The Dramatists Guild Fund to make The Legacy Project available on iTunes



Dramatists Guild Fund President Gretchen Cryer and Executive Director Rachel Routh announce that The Legacy Project will be made available for download on iTunes beginning Tuesday, June 9.”We are thrilled to bring this collection of insights, wisdom, and advice from America’s most prominent dramatists to a wider audience through iTunes, making the series more accessible to academics, students, and theater lovers across the country.” – Rachel RouthCreated by The Dramatists Guild Fund in 2009 and conceived by playwright Jonathan Reynolds, The Legacy Project documents and preserves the creative process of America’s most esteemed dramatists in a series of filmed conversations between prominent and promising playwrights, composers, lyricists, and librettists. The series provides insight into the craft and business of writing for the theater with dramatists including Lynn Ahrens and Stephen Flaherty, Edward Albee, Charles Fuller, Tina Howe, John Kander and Stephen Sondheim.

“If you want to know what people in the theatre world really sound
like, this is your ticket.” – DGF Board member and Tony Award-winning dramatist Terrence McNally

The Legacy Project provides a unique window into the creation of award-winning plays and musicals such as “Cabaret,” “A Delicate Balance,” “Into the Woods,” “Ragtime,” from the writers themselves.

Each episode will be available for rental or purchase: $4.99 (Rent/vod) $14.99 (Sale/download) for each film.

Available on iTunes:

Lynn Ahrens & Stephen Flaherty interview by Andrew Lippa

Edward Albee interview by Will Eno

Charles Fuller interview by Lynn Nottage

Tina Howe interview by Sarah Ruhl

John Kander interview by Kirsten Childs

Stephen Sondheim interview by Adam Guettel

For clips from the Legacy Project visit www.dgfund.org/legacy

About The Legacy Project

An initiative of The Dramatists Guild Fund, The Legacy Project documents and preserves the creative process of America’s most esteemed dramatists in a series of filmed conversations, each featuring an established stage author (or team of collaborators) and an emerging one. These videos serve to heighten awareness of writing and composing for the stage and are intended for an audience of students, historians, aficionados of the theatre, and the public in general. They provide a unique window into the thinking of America’s most prominent and promising playwrights, composers, lyricists and librettists.

The Legacy Project producers include Nancy Ford, Carol Hall, Peter Ratray and Jonathan Reynolds. The interviews are filmed and directed by Jeremy Levine and Landon Van Soest of Transient Pictures.

The Legacy Project was originally conceived by Jonathan Reynolds.

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