The JRockingR Company is proud to announce the release of Tony Award winner (1986 Tony Winner for Best Featured Actor in Bob Fosse's Sweet Charity Revival) Michael Rupert's debut single. Recorded for his forthcoming CD, "Racing to the Moon" is from the new Matthew Riopelle/Michael Rupert musical, STREETS OF AMERICA.
This limited edition CD Single will be released August 18th and available only through Footlight.com. Only 100 copies have been pressed and each CD is numbered and autographed. It contains 3 tracks
Michael's solo version, an instrumental version performed by producer & guitarist, David Timmons and a bonus track from the 2006 demo recording performed by Sebastian Arcelus (Jersey Boys) and Cullen R. Titmas (National Tour of AVENUE Q). A portion of all proceeds will go to the Leukemia & Lyphoma Society, in memory of Michael's father, Charles.
The first 25 people to order the CD will receive a bonus CD entitled REVOLUTION: SELECTIONS FROM "STREETS OF AMERICA" featuring Michael's scratch vocal demos for 3 selections from the show.
As it happens, on the day of the release, there will be a private reading of STREETS OF AMERICA featuring Sebastian Arcelus and Cullen R. Titmas along with Michael's former LEGALLY BLONDE co-star, Bryce Ryness (HAIR). Also, reprising their roles from the 2007 Point Park University Production, where the show was first developed, Shannon Denney and Rachel Stevens.