Gender
Male
Born
Mar 06, 1948
New York, New York, USA
Composer Director Performer Lyricist Writer Arranger Musical Director
Also Known As
Steve Schwartz
Relations
Father of
Scott Schwartz
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Graduated from Carnegie Mellon University in 1968 with a B.F.A. in Drama
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  • CREDITS
    Kristin Chenoweth: For the Girls (Nov 08, 2019 - Nov 17, 2019)
    • Performer: Stephen Schwartz
      • Special Guest - Replacement (Nov 17, 2019 - Nov 17, 2019)
      • Special Guest - Replacement (Nov 10, 2019 - Nov 10, 2019)
    SpecialConcertOriginal
    Pippin (Apr 25, 2013 - Jan 04, 2015)
    • Music by Stephen Schwartz
    • Lyrics by Stephen Schwartz
    MusicalComedyRevival
    Godspell (Nov 07, 2011 - Jun 24, 2012)
    • Music by Stephen Schwartz
    • New Lyrics by Stephen Schwartz
    MusicalRevival
    Wicked (Oct 30, 2003 - Present)
    • Music by Stephen Schwartz
    • Lyrics by Stephen Schwartz
    MusicalOriginal
    Fosse (Jan 14, 1999 - Aug 25, 2001)
    • Featuring songs by Stephen Schwartz
    • Featuring songs with lyrics by Stephen Schwartz
    MusicalRevue DanceOriginal
    Rags (Aug 21, 1986 - Aug 23, 1986)
    • Lyrics by Stephen Schwartz
    MusicalOriginal
    Working (May 14, 1978 - Jun 04, 1978)
    • Original songs with music by Stephen Schwartz
    • Directed by Stephen Schwartz
    • Original songs with lyrics by Stephen Schwartz
    • Book adapted by Stephen Schwartz
    MusicalOriginal
    Godspell (Jun 22, 1976 - Sep 04, 1977)
    • Music by Stephen Schwartz
    • New lyrics by Stephen Schwartz
    MusicalOriginal
    The Magic Show (May 28, 1974 - Dec 31, 1978)
    • Music by Stephen Schwartz
    • Lyrics by Stephen Schwartz
    MusicalOriginal
    Pippin (Oct 23, 1972 - Jun 12, 1977)
    • Music by Stephen Schwartz
    • Lyrics by Stephen Schwartz
    MusicalComedyOriginal
    Butterflies Are Free (Oct 21, 1969 - Jul 02, 1972)
    • The song "Butterflies Are Free" by Steve Schwartz
    PlayComedyOriginal
    Pippin (Sep 06, 2014 - Feb 28, 2016)
    • Music by Stephen Schwartz
    • Lyrics by Stephen Schwartz
    MusicalComedyRevival
    Wicked - Munchkinland (Mar 07, 2009 - Present)
    • Music by Stephen Schwartz
    • Lyrics by Stephen Schwartz
    MusicalOriginal
    Pippin (Oct 07, 2006 - Jan 15, 2007)
    • Music by Stephen Schwartz
    • Lyrics by Stephen Schwartz
    MusicalComedyRevival
    Wicked - Emerald City (Mar 09, 2005 - Mar 15, 2015)
    • Music by Stephen Schwartz
    • Lyrics by Stephen Schwartz
    MusicalOriginal
    On the Record (Nov 09, 2004 - Jul 31, 2005)
    • Featuring songs by Stephen Schwartz
    • Featuring songs with lyrics by Stephen Schwartz
    MusicalOriginal
    Fosse (Sep 14, 1999 - Feb 17, 2002)
    • Featuring songs by Stephen Schwartz
    • Featuring songs with lyrics by Stephen Schwartz
    MusicalRevue DanceOriginal
    Pippin (Aug 02, 1977 - Aug 26, 1978)
    • Music by Stephen Schwartz
    • Lyrics by Stephen Schwartz
    MusicalComedyOriginal
    The Magic Show (Dec 17, 1974 - Jul 27, 1975)
    • Music by Stephen Schwartz
    • Lyrics by Stephen Schwartz
    MusicalOriginal
    Pippin (Sep 20, 1974 - Apr 05, 1975)
    • Music by Stephen Schwartz
    • Lyrics by Stephen Schwartz
    MusicalComedyOriginal
    Godspell (Sep 12, 1972 - Aug 05, 1973)
    • Music by Stephen Schwartz
    • New Lyrics by Stephen Schwartz
    • Music arranged by Stephen Schwartz
    MusicalOriginal
    Godspell (Jul 13, 1972 - Sep 09, 1973)
    • Music by Stephen Schwartz
    • New Lyrics by Stephen Schwartz
    • Music arranged by Stephen Schwartz
    MusicalOriginal
    Godspell (May 26, 1972 - Aug 12, 1973)
    • Music by Stephen Schwartz
    • New Lyrics by Stephen Schwartz
    • Music arranged by Stephen Schwartz
    • Musical Director: Stephen Schwartz
    MusicalOriginal
    Godspell (Apr 01, 1972 - Sep 16, 1973)
    • Music by Stephen Schwartz
    • New Lyrics by Stephen Schwartz
    • Music arranged by Stephen Schwartz
    MusicalOriginal
    Godspell (Dec 04, 1971 - Jul 28, 1973)
    • Music by Stephen Schwartz
    • New Lyrics by Stephen Schwartz
    • Music arranged by Stephen Schwartz
    MusicalOriginal
  • AWARDS

