The Godspell Experience: Inside a Transformative Musical
Enjoy insights from the inside story! This is the only book-length account of Godspell’s creative history as revealed by original cast members and others. It includes a foreword by composer Stephen Schwartz, show history, lyrics, historic photos, helpful comments for local productions, and much more. BUY and read reviews at Amazon.com USA: The Godspell Experience: Inside a Transformative Musical.
SIGNED COPIES! Message from author Carol de Giere: I sell signed copies from home. These copies are autographed by composer Stephen Schwartz, composer Peggy Gordon who wrote “By My Side” and was in the original Godspell cast, and me as author. $35 plus shipping. See ordering details below.
In the photo, Stephen Schwartz displays the book during a signing session. One the left is my friend Robin Lamont from the original Godspell cast who stopped by to sign books with us. I’m in the middle.
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About the Godspell Book
From the back cover: Day by day for more than 40 years, the musical Godspell has delighted countless performers and audience members around the world. Here, for the first time, is a comprehensive account of the show’s creative journey and how it became a theatrical classic. In his Foreword for The Godspell Experience, composer Stephen Schwartz shares some of his favorite personal memories from the earliest days of Godspell. Author Carol de Giere has gathered fresh comments from original cast members, Stephen Schwartz, friends of the late John-Michael Tebelak (who conceived the musical and directed the first productions), Godspell movie cast members, and others. Fans, performers, and directors will find essential material to enhance their understanding of Godspell. Come sing—and read—about love!
“I feel privileged to contribute to a book that is the most factually accurate, definitive account of the making of ‘Godspell.’ Fans of the musical will find a treasure trove of information that is nothing short of inspirational.” – Peggy Gordon, composer of “By My Side” and original Godspell cast member
FIND OUT MORE: View the chapter list on the Inside the Book page.
About the Author
For author Carol de Giere’s story, see the Contact page
Signed copies of The Godspell Experience are also available through the Broadwaycares store – books page.
I’m also selling copies of my first book, Defying Gravity: signed and unsigned. Explore the creative process behind all of Stephen Schwartz’s musicals. Email me for details. firstname.lastname@example.org
Stephen Schwartz composed the score for Godspell when he was twenty-three years old. He has also written music and/or lyrics for Wicked, Pippin, Children of Eden, Working, and other stage musicals, as well as songs for the animated film The Prince of Egypt, and lyrics for Disney’s Pocahontas, The Hunchback of Notre Dame, and Enchanted.
Copyright: This material is copyrighted by Carol de Giere, all rights reserved.