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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.
Daniel and Patrick Lazour Release Second Single 'Genealogy of Revolution' From Forthcoming Album
Brothers, songwriters, and collaborators Daniel and Patrick Lazour have today released the second single from their forthcoming independently-produced album Flap My Wings: Songs from We Live in Cairo, featuring songs from their musical, the Richard Rodgers Award-winning We Live in Cairo.
Cristin Milioti Shares Cover of Bon Iver's '715 Creeks'
Today singer and actress Cristin Milioti shared a cover of Bon Iver's '715 Creeks'. Miloti tackles the heavily auto-tuned Bon Iver track '715 Creeks' from his 22, A Million album and strips away all the effects to reveal the stark melody of the song, laid bare. It's quite an accomplishment and no easy task.
BWW Album Review: Jason Robert Brown's 'Coming from Inside the House (A Virtual Subculture Concert)' Offers Relevance, Reassurance, and Resilience
Craft Recordings and Concord Theatricals recently released the official album for Tony Award-winning composer/lyricist Jason Robert Brown’s Spring 2020 virtual SubCulture concert, featuring Ariana Grande and Shoshana Bean. “Coming From Inside The House (A Virtual SubCulture Concert)” was recorded for a one-night video streaming event on April 27, 2020 and was originally presented as a benefit for the SubCulture staff and musicians from the Jason Robert Brown Artist-in-Residence concerts during the COVID-19 pandemic.
Tony Winner Ali Stroker and Stacy Davidowitz's THE CHANCE TO FLY Book Will Hit Shelves This Spring
It was recently announced that Amulet Books will soon publish the debut novel from Tony Award-winning actress Ali Stroker and Stacy Davidowitz, titled The Chance to Fly. The book will arrive on April 13, 2021.
New Broadway Podcast MY FAVORITE FLOP Out Now
'MY FAVORITE FLOP', a new podcast celebrating Broadway's fabulous failures and musical misfits, premieres today, January 5th.
Jessica Hendy to Record Full Concept Album of Original One-Woman Musical WITH BECKETT
Jessica Hendy, a Broadway actress known industry wide for her extraordinary vocal range, is bringing her own story to the stage in WITH BECKETT - a new and unique, full length, narrative book-musical for a solo artist.
Theatre Communications Group Publishes A STRANGE LOOP by Michael R. Jackson
Theatre Communications Group has announced the publication of A Strange Loop by Michael R. Jackson. The musical received its world premiere at Playwrights Horizons in New York in the summer of 2019.
BWW Album Review: THE PROM Has an Unruly Heart and Uneven Performances
The Prom's movie soundtrack is largely a well-made version of Matthew Sklar and Chad Beguelin’s score, although it occasionally seems to prioritize glitz and polish over the scrappy joys of its stage predecessor.
HAMMERKLAVIER LIVE at Aldilà Records
A dauntless performer of the most demanding piano repertoire, be it Romantic or contemporary
Robert Bannon Releases Debut Single - Rendition Of Bette Midler's 'From A Distance'
Robert Bannon has released his debut single, providing an inspiring, unforgettable soundtrack to a tumultuous year. Bannon's powerful rendition of Bette Midler's 'From a Distance' is a highly emotional and inspiring performance that sums up 2020 perfectly, providing an unforgettable, uplifting soundtrack to a tumultuous year.
LIGHTING THE WAY: AN ANTHOLOGY OF SHORT PLAYS ABOUT THE CLIMATE CRISIS Now Available
Lighting the Way: An Anthology of Short Plays About the Climate Crisis is now available in paperback and ebook from Lulu and Amazon. Edited by Chantal Bilodeau and Thomas Peterson, this anthology includes 49 inspiring plays by writers from across the world.
Zachary James Debuts Visual Album: CALL OUT
Zachary James has debuted CALL OUT, simultaneous visual and audio albums of works composed by women, now released on streaming music platforms. James is joined on the album by pianist Charity Wicks, cellist Jeffrey Zeigler, theorboist Brandon Acker, steel guitarist Kevin Skrla, guitarist Frederick Poholek, and vocalist Megan Nielson.
Playwright Charles Messina's New Book STOMPING GROUND Out Now
Through various anecdotes and stories, focusing primarily on the influence of a criminal culture on his early life, Perruccio provides an insider’s look at the violent ways and strict codes of honor that ruled the lower Manhattan streets of his youth.
Paul Gemignani Memoir to Be Released in Fall 2021
It has been announced that legendary music director, Paul Gemignani, will release a memoir, GEMIGNANI - Life and Lessons from Broadway and Beyond, in Fall 2021 from Applause Theatre and Cinema Books. The biography is written by Margaret Hall.
A VERY DODO CHRISTMAS EP Supporting Immersive Artists Released In Time For The Holidays
Responding to the lack of financial help available to performers & musicians most affected by the COVID-19 pandemic, impresario Nick Atkinson has put together a once in a lifetime collaboration fundraising production celebrating the hope, joy, and spirit of the Holidays.