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    @composerstephen - 5/19/15 01:39pm The Spring 2015 issue of "The Schwartz Scene" newsletter for Stephen Schwartz fans is now available at http://t.co/DKHhCA7R0V


    @composerstephen - 3/26/15 10:00am Check out the trailer for a new documentary featuring Stephen Schwartz: http://t.co/jtm4ErXgkC @soundofozmovie


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    Date of Birth: March 06, 1948 (67)
    Birth Place: New York, NY, USA
    Gender: Male
    The Dramatists Guild Fund to Honor Lynne Green and Louise Camuto at 2015 GalaThe Dramatists Guild Fund to Honor Lynne Green and Louise Camuto at 2015 Gala
    by BWW News Desk - Jul 31, 2015

    Dramatists Guild Fund President Andrew Lippa and Executive Director Rachel Routh announced today that the Fund will honor two patrons of the arts and philanthropists Lynne Greene, Group President, The Estée Lauder Companies, Inc., and Louise Camuto, Chief Creative Officer of Camuto Group, at the nonprofit's Gala, Great Writers Thank Their Lucky Stars. Leigh Silverman (Violet, The Wild Party, Chinglish) will direct this year's gala held on October 26 at Gotham Hall. (more...)

    CALL MY PUBLICIST Encore Set for York Theatre Company, 8/20CALL MY PUBLICIST Encore Set for York Theatre Company, 8/20
    by BWW News Desk - Jul 30, 2015

    Get the inside scoop!  Due to popular demand, The York Theatre Company, as part of its acclaimed Developmental Readings Series, will present the return one-night performance of Call My Publicist! - The Starry Education of a Broadway Press Agent, written and performed by Joshua Ellis and directed by Gretchen Cryer, on Thursday, August 20, 2015 at 7:30 p.m. at The York Theatre Company at Saint Peter's (Entrance on East 54th Street, just east of Lexington Avenue).  The reading is open to the public with a suggested donation of $5.00. (more...)

    PIPPIN National Tour Coming to Seattle, 8/16-23PIPPIN National Tour Coming to Seattle, 8/16-23
    by BWW News Desk - Jul 29, 2015

    PIPPIN will play Seattle's Paramount Theatre from August 16 - August 23, 2015. Tickets are available on-line at stgpresents.org and tickets.com, by calling 877-STG-4TIX (784-4849) or in person at select Ticketmaster locations and at The Paramount Theatre Box Office (Monday through Friday, 10am to 6pm). (more...)


    by Marina Kennedy - Jul 29, 2015

    Andy Donald is the Producer of Artistic Development and Community Program for New Jersey Performing Arts Center. We recently interviewed him to learn a little more about his career and the upcoming season at the Center. (more...)

    'The Showtune Mosh Pit' for July 29th, 2015'The Showtune Mosh Pit' for July 29th, 2015
    by Paul W. Thompson - Jul 29, 2015

    The latest in unauthorized gossip and buzz from the heart of Chicago's showtune video bars, and musical theater news from Chicago to Broadway. 'Pippin' performs at the Cadillac Palace and Sidetrack, dueling showtune concerts on August 17, and a summer 'Altar Boyz.' Plus local premieres of 'The Boy From Oz,' 'American Idiot' and 'Dogfight,' 'Gypsy' in Lake County, and 'The Producers' in true rep with 'Victor/Victoria!' (more...)

    BWW Interviews: PIPPIN's Sam LipsBWW Interviews: PIPPIN's Sam Lips
    by Jillian Weimer - Jul 29, 2015

    Sam Lips, star of the national tour PIPPIN talks about getting started in the business, life on tour, and how the role has changed his life. (more...)

    BCT to Present CHILDREN OF EDEN, 8/7-9BCT to Present CHILDREN OF EDEN, 8/7-9
    by BWW News Desk - Jul 29, 2015

    CHILDREN OF EDEN is an epic musical adventure with an awe-inspiring score by Stephen Schwartz (Wicked, Pippen, Godspell) and a captivating book by John Caird. Taking traditional Biblical stories from the book of Genesis and looking at them in an entirely new way, CHILDREN OF EDENexamines the loving, and often tumultuous, relationship between parents and their children. Utilizing innovative stage craft, choreography, and design, Bayou City Theatrics brings together local professional performers and talented students from its bctEDU program in a concert-style production that is sure to delight audiences of all ages. CHILDREN OF EDEN runs August 7 to August 9 at the Kaleidoscope. (more...)

