Michael Winther, who starred in the critically acclaimed song cycle at New York Theatre Workshop, can be heard on the recording, which features lyrics by Mark Campbell and music by an array of composers. Those who supplied music to Campbell's lyrics include Debra Barsha, Mark Bennett, Peter Foley, Jenny Giering, Peter Golub, Jake Heggie, Stephen Hoffman, Lance Horne, Gihieh Lee, Steven Lutvak, Steve Marzullo, Brendan Milburn, Chris Miller, Greg Pliska, Duncan Sheik, Kim D. Sherman, Jeffrey Stock and Joseph Thalken.
Songs From an Unmade Bed played New York Theatre Workshop May 12-June 19, 2005. David Schweizer directed.
The CD features musical direction by Kimberly Grigsby. Joel Moss produced the disc, which was co-produced by Grigsby and executive produced by Kurt Deutsch.
The complete track list for Bed, which is a one-man song cycle about urban romance and heartache, follows.
"Here In My Bed" (Music by Jenny Giering)
"An Admission" (Music by Joseph Thalken)
"Spring" (Music by Gihieh Lee)
"The Man in the Starched White Shirt" (Music by Lance Horne)
"Perfect, Finite" (Music by Chris Miller)
"The Other Other Woman" (Music by Jake Heggie)
"Oh, to Be Stupid Again" (Music by Duncan Sheik)
"Exit Right" (Music by Steven Lutvak)
"He Plays the Cello" (Music by Jeffrey Stock)
"Funny Gesture" (Music by Greg Pliska)
"I Want to Go Out Tonight" (Music by Brendan Milburn)
"He Never Did That Before" (Music by Debra Barsha)
"A Dinner Party" (Music by Mark Bennett)
"I Miss New York" (Music by Peter Golub)
"Florence" (Music by Kim D. Sherman)
"Our Separate Ways" (Music by Stephen Hoffman)
"To Sing" (Music by Peter Foley)
"The Night You Decided to Stay" (Music by Steve Marzullo)
On Broadway, Michael Winther has appeared in Mamma Mia!, 1776, The Crucible, Artist Descending a Staircase and Damn Yankees, while his Off-Broadway credits include Songs from an Unmade Bed, Hapgood, Berlin to Broadway, Forever Plaid, Predator's Ball and the original cast of Tony 'n' Tina's Wedding. Winther has worked at regional theatres throughout the country, and his film and TV credits include "Independence Day," "Universal Soldier," "Law & Order," "Mary & Rhoda," "NY News," "Rocket Power" and "Wild Thornberrys." For more information visit www.ghostlightrecords.com.