Alan Menken - 11/8/17

1)  He was born and raised in London? 

2)  He was a songwriter for Sesame Street? 

3)  He wrote the musical Rocky Horror Picture Show? 

4)  He’s won more Oscars than composer John Williams? 


1)  Fake…New York City.

2)  Fact…in the ‘70’s.

3)  Fake…Little Shop Of Horrors.  It opened in 1982, and at the time, set the box-office record for highest grossing Off-Broadway show of all time.

4)  Fact…Williams has won 5 while Menken has won 8.  He’s tied for 4th all time with costume designer Edith Head.  Walt Disney holds the record with 22 Academy Awards.

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