    Tony Award®

    Isabelle Stevenson Award

    2015 | Recipient
    Stephen Schwartz
     

    Best Original Score

    2004 | Nominee  | Wicked
    Music by Stephen Schwartz
    Lyrics by Stephen Schwartz
     

    Best Original Score

    1987 | Nominee  | Rags
    Lyrics by Stephen Schwartz
     

    Best Book of a Musical

    1978 | Nominee  | Working
    Book adapted by Stephen Schwartz
     

    Best Original Score

    1978 | Nominee  | Working
    Music by Stephen Schwartz
    Lyrics by Stephen Schwartz
     

    Best Original Score

    1977 | Nominee  | Godspell
    Music by Stephen Schwartz
    Lyrics by Stephen Schwartz
     

    Best Original Score

    1973 | Nominee  | Pippin
    Music by Stephen Schwartz
    Lyrics by Stephen Schwartz

    Drama Desk Award

    Outstanding Lyrics

    2004 | Winner  | Wicked
    Lyrics by Stephen Schwartz
     

    Outstanding Music

    2004 | Nominee  | Wicked
    Music by Stephen Schwartz

    Outstanding Director of a Musical

    1978 | Winner  | Working
    Directed by Stephen Schwartz

    Most Promising Composer

    1971 | Winner  | Godspell
    Music by Stephen Schwartz

    Most Promising Lyricist

    1971 | Winner  | Godspell
    Lyrics by Stephen Schwartz
Kristin Chenoweth: For the Girls (Nov 08, 2019 - Nov 17, 2019)
  • Performer: Stephen Schwartz
    • Special Guest - Replacement (Nov 17, 2019 - Nov 17, 2019)
    • Special Guest - Replacement (Nov 10, 2019 - Nov 10, 2019)
SpecialConcertOriginal
Pippin (Apr 25, 2013 - Jan 04, 2015)
  • Music by Stephen Schwartz
  • Lyrics by Stephen Schwartz
MusicalComedyRevival
Godspell (Nov 07, 2011 - Jun 24, 2012)
  • Music by Stephen Schwartz
  • New Lyrics by Stephen Schwartz
MusicalRevival
Wicked (Oct 30, 2003 - Present)
  • Music by Stephen Schwartz
  • Lyrics by Stephen Schwartz
MusicalOriginal
Fosse (Jan 14, 1999 - Aug 25, 2001)
  • Featuring songs by Stephen Schwartz
  • Featuring songs with lyrics by Stephen Schwartz
MusicalRevue DanceOriginal
Rags (Aug 21, 1986 - Aug 23, 1986)
  • Lyrics by Stephen Schwartz
MusicalOriginal
Working (May 14, 1978 - Jun 04, 1978)
  • Original songs with music by Stephen Schwartz
  • Directed by Stephen Schwartz
  • Original songs with lyrics by Stephen Schwartz
  • Book adapted by Stephen Schwartz
MusicalOriginal
Godspell (Jun 22, 1976 - Sep 04, 1977)
  • Music by Stephen Schwartz
  • New lyrics by Stephen Schwartz
MusicalOriginal
The Magic Show (May 28, 1974 - Dec 31, 1978)
  • Music by Stephen Schwartz
  • Lyrics by Stephen Schwartz
MusicalOriginal
Pippin (Oct 23, 1972 - Jun 12, 1977)
  • Music by Stephen Schwartz
  • Lyrics by Stephen Schwartz
MusicalComedyOriginal
Butterflies Are Free (Oct 21, 1969 - Jul 02, 1972)
  • The song "Butterflies Are Free" by Steve Schwartz
PlayComedyOriginal
Pippin (Sep 06, 2014 - Feb 28, 2016)
  • Music by Stephen Schwartz
  • Lyrics by Stephen Schwartz
MusicalComedyRevival
Wicked - Munchkinland (Mar 07, 2009 - Present)
