Legacy Project

American theater’s most exciting and esteemed writers together in conversation – watch as current and established creators share their struggles, triumphs, and advice, and get an intimate glimpse into their creative process.


The Legacy Project: Volume I

Including: Stephen Sondheim talks with Adam Guettel, Lee Adams, Edward Albee, Jerry Bock & Sheldon Harnick, John Kander, Arthur Laurents, Stephen Sondheim, Joseph Stein, Charles Strouse, Lanford Wilson, A.R. Gurney.

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The Legacy Project: Volume II

Including: Tina Howe talks with Sarah Ruhl, Lynn Ahrens & Stephen Flaherty, Jules Feiffer, Charles Fuller, Frank Gilroy, John Guare, Tina Howe, Tom Jones & Harvey Schmidt, Terrence McNally, Thomas Meehan, Mary Rodgers.

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The Legacy Project: Volume III

Tony Kushner shares his insights and inspiration of his work with Michael Friedman for The Legacy Project: Volume III.

Including: Gretchen Cryer & Nancy Ford, Christopher Durang, Micki Grant, Larry Kramer, Tony Kushner, James Lapine, Alan Menken, Stephen Schwartz, John Patrick Shanley, John Weidman

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The Legacy Project interviews bring us into writers’ homes to see the very places where some of their most beloved works came to life. Revealing the origins of famous songs, delving into relationships with their mentors – writers tell stories that they have never told before. These are candid, no-holds-barred discussions on the struggles of the craft and the triumphs of successes, allowing the true individual behind the fame to emerge. 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. Leonard Majzlin serves as Media Advisor to DGF. The Legacy Project was originally conceived by Jonathan Reynolds.

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