Interview: Christopher Kriz, Daniel Knox and Greg Hirte

What are the pleasures and pitfalls of composing incidental music for a play? Chicago composers Christopher Kriz (multiple Jeff award nominee, including for his music for Lifeline Theatre’s 2013 production of Pride and Prejudice) and Daniel Knox (Jeff-nominated for his music for Mary Arrchie’s production ofThe Glass Menagerie), and actor/violinist Greg Hirte (incidental music for Piven Theatre’s production of The Language Archive), join Anne Nicholson Weber to talk about their work.

Originally published March 10, 2014 on