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UPCOMING RELEASES
Scott Alan Greatest Hits: Volume 1 - Various Artists
Release Date: 11/4
Scott Alan Greatest Hits: Volume 1 - Various Artists Upcoming Broadway CD
Worzel Gummidge: The Musical - Original 1981 London Cast Recording
Release Date: 11/10
Worzel Gummidge: The Musical - Original 1981 London Cast Recording Upcoming Broadway CD
Annie - 2014 Original Motion Picture Soundtrack
Release Date: 11/17
Annie - 2014 Original Motion Picture Soundtrack Upcoming Broadway CD
Coming Home - Kristen Chenoweth
Release Date: 11/17
Coming Home - Kristen Chenoweth Upcoming Broadway CD
Venice - Original Cast Recording
Release Date: 12/2
Venice - Original Cast Recording Upcoming Broadway CD
Into the Woods - Music from the Original Motion Picture
Release Date: 12/16
Into the Woods - Music from the Original Motion Picture Upcoming Broadway CD
TCG Books Publishes THE RIVER, Set to Star Hugh Jackman on Broadway Next MonthTCG Books Publishes THE RIVER, Set to Star Hugh Jackman on Broadway Next Month

Theatre Communications Group (TCG) has announced the publication of Jez Butterworth's The River, which officially opens on Broadway this November starring Hugh Jackman. The play originally premiered at the Royal Court Theatre in London, October 2012. (more...)
New Book Celebrates Rochester City Ballet Founder Tim DraperNew Book Celebrates Rochester City Ballet Founder Tim Draper

Meliora Press, an Imprint of the University of Rochester Press, announces the publication of Tim Draper: From Eastman Theatre's Muses to the Founding of Rochester City Ballet by Rochester writer Wendy Roxin Wicks. (more...)
SETH'S BROADWAY DIARY Hits No. 1 on Amazon's Broadway and Musical ListSETH'S BROADWAY DIARY Hits No. 1 on Amazon's Broadway and Musical List

Dress Circle Publishing has announced Seth's Broadway Diary, by famed Sirius XM radio host Seth Rudetsky, is now the No. 1 Best Seller on Amazon's Broadway and Musical list. (more...)
AUDIO: THE VOICE UK's Christina Marie Sings Scott Alan's 'I'm Coming Home To You'AUDIO: THE VOICE UK's Christina Marie Sings Scott Alan's 'I'm Coming Home To You'

Scott AlanYouTube Sensation Michael Buckley just premiered Scott Alan's new song 'I'm Coming Home To You,' performed by THE VOICE UK's Christina Marie. Check it out below! (more...)
Scott Alan's GREATEST HITS: VOLUME ONE Now Available for Pre-OrderScott Alan's GREATEST HITS: VOLUME ONE Now Available for Pre-Order

Scott Alan's 'GREATEST HITS: VOLUME ONE,' set for release on November 4, is now available for pre-order. (more...)
Barry Manilow's New Album, MY DREAM DUETS, Out TodayBarry Manilow's New Album, MY DREAM DUETS, Out Today

Grab your copy of Barry Manilow's new album! (more...)
Broadway's CAROLS FOR A CURE, VOLUME 16 on Sale NowBroadway's CAROLS FOR A CURE, VOLUME 16 on Sale Now

The 2014 Broadway's Carols for a Cure, Volume 16 is on sale now! This 2-disc, annual CD of original and traditional holiday music features stars and casts from the current Broadway line-up, and benefits Broadway Cares/Equity Fights AIDS (BC/EFA), one of the nation's leading industry-based, nonprofit AIDS fundraising and grant-making organizations. (more...)
LES MIS Medley Among Tracks on PETER HOLLENS Debut Album, Out TodayLES MIS Medley Among Tracks on PETER HOLLENS Debut Album, Out Today

Needless to say, it's been a long time coming for this talent and his loyal following - today, October 27, Hollens releases his self-titled debut album on Portrait/Sony Music Masterworks. (more...)
TCG Books Publishes Amy Herzog's BELLEVILLETCG Books Publishes Amy Herzog's BELLEVILLE

