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  • composer of stage musical A CHRISTMAS CAROL (Lynn Ahrens lyricist)
  • composer of Off-Broadway musical LITTLE SHOP OF HORRORS
  • composer of Off-Broadway musical WEIRD ROMANCE
  • composer of broadway "Disney's Beauty & the Beast"
  • Composed score for stage musical "Her Pilgrim Soul" based on Twilight Zone (1985) episode by the same name, directed by Wes Craven.
  • (1986) His musical, "The Little Shop of Horrors," co-written with Howard Ashman, was performed at the Candlelight Dinner Playhouse in Chicago, Illinois. Cast and crew also included Hollis Resnik, Gene Weygandt, Dale Morgan, David Pomato (sound designer), Nick Venden (musical director), directed by William Pullinsi.
  • (2008) Stephen Schwartz and his musical version of Victor Hugo's novel, "The Hunchback of Notre Dame," was performed at the Bailiwick Repertory Theatre in Chicago, Illinois. John Horan was lighting designer.
  • (2008) Howard Ashman and his musical, "Little Shop of Horrors," was performed at the Paper Mill Playhouse in Millburn, New Jersey.
  • (1982) His musical, "Little Shop of Horrors," was performed at the Orpheum Theatre on Broadway in New York City with Ellen Greene, Lee Wilkof, Hy Anzell, Franc Luz, Sheila Kay Davis, Leilani Jones, Jennifer Leigh Warren, Martin P. Robinson, and Ron Taylor in the cast. Howard Ashman was director.
  • (1983) His musical, "Little Shop of Horrors," was performed at the Comedy Theatre in London, England with Barry James, Claire Moore, David Burt, and Harry Towb in the cast. Howard Ashman was director.
  • (September 15, 2011 - October 16, 2011) His musical stage adaptation, "Newsies," was performed at the Paper Mill Playhouse in Millburn, New Jersey. Jack Feldman was lyricist. Harvey Fierstein wrote the book. Christopher Gattelli was choreographer. Jeff Calhoun was director.
  • (2011-2012 Season) Howard Ashman and his musical, "Little Shop of Horrors," was performed at the Theatre at the Center in Chicago, Illinois with Rod Thomas in the cast.
  • (June 30, 1997) Howard Ashman and his musical,"Beauty and the Beast," was performed at the Dominion Theatre in London, England with Alasdair Harvey, Julie Alanah Brighten, Derek Griffiths, Barry James, Mary Millar, and Norman Rossington in the cast.
  • (2013-2014 Season) His musical, "A Christmas Carol The Musical," based on the Charles Dickens novel was performed at the Theatre at the Center in Chicago, Illinois with Larry Adams in the cast.
  • (2007) Howard Ashman and his musical, "Little Shop of Horrors," was performed in a Menier Chocolate Factory production at the Duke of York's Theatre in London, England with Sheridan Smith, Paul Keating, Mike McShane, Barry James, and Alistair McGowan in the cast. Matthew White was director.
  • (2005) Howard Ashman and his musical, "The Beauty and the Beast," was performed at the Marriott Theatre in Chicago, Illinois with Johanna Mackenzie Miller and Bernie Yvon in the cast. Marc Robin was director and choreographer. Diane Ferry Williams was lighting designer. Nancy Missimi was costume designer.
  • (September 2004) He was composer for the musical, "Beauty and the Beast," at the Ogunquit Playhouse in Ogunquit, Maine. Howard Ashman and Time Rice were lyricists. Linda Woolverton wrote the book.
  • (May 6 to June 14, 1981) He was composer for the musical, "God Bless You, Mr. Rosewater," at The Arena Stage Theatre in Washington D.C. Howard Ashman wrote the book and lyrics. Dennis Green was additional lyricist. Howard Ashman was also director. Kurt Vonnegut wrote the novel.
  • (August 24 to October 16, 2004) He was composer for the musical, "Little Shop of Horrors," at the Ahmanson Theatre in Los Angeles, Califronia. Based on the idea by Roger Corman. Charles Griffith wrote original screenplay. Kathleen Marshall was choreographer. Jerry Zaks was director. Howard Ashman wrote the book and lyrics.
  • (2012) He composed music for the musical, "Leap of Faith," on Broadway in New York City with Raul Esparza in the cast. Janus Cercone and Warren wrote the book. Sergio Trujillo was choreographer. Christopher Ashley was director.
  • (September 11 to October 24, 2010) He wrote the original score for the musical, "Leap of Faith," in a world premiere at the Ahmanson Theatre in Los Angeles, California with Raul Esparza and Brooke Shields in the cast. Janus Cercone and Glenn Slater wrote the book. Glenn Slater was also lyricist. Rob Ashford was director and choreographer.
  • (2015-2016 season) Howard Ashman and his musical, "Little Shop of Horrors," was performed at the American Blues Theater in Chicago, Illinois. Austin Cook was music director. Sarah E. Ross was puppet designer.
  • (May 7 to 31, 1987) He was composer for the musical, "Little Shop of Horrors," at the Actors Theatre of Louisville (Mainstage) in Louisville, Kentucky with Mona Wyatt (Chiffon); Tonia Rowe (Crystal); Lovette George (Ronnette); Frederic Major (Mushnik); Erica L. Paulson (Audrey); Michael Brian (Seymour); Mark Mocahbee (Derelict; Audrey II 'manipulation'); Steve Rankin (Orin, Bernstein, Snip, Luce and everyone else) and Michael Mandell (Audrey II (voice) in the cast. Howard Ashman wrote the book and lyricist. The musical was based on Roger Corman's film and Charles Griffith's screenplay. László Marton was director. Martin Erskine was music director. Diana Baffa-Brill was choreographer. Robert Billig was vocal arranger. Robby Merkin was orchestra supervisor.
  • (2016 to 2017 season) Alan Menken's musical, "Disney's The Little Mermaid," was performed at the Paramount Theatre in Chicago, Illinois with Jonathan Butler-Duplessis (Sebastian) in the cast. Jeffrey D. Kmiec was scenic designer. Theresa Ham was costume designer. Jesse Klug was lighting designer. Jesse Mooney-Bullock was puppet designer.
  • (2017) Howard Ashman and his musical, "Beauty and the Beast," was performed in an Oregon Shakespeare Festival production at the Allen Elizabethan Stage Theatre in Ashland, Oregon. Bill Rauch was artistic director.
  • (2017 to 2018 season) Jack Feldman and his musical, "Newsies," was performed at the Marriott Theatre in Chicago, Illinois. Alex Sanchez was choreographer.
  • (Summer 1984) Roger Corman, Howard Ashman and his musical, "The Little Shop of Horrors," was performed in a Kenley Players production in Akron, Ohio with the National Tour Company in the cast. John Kenley was artistic director.

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