THE SCREENING ROOM: Celebrating Stephen Schwartz (Video)

By Playbill Staff
April 12, 2013

The New York Pops celebrates the music of Academy Award-winning and Tony-nominated composer Stephen Schwartz with a starry April 12 concert at Carnegie Hall.



In honor of the musical theatre songwriter's special night, Playbill.com looks at various performances from his musicals and more.

Schwartz was Tony-nominated for the scores of Wicked, Rags, Working, Godspell and Pippin, which will return to Broadway March 23, prior to an official April 25 at the Music Box Theatre. For more on Schwartz's theatrical career, visit the Playbill Vault.

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Schwartz performs "Corner of the Sky":

Schwartz explains "The Wizard and I":

Schwartz performs "Beautiful City":

Schwartz performs "For Good":

Nick Blaemire sings "Marking Time," a cut song from Pippin:

Lindsay Mendez sings "The Wizard and I":

Diane Paulus talks about the Broadway-bound Pippin:

William Katt sings "Corner of the Sky":

Gavin Creel sings "Corner of the Sky":

Hunter Parrish records "Beautiful City":

 Mendez and the Godspell cast perform "Bless the Lord":

Performances from Godspell's press day:

Highlights from the revival of Godspell:

Telly Leung and the cast of Godspell performing "All Good Gifts" at Barnes and Noble:

Idina Menzel, Helen Dallimore and the cast of Wicked.

 "Popular" on "The Today Show."

 Wicked on the Tony Awards.

Adam Lambert duets on "As Long As You're Mine."

 Stephanie J. Block performs "Defying Gravity."

Darius de Haas performs "Lost in the Wilderness":

Natalie Weiss sings "Spark of Creation":

Matthew Morrison and Shoshana Bean sing "In Whatever Time We Have":

Stephen Schwartz and Liz Callaway perform "Meadowlark":

"When You Believe":