Sunday, February 16, 2014

SHOW MUSIC FUTURE RELEASES

In this page you'll find information about future CDs, DVDs and Blu-ray releases regarding stage and movie musicals. Please keep in mind that many of these future releases may not be released as soon as planned, and a few of those will probably be postponed (some indefinitely).

RECENT ADDITIONS - Last update: 17.11.2017

ESCAPE TO MARGARITAVILLE – Original Broadway Cast recording featuring Paul Alexander Nolan, Alison Luff, Lisa Howard, Eric Petersen, Rema Webb, Don Sparks, Andre Ward, Matt Allen, Tessa Alves, Sara Andreas, Tiffany Adeline Cole, Marjorie Failoni, Samantha Farrow, Steven Good, Angela Grovey, Albert Guerzon, Autumn Guzzardi, Keely Hutton, Justin Keats, Mike Millan, Justin Mortelliti, Ryann Redmond, Julius Anthony Rubio, Nick Sanchez, Ian Michael Stuart and Brett Thiele. The score score features original songs along with many of Jimmy Buffett's classics. Release date: 2018

BELLA: AN AMERICAN TALL TALE – Original Off-Broadway Cast album of the Kirsten Child musical. Starring Ashley D. Kelley, Yurel Echezarreta, Kenite R. Miller, Paolo Montalban, Gabrielle Reyes, Marinda Anderson, Brandon Gill, Olli Haaskivi, Kevin Massey, Jo´Nathan Michael, Britton Smith and Natasha Yvette Williams. Release date: 2018

EXPRESSO BONGO – Original London Cast recording of the 1958 musical starring Paul Scofield, James Kenney, Millicent Martin, Meier Tzelniker, Hy Hazell and Elizabeth Ashley. Music by David Heneker & Monty Norman and lyrics by Julian More, David Heneker & Monty Norman. Pre-order at Kritzerland. Release date: December 2017

HIGH TOR – Original Soundtrack of the 1956 CBS TV film starring Julie Andrews, Bing Crosby, Nancy Olson and Everett Sloane. Music by Arthur Schwartz and lyrics by Maxwell Anderson. Pre-order at Stage Door Records. Release date: December 2017

THE BAND’S VISIT – Original Broadway Cast recording of the new David Yazbek musical. Featuring Katrina Lenk, Tony Shalhoub, George Abud, Etai Benson, John Cariani, Adam Kantor, Andrew Polk, Ari'el Stachel, Bill Army, Rachel Prather, Jonathan Raviv, Sharone Sayegh, Kristen Sieh and  Alok Tewari. Release date: 2018

PRINCE OF BROADWAY - Original Broadway Cast album with songs written for Hal Prince directed/produced shows,  plus original songs by Jason Robert Brown. Starring Chuck Cooper, Janet Dacal, Bryonha Marie Parham, Emily Skinner, Brandon Uranowitz, Kaley Ann Voorhees, Michael Xavier, Tony Yazbeck, and Karen Ziemba. Release date: 2017

FROZEN – Original Broadway Cast recording of the stage adaptation of Disney's animation movie. Music and lyrics by Kristen Anderson-Lopez and Robert Lopez. Starring Caissie Levy, Patti Murin, Greg Hildreth, Robert Creighton, John Riddle and Jelani Aladdin. Release date: April 2018

FUTURE RELEASES IN ALPHABETICAL ORDER


THE BALLAD OF LITTLE JO – Original Two River Theater Cast recording of the musical with a by Mike Reid and Sarah Schlesinger. Featuring Teal Wicks, Eric William Morris, Jane Bruce  and Daniel K. Isaac. Release date: November 2017

THE BAND’S VISIT – Original Broadway Cast recording of the new David Yazbek musical. Featuring Katrina Lenk, Tony Shalhoub, George Abud, Etai Benson, John Cariani, Adam Kantor, Andrew Polk, Ari'el Stachel, Bill Army, Rachel Prather, Jonathan Raviv, Sharone Sayegh, Kristen Sieh and  Alok Tewari. Release date: 2018

BEFORE AFTER – Studio Cast recording featuring Caroline Sheen and Hadley Fraser. Music by Stuart Matthew Price and lyrics by Timothy Knapman. Release date: 2017

