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Stephen Schwartz News

Date of Birth: March 06, 1948 (69)
Birth Place: New York, NY, USA
Gender: Male
WICKED UK & Ireland Tour Announces Full Cast!WICKED UK & Ireland Tour Announces Full Cast!
by BWW News Desk - Sep 26, 2017

WICKED, the West End and Broadway musical phenomenon that tells the incredible untold story of the Witches of Oz, is delighted to announce that Amy Ross (Elphaba), Helen Woolf (Glinda), Steven Pinder (The Wizard and Doctor Dillamond), Kim Ismay (Madame Morrible), Emily Shaw (Nessarose), Iddon Jones (Boq) and Nikki Bentley (Standby for Elphaba) will join the previously announced Aaron Sidwell (Fiyero) to lead the cast of the forthcoming return engagement of the spectacular, critically acclaimed and multi record-breaking UK & Ireland Tour in 2018. (more...)

BWW Morning Brief September 26th, 2017: THE TREASURER Opens, FOX Announces Air Date for RENT, and More!BWW Morning Brief September 26th, 2017: THE TREASURER Opens, FOX Announces Air Date for RENT, and More!
by Danielle Ashley - Sep 26, 2017

Good morning, BroadwayWorld! Today's big news: THE TREASURER opens, RENT: Live announces air date, and more! (more...)

BWW Interview: Stephen Schwartz On Bringing PRINCE OF EGYPT to the Stage, Working With His Son Scott & More!BWW Interview: Stephen Schwartz On Bringing PRINCE OF EGYPT to the Stage, Working With His Son Scott & More!
by Alan Henry - Sep 25, 2017

The first stage production of THE PRINCE OF EGYPT, based on the Dreamworks animated feature, will premiere next month at TheatreWorks Silicon Valley. (more...)

Musical Revue SING ME A STORY Makes World Premiere at Bridge Street TheatreMusical Revue SING ME A STORY Makes World Premiere at Bridge Street Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Sep 24, 2017

Sing Me a Story! , a celebration of the art of the 'story song', makes its world premiere from October 6-8 at the Bridge Street Theatre in Catskill as the final installment in its 2017 Cabaret Series. With a cast that features concert, recording, and stage stars Lisa Asher, Scott Coulter, and Tom Andersen, plus musical director Ian Herman, this new revue trains a spotlight on a very specific type of song one that tells a story. (more...)

Exclusive Podcast: Go 'Behind the Curtain' with GREASE's Original Sandy, Carole DemasExclusive Podcast: Go 'Behind the Curtain' with GREASE's Original Sandy, Carole Demas
by Behind the Curtain - Sep 24, 2017

Rob and Kevin go together with Broadway's original Sandy, Carole Demas, on this week's fascinating episode. Carole looks back not only on her time with Grease, and what it was like to create one of Broadway's most iconic heroines, but also Carole discusses the resilience she created within herself when she was let go from both the revival of NO, NO, NANETTE and Stephen Schwartz's THE BAKER'S WIFE. (more...)

BWW Review: THE HUNCHBACK OF NOTRE DAME at Downtown Cabaret TheatreBWW Review: THE HUNCHBACK OF NOTRE DAME at Downtown Cabaret Theatre
by Sean Fallon - Sep 24, 2017

A spectacular performance with first rate acting, singing, directing, choreography, and lighting brings a classic story to the stage, a story that touches on the equal humanity of all people, and the call to recognize the inherent worth and dignity of every one of God's children, demonstrating that truth by treating each other with love and decency. THE HUNCHBACK OF NOTRE DAME can have a far reaching positive impact on its audience members and is highly recommended. (more...)

AMERICAN DANCE SPECTACULAR Comes to Ridgefield Playhouse This OctoberAMERICAN DANCE SPECTACULAR Comes to Ridgefield Playhouse This October
by BWW News Desk - Sep 21, 2017

Broadway's Hottest Dancers and Singers will take you on a magical journey of American Dance with American Dance Spectacular on October 22 at The Ridgefield Playhouse (more...)

Jason Gotay to Play Title Role in ALADDIN AND HIS WINTER WISH at Laguna Playhouse; Cast Announced!Jason Gotay to Play Title Role in ALADDIN AND HIS WINTER WISH at Laguna Playhouse; Cast Announced!
by BWW News Desk - Sep 21, 2017

Laguna Playhouse Artistic Director Ann E. Wareham, Executive Director Ellen Richard and Lythgoe Family Panto (LFP) have announced that Kira Kosarin (three-time Kid's Choice Award-nominee of Nickelodeon's hit show 'The Thundermans'), Jason Gotay (World Premiere of Stephen Schwartz's The Prince Of Egypt, title role of Broadway's Spider-Man: Turn Off the Dark), Barry Pearl ('Grease') and Josh Adamson (Big Fish, Taboo) are set to star in Lythgoe Family Panto's ALADDIN AND HIS WINTER WISH. (more...)

Trump Musical Revue ME THE PEOPLE to Play Final Shows This WeekendTrump Musical Revue ME THE PEOPLE to Play Final Shows This Weekend
by BWW News Desk - Sep 21, 2017

As previously announced, Me The People: The Trump America Musical, the new musical revue with a book and lyrics by Nancy Holson (Bush Wars, The News in Revue on PBS - five Emmy Awards, Ludwig Live!), will close Sunday, September 24 after playing 71 performances (including 8 previews) to enthusiastic summer crowds at off-Broadway's Triad Theatre (158 W. 72nd Street between Amsterdam and Columbus Avenues). Audiences have only three more performances to catch it! (more...)

