Dramatists Guild of America on the Occasion of Its 100th Anniversary,
Stephen Schwartz


Stephen Schwartz

Stephen Schwartz is a composer and lyricist. Currently President of the Dramatists Guild of America. Currently on Broadway: Wicked, Pippin. Other New York theatre credits include music and lyrics for Godspell and The Magic Show and book adaptation and four songs for Working (which he also directed.) He has written music and lyrics for other shows, which have received numerous regional theatre productions, including The Baker’s Wife, Children of Eden, and My Fairytale, as well as two musicals for children, Captain Louie and My Son, Pinocchio, and collaborated with Leonard Bernstein on lyrics for Bernstein’s Mass. In addition,  Schwartz has had extensive experience writing for film, television, opera, and recordings. For the past sixteen years, he has served as artistic director of the ASCAP Musical Theatre Workshops in New York and Los Angeles. Awards include four Drama Desk Awards, three Academy Awards, and four Grammy Awards.