    BWW Interviews: Book Writer Christian Struppeck About New Collaboration with Stephen Schwartz in Vienna - EMANUEL & ELEONOREBWW Interviews: Book Writer Christian Struppeck About New Collaboration with Stephen Schwartz in Vienna - EMANUEL & ELEONORE
    by Iris Moebius - Jul 29, 2015

    Internationally renowned, Oscar- Grammy- and Golden Globe winning composer Stephen Schwartz is currently developing a brand new musical that is set to premier in the fall of 2016 in Vienna. The project is a collaboration with Christian Struppeck, artistic director of the Vereinigte Buhnen Wien (VBW), who is also writing the book for the show, and british star-director Trevor Nunn. The musical is centered on the live of the theater couple Emanuel and Eleonore Schikaneder, who were some of the most influencial people in the opera and theater world in the 18th Century Vienna, and the creation of one of the most famous opera pieces in history, The Magic Flute. The production is produced in-house by the VBW and I recently had the opportunty to spreak to book writer and artistic director Christian Struppeck about this exciting new musical and the international cooperation with Stephen Schwartz and Trevor Nunn. (more...)

    WAKE UP with BWW 7/29/2015 - FUN HOME on LATE NIGHT, BEAUTY AND THE BEAST at The Muny and More!WAKE UP with BWW 7/29/2015 - FUN HOME on LATE NIGHT, BEAUTY AND THE BEAST at The Muny and More!
    by Jessica Showers - Jul 29, 2015

    Good morning, BroadwayWorld! Because we know all our readers eat, sleep and breathe Broadway, what could be better than waking up to it? Today's big news: FUN HOME heads to LATE NIGHT, BEAUTY AND THE BEAST opens in Forest Park, THAT '70S SHOW mama heads to the stage and more! (more...)

    Theodore Bikel Tribute Concert Set for 54 Below, 8/5Theodore Bikel Tribute Concert Set for 54 Below, 8/5
    by BWW News Desk - Jul 28, 2015

    54 BELOW, Broadway's Supper Club, and KulturfestNYC, the citywide week-long summer mega-festival that brought in over 50,000 attendees, present "Another Hundred Years" on Wednesday, August 5th at 9:30pm. (more...)

    A Stephen Schwartz Celebration, Patti LuPone & More on Tap for Symphony Space's 2015-16 SeasonA Stephen Schwartz Celebration, Patti LuPone & More on Tap for Symphony Space's 2015-16 Season
    by Tyler Peterson - Jul 28, 2015

    Symphony Space will usher in a new series of works for its 2015-16 season, thanks to new artistic director Andrew Byrne. (more...)

    First Look: AN EVENING OF CLASSIC BROADWAY Returns to Rockwell Table & Stage, 8/10First Look: AN EVENING OF CLASSIC BROADWAY Returns to Rockwell Table & Stage, 8/10
    by Shari Barrett - Jul 24, 2015

    Fraser Entertainment Group's critically-acclaimed ongoing series AN EVENING OF CLASSIC BROADWAY returns to Rockwell Table & Stage in Los Feliz on Monday, August 10 at 8pm, the ninth installment of the successful concert series, produced by Dianne Fraser. Acclaimed musical director Brad Ellis (from the hit television series GLEE, FORBIDDEN BROADWAY, etc.) leads a cast of superb singers from Broadway, television, and film. (more...)

