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NORTH CAROLINA: Oscar-Winning Composer Stephen Schwartz Denies Production Rights For All His Shows

Theatergoers in North Carolina won’t be seeing Wicked, Godspell, Pippin, or any of Oscar-winning composer Stephen Schwartz’s many other shows due the state’s anti-LGBT hate law. Broadway World has his statement: To my fellow theatre writers and producers: As you no doubt know, the state of North Carolina has recently passed a reprehensible and discriminatory law. I feel that it …

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Wicked Composer Won’t Boycott LDS

Stephen Schwartz, the composer of the Broadway smash, Wicked, says he will not take part in any boycott of the Mormon Church and will continue to allow his work to be licensed. “I have not withdrawn the use of my songs by the BYU Young Ambassadors and do not intend to do so,” Schwartz said Monday in an e-mail. “They …

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