FREEZE FRAME: THE BRIDGES OF MADISON COUNTY Records Cast Album!
As BroadwayWorld previously reported, Ghostlight Records will record the original Broadway cast recording of The Bridges of Madison County, the new romantic musical by the Pulitzer Prize and Tony Award winning team of Marsha Norman ('night Mother, The Color Purple) and Jason Robert Brown (The Last Five Years, Parade). The cast was in the recording studio today and BroadwayWorld brings you a photo preview from the special event below. Check back later for full coverage!
The show, which opened on February, is currently running at the Gerald SchoenfeldTheatre (236 West 45th Street). The two-disc album - which will be produced by Jason Robert Brown and Jeffrey Lesser with Kurt Deutsch serving as executive producer - was recorded today, March 3 for a release later this season. Selections from the score premiered on "Sirius XM On Broadway" earlier this month. Sign up to pre-order at www.sh-k-boom.com/bridgesofmadisoncounty.
One of the most romantic novels ever written is now Broadway's most irresistible new musical. Four-time Tony nominee Kelli O'Hara stars with Steven Pasquale in the most romantic musical Broadway has seen in years. Directed by two-time Tony winner Bartlett Sher, (South Pacific, The Light in the Piazza) The Bridges of Madison County is the unforgettable story of two people caught between decision and desire, as a chance encounter becomes a second chance at so much more.
The design team includes Michael Yeargan (scenic design), Donald Holder (lighting design), Catherine Zuber(costume design), and Jon Weston (sound design). Casting was by Abbie Brady-Dalton, CSA, from Telsey + Company.
Photo Credit: Walter McBride
Composer Jason Robert Brown, Playwright Marsha Norman, Director Bartlett Sher with cast ensemble featuring: Kelli O'Hara, Steven Pasquale, Hunter Forster, Michael X. Martin, Cass Morgan, Caitlin Kinnunen, Derek Klena, Whitney Bashor, Ephie Aardema, Jennifer Allen, Katie Klaus, Luke Marinkovich, Aaron Ramey and Dan Sharkey