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Extra! Extra! "Newsies" On Tour In Chicago Is Worth the Trip

Music by Alan Menken, Lyrics by Jack Feldman, Book by Harvey Fierstein
Directed by Jeff Calhoun
Choreographed by Christopher Gatelli
Oriental Theatre, Chicago
December 12, 2014… 1,138 more words


Little Shop of Horrors @ the Royal Exchange Theatre

Little Shop of Horrors

Book and lyrics by Howard Ashman

Music by Alan Menken

Royal Exchange Theatre, 9 December 2014

A really rather wonderful production of Ashman and Menken’s musical about a mysterious, flesh-eating plant that threatens to take over America. 196 more words

Theatre Review

Little Shop of Horrors

Royal Exchange Manchester


As guilty theatrical pleasures go, Little Shop of Horrors is right up there with the very best of them. I first saw Howard Ashman and Alan Menken’s musical in the early 80s at Manchester’s Library Theatre and I’ve been a devout fan ever since. 610 more words


Beauty & the Beast by Alan Menken

Tale as old as time
True as it can be
Barely even friends
Then somebody bends unexpectedly

Just a little change
Small, to say the least… 91 more words


New York ~ Casting Announced for "Disney's The Little Mermaid" at WPPAC Next Month

The New York regional premiere of THE LITTLE MERMAID, with music by Alan Menken, lyrics by Howard Ashman and Glenn Slater and book by Doug Wright, will be directed by Jeremy Quinn with music direction by Stephen Ferri and choreography by Lexie Fennell Frare at WPPAC, December 19, 2014 – January 4, 2015. 205 more words

New York

Scrooge 1: Christmas Carol: A Musical 2004

I mentioned in my last post I would like to organize these Scrooge reviews but the truth is they will end up being jumbled up because I get access to them at different times depending on when they air, are available from the library and other opportunities to watch come up. 966 more words

Christmas Carol

Who Framed Roger Rabbit

Who Framed Roger Rabbit

Who Framed Roger Rabbit is a 1988 film that combines animation and live action. It is set in 1947 in a fictionalized… 109 more words