Theatre Communications Group (TCG) is pleased to announce the publication of Amy Herzog's Belleville, the third title by acclaimed playwright Amy Herzog to be published by TCG. Belleville received its world premiere at Yale Repertory Theatre in 2011, its New York City premiere at New York Theatre Workshop in winter 2013 and its Chicago premiere at the Steppenwolf Theatre Company in the summer of 2013. (more...)
John Guare Writes New Play BETWEEN to Mark Rockwell Group's 30th Anniversary; Premiere Set for 11/3John Guare Writes New Play BETWEEN to Mark Rockwell Group's 30th Anniversary; Premiere Set for 11/3

John Guare has written a new play commemorating the 30th Anniversary of Rockwell Group. Between, a new 10-minute play, will have its world premiere performance on Monday, November 3 at NeueHouse at an event celebrating the launch of the forthcoming book, What If… ?: The Architecture and Design of David Rockwell. Jack O'Brien directs the performance, which will star Stockard Channing and Mr. Guare himself. The full text of the play is included in the new book. (more...)
Kelli O'Hara, Judy Kuhn & More Join Seth Rudetsky for Book Launch TodayKelli O'Hara, Judy Kuhn & More Join Seth Rudetsky for Book Launch Today

To kick off the release of famed Sirius XM radio host Seth Rudetsky new book Seth's Broadway Diary, Dress Circle Publishing (Brisa Trinchero and Roberta Pereira, founders) will host a special book launch concert event tonight, October 22 at 5:30pm at Don't Tell Mama (343 W 46th St). (more...)
Billy Crystal's 700 SUNDAYS Out Today on DVD & DigitalBilly Crystal's 700 SUNDAYS Out Today on DVD & Digital

Billy Crystal's '700 Sundays,' one of the most-acclaimed and highest-grossing plays in Broadway history, broadcast earlier this year by HBO, is available on DVD and in Digital HD today, October 21, 2014. (more...)
Susan Boyle's New Album HOPE Released TodaySusan Boyle's New Album HOPE Released Today

Singing superstar and reality competition sensation Susan Boyle's new studio album, HOPE is out today! (more...)
Killian Donnelly, Alistair Brammer, Gina Beck & More Record Songs for New West End Christmas AlbumKillian Donnelly, Alistair Brammer, Gina Beck & More Record Songs for New West End Christmas Album

Auburn Jam Records is pleased to announce the release of 'The West End Goes MAD For Christmas'; a compilation album of Christmas songs by new writers, performed by a host of West End stars. The album will be officially released on November 30th to coincide with MAD Trust's annual fundraiser, 'A West End Christmas', at St Paul's (The Actor's Church), Covent Garden. CDs, priced at £10, are available to pre-order now via both the MAD Trust and Auburn Jam Music websites. (more...)
'Something New' Free Digital Album Now Available'Something New' Free Digital Album Now Available

Recently named one of the Top 20 Podcasts for Theatre Fans by BroadwayWorld.com, each episode of 'Something New' concludes with a premiere recording from one of Joel's latest musical projects. (more...)
Kate Wetherhead and Andrew Keenan-Bolger's JACK & LOUISA: ACT 1 Now Available for Pre-Order; Release Set for Early 2015Kate Wetherhead and Andrew Keenan-Bolger's JACK & LOUISA: ACT 1 Now Available for Pre-Order; Release Set for Early 2015

'Jack & Louisa: Act 1,' a fun-filled story of friendship set against the backdrop of musical theater, will be released by Penguin in early 2015. The novel is penned by Broadway performers Andrew Keenan-Bolger and Kate Wetherhead. (more...)
VIDEO: Cary Elwes Talks New Book, THE PRINCESS BRIDE Anecdotes, and MoreVIDEO: Cary Elwes Talks New Book, THE PRINCESS BRIDE Anecdotes, and More

