This edition: Composers and LyricistsTweet
Original tape date: November 30, 2007.
A panel of acclaimed, Tony Award-winning composers and lyricists - Lynn Ahrens, Stephen Flaherty, William Finn and Adam Guettel - discuss their first theatrical experiences, the process of writing and composing, what's involved in working with a partner, early influences on their music, and where they find inspiration; offer advice for students; and demonstrate their craft by playing a bit of their work.
Lynn Ahrens Lyricist
William Finn Composer
Stephen Flaherty Composer
Sondra Gilman Host, American Theatre Wing Seminars
Douglas Leeds Host, American Theatre Wing Seminars
Pia Lindström Moderator