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TAle As Old As Time: 
The Songs of Howard AshMAN


RUN TIME: 75 minutes


Tale as Old as Time: The Songs of Howard Ashman 
premiered as part of 92NY's Lyrics & Lyricists series! It celebrates the artistic output of the man responsible for Little Shop of Horrors, Beauty and the Beast, The Little Mermaid, Aladdin, Smile, God Bless You, Mr. Rosewater, and more.


Featuring a mixture of known tunes and rare gems from unfinished shows, the concert was co-written by Matt Kunkel and Zinzer Jay.

The show is equal parts concert and biography, taking deep dive into Ashman's life and process. Highlighting his innate ability to turn "the outsider" into the hero - feeling the full breadth of their joy, heartache, liberation, and happiness.

Directed by Christian Borle & Starring John Cariani

Featuring: Heather Ayers (Groundhog Day), Nadina Hassan (Mean Girls), Khadija Sankoh (Little Shop of Horrors), and Manu Narayan (Company) 

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