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The Musical Mind Of Stephen Schwartz

Composer Stephen Schwartz in the WBUR studios. (Jesse Costa/WBUR)

Composer Stephen Schwartz in the WBUR studios. (Jesse Costa/WBUR)

Stephen Schwartz is the multi-award-winning musical mind behind “Wicked” and “Godspell.” And — starting in December — the American Repertory Theatre in Cambridge will be performing a new production of his musical “Pippin.”

Schwartz joins us live to talk about his creative life and why we should care about Broadway now.

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Watch a preview of the A.R.T.’s upcoming production of Schwartz’s “Pippin”:


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  • Jkelly

    Anthony , you are always an excellent host/interviewer. But today’s show featuring Stephen Schwartz really brought out the best in you. Just insightful questions to a great composer. I loved how you both handled the young caller whose “favorite show of all time” was “Wicked.” You treat everyone with respect. Great show! You’re able to switch gears so quickly: from transplants to “Pippin” in a matter of seconds.

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