Alan Menken

Mirvish Productions – Sister Act: A divine musical comedy

The Broadway touring show of Sister Act is a win win situation. It’s better than the 1992 movie that starred Whoopi Goldberg and Maggie Smith. Like a lot of commercial shows, Sister Act went through major revisions between the West End run (2009) and Broadway (2011), but who cares. The final product is just plain […]

Theatre Review – Dancap Productions/Disney Productions’ Beauty and the Beast

Beauty and The Beast is a thoroughly enjoyable production for all ages. First of all, there is the gorgeous score by composer Alan Menken with lyrics by Howard Ashman and Tim Rice. Secondly, there are the colourful storybook sets and shape-shifting costumes by Stanley A. Meyer and Ann Hould-Ward respectively. Third is the lively production […]