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UPCOMING RELEASES
Dolores Gray: The Decca Singles 1953-1955
Release Date: 8/14
Dolores Gray: The Decca Singles 1953-1955 Upcoming Broadway CD
Prince of Egypt OLC
Release Date: 9/18
Prince of Egypt OLC Upcoming Broadway CD
Disney Goes Classical
Release Date: 10/2
Disney Goes Classical 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
Our Table: A New Musical
Release Date: TBA
Our Table: A New Musical Upcoming Broadway CD
Laura Benanti, Nikki Renee Daniels & More to be Featured on THE PERFECT FIT Remote EP ArticleLaura Benanti, Nikki Renee Daniels & More to be Featured on THE PERFECT FIT Remote EP

Broadway Records announced Laura Benanti and Nikki Renee Daniels will star in the upcoming 'Remote EP' release of the award-winning new musical The Perfect Fit, written by 13-year-old musical sensation Joshua Turchin. The 'Remote EP' is the first musical concept EP ever recorded entirely virtually.
Tune in to Broadway Records' Virtual Listening Party With Alexis Michelle ArticleTune in to Broadway Records' Virtual Listening Party With Alexis Michelle

Join RuPaul's Drag Race's Broadway queen ALEXIS MICHELLE and host ROBBIE ROZELLE as they listen to, discuss and answer your questions about her debut album a?oeLovefool,a?? Drag Race, Dragnificent and more!
BWW Exclusive: Damon Daunno Sings 'Isadora' From THE LIZ SWADOS PROJECT ArticleBWW Exclusive: Damon Daunno Sings 'Isadora' From THE LIZ SWADOS PROJECT

On Friday, Ghostlight Records will release The Liz Swados Project, the newly-recorded tribute to the 4-time Tony nominated composer and lyricist Elizabeth Swados. Listen to Damon Daunno sing 'Isadora' from the album!
Hannah Elless And Mykal Kilgore Stop by WHY I'LL NEVER MAKE IT Podcast ArticleHannah Elless And Mykal Kilgore Stop by WHY I'LL NEVER MAKE IT Podcast

Broadway performers Mykal Kilgore and Hannah Elless join host Patrick Oliver Jones for a bit of a reunion to reminisce on THE STAR CHILD, their first musical reading together as well as the star-filled creative journeys they've had since then, from BRIGHT STAR to JESUS CHRIST SUPERSTAR.
BWW Review: THE SUMMER SET by Aimee Agresti is a Fun, Comedic, and Romantic Theatre R ArticleBWW Review: THE SUMMER SET by Aimee Agresti is a Fun, Comedic, and Romantic Theatre Read!

It's been over seventy days since I have last stepped inside a theatre and it literally feels like there is a something emotionally and physically missing from me. When I was offered the opportunity to read Aimee Agresti, THE SUMMER SET, I immediately took it. One, I'm avid reader, but two, and most importantly, it was a book about a summer theatre and the people performing in it!
CELTIC ILLUSION to Begin Streaming on Broadway On Demand ArticleCELTIC ILLUSION to Begin Streaming on Broadway On Demand

Celtic Illusion, the modern Irish dance and magic stage show, created, choreographed, and starring Anthony Street (Lord of the Dance), will be webcast on May 22nd at 8PM EST on Broadway On Demand and available for streaming on the site afterwards.
BWW Album Review: KATHRYN GALLAGHER - DEMOS, VOL. I ArticleBWW Album Review: KATHRYN GALLAGHER - DEMOS, VOL. I

Directly from her Covid-induced isolation, Kathryn Gallagher has released a collection of five cuts titled Demos, Vol. I. After listening to it, we already want a Vol. II. The Broadway performer is no stranger to putting out insightful, deep numbers that present spotless writing, but her latest releases might take the crown.
Staff Picks: BroadwayWorld Selects Movie Musicals to Watch for the Choreography ArticleStaff Picks: BroadwayWorld Selects Movie Musicals to Watch for the Choreography

