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Talkin' Broadway Sound Advice Recap 6/18/13

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 11, 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

Please note: there will be no update next week. Expect the next update on 7/2/13.

CDs Now Available:

Annie Revival Cast recording
(Shout Factory! - new on CD)
Charles Strouse and lyrics by Martin Charnin score. Recorded March 3, 4 at the historic Kaufman Astoria Studios. Katie Finneran, Anthony Warlow, Lilla Crawford, Brynn O'Malley, Clarke Thorell, J. Elaine Marcos (plus Jane Lynch on bonus tracks). "Overture," "Maybe," "It's the Hard Knock Life," "It's the Hard Knock Life (reprise)," "Tomorrow," "We'd Like to Thank You Herbert Hoover," "Little Girls," "Little Girls (reprise)," "I Think I'm Gonna Like It Here," "N.Y.C.," "Easy Street," "You Won't Be an Orphan For Long / Act One Finale," "Entr'acte / Maybe (reprise)," "You're Never Fully Dressed Without a Smile," "Easy Street (reprise)," "Tomorrow (reprise)," "Something Was Missing," "Annie / We Got Annie," "I Don't Need Anything But You," "Maybe (reprise)," "A New Deal for Christmas," "Bows." Bonus tracks with Jane Lynch: "Little Girls," "Little Girls (reprise)," "Easy Street." mp3 and iTunes were released May 28.

Patty Duke: Don't Just Stand There/ Patty
(Real Gone Music - new on CD)
1965 and 1966 albums by Patty Duke plus bonus track. "Don't Just Stand There," "Why Don't They Understand," "Downtown," "Danke Schoen," "Everything But Love," "A World Without Love," "Say Something Funny," "Too Young," "What The World Needs Now Is Love," "Save Your Heart For Me," "Ribbons & Roses," "The End Of The World," "Funny Little Butterflies," "Lonely Little In Between," "The World Is Watching Us," "Yesterday," "All Through The Day," "Whenever She Holds You," "Little Things Mean A Lot," "One Kiss Away," "I Love How You Love Me," "Sure Gonna Miss Him," "All I Have To Do Is Dream," "Nothing But You." Liner notes with photos and quotes.

Patty Duke: Sings Songs from Valley of the Dolls/ Sings Folk Songs
(Real Gone Music - new on CD)
1967 album plus never released 1968 album of folk songs. Remastered from original tapes. Liner notes include photos and quotes from Duke. "It's Impossible," "Come Live With Me," "Give A Little More," "I'll Plant My Own Tree," "Theme From Valley Of The Dolls," "My Own Little Place," "Half-Hearted Kisses," "Roses Are Red," "A Million Things To Do," "Forever Yours," "Learn To Live With Your Heartbreak," "I Want Your Love," "Colors," "The Cruel War," "The Best Is Yet To Come," "And We Were Strangers," "Puff The Magic Dragon," "The Bells Of Rhymney," "Time To Move On," "Donna, Donna," "Shine For Me," "The Housewife's Lament," "Johnny, I Hardly Knew Ye," "Blowin' In The Wind."


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

DVD/Blu-Rays Now Available:

One Touch of Venus Blu-ray
(Olive Films - new Blu-Ray/DVD)
1948 musical comedy film featuring Ava Gardner, Robert Walker, Dick Haymes, Olga San Juan, Tom Conway. Music by Ann Ronell and Kurt Weill. Lyrics by Ogden Nash. Directed by William A. Seiter. Black & white. 82 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).

BOOKs Now Available:

Jack Be Nimble: The Accidental Education of an Unintentional Director
(Farrar, Straus and Giroux - Hardcover Book/Kindle Edition)
By Jack O'Brien. "tell-all and history of American regional theater." 368 pages.

The Jerome Kern Encyclopedia
(Scarecrow Press - Hardcover Book)
By Thomas S. Hischak. All of Kerns stage and screen projects (from 1904 to 1946) are covered, and there are entries on all the major librettists and lyricists with whom he worked, as well as producers, directors, actors, and other individuals who figured prominently in his career. Approximately 100 of his most important songs are discussed, his awards, collaborations, working methods, song styles, and other related subjects are addressed. Also includes a brief biography, chronology of his life and work, and appendices on recordings, interpolations, revivals, and remakes. 272 pages.

Secrets of a Life On Stage ... and Off
(Dog Ear Publishing - Paperback/Kindle Book)
Award winning actor Ed Dixon writes about his life and his 42 year career on Broadway. 272 pages. [Published in 2012, but never listed.]


Cheyenne Jackson: I'm Blue, Skies
(Hickory Records - new digital)
"Before You," "I'm Blue, Skies," "Any Day Now," "She's Pretty, She Lies," "Drive," "Mr. Lonely Boy," "Don't Wanna Know," "Back Pocket," "Not Ready to Let You Go," "Don't Look at Me," "You Get Me (featuring Charlotte Sometimes)," "Drive (Conaire Remix)." Co-written by Jackson with SIA, Stevie Aiello, Chris Braide and Charlotte Sometimes. Produced by Thomas "Tawgs" Salter and The ELEV3N. Video available at YouTube.


Added to September, 2013:

How The Grinch Stole Christmas
(Masterworks Broadway - new on CD)
New cast album.

Moved to October 8, 2013:

(Broadway Records - on 2 CDs)
Rock concept album based on Lizzie Borden story. Score by Steven Cheslik-deMeyer and Alan Stevens Hewitt (music) and Steven Cheslik-deMeyer and Tim Maner (lyrics). To be expanded into live concerts and theatrical events across the country. Carrie Manolakos and Storm Large, Carrie Cimma, Ryah Nixon. "Forty Whacks" (Prologue), "The House of Borden," "This Is Not Love," "Gotta Get Out of Here," "If You Knew," "The Soul of the White Bird," "Maybe Someday," "The Will" (Underscore), "Sweet Little Sister," "Shattercane & Velvet Grass," "The Milk" (Underscore), "Will You Stay?," "Why Are All These Heads Off?," "Mercury Rising," "Somebody Will Do Something," "Forty Whacks" (Entr'acte), "The Fall of the House of Borden," "What the F**k Now, Lizzie?!," "The Dress" (Underscore), "Burn the Old Thing Up," "Questions Questions," "Will You Lie?," "Watchmen for the Morning," "Maybe Someday" (Reprise 1), "Thirteen Days In Taunton," "Maybe Someday" (Reprise 2), "Into Your Wildest Dreams," "Forty Whacks" (Curtain). Engineered by Anthony "Rocky" Gallo. Book by Tim Maner; additional music by Tim Maner; additional lyrics by Alan Stevens Hewitt; based on an original concept by Steven Cheslik-deMeyer and Tim Maner; orchestrations by Alan Stevens Hewitt. Newly revised and orchestrated from previous version. Executive Produced by The Broadway Consortium (Van Dean and Kenny Howard) and Brunish Trinchero LLC.

Added, release date unknown:

Barefoot Boy With Cheek
(Uneconomically. - new digital)
Jenn Colella, Max von Essen and Robert Lenzi perform three songs from the 1947 musical comedy score by Sidney Lippman/Sylvia Dee score. "Little Yetta's Gonna Getta Man" (Colella), "Who Do You Think You Are?" (Lenzi and von Essen), "After Graduation Day" (von Essen). Musical direction and arrangements are by Fran Minarik (At Home Abroad, Make Mine Manhattan). To be available for download from New York Public Library for the Performing Arts website.