Author: Sammy Buck

With productions on five continents, Sammy Buck is an award-winning writer, teaching artist, and creator of Structure! The Musical: Everything You Need to Know About Musicals You Can Learn From Star Wars. He is the bookwriter/lyricist of Like You Like It (Broadway Licensing, Broadway Records) and StinkyKids The Musical (TRW, Off-Broadway Alliance Award for Best Family Show); bookwriter/co-lyricist of Small Town Story (American Theater Group/SOPAC, Richard Rodgers Award finalist); bookwriter of Leonard Bernstein's Cast Party (Roundabout); and lyricist of The Doll Maker's Gift (Rose Theater) and ... And Then I Wrote a Song About It (Luna, Diversionary). Films include Red Hook and Fade to White. An Emmy winner with TVLand digital, he also has mentored for ETC's Young Playwright's Festival. He is a member of BMI and The Dramatists Guild. Learn more at

Survival of Our Species

Survival of Our Species

Understanding base stories

Jul 28, 2020

What <em>Star Wars</em> Teaches About Musical Theatre

What Star Wars Teaches About Musical Theatre

The five journeys of story structure

Apr 13, 2020