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The Last Ship - Original Broadway Cast Recording 2014
UNKNOWN SOLDIER Original Cast Recording Out Now
GHOSTLIGHT RECORDS has announced that Unknown Soldier: Original Cast Recording – one of the final scores from the beloved late Obie Award-winning songwriter Michael Friedman – is available in digital and streaming formats today, Friday, September 24, which would have been Friedman’s 46th birthday.
Original Cast Recording of STRANGER SINGS! THE PARODY MUSICAL Out Today
Stranger Sings! The Parody Musical released today the Original Off-Broadway Cast Recording of Stranger Sings! The Parody Musical, currently available for purchase on iTunes and all major platforms soon.
Corey Cott & Hannah Elless to be Featured on Demos From Matthew Puckett's REBEL GENIUS
eabody Award-winning composer, Matthew Puckett, announced today the upcoming release of two demos, “Faster” and “What Love Looks Like,” from his new musical Rebel Genius, about the early life of Albert Einstein, featuring Broadway stalwarts Corey Cott (Newsies, Bandstand) and Hannah Elless (Bright Star, Godspell).
Studio Cast Recording of DREAMLAND Featuring Christian Borle, Jessica Vosk & More Now Available
Today Craft Recordings and Concord Theatricals announced the digital release of the studio cast recording of Dreamland (or a Musical Riff on Shakespeare’s Midsummer Set During the Declassification of Area 51), featuring Broadway stars Christian Borle, Jessica Vosk, Sarah Charles Lewis, Michael McElroy and more.
Olivia Newton-John Announces 'Physical' 40th Anniversary Edition
This deluxe CD & DVD edition will not only feature the original hit album fully remastered but, the 31-track collection also features bonus tracks, remixes, and live recordings.
BWW Album Review: Jennifer Hudson's RESPECT Soundtrack Exquisitely Honors the 'Queen of Soul' and Celebrates Strength in Sisterhood
They say that imitation is the sincerest form of flattery, but truly getting to know the heart, soul, and essence of a music legend is the ultimate honor. For Oscar-and Grammy-winning actress, Jennifer Hudson, portraying the one and only Aretha Franklin was a serious and cherished commitment. In her soundtrack to the film, Respect, Hudson not only resurrects some of “The Queen of Soul’s” greatest hits but connects deeply to the raw emotions behind them.
BWW Album Review: DEAR EVAN HANSEN Continues to Shine with New Film Soundtrack
The film adaption of Dear Evan Hansen is in theaters today. The soundtrack features Ben Platt, Kaitlyn Never, Julianne Moore, Danny Pino, Colton Ryan, Amandla Stenberg, and Nik Dodani. Additional bonus tracks feature SZA, Sam Smith, Carrie Underwood, Dan + Shay, Summer Walker, Finneas, and Tori Kelly.
WATCH: Jelani Remy Releases Music Video 'Gone Forgotten Year'
Ain't Too Proud's Jelani Remy sings about reuniting with a lover after being separated by the pandemic in the new music video GONE FORGOTTEN YEAR from writer Justin Anthony Long.
BWW Reviews: DEAR EVAN HANSEN is Okay, And Here's Why…
Seeing the film with other critics and fans, every one seemed to be searching for an answer to the same question: Is the film really as bad as the first wave of reviews indicated? The silver lining: it’s not the worst stage to screen film adaptation I’ve sat through. However, DEAR EVAN HANSEN is definitely not a great movie.
Jenn Colella, Chilina Kennedy, Jay Armstrong Johnson, Jelani Remy & More to be Featured in THE RAINBOW LULLABY Album
Broadway Records announced today the release of THE RAINBOW LULLABY, the world’s first LGBTQ lullaby album. Conceived by Ryan Bauer-Walsh, the recording includes songs by fifteen LGBTQIA+ writers including Bauer-Walsh, Marc Shaiman (Hairspray) and Debra Barsha (Radiant Baby), with performances by over thirty LGBTQIA+ artists.
ONE YEAR ON BROADWAY Out Now From One Small Girl Publishing
One Small Girl Publishing has announced the release of a new book, One Year On Broadway.
UNKNOWN SOLIDER Original Cast Recording Set to be Released
GHOSTLIGHT RECORDS has announced that Unknown Soldier: Original Cast Recording – one of the final scores from the beloved late Obie Award-winning songwriter Michael Friedman – will be released in digital and streaming formats on Friday, September 24, the date that would have been Friedman’s 46th birthday.
STARS IN THE HOUSE Will Host a Game Night With the Original Cast of HAIRSPRAY
Hosts Seth Rudetsky and James Wesley announced today that they will host a special Game Night with members of the original Broadway cast of “Hairspray,” in a special episode of “Stars In The House” featuring the Broadway cast of “Hairspray,” on Tuesday, September 14th to benefit The Actors Fund.
BWW Interview: Abigail Barlow & Emily Bear Talk BRIDGERTON Concept Album, Their Hopes for a BRIDGERTON Stage Musical & More!
Barlow & Bear have just released their highly-anticipated concept album, The Unofficial Bridgerton Musical. BroadwayWorld spoke with Abigail Barlow & Emily Bear about the process of creating The Unofficial Bridgerton Musical concept album, what's next for The Unofficial Bridgerton Musical and more!
