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UPCOMING RELEASES
The Beggar's Opera - 1968 London Cast
Release Date: 9/18
The Beggar's Opera - 1968 London Cast Upcoming Broadway CD
Hamilton
Release Date: 9/25
Hamilton Upcoming Broadway CD
The Light Princess - Original Cast
Release Date: 10/9
The Light Princess - Original Cast Upcoming Broadway CD
We Love Disney
Release Date: 10/30
We Love Disney Upcoming Broadway CD
The Hunchback of Notre Dame - American Premiere Studio Cast
Release Date: 11/20
The Hunchback of Notre Dame - American Premiere Studio Cast Upcoming Broadway CD
BWW Review: Ann Hampton Callaway Sings the Lyrics of William Schermerhorn on New Christmas CDBWW Review: Ann Hampton Callaway Sings the Lyrics of William Schermerhorn on New Christmas CD

The collaboration between Ann Hampton Callaway and lyricist William Schermerhorn on the new holiday season CD called The Hope of Christmas is, alas, unsuccessful. Though Schermerhorn's lyrics can be pleasing, some worthy of considerable play, the over-produced collection burdens them with music that evokes not a moment of holiday feeling. There's swing, mute-horn jazz, samba, and a bit of New Orleans. Melodies are neither light, nor spiritual or celebratory. (more...)
Tori Amos' THE LIGHT PRINCESS Gets Cast Recording; Out This October With Bonus Tracks!Tori Amos' THE LIGHT PRINCESS Gets Cast Recording; Out This October With Bonus Tracks!

BroadwayWorld is excited to report that Tori Amos and Samuel Adamson's THE LIGHT PRINCESS, which premiered in 2013 at the National Theatre in London, is getting a cast recording! From Mercury Classics/Universal Music Classics, THE LIGHT PRINCESS cast album will be released on October 9, 2015. (more...)
Upcoming CD Releases for September 2015

Check out the latest in upcoming releases of Broadway and theatre related CDs for September, 2015. (more...)
BESSIE, Starring Queen Latifah, Out Today on Blu-rayBESSIE, Starring Queen Latifah, Out Today on Blu-ray

Queen Latifah is Bessie Smith! (more...)
M.T. Smith Releases 5-Part Dark Fantasy Book SeriesM.T. Smith Releases 5-Part Dark Fantasy Book Series

Broadway performer, M.T. Smith (@AuthorMTSmith) is releasing the first book of his 5-part dark fantasy novel series, Cry The Fables.  (more...)
Barbara Isenberg Chronicles FIDDLER from Stage to Screen in New Book TRADITION!Barbara Isenberg Chronicles FIDDLER from Stage to Screen in New Book TRADITION!

Just in time for the opening of the new Broadway production of FIDDLER ON THE ROOF (directed by Bartlett Sher, opening Dec. 17th, 2015) St. Martin's Press has published TRADITION! The Highly Improbable, Ultimately Triumphant Broadway-to-Hollywood Story of FIDDLER ON THE ROOF, The World's Most Beloved Musical. The book hits shelves today, August 25, 2015. (more...)
Original 1955 & 1956 PETER PAN Starring Mary Martin Makes Blu-Ray Debut TodayOriginal 1955 & 1956 PETER PAN Starring Mary Martin Makes Blu-Ray Debut Today

Two classic theatrical telecasts make their Blu-ray debut! (more...)
Incoming Duke Freshmen Refuse To Read Alison Bechdel's FUN HOME On Moral GroundsIncoming Duke Freshmen Refuse To Read Alison Bechdel's FUN HOME On Moral Grounds

Students object to 'graphic visual depictions of sexuality.' (more...)
LADY AND THE TRAMP, POCAHONTAS Among Walt Disney Records' Final 'Legacy Collection' ReleasesLADY AND THE TRAMP, POCAHONTAS Among Walt Disney Records' Final 'Legacy Collection' Releases

Just announced, the Walt Disney Records The Legacy Collection LADY AND THE TRAMP, POCAHONTAS, THE ARISTOCATS, and DISNEYLAND complete the 12-set series that launched with THE LION KING in June 2014. (more...)
IT SHOULDA BEEN YOU Cast Album Released Digitally TodayIT SHOULDA BEEN YOU Cast Album Released Digitally Today

Ghostlight Records releases the Original Broadway Cast Recording of IT SHOULDA BEEN YOU - starring Tyne Daly, Harriet Harris, Sierra Boggess and Lisa Howard - in digital formats today, August 21, with the physical CD online and in stores on Friday, October 9, 2015.  (more...)
Tony Bennett to Release Jerome Kern Album this FallTony Bennett to Release Jerome Kern Album this Fall

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First Listen: Duncan Sheik's 'Birmingham' from New Album LEGERDEMAIN; Fall Tour to Stop at Carnegie HallFirst Listen: Duncan Sheik's 'Birmingham' from New Album LEGERDEMAIN; Fall Tour to Stop at Carnegie Hall

Grammy and Tony award-winning musician Duncan Sheik just premiered 'Birmingham' from his forthcoming album LEGERDEMAIN. Listen to the track below! (more...)
Carly Rae Jepsen Releases New Album E*MO*TION TodayCarly Rae Jepsen Releases New Album E*MO*TION Today

Multi-platinum, GRAMMY-nominated singer-songwriter Carly Rae Jepsen releases her new album, E·MO·TION via Schoolboy Records/Interscope today, August 21st, in the U.S. (more...)
Ann Hampton Callaway to Release New Christmas Album This FallAnn Hampton Callaway to Release New Christmas Album This Fall

