Defying Gravity: An Evening with Stephen Schwartz & Friends
From Godspell to Wicked and beyond, Grammy- and Oscar-winning composer Stephen Schwartz joins JMR and the Pops.
Grammy and Oscar-winning composer and musical icon Stephen Schwartz joins conductor John Morris Russell and the Pops for breathtaking performances of his exquisite songs in an unforgettable evening of musical theatre from Godspell to Wicked and beyond. Featuring award-winning Broadway vocalists, the legendary songwriter and his friends open the season with classics like “Day by Day,” “Popular,” “Corner of the Sky,” “Beautiful City” and “Defying Gravity.”
John Morris Russell, conductor
Stephen Schwartz, piano & host
John Boswell, piano
Scott Coulter, vocalist
Debbie Gravitte, vocalist
Michael McCorry Rose, vocalist
INDIVIDUAL DATES & TIMES*
- Sep 22, 2023 at 07:30 pm - 10:00 pm (Fri)
- Sep 23, 2023 at 07:30 pm - 10:00 pm (Sat)
- Sep 24, 2023 at 02:00 pm - 04:00 pm (Sun)
Several parking options surround Music Hall. A 450-space underground garage at Washington Park is located directly across Elm Street from the front doors of venue. This convenient garage also has handicapped parking and elevators. A surface lot between Music Hall and Memorial Hall is accessible from Elm Street and Central Parkway. Convenient parking is also available at the Town Center Parking (CET) Garage on Central Parkway. Pay-on-entry parking is $10-$15 for special events at all nearby lots. For more information about parking at Music Hall, call (513) 744-3344.
Handicapped-Accessible Parking: There are several handicap-designated spots at the Washington Park Garage across the street from Music Hall, as well as at the surface lot located between Music Hall and Memorial Hall and in the Town Center (CET) Garage on Central Parkway. We recommend arriving early for the best parking. You may also drop off patrons in front of Music Hall on Elm Street and then park. If you require wheelchair assistance, please alert a security officer and they will contact a staff member to bring a wheelchair out to the curb and assist you to your seats.