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Updated 5/5/16

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The Critics SayThe Critics Say...: 57 Theater Reviewers in New York and Beyond Discuss Their Craft and Its Future
(McFarland and Company - Hardcover Book/Paperback Book/Kindle Edition)
By Matt Windman. 277 pages.

HirHir: A Play
(Northwestern Univ Press - Paperback Book)
Taylor Mac play. Presented at Playwrights Horizons in 2015. 104 pages. Released 10/31/15.

Kill FloorKill Floor
(Bloomsbury Methuen Drama - Paperback Book/Kindle Edition)
Play by Abe Koogler. Recently played at Lincoln Center LCT3. Paperback released April 4, 2016; Kindle to be released June 13, 2016. 88 pages.

May 4, 2016

Lynn NottageA Critical Companion to Lynn Nottage
(Routledge - Paperback Book)
By Jocelyn L. Buckner. Covers Nottage's plays, productions, activism, and artistic collaborations to display the extraordinary breadth and depth of her work. Contains chapters on each of her major works, and includes a special three-chapter section devoted to Ruined, winner of the 2009 Pulitzer Prize. Also features an interview about collaboration and creativity with Lynn Nottage and two of her most frequent directors, Seret Scott and Kate Whoriskey. 220 pages.

May 5, 2016

ElegyElegy by Nick Paine
(Faber & Faber - new Paperback Book/Kindle Edition)
New play debuted at the Donmar Warehouse, London, in April 2016.

May 6, 2016

Michael LongoriaMichael Longoria: Broadway Brick by Brick
(Broadway Records - new on CD)
Debut solo album from Michael Longoria (Jersey Boys). "Home," "The Sound of Music," "Maria," "Music and the Mirror," "The Impossible Dream," "Corner of the Sky," "As If We Never Said Goodbye," "Can't Take My Eyes Off You," "Tell Me on a Sunday," "Being Alive," "Thank You for the Music," "Over the Rainbow." Music director and arranger John McDaniel. Orchestrations by Jesse Vargas. Produced by Jeffrey Lesser.

Wonder.LandSongs From original cast
(new import CD/mp3/iTunes/vinyl)
From the National Theatre production. Score by Moira Buffini and Damon Albarn. "Entre Act," "," "Fabulous," "Me," "Secrets," "In Clover," "Avatars Holding Page," "Who Are You," "I'm Right," "Everyone Loves Charlie," "Japanese Duchess," "Man of Broken Glass," "Alice Saw."

May 11, 2016

A Little Single
(Yellow Sound Label - digital album)
Songs by Lance Horne and Drew Brody. Lance Horne's "The Grindr Song" and "A Little Single," Drew Brody's "Do You Think We Can Dance Now," and "Saying No to Love," and their collaboration, "Wingman."

May 13, 2016

Jasper in DeadlandJasper In Deadland
(Ghostlight Records - new on CD)
Score by Ryan Scott Oliver. Matt Doyle, Sydney Shepherd, Louis Hobson, Andi Alhadeff, Brandi Massey, Bonnie Milligan, F. Michael Haynie, John-Michael Lyles, Kyle Carter. Produced by Ryan Scott Oliver and John Clancy (orchestrator).

Jose Llana AltitudeJose Llana: Altitude
(Yellow Sound Label - new on CD/mp3)
With Ruthie Ann Miles, special guest. Produced by Michael Croiter with Kimberly Grigsby as Music Director. "Saturn Returns," "Icarus," "We Kiss in a Shadow/I Have Dreamed," "Lonely Town," "Chip's Lament," "Marry Me a Little," "She is More," "Child of the Philippines," "Hero and Leander," "Thinking Out Loud," "Lullabye (Goodnight, My Angel)," "A Puzzlement," "A Perfect Hand." Also at

Maxine SullivanMaxine Sullivan - Great Songs from the Cotton Club
(Harbinger Records - new on CD)
Grammy-nominated album back in print. Previously unrecorded songs by Harold Arlen and Ted Koehler, plus Sullivan interpretations of standards. "Happy as the Day Is Long," "You Gave Me Ev'rything but Love," "As Long as I Live," "Raisin' the Rent," "'Neat the Pale Cuban Moon," "Ill Wind," "Between the Devil and the Deep Blue Sea," "I Love a Parade," "Harlem Holiday," "Get Yourself a New Broom," "Stormy Weather," "In the Silence of the Night," "That's What I Hate About Love," "Primitive Prima Donna," "I've Got the World on a String." Produced by Ken Bloom, Bill Rudman, and Keith Ingham.

