Stephen Schwartz Musicals

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Here’s Where to Find More

Stephen Schwartz contributed music and/or lyrics to the following musicals. Please use the links below to find recordings, sheet music, history, news, licensing info, DVDs, related books, and more.

Current Stage Musicals

The Hunchback of Notre Dame

The Hunchback of Notre Dame (song lyrics by Stephen Schwartz) is now available for licensing. Read about the show at The Hunchback of Notre Dame.

Schikaneder

Schikaneder  - the love story between Emanuel Schikaneder and his wife Eleanor.

Wicked — (music and lyrics)

For all things Wicked: Broadway, Tour, & International

The Prince of Egypt stage adaptation

See the page for the movie and stage adaptation The Prince of Egypt

Snapshots

Snapshots includes songs from other shows but it has a new book. Read about Snapshots.

Godspell — (music and new lyrics) opened off-Broadway in 1971

Godspell – for your personal enjoyment - See also The Godspell Experience book with Foreword by Stephen Schwartz.

Godspell – for performers, directors, music directors

Bernstein’s Mass — (additional lyrics) opened at the Kennedy Center in 1971

Bernstein’s Mass – DVD, CD

Pippin — (music and lyrics) opened on Broadway in 1972

Pippin: Resources including Recordings, Sheet Music, DVD, Books, special productions

The Magic Show — (music and lyrics) opened on Broadway in 1974

The Magic Show – Watch The Magic Show DVD to catch a piece of Schwartz history and enjoy Doug Henning’s magic.

The Baker’s Wife — (music and lyrics) – pre-Broadway tour 1976, revised final version 2005 presented at Paper Mill Playhouse

The Baker’s Wife – Enjoy two recordings of this lush score, sheet music, photos from the Paper Mill Playhouse production

Read about the Stephen Schwartz – Joseph Stein collaboration for The Baker’s Wife and Rags

Working — (four songs, direction and co-adaptation) – opened on Broadway in 1978, revised several times.

Working the Musical based on Studs Terkel’s book Working

Rags — (lyrics) Opened on Broadway in 1986

Rags the musical

Children of Eden — (music and lyrics) – First version opened in London in 1991. Revised for licensing by 1996, cast recording 2008

Children of Eden If you haven’t yet heard this diverse, beautiful score, check out the album.

Captain Louie — (music and lyrics) – 2005

Captain Louie “family musical” with songs by Stephen Schwartz – There’s an album and sheet music for this short musical that is suited to young audiences or young performers. There’s a Jr. version as well.

Disney’s My Son Pinocchio (formerly Geppetto and Son)— (music and lyrics) – available for licensing.

Disneys My Son Pinocchio This show has morphed from the original made-for-tv movie Geppetto into a full two-act stage show, appropriate for a wide range of ages. It is also available for licensing through Music Theatre International.

Disney’s The Hunchback of Notre Dame for Stage

Find out aobut the English Language production and the German one

My Fairytale (music and lyrics) – American premiere 2011. Danish Premiere 2005

My Fairy Tale (or My Fairytale) – This Hans Christian Anderson-based show started in Denmark as Mit Eventyr.
. Follow the links on this page to enjoy the original production’s colorful photos.

Snapshots - (music and/or lyrics) – A new musical based on Schwartz’s catalogue of songs. – (in development)

Snapshots the new musical

Movie Musicals

Godspell — (music and new lyrics) (1973)

See the Godspell page for Movie info – DVD and instant

Disney’s Pocahontas — (lyrics) (1995)

Disney movies: Pocahontas – includes “Colors of the Wind” info

Disney’s The Hunchback of Notre Dame — (lyrics) (1996) – An adaptation of Victor Hugo’s book Notre Dame de Paris.

Disney animated feature of The Hunchback of Notre Dame

DreamWorks: The Prince of Egypt — (music and lyrics) (1998)

The Prince of Egypt – Stephen Schwartz won an Oscar for “When You Believe.” Find sheet music, recordings, DVD, etc.

Mumbai Musical

Mumbai Musical - a new animated feature based in modern-day India.

Disney’s Geppetto— (music and lyrics) (2000) – a spin on the traditional Pinocchio story.

Geppetto

Disney’s Enchanted — (lyrics) (2007)

Disney’s Enchanted – The Menken/Schwartz score was nominated for 3 Academy Awards. This page includes sheet music, DVD, etc.

Opera

Seance on a Wet Afternoon (libretto and score) (2009)

Seance opera – background info and the latest news

See also our blog posts here at The Schwartz Scene:

Carol de Giere/Stephen Schwartz interiew on opera writing – podcast

Brightness Falls aria from Seance on a Wet Afternoon

Everything Else

For more about Stephen Schwartz including bio, career, awards, etc., see

Stephen Schwartz

Stephen Schwartz – assorted other notes

For the official Stephen Schwartz site visit

StephenSchwartz.com official site.