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  1. 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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  2. 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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  3. 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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  4. 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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  5. '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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  6. 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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  7. 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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  8. 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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  9. Oscar Insiders: Why the Academy Should Kill the Best Song Category

    3:47 pm 2/17/2011

    Some experts are suggesting to replace it with an adapted-music award. The good news is, the Academy will likely be open to new ideas, writes Tim Appelo.Read more

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  10. Oscar Song Predictions: 'Tangled,' 'Burlesque,' and Randy 'Susan Lucci' Newman

    6:34 pm 12/15/2010

    Which five of the 41 best song contenders will be Oscar nominees? Four brave souls make risky predictions.Read more

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