Back in 2016, we had the chance to sit down with award-winning songwriters Benj Pasek and Justin Paul!

Join us at SubCulture in NYC as Pasek and Paul discuss how they started writing music together, the story behind “Caught in the Storm,” their advice to aspiring musicians & songwriters, and more.


Plus, we’ve got some wonderful performances from the duo! Keep scrolling to see their music in action, including songs from Dear Evan Hansen, La La LandSmash, and more.

“Waving Through a Window” from Dear Evan Hansen

“City of Stars” from La La Land

“Caught in the Storm” from Smash

“Middle of a Moment” from James and the Giant Peach

🎼 For more of your favorite Pasek and Paul music, just visit our website!

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