Read more
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KESQ Palm Springs
July 22were recovered unharmed after travelling to a maximum altitude of nearly 70 mil
KESQ Palm Springs / Posted 4 days ago
were recovered unharmed after travelling to a maximum altitude of nearly 70 miles. [ + - ] 1949: Pianist and composer Alan Menken, best known for his Oscar-winning scores and songs for Walt Disney films, is born in New Rochelle, New York.... Read more
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KEYT 3 Santa Barbara
July 22were recovered unharmed after travelling to a maximum altitude of nearly 70 mil
KEYT 3 Santa Barbara / Posted 4 days ago
were recovered unharmed after travelling to a maximum altitude of nearly 70 miles. [ + - ] 1949: Pianist and composer Alan Menken, best known for his Oscar-winning scores and songs for Walt Disney films, is born in New Rochelle, New York.... Read more
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WFMZ Eastern Pennsylvania and Western New Jersey
July 22were recovered unharmed after travelling to a maximum altitude of nearly 70 mil
WFMZ Eastern Pennsylvania and Western New Jersey / Posted 4 days ago
were recovered unharmed after travelling to a maximum altitude of nearly 70 miles. [ + - ] 1949: Pianist and composer Alan Menken, best known for his Oscar-winning scores and songs for Walt Disney films, is born in New Rochelle, New York.... Read more
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KRDO Colorado Springs
July 22were recovered unharmed after travelling to a maximum altitude of nearly 70 mil
KRDO Colorado Springs / Posted 4 days ago
were recovered unharmed after travelling to a maximum altitude of nearly 70 miles. [ + - ] 1949: Pianist and composer Alan Menken, best known for his Oscar-winning scores and songs for Walt Disney films, is born in New Rochelle, New York.... Read more
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News Channel 12 New Bern
July 22were recovered unharmed after travelling to a maximum altitude of nearly 70 mil
News Channel 12 New Bern / Posted 4 days ago
were recovered unharmed after travelling to a maximum altitude of nearly 70 miles. [ + - ] 1949: Pianist and composer Alan Menken, best known for his Oscar-winning scores and songs for Walt Disney films, is born in New Rochelle, New York.... Read more
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Royal Oak Daily Tribune
JULY 22Singer Mireille Mathieu is 71. Actor-comedian-director Albert Brooks is 70. Roc
Royal Oak Daily Tribune / Posted 4 days ago
Singer Mireille Mathieu is 71. Actor-comedian-director Albert Brooks is 70. Rock singer Don Henley is 70. Movie composer Alan Menken is 68. Singer-actress Lonette McKee is 64. Jazz musician Al Di Meola is 63. Actor Willem Dafoe is 62.... Read more
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Boston Globe
This day in historyPaul Schrader is 71. Actor Danny Glover is 71. Singer Mireille Mathieu is 71. R
Boston Globe / Posted 4 days ago
Paul Schrader is 71. Actor Danny Glover is 71. Singer Mireille Mathieu is 71. Rock singer Don Henley is 70. Movie composer Alan Menken is 68. Singer-actress Lonette McKee is 64. Jazz musician Al Di Meola is 63. Actor Willem Dafoe is 62. Folk singer... Read more
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Dayton Daily News
Magical ‘Beauty and the Beast’ at La ComediaCONTRIBUTED PHOTO The tale as old as time returns to our area once more as La
Dayton Daily News / Posted 4 days ago
CONTRIBUTED PHOTO The tale as old as time returns to our area once more as La Comedia Dinner Theatre presents composer Alan Menken, lyricist Howard Ashman, lyricist Tim Rice, and librettist Linda Woolverton’s 1994 Tony Award-winning musical... Read more
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Inquirier.net
Forget the story –‘Newsies’ is superb acrobatic pageantrybook is so bloated, it would float straight to the stratosphere were it made o
Inquirier.net / Posted 5 days ago
book is so bloated, it would float straight to the stratosphere were it made of helium. ADVERTISEMENT The score by Alan Menken (music) and Jack Feldman (lyrics) is an uneven mix, with only a few songs, like the wistful opening “Santa Fe,”... Read more
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Deseret News
What you need to know about the Utah Festival Opera and Musical Theatreand tone of the original story and mixes in the songs from the Disney film (alo
Deseret News / Posted 6 days ago