THE HOPE OF CHRISTMAS is a new collection of Christmas songs interpreted by multiplatinum-selling singer, Tony nominated actress, pianist and leading champion of the American songbook, Ann Hampton Callaway, with lyrics by two-time Emmy® Award winner William Schermerhorn, and featuring twenty-nine of the world's best jazz musicians, including Five Play, New York Voices, Hubert Laws, Claudio Roditi, Gerald Albright, The Ted Rosenthal Trio and more. The recording will be released on Friday, October 9 by the MCG Jazz record label (Marty Ashby, producer). (more...)
BWW CD Review: Lea DeLaria's HOUSE OF DAVID is Jazzy GeniusBWW CD Review: Lea DeLaria's HOUSE OF DAVID is Jazzy Genius

Lea DeLaria's HOUSE OF DAVID serves as a jazz tribute to David Bowie. Each of the twelve tracks has been pristinely arranged by Lea DeLaria. Across the recording, Lea DeLaria pays fascinating homage to David Bowie's original genius while creating wholly original and spellbinding versions of these well-known and beloved tunes. (more...)
STAGE TUBE: HAMILTON Cast Album Offers a Taste of GroffsauceSTAGE TUBE: HAMILTON Cast Album Offers a Taste of Groffsauce

A few bars of King George III's catchy Brit pop tune from the HAMILTON recording session. (more...)
Telly Leung to Release New Album 'Songs For You' This FallTelly Leung to Release New Album 'Songs For You' This Fall

YELLOW SOUND LABEL has announced the new album from TELLY LEUNG, star of this season's new Broadway musical Allegiance opposite George Takei and Lea Salonga. (more...)
TCG Publishes Young Jean Lee's WE'RE GONNA DIETCG Publishes Young Jean Lee's WE'RE GONNA DIE

Theatre Communications Group (TCG) just published Young Jean Lee's WE'RE GONNA DIE. The play premiered in the winter of 2011 at Joe's Pub at The Public Theater in New York City. It has had subsequent productions in cities across the country and around the world including Pittsburgh, Los Angeles, Melbourne, Calgary, Seoul, and Brighton. (more...)
New Club Remix of 'The Raven' from NEVERMORE ReleasedNew Club Remix of 'The Raven' from NEVERMORE Released

Broadway Records today announced the release of The Raven (from 'Nevermore') [Remix] - EP, an extended play recording containing three versions of the song 'The Raven' from the gothic opera Nevermore - The Imaginary Life and Mysterious Death of Edgar Allan Poe, written and composed by Jonathan Christenson: a Single Version of the song as performed on the Original Off-Broadway Cast Recording of Nevermore, a Club Remix version, and a Radio Remix version. Both remixes were created by DJ and music producer Julian Marsh. (more...)
Andrea Martin and Seth Rudetsky to Appear at 2015 Fire Island Pines Literary and Theater WeekendAndrea Martin and Seth Rudetsky to Appear at 2015 Fire Island Pines Literary and Theater Weekend

The 8th Annual Fire Island Pines Literary and Theater Weekend will feature two-time Tony and Emmy Award-winner Andrea Martin (slated for Broadway's upcoming produection of NOISES OFF) and Emmy nominee and theatre multihyphenate Seth Rudetsky, in performance and signing copies of their latest publications: ANDREA MARTIN'S LADY PARTS, a memoir by Ms. Martin, and THE RISE AND FALL OF A THEATER GEEK, Mr. Rudetsky's latest young adult novel. (more...)
Original Cast of CRY-BABY Records Album; Concert Set for 54 Below This FallOriginal Cast of CRY-BABY Records Album; Concert Set for 54 Below This Fall

On September 17th, most of the original cast of the Broadway musical Cry-Baby will reunite in concert at 54 Below. The 9:30pm & 11:30pm concerts will also serve to celebrate the upcoming cast recording of the show, featuring most of the original cast. (more...)
TCG Books Publishes 'INSIDE/OUTSIDE' Play CollectionTCG Books Publishes 'INSIDE/OUTSIDE' Play Collection

Theatre Communications Group (TCG) is pleased to announce the publication of Inside/Outside: Six Plays from Palestine and the Diaspora, edited by Naomi Wallace and Ismail Khalidi. (more...)
BARBARA DICKSON: LIVE AT THE ROYAL ALBERT HALL CD/DVD Out TodayBARBARA DICKSON: LIVE AT THE ROYAL ALBERT HALL CD/DVD Out Today

A West End diva takes center stage at the Royal Albert Hall! (more...)
NE-YO, Ariana Grande, Fall Out Boy and More Will Lend Voices to WE LOVE DISNEY Compilation Album; Hits Shelves October 2015!NE-YO, Ariana Grande, Fall Out Boy and More Will Lend Voices to WE LOVE DISNEY Compilation Album; Hits Shelves October 2015!

In a unique collaboration between Verve Records and Walt Disney Records, the two esteemed labels have teamed up to present the compilation album WE LOVE DISNEY, which will be released on October 30th. The compilation features the hottest artists from across the pop, rock, R&B, and country worlds delivering their own unique interpretations of classic Disney songs. The album was produced by multi-platinum, 16-time Grammy Award-winning producer and Verve Music Group Chairman David Foster. The 12 artists to be featured are... (more...)
IT SHOULDA BEEN YOU Cast Album Release Pushed BackIT SHOULDA BEEN YOU Cast Album Release Pushed Back

Ghostlight Records will release the Original Broadway Cast Recording of It Shoulda Been You - starring Tyne Daly, Harriet Harris, Sierra Boggess and Lisa Howard - with a new release date. T (more...)




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