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Jennifer 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.
Original 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.
Filmed 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.
BWW 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.
African 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
VIDEO: 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,'
Mariah 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.
Comedian 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.
Daniel 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.
Kyle 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.
Ethan 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.
VIDEO: 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.”
TCG 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.
SOVIET 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.
Nicolas 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.
OVER 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.
BWW Album Review: BEETLEJUICE: THE DEMOS! THE DEMOS! THE DEMOS! Gives Insight Into Eddie Perfect's Process Creating the Fan-Favorite Musical
I'll say this three times: I absolutely love Beetlejuice the Musical. In fact, I actually saw it multiple times during its Broadway run. When I heard that Eddie Perfect, who wrote the music and lyrics, would be releasing this album of demos, I couldn't wait to get my hands on it.
Broadway Records Announces the Launch of Broadway Records Radio
Broadway Records announced today the launch of Broadway Records Radio on the Dash digital radio network. Broadway Records Radio may be found on the Dash Radio App (available on 50+ platforms – inside nearly every connected car service, smart home product, and iOS device).
BWW Album Review: ESTELLA SCROOGE Embraces Those Christmas Cliches
Estella Scrooge has several strong elements: a talented cast giving it their all, catchy music, and witty lyrics. But an inconsistent tone and too many wink-wink references prevent the album from becoming more than the sum of its parts.
BWW Album Review: Alex Boniello's Debut EP 'Hi' is the Brave Companion So Many of Us Are Seeking
Broadway favorite, Alex Boniello, most recently seen on stage in the Tony Award-winning Dear Evan Hansen, just released his debut EP, titled “Hi,” written during his last few months of the musical. With COVID-19 changing the state of our world and the theater community, this catalog is extremely relevant for the times that we are currently in as a collective. In addition to the EP, a music video for one of Boniello’s songs, 'I'm So Tired,' has been released. The video, directed by his former Dear Evan Hansen co-star Gabrielle Carrubba, can be viewed on YouTube.
Jessie Shelton, Nkeki Obi-Melekwe, Kerstin Anderson and More Featured on HER SOUND, VOL. 1
Available on all streaming platforms January 15th, Her Sound, Vol. 1, written by Ethan Carlson, recent winner of Taylor Louderman’s Write Out Loud Contest, is the first of a three-part concept album to be released throughout 2021.
BWW Exclusive: Listen to Mariah Rose Faith Sing from OVER AND OUT- The Second Album from the Averno Universe
Last fall, Broadway Records announced a long-term partnership with the creators of the Averno Universe, a fictional universe that lives across several media platforms. The first of which, Willow, was released on September 25th. BroadwayWorld has learned that the second release, Over and Out , with a score by Sushi Soucy and book by Morgan Smith, is coming soon. Check out a first taste of Over and Out- 'Nova Phone Home,' performed by Mean Girls star Mariah Rose Faith.
Andy Macktastic Brings The Fun With 'Good Times' Single
Andy Macktastic is debuting his new single, 'Good Times' on January 15th available on all digital platforms. Andy is a singer-songwriter who has also been known as a comedy writer and creator for SomeEcards, and for appearing in multiple productions of 42nd Street, Thoroughly Modern Millie, Beauty and the Beast, among others, around the country.
No Reverse Records Announces Launch
Meet No Reverse Records: a full service record label specializing in production, artist management, PR, and placement. No Reverse Records, initially a pie-in-the-sky dream based on an anecdote of co-producer Ashley Kate Adams’s faulty vehicle that could not move backwards, has been a source of high energy production throughout the pandemic.
TCG Publishes Linda Vista by Tracy Letts
Theatre Communications Group has announced the publication of Linda Vista by Tracy Letts. The play received its world premiere at Steppenwolf Theatre Company in Chicago in the spring of 2017.