Jerry & Jeff Wayne's TWO CITIES Album to be Released in June

Jerry & Jeff Wayne's TWO CITIES Album to be Released in JuneStage Door Records are pleased to announce the Original London Cast Recording of 'Two Cities', will be released on June 24th, 2016. The CD release continues Stage Door's commitment to preserve 'lost' British theatre scores of the past 50 years.

Charles Dickens' classic novel 'A Tale Of Two Cities' was developed as a musical in the mid sixties by theatre producer Jerry Wayne who commissioned his son Jeff to compose the score for the project. With a book by Constance Cox, music by Jeff Wayne and lyrics by Jerry Wayne; 'Two Cities' opened at London's Palace Theatre on February 27th 1969. The musical starred Edward Woodward (as Sydney Carton), Kevin Colson (as Charles Darnay), Elizabeth Power (as Lucie Manette), Nicolette Roeg (as Madame Defarge) and Leone Greene (as Monsieur Defarge). Although reviews were mixed, 'Two Cities' was nominated for 'Best Musical' at the 1969 Variety Club and Evening Standard Theatre Awards with Edward Woodward winning both awards for 'Best Male Performance in a Musical'.

The CD features previously unreleased original 1966 demo recordings for the show, including several songs that would be later cut from the production.

'TWO CITIES' - ORIGINAL 1969 LONDON CAST ALBUM
1. THE BEST OF TIMES
2. TENDER LOVE AND PATIENCE
3. INDEPENDENT MAN / WHAT WOULD YOU DO
4. LOOK ALIKE
5. AND LUCIE IS HER NAME / GOLDEN HAIRED DOLL
6. SUDDENLY
7. THE TIME IS NOW
8. THE MACHINE OF DR. GUILLOTINE
9. TWO DIFFERENT PEOPLE
10. ONLY A FOOL
11. WILL WE EVER MEET AGAIN?
12. THE KNITTING SONG
13. QUARTET
14. LONG AGO
15. IT'S A FAR, FAR BETTER THING
BONUS TRACKS - 'TWO CITIES' ORIGINAL 1966 DEMOS
16. THE WINE THAT FLOWS IN THE STREET
17. TENDER LOVE AND PATIENCE
18. WHAT WOULD YOU DO WITHOUT ME
19. LOOK ALIKE
20. SOMEONE TO LOVE
21. FOR JUSTICE WE MARCH
22. LET THEM EAT CAKE
23. THE PROPOSAL SONG
24. I WOULD GIVE MY LIFE
25. THE MACHINE OF DR. GUILLOTINE

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