The BroadwayWorld team has come together to help guide your musical quarantine journey. Today, we bring you just a few recommendations for: A movie musical to watch for the choreography...
Broadway Records to Release Lauren Turner's Debut EP, PLAY ON ArticleBroadway Records to Release Lauren Turner's Debut EP, PLAY ON

Broadway Records announced today the release of Lauren Turner's debut EP, Play On. Lauren Turner is a Texas born vocalist that has been seen belting show tunes and harmonizing pop classics for 10 years becoming one of New York City's Cabaret Staples.
John Minnock To Release New Album 'Herring Cove' in June and Celebrate the Release at ArticleJohn Minnock To Release New Album 'Herring Cove' in June and Celebrate the Release at 54 Below In September

John Minnock's third release as a leader, and debut recording for the GRAMMY nominated Dot Time Records, is Herring Cove. Due to be released on June 5th, Herring Cove pairs Minnock's signature tell-it-like-it is wit with introspective lyrics to paint a dynamic and compelling portrait of contemporary gay life.
VIDEO: Anna Baryshnikov and Teddy Bergman Read From THE NEW SINCERITY For DPS On Air ArticleVIDEO: Anna Baryshnikov and Teddy Bergman Read From THE NEW SINCERITY For DPS On Air

This week, Dramatists Play Service's social media channel, a?oeDPS On Air,a?? features Anna Baryshnikov (a?oeDickinsona??) and a??KPOPa?? director Teddy Bergman reading from a?oeThe New Sinceritya?? by Alena Smith (creator of hit Apple TV+ series a?oeDickinsona??).
BWW Album Review: Forget Sleepy, Wachter's TARRYTOWN Will Awaken Your Soul ArticleBWW Album Review: Forget Sleepy, Wachter's TARRYTOWN Will Awaken Your Soul

Adam Wachter's original musical, Tarrytown, offers a contemporary twist to an iconic story, based on Washington Irving's 'The Legend of Sleepy Hollow” and features the astonishing voices of Jeremy Jordan, Andy Mientus, and Krysta Rodriguez. This trio is pure magic and their voices make this legend anything but sleepy.
Streaming Review: 42ND STREET- The 1933 Movie Shines Bright ArticleStreaming Review: 42ND STREET- The 1933 Movie Shines Bright

For those of us who love Broadway, the classic 1933 movie musical, '42nd Street' is a delightful viewing experience. This finely produced black and white film was the predecessor to the hit stage show.
BWW Album Review: RAGS - THE MUSICAL (Original London Cast Recording) is Timely & Bea ArticleBWW Album Review: RAGS - THE MUSICAL (Original London Cast Recording) is Timely & Beautiful

Ghostlight Records has released RAGS - THE MUSICAL (Original London Cast Recording). The musical's examinations of attitudes towards immigration and its frank discussions of labor and unions are timely, even if the lyrics keep the songs from being truly memorable.
Bloomsbury Publishing/Methuen Drama Releases L.A. Theatre Works Docudrama Series ArticleBloomsbury Publishing/Methuen Drama Releases L.A. Theatre Works Docudrama Series

Bloomsbury Publishing, under the imprint of Methuen Drama, has announced publication of a unique play anthology featuring five gripping docudramas originally commissioned by L.A. Theatre Works.
IMPOSSIBLE MONSTERS Starring Santino Fontana to Release Soundtrack ArticleIMPOSSIBLE MONSTERS Starring Santino Fontana to Release Soundtrack

Written and directed by Nathan Catucci, Impossible Monsters had its theatrical release in New York and in Los Angeles on Friday, February 14, 2020 and the film was released by Gravitas Ventures on various Video On Demand platforms in North America, UK and Australia, and worldwide on Vimeo on March 3, 2020.
BWW Exclusive: Listen to 'Wanting' From RAGS Original London Cast Recording ArticleBWW Exclusive: Listen to 'Wanting' From RAGS Original London Cast Recording

