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Episode 28
Alan Menken


Alan Menken, award-winning composer and Council member, discusses writing for stage and screen with fellow DG members while also playing songs from his body of work, including Little Shop of Horrors and God Bless You, Mr. Rosewater.



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Alan Menken is an award-winning composer of songs and scores for both stage and screen including The Little Mermaid, Beauty and the Beast, Aladdin, Newsies, Pocahontas, The Hunchback of Notre Dame, Hercules, Home on the Range, and Little Shop of Horrors.
He has received numerous awards including the Tony, eight Oscars, seven Golden Globes and ten Grammys, as well as the London Evening Standard, Olivier, New York Drama Critics, Drama Desk and Outer Critics Circle Awards.

Alan Menken’s Member Profile: http://www.dramatistsguild.com/memberdirectory/getmembership.aspx?cid=3872

Works Include: God Bless You, Mr. Rosewater (1979);The Dream on Royal Street (1981); The Apprenticeship of Duddy Kravitz (1987); Beauty and the Beast (1994); A Christmas Carol (1994); Der Glöckener von Notre Dame (1999); Little Shop of Horrors (2003); The Little Mermaid (2007); Sister Act (2009); Leap of Faith (2012); Newsies (2012).