Original Company Star to Release Solo CD, “The Chance to Sing,” in April

News   Original Company Star to Release Solo CD, “The Chance to Sing,” in April Pamela Myers, who starred in the original Broadway production of Stephen Sondheim’s Company, will release her debut solo recording in April.
Pamela Myers in the original Broadway production of Company.
Pamela Myers in the original Broadway production of Company. (Photo by Martha Swope)

Entitled “The Chance to Sing,” Myers’ new CD features a host of composers who accompany Myers on their own material. Among the composers featured on the LML Music release are Stephen Schwartz, Joseph Thalken, Billy Goldenberg, Billy Barnes, Larry Grossman, Stephen Flaherty, Shelly Markham, John Kander and Charles Strouse. The complete track listing for “The Chance to Sing” follows:

“The Spark of Creation” (Stephen Schwartz)
“The Chance to Sing” (Joseph Thalken/Tom Jones)
“Actor” (Billy Goldenberg/Jerome Lawrence & Robert E. Lee)
“(I Stayed) Too Long at the Fair” (Billy Barnes)
“Poor Sweet Baby” (Larry Grossman/Hal Hackady)
“Our Children” (Stephen Flaherty/Lynn Ahrens)
“Did I Do Something Wrong” (Shelly Markham/Judith Viorst)
“And the World Goes Round” (John Kander/Fred Ebb)
“I Want to Be With You” (Charles Strouse/Lee Adams)
“So My Husband and I Decided to Take a Car Trip to New England” (Shelly Markham/Judith Viorst)
“I Wish You a Waltz” (Billy Goldenberg/Alan & Marilyn Bergman)
Bonus Track: “Do I Hear a Waltz?” (Richard Rodgers/Stephen
Sondheim)

Pamela Myers was nominated for a 1971 Tony Award for Best Featured Actress in a Musical for her work as Marta in Sondheim’s Company and was most recently seen on Broadway as Cinderella’s stepmother in the Tony winning revival of Into the Woods. She appeared as Dot in the West Coast premiere of another Sondheim musical, Sunday in the Park with George, as well as in regional productions of Gypsy, Sweeney Todd, Hot N’ Cole and Love and Shrimp. Myers has also guest-starred on numerous television productions including “Sha Na Na,” “Alice,” “Chips,” “Happy Days,” “Protocol,” “Murder in Texas” and “The Big Show.”