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MURDER BALLAD Cast Album Gets 5/28 Release


Yellow Sound Label's world premiere recording of Murder Ballad, the critically acclaimed new musical by Julia Jordan and Juliana Nash, directed by Trip Cullman, will be released on Tuesday, May 28. The album, Produced by Michael Croiter, will be available on Amazon, iTunes, and elsewhere music is sold. For additional information and to pre-order the world premiere cast recording, visit:

In addition, rehearsals begin today for Murder Ballad's transfer to the Union Square Theatre (100 East 17th Street) featuring John Ellison Conlee, Rebecca Naomi Jones, Caissie Levy, and Will Swenson.

Performances of Murder Ballad will resume at the Union Square Theatre on Tuesday, May 7 with a press opening set for Wednesday, May 22. Tickets for Murder Ballad are now on sale via or calling 800-982-2787.

MURDER BALLAD has received an Outer Critics Circle Award nomination for Outstanding Off-Broadway musical, and five Lucille Lortel nominations, including Best Musical.

MURDER BALLAD is conceived by Jonathan Larson Award winner and two-time Susan Smith Blackburn Prize finalist Julia Jordan with book and lyrics by Jordan and music and lyrics by indie rock singer/songwriter Juliana Nash. Drama Desk Award nominee Trip Cullman (Paul Weitz's Lonely, I'm Not; Adam Bock's A Small Fire) directs.

A love triangle gone wrong, Murder Ballad centers on Sara, an Upper West Sider who seems to have it all, but whose downtown past lingers enticingly and dangerously in front of her. This sexy, explosive new musical explores the complications of love, the compromises we make, and the betrayals that can ultimately undo us.

The creative team for Murder Ballad includes: Mark Wendland (scenic design), Jessica Pabst (costume design), Ben Stanton (lighting design), Leon Rothenberg (sound design), Doug Varone (choreography), and Justin Levine (music director, vocal arranger and orchestrator).

MURDER BALLAD is produced at the Union Square Theatre by Manhattan Theatre Club Productions, Inc.; Niclas Nagler; Richard Frankel; Tom Viertel; Steven Baruch; Marc Routh; Simone Genatt Haft Susanne Adamski; and Scott M. Delman.

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