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BWW CD Reviews: Masterworks Broadway's ROSLYN KIND: GIVE ME YOU/THIS IS ROSLYN KIND is a Pop Time CapsuleBWW CD Reviews: Masterworks Broadway's ROSLYN KIND: GIVE ME YOU/THIS IS ROSLYN KIND is a Pop Time Capsule

Imagine yourself in a 1960's egg chair. It's a lazy evening in 1969, and the airy pop styling of Roslyn Kind's vocals gently caress your ear drums. Now, with Masterworks Broadway's release of ROSLYN KIND: GIVE ME YOU/THIS IS ROSLYN KIND, a remastered re-release of two albums, you can find yourself transported back to this bygone era again. (more...)
First Listen: THIS IS OUR YOUTH's Michael Cera Releases Folk Album TRUE THATFirst Listen: THIS IS OUR YOUTH's Michael Cera Releases Folk Album TRUE THAT

Michael Cera, star of THIS IS OUR YOUTH on Broadway this fall, released an indie folk album last week on August 8 without much fanfare, but the project, titled "true that", is getting quite a bit of attention despite the actor's under-the-radar sensibilities. (more...)
WICKED's Eden Espinosa Wins 2014 Independent Music Award for 'Stone Cold Sober'WICKED's Eden Espinosa Wins 2014 Independent Music Award for 'Stone Cold Sober'

The Independent Music Awards (The IMAs) recently announced the results of The IMA 13 Vox Pop poll. Among the winners, Broadway star and recording artist, Eden Espinosa (Wicked, Rent, Brooklyn) was awarded the Adult Contemporary Song Of The Year for her track 'Stone Cold Sober', written by Ty Taylor, from her debut solo album, Look Around. (more...)
Margo Feiden Galleries Honors Robin Williams With Rare Recording of His ImpersonationsMargo Feiden Galleries Honors Robin Williams With Rare Recording of His Impersonations

Following the tragic passing of actor and comedy legend Robin Williams on Monday, August 11, New York City gallerist The Margo Feiden Galleries Ltd. has found a unique way to honor the Mork & Mindy and Good Will Hunting actor: Through a rare audio recording featuring a string of the late comedian's trademark impersonations. (more...)
BWW CD Reviews: UMe's ROCKY BROADWAY (Original Broadway Cast Recording) Fights from the HeartBWW CD Reviews: UMe's ROCKY BROADWAY (Original Broadway Cast Recording) Fights from the Heart

While the Broadway production of ROCKY is going down for the final count on Sunday, August 17, the show and its bombastic score are continuing to delight audiences on a nightly basis in New York City. Whether you've seen the show or not, UMe's release of ROCKY BROADWAY (Original Broadway Cast Recording) is sure to pump you up and entertain you. (more...)
Crown to Release New Anniversary Edition of FIDDLER ON THE ROOF This FallCrown to Release New Anniversary Edition of FIDDLER ON THE ROOF This Fall

This fall marks the 50th anniversary of a cultural landmark, the original Broadway premiere of Fiddler on the Roof, which ran for nearly eight years, setting records with 3,242 performances. Crown now presents a new edition (On Sale: September 14, 2014) of the full text and lyrics that will serve as a collector's item, honoring the brilliant history of Fiddler on the Roof and commemorating its illustrious half-century reign, on Broadway and in the hearts of those who experience it today. (more...)
First Listen! Leslie Odom Jr. Sings 'The Guilty Ones' from SPRING AWAKENINGFirst Listen! Leslie Odom Jr. Sings 'The Guilty Ones' from SPRING AWAKENING

SMASH, Person of Interest, House of lies, actor Leslie Odom Jr. has released his self titled debut solo album and a first listen to his newest single, 'The Guilty Ones', from Spring Awakening. (more...)
Belt Along With FROZEN's 'Let It Go' in New Special Edition DVD, Out This Fall!Belt Along With FROZEN's 'Let It Go' in New Special Edition DVD, Out This Fall!

