Talkin' Broadway Sound Advice Recap 7/26/11

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CDs Now Available:

Barbara Carroll: How LongBarbara Carroll: How Long Has This Been Going On
(Harbinger - new on CD)
CDU | B&N
Recorded live at Dizzy's Club Coca-Cola at Jazz at Lincoln Center.

Ghost the MusicalGhost the Musical
(import CD/iTunesGhost - The Musical (Original Cast Recording) - Cast of Ghost - The Musical
OLC recording of Dave Stewart, Bruce Joel Rubin score. Sharon D. Clarke, Richard Fleeshman, Caissie Levy. Overture, "Here Right Now," "Unchained Melody," "More," "Three Little Words," "Sam's Murder," "Ball Of Wax," "I Can`t Breathe," "Are You A Believer?," "With You," "Suspend My Disbelief /I Had A Life," "Rain / Hold On," "Life Turns On A Dime," "Focus," "Talkin' ‘bout A Miracle," "Nothing Stops Another Day," "I'm Outta Here," "Unchained Melody (dance) / The Love Inside." Also available at Dress Circle The Greatest Show Biz Shop In The World

Million Dollar QuartetMillion Dollar Quartet (Original Broadway Cast Recording)
(EMI - new on CDMillion Dollar Quartet (Original Broadway Cast Recording) - Million Dollar Quartet (Original Broadway Cast)
CDU | B&N
Eddie Clendening, Lance Guest, Levi Kreis, Rob Lyons. Wide release, previously available at theatre.


DIGITAL DOWNLOADs Now Available:

Much Ado About NothingMuch Ado About Nothing
(new on mp3/iTunesMuch Ado About Nothing - Original London Cast Recording
Cast recording of Wyndham Theatre production with David Tennant and Catherine Tate. Music composed by Michael Bruce. "Sigh No More," "Light Of Love," "It Was A Lover And His Lass," "Who Is Hero?," "The Rain It Raineth Every Day," "Pardon, Goddess Of The Night," "Sonnet Rap (Hannah Warren Green & Natalie Thomas)," "Come Away Death," "Seals Of Love," "Sigh No More" (Bonus Track), "We Go Together" (Bonus Track).


BOOKs Now Available:

Best American Short Plays 2009-2010The Best American Short Plays 2009-2010
(Hal Leonard - Hardcover Book)
Edited by Barbara Parisi. Red Light Winter by Adam Rapp, Ella by Dano Madden, Pair and a Spare by Avi Glickstein, and plays by Charlene A. Donaghy, Jill Elaine Hughes, Samuel Brett Williams, Joan Lipkin, and Joe Tracz. The final play, Seven Card Draw by Daniel Gallant, features writing from Clay McLeod Chapman, John Guare, Neil LaBute, Daniel Frederick Levin, Quincy Long, and Laura Shaine.

Freckleface StrawberryFreckleface Strawberry The Musical (Vocal Selections)
(Alfred Publishing - Paperback Book)
Songs by Gary Kupper for family musical based on best-selling book by Julianne Moore. "Little Freckleface Strawberry," "I Like Danny," "Perfect," "Lonely Girl," "I Can Be Anything," "We Wanna Be Like Them," "Kid in the Mask," "Be Yourself," "Basketball," "Hey It's Me," "Once Upon a Time," "When You Got Friends," "Different," "Happily Ever After."

Oh! Wild WestOh, Wild West!: Three New Plays
(Theatre Communications Guild - Paperback Book)
B&NThree Culture Clash plays: Chavez Ravine, covering the land grab that uprooted an entire community and built Dodger Stadium; Water & Power, about the assimilation of Latinos and their rise to political influence; and Zorro in Hell, a re-imagining of early California through the eyes of the original masked man. Richard Montoya, Ric Salinas, and Herbert Siguenza.



Recordings RECENTLY MADE AVAILABLE FOR PRE-ORDER:

Divorce American StyleThe Art of Love
Divorce American Style/The Art of Love Soundtracks
(Kritzerland Records - new on CD)
Twofer CD with Dave Grusin score for 1967 Divorce American Style and Cy Coleman's score for 1965 The Art of Love. Limited release of 1000 units. Officially release date in late August; orders placed at Kritzerland.com will ship one to five weeks earlier.

Doris Day: My HeartDoris Day: My Heart
(Sony - new on import CD)
Authorized remastered compilation of eight previously unreleased tracks Day recorded for her 1980s television shows and series—four Doris Day classics. Produced by Terry Melcher, prior to his death in 2004. "Happy Endings" was co-written by Terry Melcher, and Day provides a new spoken-word introduction for the song. "Hurry, It's Lovely Up Here," "Daydream," "The Way I Dreamed It," "Heaven Tonight," "My One and Only Love," "My Heart," "You Are So Beautiful," "Life Is Just A Bowl Of Cherries," "Disney Girls," "My Buddy," "Happy Endings," "Ohio." UK release; U.S. release to be announced. Pre-order in UK for 9/5/11 release at Dress Circle The Greatest Show Biz Shop In The World and Amazon UK.

Lend Me a TenorLend Me a Tenor OLC
(First Night - import CD)
OLC recording of Brad Carroll/Peter Sham score for new musical based on the 1986 play by Ken Ludwig. John Stacey, Gay Soper, Joanna Riding, Cassidy Janson, Michael Matus, Matthew Kelly, Damian Humbley, Sophie-Louise Dann, Jane Quinn, Michelle Bishop. Pre-order in the UK at Dress Circle





Thanks to Max Preeo for his contributions.

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