Upcoming Cast Recordings

Upcoming Cast Recordings Here is a survey of upcoming and recent cast album releases (and significant Broadway related recordings.)

FORTHCOMING

Caroline, or Change

  • Release: June 29
  • Label: Hollywood Records
  • Writers: music by Jeanine Tesori and lyrics by Tony Kushner
  • Performers: Tonya Pinkins and the 2004 original Broadway cast
  • Miscellaneous: The 2-CD album was recorded April 26

Assassins (2004 Revival Cast)

Bright Lights, Big City

  • Release: Fall 2004
  • Label: Sh-K-Boom Records
  • Writers: music and lyrics by Paul Scott Goodman
  • Performers: Patrick Wilson, Jesse L. Martin, Sherie Rene Scott, Christine Ebersole, Gavin Creel, Anne Marie Milazzo, Eden Espinosa, Sharon Leal, Everett Bradley, Richard Kind and Celia Keenan Bolger.
  • Miscellaneous: The recording is a reconceived version of the 1999 Off-Broadway recording.

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Johnny Guitar

  • Release: Summer
  • Label: TBA
  • Writers: music by Marty Silvestri, lyrics by Joel Higgins
  • Performers: Original Off-Broadway cast, including Steve Blanchard, Judy McLane, Ann Crumb and Robert Evan
  • Miscellaneous: The album was recorded May 17.

A Very Merry Unauthorized Children’s Scientology Pageant

  • Release: Summer
  • Label: Sh-K-Boom Records
  • Writers: music and lyrics by Kyle Jarrow

The New Moon (2003 Encores Cast)

  • Release: TBA
  • Label: DRG Records
  • Writers: music by Sigmund Romberg and lyrics by Oscar Hammerstein II
  • Performers: Christiane Noll, Peter Benson, Rodney Gilfry, Simon Jones, Burke Moses, Lauren Ward and F. Murray Abraham.
  • Miscellaneous: The album will be recorded early 2004, be produced by Hugh Fordin.

No Recording Announced: Bombay Dreams
Here Lies Jenny
The Frogs

Other Recordings:

Frances Ruffelle: Showgirl - June 21
John Barrowman: John Barrowman Swings Cole Porter - First Night - June 21


AVAILABLE NOW

Taboo

  • Release: May 25
  • Label: DRG Records
  • Writers: music and lyrics by George O'Dowd
  • Performers: The 2003 Original Broadway Cast
  • Miscellaneous: The album is scheduled to be recorded Feb. 2

Barbara Cook's Broadway

  • Release: May 25
  • Label: DRG Records
  • Writers: various
  • Performer: Barbara Cook
  • Miscellaneous: This 2-CD set was recorded live.

Fiddler on the Roof (2004 Revival Cast)

  • Release: June 8
  • Label: PS Classics
  • Writers: music by Jerome Bock and lyrics by Sheldon Harnick
  • Performers: Alfred Molina and the 2004 Revival Broadway cast
  • Miscellaneous: The album is scheduled to be recorded April 26

Bare

  • Release: May 20
  • Label: Sh-K-Boom
  • Writers: music by Damon Intrabartolo, lyrics by Jon Hartmere Jr.
  • Performers: 2004 Off-Broadway Cast

Bounce

  • Release: May 4
  • Label: Nonesuch
  • Writers: music and lyrics by Stephen Sondheim
  • Performers: Howard McGillin, Richard Kind and the 2003 Kennedy Center cast
  • Miscellaneous: The album was recorded Nov. 10-11, and features an expanded orchestra with additional strings and percussion

The Thing About Men

  • Release: April 6
  • Label: DRG Records
  • Writers: Joe DiPietro and Jimmy Roberts
  • Performers: Marc Kudisch, Ron Bohmer, Leah Hocking, Daniel Reichard and Jennifer Simard.

Thrill Me

  • Release: April 20
  • Label: Original Cast Records
  • Writers: music and lyrics by Stephen Dolginoff
  • Performers: Christopher Totten and Matthew S. Morris

The Broadway Musicals of 1953

  • Release: March 12
  • Label: Bayview Records
  • Writers: various
  • Performers: Davis Gaines, Andrea Burns, Julia Murney, Ed Staudenmayer, Scott Coulter, Debbie Gravitte and others

Wonderful Town (2003 Broadway Revival)

Wicked

  • Release: Dec. 16
  • Label: Decca Broadway
  • Writers: music and lyrics by Stephen Schwartz
  • Performers: Kristin Cehnoweth, Idina Menzel, and the 2003 Original Broadway cast
  • Miscellaneous: The album was recorded in Nov. and was produced by Schwartz.

Listen to My Heart

  • Release: Dec.
  • Label: Midder Music Records
  • Writers: music by David Friedman and lyrics by various
  • Performers: Allison Briner, Joe Cassidy, Michael Hunsaker, Alix Korey, Anne Runolfsson and David Friedman
  • Miscellaneous: Produced by David Friedman and Plus Entertainment

The Boy from Oz

  • Release: Nov. 18
  • Label: Decca Broadway
  • Writers: music and lyrics by Peter Allen
  • Performers: Hugh Jackman and the 2003 Original Broadway cast
  • Miscellaneous: Produced by Phil Ramone, the album was recorded Oct. 20.

Other Recordings: Jack Donahue: Strange Weather - PS Classics - May 4
Jane Olivor: Safe Harbor - PS Classics - April 27
Farah Alvin: Someday - April
A Year With Frog and Toad (reissue) - PS Classics - April 6
Flahooley (reissue) - DRG - March 23
Rebecca Luker: Leaving Home - PS Classics - March 16
Karen Akers: If We Only Have Love - March
Scott Dreier: Scott Dreier - LML Music - Feb. 17
Michael Cerveris: Dog Eared - Low Heat Records - Feb
Beckie Menzie: Real Emotional Girl - Feb
You Oughta Be On Broadway (sing-along) - SSF Records - Feb
Scott Dreier: Scott Dreier - LML Music - Feb. 17
Faust (reissue) - Rhino - Feb
Jamie deRoy & friends: Animal Tracks - Harbinger Records - Jan.