and tone of the original story and mixes in the songs from the Disney film (along with some new ones), with music by Alan Menken and lyrics by Stephen Schwartz. Among the highlights of UFOMT's production are Tim Case's set design, Chris... Read more
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New Now Next
Watch The Trailer For A New Doc On Disney Legend Howard Ashmanand saw the Beast’s curse as a metaphor for the disease: “On the heels of The
New Now Next / Posted 6 days ago
and saw the Beast’s curse as a metaphor for the disease: “On the heels of The Little Mermaid they showed it to [composer] Alan Menken and Howard Ashman. Ashman had just found out he had AIDS,” revealed Bill Condon, director of the live-action... Read more
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ajc.com
Lin-Manuel Miranda will go ‘Under the Sea,’ team up for live-action ‘The Little Mermaid’upcoming live-action version of “The Little Mermaid.” Miranda, who calls himse
ajc.com / Posted 7 days ago
upcoming live-action version of “The Little Mermaid.” Miranda, who calls himself a lifelong Disney fan, will compose with Alan Menken. Miranda was first attached to the film a year ago, but no details were given when it was announced. Menken made... Read more
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Dayton Daily News
Lin-Manuel Miranda will go ‘Under the Sea,’ team up for live-action ‘The Little Mermaid’upcoming live-action version of “The Little Mermaid.” Miranda, who calls himse
Dayton Daily News / Posted 7 days ago
upcoming live-action version of “The Little Mermaid.” Miranda, who calls himself a lifelong Disney fan, will compose with Alan Menken. Miranda was first attached to the film a year ago, but no details were given when it was announced. Menken made... Read more
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Springfield News-Sun
Lin-Manuel Miranda will go ‘Under the Sea,’ team up for live-action ‘The Little Mermaid’of “The Little Mermaid.” >> Read more trending news Miranda, who calls himsel
Springfield News-Sun / Posted 7 days ago
of “The Little Mermaid.” >> Read more trending news Miranda, who calls himself a lifelong Disney fan, will compose with Alan Menken. Miranda was first attached to the film a year ago, but no details were given when it was announced. Menken made... Read more
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The Hamilton Journal News
Lin-Manuel Miranda will go ‘Under the Sea,’ team up for live-action ‘The Little Mermaid’upcoming live-action version of “The Little Mermaid.” Miranda, who calls himse
The Hamilton Journal News / Posted 7 days ago
upcoming live-action version of “The Little Mermaid.” Miranda, who calls himself a lifelong Disney fan, will compose with Alan Menken. Miranda was first attached to the film a year ago, but no details were given when it was announced. Menken made... Read more
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dna
Lin-Manuel Miranda working on new 'Little Mermaid' musicVeteran Disney composer Alan Menken and "Hamilton" star Lin-Manuel Miranda will
dna / Posted 8 days ago
Veteran Disney composer Alan Menken and "Hamilton" star Lin-Manuel Miranda will be collaborating on new music for "The Little Mermaid" film. Menken made the announcement at the D23 Expo. The movie is to re-imagine the studio's 1989 animated... Read more
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/Film
Lin Manuel Miranda to Score The Little Mermaid Remake With Alan Menkenlive-action adaptation of The Little Mermaid with one of his idols, and the ori
/Film / Posted 9 days ago
live-action adaptation of The Little Mermaid with one of his idols, and the original composer of the 1989 animated classic, Alan Menken. Menken will be working with Miranda to create new music for the live-action adaptation of The Little Mermaid,... Read more
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New Now Next
Guess What Disney Animated Movie Is Heading To Broadway NextFrom Beauty and the Beast to Aladdin, the company’s animated classics have prov
New Now Next / Posted 9 days ago
From Beauty and the Beast to Aladdin, the company’s animated classics have provided ample fodder for Broadway. And if Alan Menken has his away, another modern Disney classic will be heading to the stage. The Oscar and Tony-winning composer... Read more
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WGN Radio Chicago
