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  1. Tony Awards 2012: The Biggest Snubs and Surprises

    12:25 pm 5/1/2012

    Tyne Daly, Rachel Griffiths, Samuel L. Jackson, Angela Lansbury, Alan Rickman and Ricky Martin are among shutouts from the shortlist, while the positioning of James Earl Jones in lead rather than featured-actor stakes gives him steep odds to overcome.Read more

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  2. Leap of Faith: Theater Review

    5:45 pm 4/26/2012

    Raul Esparza plays con-man evangelist Jonas Nightingale in the gospel-flavored musical reworking of the Steve Martin movie, with songs by Alan Menken and Glenn Slater.Read more

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  3. Newsies: Theater Review

    5:30 pm 3/29/2012

    Rousing songs by Alan Menken and Jack Feldman, high-energy dance numbers, an appealing cast and an uplifting story make this reconceived version of the Christian Bale movie one of Disney Theatrical's most entertaining new properties in years.Read more

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  4. That's So Broadway: Raven-Symoné Gets Into the Habit for 'Sister Act'

    9:10 am 3/7/2012

    The former Disney Channel star will make her Broadway debut in the musical adaptation of the 1992 Touchstone comedy, stepping into the role originally played onscreen by producer Whoopi Goldberg.Read more

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  5. Disney Adds 'Peter Pan' Prequel, 'Newsies' To Its Broadway Production Stable

    12:41 pm 1/19/2012

    Following successful tryout runs, Disney Theatrical Productions will add the two new shows to its Broadway roster this season.Read more

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  6. Alan Menken to Compose Score for Relativity's Snow White Film 'Mirror Mirror'

    3:50 pm 12/8/2011

    The composer was behind the scores and songs from 1990s classic Disney animated movies including "The Little Mermaid."Read more

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  7. 'Glee' Star Darren Criss Surprise Serenades Oscar-Winning Composer Alan Menken at Conference

    8:52 pm 10/24/2011

    After performing a medley of Menken's songs at Monday's Billboard/Hollywood Reporter TV & Film Music Conference, Criss revealed that he once received a $100 tip from the maestro of movie musicals.Read more

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  8. Maestro Award Recipient Alan Menken on the Future of Movie Musicals (Q&A)

    12:24 pm 10/24/2011

    The "Aladdin" and "Tangled" composer will be feted at THR/Billboard's Film & TV Music Conference Monday.Read more

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  9. Sister Act: Theater Review

    5:00 pm 4/20/2011

    The Alan Menken/Glenn Slater musical takes two acts to establish an identity distinct from the 1992 film of the same name.Read more

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  10. Oscars: A Look At This Year's Music Nominees

    10:29 pm 2/25/2011

    Will Nine Inch Nails mastermind Trent Reznor take the Academy's top scoring prize? What are the odds that perennial nominee Randy Newman will win his second song trophy after 18 tries? The music jury is still out. Read more

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