Clinton the Musical Cast Album Gets Digital Release Oct. 30

News   Clinton the Musical Cast Album Gets Digital Release Oct. 30
Ghostlight Records will release the original cast album of Off-Broadway's Clinton the Musical in digital format in the U.S. on Oct. 30, and in CD form and international digital form on Nov. 20.

The musical, which ran April 9 through June 21 of this year at New World Stages, starred Tony nominee Kerry Butler (Xanadu) as Hillary, as well as Tom Galantich (Tail! Spin!, Dirty Rotten Scoundrels) and Duke LaFoon (MONICA! The Musical) as the two different sides of President Clinton.

The show was recorded May 19.

Clinton the Musical, a satirical portrayal of the 42nd president, has book, music and lyrics by Paul Hodge, book by Paul Hodge and Michael Hodge, direction and choreography were by Tony Award nominee Dan Knechtges with musical direction by James Dobinson and orchestrations by Neil Douglas Reilly.

The cast recording also featured Emmy Award winner Judy Gold as Eleanor Roosevelt, John Treacy Egan (Nice Work If You Can Get It, Sister Act) as Newt Gingrich, Veronica J. Kuehn (Mamma Mia!, Avenue Q) as Monica Lewinsky, Kevin Zak (Silence! The Musical) as Kenneth Starr with Kara Guy (National Tour: Footloose), Dale Hensley (La Cage aux Folles, The Drowsy Chaperone), Rob Richardson (Jekyll & Hyde, A Tale of Two Cities), and Gretchen Wylder (Bedbugs!!!, Til Divorce Do Us Part).

The show was produced by Kari Lynn Hearn of CoolChic Productions and executive-produced by Ken Davenport. The creative team included Tony Award winner Beowulf Boritt (scenic design), Tony Award nominee David C. Woolard (costume Design) and Paul Miller (lighting design), along with Peter Fitzgerald (sound design), Tom Watson (hair and wig Design), James Dobinson (musical direction), Michael Rico Cohen (production stage manager) and Neil Douglas Reilly (orchestrations).

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