Stories: Interviews

Julia Meinwald & Gordon Leary

Julia Meinwald & Gordon Leary on Writing the Unlikable

It’s right there in the first sentence of the first paragraph on their website, “Julia Meiniald and Gordon Leary write aggressively empathetic musicals.” Perhaps empathy is a fairly standard tool in the writer’s toolkit, but a scan of the musicals created by this team uncovers characters who, more often than not, set off on troubling journeys. We caught up with the songwriting duo, who go by their first names professionally, Julia & Gordon, although also Gordon & Julia, to discuss what it means to write with so much empathy....

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leo&hyde leo and hyde

Leo & Hyde Just “Click”

As summer winds down, and the Coronavirus pandemic, well, doesn’t, 10glo is exploring ways to share stories from writers beyond our home base here in New York. If we can’t meet face to face, we might as well dive headfirst into this remote world to find new connections. And that’s a fitting goal for today’s interview as we sit down with Stephen Hyde and Leo Mercer, of Leo&Hyde....

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Timothy Huang Composer

2,200 Words with Timothy Huang

Here at 10glo we showcase many different kinds of writing teams, but the one that is the most rare is the multi-hyphenate solo writer tackling book, music and lyrics simultaneously. However, Timothy Huang is the true triple threat of musical theater. So, it’s no surprise that Timothy has a lot to say. Below he speaks openly about his process, the birth of his daughter and how the industry needs to be remade with a new generation of inclusive leadership. ...

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Jamie Maletz Composer

Jamie Maletz on Trusting Your Gut, Maestra Music and Why Her New Musical Needed a Valley of Death

One of the benefits of writing for 10glo Stories is discovering the unique, sometimes hidden and sometimes not-so-hidden, passions that drive musical theater artists. Today is no exception as we connect with Jamie Maletz, a composer, lyricist and bookwriter whose most recent project is The Valley...

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Rachel Dean & David Brush

Talking The Anxiety Project With Rachel Dean and David Brush

Rachel Dean and David Brush, of Dean & Brush, are meeting with the 10glo editorial team virtually, to chat about their musical The Anxiety Project, and what how they are staying busy during quarantine. ...

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Ryan Duncan

5 Questions With Ryan Duncan

The 10glo editorial team recently caught up with prolific Broadway and Off-Broadway actor, Ryan Duncan, to find out about his new musical project, A Gander Family Christmas....

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