(Composer/Lyricist/Arranger/Writer/Director) was the winner of the Isabelle Stevenson award at the 2015 Tony® Award ceremony. He has won the Drama Desk Award for Outstanding Lyrics, three Grammy Awards, three Academy Awards and has been nominated for six Tony® Awards. Theatre credits include: Wicked (2004 Grammy Award winner, Drama Desk Award winner), Pippin (2012 Tony® Award winner for Best Revival), Pippin (1973 Tony® Award nomination), Godspell (1977 Grammy Award winner, Drama Desk Award winner, Tony® Award nomination), Working (1978 Drama Desk Award winner, Tony® Award nomination), Rags (1987 Tony ® Award nomination), The Baker’s Wife (1989 Laurence Olivier Award nomination), The Magic Show, The Perfect Peach, Personals, and Children of Eden. Film credits: Pochantas (1995 Academy Award winner, Grammy Award winner, Golden Globe Award winner), The Prince of Egypt (1998 Academy Award winner), The Hunchback of Notre Dame, My Son Pinocchio and Enchanted. In 2008, he became the only songwriter in Broadway history to have three shows run more than 1900 performances, as well as being given a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame. In 2009, he received the Richard Rodgers Award, and was inducted into the Songwriters Hall of Fame and the Broadway Hall of Fame and premiered his first opera, Séance on a Wet Afternoon, at Opera Santa Barbara. In 2010 he was inducted into the American Theatre Hall of Fame. He is president of the Dramatists’ Guild and also serves on the ASCAP board. Most recently, he has writen a romantic comedy, Schikaneder, which premeired in Vienna, and is overseeing the creation of several musicals for cruises. stephenschwartz.com
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