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the Musical Theater of Stephen Schwartz Out Today

A new book outlining the career of noted multi-award-winning Broadway and Hollywood composer/lyricist Stephen Schwartz titled THE MUSICAL THEATER OF Stephen Schwartz : FROM GODSPELL TO WICKED AND BEYOND by Paul Laird is out today, April 16. The official description of THE MUSICAL THEATER OF Stephen Schwartz is as follows: "As the composer/lyricist ... (more)


Related Topix: Arts, Theater, Musical Theater, Stephen Schwartz

Tue Apr 15, 2014


Burglar caught lurking over child's crib

April 15, 2014: Officials are seeking the public's help in identifying a burglary suspect who is seen on home video surveillance walking through the victims' home and staring at their infant while they slept.


Related Topix: The Light

The Inter-Mountain

Apprentices perform for Rotary

A group of young, talented individuals paid a visit to the Elkins Rotary Club's meeting Monday, singing and dancing during a live performance from their upcoming show, "Pippin."


Related Topix: Stephen Schwartz

Mon Apr 14, 2014


Weekend Poll Top Three: Fans 'Couldn't Be Happier' for Wicked's Big-Screen Plans

Movie big-wigs have been making all sorts of noises about producing film adaptations of our favorite musicals lately.


Related Topix: Theater, Wicked, Stephen Schwartz, Nine

Tom Wopat and Stephen Schwartz to Join Broadway at Moorland, 6/5; Brian Stokes Mitchell Leaves Lineup

Tony Award nominee Tom Wopat and GRAMMY Award-winning Broadway songwriter Stephen Schwartz are joining the festivities in Broadway at Moorland, the 14th annual summer concert and fireworks display at Moorland Farm in Far Hills, NJ, a partnership between New Jersey Performing Arts Center and Far Hills Race Meeting Association.


Related Topix: The Dukes of Hazzard, Comedy, Entertainment, Drama, Television, Stephen Schwartz, Tom Wopat, Brian Stokes Mitchell, Far Hills, NJ, Symphony, Arts

Sun Apr 13, 2014

Top 5 things to do in Grand Rapids include Music of Stephen Schwartz, Doug E. Fresh, 'God...

While Spring Break activities wind down, stages across West Michigan heat up with concerts, plays and musicals.


Related Topix: Stephen Schwartz, Grand Rapids, MI, Entertainment

Sat Apr 12, 2014

Lee's Summit Tribune

Godspell Auditions

The Summit Theatre Group is bringing the Book of Matthew to Lee's Summit with a slight twist.


Related Topix: Lees Summit, MO, Stephen Schwartz

Wirral Globe

Joy Division's Peter Hook to headline Wirral's Farm Feast food and drink festival

GUITAR legend Peter Hook will headline a weekend of music as part of this year's Wirral Farm Feast food and drink festival.


Related Topix: Merseyside County, England, United Kingdom, Life, Pop/Rock, Food Festival, Food, Joy Division, New Order, The Light, Science, Agriculture

Fri Apr 11, 2014

North Texas e-News

Pfamily Arts presents The Baker's Wife April 11-12

They say the way to man's heart is through his stomach and the same principle seems to apply to the French village featured in The Baker's Wife , showing Friday and Saturday, April 11-12 at Wingspan Advisors Theatre in Plano.


Related Topix: Stephen Schwartz, Baked Goods, Life, Food, Bread

World Magazine

Christian rocker Larry Norman recognized as an American musical treasure

The Library of Congress recently added the work of Christian rock innovator Larry Norman to the National Recording Registry, an elite collection of recordings marked for special preservation as "cultural, artistic, or historical treasures."


Related Topix: Larry Norman, Classical, Stephen Sondheim, More, Rock-N-Roll, Christian Music, Rebecca St. James, DC Talk, CCM, Gospel

Thu Apr 10, 2014

WCKX-FM Columbus

Dime Time Celebrity News Buzz: Get Yo Fix! Luda to Pay 35K to Baby...

Dang! More money, more problems for Ludacris! Remember, at first he was ordered to pay only 10 thousand dollars to the mother of his new child, Tamika.


Related Topix: Guardian

Wed Apr 09, 2014

Tickets to WICKED's Run at Ed Mirvish Theatre On Sale 5/5

After breaking box office records in each of its previous three engagements, WICKED, the smash-hit musical, will return to the Ed Mirvish Theatre for a nine-week engagement September 3 through November 2. Tickets to WICKED, with music and lyrics by Stephen Schwartz and book by Winnie Holzman based on the best-selling 1995 novel by Gregory Maguire , ... (more)


Related Topix: Theater, Wicked, Stephen Schwartz

The West Milford Messenger

Power rock trio Kings X to rock Beatles-style music

Kings X is a critically respected Texas band that boasts Beatles-style harmonies, hard rock and blues riffs, and a dose of prog ambition.


Related Topix: Pop/Rock, King's X, Petra, Entertainment


Jesus People Documentary Sheds Light On Religious Community's Darker Stories

Youthful members of an informal Christian group called "Children of God" sing before sitting down for lunch at their headquarters building in the skid row section of Los Angeles on Feb. 2, 1971.


Related Topix: The Light, Christian Music, RNS, Criminal Defense Law, Law

Mon Apr 07, 2014

Circle Theatre to Celebrate the Music of Stephen Schwartz, 4/18-19

Over the past sixty-two years, Circle Theatre has presented some of the most exciting, groundbreaking, and poignant musicals in Grand Rapids theatre history.


Related Topix: Stephen Schwartz, Grand Rapids, MI

Jerusalem Post

Reflections from the Warsaw Ghetto

Recently I celebrated the anniversary of my father's death, the yahrzeit that drew me back to the synagogue pulpit to lead the prayers as I had done so religiously for the year following his actual passing.


Related Topix: Religion, Judaism, Opinion

Fri Apr 04, 2014

Religion Dispatched

News Round-Up: State of the Christian Movie

Currently in theaters, the proselytizing Christian indie God's Not Dead is competing with the Hollywood blockbuster Noah , while the Biblical adaptation Son of God is still hanging in there.


Related Topix: Newsboys, US Politics, US News

Thu Apr 03, 2014

The Inter-Mountain

The Old Brick Apprentices prepare - Pippin'

Anticipation is building for next month's Old Brick Playhouse Apprentice performance of "Pippin," with book by Roger O. Hirson and music and lyrics by Stephen Schwartz.


Related Topix: Stephen Schwartz, Elkins, WV, Randolph County, WV

Wed Apr 02, 2014

St. Petersburg Times

Shane Harper, Kevin Sorbo depict Christian vs. atheist debate in God's Not Dead

Type God's Not Dead into Google search and it becomes evident: A film's success doesn't depend on reviewer opinion.


Related Topix: Celebrities, Kevin Sorbo, Newsboys, UC Santa Barbara, University of South Florida

Harrisburg's Ciara Renee takes on leading role in Broadway's 'Pippin'

Harrisburg native Ciara Renee, left, and Kyle Dean Massey perform in "Pippin" for the first time on Monday night at Broadway's Music Box Theatre.


Related Topix: Stephen Schwartz, Musical Theater, Theater, Arts, Entertainment