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Leslie Odom Jr.: The Christmas Album 2020
Phil Kline's Shimmering Soundscape UNSILENT NIGHT Created By The Public In 35+ Cities This December
This December, composer Phil Kline's mobile surround sound-sculpture UNSILENT NIGHT — a landmark in avant-garde public sound art — takes place in more than 35 cities across the United States, Canada, and Europe. Streets, parks and sidewalks will come alive with “a shimmering sound-wall of bells and chimes that is dreamlike to wander through in the December nip” (The Village Voice).
BAM President Emerita Karen Brooks Hopkins to Publish Memoir
Karen Brooks Hopkins’ memoir BAM. . . and Then It Hit Me (powerHouse Books and Audible, January 2022) is an exhilarating romp through the evolution of the Brooklyn Academy of Music, the renowned cultural institution, and an inside look at how it grew to exert considerable influence on theater, opera, dance, and film worldwide.
VIDEO: Watch Sierra Boggess & Julian Ovenden Preview Their New Album, TOGETHER AT A DISTANCE
Beloved stage stars Sierra Boggess and Julian Ovenden were together (up close) last week to celebrate the release of their new album, Together At A Distance, featuring classic and contemporary Broadway duets.
ANNIE LIVE! Soundtrack to be Released on December 3rd
It has been announced that the soundtrack for NBC's Annie Live! will be released on December 3rd! The musical event of the Holiday Season, 'Annie Live!' will air on Thursday, December 2 at 8 p.m. ET/PT.
Jonathan Reid Gealt to Release New Album ARCHETYPE
Jonathan Reid Gealt, New York City based composer, is set for the worldwide release his highly anticipated new studio album ARCHETYPE on Friday December 3rd, 2021. ARCHETYPE marks Gealt’s 4th studio album, following “Whatever I Want It To Be” (2015), “Here For You: Ballads For Broadway Impact” (2013), and “Thirteen Stories Down” (2010).
LISTEN: Marie Osmond Sings 'Climb Every Mountain' on New Album, UNEXPECTED
On December 10, Marie Osmond will release her new album Unexpected. BroadwayWorld is excited to debut an exclusive track from the album- 'Climb Every Mountain' from The Sound of Music.
Todd Almond's Debut Holiday Album A PONY FOR CHRISTMAS Out Today
GHOSTLIGHT RECORDS has announced that Todd Almond’s debut holiday album A Pony for Christmas is available in digital and streaming formats today, Friday, November 19. Almond can currently be seen as “Gideon Wolfe” on HBO Max’s “Gossip Girl” and on Broadway as “Elias Burke” in Conor McPherson and Bob Dylan’s Girl from the North Country.
Alan Cumming, Ryan Reynolds & More to Star in Audible's CINNAMON BEAR
Audible just announced a new original series perfect for family listening: Cinnamon Bear: A Holiday Adventure, performed by star-studded cast with original musical numbers. The original Cinnamon Bear radio series debuted in 1937 as a cliffhanger-style children’s radio show that featured daily episodes during the holiday season!
BWW Exclusive: First Listen of 'Come Down to the River' From FREEDOM RIDERS
Richard Allen and Taran Gray, the creators of the award-winning FREEDOM RIDERS: The Civil Rights Musical will be releasing the 18-song world premiere recording in its entirety on November 19th. BroadwayWorld has your first listen to 'Come Down to the River' from the world premiere cast recording.
Exclusive: Listen to Todd Almond Sing the Title Song From A PONY FOR CHRISTMAS
Ghostlight Records will release Todd Almond’s debut holiday album A Pony for Christmas in streaming and digital formats on Friday, November 19. BroadwayWorld has an exclusive first listen of the title song, performed by and with music and lyrics by Todd Almond.
Kimiko Glenn Narrates Audiobook of WHAT PRETTY GIRLS ARE MADE OF
Award-winning actress, Kimiko Glenn, narrates the audio edition of Lindsay Jill Roth’s novel, “WHAT PRETTY GIRLS ARE MADE OF.” Blackstone Audio released the audiobook today, November 17th, 2021 which was originally published by Simon & Schuster’s Pocket Star imprint.
BWW Album Review: HAPPINESS IS...CHRISTMAS! Is a Dose of Holiday Cheer
With her second holiday album, Happiness Is… Christmas!, Kristin Chenoweth puts her own unique spin on the classic Christmas collection
BWW Review: TICK, TICK... BOOM! Drags, But Is Effective
Written by Jonathan Larson, the theater composer and lyricist made infamous with RENT, the film adaptation of TICK, TICK… BOOM! is sure to garner a lot of attention. The stage version is a rollicking, urgent three-person chamber musical that flies by in a tight 90 minutes. The film is expanded to 115 minutes and suffers a bit under the weight of that bloat. The emotional peaks and valleys all work, but there are moments where the plot drags.
DEAR EVAN HANSEN Film Sets Digital & Blu-Ray Release
The digital, Blu-rayTM and DVD releases will include over an hour of brand-new bonus content including an in-depth look at the music of the film, one-of-a-kind mini documentaries with cast, Ben Platt’s personal reflection on his character, and a never-before-seen making of featurette with cast and crew.
A COMMERCIAL JINGLE FOR REGINA COMET Cast Recording to be Released in 2022
A Commercial Jingle for Regina Comet, the first new musical to premiere in New York since the pandemic began, announced today that the Original Off-Broadway Cast Recording of the new musical will be released by Time–Life Records in early 2022.
