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Talkin' Broadway Sound Advice Recap 6/11/13

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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Earlier recaps:

June 4 | May 28, 21, 14, 7 | April 30, 23, 16, 9, 2 | March 26, 19, 12, 5 | February 26, 19, 12, 5; January 29, 22, 15, 8, 1

CDs Now Available:

Harry Connick, Jr.: Every Man Should Know
(Columbia - new on CD/mp3/iTunes)
Harry Connick, Jr. sings twelve songs he wrote and arranged.

Steubenville Rape Case: A Musical of Madness
(new CD/mp3)
Written by David Watkins, a Steubenville resident: "Some of it is based in fact, some of it based in rumor, and none of it intended to offend. It's a compilation of what I felt as the shock, sadness, and bemusement overtook our little town." Clips, tracks and album available at CD Baby.

La Voix De La Mer
(new CD-R/mp3)
French pop musical by teacher/musician Yvette d'Entremont, a singer-songwriter from Nova Scotia, Canada. 13-year-old Emily Adams as "The Voice," Corey Wilson as Simon, Jessica LeBlanc as Louise and a 30-member cast of students and staff. 19 original songs. Clips, tracks and album available at CD Baby. MP3 also available at Amazon.

DVD/Blu-Rays Now Available:

The Magic Flute
(Revolver Entertainment - new on DVD)
Mozart opera in a 2006 film directed by Kenneth Branagh with a newly adapted libretto by Stephen Fry. Joseph Kaiser, Amy Carson, Rene Pape, Lyubov Petrova, Benjamin Jay Davis.

BOOKs Now Available:

The Applause Acting Series: Scenes and Monologues from the Steinberg/ATCA New Play Award
(Applause Books - Paperback Book)
By Bruce Burgun. 320 page.


The Folks Who Live on the Hill with Bill Charlap and Sherie Rene Scott
(Ghostlight Records - new singles CD)
"The Folks Who Live On The Hill" and "Nothing Is Too Wonderful To Be True" in digital format.

Hamlet - The Film starring Will Houston
(Kultur Video - new on DVD)
2003 UK film. William Houston, Christopher Timothy, Iain Cuthbertson and Gareth Thomas.

The Last Smoker in America Original Cast
(Yellow Sound Label - new mp3)
Peter Melnick and Bill Russell score. John Bolton, Farah Alvin, Natalie Venetia Belcon, Jake Boyd.

Richard III; Martyr or Monster? The Shocking Truth behind Shakespeare's Bloody Tyrant
(Kultur Video - new on DVD)
Filmed in Great Britain. Written and presented by Bob Carruthers with interviews with leading historians and authorities on Shakespeare, specially filmed sequences from the play and historical reconstructions. 60 minutes.

TCM Greatest: Legends - Gene Kelly
(Turner Classic Movie - 4 DVD set)
Anchors Aweigh (1945), On The Town (1949), An American In Paris (1951) and Brigadoon (1954).


Moved to July 16:

Closer Than Ever
(Jay Records - new on CD)
2012 York Theatre cast. Richard Maltby, Jr. and David Shire score. Jenn Colella, George Dvorsky, Christiane Noll, Sal Viviano. Music direction by Andrew Gerle. "Doors," "She Loves Me Not," "You Wanna Be My Friend," "What Am I Doing?," "The Bear, The Tiger, The Hamster," "And the Mole," "I ll Get Up Tomorrow Morning," "Miss Byrd," "Dating Again," "One of the Good Guys," "There s Nothing Like It," "Life Story," "Next Time/I Wouldn't Go Back," "Three Friends," "Fandango," "There," "Transition 2," "Patterns," "There Is Something in a Wedding," "Another Wedding Song," "If I Sing," "Back On Base," "The March of Time," "Fathers of Fathers," "It s Never That Easy/I ve Been Here Before," "Closer Than Ever."