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The Kennedy Center presents a Live Event with Stephen Schwartz
The award-winning composer and lyricist takes the audience through the genesis of the song "Making Good" which ends up being called "The Wizard and I."
Stephen Schwartz discusses how he adapted the music for soprano Kristin Chenoweth who played Glinda in Wicked.
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Stephen Schwartz discusses the process behind writing the lyrics and music as well as producing the musical, Wicked.
The composer shares his experiences working with Leonard Bernstein on Mass which was performed at the opening gala performance of the Kennedy Center.
The composer shares his insight on the collaborative process of producing a musical.
Stephen Schwartz tells the story of how he came up with the 'I want song' from 'Pippin' and then performs the song, 'Corner of the Sky.'
Composer and lyricist Stephen Schwartz talks about the experiences in college which led him to write the first rendition of the musical 'Pippin'
In this never-before-seen interview, Academy Award®, Grammy® and Tony® winner Stephen Schwartz talks with Michael Kerker, director of Musical Theater at ASCAP, about his Tony Award®-winning Broadway musical, Wicked, "the most complete—and completely satisfying—new musical in a long time" (USA Today). Stephen Schwartz also discusses his other musicals, including Godspell, Pippin, and the Baker's Wife and students hear a few of his well-known songs performed live.
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