This edition: Susan Birkenhead and Howard Kissel
Original tape date: March 10, 2006.
Lyricist SUSAN BIRKENHEAND (Triumph of Love, Jelly's Last Jam) and HOWARD KISSEL, chief drama critic of The Daily News, discuss WORDS WITH MUSIC: CREATING THE BROADWAY MUSICAL LIBRETTO, the classic 1971 how-to book on creating effective muscial comedy, which has just been released by Applause Books in a new edition updated and revised by Kissel.
The panel discusses the rules and truths imparted by WORDS WITH MUSIC's author - LEHMAN ENGELS (1910-1982), a legendary conductor and master teacher - in this book and at the influencial BMI workshop, which he founded and which has continued to train talent for the musical theater (including Birkenhead), until today.
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