Kristen Anderson-Lopez

Twenty-five years after the Academy's "Year of the woman" ceremony, the women of Hollywood mean business.
Justin Guarini and Telly Leung in In Transit Photo: Joan Marcus At heart, though, what might have seemed like a novel idea
Never mistake an actor for a role that they've played and/or a character that they've voiced. That's an especially smart thing to remember when talking with Josh Gad.
It should come as as no surprise to any observers of the film-making process (particularly original stories) that what actually ends up on the screen is a result of a series of edits, evolutions and adjustments to the original story of a film.
If you dropped by your local Disney Store during the 1989 holiday season looking to purchase some The Little Mermaid -themed merchandise, you'd have learned that what little had been ordered in advance had long since been sold out. Most likely, the only item that would have been left in stock was an Ariel doll with long blonde hair.
So while you personally may be ready to let go of Let It Go, The Walt Disney Company certainly isn't. So you should probably look for the Mouse to seek out all sorts of new ways to extend Frozen's current hot streak.
After sitting around riffing about this Frozen-frenzy, family friends and comedic-actors Ryan O'Quinn and Todd Wilkerson decided to put together a fun video that has been viewed this weekend by hundreds of thousands of sympathetic parents looking for a good laugh.
On June 2, the fifth annual Lilly Awards Ceremony lit up Playwrights Horizons. The Lilly Awards, affectionately called "The Lillies," were founded in 2010 by Julia Jordan, Marsha Norman, and Teresa Rebeck to honor the work of women in the theater.
If you watched the Oscars, you could not help but notice and be moved by the spirit of optimism and positivity that was pervasive throughout the ceremony.
How were Bobby and Kristen-Anderson Lopez were able to create the first movie soundtrack since 2003 to sit at the top of the charts -- No. 1 on the Billboard 200 -- for four non-consecutive weeks? I mean, when you make music that's No. 1 on iTunes in more than 30 countries, you have to be doing something different, right?
Since childhood, Josh had dreamed of voicing the next Timon, Lumiere or Sebastian. That sidekick in a Disney animated film that you just can't forget. But then Book of Mormon happened.
"That song really reflects everything that Kristen and I were going through at that moment," Bobby laughed. "There are lyrics