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UPCOMING RELEASES
Jasper in Deadland
Release Date: 2/12
Jasper in Deadland Upcoming Broadway CD
Amazing Grace
Release Date: 2/22
Amazing Grace Upcoming Broadway CD
First Daughter Suite
Release Date: 2/26
First Daughter Suite Upcoming Broadway CD
Fiddler on the Roof
Release Date: 3/18
Fiddler on the Roof Upcoming Broadway CD
American Psycho
Release Date: 3/25
American Psycho Upcoming Broadway CD
Playwright Christopher Shinn Will Discuss & Sign His Work at The Drama Book Shop Next WeekPlaywright Christopher Shinn Will Discuss & Sign His Work at The Drama Book Shop Next Week

The Tony Award-winning Drama Book Shop will welcome playwright Christopher Shinn to the legendary store for a discussion and signing of his work on Friday, February 19th at 5:00pm. (more...)
AUDIO: Leslie Odom Jr. Drops New Single 'Good For You' Featuring Daveed DiggsAUDIO: Leslie Odom Jr. Drops New Single 'Good For You' Featuring Daveed Diggs

Thank you, world! Leslie Odom Jr. took a moment during intermission at Hamilton tonight (as if he wasn't busy enough being awesome onstage as 'Aaron Burr' in Lin-Manuel Miranda's hit musical) to drop his new single, 'Good For You,' featuring co-star Daveed Diggs. (more...)
Original Works Publishing to Release Sigrid Gilmer's HARRY & THE THIEFOriginal Works Publishing to Release Sigrid Gilmer's HARRY & THE THIEF

Just in time for Black History Month, Original Works Publishing is releasing the irreverent satirical play HARRY AND THE THIEF by acclaimed playwright Sigrid Gilmer. (more...)
Ryan Scott Oliver and More Set for JASPER IN DEADLAND Album Release at Feinstein's/54 Below TonightRyan Scott Oliver and More Set for JASPER IN DEADLAND Album Release at Feinstein's/54 Below Tonight

JASPER IN DEADLAND, featuring music and lyrics by Ryan Scott Oliver, will celebrate the release of its new cast album tonight, February 12, 2016, at Feinstein's/54 Below. (more...)
BWW TV: FIDDLER ON THE ROOF Cast Brings Anatevka to the Recording Studio!BWW TV: FIDDLER ON THE ROOF Cast Brings Anatevka to the Recording Studio!

As BroadwayWorld previously reported, Broadway Records will release a New Broadway Cast Album of FIDDLER ON THE ROOF -- out worldwide on March 18th and available to purchase at The Broadway Theatre beginning March 8th. Click below for footage and interviews with the cast in the recording studio, plus follow this link for behind-the-scenes photos! (more...)
SWEET CHARITY, 'ESSENTIAL STEPHEN SONDHEIM' Albums and More Coming This WinterSWEET CHARITY, 'ESSENTIAL STEPHEN SONDHEIM' Albums and More Coming This Winter

It's time to put in your late winter pre-orders! Masterworks Broadway has just announced its slate of releases for Winter 2016, including three classic albums from the archives - SWEET CHARITY (February 12), SALAD DAYS (March 18), and KISMET (April 15). On February 26, Masterworks Broadway releases THE ESSENTIAL STEPHEN SONDHEIM, celebrating the 85th birthday year of the legendary theater composer and lyricist. (more...)
Update: AMERICAN PSYCHO Original London Cast Recording Track List Revealed!Update: AMERICAN PSYCHO Original London Cast Recording Track List Revealed!

As BroadwayWorld reported earlier today, GRAMMY and Tony Award-winning musician Duncan Sheik's American Psycho: Original London Cast Recording will be available on March 25, 2016 via Concord Records. The album's release will coincide with the show's U.S. premiere on Broadway, with previews beginning March 24 at the Gerald Schoenfeld Theater at 236 West 45th Street in New York City. (more...)
AMERICAN PSYCHO to Unleash London Cast Album; Broadway Recording Also on the Way!AMERICAN PSYCHO to Unleash London Cast Album; Broadway Recording Also on the Way!

