Posted by: T.B._Admin. (SoundAdvice@talkinbroadway.com) 02:18 pm EDT 03/29/23

Complete information on all known upcoming releases of theatre related audio and video recordings can be found on our Upcoming Releases page. Recordings released last week and earlier can be viewed here.

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Digital Music Now Available:

(Interscope Records - new digital album)
2023 Broadway revival cast recording of Jason Brown score. Ben Platt and Micaela Diamond, with Florrie Bagel, Kelli Barrett, Courtnee Carter, Eddie Cooper, Emily Rose DeMartino, Erin Rose Doyle, Manoel Felciano, Alex Joseph Grayson, Danielle Lee Greaves, Jay Armstrong Johnson, Beth Kirkpatrick, Sean Allan Krill, Douglas Lyons, Ashlyn Maddox, Sophia Manicone, Howard McGillin, William Michals, Paul Alexander Nolan, Jake Pedersen, Jackson Teeley, Charlie Webb. "Prologue: The Old Red Hills of Home," "The Dream of Atlanta," "How Can I Call This Home?," "The Picture Show," "Leo at Work / What Am I Waiting For?," "Interrogation Sequence," "Funeral Sequence: There is a Fountain / It Don't Make Sense," "Real Big News," "You Don't Know This Man," "The Trial: Hammer of Justice," "Twenty Miles from Marietta," "The Factory Girls / Come Up to My Office," "Minnie's Testimony," "My Child Will Forgive Me," "That's What He Said," "It's Hard to Speak My Heart," "Closing Statement & Verdict," "Act Two Prelude," "A Rumblin' and a Rollin'," "Do It Alone," "Pretty Music," "The Glory," "This Is Not Over Yet," "Blues: Feel the Rain Fall," "Where Will You Stand When the Flood Comes?," "All the Wasted Time," "Sh'ma," "Finale." Released 3/23/23.

Books Now Available:

Cornelia StreetCornelia Street
(Methuen Drama - Paperback Book)
Musical by Simon Stephens (book) and Mark Eitzel (music and lyrics). This edition is to be published to coincide with the off-Broadway premiere at New York's Atlantic Theater, in February 2023. 112 pages.

A Fine RomanceA Fine Romance: Adapting Broadway to Hollywood in the Studio System Era
(Oxford Univ Press - Hardcover Book)
By Geoffrey Block. Beginning with the stage debut of Show Boat in 1927 and concluding with the release the Cabaret filmed nearly a half century later in 1972. Explores the symbiotic relationship between a dozen Broadway musicals and their Hollywood film adaptations. Engages with aesthetic and critical concerns while also considering the social issues around Broadway and Hollywood film through the lenses of race and ethnicity, class, gender, and sexual identity. 368 pages.

Newly Listed Recordings:

May 9:

Go OnI Could Go On Singing
(Sandpiper Pictures - new Blu-ray)
1963 music-drama film. Directed by Ronald Neame. Stars Judy Garland and Dirk Bogarde, Jack Klugman, Gregory Phillips. Music by Mort Lindsey. Includes "I Am the Monarch of the Sea" by Gilbert and Sullivan; "Hello Bluebird" by Cliff Friend; "It Never Was You" by Kurt Weill and Maxwell Anderson; "By Myself" by Arthur Schwartz and Howard Dietz; "I Could Go On Singing" by Harold Arlen and E. Y. Harburg.

May 19:

The Little Mermaid
(Disney - new digital album/vinyl)
Soundtrack from 2023 live-action film, which stars Halle Bailey, Jonah Hauer-King, Daveed Diggs, Awkwafina, Jacob Tremblay, Noma Dumezweni, Javier Bardem, and Melissa McCarthy. Songs from the original animated film by Alan Menken and Howard Ashman, plus new songs by Menken and Lin-Manuel Miranda.

Newly Listed Books:

April 20:

Craft to CareerFrom Craft to Career: A Casting Director’s Guide for the Actor
(Methuen Drama - Hardcover Book/Paperback
By Merri Sugarman and Tracy Moss. Insight into the role of the casting director. Explains the jobs of all the other people involved in the casting process and how they influence casting decisions. 176 pages. Kindle Edition released earlier.

September 5:

The LadiesHere's to the Ladies: Conversations with More of the Great Women of Musical Theater
(Oxford Univ Press - Hardcover Book)
Eddie Shapiro's follow-up to Nothing Like a Dame and A Wonderful Guy. From twenty exclusive, never-before-seen interviews, detailed stories and reflections from conversations with Barbara Cook, Kelli O'Hara, Heather Headley, Faith Prince, Stephanie J. Block, Tonya Pinkins, and a host of others about what it means to be a leading lady on Broadway over the past fifty years. 400 pages.

Compiled by Talkin' Broadway Staff.

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