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  1. 'Little Shop of Horrors': Theater Review

    12:00 pm 7/2/2015

    Jake Gyllenhaal makes his musical debut opposite Ellen Greene, reprising her signature role of Audrey in this concert staging of the 1982 cult hit about a flesh-eating alien plant.Read more

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  2. Composer James Horner Dies in Plane Crash: Hollywood Reacts

    7:31 pm 6/22/2015

    The Oscar winner scored dozens of Hollywood classics including 'Apollo 13,' 'A Beautiful Mind,' 'Avatar' and 'Aliens.'Read more

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  3. 'Newsies': Theater Review

    1:48 pm 4/1/2015

    The touring cast of Disney's irrepressible Broadway hit is as emphatically entertaining as Alan Menken's score is energetic.Read more

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  4. 'The Hunchback of Notre Dame': Theater Review

    12:14 pm 3/16/2015

    Composer Alan Menken, lyricist Stephen Schwartz and playwright Peter Parnell collaborate on this theatrical adaptation of Disney's 1996 animated musical.Read more

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  5. Alan Menken Joins Creative Team for Broadway-Bound Roy Rogers Musical

    1:00 pm 1/22/2015

    The Oscar-winning composer, his longtime lyricist collaborator Glenn Slater and 'Jersey Boys' director Des McAnuff are on board for 'Happy Trails.'Read more

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  6. Disney's 'Newsies' to End Hit Broadway Run

    12:00 pm 6/22/2014

    An unexpected success story originally planned for a limited engagement, the show will close Aug. 24 before commencing its national tour in October.Read more

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  7. Tonys: 'Aladdin' and the Reluctant Acceptance of Disney on Broadway

    8:05 am 5/9/2014

    THR's awards analyst on the history of Disney Theatrical Productions and why its latest musical could bring an end to its 16-year hunt for another major Tony.Read more

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  8. Aladdin: Theater Review

    6:00 pm 3/20/2014

    Disney's latest animated movie musical to get a Broadway makeover is the 1992 fairy tale set in a fictional Middle Eastern kingdom, featuring songs by Alan Menken and Howard Ashman.Read more

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  9. Disney to Take 'Newsies' on the Road

    10:00 am 11/13/2013

    The Tony-winning Broadway musical, adapted from the 1992 Christian Bale movie, will launch its North American tour in October 2014, officially opening in Philadelphia.Read more

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  10. With Emmy Nomination, Alan Menken Nears E.G.O.T.

    4:27 pm 7/18/2013

    The composer, nominated for a song in ABC’s sitcom "The Neighbors," may become the 12th person to win all four major performing arts awards.Read more

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