When Everything was PossibleWhen Everything Was Possible – A Concert (with comments)
(Ghostlight Records - new on CD)
Live recording of 2012 New York City Center concert with Krt Peterson and Victoria Mallory (Mallory's last NY stage appearance). Orchestrations by Jonathan Tunick, musical directory by Michael Raffer. Intro by Ted Chapin, "There," So we met..., "Woe Is Me" / "If I Were a Princess," OK, so I was a frog..., "Tonight," Richard Rodgers predicts stardom…, "Each Tomorrow Morning" / "And I Was Beautiful" / "Kiss Her Now," Angela Lansbury was brilliant..., "Love Makes the World Go ’Round" / "Her Face" / "Yes, My Heart," "Broadway Baby," Follies..., "You’re Gonna Love Tomorrow," This number winded me…, "One More Kiss," "Too Many Mornings," "Gabey’s Coming," After a year in Follies..., "Soon," "Send in the Clowns," While Vicki played in Little Night Music…, "The Little Things You Do Together," Say, Mr. Producer..., "I Remember Sky," "Being Alive," Sondheim—A Musical Tribute..., "There Was Once a Time," Thank you all... 32-page booklet contains many never-before-seen photographs from Broadway's Golden Era as well as production and party photos from the concert, a memorial to Victoria, and a note from Victoria's husband, Mark. Also at

May 15, 2016

Singing and Dancing to the BoMSinging and Dancing to The Book of Mormon: Critical Essays on the Broadway Musical
(Rowman & Littlefield - new Hardcover book)
Marc Edward Shaw and Holly Welker, editors. Collection that examines this cultural phenomenon from a variety of perspectives. Contributors to this volume address such questions as, What made the musical such a remarkable success? In what ways does the show utilize established musical theatre traditions and comic tropes, but still create something new? What religious and cultural buttons does the work push? What artistic and social boundaries—and the transgressions thereof—give the work its edge? Another focus in this volume is the official and unofficial Mormon reactions to the musical. 192 pages.

May 17, 2016

Cop RockCop Rock: The Complete Series
(Shout! Factory - new on 3-DVDs)
1990 ABC musical police drama series. Cast includes Anne Bobby, Barbara Bosson, Ronny Cox, Vondie Curtis-Hall, David Gianopoulos, Larry Joshua, Paul McCrane, James McDaniel, Ron McLarty, Mick Murray, Peter Onorati. Composers include Greg Edmonson, Alan Elliott, Randy Newman, Mike Post. 11 episodes, 480 minutes.

May 20, 2016

Brooklyn CrushBrooklyn Crush original Off-Broadway cast
(Broadway Records - new on CD)
Score for the show formerly known as F#%king Up Everything by David Eric Davis and Sam Forman. Max Crumm, Lisa Birnbaum, Dawn Cantwell, Katherine Cozumel, Jason Gotay, George Salazar and Douglas Widick. "Brooklyn Crush," "Why?," "Juliana," "Something I Just Like About You," "Me and My Bong," "Sticking Around," "Please You," "If You Were Mine," "Hot," "Be My Bro," "F#%ck-It List," "Falling," "Arielle's Areolas," "Awkward Silence," "Brooklyn Crush (Reprise)," "Getting High," "Email Song," "Take Me As I Am," "Falling (Reprise) / Take Me As I Am (Reprise)." Produced by Michael Croiter. Also offered at a sale price at

