Sh-K-Boom Records will release the original Broadway cast album for Gettin’ the Band Back Together, the new musical comedy now playing at the Belasco Theatre. The show, directed by Tony winner John Rando with choreography by Chris Bailey, celebrated its official opening August 13.
The recording will be released later this year, with a specific date to be announced.
Gettin’ the Band Back Together tells the story of an out-of-work banker who decides to reunite with his old high school rock band. The show, which began performances July 19, makes its Broadway debut in an all-new production following a world premiere at New Jersey's George Street Playhouse in 2013.
The musical features a book by Ken Davenport (who also produces) and the performance group Grundleshotz, who helped develop the show. Mark Allen penned the score, and Sarah Saltzberg (a member of Grundleshotz) provided additional material.
The principal cast of Gettin’ the Band Back Together is made up of Mitchell Jarvis as Mitch, Marilu Henner as Mitch's mom Sharon, Jay Klaitz as Bart Vickers, Manu Narayan as Dr. Rummesh "Robbie" Patel, Paul Whitty as Michael “Sully” Sullivan, Sawyer Nunes as Ricky “Bling” Goldstein, Kelli Barrett as Dani, Becca Kötte as Tawney, Garth Kravits as Ritchie, Tamika Lawrence as Roxanne Velasco, Noa Solorio as Billie, and Brandon Williams as Tygen Billows.
The cast also includes Lindsey Brett Carothers, Ryan Duncan, Scott Richard Foster, Jenny Hill, Nehal Joshi, J. Elaine Marcos, Rob Marnell, Jasmin Richardson, Ian Ward, and Tad Wilson.
Music direction is by Sonny Paladino, and orchestrations are by Doug Katsaros and Sonny Paladino.