By Adam Hetrick
28 Jun 2011
Ghostlight Records releases the 17-track album of the musical from the Tony-winning songwriting team behind Hairspray, which was recorded April 4 and 18. Marc Shaiman (music/co-lyricist) and Scott Wittman (co-lyricist) authored the score.
Shaiman and Wittman are set to join Tony Award winner Norbert Leo Butz, Aaron Tveit and Kerry Butler for a performance and discussion with New York Drama Critics Circle president Adam Feldman at the 92Y Tribeca at noon.
Shaiman, Wittman, Butz, Tveit and Butler will then head uptown to take part in the 4 PM event at the Upper East Side Barnes and Noble, which will also feature performances. Also in attendance will be cast members Linda Hart, Rachel de Benedet and Nick Wyman, who will sign copies of the Ghostlight Records original cast album of the Tony-nominated musical.
The principal cast includes Tveit (Next to Normal, Wicked) as Frank Abagnale, Jr., Tony Award winner Butz (Dirty Rotten Scoundrels, Is He Dead?) as FBI Fraud Agent Carl Hanratty, Tom Wopat (Sondheim on Sondheim, Annie Get Your Gun) as Frank Sr., Butler (Xanadu, Hairspray) as Brenda, De Benedet (Dirty Rotten Scoundrels) as Paula Abagnale, Hart (Hairspray) as Carol Strong and Wyman (Tale of Two Cities) as Roger Strong.
The track list follows:
"Live In Living Color"
"The Pinstripes Are All That They See"
"Someone Else’s Skin"
"Don’t Break The Rules"
"Butter Outta Cream"
"The Man Inside The Clues"
"Christmas Is My Favorite Time Of Year"
"Don’t Be A Stranger"
"Little Boy, Be A Man"
"(Our) Family Tree"
"Fly, Fly Away"
"Stuck Together (Strange But True)"
Bonus: "Fifty Checks"
The Upper East Side Barnes and Noble is located at 150 86th Street at Lexington Ave.
Watch a musical preview of the show: