The December 23, 2017 edition of On Stage is a compilation of some of the show's favorite profiles of composers from the past year. Frank DiLella sits down at the keys to discuss the songwriting process with:

  • Lynn Ahrens and Stephen Flaherty (“Anastasia,” “Once On This Island”) 
  • John Kander (“Chicago,” “Cabaret”) 
  • Marc Shaiman and Scott Wittman (“Hairspray,” “Charlie and the Chocolate Factory”) 
  • Alan Menken (“The Little Mermaid,” “Aladdin,” “Beauty and the Beast”) 
  • Benj Pasek and Justin Paul (“Dear Evan Hansen,” “A Christmas Story”)