RIDE THE CYCLONE World Premiere Cast Recording to be Released on CD in December
GHOSTLIGHT RECORDS has announced that Ride the Cyclone: World Premiere Cast Recording – based on the critically acclaimed musical that has sold out hit productions across the US and Canada – will be available on CD online and in stores on Friday, December 3 and is now available for pre-order.
BWW Album Review: ANDREW LLOYD WEBBER: SYMPHONIC SUITES Celebrates Art and Creativity
Andrew Lloyd Webber’s scores have remained among the most beloved and most commercially successful music to emanate from the depths of orchestra pits across the world. In a new love letter to the celebrated composer and his enduring music, Decca recently released ANDREW LLOYD WEBBER: SYMPHONIC SUITES. The lush album features an 81-piece orchestra conducted by Simon Lee, and is a true treat for any fan of Lloyd Webber.
Karen Mason's New Album LET THE MUSIC PLAY Out Today
KAREN MASON – the acclaimed Broadway star and concert artist – has announced that her new album Let the Music Play, is available in all digital formats and on CD today, Friday, November 12 from Zevely Records.
LISA HOWARD: THE MOST WONDERFUL TIME OF THE YEAR Album to be Released
FatLab Music has announced the upcoming release of “The Most Wonderful Time of the Year,” a very special collection of seasonal favorites – some things old and some things new – by Broadway singing actress Lisa Howard (It Shoulda Been You, Escape to Margaritaville), just in time for the holidays!
Renée Fleming, Alison Krauss, Rhiannon Giddens and Yannick Nézet-Séguin Release New Single 'Before the Deluge'
Today, as the COP26 Climate Change Conference reaches its conclusion, soprano Renée Fleming releases a new cover of Jackson Browne’s environmental anthem Before the Deluge, arranged by composer Caroline Shaw, with star collaborators Alison Krauss and Rhiannon Giddens.
Sierra Boggess and Julian Ovenden to Release New Album TOGETHER AT A DISTANCE
Sierra Boggess and Julian Ovenden have announced that their upcoming album Together At A Distance, featuring classic and contemporary Broadway duets, will be released on Friday, November 19 on all streaming and digital platforms.
Cynthia Erivo, Nicolette Robinson & More Will Lend Voices to WITNESS UGANDA Cast Recording
Sony Masterworks Broadway today announced the release of the Studio Cast Recording of WITNESS UGANDA (AN AMERICAN MUSICAL), an album of music from the powerful musical envisioned by creative duo Matt Gould and Griffin Matthews. Available February 11, 2022, the album features 24 songs from the show, as performed by Matthews and a star-studded cast including multihyphenate superstar Cynthia Erivo, GRAMMY-winning recording artist Ledisi, and stage-and-screen stars Nicolette Robinson, Emma Hunton and Kristolyn Lloyd, among others.
BWW Album Review: A VERY DARREN CRISSMAS Serves Up the Perfect Cup of Holiday Cheer
Emmy, Golden Globe, Screen Actors Guild award-winner, and singer-songwriter and activist, who has graced the screen and Broadway stage in popular acts, including Glee, The Assassination of Gianni Versace: American Crime Story, How to Succeed in Business Without Really Trying, Hedwig and the Angry Inch, and more, Darren Criss is ringin’ in the holiday season with a new album! Ron Fair, multi-Grammy nominee and producer of numerous Grammy-winning hits, produces.
Gina Naomi Baez Releases New Holiday Single 'Tinsel and Tears'
Gina Naomi Baez has released her new holiday single 'Tinsel and Tears'. “Tinsel and Tears” navigates the pain by discovering the beauty in the grief.
GURL TALK WITH DORIS DEAR Season 3 Premieres Friday!
Doris Dear, America's Perfect Housewife, is back with season 3 of her Telly Award winning series on the streaming service BroadwayonDemand with a star studded round of guests in the Rumpus room!
Nunavut-Based Pop-Rap Artist Aocelyn Unveils New Single & Video In “I Wish I Was A King”
Inuk pop-rap artist Aocelyn ascends to her rightful throne with the unveiling of her new single and video, 'I Wish I Was a King' - available now.
FREEDOM RIDERS World Premiere Recording to be Released
Richard Allen and Taran Gray, the creators of the award-winning FREEDOM RIDERS: The Civil Rights Musical will be releasing the 18-song world premiere recording in its entirety on November 19th.
Multi-Platinum Australian Roots Rockers THE BLACK SORROWS Release Fiery 'Revolutionary Blues' Single
In this era of reality TV and lightning fast virality, it's extraordinary when an artist can achieve fame for more than 5 minutes. Cue: The Black Sorrows. Nearly 40 years after their hometown debut, the legendary Australian roots rock band has amped up their enviable catalogue with another in a long line of chart-busting albums and blistering new singles - Saint Georges Road and 'Revolutionary Blues' are available now.
Toronto Pop-Artist Miss Lia Releases Empowering & Seductive Single ANIMAL TYPE
With rich, velvety vox ablaze amidst a sense of passion and playfulness, Toronto singer/songwriter Miss Lia's new single Animal Type captures the carnal charge around setting sights on who you want.
At 10+ Million Streams Across Platforms, Cmagic5 Brings Good Vibes When It Comes To 'That Ex'
Canadian artist Cmagic5 is set to aid and abet audiences to get over their exes in this sizzling new power-pop single and video, Dancing on My Heart - available now.
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