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Congratulations to Alan Menken—EGOT… and LEGOT!

By Beth Deitchman

Yesterday, Disney Legend Alan Menken joined not one but two very elite clubs: He is now an “EGOT”—a winner of an Emmy®, Grammy®, Oscar®, and Tony®—and he is also a “LEGOT,” having also received the Disney Legends Award in 2001. Only 16 people have achieved EGOT status over the years, but the LEGOT is even rarer: Menken is just the…

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EXCLUSIVE: Preview Mandy Moore Singing a New Song by Alan Menken and Glenn Slater in Rapunzel’s Tangled Adventure

By Beth Deitchman

This Sunday, January 26, has the makings of the best day ever. A special one-hour episode of Disney Channel’s Rapunzel’s Tangled Adventure premieres at 7:05 a.m. ET/PT on Disney Channel and in DisneyNOW, and it includes a brand-new song written by Grammy®, Oscar®, and Tony® winner Disney Legend Alan Menken and Grammy Award winner Glenn…

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Disney Legend Alan Menken on Making New Musical Magic in Aladdin

By Beth Deitchman

The music of Aladdin has captivated us since the animated classic first took us to “A Whole New World” some 27 years ago. Now Disney’s new live-action reimagining of the film has us singing a new tune—and hearing the beloved tunes from the original in an entirely new light. For the vibrant and exciting film (now playing at a theater near…

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Exclusive: Preview a New Song by Alan Menken and Glenn Slater from Tangled: The Series

By Beth Deitchman

During the Tangled: The Series panel at D23 Expo 2017, the series’ cast and creative team shared a preview of an upcoming special episode that was, both literally and figuratively, music to our ears. The tentpole episode, “Queen for a Day,”—which airs this Sunday, November 19 (7–8 p.m. ET)—finds Rapunzel in charge of Corona while the…

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5 Magical Stories from Alan Menken’s Expo Performance

By Courtney Potter

“Under the Sea”… “Beauty and the Beast”… “A Whole New World”… Disney Legend Alan Menken’s work with The Walt Disney Company—with fellow Disney Legend Howard Ashman, as well as a host of incredible collaborators—has delighted audiences for almost 30 years. Today, inside a packed Hall D23, Alan celebrated that work with a…

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Disney Legend Alan Menken to Perform Brand-New One-Man Show at D23 Expo 2017

By D23 Team

“Under the Sea.” “Be Our Guest.” “Colors of the Wind.” This is just some of the unforgettable music written by Disney Legend Alan Menken over the course of his unrivaled career. Menken’s iconic melodies have been stuck in our heads and are firmly imprinted on our hearts—and now, at D23 Expo 2017, he’s giving us the chance to hear them…

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