Alan Menken received the Max Steiner Film Achievement Award at the "Hollywood in Vienna" gala.
Stars from Broadway and the West End performed at the concert and ceremony at the Vienna Concert Hall (Wiener Konzerthaus) with a full symphony orchestra, conducted by Michael Kosarin.
Alan has collaborated with Randy Rainbow, writing the new song "Pink Glasses" which appears on Randy's new album. Broadway Records has released the album, entitled "A Little Brains, A Little Talent" and is available digitally and physically everywhere music is sold.Listen on SPOTIFY now
Alan and Glenn Slater have been nominated for "Outstanding Original Song For A Preschool, Children’s Or Animated Program" for their song “Nothing Left To Lose” from "Rapunzel’s Tangled Adventure". After winning their first Emmy last season, this is a consecutive nomination from the same television series.Watch the song here
Disney Theatricals is currently at work on a production of Beauty and the Beast which will tour the UK and Ireland in May 2021. The tour will launch with a five week run at Curve Leicester. The original creative team (including Alan) from the Broadway production will be joining the revival.Click here to sign up for updates and tickets
The film follows the captivating life story of Disney Legend and Academy Award®-winning Lyricist Howard Ashman. As a large part of Howard's life, Alan is not only interviewed in the film, but he also composed the original film score for the documentary.Click to watch the film here
EGOT, an acronym for the Emmy, Grammy, Oscar, and Tony Awards, is the designation given to people who have won all four awards. Having won his recent Emmy Award, Alan becomes the 16th person in history to have accomplished this feat.
Alan and Glenn Slater (lyrics) have won a Daytime Emmy Award for their song "Waiting in the Wings" from the second season of the Disney Animated TV show "Rapunzel's Tangled Adventure".
Due to current world events, this event has been postponed. Alan has been named the current award honoree. The award is bestowed by the City of Vienna and named for Austrian composer Max Steiner (who penned the scores of Gone With the Wind, Casablanca and more).Purchase tickets here
Currently postponed to a later date this year, come and enjoy Alan performing a solo concert of some of his best-loved tunes, as well as experiencing some a variety of multimedia surprises along the way.Purchase tickets here
Alan just returned from a concert series of the animated "Beauty and the Beast", performed with full orchestra in front of a total audience of 30,000 people, and was joined on stage with Paige O'Hara, the original voice of Belle from the film.
The Society of Composers & Lyricists (SCL) honored Alan with the SCL’s 2019 Lifetime Achievement Award at the Skirball Cultural Center in Los Angeles.See BMI article and slideshow
Live musical performances by a star-studded cast is interwoven into the broadcast of the animated classic.Visit official site
Returning to the role of Deloris Van Cartier for the 2020 London production next spring.Get tickets here
The 2019–2020 North American tour of the Broadway musical A Bronx Tale launches today, featuring American Idol winner Nick FradianiFind details here
Jonathan Groff and Tammy Blanchard star in the Michael Mayer-helmed production at the Westside Theatre.Get tickets here
The Public Works/Public Theatre's production of the new stage version of Hercules receives glowing reviews.Read the New York Times article here:
Head to www.musicnotes.com to find a full catalogue of Alan's music.
If a song has been recorded already, anyone may apply for a mechanical license. To apply for a mechanical license contact the Harry Fox Agency: www.harryfox.com
Alan has conducted many interviews over the years, however recently the Dramatist Guild released a comprehensive interview video about his history, writing, and collaboration, which you can see here: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=QYthXY3yhn4
His shows are available through various licensing organizations, depending on which show it is:
Musical Theatre International www.mtishows.com
Shows: All publicly available Disney Musicals, A Christmas Carol, Leap of Faith, Little Shop of Horrors, Sister Act and God Bless You Mr. Rosewater
Broadway Licensing www.broadwaylicensing.com
Shows: A Bronx Tale
Samuel French, Inc. www.samuelfrench.com
Shows: Personals, Weird Romance
Dramatic Publishing www.dramaticpublishing.com
Shows: The Dream on Royal Street