Florenc Foser JenkinsFlorence Foster Jenkins
(Universal/Decca/U.K. - new import CD)
Soundtrack for 2016 film starring Meryl Streep as Florence Foster Jenkins and Simon Helberg as Cosmé McMoon. "Florence Foster Jenkins," "When I Have Sung My Songs to You" (Meryl Streep), "Socialite," "Bribing," "Adele's Laughing Song" (Streep, Simon Helberg), "Florence & Whitey," "Take It Easy" (Fats Waller), "Delibes: The Bell Song" (Aida Garifullina), "Delibes: The Bell Song" (Streep, Helberg), "McMoon," "Sing Madame Florence," "Chopin Prelude in E Minor" (Helberg), "Charlie's Prelude" (John Kirby), "Bedtime," "For Toscanini," "Mozart: Queen of the Night's Aria" (Streep, Helberg), "On Radio," "Going to Kathleen's," "St Clair's Blues," "The Post," "Carnegie Hall," "The Audience," "After Reading," "Like a Bird" (Streep, Helberg), "I Think I Am Going to Read," "For the Love of Music," "Brahms: Wiegenlied" (Anne Sofie Von Otter, Bengt Forsberg), "Valse Caressante" (Streep, Helberg).

May 27, 2016

Bright StarBright Star Original cast
(Ghostlight Records - new on CD)
Edie Brickell/Steve Martin score. Cast includes Carmen Cusack, Paul Alexander Nolan, Michael Mulheren, A.J. Shively, Hannah Elless, Stephen Bogardus, Dee Hoty, Stephen Lee Anderson, Emily Padgett, Jeff Blumenkrantz. "If You Knew My Story ," "She's Gone," "Bright Star," "Way Back in the Day ," "Whoa, Mama," "Firmer Hand/Do Right," "A Man's Gotta Do," "Asheville," "What Could Be Better," "I Can't Wait," "Theme from 'Heart of the Dreamer'," "Please, Don't Take Him," "A Man's Gotta Do (Reprise)," "Entr'acte," "Sun Is Gonna Shine," "Heartbreaker," "Another Round," "I Had a Vision," "Always Will," "So Familiar," "At Long Last," "Finale," "Bright Star (Reprise)," "Sun Is Gonna Shine" (Single Version). Produced by Peter Asher. Recorded 3/14/16-3/15/16 at New York's MSR Studios. Also pre-ordering at

Carousel and SingCarousel / Alfred Drake and Roberta Peters Sing the Popular Music of Leonard Bernstein
(Stage Door Records - new on CD)
Twofer includes 1962 Carousel studio recording produced by Enoch Light and featuring musical direction and choral arrangements by Jay Blackton. Alfred Drake and Roberta Peters alongside Claramae Turner (reprising her on-screen role of Nettie Fowler), Lee Venora, Norman Treigle, and Jon Crain. Recorded on 35mm magnetic film. Also Alfred Drake and Roberta Peters Sing the Popular Music of Leonard Bernstein, produced by Enoch Light and featuring songs from West Side Story, On The Town, Wonderful Town and Candide. Debut for both albums on CD. Digitally remastered from stereo reel to reel tape. Part of Stage Door Records' Collector's Series, limited editions (500 units) in the retro style of a miniature long-playing record. 23 tracks.

June 3, 2016

Bonnie & Clyde & A Whole Lotta JazzBonnie & Clyde & A Whole Lotta Jazz: Live at 54 Below
(Broadway Records - new on CD)
Recorded live at 54 Below. Familiar and brand new songs by Frank Wildhorn. Laura Osnes, Jeremy Jordan, Leslie Odom, Jr., Adrienne Warren, Kevin Massey, Melissa van der Schyff, Janet Dacal, Mimi Bessette, Louis Hobson, Emmy Raver-Lampman. "How 'Bout A Dance?," "When I Drive," "Bonnie," "Now That's What You Call A Dream," "You Can Do Better," "Raise A Little Hell," "This Never Happened Before," "The Devil," "Dyin' Ain't So Bad," "This World Will Remember Us," "Havana," "It's No Secret Anymore," "I'll Forget You," "What I Do Best," "One Bad Habit," "The Mad Hatter," "Sarah," "Where Are You Now." Also at a special price from

