Wicked Tony Award winner Idina Menzel is among the stars who will pay tribute to Oscar-winning composer-lyricist Stephen Schwartz May 16 at 6:30 PM at the Wallis Annenberg Center for the Performing Arts in Beverly Hills, California.
The composer-lyricist of Broadway’s Wicked, Godspell, and Pippin, as well as the films The Prince of Egypt, Pocahontas, and The Hunchback of Notre Dame, is being honored for his work, spanning more than four decades, and his mission to mentor and nurture the next wave of musical theatre writers.
An Evening of Wicked Fun Honoring Stephen Schwartz will also feature Wicked and Smash star Megan Hilty, Pippin Tony winner Andrea Martin, Tony nominee Liz Callaway, and opera singer Angel Blue. Additional artists will be announced later.
Proceeds from the night will support the artistic, education, and outreach programs of The Wallis. Honorary co-chairs are Wallis Annenberg, Alan Menken, and Julie and Marc Platt. Event co-chairs are John Bendheim and Cathy Louchheim.
Tickets, beginning at $500, are now on available at TheWallis.org.