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The Godspell Experience with Foreword by Stephen SchwartzStephen Schwartz has written the Foreword to my new book The Godspell Experience: Inside a Transformative Musical. The book is available in paperback and ebook formats. See The Godspell Experience

Stephen Schwartz Video Interview - Sept 2011

In this 20-mintue video clip, Schwartz answers questions about Godspell, Wicked, Wicked movie, and other topics. It includes references to Carol de Giere's biography, Defying Gravity. Schwartz conveys what it's like to have a career like his. Broadway.com Stephen Schwartz interview

News posted by Carol de Giere, author

JANUARY 2010 I'm pleased to report that the 6-page Epilogue chapter from the Stephen Schwartz biography, Defying Gravity, is now out-of-date. The epilogue includes highlights from my 2004 interview with Stephen, and a photograph of him under the list of names of Broadway greats honored as members of the "Theatre Hall of Fame." At that time, his name was not included. Stephen Schwartz at Theatre Hall of Fame induction: Photo by Michael Cole

Six years later, at a ceremony at the Gershwin Theatre on January 25, 2010, Stephen Schwartz was inducted into the Theatre Hall of Fame.

Established in 1971, the Theatre Hall of Fame inducts artists from all facets of the theater, including actors, playwrights, designers, directors and producers whose work on Broadway encompasses at least a quarter of a century.

The inductees must also have five Broadway credits to their name. Schwartz's include Wicked, Godspell, Pippin, the Magic Show, Working, Rags, Butterflies are Free, Fosse. Michael Cole took this photo of Stephen at the January 25 event at the Gershwin Theatre.

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"InĀ Defying Gravity, Carol de Giere pulls back the curtain and gives us a fascinating glimpse into the creative process of one of the musical theater's greatest wizards." --Stephen Flaherty

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