ALADDIN: Musical Maestro

This feature is excerpted from Disney’s Aladdin: A Whole New World (The Road to Broadway and Beyond) by Michael Lassell. Earning a staggering number of accolades for his work on The Little Mermaid, Beauty and the Beast and the film version of Aladdin, amongst many others, Alan Menken is an undisputed master of the stage... Continue Reading →

‘Wicked’: Creating Emerald City Couture

Without a doubt, Wicked has some of the most inventive costumes ever seen on a Broadway stage, and Susan Hilferty’s Tony Award for Best Costumes proves the point.  Learn more about how she came up with those incredible looks. How did you approach the task of designing Wicked’s costumes? Susan Hilferty: I knew I was... Continue Reading →

Finding Your Nerve in ‘Finding Neverland’

By John Moore, Senior Arts Journalist for the Denver Center for the Performing Arts Acclaimed Director Diane Paulus was hooked on Finding Neverland by a line the nefarious Captain Hook says to the story’s author himself, J.M. Barrie: “You can go back to being what everyone expects you to be,” the iron-wristed pirate says. “Or you... Continue Reading →

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