Honoring Stephen Schwartz, The American Songbook Association hosted the Third Annual Gala last night, Monday, May 9 at 7:30 PM. Schwartz has won the Oscar, Grammy and is the Tony-winning composer and lyricist of Wicked, Pippin, Godspell and more. He received the 2022 ASA Lifetime Achievement Award.
The event, which took place at the Merkin Hall at Kaufman Music Center (129 West 67th Street, NYC), starred a cast of performers featured in Schwartz’s musicals, including
Liz Callaway, Jason Graae
Sally Mayes, Paul Shaffer, Rupert Holmes
Debbie Gravitte, John Bucchino
The evening was directed by Scott Coulter and featured Michael Roberts as music director.