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Eric Anthony Lopez to Release Debut Album 21 & COUNTING
21-year-old International Opera Award Nominee Eric Anthony Lopez (American Idol, Carmen-London Wimbledon, Phantom, The Jackie Mason Musical - Off Broadway, Dido & Aeneas-Birmingham Opera, Broadway's Inspirational Voices) is set to release his debut album '21 & Counting' with Alliance Entertainment ahead of his principal debut in 'Broadway Christmas Wonderland' at Tokyu Theatre Orb in Tokyo, Japan. (more...)
Sierra Boggess and More Featured on THE WILD & WHIMSICAL WORLDS OF DAVID MALLAMUD Album
Composer David Mallamud's brain is a busy place. With a particular gift for compositions that fuse genres with his own unique perspective, the dynamic young composer's debut CD, 'The Wild & Whimsical Worlds of David Mallamud' (September 30 worldwide release on Broadway Records), brings the listener through a fanciful tour of time and place. (more...)
HEISENBERG's Simon Stephens to Discuss, Sign Working Diary, Other Plays at Drama Book Shop
The Drama Book Shop will welcome Tony Award-winning playwright Simon Stephens (The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time, Punk Rock) for a discussion and signing of his new theatrical working diary. Mr. Stephens will also discuss and sign his plays, including Heisenberg, which opens on Broadway this fall. (more...)
Photo Flash: Taylor Richardson, Oona Laurence, & More Attend Launch Party for UNSCRIPTED JOSS BYRD
Lygia Day Penaflor's book launch for the YA novel UNSCRIPTED JOSS BYRD brought out some of Broadway's youngest and brightest. (more...)
THE CAROL BURNETT SHOW: THE LOST EPISODES ULTIMATE COLLECTION Out Today
Today, August 30, Time Life will release rare treasures from the Golden Age of TV with THE Carol Burnett SHOW: THE LOST EPISODES ULTIMATE COLLETION - never before available at retail. (more...)
CONSIDERING MATTHEW SHEPHARD A Major New Work To Be Released September 9
On September 9, 2016, Harmonia Mundi will release 'Considering Matthew Shepard,' composed and conducted by Grammy-winner Craig Hella Johnson, Founder and Artistic Director of Conspirare, Austin's acclaimed world-class professional choir. (more...)
New Edition of ACTING THE SONG Hits the Shelves
Acting the Song: Performance Skills for the Musical Theatre by Tracey Moore and Allison Bergman (Allworth Press paperback; August 23, 2016; $24.99) is out now! (more...)
SPARKLE & CIRCULATE Podcast Celebrates THE GOLDEN GIRLS with Jim Colucci
SPARKLE & CIRCULATE with JUSTIN SAYRE - the official monthly podcast of the International Order of Sodomites - has posted its new episode, which features an interview with Jim Colucci, author of the terrific new book Golden Girls Forever. (more...)
Shout Broadway Series to Release GYPSY, CANDIDE & SWEENEY TODD on Blu-ray
Continuing its commitment to producing, uncovering, preserving and revitalizing the very best of pop culture, Shout! Factory is proud to announce the launch of a new home entertainment series, Shout Broadway. (more...)
Cirque du Soleil's PARAMOUR Original Broadway Cast Album to Soar on Digital Tomorrow
The Original Broadway Cast Album for Cirque du Soleil Paramour will be available tomorrow, August 26, digitally via iTunes, Amazon music, Spotify, and Apple Music with physical copies available Friday, September 16, via Amazon. (more...)
ALIENS: 30TH ANNIVERSARY EDITION Lands on Blu-ray& Digital HD September 13
Celebrate three decades of pulse-pounding action and bone-chilling suspense with this Aliens 30th Anniversary Limited-Edition Set that features both the Theatrical and Special Edition versions of the film on Blu-ray, as well as audio commentary, deleted and extended scenes and more. This must-have set also includes collectible art cards, and a book featuring art from the Dark Horse Comics Aliens series with an all-new cover created exclusively for this 30th Anniversary Edition. The Blu-ray and Digital HD release will include an all-new, documentary titled "The Inspiration and Design of Aliens," which delves into the origins of the film. (more...)
VIDEO: An Inside Look At Recording Kristin Chenoweth's 'The Art Of Elegance'
Kristin Chenoweth's new album, 'The Art of Elegance,' will have a will have a digital release September 23rd and a physical release on September 30th, 2016. (more...)
Rosemary Novellino-Mearns Set for SAVING RADIO CITY MUSIC HALL Book Signings in L.A.
