Upcoming Cast Recordings

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Here is a survey of upcoming and recent cast album releases (and significant Broadway related recordings.)
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Legally Blonde

Adrift in Macao

  • Release: TBA
  • Label: TBA
  • Writers: music by Peter Melnick, lyrics Christopher Durang
  • Performers: the original Off-Broadway cast.
  • Miscellaneous: The album was recorded March 5 and 6.

People Like Us

  • Release: TBA
  • Label: Jay Records
  • Writers: music by Todd Almond, lyrics by Almond and Gus Kaikkonen
  • Performers:Matt Bogart and Pamela Bob.

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No Recording Announced: In the Heights
10 Million Miles
Xanadu


Other Recordings:

Song and Dance 1984 Cast Recording with Sarah Brightman - July 16 (UK release)
Darlene Love: It's Christmas Of Course - Shout Factor - Oct. 2


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The Pirate Queen

  • Release: July 3
  • Label: Masterworks Broadway
  • Writers: music by Claude-Michel Schönberg, lyrics by Alain Boublil
  • Performers: Stephanie J. Block, Hadley Fraser, Linda Balgord and the original Broadway cast.
  • Miscellaneous: The album is produced by Boublil and Schonberg.

Broadway Musicals of 1945

Music from The Coast of Utopia

  • Release: June 12
  • Label: Ghostlight Records
  • Writers: music by Mark Bennett
  • Miscellaneous: The album will contain music from all three parts of Lincoln Center Theater's production of the Tom Stoppard play. The recording is produced by composer Bennett and Curtis Moore.

Curtains

  • Release: June 5
  • Label: EMI/Angel
  • Writers: music by John Kander, lyrics by Fred Ebb
  • Performers: David Hyde Pierce, Debra Monk and the original Broadway cast.
  • Miscellaneous: The album will be recorded March 26 and produced by Jay David Saks and executive produced by Bill Rosenfield.

110 in the Shade (2007 Broadway Revival)

  • Release: June 5
  • Label: PS Classics
  • Writers: music by Harvey Schmidt, lyrics by Tom Jones
  • Performers: Audra McDonald, John Cullum, Steve Kazee and the 2007 Broadway revival cast.
  • Miscellaneous: The album was recorded April 23.

Magic Tree House (Studio Cast)

  • Release: June 5
  • Label: PS Classics/Barnes and Noble
  • Writers: music by Randy Courts, lyrics by Courts and Will Osborne
  • Performers: Cass Morgan, Donna Bullock.
  • Miscellaneous: This musical adaptation of the popular children's book will be produced on stage later in 2007.

High Fidelity

  • Release: May 15
  • Label: Sh-K-Boom Records
  • Writers: music by Tom Kitt and lyrics by Amanda Green
  • Performers: Will Chase, Jenn Colella and the original Broadway cast.
  • Miscellaneous: The album was recorded Nov. 20.

Face the Music (2007 Encores! cast)

  • Release: May 23
  • Label: DRG Records
  • Writers: music and lyrics by Irving Berlin
  • Performers: Jeffry Denman, Meredith Patterson, Lee Wilkof, Judy Kaye, Walter Bobbie and the 2007 Encores! cast.
  • Miscellaneous: This recording is produced for records by Joel Moss and Curtis Moore.

Evil Dead: The Musical

  • Release: April 24
  • Label: Time Life
  • Writers: lyrics by George Reinblatt, music by Frank Cipolla, Christopher Bond, Melissa Morris and Reinblatt
  • Performers: the 2006 Off-Broadway cast.
  • Miscellaneous: The album was recorded Dec. 17.

The Bubbly Black Girl Sheds Her Chameleon Skin

  • Release: April 3
  • Label: Ghostlight Records
  • Writers: music and lyrics by Kirsten Childs
  • Performers: LaChanze, Jerry Dixon, Darius de Haas, Felicia Finley and the original Off-Broadway cast.
  • Miscellaneous: This recording is produced for records by Joel Moss and Curtis Moore.

Fame Becomes Me

Grey Gardens (Original Broadway Cast)

  • Release: March 27
  • Label: PS Classics
  • Writers: music by Scott Frankel and lyrics by Michael Korie
  • Performers: Christine Ebersole and the original Broadway cast.
  • Miscellaneous: Recorded Feb. 13, this new CD replaces the world premiere recording and will include the changes made to the score for the show's Broadway incarnation.

The Brain From Planet X

  • Release: Feb. 27
  • Label: Kritzerland
  • Writers: music and lyrics by Bruce Kimmel.
  • Performers: Kevin Spirtas, Alet Taylor, Lauren Rubin, Cason Murphy, Merrill Grant, Benjamin Clark and Egbert Bernard.

A Little Midsummer Night's Music

  • Release: Feb. 6
  • Label: PS Classics
  • Writers: music by GrooveLily (Valerie Vigoda, Brendan Milburn and Gene Lewin) and lyrics by GrooveLily and William Shakespeare
  • Performers: Valerie Vigoda, Brendan Milburn and Gene Lewin.
  • Miscellaneous: This recording features songs and original suites taken from the 2006 McCarter and Paper Mill Theatre productions of A Midsummer Night's Dream.

Company (2006 Broadway revival)

  • Release: Feb. 13
  • Label: Nonesuch/PS Classics
  • Writers: music and lyrics by Stephen Sondheim
  • Performers: Raul Esparza and the 2006 Broadway cast.
  • Miscellaneous: The album will be recorded Dec. 18-19 and produced by Tommy Krasker.

Happy End

  • Release: Jan. 30
  • Label: Ghostlight Records
  • Writers: music by Kurt Weill and words by Bertolt Brecht.
  • Performers: Linda Mugleston and the cast of the 2006 American Conservatory Theater (San Francisco) production.

Loving Repeating

  • Release: Jan. 9
  • Label: Jay Records
  • Writers: music by Stephen Flaherty and words by Gertrude Stein.
  • Performers: The cast of the 2006 Chicago About Face Theatre and the Museum of Contemporary Art production.

Other Recordings: Adam Brazier: Reflect - June 18
Barbra Streisand: Live in Concert 2006 - Columbia - May 8
Barbara Cook: No One is Alone - DRG
Kurt Weill in America - Adreasong- April 23
Broadway Scene Stealers: The Women - Masterworks Broadway - April 3
Broadway Scene Stealers: The Men - Masterworks Broadway - April 3
Georgia Stitt: This Ordinary Thursday - PS Classics - April 10
Judy Garland: The Letter - DRG - March 13


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