A "Wicked" Awesome Composer
A little about him...
He is a native New Yorker, born on March 6, 1948. He studied at Juilliard School of Music while in high school and graduated from Carnegie Mellon University in 1968 with a B.F.A. in Drama. He is most famous for composing music for popular Broadway Musicals including Godspell, Pippin, Children of Eden, and Wicked. A book about his career has recently been released by Applause Books titled "Defying Gravity."
Inducted into the Theater Hall of Fame in 2010
Stephen Schwartz was inducted into the Theater Hall of Fame at Gershwin Theatre (home of his show Wicked) in 2010
Press Release Photo
Evolution of "The Wizard and I" (Wicked)
Stephen Schwartz Performs "Corner of the Sky"