New Maria Friedman Recording, Celebrating the British Songbook, Due April 13

News   New Maria Friedman Recording, Celebrating the British Songbook, Due April 13
Olivier Award winner Maria Friedman releases her latest solo recording April 13.
Re-arranged star Maria Friedman
Re-arranged star Maria Friedman Photo by Alistair Muir

Friedman, who made her Broadway bow in The Woman in White, has recorded a new disc based on a concert act that she debuted in February 2009 at London's Shaw Theatre. Entitled "Maria Friedman Celebrates the Great British Songbook," the recording features musical direction by Jason Carr. The complete track listing for "Maria Friedman Celebrates the Great British Songbook" follows:

Opening Medley: Spread A Little Happiness/Smile/If I Ruled The World
I Sit In The Sun
Georgy Girl/Downtown
As If We Never Said Goodbye
Alone Again Naturally
The Boy In The Gallery/Mad About The Boy
Norwegian Wood/Eleanor Rigby
A Garden
If Love Were All
War Medley: Part 1: It's A Long Way To Tipperary/Sister Susie's Sewing Shirts For Soldiers
Part 2: The White Cliffs Of Dover/Dido's Lament
What Kind Of Fool Am I
We'll Meet Again
Diamonds Are Forever (Bonus Hidden Track)

Maria Friedman won Olivier Awards for her roles in Passion, Ragtime and the earlier version of her concert show, By Special Arrangement. Other leading roles include appearances in the West End in Chicago, Blues in the Night and The Woman in White (subsequently re-creating her performance at Broadway's Marquis Theatre), as well as Lady in the Dark and Sunday in the Park with George, both at the National Theatre.

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