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The process of songwriting takes a lot of thought, time, and creativity.  Here are several videos to help you figure out how to accomplish the song in musical theatre. ‚Äč

 

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 discussing 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 Discussion the Job of a Theatre Composers

 

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

Articles:
On writing - I Want Song
 

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