Upcoming Cast Recordings

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

FORTHCOMING

Road Show

9 to 5

  • Release: July 14
  • Label: Dolly Records
  • Writers: music and lyrics by Dolly Parton.
  • Performers: Allison Janney, Stephanie J. Block, Megan Hilty and the 2009 original Broadway cast.
  • Miscellaneous: The recording is produced by Stephen Oremus and Dolly Parton.

My Vaudeville Man!

  • Release: Spring 2009
  • Writers: music by Bob Johnston and lyrics by Johnston and Jeff Hochhauser.
  • Performers: Karen Murphy and Shonn Wiley.
  • Miscellaneous: Based on the 2008 York Theatre Company production, the CD was recorded Jan. 2.

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Rooms

  • Release: Spring 2009
  • Label: Time Life
  • Writers: music and lyrics by Paul Scott Goodman.
  • Performers: Leslie Kritzer and Doug Kreeger.
  • Miscellaneous: The recording is produced by Robert Sher and producing associate Brandon Wardell.

Gutenberg! The Musical!

The Black Monk

  • Release: Fall 2009
  • Writers: music and lyrics by Wendy Kesselman.
  • Performers: Austin Pendleton, Elon Rutberg, Julie Craig and Scott Robertson.
  • Miscellaneous: Based on the 2008 Off-Broadway production, the CD was recorded May 25.

Tomorrow Morning

  • Release: TBA
  • Writers: music and lyrics by Laurence Mark Wythe.
  • Performers: Charissa Armon, Michael Mahler, Jonathan Rayson and Emily Thompson.
  • Miscellaneous: The cast recording is based on the Chicago-premiere staging at the Greenhouse Theatre.

Back in the Day

  • Release: TBA
  • Writers: music and lyrics by Lance Horne.
  • Performers: Cast of the Cap Cod Repertory Theatre production.
  • Miscellaneous: The CD was recorded Sept. 26.

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.

No Recording Announced: Happiness


Other Recordings:

Listen: Songs by Our Time Theatre Company - Sh-K-Boom - June 23


AVAILABLE NOW

Chess in Concert

West Side Story (2009 Broadway Cast)

  • Release: June 2
  • Label: Sony Masterworks
  • Writers: music by Leonard Bernstein and lyrics by Stephen Sondheim.
  • Performers: Matt Cavenaugh, Josefina Scaglione, Karen Olivo, Cody Green, George Akram and the 2009 Broadway cast.
  • Miscellaneous: Spanish translations of "I Feel Pretty" and "A Boy Like That/I Have a Love" are by Lin-Manuel Miranda.

Rock of Ages

  • Release: June 2 (digitally), July 7 (CD release)
  • Label: New Line Records
  • Writers: music and lyrics by various.
  • Performers: Constantine Maroulis, Amy Spanger, James Carpinello and the original Broadway cast.

The Story of My Life

  • Release: June 2
  • Label: PS Classics
  • Writers: music and lyrics by Neil Bartram.
  • Performers: Will Chase and Malcolm Gets.
  • Miscellaneous: The album was recorded March 13.

Hair (2009 Broadway Cast)

  • Release: May 26 (iTunes release); June 23 (CD release)
  • Label: Ghostlight Records
  • Writers: music by Galt MacDermot and lyrics by Gerome Ragni and James Rado.
  • Performers: Will Swenson, Gavin Creel and the 2009 Broadway cast.
  • Miscellaneous: The recording includes the curtain-call reprises of the musical's title song and "Let the Sun Shine In."

The Toxic Avenger

  • Release: May 5
  • Label: Time Life
  • Writers: music by David Bryan, lyrics by Joe DiPietro.
  • Performers: Nancy Opel, Sara Chase, Nick Cordero, Demond Green and Matt Saldivar.

Next to Normal

Sleeping Beauty Wakes

  • Release: March 31 (online and iTunes release); April 21 (CD release)
  • Label: PS Classics
  • Writers: music and lyrics by Brendan Milburn and Valerie Vigoda (Groovelily)
  • Performers: Milburn, Vigoda and Gene Lewin.

Shrek - The Musical

Liza's at the Palace

  • Release: Feb. 3
  • Label: Hybrid Recordings
  • Writers: Various.
  • Performer: Liza Minnelli.
  • Miscellaneous: The album was recorded Jan. 8.

Allegro (2009 Recording)

Forbidden Broadway Goes to Rehab

  • Release: Jan. 11
  • Label: DRG
  • Writers: Lyrics by Gerard Alessandrini.
  • Performers: Christina Bianco, James Donegan, Gina Kreiezmar and Michael West.
  • Miscellaneous: The album was recorded Jan. 8.

Other Recordings: House of Flowers (1968 Off-Broadway revival) - Kritzerland - June
DisinHAIRited (reissue) - Masterworks Broadway - April
Hazel Flagg (reissue) - Masterworks Broadway - April
Jimmy (reissue) - Masterworks Broadway - April
The Last Sweet Days of Isaac (reissue) - Masterworks Broadway - April
Let It Ride! (reissue) - Masterworks Broadway - April
New Faces of 1952 (reissue) - Masterworks Broadway - April
New Faces of 1956 (reissue) - Masterworks Broadway - April
The Threepenny Opera (reissue) - Masterworks Broadway - April
Joe Traina: Ten by Eleven
As Time Goes By: The Best of Andrea Marcovicci
Ute Lemper: Between Today and Tomorrow - May 5
Stephanie J. Block: This Place I Know - PS Classics - June 2
Malcolm Gets: The Journey Home - June 2
Gypsy: 50th Anniversary Edition - Masterworks Broadway - May 5
The King and I (1964) - Masterworks Broadway
Flower Drum Song (1958) - Masterworks Broadway
The Rodgers and Hammerstein Songbook - Masterworks Broadway
Elaine Paige Live: Celebrating a Life on Stage
Illya Darling (remastered) - Kritzerland - May
Steven Pasquale: Somethin' Like Love - PS Classics - April 21
Cortés Alexander: Swell - March 16