Alan Menken Biography

 
Date Of Birth:
July 22, 1949 (69)
Birth Place:
USA
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Date of Birth: July 22, 1949 (69)
Birth Place: USA
Gender: Male

Theater: God Bless You Mr Rosewater, Little Shop Of Horrors, Real Life Funnies, Atina: Evil Queen Of The Galaxy, Kicks, The Apprenticeship Of Duddy Kravitz, Beauty And The Beast, A Christmas Carol, Weird Romance, King David, Der Glockner Von Notre Dame, The Little Mermaid, Sister Act, Leap Of Faith, Aladdin and Newsies.

Film: Little Shop Of Horrors, The Little Mermaid, Beauty And The Beast, Newsies, Aladdin, Pocahontas, The Hunchback Of Notre Dame, Hercules, Life With Mikey, Lincoln, Home On The Range, Noel, Enchanted, Shaggy Dog, Tangled and Mirror Mirror.

Songs: Rocky V, Home Alone 2 and Captain America.

Awards: 8 Oscars (19 nominations), 11 Grammys (including Song of the Year) , 7 Golden Globes, 3 Tony nominations, Drama Desk, Outer Critics Circle, New York Drama Critics, Olivier and London's Evening Standard.

Honors: Songwriter's Hall of Fame, Doctorates from New York University and University of North Carolina School of the Arts.

Alan Menken Awards and Nominations

(winners are in red)

 
Outer Critics Circle Awards - 2017 - Outstanding New Score (Broadway or Off-Broadway)
Alan Menken, A Bronx Tale
 
Drama Desk Awards - 2014 - Outstanding Music
Alan Menken, Aladdin
 
Tony Awards - 2014 - Best Original Score (Music and/or Lyrics) Written for the Theatre
Alan Menken, Aladdin
 
BroadwayWorld Awards - 2012 - Best Score Gold Star
Alan Menken, Newsies
 
Drama Desk Awards - 2012 - Outstanding Music Gold Star
Alan Menken, Newsies The Musical
 
Drama Desk Awards - 2012 - Outstanding Music
Alan Menken, Leap of Faith
 
Drama League Awards - 2012 - Distinguished Achievement in Musical Theatre Gold Star
Alan Menken
 
Tony Awards - 2012 - Best Original Score (Music and/or Lyrics) Written for the Theatre Gold Star
Alan Menken, Newsies the Musical
 
Drama Desk Awards - 2011 - Outstanding Music
Alan Menken, Sister Act
 
Tony Awards - 2011 - Best Original Score (Music and/or Lyrics) Written for the Theatre
Alan Menken, Sister Act
 
Olivier Awards - 2010 - Best New Musical
Alan Menken, Sister Act
 
Olivier Awards - 2008 - Best Musical Revival
Alan Menken, Little Shop Of Horrors
 
Tony Awards - 2008 - Best Original Score (Music and/or Lyrics) Written for the Theatre
Alan Menken, The Little Mermaid
 
Olivier Awards - 1998 - The American Express Award for Best New Musical Gold Star
Alan Menken, Beauty And The Beast
 
Drama Desk Awards - 1994 - Outstanding Music
Alan Menken, Beauty and the Beast
 
Tony Awards - 1994 - Best Original Score (Music and/or Lyrics) Written for the Theatre
Alan Menken, Beauty and the Beast
 
Drama Desk Awards - 1983 - Outstanding Music
Alan Menken, Little Shop of Horrors
 
New York Drama Critics Circle Awards - 1983 - Best Musical Gold Star
Alan Menken, Little Shop of Horrors
 
Olivier Awards - 1983 - Musical of the Year
Alan Menken, Little Shop Of Horrors
 
Outer Critics Circle Awards - 1983 - Best Score Gold Star
Alan Menken, Little Shop of Horrors