Resources

Books:

Work in Progress (Random House)
By Michael Eisner

Disneywar (Simon and Schuster)
By James B Stewart

The Operator - David Geffen(Random House)
By Tom King

Tale As Old As Time, The Art and Making of Beauty and the Beast IDisney Editions)
By Charles Solomon

Disney’s The Little Mermaid, A Broadway Musical (Disney Editions)
By Michael Lassell

Disney’s Art of Animation (Hyperion)
By Bob Thomas

The Keys to the Kingdom: The Rise of Michael Eisner and the Fall of Everybody Else (Harper Paperbacks)
By Kim Masters

Films:
Waking Sleeping Beauty

Documentary on Disney animation Renaissance

Recordings that feature lyrics by Howard Ashman (not including cast and film albums)
Howard Sings Ashman
(www.psclassics.com)

Songs with lyrics by Howard are included in the following compilations:
The Alan Menken Album (Varese Sarabande)
Songs You Might Have Missed
Faith,Trust andPixie Dust (PS Classics)
Unsung Musicals (Varese Sarabande)
Unsung Musicals III (Varese Sarabande)
Unsung Musicals: The Ultimate Collection (Varese Sarabande)
Lost In Boston IV (Varese Sarabande)
The Music Behind The Magic (Walt Disney Records)
Emily Skinner
Disneymania 3 (Walt Disney Records)

Websites We Like

Waking Sleeping Beauty – The story of the Disney animation renaissance told by the people who were there.

Disney Archives – A fun site for exploring Disney’s wonderful film past

Keeping Score  - A site devoted to cataloging recordings of cut songs, songs from musicals without cast albums, songs omitted from cast albums, and songs from unproduced musicals

Disney Legends - Howard Ashman and Alan Menken were inducted as Disney Legends in 2001.

MTI’s Little Shop Showspace

Library of Congress, Howard Ashman Collection

Disneymusicals.com

Howard Ashman and Our Digital Future