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UPCOMING RELEASES

Mel Brooks' Young Frankenstein OLC
Release Date: 5/7
Mel Brooks' Young Frankenstein OLC Upcoming Broadway CD
Ride the Cyclone (World Premiere Cast Recording)
Release Date: 5/7
Ride the Cyclone (World Premiere Cast Recording) Upcoming Broadway CD
Breathe - A New Musical
Release Date: 5/14
Breathe - A New Musical Upcoming Broadway CD
In The Heights (Original Motion Picture Soundtrack)
Release Date: 6/11
In The Heights (Original Motion Picture Soundtrack) Upcoming Broadway CD
Andrew Lloyd Webber’s “Cinderella” (Original Cast Recording)
Release Date: 6/25
Andrew Lloyd Webber’s “Cinderella” (Original Cast Recording) Upcoming Broadway CD
Romeo & Bernadette, a musical tale of Verona and Brooklyn
Release Date: TBA
Romeo & Bernadette, a musical tale of Verona and Brooklyn Upcoming Broadway CD
Diana: A True Musical Story
Release Date: TBA
Diana: A True Musical Story Upcoming Broadway CD
OVER AND OUT, the Next Album in the Averno Universe, Released Today ArticleOVER AND OUT, the Next Album in the Averno Universe, Released Today

Broadway Records announced today the release of the new concept recording of Over and Out. With a score by Sushi Soucy and book by Morgan Smith, this album is the second release in Broadway Records’ long-term partnership with the creators of Averno, a fictional universe that lives across multiple media platforms.
Nicolas King to Release New Album Featuring Liza Minnelli, Tom Selleck, Norm Lewis an ArticleNicolas King to Release New Album Featuring Liza Minnelli, Tom Selleck, Norm Lewis and More

CLUB44 RECORDS is launching their relationship with acclaimed vocalist Nicolas King with the release of his new collection Act One: Celebrating 25 Years of Recordings, which will be available in streaming and digital formats on Friday, January 22.
SOVIET ZION Original Concept Album Released ArticleSOVIET ZION Original Concept Album Released

The Concept Album of the new musical drama SOVIET ZION is available online today, January 15th 2021. This feature-length operatic radio play telling an original story inspired by the curious history of Siberia’s Jewish Autonomous Region is the debut recording of the score showcasing twelve exceptional vocalists and featuring unique bonus material.
TCG Publishes WHAT THE CONSTITUTION MEANS TO ME by Heidi Schreck ArticleTCG Publishes WHAT THE CONSTITUTION MEANS TO ME by Heidi Schreck

Theatre Communications Group has announced the publication of What the Constitution Means to Me by Heidi Schreck. The play received its Off-Broadway premiere at New York Theatre Workshop in the fall of 2018.
VIDEO: Melissa Errico and Lara Downes Release Special Single of 'Happiness Is Just A ArticleVIDEO: Melissa Errico and Lara Downes Release Special Single of 'Happiness Is Just A Thing Called Joe' Today

Tony Award-nominee Melissa Errico and Billboard Chart-topping pianist Lara Downes have come together to collaborate on a new recording of the Harold Arlen/Yip Harburg classic: “Happiness Is Just A Thing Called Joe.”
Ethan Hawke's 'A Bright Ray of Darkness' Novel Will Hit Shelves on February 2 ArticleEthan Hawke's 'A Bright Ray of Darkness' Novel Will Hit Shelves on February 2

A new book from Ethan Hawke is on the way in 2021. Penguin Random House will release his novel, A Bright Ray of Darkness, on February 2.
Kyle Taylor Parker Releases BROADWAY SOUL, VOL. 2 Featuring Shoshana Bean, Jackie Cox ArticleKyle Taylor Parker Releases BROADWAY SOUL, VOL. 2 Featuring Shoshana Bean, Jackie Cox and More

Broadway Records announced today the release of Kyle Taylor Parker’s new solo album “Broadway Soul, Vol 2.” The album will be available everywhere digital music is sold on February 12th, with a physical CD to follow on February 26th.
Daniel and Patrick Lazour Release FLAP MY WINGS: SONGS FROM WE LIVE IN CAIRO ArticleDaniel and Patrick Lazour Release FLAP MY WINGS: SONGS FROM WE LIVE IN CAIRO

