Getting Started:

Writing, Collaboration & Development

You’ve got an idea for a musical and are ready to get started. Here are some helpful articles on writing, community and collaboration, tech and software tips, and more!

5 Key Takeaways from Irene Sankoff

5 Key Takeaways from Irene Sankoff

The MusicalWriters community recently chatted with Come From Away writer Irene Sankoff. Here are our 5 key takeaways for new musical development.

Member Spotlight: Fred Rohan-Vargas

Member Spotlight: Fred Rohan-Vargas

Academy Member Fred Rohan-Vargas is an experienced playwright and composer and recently was accepted in the 2021 BMI Lehman Engel Musical Theatre Workshop.

4 Tips for Writing Better Lyrics

4 Tips for Writing Better Lyrics

Ready to get started writing lyrics for your musical? Here are 4 tips to help you create songs that stand out and stay true to your story.

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Script and Score Diagnostic


Use this helpful checklist to evaluate your own musical or analyze your favorite shows.