I guess I'm a slow study but it's taken the Internet and websites and social media and blogs to make me understand that Howard Ashman's fans are all over the world.
This blog is my attempt to make up for lost time.
Da Doo Blog
What does it mean?
...well, absolutely nothing unless you're a fan of Little Shop of Horrors. But it's a funny sound, a funny song and very much a part of Howard Ashman's legacy.
I’m Howard’s sister, Sarah and I hope you’ll join me here as I write about Howard Ashman – the man and the artist. Below is a photo from our family album. I don’t remember whether it was Halloween or a backyard production we were preparing for. It doesn’t matter any more, what remains is the photo and the memory of a brother who always had my back, who drew me into a world of imagination – and who was damn good with a makeup brush.
Da Doo - it means we're going to have Some Fun Now.
May 17, 1979 was Howard’s 29th birthday. He had a show at the WPA Theater and it was opening night. Opening night at the WPA wasn’t really as impressive as, say opening night at the Schubert. The WPA was on ...
Once again, it’s Howard’s birthday. He would be 65 years old today.
Which means he’d be eligible for all sorts of goodies by now. His AARP membership would be in good standing, Medicare and Social Security would have kicked in and ...
It’s human nature, I guess, but I often can’t help but wonder what Howard would be doing now, had he lived.
Howard was born on May 17, 1950. So today he would have been 62 and the cold, hard fact is ...
Howard’s birthday was May 17. Other than his Bar Mitzvah, I don’t remember any of his childhood birthday parties being particularly memorable. His Bar Mitzvah, was most decidedly memorable but we’ll get to that another day.
I remember Howard’s 29th birthday ...