Tomorrow, May 15, GHOSTLIGHT RECORDS will release Rags - The Musical: Original London Cast Recording in digital and streaming formats. A physical CD will be available later this year. The new album - based on the revised London production that played to sold out houses earlier this year - is the first recording of this new version of the ravishing score. Customers who pre-order the digital album will immediately receive a download of the first single, 'Children of the Wind.'
HARRY POTTER AND THE CURSED CHILD's Catherine Ashmore Bradley to Host The Prep's Inst ArticleHARRY POTTER AND THE CURSED CHILD's Catherine Ashmore Bradley to Host The Prep's Instagram Live Cabaret

This Sunday, May 17th at 7pm EST Professional Performance Prep's (The Prep) pro-track private voice and acting students will perform in a 2-part Instagram Live cabaret to benefit The Actors Fund.
Tessa Alves, Michelle Dowdy, Tim Young and More to Appear on Ben Cameron's BROADWAY S ArticleTessa Alves, Michelle Dowdy, Tim Young and More to Appear on Ben Cameron's BROADWAY SESSIONS

BROADWAY SESSIONS is described as an evening of musical performances, games and open mic featuring a new Broadway cast twice monthly. The show is created and hosted by Ben Cameron (Bway Wicked, Aida, Footloose, Dance Captain Dance Attack web series) and features musical director Joshua Stephen Kartes on piano.
Staff Picks: BroadwayWorld Selects Cast Recordings That Will Make You Want to Sing! ArticleStaff Picks: BroadwayWorld Selects Cast Recordings That Will Make You Want to Sing!

As theatre fans everywhere prepare for a while longer without Broadway, BroadwayWorld wants to make sure that you stay sane while social distancing. What better time to brush up on some of the movie musicals you always wanted to see, but never had the time to; or to listen to that cast recording that always eluded you; or watch that Youtube performance that everyone's been talking about?
Jim Brickman to Release Broadway Album, JIM BRICKMAN ON BROADWAY ArticleJim Brickman to Release Broadway Album, JIM BRICKMAN ON BROADWAY

As he marks 25 powerful years as an icon in the world of modern instrumental music, pianist and songwriter Jim Brickman is taking fans on a musical journey through some of the most soul-stirring songs of the stage. Jim Brickman on Broadway features a handpicked selection of inspiring songs from classic Broadway shows.
BWW Exclusive Interview: Mardi-Ellen Hill and The Universe of MEND™ ArticleBWW Exclusive Interview: Mardi-Ellen Hill and The Universe of MEND™

a?oeA star is killed at the height of her career. Her theme song holds clues to her murder and the secrets that have followed a dynasty for agesa??a??
BWW Exclusive: Go Inside the Recording Sessions for TARRYTOWN with Adam Wachter! ArticleBWW Exclusive: Go Inside the Recording Sessions for TARRYTOWN with Adam Wachter!

As BroadwayWorld previously reported, studio cast recording of Adam Wachter's musical Tarrytown has just been newly released today, May 11, on all digital music platforms - including iTunes, Spotify, Amazon, and Apple Music - and all proceeds will be donated to The Actors Fund to support their work helping the creative community during the COVID-19 pandemic.
Check Out Broadway-Themed Recipes From BREAK AN EGG! THE BROADWAY COOKBOOK ArticleCheck Out Broadway-Themed Recipes From BREAK AN EGG! THE BROADWAY COOKBOOK

Celebrate your love of Broadway with this quirky collection of recipes inspired by your favorite musicals: BREAK AN EGG: THE BROADWAY COOKBOOK (Insight Editions; 9/1/2020; $29.99)
Upcoming CD Releases for May 2020 ArticleUpcoming CD Releases for May 2020

Check out the latest in upcoming releases of Broadway and theatre related CDs for May, 2020.