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SAUSAGE PARTY – Christopher Lennertz and Alan Menken

Original Review by Jonathan Broxton

There hasn’t been a mainstream R-rated animated film in many years – at least since the South Park boys released Team America: World Police in 2004 – which, considering the success and popularity of shows like Archer and Bojack Horseman on television, seems to be something of an anomaly. 1,954 more words


Review: Aladdin (Prince Edward Theatre, London)

Aladdin had a rocky start. First, it gave things a go in Seattle with a limited run that had distinctly average reviews. Then came a pre-Broadway try-out in Toronto with the same cast that was marginally better but still failed to wow critics. 1,020 more words


Lin-Manuel Miranda and Alan Menken Team Up for Live-Action ‘The Little Mermaid’

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Lin-Manuel Miranda is having an unstoppable year, seemingly becoming the new go-to composer for Disney. Miranda already composed the music for the upcoming… 200 more words

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The One Before

On July 28 I made my to the New York City Center to take in a production of God Bless You, Mr. Rosewater. I didn’t really know what to expect, as I’d never been to a City Center show and had also never heard of said show. 672 more words


Lin-Manuel Miranda and Alan Menken Team Up For Disney's Live-Action of 'THE LITTLE MERMAID'

Back in May, Walt Disney Pictures announced that they were eyeing that their 1989 animated hit film, The Little Mermaid would have a live-action version. Though those plans seem to not have move forward. 278 more words


Alan Menken Shoots For Elusive EGOT With Emmy Nomination For 'Galavant'

Prolific composer Alan Menken has won an astonishing eight Oscars, 11 Grammys and a Tony Award, but the Emmy that would make him only the 13th member of the exclusive EGOT club — Emmy, Grammy, Oscar and Tony winner — has been surprisingly elusive. 292 more words