A host of Broadway favorites can be heard on the new CD, "Broadway Romances Manhattan," which will be released Oct. 22 to benefit Broadway Cares/Equity Fights AIDS.
Produced by singer-actress Lynn Pinto and sound engineer George Huckins, the duo who launched the successful holiday CDs for BC/EFA ("Carols for a Cure"), the recording features several Broadway performers singing new and classic New York-themed tunes. Among the luminaries taking part are Into the Woods' Christopher Sieber, Flower Drum Song's Jose Llana, Mamma Mia!'s Louise Pitre, Rent's Manley Pope and many others.
The complete track listing for "Broadway Romances Manhattan" follows.
"There's a Boat Dat's Leavin' Soon for New York" - Jose Llana
"New York State of Mind" - Louise Pitre
"Lullaby of Broadway" - Marc Kudisch & Gavin Creel
"Harlem Waltz" - Martine Allard
"Manhattan" - Christopher Sieber
"What More Do I Need?" - Judy Kaye
"I Can't Help but Fall in Love" - Sam Piperato
"7th Street and Avenue A" - Ann Hampton Callaway
"Don't Sleep in the Subway" - Eric Michael Gillett
"Autumn in New York" - Karen Mason
"I Happen to Like New York" - Bryan Batt
"Big Yellow Taxi" - Lynn Pinto
"Mona Lisas and Mad Hatters" - Manley Pope
"Broadway Romances Manhattan" will be available at Virgin and other select music stores and through the Broadway Cares website. Go to www.bcefa.org for more information. —By Andrew Gans