THE SCREENING ROOM: Happy Birthday, Alan Menken (Video)

By Playbill Staff
22 Jul 2013

Alan Menken, who won the 2012 Tony Award for the Best Original Score of Broadway's Newsies, celebrates his birthday July 22. looks back at his career with clips from his musicals and more. 

Menken was also Tony-nominated for his work on Beauty and the Beast, The Little Mermaid and Sister Act. His other Broadway credits include King David, Little Shop of Horrors and Leap of Faith. For more on Menken, visit the Playbill Vault.


Menken explores "The Anatomy of a Song" with Newsies' Kara Lindsay: