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UPCOMING RELEASES
The Last Five Years - Original Motion Picture Soundtrack
Release Date: 2/10
The Last Five Years - Original Motion Picture Soundtrack Upcoming Broadway CD
Side Show - Original 2014 Broadway Cast Recording
Release Date: 2/17
Side Show - Original 2014 Broadway Cast Recording Upcoming Broadway CD
On The Town - New Broadway Cast Recording
Release Date: 3/3
On The Town - New Broadway Cast Recording Upcoming Broadway CD
BWW CD Reviews: Kimberly Faye Greenberg's FABULOUS FANNY: THE SONGS & STORIES OF FANNY BRICE Channels the IconBWW CD Reviews: Kimberly Faye Greenberg's FABULOUS FANNY: THE SONGS & STORIES OF FANNY BRICE Channels the Icon

Kimberly Faye Greenberg, again playing the legendary Fanny Brice, released FABULOUS FANNY: THE SONGS & STORIES OF FANNY BRICE last summer. With deft skill, she brings Fanny Brice back to life on the recording, allowing modern audiences a chance to enjoy a taste of the woman who inspired the hit musical FUNNY GIRL. (more...)
Kristin Chenoweth's COMING HOME DVD Now Available For Pre-Order, Out 2/3Kristin Chenoweth's COMING HOME DVD Now Available For Pre-Order, Out 2/3

Reserve your copy Kristin Chenoweth's new concert DVD, COMING HOME! (more...)
A HOLE IN THE HEAD Blu-ray, Featuring Frank Sinatra, Out TodayA HOLE IN THE HEAD Blu-ray, Featuring Frank Sinatra, Out Today

Frank Sinatra in a Frank Capra classic! (more...)
TCG Publishes New Translation of A MONTH IN THE COUNTRYTCG Publishes New Translation of A MONTH IN THE COUNTRY

Theatre Communications Group (TCG) has announced the publication of the revelatory new translation of Ivan Turgenev's A Month in the Country, by renowned playwright Richard Nelson and foremost Russian translators Richard Pevear and Larissa Volokhonsky. The play marks the second of TCG's Classic Russian Drama Series, which will publish classics over the next ten years. (more...)
Tim Minchin's Concert DVDs Now Available in the U.S.Tim Minchin's Concert DVDs Now Available in the U.S.

Comedian and MATILDA composer and lyricist Tim Minchin just took to Twitter to announce that the DVDs of his concerts 'Tim Minchin & The Heritage Orchestra' and 'So F**king Rock' are now available in the U.S. (more...)
ALADDIN'S Daisy Hobbs Releases Single on iTunes TodayALADDIN'S Daisy Hobbs Releases Single on iTunes Today

ALADDIN'S Daisy Hobbs releases her original song 'Everyone Wants to Hear a Black Girl Belt' on iTunes today. (more...)
TCG Books Publishes Richard Maxwell's THEATER FOR BEGINNERSTCG Books Publishes Richard Maxwell's THEATER FOR BEGINNERS

Theatre Communications Group (TCG) is pleased to announce the publication of Richard Maxwell's Theater for Beginners, a unique meditation on the art and practice of theatre, from one of its most original thinkers and practitioners. (more...)
The TEAM Publishes New WorksThe TEAM Publishes New Works

The award-winning Brooklyn-based ensemble the TEAM has announced the release of two new published works, as part of their 10th anniversary: an anthology titled Five Plays By The TEAM, and the script for RoosevElvis, both published by Oberon Books. They'll be celebrating the release of both with a book launch event that includes performances and a book signing on Saturday, January 31 at BookCourt (163 Court Street, Brooklyn, NY 11201). (more...)
THE PHANTOM OF THE OPERA's Chris Mann Releases New SingleTHE PHANTOM OF THE OPERA's Chris Mann Releases New Single

?Chris Mann, now on tour as 'The Phantom' in The Spectacular New Production of The Phantom of the Opera and former finalist on The Voice, released a new single Remember Me on January 20. Co-written by Mann, world-renowned neuroscientist and Alzheimer's researcher, Dr. Rudy Tanzi, and Mann's wife, Laura Mann, Remember Me was written for families dealing with Alzheimer's with the hope that the song and social media campaign #RememberMe will put greater national focus on the disease and increase fundraising to find a cure. (more...)
Morgan James to Release Debut Album Next Month, UK Tour AnnouncedMorgan James to Release Debut Album Next Month, UK Tour Announced

New York-based singer, songwriter, and performer Morgan James releases her critically acclaimed debut album, 'Hunter' out February 9th on Sony Music. The album is produced by jazz and bluegrass guitarist Doug Wamble. You can catch Morgan's UK 11 date tour in February - taking in The O2 Shepherd's Bush Empire on Feb 17th. (more...)
Original Works Publishing Releases Two Plays by Henry MurrayOriginal Works Publishing Releases Two Plays by Henry Murray

THREE VIEWS OF THE SAME OBJECT and MONKEY ADORED are now available from Original Works as well as via Amazon in print and digital form. (more...)
Tony Bennett & Lady Gaga: CHEEK TO CHEEK LIVE! Full Concert Comes to DVD/Blu-Ray TodayTony Bennett & Lady Gaga: CHEEK TO CHEEK LIVE! Full Concert Comes to DVD/Blu-Ray Today