Brothers, songwriters, and collaborators, Daniel and Patrick Lazour today released their independently-produced album Flap My Wings: Songs from We Live in Cairo, on the tenth anniversary of the Tahrir Square protests that began the Egyptian Revolution in 2011.
Comedian Melanie Chartoff to Perform Stories From Her New Book At Sunday Morning With ArticleComedian Melanie Chartoff to Perform Stories From Her New Book At Sunday Morning With The Braid

Melanie Chartoff has done it all.  Broadway, soap operas, hit TV series, movies, and cartoon voice-overs.  Now she's an author, and she will perform and discuss stories from her new book, Odd Woman Out, when she visits Sunday Morning with The Braid (formerly Jewish Women's Theatre) on Valentine's Day.
Mariah Rose Faith, Dylan Saunders, Joe Viba and More to Take Part in Virtual Listenin ArticleMariah Rose Faith, Dylan Saunders, Joe Viba and More to Take Part in Virtual Listening Party of STARRY

On Friday January 29th at 4PM ET, Broadway Records will host a virtual listening party in celebration of the 1 year anniversary of the original concept recording of STARRY.  The party will feature the musical’s writing team, Matt Dahan and Kelly Lynne D’Angelo, and cast members Mariah Rose Faith, Dylan Saunders, Joe Viba, Jaime Lyn Beatty & more.
VIDEO: Peppermint Releases 'Every Morning' Music Video ArticleVIDEO: Peppermint Releases 'Every Morning' Music Video

Peppermint has released her brand new music video for 'Every Morning' off her latest album  A Girl Like Me: Letters To My Lovers  today. “This song is a fantasy against the back drop that 2020 was the deadliest year on record for trans women and most murders are committed by our boyfriends and lovers who are ashamed of us,'
African Burial Ground Announces Call For Virtual Poetry Performances ArticleAfrican Burial Ground Announces Call For Virtual Poetry Performances

In honor of poet, author, screenwriter, dancer, actress, and civil rights activist, Maya Angelou, the African Burial Ground National Monument will showcase virtual poetry performances using Facebook Premiere.@AfricanBurialGround
BWW Album Review: Marisha Wallace's Debut Album 'Tomorrow' Invites Listeners to Belie ArticleBWW Album Review: Marisha Wallace's Debut Album 'Tomorrow' Invites Listeners to Believe in a Better Future

West End and Broadway star, Marisha Wallace, (Dreamgirls, Waitress and The Book of Mormon) recently released her debut album “Tomorrow” through Universal's Decca Records. Offering a combination of dynamic covers and original tracks, the album reminds the theater lover of the brightness, hope, and life that this community still breathes – despite lockdowns and unprecedented challenges.
Filmed Version of KINKY BOOTS Will Be Released on Blu-Ray This Spring ArticleFilmed Version of KINKY BOOTS Will Be Released on Blu-Ray This Spring

Everybody say yeah! Kinky Boots is strutting back to the screen, this time on Blu-Ray. The filmed version of the West End production will be released on May 25, 2021 by Liberator Films.
Original Cast Recording of MARGUERITE Starring Cady Huffman Released Today ArticleOriginal Cast Recording of MARGUERITE Starring Cady Huffman Released Today

Broadway Records announced today the release of MARGUERITE, a new musical starring Tony, Drama Desk & Outer Critics' Circle Award winner Cady Huffman.  Pre-orders for the CD of MARGUERITE are available today.
Jennifer Ashley Tepper's THE UNTOLD STORIES OF BROADWAY, VOLUME 4 to be Released in M ArticleJennifer Ashley Tepper's THE UNTOLD STORIES OF BROADWAY, VOLUME 4 to be Released in March

Dress Circle Publishing has announced the release of THE UNTOLD STORIES OF BROADWAY, VOLUME 4, the latest in a series by historian and producer Jennifer Ashley Tepper. The book will be available on Tuesday, March 9 to commemorate the one-year anniversary of the 2020-2021 Broadway shutdown.
Podcaster and Comedian Ashley Monique Menard Stops by WHY I'LL NEVER MAKE IT Podcast ArticlePodcaster and Comedian Ashley Monique Menard Stops by WHY I'LL NEVER MAKE IT Podcast