Genie and Jafar from Broadway in Chicago’s Aladdinproduction. Produced by Disney Theatrical Productions, the show features music
WGN Radio Chicago / Posted 9 days ago
production. Produced by Disney Theatrical Productions, the show 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,... Read more
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Rappler
Alan Menken, 'La La Land' lyricists to write music for live-action 'Aladdin''ALADDIN.' Alan Menken, who composed the music for the animated 'Aladdin,' is s
Rappler / Posted 9 days ago
'ALADDIN.' Alan Menken, who composed the music for the animated 'Aladdin,' is set to compose the music for the live-action version with 'La La Land' lyricists Benj Pasek and Justin Paul. Screengrab from Facebook/DisneyAladdin ANAHEIM, USA – After... Read more
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Mashable
'Beauty and the Beast' gets a vintage transformation with this gorgeous coverThe song "Beauty and the Beast," written by Howard Ashman and Alan Menken, is b
Mashable / Posted 13 days ago
The song "Beauty and the Beast," written by Howard Ashman and Alan Menken, is beautiful in all the various forms it's taken over the years. This old-school version may just be one of the prettiest renditions yet. Performed by Postmodern Jukebox,... Read more
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/Film
Disney's Live-Action Aladdin Movie Struggles to Find Its Starsthe insanely talented female lead in the musical TV show Galavant (with songs c
/Film / Posted 15 days ago
the insanely talented female lead in the musical TV show Galavant (with songs coincidentally composed by Disney stalwart Alan Menken), and even played Jasmine in the ABC fairy tale show Once Upon a Time. It may seem lazy to have someone reprise a... Read more
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Bay News 9 Tampa Bay
D23 Expo: Could we learn about Disney's plans for Epcot?Fisher. Dozens of other panels and presentations will take place during the we
Bay News 9 Tampa Bay / Posted 16 days ago
Fisher. Dozens of other panels and presentations will take place during the weekend, including a concert by composer Alan Menken, a look at the upcoming slate of Pixar and Walt Disney Animation movies, a preview of Disney's video games, a... Read more
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The Topeka Capital-Journal
Food & Fun Calendar for the Topeka and beyond, July 9-15, 2017Free and open to the public. — TOPEKA CIVIC THEATRE & ACADEMY MAIN STAGE SERIE
The Topeka Capital-Journal / Posted 16 days ago
Free and open to the public. — TOPEKA CIVIC THEATRE & ACADEMY MAIN STAGE SERIES: “DISNEY’S BEAUTY AND THE BEAST,” music by Alan Menken, lyrics by Howard Ashman and Tim Rice, book by Linda Woolverton, based on the 1991 film of the same name, closes... Read more
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Inquirier.net
Making ‘Newsies’ danceto the music, Rebullida says he “hears the pirouettes… the jumps.” The score i
Inquirier.net / Posted 16 days ago
to the music, Rebullida says he “hears the pirouettes… the jumps.” The score is written by award-winning composer Alan Menken, whose work is heard on many Disney movies, including “The Little Mermaid,” “The Hunchback of Notre Dame,”... Read more
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Al.com
Things to do in Birmingham, July 9-15company. The 1992 movie was transformed into a Broadway hit, thanks to tuneful
Al.com / Posted 17 days ago
company. The 1992 movie was transformed into a Broadway hit, thanks to tuneful production numbers and the talents of Alan Menken, Jack Feldman and Harvey Fierstein. Now Red Mountain Theatre Company tackles the crowd-pleasing show, with... Read more
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Inquirier.net
‘Sister Act’–where the convent is now a sorority housewant to accept end up changing us for the better. Who knew? This stage version
Inquirier.net / Posted 19 days ago
want to accept end up changing us for the better. Who knew? This stage version also has a totally original score (music by Alan Menken, lyrics by Glenn Slater) and though some of the numbers do raise the rafters during the show, none of the songs... Read more
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Inquirier.net
The way to enjoy ‘Sister Act’much to the shock of the nuns’ Mother Superior. ADVERTISEMENT The songs–with
Inquirier.net / Posted 19 days ago
