Marin Summer Theater is very pleased to announce that the second show of the 2015 MST Season will be the world premiere of a new musical review, DEFYING GRAVITY: THE BEST OF STEPHEN SCHWARTZ.
After working with the representatives of Mr. Schwartz, MST has received special permission to present a musical review of Mr. Schwartz's best work. In a career spanning over four decades, Schwartz has written such hit musicals as Godspell (1971), Pippin (1972) and Wicked (2003). He has contributed lyrics for a number of successful films, including Pocahontas (1995), The Hunchback of Notre Dame (1996), The Prince of Egypt (1998; music and lyrics) and Enchanted (2007). Schwartz has won the Drama Desk Award for Outstanding Lyrics, three Grammy Awards, three Academy Awards and has been nominated for six Tony Awards.
DEFYING GRAVITY will include songs from shows spanning Mr. Schwartz's stage and film career including:
The cast for DEFYING GRAVITY will include students from MST's 2015 Musical Theater Madness Workshop.
In-Person auditions for the MST 2015 Company will be held on March 28 and April 4, 2015 and video auditions will be accepted until April 4, 2015. Audition sign-ups will begin in January. Check back here soon for more INformation about the 2015 season!