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What playwright should write a book to a musical?

Alex Kulak2
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Can you imagine a musical written by Annie Baker?

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I've always wanted Christopher Durang to write a musical
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Alex Kulak2 said: "Can you imagine a musical written by Annie Baker?"

I quite literally can't! 

It's funny, I was just thinking today about which playwrights do double-duty in that regard. I think some very stylized contemporary playwrights would be good, like Susan Lori-Parks, Brandon Jacobs-Jenkins, possibly McDonagh - writers whose language already has a kind of music to it. Like I said, I can't imagine a hyper-naturalistic playwright like Annie Baker writing a musical.