1a53768325492c878f4af9891df34c28_largeAcademy Award winning animator Will Vinton is turning his attention to the stage with his latest project: a musical called The Kiss based on The Frog Prince. “I’m thrilled about bringing a comedic animation perspective to the stage… We’ve already put several years of blood, sweat, and tears into The Kiss originally as an animated concept, then another year of reworking the book and the music for the stage.” David Pomeranz, a multi-platinum songwriter providing the music, adds “We’ve got all these incredible effects that everyone would expect from an animated feature, but no one’s ever seen these things put on a Broadway stage before.” The pair has taken to Kickstarter to fund the next step of their project – their first staged event before moving on to a potential pre-Broadway premiere and eventual Broadway production.