Upcoming Cast Recordings

By Jennifer Nason-Brown
16 Sep 2014

Upcoming and recent cast album releases (and significant Broadway-related recordings).


Venice (Off-Broadway)

  • Release: September 23, 2014
  • Label: Ghostlight Records
  • Writers: Music by Matt Sax / Lyrics by Matt Sax and Eric Rosen / Additional Music by Curtis Moore
  • Performers: Uzo Aduba, Jennifer Damiano, Emilee Dupre, Claybourne Elder, Semhar Ghebremichael, Jonathan David, Leslie Odom Jr., Victoria Platt, Angela Polk, Devin L. Roberts, Matt Sax, Haaz Sleiman, Manuel Stark



  • Cabaret
  • Les Misérables



The Black Monk

  • Release: TBA
  • 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, This album was recorded on May 25.

Back in the Day

  • Release: TBA
  • Writers: music and lyrics by Lance Horne
  • Performers: Cast of the Cape Cod Repertory Theatre production
  • Miscellaneous: This album was recorded September 26, 2009.

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.


Hedwig and the Angry Inch

  • Release: June 12, 2014 (digitally) / July 15, 2014 (in-store)
  • Label: Atlantic Records
  • Writers: music and lyrics by Stephen Trask
  • Performers: Neil Patrick Harris and Lena Hall

Lady Day at Emerson's Bar and Grill

  • Release: July 15, 2014
  • Label: P.S. Classics
  • Writers: Billie Holiday
  • Performers: Audra McDonald

Heathers: The Musical

  • Release: June 17, 2014 (in-store)
  • Label: Yellow Sound Label
  • Writers: Laurence O'Keefe and Kevin Murphy
  • Performers: Barrett Wilbert Weed, Ryan McCartan, Elle McLemore, and the rest of the original off-Broadway cast.

Love's Labour's Lost

  • Release: June 3, 2014 (digitally) / July 8, 2014 (in-store)
  • Label: Ghostlight Records
  • Writers: Michael Friedman and Alex Timbers
  • Performers: Daniel Breaker, Kevin Del Aguila, Colin Donnell, Rachel Dratch, Andrew Durand, Kimiko Glenn, Jeff Hiller, Rebecca Naomi Jones, Justin Levine, Patti Murin, Lucas Near-Verbrugghe, Bryce Pinkham, Charlie Pollock, Caesar Samayoa, Maria Thayer, Audrey Lynn Weston, Michael R. Douglass, and Bradley Gibson.

Bullets Over Broadway

  • Release: June 3, 2014 (digitally) / June 10, 2014 (in-store)
  • Label: Masterworks Broadway
  • Writers: Various
  • Performers: Zach Braff, Marin Mazzie, Vincent Pastore, Betsy Wolfe, Brooks Ashmanskas, Lenny Wolpe, Helene Yorke, Nick Cordero, Karen Ziemba and the rest of the original Broadway cast.


  • Release: June 3, 2014
  • Label: Masterworks Broadway
  • Writers: music by Tom Kitt, lyrics by Brian Yorkey
  • Performers: Idina Menzel, LaChanze, Anthony Rapp, James Snyder, Jerry Dixon, Jenn Colella, Jason Tam, Tamika Lawrence and the rest of the original Broadway Cast.


  • Release: May 27, 2014 (digitally) / June 17, 2014 (in-store)
  • Label: Walt Disney Records
  • Writers: Music by Alan Menken, lyrics by Howard Ashman and Tim Rice, additional lyrics by Chad Beguelin
  • Performers: James Monroe Iglehart, Adam Jacobs, Courtney Reed, Jonathan Freeman and the rest of the original Broadway cast.


  • Release: May 27, 2014
  • Label: UMe
  • Writers: Stephen Flaherty and Lynn Ahrens
  • Performers: Andy Karl, Margo Seibert, Terence Archie and the rest of the original Broadway Cast.

Beautiful: The Carole King Musical

  • Release: March 18, 2014 (digitally) / May 13 (in-store)
  • Label: Ghostlight Records
  • Writers: Gerry Goffin/Carole King and Barry Mann/Cynthia Weil
  • Performers: Jessie Mueller, Jake Epstein, Anika Larsen, Jarrod Spector and the rest of the original Broadway cast.

The Bridges of Madison County

  • Release: April 15, 2014 (digitally) / May 19, 2014 (in-store)
  • Label: Ghostlight Records
  • Writers: Jason Robert Brown
  • Performers: Kelli O'Hara, Steven Pasquale, Hunter Foster, Cass Morgan and the rest of the original Broadway cast.


  • Release: May 20, 2014 (digitally) / June 3, 2014 (in-store)
  • Label: PS Classics
  • Writers: music by Jeanine Tesori / lyrics by Brian Crawley
  • Performers: Sutton Foster, Colin Donnell, Alexander Gemignani, Joshua Henry and the rest of the original Broadway Cast.

Here Lies Love (Off-Broadway)

  • Release: May 6, 2014 (digitally & in-store)
  • Label: Nonesuch Records
  • Writers: David Byrne and Fatboy Slim
  • Performers: Ruthie Ann Miles, Jose Llana and rest of original off-Broadway cast.

A Gentleman's Guide To Love and Murder

  • Release: April 1, 2014 (in-store)
  • Label: Ghostlight Records
  • Writers: Music by Steven Lutvak and Lyrics by Robert L. Freedman and Steven Lutvak
  • Performers: Jefferson Mays, Bryce Pinkham and the original Broadway cast.


Other Recordings:

  • Ann Hampton Callaway - From Sassy to Divine: The Sarah Vaughan Project - Shanachie Entertainment - September 16, 2014
  • Betty Buckley - Ghostlight - Palmetto Records - September 16, 2014
  • Michael Mott - Where The Sky Ends: The Songs of Michael Mott - Broadway Records - June 17, 2014
  • Scott Alan - Anything Worth Holding On To - Scott Alan - May 6, 2014
  • Alison Fraser - Tennessee Williams: Words and Music - Ghostlight Records - April 8, 2014
  • Ramin Karimloo - The Road to Find Out East - Big Hand Recordings - April 7, 2014
  • Jarrod Spector - A Little Help From My Friends: Live At 54 Below - Broadway Records - March 25, 2014
  • Sherrie Renee Scott - All Will Be Well (The Piece of Meat Studio Sessions) - Sh-K-Boom Records - March 25, 2014