AUDIO Exclusive: FROM HERE TO ETERNITY Hits Movie Theatres This October! Musical Countdown, Day 14 - Ain't Where I Wanna Be Blues
Omniverse Vision just released of the original cast recording of Stuart Brayson and Tim Rice's epic new musical FROM HERE TO ETERNITY. The live double album is now available on iTunes and Amazon, serving as a prelude to the premiere US screenings of the film version in theaters around the country on Thursday, October 2; Sunday, October 5; and Tuesday, October 7. BroadwayWorld is counting down the days until the musical's big screen debut, and to celebrate the upcoming release, we'll continue to bring you daily song previews from the album. Today, check out Track 14- "Ain't Where I Wanna Be Blues."
The cast recording contains eighteen tracks from the London production, including "Fight the Fight", "G Company Blues", You Got the Money" and "More than America" and the vocal talents of West End performersRobert Lonsdale, Rebecca Thornhill,Siubhan Harrison, and platinum album selling singer-songwriterDarius Campbell, winner of "Popstar to Operastar" who originally found fame as a runner up in "Pop Idol."
Adapted from James Jones' classic 1951 novel, FROM HERE TO ETERNITY is a gripping tale of illicit love and army life set in 1941 Hawaii, immediately prior to the attacks on Pearl Harbour. Having recently transferred to the base, troubled Private Prewitt (Robert Lonsdale) falls for Lorene (Siubhan Harrison), the kind hearted escort club girl, while simultaneously his platoon sergeant, Warden (Darius Campbell), embarks on a dangerous affair with his commanding officer's wife, Karen (Rebecca Thornhill), setting the lives of both men on a course they cannot control. As war approaches, the worlds' of the four lovers and the soldiers of G Company are dramatically ripped apart.
FROM HERE TO ETERNITY is best known as the iconic major motion picture that won eight Oscars, including Best Picture, at the 1954 Academy Awards® ceremony. It has been interpreted by Tim Rice, Stuart Brayson and Bill Oakesinto a breath-taking, romantic and excitingly original show. Tim Rice is one of the world's leading lyricists having partnered with Andrew Lloyd Webber on productions of JESUS CHRIST SUPERSTAR and EVITA before going on to work on the international smash of the screen and stage THE LION KING.
Tickets for FROM HERE TO ETERNITY are available at participating theater box offices and online atwww.FathomEvents.com. The event will be presented in nearly 400 select movie theaters nationwide through Fathom's Digital Broadcast Network. For a complete list of theater locations and prices, visit the Fathom Events website (theaters and participants are subject to change).