BELLA: AN AMERICAN TALL TALE – Original Off-Broadway Cast album of the Kirsten Child musical. Starring Ashley D. Kelley, Yurel Echezarreta, Kenite R. Miller, Paolo Montalban, Gabrielle Reyes, Marinda Anderson, Brandon Gill, Olli Haaskivi, Kevin Massey, Jo´Nathan Michael, Britton Smith and Natasha Yvette Williams. Release date: 2018

ERNEST SHACKLETON LOVES ME - Original Cast recording of the musical with music by by Brendan Milburn and lyrics by Val Vigoda. Starring Val Vigoda and Wade McCollum. Release date: 2017

ESCAPE TO MARGARITAVILLE – Original Broadway Cast recording featuring Paul Alexander Nolan, Alison Luff, Lisa Howard, Eric Petersen, Rema Webb, Don Sparks, Andre Ward, Matt Allen, Tessa Alves, Sara Andreas, Tiffany Adeline Cole, Marjorie Failoni, Samantha Farrow, Steven Good, Angela Grovey, Albert Guerzon, Autumn Guzzardi, Keely Hutton, Justin Keats, Mike Millan, Justin Mortelliti, Ryann Redmond, Julius Anthony Rubio, Nick Sanchez, Ian Michael Stuart and Brett Thiele. The score score features original songs along with many of Jimmy Buffett's classics. Release date: 2018

EXPRESSO BONGO – Original London Cast recording of the 1958 musical starring Paul Scofield, James Kenney, Millicent Martin, Meier Tzelniker, Hy Hazell and Elizabeth Ashley. Music by David Heneker & Monty Norman and lyrics by Julian More, David Heneker & Monty Norman. Pre-order at Kritzerland. Release date: December 2017

FROZEN – Original Broadway Cast recording of the stage adaptation of Disney's animation movie. Music and lyrics by Kristen Anderson-Lopez and Robert Lopez. Starring Caissie Levy, Patti Murin, Greg Hildreth, Robert Creighton, John Riddle and Jelani Aladdin. Release date: April 2018

HIGH TOR – Original Soundtrack of the 1956 CBS TV film starring Julie Andrews, Bing Crosby, Nancy Olson and Everett Sloane. Music by Arthur Schwartz and lyrics by Maxwell Anderson. Pre-order at Stage Door Records. Release date: December 2017

IOWA – Original Cast recording of the new musical by Jenny Schwartz and Todd Almond. Release date: June 2017

JUNIE B. JONES THE MUSICAL CAST ALBUM – First-ever recording of the Off-Broadway musical with a score by Zina Goldrich & Marcy Heisler. Featuring Lori Casteel, Ericka Aubrey, Scott Baker, Galen Fott, Sarah Bailey, Shelean Newman, David Wise, Chris Lee, Emily Webb, Garris Wimmer, and Shane McConnell. Release date: 2017


PRINCE OF BROADWAY - Original Broadway Cast album with songs written for Hal Prince directed/produced shows,  plus original songs by Jason Robert Brown. Starring Chuck Cooper, Janet Dacal, Bryonha Marie Parham, Emily Skinner, Brandon Uranowitz, Kaley Ann Voorhees, Michael Xavier, Tony Yazbeck, and Karen Ziemba. Release date: 2017

SOUTH PACIFIC - DVD and Blu-ray release of the Lincoln Center Theater production presented in Australia and filmed live. Starring Lisa McCune, Teddy Tahu Rhodes, Kate Ceberano, Eddie Perfect, Daniel Koek, Celina Yuen, John O'May, Jeremy Stanford, John Xintavelonis and Rowan Witt. Musical staging by Christopher Gattelli. Release date: 2017

FOREVER POSTPONED OR CANCELLED

42ND STREET - JAY's complete studio cast of the Harry Warren & Al Dubin musical.

ANNIE - JAY's complete cast studio cast recording. 

ANYONE CAN WHISTLE - JAY's studio cast recording of the Stephen Sondheim score, starring Maria Friedman, Julia McKenzie and John Barrowman.

BABES IN TOYLAND - Studio Cast recording of the Victor Herbert's 1903 musical conducted by John McGlinn, includes numbers like "March of the Toys", "Go to Sleep, Slumber Deep", "Toyland".

BACK IN THE DAY - Selections from a new musical by Jonathan Larson award winning writer Lance Horne. Featuing the Cape Cod Repertory Theatre cast: Trish LaRose, Kate Pazakis, Ethan Paulini, Matthew Morris, Aaron Libby and Justyn Eldredge.

