Gender
Male
Born
May 17, 1950
Baltimore, Maryland, USA
Died
Mar 14, 1991
New York, New York, USA
Director Writer Lyricist Presenter Source Material
Aladdin (Mar 20, 2014 - Present)
  • Lyrics by Howard Ashman
MusicalOriginal
The Little Mermaid (Jan 10, 2008 - Aug 30, 2009)
  • Lyrics by Howard Ashman
  • Based on the Disney film produced by Howard Ashman
MusicalFantasyOriginal
Little Shop of Horrors (Oct 02, 2003 - Aug 22, 2004)
  • Book by Howard Ashman
  • Lyrics by Howard Ashman
MusicalComedy PuppetsOriginal
Beauty and the Beast (Apr 18, 1994 - Jul 29, 2007)
  • Lyrics by Howard Ashman
MusicalComedyOriginal
Smile (Nov 24, 1986 - Jan 03, 1987)
  • Directed by Howard Ashman
  • Book by Howard Ashman
  • Lyrics by Howard Ashman
MusicalOriginal
Gorey Stories (Oct 30, 1978 - Oct 30, 1978)
  • Originally presented by the WPA Theatre (Howard Ashman, Artistic Director; Kyle Renick, Managing Director)
PlayPlay with musicOriginal
Aladdin (Apr 11, 2017 - Present)
  • Lyrics by Howard Ashman
MusicalOriginal
On the Record (Nov 09, 2004 - Jul 31, 2005)
  • Featuring songs with lyrics by Howard Ashman
MusicalOriginal
Little Shop of Horrors (Aug 03, 2004 - Apr 16, 2006)
  • Book by Howard Ashman
  • Lyrics by Howard Ashman
  • 'Little Shop of Horrors' was Originally Directed by Howard Ashman
MusicalComedyPuppetsRevival
Beauty and the Beast - Second National (Sep 07, 1999 - Aug 03, 2003)
  • Lyrics by Howard Ashman
MusicalComedyOriginal
Beauty and the Beast - First National (Nov 07, 1995 - Mar 07, 1999)
  • Lyrics by Howard Ashman
MusicalComedyOriginal
Little Shop of Horrors (Apr 16, 1984 - Oct 21, 1984)
  • Directed by Howard Ashman
  • Book by Howard Ashman
  • Lyrics by Howard Ashman
MusicalComedy PuppetsOriginal

Tony Award®

 

Best Original Score Written for the Theatre

2014 | Nominee  | Aladdin
Lyrics by Howard Ashman
 

Best Original Score Written for the Theatre

2008 | Nominee  | The Little Mermaid
Lyrics by Howard Ashman
 

Best Original Score

1994 | Nominee  | Beauty and the Beast
Lyrics by Howard Ashman
 

Best Book of a Musical

1987 | Nominee  | Smile
Book by Howard Ashman

Drama Desk Award

 

Outstanding Lyrics

2014 | Nominee  | Aladdin
Lyrics by Howard Ashman
 

Outstanding Director of a Musical

1983 | Nominee
Howard Ashman (for "Little Shop of Horrors")

Outstanding Lyrics

1983 | Winner
Howard Ashman (for "Little Shop of Horrors")

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