Cheyenne JacksonCheyenne Jackson: Renaissance
(P.S. Classics - new on CD)
adapted and expanded from Jackson's solo concert "Music of the Mad Men Era" which he performed with pops and symphony orchestras across the country. Accompanied by a 22-piece orchestra and a guest appearance by Jane Krakowski. Tentative track list: "Besame Mucho," "Feeling Good," "Angel Eyes," "Americano," "Your Song," "Something Stupid," "Red Wine Is Good for My Heart," "I Who Have Nothing," "A Case of You," "Walkin' My Baby Back Home," "A Change Is Gonna Come," "A Song for You."

The LionSongs from The Lion
(Paper Music - new on CD)
Songs written and performed by Benjamin Scheuer from his Off-Broadway and touring play. "Cookie-tin Banjo," "Weather the Storm," "The Lion," "A Surprising Phone Call," "Golden Castle Town," "Cure," "White Underwear," "Saint Rick," "Build a Bridge," "When We Get Big," "Laugh," "Lovin' You Will Be Easy," "Invisible Cities," "Dear Dad," "Three Little Cubs."

Theory of RelativityThe Theory of Relativity
(P.S. Classics - new on CD)
World premiere recording of the score from Neil Bartram and Brian Hill ( The Story of My Life) musical about college-age youth. Performers from previous casts.

June 4, 2016

Routledge Guide to DramaThe Routledge Anthology of US Drama: 1898-1949
(Routledge - Paperback Book)
Joshua Polster, editor. The plays and dramatic texts in this anthology demonstrate the vital and volatile relationship between U.S. theatre, its society, and the ways in which that theatre has both supported and challenged prevailing systems of thought and action. The collection is organized around key thematic perspectives from colonialism to psychoanalysis, viewing the artistic output of this era through the socio-political events and controversies that shaped it. Each play is accompanied by a critical commentary from a leading scholar and a set of archive source materials, including playbills, production shots, reviews, essays, poems, newspaper articles and official documents. 1026 pages.

June 7, 2016

Sotto VoceSotto Voce
(TCG - Paperback Book)
Nilo Cruz play.

June 10, 2016

WaitressWaitress OBC digital
(DMI Soundtracks - new digital album)
Score by Sara Bareilles. Jessie Mueller, Drew Gehling, Eric Anderson, Nick Cordero, Christopher Fitzgerald, Dakin Matthews, Keala Settle. "What’s Inside," "Opening Up," "The Negative," "What Baking Can Do," "When He Sees Me," "It Only Takes a Taste," "You Will Still Be Mine," "A Soft Place To Land," "Never Ever Getting Rid of Me," "Bad Idea," "I Didn’t Plan It," "Bad Idea” (Reprise), "You Matter To Me," "I Love You Like a Table," "Take It From an Old Man," "She Used to Be Mine," "Everything Changes," "Opening Up" (Finale).

Tuck Everlasting OBC digital
(DMI Soundtracks - new digital album)
Cast recording of Chris Miller/Nathan Tysen score. Carolee Carmello, Andrew Keenan-Bolger, Michael Park, Terrence Mann, Fred Applegate, Robert Lenzi, Michael Wartella, Valerie Wright, Pippa Pearthree CD to be released July 1.

June 14, 2016

MillerConversations with Miller: (centenary edition)
(Nick Hern Books - Paperback/Kindle Edition released earlier)
By Mel Gussow. Mel Gussow. Insight into what Gussow and Arthur Miller discussed at personal meetings over a forty year period. A revealing self-portrait of a giant of twentieth-century literature, who was both a "regular guy" and a fiercely original writer and thinker. Foreword by Richard Eyre. 256 pages.

