List of Awards

"I thought there would be more plumes."


3 Oscars: Pocahontas (lyrics by Schwartz) for Best Score and Best Song “Colors of the Wind”; The Prince of Egypt: Best Song “When You Believe”

4 Grammys: Godspell (2 – producer and composer), Pocahontas “Colors of the Wind”, Wicked (producer and songwriter for Best Musical Show Album)

4 Drama Desk Awards: Godspell (Most Promising Composer and Most Promising Lyricist); Working – Director; Wicked – Outstanding Lyrics.

Golden Globe AwardPocahontas “Colors of the Wind” (2005)

2 Broadcast Film Critics Awards: Pocahontas “Colors of the Wind” (1995); The Prince of Egypt “When You Believe” (1998)

Songwriters Hall of Fame (2009)

Broadway Hall of Fame (2009)


Emerson College (1987)
Oscar Hammerstein Award (1997)
Southeastern Theatre Conference (1997)
ASCAP Foundation President’s Award (1999)
Paper Mill Playhouse (2000)
MAC Board of Governor’s Award (2003)
Kaufman Center Honors (2004)
New England Theatre Conference (2006)
Goodspeed Musicals (2006)
Wayne State Apple Award (2006)
Richard Rodgers Award (2009)