BWW Review: COME FROM AWAY on Apple TV+ is a Celebration of Humanity and Broadway
On September 10, 2021, to commemorate the 20th anniversary of September 11, 2001, Apple TV+ is debuting a stunning stage capture of Broadway’s COME FROM AWAY. Filmed live at Broadway’s Gerald Schoenfeld Theater in May 2021, the film is both a celebration of humanity’s penchant for kindness in the face of adversity and Broadway’s attempt to make a post-pandemic related lockdown return to vibrancy.
Darren Criss Announces Debut Holiday Album A VERY DARREN CRISSMAS
Emmy, Golden Globe, Screen Actors Guild award-winner and singer-songwriter Darren Criss today announced his debut holiday album, A Very Darren Crissmas set for release October 8 on Decca Records.
BWW Interview: A CHORUS LINE's Kim McClay Talks Debut Album MY SANITY
Singer-songwriter Kim McClay (who has starred on stage as Maggie in the National Tour of A Chorus Line and much more!) has officially released her debut album, MY SANITY, on all streaming platforms.
Original Cast Recording of WE HAVE IRE Announced, Featuring Music By Afro-Cuban Jazz Artist Yosvany Terry
The original stage production We Have Iré recounts the stories of four Cuban-born artists who, after having immigrated and established a life in San Francisco, return to Cuba together. IRE Records announces the release of a cast album featuring new music from Grammy-winning Jazz artist Yosvany Terry on September 18.
James Magruder to Release Summer Stock Novel - VAMP UNTIL READY
Librettist/fiction writer/translator James Magruder, who wrote the book for the Broadway musical Triumph of Love late in the last century, and co-wrote the book (in blank verse no less) for the far more recent Head Over Heels, has a fourth book of fiction, titled Vamp Until Ready, coming out on September 28, 2021
Toronto Alt-Psych Rocker Rise Carmine Wants To “Be The Only One” In New Single
Heavy percussion and a groove-saturated bass line set psych-rocker Rise Carmine's latest single up as the sexy, 70s-esque low-fi electric gem it's destined to be; 'Be The Only One' is available now.
Theatre Communications Group Presents TCG Books' First Fridays: Featuring Daniel Alexander Jones and Emily Morse
Theatre Communications Group has announced the sixth iteration of TCG Books' First Fridays, featuring Daniel Alexander Jones (Love Like Light, Particle and Wave) in conversation on Facebook Live, Friday, September 3, 2021 at 7:00pm ET. TCG Books' First Fridays series features authors from TCG Books' roster in conversation about their work on the first Friday of every month.
John Gallagher Jr. Releases New Single 'Lost Love'
Award-winning actor and musician Johnny Gallagher (better known as John Gallagher Jr.) has announced the release of his sophomore album 8th and Jane, due out Oct. 15, and has shared the record's lead single 'Lost Love.'
Julia Murney to Join Johanna Telander's KALEVALA: THE MUSICAL Concept Album
Julia Murney, who is known for originating the role of Queenie in Andrew Lippa's 'The Wild Party' and as Elphaba on Broadway in Wicked, will join Johanna Telander's 'Kalevala: The Musical' Concept Album cast as Louhi, the Northern witch.
BWW Album Review: Tom Kitt & The Collective REFLECT on One Very Tough Year
By this point, it feels like every major musical name has produced some kind of “pandemic project”. With Tom Kitt & The Collective's new album, Reflect, there’s a refreshing lack of gimmick to it.
Nick Rashad Burroughs Will Release Debut EP 'Groove Machine' This Week
his EP is a love letter to Funk, R&B & Pop Music! Nick teams up with Grammy- Award Winning music producer Carl McGrier at Wiidope Music (Ciara, Tamar Braxton) on this Funky uptempo Pop EP.
WATCH: Baylee Littrell Releases New Video For 'Some Guys'
The official video for Baylee Littrell's current single, 'Some Guys' is out now. The video was produced by BriLeigh Productions and directed by Mason Hughes. It was shot during Baylee's first live performance of 2021 at Madlife in Woodstock, GA.
SCHOOL OF ROCK's Madison Lagares Drops First Single
Broadway's Madison Lagares (On Your Feet, School Of Rock) debuts her first music video today under the banner of Concierge Records - a cover of 'Finding Wonderland' from the musical Wonderland.
BWW Interview: Multi-Medium Writer Gary Goldstein, Now Published Novelist
A working writer in stage, screen and newsprint, Gary Goldstein just had his first novel The Last Birthday Party published and available to all. Gary managed to carve out some time from prepping his upcoming Book Soup podcast to answer a few of my queries.
Sue Foley Releases 'Dallas Man' From Upcoming PINKY'S BLUES Album
Stony Plain Records announces an October 22 release date for Pinky's Blues, the new album from award-winning blues guitarist/singer Sue Foley.
Kendra Erika To Release Dance Version Of 'As Long As Your Mine' From WICKED Featuring Constantine Maroulis
South Florida pop singer-songwriter Kendra Erika is set to release her new single a dance version of “As Long As Your Mine” from Wicked to celebrate Wicked as well as 40+ other productions coming back to Broadway this fall.
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