Alan Menken, Larry Kramer and More Featured in Dramatists Guild Fund's THE LEGACY PROJECT: VOLUME III, Out on YouTube Today!
Dramatists Guild Fund President, Andrew Lippa and Executive Director Rachel Routh announce The Legacy Project: Volume III will be available to the public on YouTube beginning today, December 6. Scroll down to watch some of the videos!
Created 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.
"Thanks to Roe Green and her support of The Legacy Project, making Volume III free to the public on YouTube, students and writers of all ages will have access to the insights shared by some of our most influential writers in the American Theater." - Andrew Lippa, President of the Dramatists Guild Fund
"The Legacy Project has been such a valuable resource for students and an inspiration for writers across the country. I am proud to help The Dramatists Guild Fund continue this series and make it available on YouTube so we can all experience being in the room with Alan Menken, Tony Kushner, Gretchen Cryer, and the other master writers in Volume III." - Roe Green, DGF Board member and Executive Producer of The Legacy Project:Volume III
The Legacy Project: Volume III includes:
Released later this month
Select episodes from Volume I & Volume II are available for rent or download on iTunes, while the full boxed set of DVDs are available for purchase on the Dramatists Guild Fund's website. Clips from the first two volumes of The Legacy Project are available to the public at dgfund.org/legacyprojectarchive.
An initiative of The Dramatists Guild Fund, The Legacy Project documents and preserves the creative process of America's most esteemed dramatists. The series of filmed conversations provide a unique window into the thinking of America's most prominent and promising playwrights, composers, lyricists and librettists. 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.
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 Dramatists Guild Fund's Media Advisor is Leonard Majzlin.
The Dramatists Guild Fund is the public charity arm of the Dramatists Guild of America. Its mission is to aid and nurture writers for the theater; to fund nonprofit theaters producing contemporary American works; and to heighten awareness, appreciation, and support of theater across the country. Each year, DGF awards grants to non-profit theatrical organizations across the country that produce works by American writers, provides emergency aid to writers facing illness or other unforeseen circumstances, and supports numerous educational programs and writing development opportunities for dramatists. For more information, visit www.DGFund.org.
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