The Resource Defying gravity : the creative career of Stephen Schwartz, from Godspell to Wicked, Carol de Giere ; foreword by Alan Menken

Defying gravity : the creative career of Stephen Schwartz, from Godspell to Wicked, Carol de Giere ; foreword by Alan Menken

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Defying gravity : the creative career of Stephen Schwartz, from Godspell to Wicked
Title
Defying gravity
Title remainder
the creative career of Stephen Schwartz, from Godspell to Wicked
Statement of responsibility
Carol de Giere ; foreword by Alan Menken
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Language
eng
Summary
From his writing of Godspell 's score at age 23 through the making of the megahit musical Wicked and beyond, Defying Gravity: The Creative Career of Stephen Schwartz, from Godspell to Wicked takes readers into the world of the legendary Broadway and film composer-lyricist. In this authorized biography, drawing from her interviews with Schwartz and his collaborators, author Carol de Giere focuses on the behind-the-scenes stories for Schwartz's hits and disappointing flops. Readers will find colorful anecdotes and insights for his licensed musicals Children of Eden , Pippin, Working , and others. Defying Gravity also includes Hollywood stories, beginning with a new foreword by composer Alan Menken. This updated and revised second edition delves into Stephen Schwartz's creative process for the new stage musicals The Hunchback of Notre Dame , The Prince of Egypt , and other shows. It provides additional insights on Schwartz's early work with Leonard Bernstein and his more recent international work on Wicked . It offers additional "Creative Notes" a popular feature of the first edition with comments from Schwartz about overcoming creative blocks, collaboration, and the artistic life
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YDX
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De Giere, Carol
Dewey number
  • 782.1/4092
  • B
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
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Menken, Alan
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  • Schwartz, Stephen
  • Schwartz, Stephen
  • Composers
  • Lyricists
  • Musicals
  • Composers
  • Lyricists
  • Musicals
  • United States
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Defying gravity : the creative career of Stephen Schwartz, from Godspell to Wicked, Carol de Giere ; foreword by Alan Menken
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Publication
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NOPDQ
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
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volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
23 cm
Edition
Revised and updated second edition.
Extent
502 pages
Isbn
9781540031464
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
  • 1756363
  • (OCoLC)1037042147
  • 1727594
  • (OCoLC)on1037042147
  • 1727594
  • 1756363
  • 1756363
Label
Defying gravity : the creative career of Stephen Schwartz, from Godspell to Wicked, Carol de Giere ; foreword by Alan Menken
Publication
Note
NOPDQ
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
23 cm
Edition
Revised and updated second edition.
Extent
502 pages
Isbn
9781540031464
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
  • 1756363
  • (OCoLC)1037042147
  • 1727594
  • (OCoLC)on1037042147
  • 1727594
  • 1756363
  • 1756363

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