Tag Archive: AlanMenken

Lyric’s ‘Little Shop’ puts its best tendril forward

BOSTON — The late Howard Ashman and Alan Menken gained fame composing scores for hit Disney animated films that later became stage musicals, but they also had a hit with the 1982 musical… Continue reading

Disney’s ‘Aladdin’ is both dazzling and delightful

BOSTON – From the earliest days to the present – from “Beauty and the Beast, “ “The Little Mermaid” and “The Lion King,” to today’s “Frozen,” — Disney Theatrical’s magic has come to… Continue reading

Disney’s new ‘Hunchback’ is a dark, grand spectacle

OGUNQUIT, ME. – When Disney Theatrical, the live theater arm of the Disney Corp., came into being, it found gold in converting Disney’s successful animated film musicals into live stage productions. The third… Continue reading