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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! ‚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 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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