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The process of writing a song for musical theater takes a lot of thought, time, and creativity. Below are several videos to help guide you as you write your own original musical theater song! ​

Alan Menken and Jack Feldman explore songwriting for Newsies including how a show can grow from film to stage and much more:

The Students, Faculty, and Alumni of the University of the Arts Approach the Process of Songwriting for a Special Annual Festival of New Musical Theatre Work:

Stephen Schwartz on Learning to Write for the Stage: 

Lynn Ahrens, Stephen Flaherty, William Finn and Adam Guettel discuss the process of creating music and lyrics including adaptations:

Amazing Grace Composer's Unconventional Songwriting Process Amazing in Itself:

Sheldon Harnock discusses the Job of a Lyricist:

Cy Coleman discusses the Job of a Theatre Composer:

Jason Robert Brown discusses writing in your own voice, the journey to becoming a composer, and collaboration.

On writing - "I Want" Song


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