Great news from Idina Menzel and the official FROZEN Facebook page! Disney will release a special Sing-Along Edition of FROZEN on DVD on November 18. (more...)
Broadway's Original 'Belle' in the Studio for Next AlbumBroadway's Original 'Belle' in the Studio for Next Album

Susan Egan announced on Twitter today that she is in the studio recording her next album. No word yet on a release date, theme or title, but BWW will bring you more news as soon as we have it! (more...)
TAMAR OF THE RIVER Cast, Featuring ROCKY's Margo Seibert, Set for Album Release Concert This FallTAMAR OF THE RIVER Cast, Featuring ROCKY's Margo Seibert, Set for Album Release Concert This Fall

The cast of TAMAR OF THE RIVER, the critically-acclaimed and Drama Desk Award-nominated show produced at Prospect Theater Company, will celebrate the release of their world premiere recording with a one night only reunion concert on Monday, September 22, 2014 at 8pm at Musical Theater Factory (250 West 40th Street, 4th Floor). Proceeds from ticket sales will be donated to Seeds of Peace. (more...)
Leslie Odom, Jr. Releases Debut AlbumLeslie Odom, Jr. Releases Debut Album

'SMASH', 'Person of Interest', and 'House of Lies' actor Leslie Odom Jr. has released his self-titled debut album! It is now available at all major online retailers including iTunes, Amazon, and CD Baby. (more...)
Jennifer Tepper Announces Eight Theaters Explored in THE UNTOLD STORIES OF BROADWAY, Volume 2!Jennifer Tepper Announces Eight Theaters Explored in THE UNTOLD STORIES OF BROADWAY, Volume 2!

Volume 2 of writer and musical theater historian Jennifer Tepper's 'THE UNTOLD STORIES OF BROADWAY: Tales from the World's Most Famous Theaters' series is in the works, and the author just took to Twitter to announce the eight theaters featured in the second installment. Learn all the details in her announcement, plus check out the table of contents below! (more...)
AUDIO: Laura Osnes Sings Daniel and Laura Curtis' 'When You Smile'; Single Released Today!AUDIO: Laura Osnes Sings Daniel and Laura Curtis' 'When You Smile'; Single Released Today!

Composers Daniel and Laura Curtis have just released a new single- 'When You Smile,' featuring Laura Osnes. The song was written especially for Laura by writing duo Daniel and Laura Curtis, whose last album 'Love on 42nd Street' featured performers such as Lea Salonga, Sierra Boggess and Ramin Karimloo topped the iTunes Vocal Chart and Amazon Broadway chart. (more...)
BWW CD Reviews: Ghostlight Records' A SECOND CHANCE (Original Cast Recording) Jazzes Life's HardshipsBWW CD Reviews: Ghostlight Records' A SECOND CHANCE (Original Cast Recording) Jazzes Life's Hardships

I've come to embrace the idea that a life well lived is filled with its fair share of second chances and new beginnings. For Ted Shen's A SECOND CHANCE audiences were introduced to Dan and Jenna, both are living in crisis. A SECOND CHANCE opened to mixed reviews at the Public Theater, and now Ghostlight Records has released the schmaltzy jazz musical's original cast recording, which is worth listening to. (more...)
Broadway, West End Director Michael Rudman Releases Autobiography I JOKE TOO MUCH TodayBroadway, West End Director Michael Rudman Releases Autobiography I JOKE TOO MUCH Today

Broadway and West End director Michael Rudman's autobiography, I JOKE TOO MUCH, is now available to purchase. (more...)
STAGE TUBE: In the Recording Studio with Brian and Diane Sutherland for The Public's A SECOND CHANCESTAGE TUBE: In the Recording Studio with Brian and Diane Sutherland for The Public's A SECOND CHANCE

The Ghostlight Records original cast recording of The Public Theater's production of A SECOND CHANCE is available online and in stores as of yesterday, August 5. Check out 'Making of the Cast Recording' - featuring exclusive studio footage and interviews with the cast and creators - below! (more...)
'Gustafer Yellowgold's Wisdom Tooth of Wisdom' to Be Released 9/23'Gustafer Yellowgold's Wisdom Tooth of Wisdom' to Be Released 9/23

