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GODSPELL Announces Talkback With Stephen Schwartz, 4/24


Legendary Broadway composer Stephen Schwartz will participate in an exclusive post-post-show audience talkback immediately following the Thursday, April 24 performance of the new hit revival of GODSPELL at Circle in the Square Theatre (1633 Broadway at 50th Street).

The post-show talkback will be hosted by Julie James of Sirius XM Satellite Radio's "On Broadway" channel. One of the most successful musical theater composers of all time, Stephen Schwartz has contributed music and/or lyrics to Godspell, Pippin, The Magic Show, The Baker's Wife, Working, Rags, Children of Eden, My Fairytale and Wicked.

His newest musical, Houdini, is slated to debut on Broadway in the 2013-14 season.

He collaborated with composer Alan Menken on the songs for Disney's Enchanted, Pocahontas and The Hunchback of Notre Dame and wrote the songs for DreamWorks' The Prince of Egypt.

He has written an opera, Séance on a Wet Afternoon; English texts for Bernstein's Mass; and two musicals for children: Captain Louie and My Son, Pinocchio.

Schwartz has released two CDs of original songs, Reluctant Pilgrim and Uncharted Territory, and his career is the subject of the book Defying Gravity. He is the current president of the Dramatists Guild and has been inducted into the Theatre Hall of Fame, the Hollywood Walk of Fame and the Songwriters Hall of Fame. Other awards include three Academy Awards, four Grammy Awards and four Drama Desk Awards.

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