We’ve partnered with the Dramatists Guild Foundation to create 30 episodes (and counting!) about the creative process. The Legacy Project profiles some of American theater’s most exciting and esteemed writers in conversation about their struggles and triumphs. Through the series, viewers get an intimate glimpse into the creative process of legends including Stephen Sondheim (Sweeny Todd), Edward Albee (Who’s Afraid of Virginia Woolf), and Arthur Laurents (West Side Story)A Filmmakers Library/Alexander Street Press bestselling title and featured in the HBO special Six by Sondheim.

In this episode, Kristen Anderson-Lopez (Frozen) joins Alan Menken (Little Shop of Horrors) in his studio for a conversation about songwriting.


Client: Dramatists Guild Foundation
Directed by: Jeremy S. Levine and Landon Van Soest

Volume III
Edited by: Jonathan Johnson
Production Coordinator: Marina Fernandez Ferri
Cinematography by: Eric Phillips-Horst, Anna Franquesa Solano, Alex Gallitano, Adam Uhl, Joe Gabriel
Motion Graphics: Mike Wechsler
Original Music by: David Shire, T. Griffin