Tim Burton’s The Nightmare Before Christmas in Concert is coming to UK next year. Live performance with orchestra and choir will feature Danny Elfman as Jack Skellington, Catherine O’Hara as Sally and Ken Page as Oogie Boogie. There will be two concerts in December 2019: Dec 2nd in Glasgow and Dec 4th in London.
Tickets go on sale Friday 7th December here.
Source: Tim Burton – Official Page
On November 3rd ‘Dr. Seuss’ The Grinch’ premiered at Alice Tully Hall, Lincoln Center in New York City. The Universal Pictures’ animation is based on Dr. Seuss’ holiday classic. It stars Benedict Cumberbatch as voice of Grinch. Danny provided the score to the movie. Here are some photos from the event and a short interview with Elfman.
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This year Hollywood Bowl celebrated the 25th Anniversary of The Tim Burton’s Nightmare Before Christmas in 3 concerts on October 26, 27 and 28. The Nightmare’s live to picture performance starred Danny Elfman as Jack Skellington and original cast members: Catherine O’Hara, Ken Page and Paul Reubens. Maestro John Mauceri conducted the orchestra.
Danny just like the last time at the Bowl ended the show with encore of Oingo Boingo song ‘Dead Man’s Party’ (with Steve Bartek on guitar and Tony Kanal on bass).
Look at some highlights from the concerts.
Hollywood Bowl’s Facebook page hosted a Q&A with Danny. Elfman talked about the upcoming Halloween shows celebrating 25th anniversary of The Nightmare Before Christmas. Then Danny answered some questions from the fans.
Watch the video here.
Tickets for the Halloween concerts are available here.
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On September 4th Danny was one of the guests at Kevin & Bean Show at KROQ station.
The podcast with interview is available here.
This Halloween Elfman will return to Hollywood Bowl for Disney in Concert Tim Burton’s Nightmare Before Christmas. He will perform as Jack Skellington once again in two shows on October 26 and 27. Nightmare will be performed live to film with the full orchestra and choir conducted by John Mauceri and original cast members Catherine O’Hara and Ken Page.
In latest Collider interview Danny talks about his work and thoughts on ‘Don’t Worry He Won’t Get Far On Foot’. Elfman talks also about his collaboration with Gus Van Sant. Later in the interview he was asked about the creative relationship with Tim Burton and their latest collaboration – ‘Dumbo’.
Read the interview here.