FocusFocus on Playwrights: Portraits and Interviews
(Univ of South Carolina Press - Hardcover Book/Kindle Edition)
By Susan Johann. Introduction by Alexandra C. Anderson. Johann photographed more than ninety playwrights, including Wendy Wasserstein, Anna Deavere Smith, August Wilson, and Nilo Cruz in the weeks after they won the Pulitzer. Tony Kushner sat for his portrait between the productions of part 1 and part 2 of Angels in America. Eve Ensler came to Johann's studio during the week she was previewing The Vagina Monologues, and George C. Wolfe sat for her the morning after his play Spunk opened at the Public Theater. Each playwright was photographed in Johann's studio using the same film, a single light, and a plain backdrop, creating a portrait that captures and distills something essential—an intimate view. Her interviews explore the writers' personal and creative journeys including their inspirations, roadblocks, and obsessions, which influenced their work on paper and on the stage. 184 pages.

(TCG - new Hardcover/Paperback book)
Play by Annie Baker (produced fall 2015 at Signature Theatre, NY). 160 pages.

June 21, 2016

Then & NowThen and Now: A Memoir by Barbara Cook
(Harper - new in Hardcover/Paperback large print/Kindle Edition)
Barbara Cook memoir, with Tom Santopietro. The legendary singer/actress describes both her personal difficulties and the triumphs, detailing the extraordinary working relationships she shared with many of the key composers, musicians, actors and performers of the late twentieth century, among them Sondheim, Leonard Bernstein, Elaine Stritch, and Robert Preston. 256 pages.

June 24, 2016

Barbara CookBarbara Cook Sings Songs Of Perfect Propriety by Dorothy Parker
(Stage Door Records - new on CD)
Barbara Cook's 1958 debut solo album, first time on CD. Song cycle of Dorothy Parker poems and verses set to music by opera and chamber music composer Seymour Barab. "Song of Perfect," "Now at Liberty," "Ultimatum ," "Renunciation," "Inventory," "Social Note," "A Very Short Song," "One Perfect Rose," "Wisdom," "Men," "Lullaby," "Comment," "Symptom Recital," "The False Friends," "Love Song," "Indian Summer," "Somebody's Song," "Song of One of the Girls," "Bric-A-Brac," "They Part," "Chant For Dark Hours," "The Choice," "The Trusting Heart," "Coda." Part of Stage Door Records' Collector's Series with retro style packaging in a limited edition of 500 copies. Also available directly from the UK at

July 1, 2016

Tuck Everlasting OBC
(DMI Soundtracks - new on CD)
Cast recording of Chris Miller/Nathan Tysen score. Carolee Carmello, Andrew Keenan-Bolger, Michael Park, Terrence Mann, Fred Applegate, Robert Lenzi, Michael Wartella, Valerie Wright, Pippa Pearthree.

WaitressWaitress OBC
(DMI Soundtracks - new on CD)
Score by Sara Bareilles. Jessie Mueller, Drew Gehling, Eric Anderson, Nick Cordero, Christopher Fitzgerald, Dakin Matthews, Keala Settle. "What’s Inside," "Opening Up," "The Negative," "What Baking Can Do," "When He Sees Me," "It Only Takes a Taste," "You Will Still Be Mine," "A Soft Place To Land," "Never Ever Getting Rid of Me," "Bad Idea," "I Didn’t Plan It," "Bad Idea” (Reprise), "You Matter To Me," "I Love You Like a Table," "Take It From an Old Man," "She Used to Be Mine," "Everything Changes," "Opening Up" (Finale).

July 12, 2016

Mary MartinSome Enchanted Evenings: The Glittering Life and Times of Mary Martin
(St. Martin's Press - Hardcover Book/Kindle Edition)
Biography by David Kaufman. 432 pages.

August 30, 2016

Mr. BurnsMr. Burns and Other Plays
(TCG - Paperback Book)
Anne Washburn plays Mr. Burns, The Small, I Have Loved Strangers Orestes. 304 pages.

Ode to Joy
(TCG - Paperback Book)
Craig Lucas play, produced by Rattlestick Theatre in 2014. 96 pages.