much to the shock of the nuns’ Mother Superior. ADVERTISEMENT The songs–with music by eight-time Academy Award winner Alan Menken (“The Little Mermaid,” “Beauty and the Beast,” “Aladdin,” and “Pocahontas”), and lyrics by Glenn Slater (2008... Read more
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Rappler
Soul Food Supreme: 'Sister Act' is the funkiest musical at Solairestar Whoopi Goldberg, who starred in the original 1992 comedy movie upon which
Rappler / Posted 19 days ago
star Whoopi Goldberg, who starred in the original 1992 comedy movie upon which it is based. It features the music of Alan Menken of Enchanted, Aladdin, and Beauty and the Beast and since premiered in 2006, has gone on to stage in Broadway,... Read more
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/Film
Exploring the Late '90s Disney Movies: Do They Hold Up?the mist and first sees her soon-to-be love interest, John Smith. Here is where
/Film / Posted 21 days ago
the mist and first sees her soon-to-be love interest, John Smith. Here is where the work of the animators and composer Alan Menken blend together masterfully, producing the kind of emotion that the rest of the film lacks. The romantic and... Read more
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Rappler
[WATCH] Rappler Live Jam: Cast of ‘Sister Act’her disco sparkle, breathing new life into the church and the choir. The music
Rappler / Posted 21 days ago
her disco sparkle, breathing new life into the church and the choir. The musical features music by legendary composer Alan Menken, who has scored iconic musicals such as Aladdin, Hercules, and Beauty and the Beast. The play, presented by... Read more
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Boston Globe
Pyrotechnics and patriotism from the Boston Popslike “Hamilton,” the debut of a new song about America’s melting-pot ethos penn
Boston Globe / Posted 21 days ago
like “Hamilton,” the debut of a new song about America’s melting-pot ethos penned by “Little Shop of Horrors” composer Alan Menken, and an orchestral rework of the Dropkick Murphys’ rallying cry “I’m Shipping Up to Boston,” as well as... Read more
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Pilipino Star
Producer assures: ‘Sister Act’ not sacrilegiousAct” and “Beauty and the Beast” feature original music by eight-time Academy Aw
Pilipino Star / Posted 22 days ago
Act” and “Beauty and the Beast” feature original music by eight-time Academy Award, Grammy and Golden Globe Award recipient Alan Menken, who is also behind Disney’s “Alladin,” “Newsies,” “The Little Mermaid” and “Enchanted,” as well as “Little Shop... Read more
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Perth Now
Watson sends Beast’s heart racingfilm. So that thought hadn’t really occurred to me,” he admits. The song, Ever
Perth Now / Posted 23 days ago
film. So that thought hadn’t really occurred to me,” he admits. The song, Evermore, was whipped up by Disney maestro Alan Menken especially for Stevens and is sung after the Beast “has fallen in love and he’s let her go,” the actor... Read more
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Herald Sun
Watson sends Beast’s heart racingfilm. So that thought hadn’t really occurred to me,” he admits. The song, Ever
Herald Sun / Posted 24 days ago
film. So that thought hadn’t really occurred to me,” he admits. The song, Evermore, was whipped up by Disney maestro Alan Menken especially for Stevens and is sung after the Beast “has fallen in love and he’s let her go,” the actor... Read more
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The Courier Mail
Watson sends Beast’s heart racingfilm. So that thought hadn’t really occurred to me,” he admits. The song, Ever
The Courier Mail / Posted 24 days ago
film. So that thought hadn’t really occurred to me,” he admits. The song, Evermore, was whipped up by Disney maestro Alan Menken especially for Stevens and is sung after the Beast “has fallen in love and he’s let her go,” the actor... Read more
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Boston Herald
Crews hard at work for Fireworks Spectacular“which they haven’t been able to do in a while.” The show will also include th
Boston Herald / Posted 24 days ago
“which they haven’t been able to do in a while.” The show will also include the world premiere of a new song composed by Alan Menken, who has won Oscars for his movie scores, including “The Little Mermaid” and “Aladdin.” “It expresses a... Read more
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Boston Globe
