Tag Archives: Alan Menken

Musical Theatre Haiku Month: KICKS

Kicks Wannabe showgirls Kicking up good times, baby: Wishing for the one! Want to write your own Kicks haiku? Head to the comment box and give it a try!

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May Madness: Rodgers and Hammerstein’s “I Want” Songs

May is a mad month. A month of random musings about various topics related to musical theatre. Feel free to share your thoughts on each topic in the comment box below. Rodgers and Hammerstein’s “I Want” Songs The “I Want … Continue reading

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A TANGLED Song

We’re now able to hear one of the Alan Menken/Glenn Slater songs from Disney’s Tangled Rapunzel project: I’m not really sure what to make of it. It’s a sweet song, but I don’t get the stylistic link between the song … Continue reading

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Take A LEAP OF FAITH: Previews Start Tonight

Previews for the world premiere run of the Alan Menken-Glenn Slater-Janus Cercone musical, Leap of Faith, start tonight. With opening officially set for the 3rd of October, the show is playing at the Center Theatre Group’s Ahmanson Theatre in Los … Continue reading

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NEWSFLASH: September Premiere for LEAP OF FAITH

Leap of Faith, the new musical by Alan Menken, Glenn Slater and Janus Cercone, will have its world premiere in Los Angeles later this year. Directed by Rob Ashford (who directed Broadway’s Promises, Promises and is already set for a … Continue reading

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Review: Disney’s THE PRINCESS AND THE FROG

Disney returns to its roots with this release of The Princess and the Frog, the first of its kind since Home on the Range in 2004. For too long, the studio proper has languished in the domain of CGI features … Continue reading

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Disney’s RAPUNZEL: Thanksgiving 2010

When last we heard about Disney’s Rapunzel, Kristen Chenoweth was going to be the voice of Rapunzel with Dan Fogler as the Prince; Glen Keane was at the helm; and some initial character designs had been released. Things have changed. … Continue reading

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