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For more than 140 years 92nd Street Y has harnessed the power of arts and ideas to enrich, enlighten and change lives. This weekly podcast series features many of the fascinating people and conversations from our stage, both recent as well as treasures from the past.

Oct 8, 2020

Disney+’s Howard: Don Hahn, Alan Menken, Paige O’Hara, Jodi Benson, Bill Lauch, and Sarah Gillespie in Conversation with Vanity Fair’s Joanna Robinson

In this episode of 92Y Talks, director Don Hahn, Alan Menken, Paige O’Hara, Jodi Benson, Bill Lauch, and Sarah Gillespie talk with Vanity Fair’s Joanna Robinson about the life and creative force of Howard Ashman, the brilliant lyricist who helped make some of the most beloved family musicals of all time. Ashman was already a Disney legend when his life was tragically cut short by AIDS, and Don Hahn’s documentary, Howard, brings him into focus. The conversation was streamed live as part of the 92nd Street Y’s online talks series on August 19, 2020.