Additionally, the cast of Catch Me If You Can sings "Christmas is My Favorite Time of Year," a new holiday song originally written for inclusion in the show, with lyrics by Marc Shaiman and Scott Wittman, and music byShaiman; the cast of Anything Goes has written an original tune about "Christmas on the S.S. American"; and the cast of Wicked performs a Paul Williams song, "When the River Meets the Sea."
Produced by Lynn Pinto for Rock-It Science Records and engineered by Andros Rodriguez, the "Broadway’s Carols for a Cure" series has raised over $5 million dollars for BC/EFA since its inception in 1999, providing support and care for those affected by AIDS, as well as lending support to women’s health issues.
Here's the track listing for "Broadway’s Carols for a Cure, Vol. 13":
The 13 Days of Christmas- The Addams Family
Christmas on the S.S. American- Anything Goes
Deck the Halls- Avenue Q
Auld Lang Syne- Baby It’s You
Waiting for the Snow to Fall- Billy Elliot
What Child Is This?- Chicago
O Come All Ye Faithful- Camelot (John W. Engeman Theater)
Christmas is My Favorite Time of Year- Catch Me if You Can
A Christmas Carol- How to Succeed…
Silent Night- Lion King
O Come, O Come Emmanuel- Rock of Ages
Hark the Herald Angels Sing- Mamma Mia!
Little Jesus Sweetly Sleep (The Rocking Carol)- Mary Poppins
Give Away Love- Memphis
I Wonder as I Wander- The Phantom of the Opera
Light It Up!- Priscilla Queen of the Desert
Go Tell It on the Mountain- Rent
Angels We Have Heard on High- Sister Act
St. Nicholas Sky- Spider-Man: Turn Off the Dark
The First Noel- War Horse
When the River Meets the Sea- Wicked
O Holy Night- 9/11 NYPD first responder Daniel Rodriguez
"Broadway’s Carols for a Cure, Vol.13" can be ordered through BC/EFA at broadwaycares.org or by calling (212) 840-0770 x250. Additionally, the CDs will be sold during a six-week "Gypsy of the Year" fundraising period from mid-October through mid-December at participating Broadway and Off-Broadway shows. The CDs also will be available at select venues throughout the U.S. including The John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts in Washington, DC; The LA Phil Store in Disney Hall; and The John W. Engeman Theater in Northport, NY.
Rock-it Science Records is an independent record label based in New York City co-founded by Broadway performer and producer Lynn Pinto. RSR produces recordings for members of the Broadway community and Broadway’s leading charity, Broadway Cares/Equity Fights AIDS.
Broadway Cares/Equity Fights AIDS is one of the nation's leading industry-based, nonprofit AIDS fundraising and grant-making organizations. By drawing upon the talents, resources and generosity of the American theatre community, since 1988 BC/EFA has raised over $195 million for essential services for people with AIDS and other critical illnesses across the United States.
For more information, visit broadwaycares.org.