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Elizabeth Swados (1951–2016)


Elizabeth Swados was born on February 5, 1951 in Buffalo, New York, USA. She is known for her work on Alice at the Palace (1982), Four Friends (1981) and The Adventures of Sebastian Cole (1998). She was married to Roz Lichter. She died on January 5, 2016 in Manhattan, New York City, New York. See full bio »

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 2014 Of Many (Short)
 2010/I The Getaway (Short)
 2005 Breaking the Silence: Children's Stories (TV Movie documentary)
 2004 Joe Chaikin's Life in the Theatre (Video documentary)
 1994 Under Heat
 1992 The Occult History of the Third Reich (Video documentary)
 1989 Wilfrid's Special Christmas (TV Movie)
 1987 Family Sins (TV Movie)
 1986 A Year in the Life (TV Mini-Series) (3 episodes)
- Christmas '86 (1986)
 1986 Rate It X (Documentary)
 1986 Seize the Day
 1986 The Animal Alphabet (Video short)
 1982-1986 American Playhouse (TV Series) (3 episodes)
- King of America (1982)
 1985 Tales of the Unexpected (TV Series) (1 episode)
- Scrimshaw (1985)
 1982 Alice at the Palace (TV Movie)
 1981 Enter Life (Short)
 1981 Four Friends
 1981 Guests of the Nation (TV Movie)
 1980 Rappaccini's Daughter (TV Movie)
 1980 Sky Dance (Short)
 1980 Barn Burning (TV Short)
 1980 OHMS (TV Movie)
 1979 Too Far to Go (TV Movie)
 1978 Step by Step (Short)
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Other Works:

Doonesbury (1983). Musical comedy. Book by Garry Trudeau. Lyrics by Garry Trudeau. Music by Elizabeth Swados. Based on the comic strip by Garry Trudeau. Comic Strip used by permission of Universal Press Syndicate. Music orchestrated by Elizabeth Swados. Music arranged by Jeff Waxman. Musical Director: Jeff Waxman. Choreographed... See more »

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In addition to writing and composing works for theater, she published three novels, three non-fiction books, and nine children's books. See more »

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Aquarius

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