Little Shop Of Horrors
In 1986, we received the film model of the stage musical primarily based on the 1960 Roger Corman film of the identical title, Little Shop of Horrors. Needless to say, making a musical about an alien plant that eats folks was an odd selection, however then Howard Ashman, who wrote the musical, was a little bit of an odd, but good, man. He was so good that Disney wished to carry him in to work with the studio on movies. Ashman would, in flip, usher in his musical accomplice on Little Shop, Alan Menken, and the 2 would begin work on The Little Mermaid. Ashman and Menken would proceed to work for Disney on Beauty and the Beast and Aladdin. The pair are largely answerable for the whole existence of the Disney Rennaissance. Alan Menken nonetheless works with Disney to this present day, and lately achieved the coveted EGOT, with each award coming from a Disney challenge.