Schwartz and Caird at StarStruck

January 20, 2016 Article

Composer Stephen Schwartz Has a Heart for Kids Submitted by StarStruck Academy & Theatre (StarStruckfl.com) PHOTO: Stephen Schwartz at StarStruck Academy & Theatre. Photo by Mitch Kloorfain. How does the busiest Broadway composer have time to work with children? He makes the time. Stephen Schwartz is committed to the future of musical theatre. He is passionate [...]

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Stephen Schwartz Concerts 2015-2016 Update

September 22, 2015 Events with Stephen Schwartz

This article is published as part of The Schwartz Scene newsletter issue 56 Fall 2015 2015 – 2016 Concerts Stephen Schwartz not only writes songs for Broadway and Hollywood, but he performs in concert as well. He often speaks to audience members after the concerts, so this could be your chance to meet him. Here’s [...]

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Stephen Schwartz and Carnegie Mellon University

June 29, 2015 Article

Stephen Schwartz’s CMU Education Helped Launch Career PHOTO: Stephen Schwartz at Carnegie Mellon University receiving an honorary doctorate. Also pictured: Paula Wagner, a film producer and film executive. She and Stephen were friends during their school days at CMU. Photo courtesy of Stephen Schwartz. On May 17, 2015, composer-lyricist Stephen Schwartz donned a graduation gown [...]

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The Music of Stephen Schwartz: 2015 Concerts

May 16, 2015 Events with Stephen Schwartz

A curtain call with Stephen Schwartz, the Phoenix Symphony, and other performers. Photo by Jared Platt. February 2015 This concert update is being published in conjunction with The Schwartz Scene newsletter issue 55 2015 Concerts – The Music of Stephen Schwartz The music of Stephen Schwartz, from Godspell to Wicked, makes great concert material. It’s [...]

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Stephen Schwartz at NYC Cabaret Show: A Remembrance

September 2, 2014 Article

Enjoy this guest blog post by Masha Leon Stephen Schwartz, of Wicked Fame, A Hit at 54 Below PHOTO by Steve Schalchlin at 54 Below in NYC (from left to right): Darius de Haas, Kelli Rabke, Jim Brochu, Stephen Schwartz, and David Lewis.  Stephen Schwartz, the only songwriter in Broadway history with three shows — Wicked, [...]

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Stephen Schwartz, Pete Seeger, and Sting

March 10, 2014 Article

Musical Influences As a Broadway and film songwriter, Stephen Schwartz is constantly developing songs for shows, but he also listens to the music of pop music artists and lets the mosaic of sounds from his life influence his work. As he explains, “I am influenced by all the music I love and it somehow conglomerates [...]

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Stephen Schwartz Musicals and Broadway Jr

December 14, 2013 Article

Stephen Schwartz and the Broadway Jr. Program PHOTO: ”The Freddie G Broadway Experience” – A Master Class Workshop with Stephen Schwartz, Summer 2013. Top Row: Winning teachers: Spencer Lau, Claudia Appel, Joanne O’Kain, Lori Flanders, Merill Cheyne, Eric Bragg, Shirlee Idzakovich. Bottom Row: Freddie Gershon, Stephen Schwartz, Myrna Gershon. Courtesy of Music Theatre International. BROADWAY JR As you may know if you [...]

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Working the Musical Cast Album is Downloadable

September 3, 2013 Article

Working Original Broadway Cast Album is now available for download through both iTunes and Amazon.com. To download Working: Working Original Broadway Cast mp3 at Amazon.com or iTunes WORKING  ABOUT THE SONGS AND ALBUM: The original Broadway cast album for the musical Working (1978) is now available on iTunes. This is good news as the CD version hasn’t been in circulation for a [...]

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“From Broadway With Love” Features Stephen Schwartz and Others

July 15, 2013 Events with Stephen Schwartz

“From Broadway With Love” was the title and theme of a concert held on behalf of citizens of Newtown, Connecticut following the unfortunate shootings at the Sandy Hook school. Raising spirits and raisings funds, the organizers invited Broadway luminaries to share the stage with students on January 28, 2013, at the Palace Theater in Waterbury, [...]

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Composer Stephen Schwartz at Pippin CD Signing

June 26, 2013 Events with Stephen Schwartz

Special Event with Pippin’s Composer Tuesday July 09, 2013 4:00 PM Stephen Schwartz and Cast Members  Barnes and Noble bookstore on Lexington at 86th in Manhattan is offering a live special event with cast members from the new Broadway production of Pippin and composer Stephen Schwartz. A performance will be followed by a CD signing [...]

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