In this episode, listen to part one of a staged reading of the musical Wild Dada Ducks, moderated by Sheldon Harnick, Stephen Sondheim, Gretchen Cryer, and Tom Jones.

Originally recorded in 1992.

Direct download: ITRWildDadaDucksPartI.mp3
Category:Dramatists and Their Work -- posted at: 3:18pm EST

In this episode, listen to lyricist Stephen Sondheim and director Hal Prince discuss the ups and downs of collaborating with each other, as well as give advice to those who wish to collaborate in the future. Moderated by Gretchen Cryer.

Originally recorded in 1979.

Direct download: ITR_Sondheim_Cryer.mp3
Category:Collaborating -- posted at: 1:00pm EST

On Writing
Direct download: ITR_IvesGreenidge.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 3:18pm EST

Stephen Scwartz and Alfred Uhry discuss their adaptation processes.


Originally recorded in 2003 and 1990.


Direct download: ITR_SchwartzUhry.mp3
Category:On Writing -- posted at: 3:07pm EST

Emily Mann and Moises Kaufman

In our compilation episode, Edward Albee speaks with Council member Emily Mann about playwriting and directing. Itamar Moses and Dramatists Guild member Moises Kaufman discuss inspirations in their work.

Originally recorded in 2007 and 2009.


Direct download: ITRAlbeeMannKaufmanMoses.mp3
Category:On Writing -- posted at: 9:59am EST

Council member Michael Weller (Moonchildren, 50 Words) discusses how his background in musical training informs his writing.


Originally recorded in 1993

Direct download: ITR_Weller.mp3
Category:On Writing -- posted at: 4:01pm EST

In a master class with Guild members, Tony award-winning composer and lyricist Jason Robert Brown (The Last Five Years, The Bridges of Madison County, Honeymoon in Vegas) discusses the ins-and-outs of theatrical songwriting, including some examples from his own work.


Originally recorded in 2013.

Direct download: ITR_JasonRobertBrown.mp3
Category:On Writing -- posted at: 11:03am EST

Award-winning playwright and director Emily Mann (Artistic Director of McCarter Theatre and DG Council member) describes her creative process originating work based on actual events and real people.


Originally recorded in 1994

Direct download: ITR_EmilyMann.mp3
Category:On Writing -- posted at: 10:17am EST

Timothy Mason (Dr. Suess’ How the Grinch Stole Christmas! The Musical, Babylon Gardens) joins DG members for a conversation about the business of being a playwright.


Originally recorded in 1991.

Direct download: ITR_Mason.mp3
Category:On Writing -- posted at: 10:35am EST

The award-winning writing team of Grey Gardens, Scott Frankel, Michael Korie and Doug Wright, discuss bringing a cult classic film to Broadway.


Originally recorded in 2006

Direct download: ITR_GreyGardens.mp3
Category:Collaborating -- posted at: 10:00am EST

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