Raúl Esparza will take part in Classic Stage Company's gala honoring the music of Stephen Schwartz.
Raúl Esparza will take part in Classic Stage Company's gala honoring the music of Stephen Schwartz.
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Danielle Brooks, Gabriel Ebert, Raúl Esparza, Ann Harada, Judy Kuhn, Jeremy Jordan, Patina Miller, Jason Sudeikis, George Takei, and Broadway Inspirational Voices will headline Musical Masterworks: The Music of Stephen Schwartz, a gala benefit for off-Broadway's Classic Stage Company. Directed by CSC artistic director John Doyle, the gala will take place on Monday, May 15 at Alice Tully Hall.

Schwartz has contributed music and/or lyrics to Wicked, Godspell, Pippin, The Magic Show, The Baker's Wife, Working, Rags, Children of Eden, and the opera Séance on a Wet Afternoon. He collaborated with Alan Menken on the scores for Disney's Pocahontas, The Hunchback of Notre Dame, and Enchanted, and wrote the songs for the DreamWorks animated feature The Prince of Egypt. Honors include three Academy Awards, four Grammy Awards, and the Isabelle Stevenson Tony Award.

Classic Stage Company's next production is a revival of Sondheim and Weidman's Pacific Overtures.

For tickets to the gala, click here.

For tickets to Pacific Overtures, click here.