The latest episode of the Why I'll Never Make It podcast, hosted by Patrick Oliver Jones, features the multi-talented Ashley Monique Menard (Eff Your Fears) sharing her journey to acting, directing, writing, podcasting, and producing.
Listen Now: Broadway Sings BLOOD ROCK THE MUSICAL ArticleListen Now: Broadway Sings BLOOD ROCK THE MUSICAL

Featuring four top Broadway stars: 2019 Tony Award nominee Damon Daunno (Curly in Broadway's 'Oklahoma!'); 1987 Tony Award nominee Robert Torti (Greaseball from 'Starlight Express'); Andy Mientus (Broadway's 'Les Misérables' and the Pied Piper on the CW series 'The Flash'); and Jennifer DiNola (Elphaba in Broadway's 'Wicked'), 'Broadway Sings Blood Rock: The Musical' is currently under consideration for a 2021 Grammy Award in the category of 'Best Musical Theatre Album.'
Theatre Artists Invited to Submit Pandemic Testimonials for New Book ArticleTheatre Artists Invited to Submit Pandemic Testimonials for New Book

New York based actor, Andrew Norlen, has decided to document this unprecedented time into a history book that will live on forever, but he won't be writing it alone, the theatre community will be writing it—together.
BLACK BROADWAY: AFRICAN AMERICANS ON THE GREAT WHITE WAY Is Now Available as A Kindle ArticleBLACK BROADWAY: AFRICAN AMERICANS ON THE GREAT WHITE WAY Is Now Available as A Kindle Version

There is much work to be done for the equity of Blacks in theater and when Broadway reopens, hopefully, it will be a new and truly inclusive Black Broadway. The book, Black Broadway: African Americans on the Great White Way, is a thorough examination of the history of the Black contribution to Broadway. The publishers of Black Broadway, Square One Publishing, have released a Kindle version and in honor of Black History Month, the ebook is available for $1.99 for the month of February. 
The Original Cast Recording of BLUEPRINT Out Next Week ArticleThe Original Cast Recording of BLUEPRINT Out Next Week

This month, Blueprint: A New Musical is releasing their Original Cast Recording, created and composed by CCM Musical Theatre alumni Matt Copley. The musical, first workshopped at CCM, has gotten attention from numerous Broadway stars including Taylor Louderman.
Limited Edition Double Record Vinyl Set of THE COLOR PURPLE Out Today ArticleLimited Edition Double Record Vinyl Set of THE COLOR PURPLE Out Today

In celebration of the 5-year anniversary of the recording’s original release, Broadway Records has released the Grammy Award-winning recording of THE COLOR PURPLE as a double record set printed on purple vinyl today,  February 5, 2021.
THE LATEST DRAFT Podcast Second Season Premieres Feb. 12 ArticleTHE LATEST DRAFT Podcast Second Season Premieres Feb. 12

Season Two of The Latest Draft Podcast premieres this Friday, February 12. After receiving dozens of submissions, the producers narrowed down the season to eight podcast musicals and 20 cabaret songs.
CONVERSATIONS WITH MERETDITH MONK Expanded Edition Out Now ArticleCONVERSATIONS WITH MERETDITH MONK Expanded Edition Out Now

PAJ Publications, one of TCG's partner publishers has announced the publication of Conversations with Meredith Monk (Expanded Edition) by Bonnie Marranca.
New Edition of Ken Rea's THE OUTSTANDING ACTOR: SEVEN KEYS TO SUCCESS Published - Wit ArticleNew Edition of Ken Rea's THE OUTSTANDING ACTOR: SEVEN KEYS TO SUCCESS Published - With Foreword by Lily James

Ken Rea’s bestselling book The Outstanding Actor: Seven Keys to Success is published in a new edition by Methuen Drama. This second edition incorporates up to date interviews with actors and creatives, a foreword by former student Lily James, and for the first time, Rea shares some of his key techniques with HD video recordings.