This summer with great anticipation, Tony Bennett and Lady Gaga took the stage for their first full live concert appearance in New York City and performed a special evening of songs, many of which from their Grammy nominated, #1 album, Cheek To Cheek. The DVD, Blu-Ray and digital download of 'Tony Bennett & Lady Gaga: Cheek To Cheek LIVE!' will be released today, January 20th, 2015, and features 72 minutes of music and 19 songs - -showcasing both vocal duets and solo performances by these two legendary artists. (more...)
Barbra Streisand Goes Platinum for History-Making 31st Time with PARTNERSBarbra Streisand Goes Platinum for History-Making 31st Time with PARTNERS

The Recording Industry Association of America has certified Barbra Streisand's album 'Partners' as gold, with over 500,000 sold. This is the 52nd gold in Streisand's career and the most for any female recording artist in RIAA's history. (more...)
BWW CD Reviews: THE NEW PICASSO (Original Concept Cast Recording) is Stirring but FamiliarBWW CD Reviews: THE NEW PICASSO (Original Concept Cast Recording) is Stirring but Familiar

With Max von Essen returning to Broadway in AN AMERICAN IN PARIS at The Palace Theatre, it's the perfect time to dig up the concept cast albums for Jonathan David Sloate's THE NEW PICASSO. Spanning two discs, the music to this romantic fantasy piece is equal parts stirring and familiar. (more...)
BWW CD Reviews: HONEYMOON IN VEGAS (Original Broadway Cast Recording) is a Sure-Fire Ball of FunBWW CD Reviews: HONEYMOON IN VEGAS (Original Broadway Cast Recording) is a Sure-Fire Ball of Fun

It is really no surprise to me that the first musical to open on Broadway in 2015 garnered impressive raves from New York critics. This smartly crafted piece of theatre candy is just sweet and sassy enough. One of the reasons why it is such a gem is because of its fantastically constructed score. Jason Robert Brown layers glitz and glamour on HONEYMOON IN VEGAS, but his trademark nuances and subtleties also add delightful zest and depth to this appealing score. (more...)
SIDE SHOW's Erin Davie, Emily Padgett, Ryan Silverman, and More Will Reunite at 54 Below on 3/9SIDE SHOW's Erin Davie, Emily Padgett, Ryan Silverman, and More Will Reunite at 54 Below on 3/9

The cast of the recent Broadway revival of SIDE SHOW will reunite at 54 Below March 9 to celebrate the acclaimed production with The Cast of Side Show: Bonus Tracks. (more...)
BWW CD Reviews: Anika Larsen's SING YOU TO SLEEP is ComfortingBWW CD Reviews: Anika Larsen's SING YOU TO SLEEP is Comforting

Currently wowing audiences eight times a week as the sassy and tenacious Cynthia Weil in BEAUTIFUL: THE CAROLE KING MUSICAL at the Stephen Sondheim Theatre, Anika Larsen recently released her debut solo album, SING YOU TO SLEEP. Sprinkling in subdued jazz, Anika Larsen invites us to loosen our ties, kick off our shoes, and cuddle up with her gentle crooning as we listen to the deliciously soothing SING ME TO SLEEP. (more...)
HEDWIG's Neil Patrick Harris Talks 2015 GRAMMY Nomination and MoreHEDWIG's Neil Patrick Harris Talks 2015 GRAMMY Nomination and More

In an interview with Billboard, Tony-winning Hedwig and the Angry Inch star Neil Patrick Harris talked about this year's Best Musical Theater Album Grammy nomination for the Broadway show's cast recording, plus his overall experience acting in the award-winning production. (more...)
Sing-A-Long! Brand New INTO THE WOODS Instrumental Movie Soundtrack Now Available On iTunesSing-A-Long! Brand New INTO THE WOODS Instrumental Movie Soundtrack Now Available On iTunes

INTO THE WOODS has a new instrumental soundtrack! (more...)
FANTASIA: THE LEGACY COLLECTION Out TodayFANTASIA: THE LEGACY COLLECTION Out Today

Order your copy of FANTASIA Legacy Collection now! (more...)
Composers Daniel & Laura Curtis to Release New Single Featuring Cheyenne JacksonComposers Daniel & Laura Curtis to Release New Single Featuring Cheyenne Jackson

The charity single, performed by Two-time Drama Desk Nominated Actor, Cheyenne Jackson is to be released on 16th February. (more...)
TCG Publishes Richard Greenberg's THE ASSEMBLED PARTIESTCG Publishes Richard Greenberg's THE ASSEMBLED PARTIES

Theatre Communications Group (TCG) has announced the publication of Richard Greenberg's The Assembled Parties, his first title from TCG. The play originally premiered with the Manhattan Theatre Club in New York in the spring of 2013. (more...)
INTO THE WOODS Movie Soundtrack Sells 52,000 Copies & Set For #3 Billboard Top 200 DebutINTO THE WOODS Movie Soundtrack Sells 52,000 Copies & Set For #3 Billboard Top 200 Debut

INTO THE WOODS keeps racking up soundtrack sales! (more...)
BLACK BROADWAY: AFRICAN AMERICANS ON THE GREAT WHITE WAY Set for Release in FebruaryBLACK BROADWAY: AFRICAN AMERICANS ON THE GREAT WHITE WAY Set for Release in February

On February 2, 2015, Square One Publishers releases Black Broadway: African Americans on The Great White Way by six-time Tony Award winning producer and author Stewart F. Lane (La Cage aux Folles, A Gentleman's Guide..., War Horse). (more...)
KISS ME STUPID Blu-Ray Now Available For Pre-Order, Out 2/17KISS ME STUPID Blu-Ray Now Available For Pre-Order, Out 2/17

A Billy Wilder musical classic hits Blu-ray! (more...)