Gallagher, Keenan-Bolger, Chase and Orfeh Return for Second Season of "Battery's Down"

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Jake Wilson's Broadway-inspired web series "The Battery's Down," chronicling the life of a young performer in New York City, will return for a second season on April 1 at 12:01 AM ET.
John Gallagher, Jr.
John Gallagher, Jr. Photo by Aubrey Reuben

Ghostlight Records has announced that it will release the soundtrack for the show's first season on iTunes April 7, and it will also be available at GhostlightRecords. Contributing composers include Benj Pasek and Justin Paul (Edges, Johnny and the Sprites), Laurence O'Keefe (Legally Blonde), David Kirshenbaum (Vanities, Summer of '42), Josh Salzman and Ryan Cunningham (I Love You Because), and Ryan Scott Oliver and Kirsten A. Guenther (Alive at Ten). Regulars who will return for season two of "The Battery's Down" include Tony Award winner John Gallagher, Jr. (Spring Awakening, Rabbit Hole), Tyler Maynard (The Little Mermaid, Altar Boyz), Andrew Keenan-Bolger (Mary Poppins, Spelling Bee), Cortney Wolfson (Legally Blonde, Les Miserables), Dani Spieler (Legally Blonde), Nina Sturtz and Ana Nogueira (Knives and Other Sharp Objects).

Featured among the returning guest stars are Tony nominee Orfeh (Legally Blonde), Will Chase (Story of My Life, Rent), Brynn O'Malley (Wicked, Hairspray), Andy Karl (9 to 5, Legally Blonde), Deidre Goodwin (A Chorus Line, Nine), Carly Jibson (Cry-Baby, Hairspray), Dana Steingold (Spelling Bee), Andrew Arrington (The Lion King, Spelling Bee), Eric Roediger (Spelling Bee), Jay Russell (Our Town), Sas Goldberg (Stunning) and Kyle Harris.

Connor Gallagher (Perez Hilton Saves The Universe) directs and choreographs the second season, which will celebrate its premiere with a party at Sardi's on March 31. The 9 PM event is open to the public.

Created by and starring University of Michigan graduate Wilson, "The Battery's Down" made its online premiere Feb. 1, 2008, with a slew of Broadway talent in tow.

New episodes of "The Battery's Down" will premiere at 12:01 AM on the first of each month. To view the series, visit TheBatterysDown.

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