composer, lyricist, producer
Stephen Schwartz is best known as the composer and lyricist of such Broadway hits as Godspell, Pippin, and Wicked as well as The Baker’s Wife and Children of Eden. He co-adapted Working and wrote lyrics for Rags. He is the songwriter of the films Pocahontas, The Hunchback of Notre Dame, The Prince of Egypt and Enchanted, and the Disney television movie Gepetto. Mr. Schwartz is the recipient of three Academy Awards, four Grammy Awards, and four Drama Desk Awards. In 2009 he was inducted into the Songwriters Hall of Fame. Mr. Schwartz is a producer of The Blue Flower, which is currently in rehearsals at the A.R.T., and begins performances on December 1 at the Loeb Drama Center. This is first venture as a producer.