Len Schiff is a lyricist/librettist. During his residency, he worked with composer David Mallamud on book and lyrics for the Pentagon Papers musical, Dangerous, which they began developing as 2016-17 Dramatist Guild Fellows. The work is expected to receive a proof-of-concept concert reading in 2018.
Other current projects include adaptations of the novels Swordspoint and The Man Who Was Thursday. Previous works include The Golem of Havana (music: Salomon Lerner, book: Michel Hausmann), which premiered July 2014 at Barrington Stage in Pittsfield, MA; and Signs of Life (music: Joel Derfner, book: Peter Ullian), which has enjoyed runs at the Victory Gardens Theater in Chicago and Marjorie Deane Theater in New York.