Hamilton and Fun Home Heard on Annual "Carols for a Cure" CD, on Sale Today!

News   Hamilton and Fun Home Heard on Annual "Carols for a Cure" CD, on Sale Today!
Casts and musicians from current Broadway shows are showcased on "Broadway’s Carols for a Cure, Volume 17," featuring traditional and original holiday songs to benefit Broadway Cares/Equity Fights AIDS. The recording goes on sale Nov. 2.

The two-CD 2015 recording will feature performers from Hamilton, Chicago, Kinky Boots and more. "Broadway's Carols for a Cure, Volume 17" can be ordered for only $25 through BC/EFA at BroadwayCares.org or by calling (212) 840-0770 ext. 238, Monday-Friday, 10 AM - 5 PM EST.

Here's a sampling: Leslie Odom, Jr. and Okieriete Onaodowan of Hamilton lead singers on a new version of "Joy to the World" that includes a spoken section about America during Colonial Times. Beth Malone, Joel Perez, Lauren Patten, Jim Stanek, Emily Skeggs, Kally Duling of Fun Home sing "Home's with You." Singers from Chicago perform an original song, "Christmas in Fishnets," while School of Rock goes for a lesser-known classic, "Mary, Did You Know?"

Here is a complete track list:

1. Beautiful: The Carole King Musical - "Christmas Vacation"
2. Hamilton - "Joy to the World"
3. Elf - "Happy All the Time"
4. Finding Neverland - "Go Tell It on the Mountain"
5. Matilda The Musical - "A Crunchem Hall Christmas"
6. At This Performances... - "We Three Cool Kings"
7. The King and I - "Auld Lang Syne"/"River"
8. The Phantom of the Opera - "I Saw Three Ships"
9. Dames at Sea - "Sign of the Dove"
10. Chicago - "Christmas in Fishnets" DISC 2
1. Kinky Boots - "One Little Christmas Tree"
2. Fun Home - "Home’s with You"
3. A Gentleman's Guide to Love & Murder - "O Holy Night"
4. Les Misérables - "One Star"
5. School of Rock - "Mary, Did You Know?"
6. Aladdin - "God Rest Ye Merry Gentlemen"
7. Amazing Grace - "The First Noel"
8. Wicked - "Ave Maria"/"I Heard the Bells"
9. Something Rotten! - "12 Days of a Something Rotten Christmas!"

Broadway Cares/Equity Fights AIDS is one of the nation’s leading industry-based, nonprofit AIDS fundraising and grant-making organizations. By drawing upon the talents, resources and generosity of the American theatre community, since 1988 BC/EFA has raised more than $250 million for essential services for people with AIDS and other critical illnesses across the United States.

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