Stephen Schwartz

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Stephen Lawrence Schwartz (born March 6, 1948) is an American musical theatre lyricist and composer. In a career spanning over four decades, Schwartz has written such hit musicals as Godspell (1971), Pippin (1972) and Wicked (2003). He has contributed lyrics for a number of successful films, including Pocahontas (1995), The Hunchback of Notre Dame (1996), The Prince of Egypt (1998; music and lyrics) and Enchanted (2007). Schwartz has won the Drama Desk Award for Outstanding Lyrics, three Grammy Awards, three Academy Awards and has been nominated for six Tony Awards. He received the 2015 Isabelle Stevenson Award, a special Tony Award, for his commitment to serving artists and fostering new talent.

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Year Title Artist RatingReleases
1997 Reluctant Pilgrim Stephen Schwartz 1
2005 Uncharted Territory Stephen Schwartz 1
2006 Piano Tribute to Wicked Stephen Schwartz 1

Album + Live

Year Title Artist RatingReleases
2006 The 16th Annual S.T.A.G.E. Benefit Concert Charles Strouse / Arthur Schwartz / Stephen Schwartz 5 1

Album + Soundtrack

Year Title Artist RatingReleases
1971 Godspell (1971 original off-Broadway cast) Stephen Schwartz 2
1971 Mass: A Theatre Piece for Singers, Players and Dancers Leonard Bernstein, Stephen Schwartz 3
1972 Godspell (1972 original London cast) Stephen Schwartz 1
1978 Working (1978 original Broadway cast) Stephen Schwartz, Craig Carnelia, Micki Grant, Mary Rodgers, James Taylor 4 2
1986 Pippin (1972 original Broadway cast) Stephen Schwartz 3
1992 Godspell (1973 film cast) Stephen Schwartz 1
1993 The Baker's Wife (1990 original London cast) Stephen Schwartz 1
1995 The Baker's Wife (1976 original cast) Stephen Schwartz 2
1995 Godspell (1993 London studio cast) Stephen Schwartz 2
1998 Children of Eden (1998 New Jersey cast) Stephen Schwartz 2
1999 Personals (1998 original London cast) William Dreskin, Joel Phillip Friedman, Seth Friedman, Alan Menken, Stephen Schwartz & Michael Skloff 5 1
2001 Godspell (2001 national touring cast) Stephen Schwartz 1
2001 Godspell (2000 off-Broadway cast) Stephen Schwartz 1
2003 Wicked (2003 original Broadway cast) Stephen Schwartz 4
2005 Captain Louie Stephen Schwartz 1
2007 Wicked: Die Hexen von Oz (2007 original Stuttgart cast) Stephen Schwartz 1
2008 Godspell: The Musical (unknown revival cast) Stephen Schwartz 1
2011 Godspell: 40th Anniversary Celebration (1971 original off-Broadway cast / 1973 film cast) Stephen Schwartz 1
2011 Godspell: The New Broadway Cast Recording (2011 Broadway revival cast) Stephen Schwartz 1
2013 Pippin (2013 Broadway cast) Stephen Schwartz 1

EP + Soundtrack

Year Title Artist RatingReleases
The Baker's Wife Mini-Album (1976 studio cast) Stephen Schwartz 1

Unspecified type

Year Title Artist RatingReleases
Children of Eden Stephen Schwartz 1

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