Cast Recording of Gigi, Starring Vanessa Hudgens, Now Available

News   Cast Recording of Gigi, Starring Vanessa Hudgens, Now Available
 
DMI Records has released the cast recording of the Broadway revival of Gigi, which opened April 8 at the Neil Simon Theatre, on iTunes. The CD is slated for release in June. 

The recording, starring Vanessa Hudgens in the title role, is produced and engineered by six-time Grammy Award winner Frank Filipetti. For more information visit www.dmimusic.com.

A track listing follows: 

1.    Overture
2.    Opening
3.    It's A Bore
4.    The Parisians
5.    A Toujours
6.    The Gossips
7.    She Is Not Thinking Of Me
8.    Thank Heaven For Little Girls
9.    Paris Is Paris Again
10.  I Remember It Well
11.  The Night They Invented Champagne
12.  I Never Want To Go Home Again
13.  Gaston’s Soliloquy
14.  Gigi
15.  The Contract
16.  I'm Glad I'm Not Young Anymore
17.  The Letter
18.  Say A Prayer
19.  In This Wide, Wide World
20.  Finale

Visit iTunes to preview, purchase and download the album.

With book and lyrics by Alan Jay Lerner and music by Frederick Loewe, this production of the Oscar and Tony Award-winning film and stage musical features a new book adaptation by Emmy-nominated screenwriter Heidi Thomas ("Upstairs Downstairs," "Call the Midwife") and is choreographed by Emmy Award winner Joshua Bergasse (On the Town, "Smash") and directed by Eric Schaeffer (Follies, Million Dollar Quartet).

Hudgens is joined in the cast by Tony Award winner Victoria Clark (The Light in the Piazza, Sister Act, Cinderella) as Mamita, Corey Cott (Newsies) as Gaston Lachaille, three-time Tony Award nominee Dee Hoty (The Will Rogers Follies, The Best Little Whorehouse Goes Public, Footloose) as Aunt Alicia, two-time Tony Award nominee Howard McGillin (The Mystery of Edwin Drood, Anything Goes) as Honoré Lachaille and Steffanie Leigh (Mary Poppins) as Liane d'Exelmans.

Vanessa Hudgens
Vanessa Hudgens Photo by Margot Schulman

Read the full story on why Hudgens has the "It Factor" for Gigi here

Based on the 1944 novella by Colette, Gigi was first adapted for the Broadway stage by Anita Loos in 1951, with an unknown Audrey Hepburn in the title role; then, following their success with My Fair Lady, Lerner (screenplay and lyrics) and Loewe (music) adapted the material for the 1958 movie musical (directed by Vincente Minnelli), winner of nine Academy Awards, including Best Picture.

Rounding out the cast are Cameron Adams, Kathryn Boswell, Max Clayton, Madeleine Doherty, Ashley Blair Fitzgerald, Hannah Florence, Alison Jantzie, Brian Ogilvie, James Patterson, Justin Prescott, Jeffrey C. Sousa, Manny Stark, Tanairi Sade Vazquez, Richard White, Amos Wolff and Ashley Yeater.

Steffanie Leigh and company
Steffanie Leigh and company Photo by Joan Marcus

Greg Jarrett is the musical director, James Moore is the musical supervisor, John Miller is the music coordinator, and orchestrations are by August Eriksmoen. Vocal and incidental music arrangement is by Matt Aument with dance music arrangements by Sam Davis. Casting is by Tara Rubin Casting, CSA. Production management is by Juniper Street Productions, the production stage manager is Bonnie Panson, and general management is by Foresight Theatrical.

Gigi is produced on Broadway by Jenna Segal, Segal NYC Productions, Ilya Mikhailovic, Eion and Mia Hu, Darren P. Deverna/Jeremiah J. Harris and Merrie L. Davis. General management is by Foresight Theatrical.

Visit GigiOnBroadway.com.

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