Ryan Reynolds And Will Ferrell’s Christmas Carol Musical Will Have Music By Dear Evan Hansen Songwriters

Pasek and Paul are rapidly changing into some of the recognizable songwriting duos, becoming a member of a legacy of partnerships that embrace Rodgers and Hammerstein (“The King and I,” “Cinderella,” “The Sound of Music”), Kander and Ebb (“Chicago,” “Cabaret,” “Kiss of the Spider Woman,”), and Menken and Ashman (“Little Shop of Horrors,” “The Little Mermaid,” “Beauty and the Beast”). The songwriters that Pasek and Paul might be collaborating with on “Spirited” are additionally price listening to.

Sukari Jones has written the exhibits “Ain’t Far From Home” and “The River is Me.” Khiyon Hursey is a former music assistant on the Broadway productions of “Hamilton,” was behind the musical “Eastbound,” has written for the romantic musical drama “Soundtrack,” and is at the moment penning “Love in America,” a movie musical that might be produced by Issa Rae. Mark Sonnenblick has been nominated for each Emmy and Drama Desk awards, with credit together with “Song of Parkland,” “Saturday Night Seder,” and “Midnight on the Never Get.”

Incorporating all of those skills collectively is bound to provide an entirely unique sound given the completely different musical stylings of every of those songwriters — one thing a contemporary rendition of an old-school basic like “A Christmas Carol” desperately wants.

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