See how Stephen Schwartz 'Defied Gravity' to become an Oscar and Grammy-Award Winning Broadway Composer as Staten Island's The Harbor Lights Theater Company presents a one-night-only benefit: Stephen Schwartz - Making Music
Stephen Schwartz - Making Music chronicles the career journey of an artist whose early success and later disappointment ultimately ends in triumph. Directed and choreographed by Chet Walker (Co-creator of the Tony Award-winning Broadway show Fosse and Founder of WALKERDANCE) and with a cast of more than 35 of Broadway's and the dance world's brightest stars, this dramatic story features some of Schwartz's most memorable music from shows including Godspell, Pippin, The Baker's Wife, Children of Eden, and Wicked.
Stephen Schwartz - Making Music will feature the following cast:
-- Malcom Gets [Dreamgirls, Passion, Amour (Tony and Obie nominations); Two Gentlemen of Verona (Obie); Merrily We Roll Along (Obie); and TV's Caroline in the City and Grey Gardens];
-- Lenora Nemetz (Chicago, Cabaret, Working, and Gypsy);
-- Teri Ralston (Company, A Little Night Music, The Baker's Wife);
-- Ann Crumb (Aspects Of Love, The Goodbye Girl, Nine, Les Miserables, Chess, Anna Karenina (Tony nomination));
-- Pia Glenn (You're Welcome, Mr. President (2009 Astaire Award), The Frogs; Spamalot);
-- Kristy Cates (Wicked, Jerry Springer The Musical);
-- Darius De Haas [Rent, Carousel, Kiss Of The Spiderwoman, Marie Christine, Running Man (Obie)];
-- Ann Kittredge [King David, Pajama Game (Encores), New Moon (Encores)];
-- Jay Montgomery, co-founder of Harbor Lights (Falsettos, Heart Strings);
-- Desmond Richardson (Artistic Director and founder of Complexions, former Alvin Ailey star, Fosse);
-- Surprise guest stars; and
-- The Susan Wagner High School Theater Department Choir.
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