Tag Archives: Stephen Schwartz

Media: Playbill Interviews Schwartz

Check out this interview with WICKED composer and lyricist Stephen Schwartz where he discusses, among other things, the upcoming film adaptation.

Full Cast Announced for THE PRINCE OF EGYPT Concert Reading

  The full cast has been announced for Bay Street Theater & Dreamworks Theatricals’ upcoming concert reading of the musical adaptation of THE PRINCE OF EGYPT. With a book by Philip LaZabnik and music and lyrics by Stephen Schwartz (composer of WICKED), THE PRINCE … Continue reading

Nessa’s Niblets: March 30, 2015

Alison Luff (former Elphaba – 1st Natl. Tour) is currently playing Miss Honey in the Broadway production of MATILDA. Other former WICKED cast members who have been in MATILDA include Alex Brightman (former Boq – Broadway) and Richard H. Blake (former Fiyero – … Continue reading

Ashford, Gasteyer & Rose Set for Bay Area Cabaret Season

Annaleigh Ashford (former Glinda – Chicago, Broadway; former ensemble, u/s Glinda – 1st Natl. Tour), Ana Gasteyer (former Elphaba – Broadway, Chicago) and Michael McCorry Rose (ensemble, u/s Fiyero – Broadway; former ensemble, u/s Fiyero – 2nd Natl. Tour) will be featured in Bay … Continue reading

Nessa’s Niblets: December 17, 2013

Jackie Burns (former Elphaba – Broadway; former Elphaba – 1st Ntl. Tour) is currently Idina Menzel’s (Original Elphaba- Broadway, London) Standby in the Broadway-bound musical IF/THEN. Teal Wicks (former Elphaba – Broadway, San Francisco, Los Angeles; former s/b Elphaba – Los Angeles) performed … Continue reading

Throwback Thursday: “For Good” Rehearsals

Check out this video, originally seen as part of the PBS Documentary “Broadway:  The American Musical”.  The clip features Kristin Chenoweth (original Glinda – Broadway, Pre-Broadway) and Idina Menzel (Elphaba – Original Broadway Cast, Original West End Cast) in “For Good” rehearsals.  Commentary … Continue reading

Menzel, Schwartz, Ashford, Espinosa Reflect on WICKED’s Anniversary

Check out this video of former WICKED cast members talking about the impact of the show on their lives!

Ten Interesting Facts about WICKED

With the Entertainment Weekly feature of Wicked coming up, Broadway.com has released some interesting facts related to the show. Be sure to check them out! They are very interesting and very funny! Source

WICKED Announces Plans for 10th Anniversary Events; Two-Disc Deluxe Album Will Be Relased

On October 30, WICKED will celebrate its 10th Anniversary on Broadway, which has only been achieved by ten other productions in Broadway history. The creative team and many WICKED cast members, past and present, will celebrate this event with a … Continue reading

Video Footage: Holzman & Schwartz at Dramatists Guild Panel

Check out these videos of Winnie Holzman (book writer of WICKED) and Stephen Schwartz (composer/lyricist of WICKED) at the Dramatists Guild of American 2nd Annual National Conference in Chicago, Illinois on August 22 & 23. In this video, Holzman and … Continue reading