‘A Whole New World of Alan Menken’ exclusively at #D23Expo 2017

Alan Menken is getting his own concert for the D23 Expo 2017. Comprised of two two special performances, the Disney Legend will feature in a one-man show: A Whole New World of Alan Menken in Hall D23 of the Anaheim Convention Center.

The one-man show is written and performed by Menken and directed by Richard Kraft, the creative director of the highly acclaimed Disney’s 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.

Song and score credits for film musicals by Menken 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
  • 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
  • A Bronx Tale.

His television credits include writing songs for the ABC series Galavant, and his chart-topping songs include “Beauty and the Beast,” “A Whole New World,” “Colors of the Wind,” and “Go the Distance.” Menken’s notable achievements include induction into the Songwriters Hall of Fame, Billboard’s No. 1 single (“A Whole New World”) and No. 1 album (Pocahontas). In 2001, he received the distinction of being named a Disney Legend.

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 Galavant.

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 BowlDisney’s The Little Mermaid in Concert at The Hollywood BowlLive from Lincoln Center: Danny Elfman’s 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.

See it for Yourself

A Whole New World of Alan Menken will be performed in Hall D23 of the Anaheim Convention Center on Sunday, July 16, 2017, at 1:30 p.m. and 5:00 p.m.

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

D23 Expo 2017 takes place this year at the Anaheim Convention Center from July 14-16, 2017.

Author: Joey Inigo

I have been a part of MouseInfo.com since 2003. I enjoy visiting the Happiest Place on Earth and am happy to talk about Disney Parks all day long.

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