2011 Broadway's Carols for a Cure On Sale Now; Featuring Radcliffe, DioGuardi, et al.

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The 2011 Broadway's Carols for a Cure, Volume 13 is available now in Broadway theaters. Lovers of Broadway talent can do some early holiday shopping as well as support Broadway Cares/ Equity Fights AIDS (BC/EFA) through the purchase of this 2-disc, annual CD of original and traditional holiday music from the current 2011 Broadway line-up. As always, the CDs will be sold during a six-week "Gypsy-of-the-Year" fundraising period, which runs this year from October through early-December at participating Broadway and off-Broadway shows in New York. Additionally, the CDs are available at select venues throughout the U.S., including The John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts in Washington, DC; The LA Phil Store in Disney Hall, and The John W. Engeman Theater in Northport, New York.

Broadway's Carols for a Cure, Volume 13, as well as volumes from previous seasons, also can be ordered for only $20 through BC/EFA at broadwaycares.org or by calling (212) 840-0770 x250 Monday-Friday, 10:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. EST.

Highlights of Broadway's Carols for a Cure, Vol. 13 include Daniel Radcliffe joining the cast of How to Succeed in Business Without Really Trying singing "A Christmas Carol," by humorist and composer Tom Lehrer.

Additionally, Kara DioGuardi, hit songwriter, record producer, and former judge on American Idol, presently making her Broadway debut as Roxy Hart in Chicago, delivers an awesome rendition of Irving Berlin's classic, "White Christmas."

Nickelodeon's Ashley Argota made a special request to participate on this year's Broadway's Carols for a Cure. She sings a show-stopping "Dance with Me Santa." Plus, the 2-disc set features the amazing voices of Martha Wash and the cast of Priscilla Queen of the Desert; Spiderman's Reeve Carney and T.V. Carpio, with Reeve's band, Carney; Montego Glover from Memphis, nominated for a 2010 Tony, and winner of the 2010 Drama Desk; Chad Kimball, Hugh Panaro, Roger Rees, Robert Creighton, Kathy Fitzgerald, Nathan Lee Graham, Ryan Lowe, Selloane Nkhela, Jim Stanek, and Alton Fitzgerald White.

Track list

DISC 1

1. HOW TO SUCCEED IN BUSINESS WITHOUT REALLY TRYING - A Christmas Carol, featuring Daniel Radcliffe
2. MEMPHIS - Give Away Love featuring Montego Glover & Chad Kimball
3. Kara DioGuardi and CHICAGO: The Musical - White Christmas
4. MARY POPPINS - Little Jesus Sweetly Sleep (The Rocking Carol)
5. MAMMA MIA - Hark! The Herald Angels Sing, featuring a vintage intro by the members of ABBA
6. WICKED - When the River Meets the Sea, featuring Kathy Fitzgerald
7. CATCH ME IF YOU CAN - Christmas is My Favorite Time of Year
8. THE ADDAMS FAMILY - The 13 Days of Christmas, featuring Roger Rees
9. THE PHANTOM OF THE OPERA - I Wonder as I Wander, featuring Hugh Panaro
10. SISTER ACT - Angels We Have Heard on High
11. ROCK OF AGES - O Come, O Come Emmanuel
12. THE LION KING - Silent Night, featuring Selloane Nkhela & Alton Fitzgerald White

DISC 2

13. SPIDER-MAN: TURN OFF THE DARK - St. Nicholas Sky, featuring Reeve Carney & T.V. Carpio
14. RENT - Go Tell It on the Mountain
15. PRISCILLA QUEEN OF THE DESERT - Light it Up! featuring Martha Wash & Nathan Lee Graham
16. WAR HORSE - The First Noel
17. ANYTHING GOES - Christmas on the S.S. American, featuring Robert Creighton
18. CHICAGO: The Musical - What Child is This? featuring Ryan Lowe
19. BILLY ELLIOT - Waiting for the Snow to Fall
20. DIE BRATSCHEN VON BROADWAY - Lo, How a Rose E'er Blooming
21. Ashley Argota - Dance with Me Santa
22. CAMELOT at The John W. Engeman Theater - O Come, All Ye Faithful, featuring Jim Stanek
23. AVENUE Q - Deck the Halls
24. BABY IT'S YOU! - Auld Lang Syne
25. Daniel Rodriguez - O Holy Night

Produced by Lynn Pinto for Rock-It Science Records and engineered by Andros Rodriguez, the Broadway's Carols for a Cure series has raised over $3 million dollars for BC/EFA since its inception in 1999, providing support and care for those suffering with AIDS, as well as lending support to women's health issues. Over the years, Broadway's Carols for a Cure CDs have featured special performances by stars Bernadette Peters, Nick Jonas, Antonio Banderas, Idina Menzel, Hugh Jackman, Harvey Fierstein, David Hyde Pierce, Raul EsparzaJohn Tartaglia, Darlene Love, Hugh Panaro, Michael McKean, Annette O'Toole, Andrea McArdle, Donna Lynne Champlin, and Phyllis Newman.

 

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