With just over a month until AMERICAN PSYCHO's first performance on Broadway, it now appears the Duncan Sheik musical will receive not one, but two, cast recordings. (more...)
At Last! AMAZING GRACE Cast Album Will Arrive on 2/26At Last! AMAZING GRACE Cast Album Will Arrive on 2/26

DMI Soundtracks announced today that the Broadway cast album of Amazing Grace will be released on February 26; with digital download pre-orders available on February 12. Amazing Grace will be available to purchase on all digital download and streaming services, as well as in-store. The recording was co-produced and engineered by six-time Grammy Award winner Frank Filipetti and co-produced and arranged by Joseph Church. (more...)
FIDDLER ON THE ROOF Cast Recording to Feature Bonus Track From Violinist Itzhak PerlmanFIDDLER ON THE ROOF Cast Recording to Feature Bonus Track From Violinist Itzhak Perlman

  The producers of the Broadway revival of Fiddler on the Roof announce that ITZHAK PERLMAN, the reigning virtuoso of the violin, has recorded a special bonus track for the upcoming New Broadway Cast Album of Fiddler on the Roof.  PERLMAN has recorded 'Excerpts from Fiddler on the Roof' arranged by John Williams. (more...)
Broadway's David Keeley Releases New SingleBroadway's David Keeley Releases New Single

Just in time for Valentine's Day! But perhaps it's not what you think. Celebrating the fact that not everyone's Valentine's is filled with candy hearts and romantic rose petals is radio-ready single "Since You've Been Gone," a deliciously satisfying opus of post-breakup redemption. (more...)
John Scott G Releases AREA CODE 666John Scott G Releases AREA CODE 666

Writer John Scott G is creating the world's first omnibus novel. Interweaving nine novels, dozens of short stories, numerous comedy routines, and a great deal of political satire, 'Area Code 666' is being serialized on Ga-Ga.com, the new online magazine of the arts (in BETA). (more...)
Photo Coverage: They Took It Higher! George Takei, Lea Salonga and More Attend ALLEGIANCE CD SigningPhoto Coverage: They Took It Higher! George Takei, Lea Salonga and More Attend ALLEGIANCE CD Signing

The original cast album of the new musical Allegiance, with music & lyrics by Jay Kuo, was recently recorded at MSR Studios last month. The show's stars gathered at Barnes & Noble today to celebrate the recording, and BroadwayWorld was there to capture the event - scroll down for photos! (more...)
Tony Yazbeck's THE FLOOR ABOVE ME Album Hits Stores TodayTony Yazbeck's THE FLOOR ABOVE ME Album Hits Stores Today

Having conquered Broadway with a string of acclaimed roles -- from GYPSY to WHITE CHRISTMAS to ON THE TOWN and now FINDING NEVERLAND -- triple-threat Tony Yazbeck sets his sights on reinventing the solo album with his new studio recording, THE FLOOR ABOVE ME, adapted and expanded from his one-man show. The album is available in stores and online via PS Classics today, February 5, 2016. (more...)
Two-Disc Album for Jonathan Groff-Led A NEW BRAIN Out Today from PS ClassicsTwo-Disc Album for Jonathan Groff-Led A NEW BRAIN Out Today from PS Classics

Over the summer, Jonathan Groff led the Encores! Off-Center production of William Finn and James Lapine's A NEW BRAIN, and fans who didn't make it to the show need not worry any longer. The production's two-disc cast recording (featuring the entire 95-minute show) from PS Classics hits shelves today, February 5, 2016. (more...)
Pick Up Alan Cumming's SAPPY SONGS Album TodayPick Up Alan Cumming's SAPPY SONGS Album Today

BroadwayWorld already announced Alan Cumming's star-studded SAPPY SONGS concert at Carnegie Hall, and we're now excited to report that Yellow Sound Label will release ALAN CUMMING SINGS SAPPY SONGS -- the new solo recording from the eclectic and electric Tony Award-winning performer -- today, February 5, ahead of the event. (more...)
Josh Groban Releases CD/DVD Package STAGES LIVE TodayJosh Groban Releases CD/DVD Package STAGES LIVE Today

