A Whole New World:
The Musical Magic of Alan Menken
Conceived & Directed by Adrian Marchuk
Musical Direction & Arrangements by Chris Tsujiuchi
Elena Juatco, Adrian Marchuk, Dana Jean Phoenix
Produced by Brian Goldenberg & Adrian Marchuk
October 11th-13th, 2018
Premiering at Theatre Collingwood
Revisit your childhood with the iconic music of Alan Menken, the master songwriter of Aladdin, Beauty And The Beast, The Little Mermaid, Pocahontas, and Little Shop Of Horrors. Discover how one man’s music gave us a whole new world of animated characters, stories, and classic films.
Hear all your favourite hits, including Be Our Guest, Part Of Your World, Friend Like Me, Under The Sea, Colors of the Wind, Go The Distance, Suddenly Seymour, and of course, A Whole New World.
This in-concert production will highlight the work of composer ALAN MENKEN, produced by Adrian Marchuk, and including his incredibly talented musicians and performers.
Starting with his bursting onto the scene with LITTLE SHOP OF HORRORS, then on to his spearheading the Disney renaissance with THE LITTLE MERMAID, BEAUTY AND THE BEAST, ALADDIN, POCAHONTAS, and HUNCHBACK OF NOTRE DAME, and finally his return to live-action singing with NEWSIES, SISTER ACT, and ENCHANTED, Menken’s shows are known and loved by everyone.
Adrian Marchuk has mined Alan Menken’s catalogue for the famous treasures and the little unknown gems, and will also highlight some great Canadian connections. This show contains endless amazing songs and will be attractive to audiences of all ages 5-105!