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Defying Gravity: The Creative Career of Stephen Schwartz, from Godspell to Wicked Edición Kindle
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The last section on Wicked goes through the whole creative process of what is going to probably be the most successful musical of all time. A must for budding musical theater writers.
always enjoyed. I wanted to know more of Stephen Schwartz and having seen
wicked several times, I was interested in learning of the development of his
professional career. The book arrived at a good price, in good condition with
great packaging. I could hardly stop reading once I got started on it.
The pictures of all the productions and planning that precede the start of show
were wonderful. I was especially happy to see a few photos of his family
and to read of his interesting career. Great deal!
The answer to these and many other questions lies in Carol De Giere's wonderfully captivating DEFYING GRAVITY: THE CREATIVE CAREER OF STEPHEN SCHWARTZ, FROM GODSPELL TO WICKED. If you've ever wondered about Schwartz's personal life, its influence on his writing, and his creative process, this book is for you. Filled with stories, some extremely touching, many humorous, DEFYING GRAVITY offers a rather candid look at a brilliant composer...one who has experienced both triumph and failure, but one whose creative process has always been strong. You will learn some interesting details about his collaborators, his family, his friends, and his shows. Never boring, always engaging, and littered with many black-and-white photos (from Schwartz's personal file as well as from productions of his shows), DEFYING GRAVITY is a treat for anyone who's ever wondered about the creative journey of a musical theatre/film writer...or ANY creative person, for that matter.
In a way, DEFYING GRAVITY is a story anyone can relate to: De Giere dedicates her work to the creative spirit that inspires each and every one of us. I highly recommend this book to anyone who loves Schwartz, WICKED, musical theatre, or creating something out of nothing. Bravo, Ms. De Giere!
This book is a musical theatre cornucopia.
Not content to merely recount events, the inclusion of Creative Notes throughout is a bit like a Masterclass of creativity...not just about musical composition but offers "doorways" to unlock all kinds of creativity. Schwartz himself is an inspiration of course...his unwavering talent which has developed through the decades and also his creative angsts (shared by creatives everywhere) is a great struggle and Schwartz one of its finest exponents...one of my favoudite books EVER!