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The STARS ALIGN For Electro-Pop Duo GOLD BONDS and Their Newest Single
The 'Stars Align' for Canadian electro-pop duo Gold Bonds as they launch their new single and video - available now. The song serves as a preview to their forthcoming album, Growing Pains - due out Spring 2022.
Erika Kulnys Takes A Stand For Bodily Autonomy With MY CHOICE
With reproductive rights increasingly at risk, Lower Cornwall, Nova Scotia-based singer/songwriter Erika Kulnys takes a stand in song for bodily autonomy and the right to choose with this, her searing new single and video, 'My Choice' - available now.
FLYING OVER SUNSET Cast Album to be Released in January
An original cast recording of LCT's new musical Flying Over Sunset is set to be released! The cast recording will be released digitally on January 28, and on CD March 11.
Karen Mason Releases New Music Video for 'We Never Ran Out of Love (We Just Ran Out of Time)'
KAREN MASON has announced that the new music video for the song “We Never Ran Out of Love (We Just Ran Out of Time)” is available today, Monday, December 13. The video is edited by Michael Lee Stever. It was the recipient of the 2020 “Jamie deRoy Songwriting Award” from The ASCAP Foundation, given to its songwriter Paul Rolnick.
Jessie Mueller & James Monroe Iglehart to Lead THE CHRISTMAS SCHOONER Studio Cast Recording
A brand-new studio cast recording of the beloved holiday musical, The Christmas Schooner, featuring Tony Award-winners Jessie Mueller (Beautiful – The Carole King Musical; Waitress) and James Monroe Iglehart (Aladdin; Hamilton), will be released in 2022.
Nakia and Joshua R. Pangborn to Release DUELING PIANOS: A SKELETON CREW MUSICAL
Nakia & Joshua R. Pangborn are releasing 3 versions of their original musical, Dueling Pianos: A Skeleton Crew Musical. Featuring 15 original songs set in the world of the internationally award-winning, queer, fat-positive series Skeleton Crew, audiences will have a chance to stream the original cast album on Apple Music, Spotify, and Amazon Music.
The Bad Kids to Present Listening Party for HOW TO REPAIR A MECHANICAL HEART
The newly launched production company, The Bad Kids (“a new way to Broadway”), will present a year-end listening party of the concept album for the new musical, HOW TO REPAIR A MECHANICAL HEART, on Thursday, December 30, 2021, at 8 PM.
BWW Album Review: CAROLINE, OR CHANGE (The New Broadway Cast Recording) is Truly Remarkable & Moving
Christmas came early when Broadway Records released CAROLINE, OR CHANGE (The New Broadway Cast Recording) on digital platforms. The stunning two-disc recording captures every marvelous moment of the mostly sung-through score, gifting fans of Broadway a truly remarkable way to access this show no matter where they are.
BWW Album Review: FROZEN Star Samantha Barks Bravely Leads Listeners 'Into the Unknown' With Her New Album
Frozen star, Samantha Barks, recently released her latest album, Into the Unknown, under new record label, Westway. The album features selections from a number of contemporary musicals, including Six, Dear Evan Hansen, Jagged Little Pill, Ghost, Mean Girls, Moana, The Greatest Showman, and more.
BWW Album Review: ONCE UPON A TIME STEP (Songs from the Ron Lytle Musical Fairy Tales) is Fun
Recently released from Take The Cakeable Records, ONCE UPON A TIME STEP (Songs from the Ron Lytle Musical Fairy Tales) is a fun exercise in family-friendly, schmaltzy showtunes. There’s not a single track on the album that really sticks with you, but I imagine anyone who programs children’s theater who gives ONCE UPON A TIME STEP a listen will be reaching out to Lylte to license a show or two.
SCARLET Concept Album is Now Available
The first new musical of 2022 has arrived, and it fittingly spotlights both a new wave of musical theatre creators, and the increasing dangers of the global climate crisis.
VIDEO: Stray and the Soundtrack & Lindsay Heather Pearce Cover David Bowie's 'Heroes'
Stray and the Soundtrack have joined forces with Lindsay Heather Pearce (Broadway’s current Elphaba in “Wicked’) to cover the classic David Bowie anthem “Heroes.' Written by David Bowie and Brian Eno, the song is now available on all streaming services.