BANG GOES THE MERINGUE! - Original Cast recording of an earlier Julian Slade (SALAD DAYS) musical.


BIG BANG - Original Cast Recording of the Off-Broadway musical written and featuring Jed Feuer & Boyd Graham.


BOOBS, THE MUSICAL - cast album of the revue of Ruth Wallis songs. 

BRIGADOON - complete Studio Cast recording in two CDs of the Frederick Loewe & Alan Jay Lerner musical.

A CHORUS LINE - Original 2013 London Revival Cast Recording of the Marvin Hamlisch & Edward Kleban musical, starring John Partridge, Scarlett Strallen and Leigh Zimmerman.

COME SPY WITH ME - Original Cast recording of the 1966 Bryan Blackburn's show, starring Danny La Rue and Barbara Windsor.

CYRANO DE BERGERAC - Concept Cast Recording of a new musical with Music by Frank Wildhorn and Lyrics by Leslie Bricusse.

FIDDLER ON THE ROOF - Jay's complete studio cast recording


HOLLER IF YA HEAR ME - Original 2014 Broadway Cast recording of the musical inspired by the music of Tupac Shakur. Featuring Joshua Boone, Dyllon Burnside, Christopher Jackson, John Earl Jelks, Tonya Pinkins, Saycon Sengbloh, Ben Thompson and Saul Williams.


HAVE A HEART - John McGlinn and the London Sinfonietta studio cast recording of the Jerome Kern & P. G. Wodehouse 1917 musical, includes songs like "Napoleon", "I Am All Alone" and "They All Look Alike".

HERRINGBONE - Original Cast recording of the one-man musical Herringbone, starring Tony winner BD Wong. Music by Skip Kennon and Lyrics by Ellen Fitzhugh.

THE HOLIDAY GUYS IN HAPPY MERRY HANU-MAS - Cast recording of the holiday revue starring Marc Kudisch and Jeffry Denman. The album will include songs as "Do You Hear What I Hear," "God Rest Ye Merry, Gentlemen," "Jingle Bells," "Have Yourself A Merry Little Christmas" and "Holly Jolly Christmas”.

JUMBO - this CD of Richard Rodgers & Lorenz Hart score will include radio tracks of the show, cut numbers and other historic material. Miles Kreuger is writing the notes, like he did for the studio cast of SHOW BOAT. The scores includes "The Most Beautiful Girl in the World", "Little Girl Blue" and "My Romance".

LADY MAY - Original Cast recording of an earlier Julian Slade (SALAD DAYS) musical.

LEAVE IT TO JANE - John McGlinn and the London Sinfonietta studio cast recording of the Jerome Kern, Guy Bolton & P. G. Wodehouse musical, starring Jason Graae, Judy Kaye, Rebecca Luker and Alix Korey. The score includes "Cleopatterer", "Sir Galahad" and "The Sun Shines Brighter".


LESTAT - Original Broadway Cast Recording of the Elton John and Bernie Taupin musical. Starring Hugh Panaro, Carolee Carmello, Drew Sarich, Jim Stanek, Roderick Hill, Michael Genet and Allison Fischer.

LOVELY LADIES KIND GENTLEMEN - studio cast recording of the Stan Freeman / Franklin Underwood's musical with Lou Diamond Phillips, Mickey Rooney, Charles Nelson Reilly, John Schneider and Eleanor Cables.

LUCKY GUY - Original Off-Broadway Cast recording starring Kyle Dean Massey, Leslie Jordan, Varla Jean Merman, Jenn Colella, Jim Newman, Savannah Wise, Callan Bergman, Xavier Cano, Wes Hart and Joshua Woodle. Music and Lyrics by Willard Beckham.

METROPOLITA(I)N - Bilingual, socio-political musical revue by Christophe Mirambeau, Ken Bloom and Barry Kleinbort. Cast includes Edwin Cahill, Caroline Defauw, Simon Fortin, Vincent Heded, Liza Michael and Caroline Rolland's.

MILK AND HONEY - Backers Audition Recording with Don Appell giving the entire plot and Jerry Herman accompanying (and singing Molly Picon's songs). A possible two-CD set. 

MISS CHICKEN LITTLE - PS Classic will release a studio cast recording of this 1954 television musical with music by Alec Wilder and lyrcis by William Engvick. 

