Stephanie J. Block, Betsy Wolfe and Jessie Mueller Will Sing at Barnes & Noble Mystery of Edwin Drood CD Event
By Andrew Gans
The 86th Street Barnes & Noble will host the March 8 cast album release event for the new 2012 Broadway cast recording of Roundabout Theatre Company’s acclaimed production of The Mystery of Edwin Drood.
Hosted by composer-lyricist Rupert Holmes, the event will begin at 4:30 PM.
Part of the "Live at Barnes and Noble" series, the afternoon will feature appearances by the full cast with performances by Stephanie J. Block, Betsy Wolfe and Jessie Mueller singing favorites such as “Perfect Strangers,” “Murderer’s Confession” and “The Writing on the Wall.”
Afterwards, Holmes and the principal cast will autograph the new recording, which is available on the DRG Records label.
Barnes & Noble is located at 150 East 86th St. at Lexington.
The Broadway company includes Stephanie J. Block (Edwin Drood), Will Chase (John Jasper), Gregg Edelman (Reverend Mr. Crisparkle), Jim Norton (Chairman) and Chita Rivera (Princess Puffer) with Andrew Samonsky (Neville Landless), Jessie Mueller (Helena Landless), Erin Davie (Rosa Bud), Nicholas Barasch (Deputy), Peter Benson (Bazzard), Robert Creighton (Durdles), Alison Cimmet, Nick Corley, Janine DiVita, Jenifer Foote, Justin Greer, Shannon Lewis, Spencer Plachy, Kiira Schmidt, Eric Sciotto, Jim Walton.
Tickets for the musical are available by calling Roundabout Ticket Services at (212) 719-1300, online at www.roundabouttheatre.org or at the Studio 54 box office (254 West 54th Street).
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