London Cast Recording of Boys From Syracuse Due on CD June 25

News   London Cast Recording of Boys From Syracuse Due on CD June 25 The London cast recording of The Boys From Syracuse will be available on CD in June on the Decca Broadway label.

The London cast recording of The Boys From Syracuse will be available on CD in June on the Decca Broadway label. Rodgers and Hart's hit musical, which will be revived by the Roundabout Theatre Company next season, was presented in London in 1963. The cast recording of that production featuring Denis Quilley (Candide), Maggie Fitzgibbon (Do Re Mi), John Adams, Edward Atienza, Ronnie Corbett and Lynn Kennington will hit stores on June 25. The complete remastered single disc also includes six special bonus tracks from the 1938 recording of the musical with Rudy Vallee and Frances Langford as well as new liner notes by John Hollander.

A retelling of Shakespeare's The Comedy of Errors, Rodgers and Hart's musical opened at Broadway's Alvin Theatre in 1938. Highlights of the classic score include "This Can't Be Love," "Falling in Love with Love" and "Sing for Your Supper." A 1997 City Center Encores! production of the musical, starring Debbie Gravitte, Davis Gaines and Rebecca Luker, was also recorded and released on DRG Records. The complete track listing for the new Decca release follows:

"I Had Twins"
"Dear Old Syracuse"
"What Can You Do with a Man"
"Falling In Love with Love"
"The Shortest Day of the Year"
"This Can't Be Love"
"The Ladies of the Evening"
"He and She"
"You Have Cast Your Shadows on the Sea"
"Come with Me"
"Sing for Your Supper"
"Big Brother"
"Oh Diogenes!"