Ghostlight Records to Release LOVE'S LABOUR'S LOST Cast Album on 6/3- Preview First Tracks!

Ghostlight Records will release the original cast recording of The Public Theater's production of LOVE'S LABOUR'S LOSTthis summer. The album will be available in digital format on June 3 with physical CDs available online and in stores on July 8. The production was recently nominated for three 2014 Drama Desk Awards for Outstanding Musical, Outstanding Lyrics and Outstanding Choreography. Directed by Alex Timbers, LOVE'S LABOUR'S LOST features songs by Michael Friedman with book adaptation by Timbers. Two tracks from the upcoming album - "Young Men" and "Hey Boys" - are available to stream at www.sh-k-boom.com. Preview "Young Men" and "Hey Boys" below!

The physical CD is a deluxe jewel case package containing a full-color 36-page booklet with lyrics, photos, a show synopsis, notes from renowned writerMark Harris (Entertainment Weekly, Grantland) and The Public Theater's Artistic Director Oskar Eustis, an essay from Columbia University ProfessorJames Shapiro and an essay by Hilton Als that originally appeared in The New Yorker. Sign up to pre-order at www.sh-k-boom.com/loveslabourslost.

In LOVE'S LABOUR'S LOST, romance, revelry and enchanting music ignite in this contemporary yet lovingly faithful musical adaptation of Shakespeare's comedy. The King and his best buds decide at their five-year college reunion to swear off the joys of women. But when four cute, clever girls from their past show up, they're forced to reconsider all of that nonsense! Smart, sexy, outrageous and irreverent, LOVE'S LABOUR'S LOST is a madcap celebration of true love and coming of age. LOVE'S LABOUR'S LOST was developed in collaboration with Les Freres Corbusier.

LOVE'S LABOUR'S LOST featured scenic design by John Lee Beatty, costume design by Jennifer Moeller, lighting design by Jeff Croiter, sound design by Acme Sound Partners and choreography by Danny Mefford.

The complete cast of the new musical LOVE'S LABOUR'S LOST included Daniel Breaker (King of Navarre), Kevin Del Aguila (Dull), Colin Donnell(Berowne), Rachel Dratch (Holofernes), Andrew Durand (Boyet), Kimiko Glenn (Maria), Jeff Hiller (Nathaniel), Rebecca Naomi Jones(Jaquenetta), Justin Levine (Moth), Patti Murin (Princess), Lucas Near-Verbrugghe (Dumaine), Bryce Pinkham (Longaville), Charlie Pollock(Costard), Caesar Samayoa (Don Armado), Maria Thayer (Rosaline) and Audrey Lynn Weston (Katherine). The non-equity ensemble featuredMichael R. Douglass and Bradley Gibson.

Free Shakespeare in the Park is one of the most important programs that The Public provides and is at the heart of founder Joe Papp's vision to create theater for all. In the last 50 years, more than 5 million people have enjoyed performances at the Delacorte.

Bank of America continues its leadership sponsorship in support of The Public's mission to keep Shakespeare in the Park free.

"LOVE'S LABOUR'S LOST" TRACK LIST

1. Prologue
2. Young Men
3. Hey Boys
4. Hey Boys (Reprise)
5. I Love Cats
6. Jaquenetta
7. Brabant Song, Pt. 1
8. Brabant Song, Pt. 2
9. Brabant Song, Pt. 3
10. Change Of Heart
11. Rich People
12. Academia
13. Love's A Gun
14. The King's Sonnet
15. Dumaine's Poem
16. Longaville's Sonnet
17. Are You a Man?
18. It's Not a Good Idea
19. To Be With You
20. Stop Your Heart
21. I Don't Need Love
22. The Tuba Song
23. The Owl and the Cuckoo

Photo by Joan Marcus


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