Published on April 20th, 2017 | by gareth


Oscar Legend Alan Menken Comes To The D23 Expo

So looking forward to covering. It is one of out favorite shows.


D23 EXPO 2017

The Little Mermaid and Beauty and the Beast Composer Will Perform Songs from
Beloved Disney Films and Share Stories from His Incredible Career During Two
Performances at the Ultimate Disney Fan Event

BURBANK, Calif. (April 20, 2017) ­ Disney aficionados, film buffs, and
musical theater fans can expect a show like no other when eight-time
Oscar®-winner Alan Menken performs his own music and shares entertaining
anecdotes about his unrivaled career at D23 Expo 2017. His songs and music
have enchanted audiences around the world, and now they will thrill D23 Expo
guests with two performances of his exciting new one-man show, A Whole New
World of Alan Menken, on Sunday, July 16, 2017, at 1:30 p.m. and 5:00 p.m.
in Hall D23 of the Anaheim Convention Center.

Menken has won more Academy Awards® than any other living individual. He has
received 11 Grammy® Awards, seven Golden Globes, a Tony Award,® and19
Academy Award® nominations. He has been credited with introducing a whole
new generation to musicals through such box office hits as Beauty and the
Beast, The Little Mermaid, Aladdin, Pocahontas, The Hunchback of Notre Dame,
Enchanted, and Tangled, as well as the Broadway shows Little Shop of
Horrors, Sister Act, Newsies, A Bronx Tale, and the ABC television series

The one-man show is written and performed by Menken and directed by Richard
Kraft, the creative director of the highly acclaimed Disney¹s The Little
Mermaid in Concert at The Hollywood Bowl starring Sara Bareilles and Rebel
Wilson, as well as the upcoming La La Land in Concert: A Live-To-Film
Celebration at the Hollywood Bowl.

A Whole New World of Alan Menken is produced by Laura Engel and Richard
Kraft and Alison Ahart Williams and Tim Fox, whose credits include The
Nightmare Before Christmas in Concert at the Hollywood Bowl, Disney¹s The
Little Mermaid in Concert at The Hollywood Bowl, Live from Lincoln Center:
Danny Elfman¹s Music from the Films of Tim Burton, which recently won two
Emmy® awards for its PBS broadcast, and the upcoming La La Land in Concert:
A Live-To-Film Celebration at the Hollywood Bowl.

Alan Menken¹s music and lyrics have been an integral part of the fabric of
our lives since his first works were produced nearly 40 years ago. Song and
score credits for film musicals include The Little Mermaid, Beauty and The
Beast (animated and live-action versions), Newsies, Aladdin, Pocahontas, The
Hunchback of Notre Dame, Hercules, Home on the Range, Enchanted, and
Tangled. His stage musicals include Little Shop of Horrors, Beauty and the
Beast, A Christmas Carol, The Little Mermaid, Sister Act, Leap of Faith,
Newsies, Aladdin, The Hunchback of Notre Dame, and A Bronx Tale. His
television credits include writing songs for the ABC series Galavant, and
his chart-topping songs include ³Beauty and the Beast,² ³A Whole New World,²
³Colors of the Wind,² and ³Go the Distance.² Menken’s notable achievements
include induction into the Songwriters Hall of Fame, Billboard¹s No. 1
single (³A Whole New World²) and No. 1 album (Pocahontas). In 2001, he
received the distinction of being named a Disney Legend.

Experiences are subject to change. Additional details are available at
D23expo.com <http://d23expo.com/> .

Ticketsfor D23 Expo 2017 are available for $81 for one-day adult admission
and $59 for children 3­9. Membersof D23: The Official Disney Fan Club can
purchase tickets for $72 for a one-day adult admission and $53 for children
3­9. Multi-day tickets are also available. For more information on tickets
and D23 Expo 2017, visit D23expo.com.

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