Laurence Maslon is an associate arts professor at New York University's Tisch School of the Arts. He is the coauthor, with Michael Kantor, of the acclaimed companion volume to the Emmy Award-winning PBS documentary series "Broadway: The American Musical", for which he also cowrote two episodes. He also wrote the "American Masters" documentary on Richard Rodgers and was senior consultant on the fortieth-anniversary DVD release of "The Sound of Music". He lives in New York City and on Long Island with his wife, Genevieve, and their dog, Ruby.
Kantor is a writer, director, and producer. He is president of Ghost Light Films and Almo Inc., companies dedicated to bringing the arts to television.