episode 2- What comes first - music or lyrics?
This complete guide to the modern musical covers the entire process of creating a show, from finding and working out the initial idea, through the writing of both songs and libretto, to the ways in which writers can market a finished show and get it produced.
This comprehensive book, for the interested theatergoer and writers, new or experienced, is written in a lively and user-friendly style and illustrated with numerous examples, containing a how-to tutorial approach to its subject matter that has never appeared in print. With years of theatrical experience between them, Steven L. Rosenhaus and Allen Cohen have written the best and most comprehensive guide to the Broadway musical.
episode 4 -music skills - do I have what it takes to write musical theatre?
Free music theory resources
Apple App Store for iOS
And a literal plethora of other options, both on iOS or Mac