Callaway, Howard, Nixon, Foa and More Will Sing Schwartz Oct. 1

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The Broadway Close Up series will present Stephen Schwartz: Magic to Do as its opening concert of the season Oct. 1 at the Merkin Concert Hall at the TimesCenter.
Barrett Foa
Barrett Foa Photo by Christine Cain-Weidner

Hosted by Sean Hartley, the 8 PM concert will feature the talents of Liz Callaway, Lisa Howard, Marni Nixon, Barrett Foa, Darius de Haas, Michael Winther, James Royce Edwards, Ben Schrader and Douglas Fabian. John Znydarsic will direct the evening with musical direction by John O'Neill. Concertgoers can expect to hear tunes from Godspell, Pippin and Wicked as well as songs from "Pocahontas" and "Prince of Egypt."

In a statement host Hartley said, "We're going to be talking with Stephen about his entire career, from his first big hit (Godspell) through Broadway, TV, the movies and his latest mega-hit Wicked. We'll be performing a wide range of songs, from his best known hits to some little known gems, trying to explore exactly what makes Stephen such an enduring and important writer."

The TimesCenter is located in the New York Times Building at 242 West 41st Street, between Seventh and Eighth Avenues. For tickets call (212) 501-3330.

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