The Baker’s Wife

Here’s the way to advertise it: “From the composer-lyricist of WICKED, PIPPIN and GODSPELL.” That’s ad copy that’ll sell tickets – and you wouldn’t be lying. Oh, your audience may think you’re fibbing once it begins to hear Stephen Schwartz’s score for THE BAKER’S WIFE. It’s clearly his most ambitious and it doesn’t remotely resemble [...]

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help writing an essay Check out The Stage’s fantastic review of a new London production of THE BAKER’S WIFE: It’s becoming commonplace to declare that a show at the tiny fringe powerhouse of the Union Theatre is a musical miracle, but one has definitely occurred now with its turn-around of a legendary flop into something [...]

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Exciting news! If you’ve ever had a question about a Stephen Schwartz show, we bet we’ve got your answer! Recently, a forum archive was added to the official Stephen Schwartz website — it includes answers to questions submitted to Stephen over the years about each of his shows. Not only is the page conveniently organized, [...]

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In October of 2003, a show opened that would quickly become one of the biggest phenomena Broadway has ever seen.  The musical WICKED, an alternative look at L. Frank Baum’s THE WIZARD OF OZ, struck a chord in theatregoers across the country.  Teenage and college-age girls were particularly drawn to the complex relationship between Elphaba, [...]

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