In her book, Saving Radio City Music Hall: A Dancer's True Story, published by TurningPointPress, Rosemary Novellino-Mearns tells the true story of how Radio City Music Hall, Art Deco masterpiece and New York City's premiere tourist attraction for generations, was saved from demolition. (more...)
BANNED TOGETHER: A CENSORSHIP CABARET Set for Banned Books Week in NYC
The Dramatists Legal Defense Fund ('DLDF') will present 'Banned Together: A Censorship Cabaret' as a part of Banned Books Week (September 25-October 1st), the annual celebration of the freedom to read. The performance will take place on September 29th and 30th at 5PM at the Drama Book Shop (250 W 40th St). (more...)
Barbara Cook to Chat & Sign THEN AND NOW Memoir at The Drama Book Shop
The Tony Award-winning Drama Book Shop will welcome legendary actress and singer Barbara Cook for a discussion and signing of her new memoir, Then and Now, on Thursday, October 13th at 5:00pm. (more...)
BWW Exclusive World Premiere: Watch Barbra Streisand & Chris Pine Take on MY FAIR LADY on Her ENCORE Album!
Below, BroadwayWorld is thrilled to bring you an exclusive first look at Streisand's track with Hollywood star (and Into the Woods veteran) Chris Pine- a mashup of 'I'll Be Seeing You/I've Grown Accustomed to Her Face.' Watch the duo in the recording studio, plus get the backstory on how Pine got the call! (more...)
STAGE TUBE: Watch Music Video from Idina Menzel's New Album- 'Queen of Swords'
Earlier this month, Idina Menzel took to social media to announce a new self-titled album being released September 23rd. You can pre-order the album now from your preferred merchant at IdinaMenzel.com. (more...)
THE ROBBER BRIDEGROOM Cast Album Out Next Month; Preview 'Steal with Style'!
Ghostlight Records will release the cast album of the critically-acclaimed musical revival of THE ROBBER BRIDEGROOM from Roundabout Theatre Company on Friday, September 9, 2016. (more...)
BWW Exclusive: Lose Your Mind Over a FOLLIES Track from Barbra Streisand's New ENCORE Album!
BroadwayWorld is thrilled to bring you an exclusive first listen to a track from the Target deluxe album- 'Losing My Mind' from FOLLIES. Listen to the full song below! (more...)
Shanice Williams, Alex Newell, Lilli Cooper and More Featured on POLKADOTS: THE COOL KIDS MUSICAL Recording
Masterworks Broadway announces the release of the World Premiere Recording of Polkadots: The Cool Kids Musical available September 16, 2016. (more...)
RED EYE OF LOVE Cast Album Featuring Kelli O'Hara, Brad Oscar & Josh Grisetti Out Next Month
Ghostlight Records will release the cast album of the new musical comedy RED EYE OF LOVE on Friday, September 16, 2016. (more...)
Jessie Mueller and Sara Bareilles Set For WAITRESS CD Signing at Barnes & Noble
The hit Broadway musical WAITRESS' Tony-winning star Jessie Mueller and its Grammy-nominated composer/lyricist Sara Bareilles will be signing copies of their original cast recording at Manhattan's Upper East Side Barnes and Noble, 150 E. 86th Street, on Tuesday, August 23rd at 4pm. (more...)
VIDEO: FIDDLER ON THE ROOF's Classical Violinist Kelly Hall-Tompkins Releasing 'The Fiddler: Expanding Tradition'
Two new videos preview her upcoming album, which will feature new solo music by Hall-Tompkins and the current FIDDLER ON THE ROOF revival's arranger Oran Eldor and music director/orchestrator Ted Sperling. (more...)
LGBTQ COMEDIC MONOLOGUES THAT ARE ACTUALLY FUNNY Now Available!
Quite simply, there has never been a book quite like LGBTQ Comedic Monologues That Are Actually Funny by Alisha Gaddis (September 2016, Applause Theatre & Cinema Books, $14.99), a collection of monologues assembled specifically for LGBTQ actors or anyone auditioning for LGBTQ roles. (more...)
Kristin Chenoweth Explains the Wacky Release Timing of Her and Idina Menzel's New Albums
As BroadwayWorld previously reported, Kristin Chenoweth's 'The Art of Elegance,' will have a will have a digital release September 23rd, but she's not the only Broadway superstar who will drop an album that day. Her Wicked costar Idina Menzel will release 'Idina.' on the same day, but the timing was not planned. 'I'm guessing she was as surprised as me,' Chenoweth told App.com. (more...)