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 ...
You may have noticed by now that we’ve been loading up videos from Howard’s Memorial. In a blatant effort to get your eyes and your attention, we’ve been putting up material from people you know and love like Jodi Benson ...
Howard died on March 14, 1991 – twenty years ago today. For twenty years, Howard’s companion Bill, our good friend Nancy and I have called each other on March 14 and said some variation of, “I just thought I’d call.” ...