September 6, 2016

Kaufman CenterKauffman Center for the Performing Arts
(Andrews McKeel Publishing - Hardcover Book)
"The definitive, authorized story of the development, design, and construction of Kansas City's Kauffman Performing Arts Center (KCPA), acclaimed as one of the fifteen greatest performance halls in the world (and one of only two in the United States). With a Foreword by His Royal Highness Prince Charles, The Prince of Wales." 192 pages.

September 13, 2016

Marie AntoinetteMarie Antoinette
(TCG - Paperback Books)
Play by David Adjmi. Premiered in co-production between American Repertory Theater and Yale Repertory Theatre in 2012. 96 pages

September 27, 2016

AppropriateAppropriate and Other Plays
(TCG - Paperback Book)
Branden Jacobs-Jenkins' plays Appropriate, An Octoroon, Neighbors. 260 pages.

September 29, 2016

Show and TellShow and Tell: The New Book of Broadway Anecdotes
(Oxford Univ Press - Paperback Book)
By Ken Bloom. Structured as a tour through the life of a show, with stories about conception and writing followed by tales of casting, out-of-town runs, previews, and critical and audience reception. A celebration of Broadway's biggest smashes and most regrettable train wrecks, an anthology of the onstage and offstage drama that makes live theatre the liveliest of the performing arts. 304 pages.

November 15, 2016

Kung FuKung Fu
(TCG - Paperback Book)
Play about Bruce Lee by David Henry Hwang. Premiered at Signature Theatre (NY) in 2014. 112 pages.

February 1, 2017

Judy and IJudy and I: My Life with Judy Garland
(Chicago Review Press - Hardcover Book)
By Sid Luft, Judy Garland's third husband. Afterword by Randy L. Schmidt. " Previously unpublished, and only recently found, Sid Luft’s intimate autobiography tells their story." 448 pages.

January 1, 2018

Sondheim The Man Who Changed Musical TheaterSondheim: The Man Who Changed Musical Theater
(Roaring Brook Press/Macmillan - Hardcover Book/Kindle Edition)
By Susan Goldman Rubin. 192 pages.

No release date set

Book of comedic essays by Laura Benanti
(St. Martin's Press - new book)
Expected Fall of 2016.

Close to You: Bacharach Reimagined
(new on CD)
West End production cast recording (previously played U.S. as What's It All About?. Recorded November 2015. Score by Burt Bacharach and Hal David. Kyle Riabko arranger and music director. Cast/musicians includes Kyle Riabko, Daniel Bailen, Greg Coulson, Anastacia McCleskey, Stephanie McKeon, Renato Paris, James Williams. Co-conceived by Kyle Riabko and David Lane Seltzer.

Hairspray Vinyl
(Masterworks - new vinyl album)
OBC recording on vinyl.

Harbinger upcoming releases: material from Eubie Blake; download only demos of Hugh Martin and Sheldon Harnick; Steve Ross' back catalog for download; Cy Coleman's Barnum album where he plays the score (and maybe more); remastered Maxine Sullivan Sings Great Songs from the Cotton Club by Harold Arlen and Ted Koehler

The LandingThe Landing Vineyard cast
(JAY Records - new on CD)
John Kander-Greg Pierce score. David Hyde Pierce, Julia Murney, Paul Anthony Stewart and Frankie Seratch.

Lazarus Off-Broadway cast
(new album)
Original New York Theatre Workshop cast recording of David Bowie's score. Michael C. Hall, Cristin Milioti, Michael Esper, Krystina Alabado, Sophia Anne Caruso, Nicholas Christopher, Lynn Craig, Bobby Moreno, Krista Pioppi, Charlie Pollock, and Brynn Williams (Bye Bye Birdie). Label and date to be announced. Recorded 1/11/16.