BWW Previews: WEEKENDER in Columbia, SCBWW Previews: WEEKENDER in Columbia, SC
by Patrick Michael Kelly - Sep 21, 2017

It's a busy weekend for theatre in the Capital City! (more...)

Brian Stokes Mitchell to Make Venetian Room Debut This OctoberBrian Stokes Mitchell to Make Venetian Room Debut This October
by BWW News Desk - Sep 19, 2017

Bay Area Cabaret will present Tony Award-winner and Broadway legend Brian Stokes Mitchell. The star of Broadway's Kiss Me Kate, Ragtime, Man Of La Mancha, Shuffle Along and August Wilson's King Headley II, will sing songs from his extensive Broadway career in his Venetian Room debut on Sunday, October 29 at 7:00 pm. (more...)

New Musical ROAD TO HEAVEN: THE JONATHAN LEE MUSICAL Gets D.C. Reading Before Shanghai PremiereNew Musical ROAD TO HEAVEN: THE JONATHAN LEE MUSICAL Gets D.C. Reading Before Shanghai Premiere
by BWW News Desk - Sep 19, 2017

China Broadway Entertainment announces its latest original global musical: Road to Heaven: The Jonathan Lee Musical. Adapted from the novel by internationally acclaimed author Li Xiuwen, the original musical will feature music by one of China's most iconic singer-songwriters Jonathan Lee. (more...)

Photo Flash: Sneak Peek at Moses and the Cast of THE PRINCE OF EGYPT at TheatreWorksPhoto Flash: Sneak Peek at Moses and the Cast of THE PRINCE OF EGYPT at TheatreWorks
by BWW News Desk - Sep 18, 2017

TheatreWorks Silicon Valley continues its mission of developing new works in the Bay Area with the World Premiere of The Prince of Egypt, a soaring celebration of the human spirit and one of the greatest stories ever told: the saga of Moses, his Pharaoh brother Ramses, and the indomitable people who changed them both forever. BroadwayWorld has a sneak peek at Diluckshan Jeyaratnam as 'Moses' below! (more...)

BWW Review: Texas Premiere of THE HUNCHBACK OF NOTRE DAME in San AntonioBWW Review: Texas Premiere of THE HUNCHBACK OF NOTRE DAME in San Antonio
by Kathy Strain - Sep 17, 2017

Notre-Dame de Paris is a novel published in 1831 and written by famous author Victor Hugo. As it became popular throughout the world, THE HUNCHBACK OF NOTRE DAME became a beloved Disney story which later became a stage production. Alan Menken and Stephen Schwartz added new music to be included in this production. The Playhouse San Antonio was privileged to present the Texas premiere to a full theater. And the audience was very impressed. (more...)

Welcome Back to Oz! Mary Kate Morrissey to Star as 'Elphaba' in WICKED TourWelcome Back to Oz! Mary Kate Morrissey to Star as 'Elphaba' in WICKED Tour
by BWW News Desk - Sep 14, 2017

The WICKED Tour will welcome Mary Kate Morrissey as Elphaba, beginning Tuesday, September 26th at the Aronoff Center in Cincinnati, OH. (more...)

VIDEO:  Jennifer Nettles Puts Country Spin on 'No Good Deed' in WICKED's #OutOfOz Series!VIDEO: Jennifer Nettles Puts Country Spin on 'No Good Deed' in WICKED's #OutOfOz Series!
by BWW News Desk - Sep 13, 2017

In the latest installment of Wicked's studio session video series, OUT OF OZ, Jennifer Nettles performs 'No Good Deed.' (more...)

VIDEO: In a Land of Oz Far, Far Away... WICKED Spoofs STAR WARS Opening Sequence in Nerdy ClipVIDEO: In a Land of Oz Far, Far Away... WICKED Spoofs STAR WARS Opening Sequence in Nerdy Clip
by BWW News Desk - Sep 13, 2017

WICKED nerded out on Twitter yesterday with a STAR WARS-themed spoof, featuring the series' iconic opening sequence but set in 'a land of Oz, far, far away...' Check it out below! (more...)

ME THE PEOPLE: THE TRUMP AMERICA MUSICAL to Close This Month Off-BroadwayME THE PEOPLE: THE TRUMP AMERICA MUSICAL to Close This Month Off-Broadway
by BWW News Desk - Sep 12, 2017

Me The People: The Trump America Musical, the new musical revue with a book and lyrics by Nancy Holson (Bush Wars, The News in Revue on PBS - 5 Emmy Awards, Ludwig Live!), will close Sunday, September 24 after playing 71 performances (including 8 previews) to enthusiastic summer crowds at off-Broadway's Triad Theatre Theater (158 W. 72nd Street between Amsterdam and Columbus Avenues). (more...)

Tony Nominee Walter Willison Comes to the Metropolitan Room this MonthTony Nominee Walter Willison Comes to the Metropolitan Room this Month
by BWW News Desk - Sep 12, 2017

Tony Award nominee and Theatre World Award winner Walter Willison celebrates his 50th year in show business with WALTER WILLISON: MUSIC IN MY HEART, his first solo cabaret appearance since 1978, at The Metropolitan Room on Tuesday, September 19th at 7pm. (more...)

PIPPIN Heads Into Final Two Weeks in ManchesterPIPPIN Heads Into Final Two Weeks in Manchester
by BWW News Desk - Sep 11, 2017

Audiences have just two weeks left to be taken on a magical journey by the talented cast of PIPPIN The Musical at Manchester's Hope Mill Theatre. (more...)

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