Talkin' Broadway Sound Advice Recap 8/2/11

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DVDs Now Available:

SkidooSkidoo
(Olive Films - new on DVD)
CDU
1968 film with Jackie Gleason, Carol Channing, Mickey Rooney, John Phillip Law, Peter Lawford, Frankie Avalon, George Raft, and Groucho Marx. Directed by Otto Preminger. Score by Harry Nilsson. 98 minutes. Released 7/19/11.


BOOKs Now Available:

Wizard of Oz ScanimationWizard of Oz Scanimation: 10 Classic Scenes from Over the Rainbow
(Workman Publishing - Hardcover Book)
B&N
By Rufus Butler Seder.


Recordings RECENTLY MADE AVAILABLE FOR PRE-ORDER:

The Inspector GeneralThe Inspector General (Special Edition)
(Shout Factory - new on DVD)
CDU
Remastered 1949 musical-comedy film based somewhat on Nikolai Gogol play, with Danny Kaye, John Carradine, Alan Hale, Elsa Lanchester, Walter Catlett, Gene Lockhart, Walter Slezak, Barbara Bates, Rys Williams. Songs by Sylvia Fine. Extras include home movie footage by director Henry Koster.


Books RECENTLY MADE AVAILABLE FOR PRE-ORDER:

Wendy and the Lost BoysWendy and the Lost Boys: The Uncommon Life of Wendy Wasserstein
(Penguin Press - Hardcover Book)
Author Julie Salamon explores the life of playwright Wendy Wasserstein (-The Heidi Chronicles).

OTHER NEW ANNOUNCEMENTS:

Added to September 6:

Anything GoesAnything Goes 2011 Broadway Revival Cast
(Ghostlight - new on CD)
Sutton Foster and Joel Grey, with Colin Donnell, Adam Godley, Laura Osnes, Jessica Stone, Walter Charles, Robert Creighton, Andrew Cao, Raymond J. Lee, Clyde Alves, Ward Billeisen, Joyce Chittick, Nikki Renée Daniels, Margot De La Barre, Daniel J. Edwards, Kimberly Fauré, Josh Franklin, Justin Greer, Tari Kelly, Shina Ann Morris, Linda Mugleston, Kevin Munhall, Adam Perry, William Ryall, Jennifer Savelli, Anthony Wayne, Kristen Beth Williams, with John McMartin and Jessica Walter.

Added to September 13:

Barbara Cook: You Make Me Feel So Young
(DRG - new on CD)
Recorded live at Feinstein's at Loews Regency on June 17. Hugh Fordin producing. The show's song list included "I'll Build a Stairway to Paradise," "Are You Havin' Any Fun," "You Make Me Feel So Young," "I've Grown Accustomed to His Face," "Wait 'Til We're Sixty-Five," "Frim Fram Sauce," "When I Look in Your Eyes," "What Did I Have I Don't Have Now," "Live Alone and Like It," "This Can't Be Love," "I'm a Fool to Want You," "I've Got You Under My Skin," "Love Is Good for Anything That Ails You," "More Than You Know," "Here's to Life," "I Got Rhythm," "Imagine."

Added, no release date:

Michael Arden Debut Album
(new on CD)
Funding campaign at Kickstarter through August 31.





Thanks to Max Preeo for his contributions.

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