Norbert Leo Butz: Girls, Girls, Girls- Live at 54 Below Recording Arrives This Fall
Broadway Records today announced that Norbert Leo Butz: Girls, Girls, Girls - Live at 54 BELOW will be released digitally and in stores on Friday, September 9, 2016. The album is currently available for pre-order at www.BroadwayRecords.com.
Two-time Tony Award winner Norbert Leo Butz (and star of Netflix's acclaimed series, "Bloodline") follows up his critically lauded first album Memory & Mayhem - Live at 54 BELOW with a new live album of the show that The New York Times hailed as "brilliantly audacious... deeper and richer than any conventional Broadway musical." Inspired by Greek female deities, the show illustrates the treatment of women in classical myth and contemporary society. The song selections range from Loretta Lynn and Elvis Costello to Hedwig and the Angry Inch and Johnny Cash. The album is produced by Michael J. Moritz, Jr.
Norbert will return to Feinstein's/54 Below to celebrate the album's release with a series of concerts from August 5-12. The album will be available exclusively at Feinstein's/54 Below for August engagement, Tickets for the solo show are available at http://54below.com/artist/norbert-leo-butz/.
"After working with Norbert on several projects, including Memory & Mayhem and Big Fish, we are so excited to be releasing Norbert's latest album. This show is so creative and thought-provoking, and Norbert is a consummate singer and actor, that I knew instantly we had to release it," said Van Dean, Broadway Records president.
1. "I Need to Talk About an Issue I Am Having..."
3. Yoshimi Battles the Pink Robots, Part I
5. Mrs. Leroy Brown
7. Ruby, Don't Take Your Love to Town
11. Tecumseh Valley
12. "The Furies"
13. Sunny Came Home
14. "The Muses"
17. "The Maiden"
18. Come on Eileen
19. "The Mother"
20. Stacy's Mom
21. "The Crone"
22. Galway to Graceland
23. "They Say Jung is Passé..."
24. Wig in a Box
25. "The Entire Story of Feminism in the 20th Century Bookended by These 2 Songs..."
26. Sweet Lorraine (1928)
27. Sweet Lorraine (1996)
NORBERT LEO BUTZ is currently appearing on the Netflix series "Bloodline" (season two released spring 2016) and the PBS Civil War drama "Mercy Street" (debuted January 2016). For his work on Broadway, he is a two-time Tony Award winner (Best Actor in a Musical) for Catch Me If You Can (Drama Desk Award, Best Actor in a Musical) and Dirty Rotten Scoundrels (Drama Desk, Outer Critics Circle, Astaire and Drama League awards, Best Actor in a Musical). Other Broadway credits include Big Fish, Dead Accounts, Enron, Speed-the-Plow, Is He Dead?, Wicked, Thou Shalt Not (Tony, Drama Desk, Outer Critics nominations) and Rent. Additionally, off-Broadway credits include How I Learned to Drive, Fifty Words, Buicks (Drama Desk nomination), The Last Five Years (Drama Desk and Lucille Lortel nominations; Drama League Award), Juno and the Paycock and Saved. National tours: Dirty Rotten Scoundrels, Cabaret (Helen Hayes, Jefferson, Dora, Ovation awards). Regional theater: Catch Me If You Can (5th Avenue Theatre, Seattle), Alabama Shakespeare Festival (four seasons) and Repertory Theatre of St. Louis. Film credits include Better Living Through Chemistry, Greetings From Tim Buckley, Disconnect, The English Teacher, Higher Ground, Fair Game and Dan in Real Life. Television work includes a starring role on the series "The Deep End" (ABC), the pilots "The Miraculous Year" (HBO) and "Playing Chicken" (FOX), and the mini-series "Comanche Moon" (CBS). Norbert participated in the producing, writing and recording of The Angel Band Project's charitable album, Take You With Me (available on iTunes), for which all proceeds benefit the organization's "Voices and Faces" project. He received a BFA from Webster University (St. Louis, Missouri) and holds an MFA from Alabama Shakespeare Theatre.
BROADWAY RECORDS (Van Dean, President) is one of the preeminent theatrical record labels to produce original cast albums for major Broadway and Off-Broadway shows including the Grammy nominated Matilda The Musical, Fiddler on the Roof (2015 revival), Tony Award-winning The Color Purple (2015 revival), Allegiance and Disaster! among others. Recent releases include The Visit, Doctor Zhivago, Side Show (2014 revival), Bonnie & Clyde, Big Fish and NBC's television events, The Wiz Live! and Peter Pan Live!. The label's critically-acclaimed "Live at Feinstein's/54 BELOW" series features top Broadway stars including Patti LuPone, Aaron Tveit, Annaleigh Ashford, Norbert Leo Butz, Sierra Boggess, Laura Benanti, Emily Skinner & Alice Ripley, Frank Wildhorn and Friends, Micky Dolenz and many others. Most recently, Broadway Records launched the Broadway for Orlando initiative (in partnership with creators Seth Rudetsky and James Wesley) as a response to the Pulse nightclub mass shooting. The all-star benefit single, "What the World Needs Now is Love" (recorded at NYC's Avatar Studios on Wednesday, June 15, 2016) has been downloaded more than 65k times and raised over $100k to date and counting, with 100% of the proceeds benefitting the GLBT Center of Central Florida. Additionally, the song reached No. 1 on the iTunes song chart in its first week of release and broke into the Billboard Top 100 with no commercial radio play. A special charitable CD/DVD recording, From Broadway With Love: A Benefit Concert For Orlando, will be released in October. To learn more, visit BroadwayRecords.com.
Michael Feinstein, one of the world's great musical artists, and 54 Below, Broadway's Supper Club, have united to give New York an unparalleled destination for entertainment and dining. Feinstein's/54 Below, Broadway's Supper Club, is the performance venue in the grand tradition of New York City nightlife. A few blocks from the heart of Times Square and just below the legendary Studio 54, Feinstein's/54 Below is a classically designed state-of-the art nightclub in the theatre district that hosts audiences with warmth and style. Feinstein's/54 Below presents iconic and rising stars from the worlds of Broadway and popular music. The venue provides a food and beverage menu from early evening through the wee hours of the morning that is worthy of the world-class entertainment on the stage. In their description of the venue, The New York Times writes Feinstein's/54 Below "has the intimacy of a large living room with unimpeded views and impeccable sound; there is not a bad seat. Its sultry after-hours ambience is enhanced by brocade- patterned wall panels planted with orange-shaded lanterns. And the atmosphere is warmer and sexier than in Manhattan's other major supper clubs." Located at 254 West 54th Street, Feinstein's/54 Below features up to three shows nightly with cover charges ranging from $15-$105. Visit, 54Below.com/Feinsteins.