#MusicalsWeek

What is the process of developing new musical theatre? How can composers and lyricists better protect their work, while also promoting it? In this series, Samuel French, Inc. asked four professionals in the theatre industry to share their thoughts on this subject. (Please note that the presented opinions are those of the author, and do not necessarily represent those of Samuel French.) ​​​​​​

This Ain’t No Quick Change
Essay

This Ain’t No Quick Change

1 October 2015

Producer Branden Huldeen discusses examples of new, exciting forms of musical theatre, and how much opportunity there still in for growth in the field.

Unpacking “Diversity” In Musical Theatre
Essay

Unpacking “Diversity” In Musical Theatre

30 September 2015

Michael R. Jackson proposes a way to challenge whiteness as the standard lens through which to see story and song artistically and politically.

Musical Theatre Factory and the Means of New Musical Development
Essay

Musical Theatre Factory and the Means of New Musical Development

29 September 2015

Artistic Director Shakina Nayfack discusses the origins and trajectory of the Musical Theatre Factory, which advocates new musical development.

Promotion and Protection of Musicals
Essay

Promotion and Protection of Musicals

28 September 2015

Sean Patrick Flahaven dispenses practical advice to aspiring musical theatre writers.

Welcome to #MusicalsWeek
Essay

Welcome to #MusicalsWeek

Protecting, Developing, and Celebrating Your Work

27 September 2015

Ashley Moniz and Courtney Kochuba introduce this series of articles and live events taking place this week online and in New York City.

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