No More RevivalsNo More Revivals, Volume 1: From the BMI Lehman Engel Musical Theatre Workshop
(Ghostlight Records - new on CD)
Through Lew Spence bequest to the BMI Foundation. 15 songs selected from over 250 submitted from members of the Workshop. "That's My Town!" (Mary Feinsinger); performed by Mary Feinsinger, "A Completely Different Place" (Christopher Cooley/Benj Pasek); performed by Kelli O'Hara, "Rock City," (Brad Alexander/Adam Mathias); performed by Will Swenson, "I Was Better Off Without You" (Aron Accurso/Jill Abramovitz); performed by Kerry Butler and Nick Blaemire, "He Needs Me" (Robert Maggio/Kristin Maloney); performed by Karen Olivo, "New Jersey" (Randy Klein/Matthew Hardy); performed by Nancy Opel, "Women Leave" (Linda Dowdell/Sara Wordsworth); performed by Malcolm Gets and Andy Karl, "The Kid" (Andy Monroe/Jack Lechner); performed by Hunter Bell, "My Van" (Daniel IIsrael/Phoebe Kreutz); performed by Gregory Jbara, "Lime Colored Sheets" (Joy Son/Steve Routman); performed by Alice Ripley, "Goodbye to Boston" (Sam Davis/Sean Hartley); performed by David Hyde Pierce, "My Sky" (Adam Overett); performed by Stephanie J Block, "Evermore" (Ron Barnett/Greg Edwards); performed by Kate Reinders and Adam Chanler-Berat,, Bonus tracks: "Penny's Song" (cut from High Fidelity); performed by Josh Grisetti, "Leaving Saint Urbain Street" (from The Education of Duddy Kravitz); performed by Adam Overett, "That Green Dress" (Lew Spence). Also with BMI Workshop Chorale.

Paint Your Wagon Encores! cast
(Sony - new on CD)
2015 Encores! cast recording of Lerner and Loewe score. Keith Carradine, Jenni Barber, Robert Creighton, Caleb Damschroder, Justin Guarini, Nathaniel Hackmann, Robyn Hurder, Melissa van der Schyff, Scott Wakefield, William Youmans, Darien Crago, Steve Czarnecki, Nicolas Davila, Casey Garvin, Shonica Gooden, Timothy Hughes, Naomi Kakuk, Justin Keyes, Jenny Laroche, Melissa Hunter McCann, Harris Milgrim, Kevin Munhall, Kristin Piro, Robbie Roby, Jason Simon, Kevin Vortmann, Nicholas Ward and Mikey Winslow. To be recorded May 29 and June 1.

Pretty Filthy
(Ghostlight Records - new on CD)
The Civilians and Michael Friedman. Waiting list available at

Rodgers and Hammerstein II biography
(Henry Holt)
By Todd S. Purdum. To be published in 2018.

Rothschild & SonsRothschild & Sons original cast recording
(JAY Records - new on CD)
2015 York Theatre cast. Jerry Bock and Sheldon Harnick score for "an intimate one-act reimagining of The Rothschilds." Robert Cuccioli, Glory Crampton, Peter Cormican, Jonathan Hadley, David Bryant Johnson, Christine LaDuca, Jamie LaVerdiere, Nicholas Mongiardo-Cooper, Mark Pinter, Curtis Wiley and Christopher M. Williams. Orchestrations by Joseph Church. Produced by John Yap. Executive producers John Yap and Arnold Mittelman

She Loves Me 2016 cast
(Ghostlight Records - new on CD)
2016 Roundabout production. Score by Jerry Bock and Sheldon Harnick. Cast includes Laura Benanti, Zachary Levin, Gavin Creel, Byron Jennings, Michael McGrath, and Jane Krakowski, Peter Bartlett, with Nicholas Barasch. Recorded 4/25/16.

Theatre World 70Theatre World Volume 70: 2013-2014
(Theatre World Media - Hardcover Book)
Ben Hodges and Scott Denny, editors. Detailing more than 2,000 productions with more than 800 photographs. Cast lists, replacements, producers, directors, authors, composers, opening and closing dates, song titles, and plot synopses, the year's obituaries, a listing of all nominees and winners of the major theatrical awards, the longest-running Broadway and Off-Broadway shows, a listing of national tours, and a detailed index. 540 pages.

-- Sound Advice Staff

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