A MOTHER'S KISSES - studio cast recording of the Richard Adler musical based on Brue Jay Friedman's novel. Although Beatrice Arthur had the leading role, this show closed-on-the-road. Debbie Reynolds will play the role for this recording.

OH, BOY! - Studio Cast recording of the Jerome Kern and Guy Bolton & P. G. Wodehouse's 1917 musical conducted by John McGlinn, includes songs like "Till the Clouds Roll By" and "An Old-Fashioned Wife".

OH, LADY! LADY! - Studio Cast recording of the Jerome Kern and Guy Bolton & P. G. Wodehouse's 1918 musical conducted by John McGlinn, includes songs like "Bill" (heard here for the first time) and "Not Yet".

PEOPLE LIKE US - Cast Recording of the new musical with Lyrics by Todd Almond & Gus Kaikkonen and Music by Todd Almond. Starring Matt Bogart and Pamela Bob.

THE PHILADELPHIA - Studio Cast Recording of the musical by J. Eccleshare. Featuring Sean Hargreaves, Vicki Forrester, Sophie Elliot, Daniel Whitehead, Nicole Thomason, Tom Kirk, Arran Kent, Craig Nixon, James Barber, Emily Cookson and Jonny Pryor.

PRINCE OF GRAND STREET - Cast recording of the 2003 Jewish Repertory Theatre production of this Bob Merrill that closed out of town. Starring Mike Burstyn and Brooke Sunny Moriber.

SHLOMO - Cast Recording of the musical based on the life of the singing rabbi Shlomo Carlebach, starring David Rossmer, Josie de Guzman, Thursday Farrar, Paul Jackel, James Judy, Brooke Moriber, Daniel Rudin, David Reiser, Aaron Kaburick, Jillian Louis, Gary Patent, Luke Rosen, Talya Smilowitz, Noah Solomon and Lauren Weisman. Music by Shlomo Carlebach and Lyrics by David Schechter, with additional material by Carlebach's daughter, Neshama Carlebach.

SHOW BOAT, THE COMPLETE - DVD box-set to include the 1929 (Laura La Plante, Joseph Schildkraut, Otis Harlan, Emily Fitzroy, Stepin Fetchit), 1936 (Irene Dunne, Allan Jones, Charles Winninger, and Paul Robeson), 1951 (Kathryn Grayson, Ava Gardner, Howard Keel and Joe E. Brown) films.


SPRING IS HERE - studio cast recording of the Richard Rodgers & LorenZ Hart 1925 musical comedy, produced by Tommy Krasker for his PS Classics label with Aaron Gandy as musical director (two of the responsibles for the deligthful THROUGH THE YEARS cast recording). The score includes "With a Song in My Heart", "Why Can't I" and "Yours Sincerely".

SWEET CHARITY - another recording of the Coleman & Fields' musical, this time the 1966 French Cast recording, starring Magali Noel, Sidney Chaplin, and Collette Marchand. 

TALES OF THE CITY - San Francisco's American Conservatory Theatre Original Cast recording of the musical adaptation of Armisted Maupin’s nove. Music and Lyrics by Jake Shears and John "JJ" Garden of the Scissor Sisters. Starring Judy Kaye, Betsy Wolfe, Mary Birdsong, Wesley Taylor, Manoel Felciano, Patrick Lane, Richard Poe, Kathleen Monteleone, Andrew Samonsky, Josh Breckenridge, Diane J. Findlay and Alex Hsu.

THUNDER KNOCKING ON THE DOOR - Off-Broadway Cast recording of the Blues musical starring Chuck Cooper, Leslie Uggams, Peter J. Fernandez, Marva Hicks and Michael McElroy. Music by Keb' Mo', Anderson Edwards and Keith Glover, Lyrics by Keith Glover

WHOOPEE - PS Classics will release a studio cast version of this 1928 musical with Music by Walter Donaldson and Lyrics by Gus Kahn. The score includes “Makin’ Whoopee” and “Love Me or Leave Me”. With the assistance of the Donaldson family a reconstruction is now underway and the entire score will be restored and recorded. The cast will include Karen Ziemba, Marin Mazzie and Erin Dilly. 

4 comments:

  1. Are there any dates for Whoopee and Jumbo to be released

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  2. Hi Robert, I guess those two recordings have been postponed indefinitely.

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  3. hi do you know if cats is getting a new cast cd made

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    1. Hi Bryan, I'm afraid I haven't heard about a possible cast recording of the revival of CATS.

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