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A Conversation With Stephen Schwartz

Oct 24, 2017

From his work on Wicked, to Pippin, to Godspell, to The Magic Show and more, few people have had such a hand in shaping the music of Broadway theater as Stephen Schwartz.

But it's not just Broadway that's benefited from his talents. Iconic animated films such as Enchanted, Pocahontas, The Hunchback of Notre Dame and others have all featured Schwartz's award winning songs as well.

Today we speak with this lyricist and composer about his career, his creative process and about the latest revisal of Rags-- yet another of his famed musicals currently being staged at Connecticut's Goodspeed Opera House.

GUESTS:

  • Stephen Schwartz - Award winning Lyricist and composer for such Broadway hits as. Godspell, Pippin and Wicked. He’s also the lyricist for the musical Rags which is currently playing at the Goodspeed Opera House in East Haddam, CT

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Colin McEnroe and Chion Wolf contributed to this show.