Multi-platinum recording artist Josh Groban releases a CD/DVD package, entitled Stages Live, today, February 5th, via Reprise Records. (more...)
Original Works Publishing to Release Sigrid Gilmer's HARRY & THE THIEFOriginal Works Publishing to Release Sigrid Gilmer's HARRY & THE THIEF

Just in time for Black History Month, Original Works Publishing is releasing the irreverent satirical play HARRY AND THE THIEF by acclaimed playwright Sigrid Gilmer. (more...)
BWW Reviews: Meredith Wilder COMING OF THE NIGHT CD Release Charms the Crowd at St. Johns CathedralBWW Reviews: Meredith Wilder COMING OF THE NIGHT CD Release Charms the Crowd at St. Johns Cathedral

At the release concert of her latest CD, 'Coming of the Night,' Albuquerque artist Meredith Wilder shows her community she's strong and ready to grow. (more...)
THE HUNCHBACK OF NOTRE DAME Cast Recording Tops Billboard's Albums ChartTHE HUNCHBACK OF NOTRE DAME Cast Recording Tops Billboard's Albums Chart

The highly anticipated Studio Cast Recording of The Hunchback of Notre Dame, the only stage collaboration from two masters of the American musical, Alan Menken and Stephen Schwartz, debuted in the top spot on Billboard's Cast Albums chart. The album, available from Ghostlight Records, is also the 14th bestselling current album overall for the week and number 47 on the Billboard Top 200.  Digitally, the recording soared to number 5 on the iTunes Top Albums chart in its first day and was number 9 on Billboard's Current Digital Albums chart for its first week. (more...)
Alan Cumming's SAPPY SONGS Album Set for Release This WeekAlan Cumming's SAPPY SONGS Album Set for Release This Week

BroadwayWorld already announced Alan Cumming's star-studded SAPPY SONGS concert at Carnegie Hall, and we're now excited to report that Yellow Sound Label will release ALAN CUMMING SINGS SAPPY SONGS -- the new solo recording from the eclectic and electric Tony Award-winning performer -- on Friday, February 5, ahead of the event. (more...)
Ryan Scott Oliver, Matt Doyle and More Set for JASPER IN DEADLAND Album Release at Feinstein's/54 BelowRyan Scott Oliver, Matt Doyle and More Set for JASPER IN DEADLAND Album Release at Feinstein's/54 Below

BroadwayWorld is happy to report that JASPER IN DEADLAND, featuring music and lyrics by Ryan Scott Oliver, will celebrate the release of its new cast album February 12, 2016, at Feinstein's/54 Below. (more...)
Cast Album for Michael John LaChiusa's FIRST DAUGHTER SUITE to be Released Digitally This MonthCast Album for Michael John LaChiusa's FIRST DAUGHTER SUITE to be Released Digitally This Month

Ghostlight Records will release the original cast recording of the world premiere musical FIRST DAUGHTER SUITE, written by Michael John LaChiusa and directed by Kirsten Sanderson. (more...)
Broadway's ALLEGIANCE Cast Album, Featuring George Takei, Lea Salonga and More, Released TodayBroadway's ALLEGIANCE Cast Album, Featuring George Takei, Lea Salonga and More, Released Today

Sing Out, Louise! The original cast album of the new musical Allegiance, with music & lyrics by Jay Kuo, was recorded last month at MSR Studios and is available digitally today, January 29, 2016.  (more...)
Revenge Served Up With A Twist: THE IGUANA PROJECT Delivers Thrills For Chilly Winter DaysRevenge Served Up With A Twist: THE IGUANA PROJECT Delivers Thrills For Chilly Winter Days

The Iguana Project by Dale Arden (Lulu Press) holds all the elements of a movie for the big screen - endless love, nonstop action, murder and a brilliant plan for revenge. (more...)




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