Wonderland Troupe Will Record Cast Album Prior to Broadway Launch

News   Wonderland Troupe Will Record Cast Album Prior to Broadway Launch
 
Wonderland, the new Broadway musical that reinvents "Alice in Wonderland" for the 21st century, will get a cast album from Masterworks Broadway. The score by composer Frank Wildhorn and lyricist Jack Murphy will be recorded March 6 for a release in May.

Kate Shindle
Kate Shindle Photo by Michal Daniel

The album of Wonderland — A New Alice. A New Musical. will be produced by Frank Wildhorn, David Lai and Jason Howland.

Previews for Wonderland begin March 21 at the Marquis Theatre. It opens April 17. Gregory Boyd directs.

According to the producers, "A new spin on the classic story of Alice and her Looking-Glass world, Wonderland is about a modern-day woman who goes on a life-changing adventure far below the streets of New York City, where a colorful cast of strange but familiar characters help her rediscover what's really important. Featuring a fresh, contemporary pop score from the creator of Jekyll and Hyde, Wonderland arrives on Broadway this spring following two sold-out national stage premieres."

Masterworks Broadway is a label of Sony Masterworks. For email updates and information on Masterworks Broadway, visit www.masterworksbroadway.com. For more information on the musical, visit www.WonderlandOnBroadway.com.

Wonderland stars Janet Dacal (In the Heights) as Alice, Darren Ritchie (Little Shop of Horrors, Thoroughly Modern Millie) as White Knight, E. Clayton Cornelious (The Scottsboro Boys, A Chorus Line) as Caterpillar, Jose Llana (Spelling Bee, Flower Drum Song) as El Gato, Karen Mason (Hairspray, Mamma Mia!) as Queen of Hearts, Kate Shindle (Legally Blonde, Cabaret, Jekyll and Hyde) as Mad Hatter, Carly Rose Sonenclar (Les Misérables, Little House on the Prairie) as Chloe, Edward Staudenmayer (Spamalot, Martin Short: Fame Becomes Me) as White Rabbit and Danny Stiles (Regional productions of Guys and Dolls and Sister Act: The Musical) as Morris.

The show's book is by Gregory Boyd and Jack Murphy. Choreography is by Marguerite Derricks.

Carly Rose Sonenclar, Janet Dacal and Darren Ritchie
Carly Rose Sonenclar, Janet Dacal and Darren Ritchie Photo by Michal Daniel
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