Gustafer Yellowgold's Wisdom Tooth of Wisdom, the long awaited, sixth installment in the award-winning series ofGustafer Yellowgold 'Musical Moving Book' DVD/CD sets by illustrator/songwriter/performer Morgan Taylor, is set for release on September 23. (more...)
PHANTOM OF THE PARADISE Collector's Edition Blu-Ray Out TodayPHANTOM OF THE PARADISE Collector's Edition Blu-Ray Out Today

A fully-loaded collector's edition Blu-ray/DVD combo back of Brian De Palma's celebrated cult rock movie musical PHANTOM OF THE PARADISE is out today. (more...)
Public Theater's A SECOND CHANCE Original Cast Recording Out Online, In Stores TodayPublic Theater's A SECOND CHANCE Original Cast Recording Out Online, In Stores Today

Ghostlight Records will release the original cast recording of The Public Theater's production of A SECOND CHANCE online and in stores today, August 5. (more...)
FROM HERE TO ETERNITY Cast Recording Out On CD TodayFROM HERE TO ETERNITY Cast Recording Out On CD Today

The cast recording of the recent West End page-to-stage musical adaptation FROM HERE TO ETERNITY is now available on iTunes and on CD as of today. (more...)
Upcoming CD Releases for August 2014Upcoming CD Releases for August 2014

Check out the latest in upcoming releases of Broadway and theatre related CDs for August, 2014. (more...)
BWW CD Reviews: Masterworks Broadway's ED AMES ON BROADWAY is Simply NostalgiaBWW CD Reviews: Masterworks Broadway's ED AMES ON BROADWAY is Simply Nostalgia

As the saying goes, "what's old is new again," and it seems that we cannot get enough of the 1960s these days. Recently, Masterworks Broadway ushered us back to the glory days of the American Camelot with their release of ED AMES ON BROADWAY, which is a one-disc album featuring Ed Ames' 1963 album OPENING NIGHT and 1966 album I CANNOT WISH YOU in their entirety. (more...)
School-Plays.com Offers Collection of Plays for Middle and Junior High SchoolsSchool-Plays.com Offers Collection of Plays for Middle and Junior High Schools

Every student deserves good theatre and that is why Youth Theatre Press has created School-Plays.com. From award winning playwrights, to pioneers in youth theatre, School-Plays.com offers a diverse collection of plays specially designed for middle and junior high schools. (more...)
Kimberly Faye Greenberg Releases 'FABULOUS FANNY' AlbumKimberly Faye Greenberg Releases 'FABULOUS FANNY' Album

Kimberly Faye Greenberg is quickly becoming the 'go-to' gal for Fanny Brice, the legendary first female torch singer and comedienne of her time. A 1920's Ziegfeld Follies star, recording artist, film actor and voice of 'Baby Snooks' on the radio for 25 years, the Broadway musical Funny Girl, which then became a movie, was based on her life. Kimberly has been said to be 'the closest you will ever get to the real Funny Girl'. She won critics over when she appeared as 'Fanny' in the solo show One Night with Fanny Brice, Off-Broadway, receiving critical acclaim and a nomination for an IBTA Best Solo Performance Award. (more...)
BWW CD Reviews: Broadway Records' WHERE THE SKY ENDS: THE MUSIC OF MICHAEL MOTT Awakens DreamersBWW CD Reviews: Broadway Records' WHERE THE SKY ENDS: THE MUSIC OF MICHAEL MOTT Awakens Dreamers

To be utterly candid, I had never heard of Michael Mott until the review copy of Broadway Records WHERE THE SKY ENDS: THE SONGS OF MICHAEL MOTT landed in my mailbox. I read over the press release, glanced over the track listing, and placed the album into my stereo. The tuneful melodies that breezed out of the speakers instantly enchanted me, and the seasoned musical theatre vocals that accompanied them left me in awe. (more...)