Menken’s score is melodic and catchy but with Ashman’s lyrics providing lush frosting these songs become thoroughly irresistible.
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We are pleased to brings you this first look preview at Don Hahn’s new documentary about the late lyricist Howard Ashman. Ashman and composer Alan Menken worked together on Little Shop Of Horrors, God Bless You Mr Rosewater and helped to revive Disney’s animation division with The Little Mermaid, Beauty and the Beast and Aladdin. […]
A Bronx Tale Original Broadway Cast Recording Ghostlight Records 4 Stars Buy A Copy A Bronx Tale is a new Broadway musical with music by Alan Menken and lyrics by Glenn Slater. Based on the one man show and later film of the same name that was devised by Chazz Palminteri. It’s great to see […]
This will be the first time that Disney has bought one of their live shows to the screen but they have done so in epic style and the result is absolutely exhilarating!
Following it’s Tony Award-winning run on Broadway and a cross country US Tour, the Disney musical Newsies will be presented in cinemas across the UK from Sunday 19 February in the UK, Germany, Australia and New Zealand. Inspired by the real-life ‘Newsboy Strike of 1899,’ Newsies is set in New York City at the turn […]
Suffice it to say that the whole was appreciated by the local audience, who brought with them to the theatre their loyal appreciation and good nature.
This Christmas LOST Theatre will present a very Broadway take on a classic festive tale as Charles Dickens A Christmas Carol – The Musical, from the Broadway team of Alan Menken (Beauty and the Beast, Little Mermaid), Lynn Ahrens (Ragtime, Seussical) and Mike Ockrent (Crazy For You, Me and My Girl). Follow Scrooge on his […]
We are pleased to bring you this great new trailer for the live-action movie version of Disney’s Beauty And The Beast. Whilst not officially theatre, the new film features some of the best musical theatre talent from the West End and Broadway. Directed by Bill Condon (Dreamgirls, Gods And Monsters) and with a stellar cast […]