Justin Paul, Ben Vereen, Stephen Schwartz, Benj Pasek

Theater Pizzazz’ Magda Katz was on the scene of Stephen Schwartz’ big birthday celebration at the Hudson Theatre on April 23 when The Dramatists Guild Foundation (DGF), Andrew Lippa – President, toasted the life and work of one of American theatre’s greatest living composers, Stephen Schwartz. The star-studded concert, sponsored in part by the Ambassador Theatre Group (ATG) and the Hudson Theatre, showcased and shone a spotlight on Schwartz’s beloved songs, stories, and legacy in celebration of his 70th Birthday.

Some of the stars included Renee Fleming, Benj Pasek and Justin Paul, Ben Vereen, Ben Platt, Corey Cott, Robert and Kristen Anderson Lopez and more.


Stephen Schwartz, Andrew Lippa


Renee Fleming

Lindsay Mendez