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: 30.06.2017

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

BUBBLE BOY - Original Cast recording of the show created by Cinco Paul. Starring Alice Ripley, A. J. Holmes, Richard Kind, Caroline Bowman, Matt Doyle, Gerard Canonico, Kirsten Scott, Martin Sola, Nehal Joshi, Alex Chester and Anita Welch. Release date: July 2017

BARNUM – 1980 backer’s audition recording as presented by the authors. Music by Cy Coleman and lyrics by Michael Stewart. Recorded live on New York's Upper East Side in the apartment of Maurice and Lois Rosenfield. Release date: 2017


THE VIEW UPSTAIRS - Original Off-Broadway Cast recording of Max Vernon’s new musical. Featuring Jeremy Pope, Taylor Frey, Nathan Lee Graham, Frenchie Davis, Benjamin Howes, Michael Longoria, Ben Mayne, Nancy Ticotin, Randy Redd, Richard E. Waits, Anthony Alfaro, and April Ortiz. Release date: 2017

FUTURE RELEASES IN ALPHABETICAL ORDER

BARNUM – 1980 backer’s audition recording as presented by the authors. Music by Cy Coleman and lyrics by Michael Stewart. Recorded live on New York's Upper East Side in the apartment of Maurice and Lois Rosenfield. Release date: 2017

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


BUBBLE BOY - Original Cast recording of the show created by Cinco Paul. Starring Alice Ripley, A. J. Holmes, Richard Kind, Caroline Bowman, Matt Doyle, Gerard Canonico, Kirsten Scott, Martin Sola, Nehal Joshi, Alex Chester and Anita Welch. Release date: July 2017

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

GOD BLESS YOU, MR. ROSEWATER – Encores! Off-Center Cast recording of the Alan Menken and Howard Ashman musical. Starring Skylar Astin, Santino Fontana, James Earl Jones, Rebecca Naomi Jones, Kate Wetherhead, Derrick Baskin, Jeff Blumenkrantz, Nick Choksi, Eddie Cooper, Kevin Del Aguila, Clark Johnson, Kevin Ligon, Marla Louissaint, Liz McCartney, Bonnie Milligan and Brynn O’Malley. Release date: 2017

HADESTOWN - Live New York Theatre Workshop Cast recording of Anaïs Mitchell's score. Featuring Nabiyah Be, Damon Daunno, Lulu Fall, Amber Grey, Patrick Page, Jessie Shelton, Chris Sullivan and Shaina Taub. Release date: 201


HOLIDAY INN – Original Broadway Cast recording of the new Irving Berlin musical. Starring Bryce Pinkham, Danny Rutigliano, Megan Lawrence, Megan Sikora, Corbin Bleu and Lora Lee Gayer. Release date: 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


KID VICTORY – Original Off-Broadway Cast recording of the Vineyard Theatre production, with music by John Kander and lyrics by Greg Pierce. Featuring Ann Arvia, Joel Blum, Laura Darrell, Jeffry Denman, Karen Ziemba, Brandon Flynn, David Garrison, Dee Roscioli and Blake Zolfo. Release date: September 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

THE SPONGEBOB MUSICAL - Cast recording for Nickelodeon musical. Featuring Ethan Slater, Gavin Lee, Nick Blaemire, Lilli Cooper, Carlos Lopez, Danny Skinner, Gaelen Gilliland, Juliane Godfrey, Curtis Holbrook, Stephanie Hsu, Jesse JP Johnson, L'ogan J'ones, Emmy Raver-Lampman, Mark Ledbetter, Kelvin Moon Loh, Lauralyn McClelland, Vasthy Mompoint, JC Schuster, Allysa Shorte, Jacob Smith, Abby C. Smith, Jason Michael Snow, and Allan K. Washington. Original songs by Yolanda Adams, Steven Tyler and Joe Perry of AEROSMITH, Sara Bareilles, Jonathan Coulton, Alex Ebert of Edward Sharpe & The Magnetic Zeros, The Flaming Lips, John Legend, Lady Antebellum, Cyndi Lauper, Panic! At the Disco, Plain White T's, They Might Be Giants and T.I., and a song by David Bowie with additional lyrics by Jonathan Coulton. Release date: 2017


SUNDAY IN THE PARK WITH GEORGE – New Broadway Revival Cast recording of the Stephen Sondheim musical, starring Jake Gyllenhaal, Annaleigh Ashford, Brooks Ashmanskas, Jenni Barber, Phillip Boykin, Mattea Conforti, Erin Davie, Claybourne Elder, Penny Fuller, Jordan Gelber, Robert Sean Leonard, Liz McCartney, Ruthie Ann Miles, Ashley Park, Jennifer Sanchez, David Turner, Max Chernin, MaryAnn Hu, Michael McElroy, Jaime Rosenstein, Laura Irion, Julie Foldesi, and Andrew Kober. Release date: 2017

THE VIEW UPSTAIRS - Original Off-Broadway Cast recording of Max Vernon’s new musical. Featuring Jeremy Pope, Taylor Frey, Nathan Lee Graham, Frenchie Davis, Benjamin Howes, Michael Longoria, Ben Mayne, Nancy Ticotin, Randy Redd, Richard E. Waits, Anthony Alfaro, and April Ortiz. 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.

SIX WIVES - Studio Cast recording of the musical by Edward Thomas and Joe Masteroff. Starring Alexander Gemignani and Alexandra Silber.


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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