  • Music by Stephen Schwartz
  • Lyrics by Stephen Schwartz
MusicalOriginal
Pippin (Oct 07, 2006 - Jan 15, 2007)
  • Music by Stephen Schwartz
  • Lyrics by Stephen Schwartz
MusicalComedyRevival
Wicked - Emerald City (Mar 09, 2005 - Mar 15, 2015)
  • Music by Stephen Schwartz
  • Lyrics by Stephen Schwartz
MusicalOriginal
On the Record (Nov 09, 2004 - Jul 31, 2005)
  • Featuring songs by Stephen Schwartz
  • Featuring songs with lyrics by Stephen Schwartz
MusicalOriginal
Fosse (Sep 14, 1999 - Feb 17, 2002)
  • Featuring songs by Stephen Schwartz
  • Featuring songs with lyrics by Stephen Schwartz
MusicalRevue DanceOriginal
Pippin (Aug 02, 1977 - Aug 26, 1978)
  • Music by Stephen Schwartz
  • Lyrics by Stephen Schwartz
MusicalComedyOriginal
The Magic Show (Dec 17, 1974 - Jul 27, 1975)
  • Music by Stephen Schwartz
  • Lyrics by Stephen Schwartz
MusicalOriginal
Pippin (Sep 20, 1974 - Apr 05, 1975)
  • Music by Stephen Schwartz
  • Lyrics by Stephen Schwartz
MusicalComedyOriginal
Godspell (Sep 12, 1972 - Aug 05, 1973)
  • Music by Stephen Schwartz
  • New Lyrics by Stephen Schwartz
  • Music arranged by Stephen Schwartz
MusicalOriginal
Godspell (Jul 13, 1972 - Sep 09, 1973)
  • Music by Stephen Schwartz
  • New Lyrics by Stephen Schwartz
  • Music arranged by Stephen Schwartz
MusicalOriginal
Godspell (May 26, 1972 - Aug 12, 1973)
  • Music by Stephen Schwartz
  • New Lyrics by Stephen Schwartz
  • Music arranged by Stephen Schwartz
  • Musical Director: Stephen Schwartz
MusicalOriginal
Godspell (Apr 01, 1972 - Sep 16, 1973)
  • Music by Stephen Schwartz
  • New Lyrics by Stephen Schwartz
  • Music arranged by Stephen Schwartz
MusicalOriginal
Godspell (Dec 04, 1971 - Jul 28, 1973)
  • Music by Stephen Schwartz
  • New Lyrics by Stephen Schwartz
  • Music arranged by Stephen Schwartz
MusicalOriginal

Tony Award®

Isabelle Stevenson Award

2015 | Recipient
Stephen Schwartz
 

Best Original Score

2004 | Nominee  | Wicked
Music by Stephen Schwartz
Lyrics by Stephen Schwartz
 

Best Original Score

1987 | Nominee  | Rags
Lyrics by Stephen Schwartz
 

Best Book of a Musical

1978 | Nominee  | Working
Book adapted by Stephen Schwartz
 

Best Original Score

1978 | Nominee  | Working
Music by Stephen Schwartz
Lyrics by Stephen Schwartz
 

Best Original Score

1977 | Nominee  | Godspell
Music by Stephen Schwartz
Lyrics by Stephen Schwartz
 

Best Original Score

1973 | Nominee  | Pippin
Music by Stephen Schwartz
Lyrics by Stephen Schwartz

Drama Desk Award

Outstanding Lyrics

2004 | Winner  | Wicked
Lyrics by Stephen Schwartz
 

Outstanding Music

2004 | Nominee  | Wicked
Music by Stephen Schwartz

Outstanding Director of a Musical

1978 | Winner  | Working
Directed by Stephen Schwartz

Most Promising Composer

1971 | Winner  | Godspell
Music by Stephen Schwartz

Most Promising Lyricist

1971 | Winner  | Godspell
Lyrics by Stephen Schwartz

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