Talkin' Broadway Sound Advice Recap Week of 7/12/16

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Earlier recaps:

2016: July 5 | June 28, 21, 14, 7 | May 31, 24, 17, 10, 3 | April 26, 19, 12, 5 | March 29, 22, 15, 8, 1 | February 23, 16, 9, 2 | January 26, 19, 12, 5, 2016 | 2015

CDs Now Available:

Tuck Everlasting OBC
(DMI Soundtracks - new on CD)
Cast recording of Chris Miller/Nathan Tysen score. Carolee Carmello, Andrew Keenan-Bolger, Michael Park, Terrence Mann, Fred Applegate, Robert Lenzi, Michael Wartella, Valerie Wright, Pippa Pearthree. "Prologue," "Live Like This," "Good Girl Winnie Foster," "Good Girl Winnie Foster" (Reprise), "Top of the World," "Hugo's First Case, Pt 1," "Hugo's First Case, Pt 2," "The Story of the Tucks," "My Most Beautiful Day," "The Attic," "Join the Parade," "Partner in Crime," "Seventeen," "Everything's Golden," "Seventeen" (Reprise), "Time," "Time Quartet," "Everything's Golden" (Reprise), "You Can't Trust a Man," "The Wheel," "The Story of the Man in the Yellow Suit," "Everlasting," "The Story of Winnie Foster" (Orchestra), "The Wheel" (Finale). Release earlier on mp3 and at iTunes.

BOOKs Now Available:

Hamilton: Easy Piano Selections
(Hal Leonard - Paperback Book)
Nine songs from Lin-Manuel Miranda's Hamilton: "Alexander Hamilton," "Burn," "Dear Theodosia," "Helpless," "My Shot," "The Schuyler Sisters," "That Would Be Enough," "Wait for It," "You'll Be Back." 80 pages.

Some Enchanted Evenings: The Glittering Life and Times of Mary Martin
(St. Martin's Press - Hardcover Book/Kindle Edition)
Biography by David Kaufman. 432 pages.

DIGITAL MUSIC Now Available:

Dust and Ashes
(digital single)
Josh Groban sings song from Natasha, Pierre & The Great Comet of 1812. Available for streaming at and for purchase at iTunes.

DVD/Blu-Rays Now Available:

The Dresser
(Anchor Bay - new on Blu-ray/DVD)
Starz network production of Ronald Harwood play. Anthony Hopkins, Ian McKellen. Directed by Richard Eyre. 109 minutes.

The Gang's All Here
(Twilight Time - new Blu-ray)
1943 musical film directed by Busby Berkeley. Alice Faye, Carmen Miranda, Phil Baker, Benny Goodman and Orchestra, Eugene Pallete, Charlotte Greenwood. Special Features: Isolated Score Track (with some dialogue and effects) / Audio Commentary with Film Historian Drew Casper / Audio Commentary with Film Historians Glenn Kenny, Ed Hulse, and Farran Smith Nehme / Busby Berkeley: A Journey with a Star / Alice Faye’s Last Film: We Still Are! / Deleted Scene: The $64 Question / Original Theatrical Trailer. Limited release of 3,000 units. Available at Also now available there is Miss Sadie Thompson blu-ray.

It's a Date
(Warner Archive - new on Blu-ray)
1940 musical film featuring Deanna Durbin, Kay Francis, Walter Pidgeon. On demand pressing.

Silk Stockings
(Warner Archive - new on Blu-ray)
1957 MGM musical film with songs by Cole Porter. Fred Astaire, Cyd Charisse, Janis Paige, Peter Lorre. On demand pressing.


(Albany Records - new on CD)
Light Opera of New York recording of score by Jerome Kern and Clifford Grey. Conducted by Gerald Steichen. Emma Grimsley, Alex Corson, Bryan Elsesser, Adam Cannedy, Claire Kuttler, Richard Holmes, Natalie Ballenger, Rachel Braunstein


Replacement booklet offer:

If you purchased the recent Encores! cast recording of Paint Your Wagon, you may have a booklet with errors. You can request a correct booklet at:

Added, no release date:

Karen Olivo solo album
Album with musical a "theatre repertoire, but with a completely different spin." Expected fall 2016.

Delayed, new date unknown:

Stephen Schwartz's Magic To Do
(DMI Soundtracks - new on CD)
"In this whimsical musical revue, Schwartz weaves a spell-binding story inspired by his lifelong fascination with magic, showcasing some of his most famous songs, including "Day by Day" and "Defying Gravity" along with a new number, "A Little Magic," composed exclusively for Princess. Guided by a Magic Maker and his fantastical assistants, join us through a wondrous world of song, dance and history’s most memorable magic illusions. It’s a Broadway-caliber experience at sea. And where there’s Magic to Do, there can be miracles, when you believe." Partnership with Princess Cruises, Stephen Schwartz, Jim Steinmeyer, Don Frantz, and Gabriel Barre.