Overachieving songwriter Nellie McKay is writing a musical based on Tom Perrotta’s Election, and her take on her responsibilities is almost-Flickian! “This means I get to decide what parts are emphasized, which creates a lot of pressure on me. I hoping it turns out all right, but there are so many people involved in the making of any one of these shows that it’s hard to know what fingers to cross.” [PopMatters via BV]