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 Award:
POCAHONTAS “Colors of the Wind” (2005)

2 Broadcast Film Critics Awards:
POCAHONTAS “Colors of the Wind” (1995)
THE PRINCE OF EGYPT “When You Believe” (1998)

Hollywood Walk of Fame (2008)

Songwriters Hall of Fame (2009)

Theater Hall of Fame (2009)

Isabelle Stevenson Special Tony Award (2015)


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)

Carnegie Mellon University Honorary Doctorate (2015)

Dramatists Guild Career Achievement Award (2016)

GMCLA Vanguard Voice Award (2017)

The Lilly Awards “Miss Lilly” (2017)

ASCAP Founders Award (2017)