Daniel Goldstein is the director of the recent Broadway revival of Godspell. His recent projects include Ethan Sandler's Artificial Fellow Traveler (Ars Nova), Anna Christie (The Old Globe), God of Carnage (Huntington Theater Company), The Unauthorized Autobiography of Samantha Brown (Goodspeed Musicals). Last summer, the musical Unknown Soldier, which he wrote with Michael Friedman, was workshopped at The National Musical Theater Conference at The Eugene O'Neill Theater Center. New York Credits include: Beau Willimon’s Lower Ninth (The Flea, SPF), the Off-Broadway commercial production of the hit Fringe Festival musical Walmartopia, Kenny Finkle’s Indoor/Outdoor (DR2 and SPF), But I'm a Cheerleader (NYMF). Other credits include Clear (O’Neill National Musical Theater Conference), True West (Williamstown Theater Festival), Miss Margarida’s Way (Bay Street Theater, with Julie Halston), Annie (St. Louis MUNY), A New Brain (Toho Theater in Tokyo), Mary’s Wedding (Two Rivers Theater), a highly praised revival of Godspell (Papermill Playhouse), Sinan Unel’s The Cry of the Red, Falsettos, and Les Liaisons Dangerouses (Huntington Theater Company), and Bathsheba Doran’s Living Room in Africa at Gloucester Stage. He has served as the Associate Director for All Shook Up! and Fully Committed, and as the Resident Director for the First National Tour of Mamma Mia! He is a graduate of Northwestern University with a degree in Performance Studies.
A musical is only as good as its libretto, the piece that marries the plot and character development with musical composition. This 10-week class tackles the techniques of plot structure, story development, and adaptation, as well as how to write for various musical genres such as pop, rock, and musical theater.