    Regional Roundup: Top 10 Stories This Week Around the Broadway World - 7/24; 'Awesome' INTO THE WOODS at The Muny, BUDDY in Raleigh and More!Regional Roundup: Top 10 Stories This Week Around the Broadway World - 7/24; 'Awesome' INTO THE WOODS at The Muny, BUDDY in Raleigh and More!
    by BWW Special Coverage - Jul 24, 2015

    This week, we go around our Broadway World to feature stories in Raleigh, Sacramento, St. Louis and more. Check out our top 10 stories around our Broadway World below, which include an 'awesome' INTO THE WOODS at The Muny, PETER PAN at Music Circus, and BUDDY - THE BUDDY HOLLY STORY in Raleigh, just to name a few. (more...)

    'GIRLS ON THE EDGE' Revue Set for The Theatre at Broadway Next Month'GIRLS ON THE EDGE' Revue Set for The Theatre at Broadway Next Month
    by BWW News Desk - Jul 23, 2015

    What do you get when you combine three fierce females, over the top talent, and some of the most climactic moments for women in musical theater? You get a show with humor, vivacity, and drama offering an inside glimpse into Broadway's best babes. (more...)

    Tickets to PIPPIN at Orpheum Theatre on Sale 7/31Tickets to PIPPIN at Orpheum Theatre on Sale 7/31
    by BWW News Desk - Jul 23, 2015

    PIPPIN will play a limited engagement at The Orpheum Theatre in Memphis, TN November 17 - 22. Tickets for PIPPIN will go on sale to the public Friday, July 31st at 10:00 AM and will be available for purchase online at the official Orpheum Theatre website, www.orpheum-memphis.com, The Orpheum Box Office (901.525.3000), the ticket counter at The Booksellers at Laurelwood, and all Ticketmaster centers (901.743.ARTS).  (more...)

    Film Rights to WICKED Author's Re-Interpretation of 'Alice in Wonderland' Up for GrabsFilm Rights to WICKED Author's Re-Interpretation of 'Alice in Wonderland' Up for Grabs
    by Movies News Desk - Jul 22, 2015

    The Hollywood Reporter today revealed that the rights to another of Maguire's novels 'After Alice', is up for grabs. (more...)

    WAKE UP with BWW 7/22/2015 - Taye Diggs as HEDWIG and More!WAKE UP with BWW 7/22/2015 - Taye Diggs as HEDWIG and More!
    by Jessica Showers - Jul 22, 2015

    Good morning, BroadwayWorld! Because we know all our readers eat, sleep and breathe Broadway, what could be better than waking up to it? Today's big news: Taye Diggs steps into HEDWIG's stilettos, AMERICAN IDIOT and SONGS FOR A NEW WORLD open in London, JOHN begins off-Broadway, Valerie Harper returns to the stage, and more! (more...)

    STAGE TUBE: On This for Day 7/22/15- Alan MenkenSTAGE TUBE: On This for Day 7/22/15- Alan Menken
    by Stage Tube - Jul 22, 2015

    Happy Birthday Alan Menken! For Disney, Menken has scored The Little Mermaid, Beauty and the Beast, Aladdin, and Pocahontas, each of which won him two Academy Awards. He also composed the scores for The Hunchback of Notre Dame, Hercules, Enchanted, and Tangled. Menken has collaborated on several occasions with lyricists including Howard Ashman,Tim Rice and Stephen Schwartz. On Broadway, Menken has composed for The Little Mermaid, Little Shop of Horrors, King David, Beauty and the Beast, Sister Act, Leap of Faith, and Newsies. His most recent Broadway project, Aladdin, is currently playing at the New Amsterdam Theatre. (more...)

    Photo Coverage: Dramatists Guild of America's National Conference Celebrates 'THE COUNT'Photo Coverage: Dramatists Guild of America's National Conference Celebrates 'THE COUNT'
    by BWW News Desk - Jul 21, 2015

    The Dramatists Guild of America held their Biennial National Conference, Writing the Changing World, this past weekend from July 16-19, 2015 in La Jolla, CA. (more...)

    Hottest Articles on BWW 7/14/2015 - 7/21/2015Hottest Articles on BWW 7/14/2015 - 7/21/2015
    by BWW News Desk - Jul 21, 2015

    Hottest Articles on BroadwayWorld.com 7/14/2015 - 7/21/2015. (more...)

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