The Pops are running the show on the Fourthannounced Friday, Tony Award winner Brian Stokes Mitchell. The Pops will debut
Boston Globe / Posted 25 days ago
announced Friday, Tony Award winner Brian Stokes Mitchell. The Pops will debut a new song composed for the occasion by Alan Menken — the man behind the Disney film scores for “The Little Mermaid” and “Beauty and the Beast” — and lyricist Jack... Read more
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Pilipino Star
Menken on Sister Act:Love can overcome all differences“Join the party!!!” That invitation came from Alan Menken, the musical directo
Pilipino Star / Posted 26 days ago
“Join the party!!!” That invitation came from Alan Menken, the musical director/composer of Sister Act, “the musical comedy classic” which opened its two-week run at The Theatre of Solaire last Tuesday (June 27). Produced by Ovation Productions in... Read more
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Boston Globe
Don’t feel like leaving your BBQ on the Fourth? Here’s how to watch the fireworks from home.include, of course, an array of patriotic favorites performed by the Boston Pop
Boston Globe / Posted 27 days ago
include, of course, an array of patriotic favorites performed by the Boston Pops and the world premiere of a new work by Alan Menken and Jack Feldman called “The Sum of Us,” for soloist, chorus, and orchestra. The evening opens with a... Read more
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Sun-Sentinel
Best weekend fun for kids: fireworks, dinosaurs and Funtastic FridayBeauty and the Beast. The smash hit Broadway musical, based on the Academy Awar
Sun-Sentinel / Posted 28 days ago
Beauty and the Beast. The smash hit Broadway musical, based on the Academy Award-winning animated film, features music by Alan Menken with lyrics by Tim Rice and Howard Ashman. (Read a review here.) Wednesday, Saturday and Sunday matinees are... Read more
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Pilipino Star
Everybody will fall in love with this divine musicalto the stylish production numbers featuring vibrant original tunes by the legen
Pilipino Star / Posted 28 days ago
to the stylish production numbers featuring vibrant original tunes by the legendary Oscar and Grammy-winning composer Alan Menken and lyricist Glenn Slater, the fabulous set design and lighting, as well as the solid performances of the cast... Read more
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Inquirier.net
‘Sister Act’ stage adaptation highlights clash of singing stylesof the popular songs, like “I Will Follow Him,” not being in the show? It’s a l
Inquirier.net / Posted 30 days ago
of the popular songs, like “I Will Follow Him,” not being in the show? It’s a little sad, but since the music is written by Alan Menken, who’s behind some of the most popular Disney films, I had no problem with that. He’s one of my favorite... Read more
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Inquirier.net
Why you should catch ‘Sister Act’ at Solaire Theatrenominee for Best Original Score, Broadway version of “The Little Mermaid”) and
Inquirier.net / Posted 1 months ago
nominee for Best Original Score, Broadway version of “The Little Mermaid”) and music by eight-time Academy Award winner Alan Menken of “The Little Mermaid,” “Beauty and the Beast,” “Aladdin” and “Pocahontas” fame. The music is inspired by disco... Read more
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Inquirier.net
Read all about it: Why you need to watch Disney’s ‘Newsies’but the theatrical version, staged in Broadway in 2012, was a Tony Award-winnin
Inquirier.net / Posted 1 months ago
but the theatrical version, staged in Broadway in 2012, was a Tony Award-winning success. The musical, with music by Alan Menken, book by Harvey Fierstein and lyrics by Jack Feldman, is what we will be able to witness come July—a grand... Read more
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The Manila Times
Award-winning musical ‘Newsies’ to make PH debutThat’s the hard part now,” Rebullida said during the press conference. Meanwhi
The Manila Times / Posted 1 months ago
That’s the hard part now,” Rebullida said during the press conference. Meanwhile, when it comes to choreographing an Alan Menken score, he noted, “He’s a genius. When I listen to the music, and the music will tell me to jump, [then]it’s Alan... Read more
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