Wicked

Stephen Schwartz Songs in Concert around the USA

February 11, 2013 Events with Stephen Schwartz

It’s a golden year for award-winning songwriter Stephen Schwartz who turns 65 this spring. Around the country, his music will be featured in several major concerts, as well as on Broadway in the musicals Pippin and Wicked. March 18, 2013 at Wright State University, Ohio On Monday evening March 18, Stephen Schwartz and Friends will perform a concert of [...]

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New books on “Wicked”

September 1, 2011 books for fans

Now that my Stephen Schwartz biography, Defying Gravity, has been out for three years and you’ve all read it (right? – www.DefyingGravityTheBook.com), it’s time for new material for Schwartz and Wicked enthusists. So I’ll report on three books you could read this fall.  Wicked: A Musical Biography  My friend Paul Laird wrote a book that [...]

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Stephen Schwartz on Adapting “Wicked” (the Novel) into A Musical

March 30, 2011 Podcast

Audio clip from a public talk On this page, in addition to an audio clip, you’ll also find the transcript of Stephen Schwartz’s public talk about Wicked‘s origins, and my introduction. For visuals, I’ve inserted a photo of Stephen Schwartz and novelist Gregory Maguire from their first meeting over the rights. You can also take [...]

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Stephen Schwartz First Opera – Podcast

March 22, 2011 Podcast

                Stephen Schwartz has adapted the movie Seance on A Wet Afternoon as an opera. Read all about it and view photos on Musicalschwartz.com/schwartz-opera.htm (opens in a new browser window) Stay here to enjoy this audio clip: A conversation with composer Stephen Schwartz recorded while he was writing [...]

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