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Alan honored with SCL Lifetime Achievement Award

The Society of Composers & Lyricists (SCL) honored Alan with the SCL’s 2019 Lifetime Achievement Award at the Skirball Cultural Center in Los Angeles.

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Watch THE LITTLE MERMAID Live! on ABC tonight

Live musical performances by a star-studded cast is interwoven into the broadcast of the animated classic.

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Whoopi Goldberg to star in SISTER ACT stage musical

Returning to the role of Deloris Van Cartier for the 2020 London production next spring.

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Second Nation Tour of A BRONX TALE launches

The 2019–2020 North American tour of the Broadway musical A Bronx Tale launches today, featuring American Idol winner Nick Fradiani

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LITTLE SHOP OF HORRORS opens off-Broadway

Jonathan Groff and Tammy Blanchard star in the Michael Mayer-helmed production at the Westside Theatre.

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HERCULES is Critic's Pick

The Public Works/Public Theatre's production of the new stage version of Hercules receives glowing reviews.

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ALADDIN opens worldwide

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Hunchback of Notre Dame
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Animated Film Musical - 1996

Out There
Alan's thoughts
After having shared our first collaboration on “Pocahontas”, Stephen Schwartz and I embarked on turning Victor Hugo’s epic novel into a Disney animated musical. And, I have to say that I, for one, am extremely proud of how we did that.

We created alter egos for Quasimodo, in having three stone gargoyles come to life in ways that only he sees. For me, that’s what allowed the “Disney” name to sit above the title. And I will always believe that conceit worked. And the resulting score is very possibly my most accomplished score for any of my Disney projects. Just as “Colors of the Wind” set the DNA for the Pocahontas score, “Out There” did the same for “The Hunchback of Notre Dame”. The music and form of that song came into my head and into my fingers before anything else, words, music or images was created.

Songs
  • The Bells of Notre Dame
  • Out There
  • Topsy Turvy
  • God Help The Outcasts
  • Heaven's Light - Hellfire
  • A Guy Like You
  • Court of Miracles
  • The Bells of Notre Dame (Reprise)
  • Someday
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The Music of Hunchback