Cary Elwes recently sat down with Young Hollywood to discuss his new book, As You Wish: Inconceivable Tales from THE PRINCESS BRIDE. In this interview, Elwes talks about co-writing his book with the rest of THE PRINESS BRIDE 'family,' breaking his toe on set, and more! (more...)
13th Street Rep's THEATER BOYS Cast Album Out Today13th Street Rep's THEATER BOYS Cast Album Out Today

Famed gossip columnist Liz Smith -- 'the Grande Dame of Dish' -- has won countless honors, including an Emmy Award, in her long career. But she's never before been depicted on the stage. In 'Theater Boys' -- the new musical comedy by ASCAP Award-winner Chip Deffaa, now playing at the 13th Street Repertory Theater -- she's not only a character in the show, she's the subject of a whole song about her, a rousing fast-boogie simply titled 'Liz Smith.' That song will also be heard on the show's cast album (sung by Ricky Schroder and the ensemble), being released today, October 18th. (more...)
BWW CD Reviews: Mary Lambert's HEART ON MY SLEEVE Showcases Brilliant Pop ArtistyBWW CD Reviews: Mary Lambert's HEART ON MY SLEEVE Showcases Brilliant Pop Artisty

I was invited to attend Mary Lambert's intimate and beautiful concert at SubCulture. With just a piano and her remarkable voice, she previewed songs off HEART ON MY SLEEVE and played other songs that both she and the audience love. I left that concert floating on an elevated plane of human existence, and I am happy to report that HEART ON MY SLEEVE takes me back to that transcendental field of bliss. (more...)
Kelli O'Hara, Judy Kuhn & More to Join Seth Rudetsky for Book Launch, 10/22Kelli O'Hara, Judy Kuhn & More to Join Seth Rudetsky for Book Launch, 10/22

To kick off the release of famed Sirius XM radio host Seth Rudetsky new book Seth's Broadway Diary, Dress Circle Publishing (Brisa Trinchero and Roberta Pereira, founders) will host a special book launch concert event on Wednesday, October 22 at 5:30pm at Don't Tell Mama (343 W 46th St). (more...)
Neil Patrick Harris's CHOOSE YOUR OWN AUTOBIOGRAPHY Hits Shelves TodayNeil Patrick Harris's CHOOSE YOUR OWN AUTOBIOGRAPHY Hits Shelves Today

2014 Best Actor In A Musical Tony Award winner Neil Patrick Harris's new amusingly titled autobiography CHOOSE YOUR OWN AUTOBIOGRAPHY hits the shelves today, October 14. (more...)
Pre-Order An Autographed Copy of Scott Alan's GREATEST HITS - VOLUME ONE, Out 11/4Pre-Order An Autographed Copy of Scott Alan's GREATEST HITS - VOLUME ONE, Out 11/4

Scott Alan's GREATEST HITS - VOLUME ONE album comes out digitally and on disc on November 4th, 2014. (more...)
Sting and Cast of THE LAST SHIP Record for Broadway's CAROLS FOR A CURE, VOL. 16Sting and Cast of THE LAST SHIP Record for Broadway's CAROLS FOR A CURE, VOL. 16

16-time Grammy Award-winner Sting will be featured on the annual holiday music CD, Broadway's Carols for a Cure, Vol. 16. Singing with the cast of 'The Last Ship,' ­­­­and playing acoustic guitar accompanied by a full band, Sting has created an original version of 'Soul Cake.' (more...)
Idina Menzel's HOLIDAY WISHES Album Out TodayIdina Menzel's HOLIDAY WISHES Album Out Today

Tony Award-winning stage and screen superstar Idina Menzel releases her new holiday album titled HOLIDAY WISHES today, October 14! (more...)
Renee Fleming's CHRISTMAS IN NEW YORK Album Out TodayRenee Fleming's CHRISTMAS IN NEW YORK Album Out Today

A new holiday collection from world renowned soprano Renee Fleming titled CHRISTMAS IN NEW YORK is out today, October 14. (more...)