THE BAKER'S WIFE Original Cast Recording Now Available On iTunes

THE BAKER'S WIFE Original Cast Recording Now Available On iTunesFor the very first time, cherished cult musical THE BAKER'S WIFE is now available on iTunes according to a new listing on the official site.

Broadway icon Patti LuPone stars alongside Paul Sorvino and Kurt Anderson on the original cast recording of the Stephen Schwartz score, which features the classic signature song "Meadowlark", among other gems.

The official description of THE BAKER'S WIFE recording is as follows: "The Baker's Wife is a musical with music and lyrics by Stephen Schwartz and the book by Joseph Stein, based on the French film La Femme du Boulanger by Marcel Pagnol and Jean Giono. The production by Stephen Schwartz and Joseph Stein toured the United States for six months in 1976, undergoing major retoolings along the way. It played the Dorothy Chandler Pavilion in Los Angeles in May 1976 and also the Kennedy Center, Washington, DC (in November 1976.) Topol as the baker Amiable, was replaced by Paul Sorvino during the last 2 weeks of the Kennedy Center run, and his wife Geneviève was played by Carole Demas who was eventually replaced by Patti LuPone. The production never reached Broadway, the authors having pulled out of the production in the try-out process. Several subsequent productions have followed to varying degrees of success."

Order THE BAKER'S WIFE original cast recording at the official site here or on iTunes here.


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