Essential Reading

The Godspell Experience

The Godspell Experience is the only book-length account of Godspell’s colorful development story. It also provides details about each song, historic photos, comments from original cast members, and a Foreword by Stephen Schwartz.

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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), Godspellmovie 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

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