SONGS INSPRIED BY A LITTLE LIFE Concept Album Released
Liver & Lung has set out to answer the question: what if A Little Life was a musical? Inspired by Hanya Yanagihara's bestseller, they have released a brand new concept album, Songs Inspired by A Little Life, that imagines the protagonist's story as a musical. The album is now available to stream on Spotify and all other music stores.
Debut Novel with Music, BALLAD OF DREAMS, is Now Available
Ballad of Dreams, a new novel with music written by Allyson Hernandez, is now available from New Degree Press. Initially written as a musical pre-pandemic, the debut novel features the lyrics from the original music embedded in the book similarly to a musical libretto. Ballad of Dreams is about friendship, dreams, love, loss, and everything in between, and is available for purchase.
New Album from Billy Stritch and Jim Caruso Sets Release Date
CLUB44 RECORDS announced the release of The Sunday Set, the new album from Billy Stritch and Jim Caruso, which will debut on Friday, January 21. The album, recorded live at The Birdland Theater, features vocals from Stritch and Caruso, with Stritch on piano and Steve Doyle on bass.
THE LETTERS OF OSCAR HAMMERSTEIN II to be Published This Spring
THE LETTERS OF OSCAR HAMMERSTEIN II (Oxford University Press – May 2022), edited by Mark Eden Horowitz, the award-winning author of Sondheim on Music, is a rich collection that features hundreds of previously unpublished letters that show off all facets of Hammerstein's many engagements and his personality.
TCG Books Publishes EURYDICE by Sarah Ruhl
Theatre Communications Group has announced the publication of Eurydice by Sarah Ruhl. Eurydice was originally published by TCG Books in The Clean House and Other Plays in 2006 and is now available as a stand-alone edition.
Renée Marino to Publish BECOMING A MASTER COMMUNICATOR
Broadway and film star Renée Marino, Mary Delgado in Clint Eastwood's Jersey Boys film, has a brand new book, 'Becoming a Master Communicator: Balancing New School Technology with Ol' School Simplicity,' being released on January 25, 2022.
NJ Teacher Jason Van Woeart to Donate 25% Of Children's Book Proceeds To The Actors Fund
Jason Van Woeart, a New Jersey college student teacher has recently released a children's book where he will be donating 25% of proceeds to The Actors Fund. Now that Broadway is back and working hard to keep it that way Van Woeart would like to give back in any way he can!
Michael Feinstein to Release New Album Featuring Dolly Parton and More
Michael Feinstein will be releasing a new album, GERSHWIN COUNTRY on March 11. The album will feature Dolly Parton, Brad Paisley, Vince Gill, Rosanne Cash, and more!
Composer Kate Soper to Release THE UNDERSTANDING OF ALL THINGS
Pulitzer Prize-nominated composer, performer, and writer Kate Soper will release The Understanding of All Things, a portrait album featuring frequent Wet Ink Ensemble collaborator Sam Pluta, on Friday, March 4, 2022 on New Focus Recordings.
THE FOUR PHANTOMS IN CONCERT Album Available Tomorrow
Broadway Records announced today the release of “The Four Phantoms In Concert”. The digital album is available Friday, January 14th wherever digital music is sold. Preorders are now available for the physical CD to be released late this winter.
Idina Menzel and Sister Cara Mentzel Team Up on Children's Book, 'Loud Mouse'
On September 27, 2022, Disney Hyperion will release 'Loud Mouse'- a children's book from teacher and writer Cara Mentzel and her sister, Tony-winner Idina Menzel.
New Book BRAVING THE BRONX RIVER: A 23-MILE KAYAK FROM WESTCHESTER TO RIKERS ISLAND Available Now
In a novel pandemic-era project, actor Daniel Robert Sullivan (Jersey Boys, Dear Evan Hansen, Motown) and stage manager Katelynn Cooper (Dear Evan Hansen, Matilda, School of Rock) have become the first people ever to document a journey down the entire length of the Bronx River.
Zuleika Books to Release THE BEST OF THE WEST END by Charles Duff
Charles Duff’s The Best of the West End: The Life and Work of Frith Banbury, will be published on 24 February 2022 by Zuleika Books. A wonderful mixture of scholarship and gossip, this biography will fascinate and amuse everyone who loves theatre.