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Defy Gravity: Celebrating The Music Of Stephen Schwartz

Composer and lyricist Stephen Schwartz has been a major presence in American musical theater and film for more than 40 years. He’s written famous songs for shows ranging from Godspell to Pippin to Wicked. He’s also an three time Oscar and Grammy winner, and Friday night, he’s attending a revue here in Houston of his best-loved works. […]

Composer and lyricist Stephen Schwartz has been a major presence in American musical theater and film for more than 40 years. He’s written famous songs for shows ranging from Godspell to Pippin to Wicked. He’s also an three time Oscar and Grammy winner, and Friday night, he’s attending a revue here in Houston of his best-loved works.

The folks behind Defy Gravity: A Stephen Schwartz Songbook at Obsidian Art Space in the Heights will talk with Houston Public Media’s St. John Flynn about their show, and Schwartz’s music.

More on Stephen Schwartz and Defy Gravity:

Expanded interview with cast and producers

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