Jun 13, 2016
01:35 - When did Cheryl know she wanted to be a writer and how did she become interested in writing musicals?
08:02 - What is Cheryl's writing process like?
14:57 - Why is it particularly hard to write musicals?
18:30 - What aspects of a musical does Cheryl write?
26:42 - Cheryl's show, "River's End."
28:52 - What it was like to write lyrics for Chicago Shakespeare Theater's "Merry Wives of Windsor" and "Measure for Measure."
41:26 - Highlights of being a Resident Playwright at Chicago Dramatists.
51:32 - Why Cheryl loves teaching.
59:13 - Promotions: June 24th and 25th performances of "The Revolving Door" with StoryCatcher's Theatre and TLD Temporary Lockdown Ensemble. Cheryl's Klimt musical will be a part of: The American Musical Theatre Project at Northwestern University during this school year/cycle and at Berkeley College of Music in Boston as a developmental workshop in the Fall and will then be produced there in the Spring.
Next Dramatists Guild Meeting: Tuesday, June 21st at 7 pm at The Goodman Theatre.
1:01:15 - What Cheryl loves most about being the Chicago/Regional Representative for The Dramatists Guild.
Intro Music: "Are You Famous, Yet?" - Laura Scruggs. Outro Music: "The Devil Is In The Beats" - The Chemical Brothers