Held online August 19 at 6 PM ET, the virtual talk will also feature Howard director and Beauty and the Beast producer Don Hahn, Ashman's sister Sarah Gillespie, and Ashman's surviving life partner Bill Lauch. The conversation will be moderated by Vanity Fair's Joanna Robinson.
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Howard, released August 7, covers Ashman's time working Off-Broadway, creating such musicals as God Bless You, Mr. Rosewater and Little Shop of Horrors, to his work on Disney's The Little Mermaid and Beauty and the Beast. Menken, Benson, O'Hara, Hahn, Gillespie, and Lauch are all featured in the film.