Cavenaugh, Kimmel, Carroll and More Set for Stephen Schwartz Concert

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The New York Theatre Barn will present a concert devoted to the music of Stephen Schwartz Nov. 19 at the Duplex Cabaret Theatre.
Matt Cavenaugh
Matt Cavenaugh Photo by Aubrey Reuben

Entitled Spark of Creation: The Music of Stephen Schwartz, the 9:30 PM concert will feature the talents of A Catered Affair's Matt Cavenaugh as well as Nicole Borbely, Bridie Carroll, Greg Etling, Jaclyn Huberman, Freddie Tyson Kimmel and Stephen Trafton. Hans Friedrichs will direct the evening with musical direction by Phillip Kirchman. Spark of Creation is described as "an evening that celebrates where we have come from and the journey we are on together."

Stephen Schwartz, a Dramatists Guild council member, composed the scores for Wicked, Godspell, Pippin, The Magic Show, Rags, The Baker's Wife and Children of Eden. He has also written for several film musicals, including the forthcoming "Enchanted" as well as "Pocahontas," "The Hunchback of Notre Dame," "The Prince of Egypt" and the TV musical "Geppetto." His solo CDs of new songs are titled "Reluctant Pilgrim" and "Uncharted Territory." Schwartz is the recipient of three Academy Awards, three Grammy Awards and three Drama Desk Awards.

The Duplex Cabaret Theatre is located in Manhattan at 61 Christopher Street. There is a $20 cover charge and a two-drink minimum. Call (212) 255-5438 for reservations.

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