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Talkin' Broadway Sound Advice Recap 8/20/13

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:

August 13 6 | July 30, 23, 16, 9, 2 | June 18, 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

DVD/Blu-Rays Now Available:

There Goes the Bride
(VCI Entertainment - new on DVD)
1932 musical film. Jessie Matthews, Owen Nares. Directed by Albert de Courville.

BOOKs Now Available:

Anything Goes: A History of American Musical Theatre
(Oxford Univ Press - Hardcover Book/Kindle Edition)
Ethan Mordden takes an entirely fresh look at the musical ... emphasizing the writing of musicals and the performing of them. Includes detailed discographical essay. 400 page; 25 photographs.


1814! The War of 1812 Rock Opera
(Morphius - new on CD/mp3 already released)
Conceived by David Dudley and Dave Israel. "[T]urns a forgotten war into an unforgettable rock spectacle of 19th century war history insanely re-imagined, as a hilarious & sexy 1970s rock spectacle a la Judas Priest, KISS, AC/DC." Presented in June at the Capital Fringe Festival.

50 Shades! The Musical
(Koch Entertainment - new on CD)
Al Samuels, Amanda Blake Davis, Jody Shelton, Ashley Ward, Dan Wessels touring parody musical. Amber Petty, Chris Grace, Emily Eden, Jessica Kemock, Spencer Rose, Nick Semar, Matthew Nolan, Caroline Reade, Victor Show. Released iTunes 8/13/13.

The Last Five Years Revival cast
(Ghostlight Records - new on CD/digital)
2013 Second Stage cast: Adam Kantor and Betsy Wolfe. Produced by Jason Robert Brown with Kurt Deutsch and Stacey Mindich executive producers. "Still Hurting," "Shiksa Goddess," "See I'm Smiling," "Moving Too Fast," "A Part Of That," "The Schmuel Song," "A Summer In Ohio," "The Next Ten Minutes," "A Miracle Would Happen / When You Come Home To Me," "Climbing Uphill," "If I Didn't Believe In You," "I Can Do Better Than That," "Nobody Needs To Know," "Goodbye Until Tomorrow / I Could Never Rescue You."

Young at Heart
(Olive Films - new Blu-Ray/DVD)
1954 musical film with Frank Sinatra and Doris Day. 117 minutes.


Added to September 27 (digital) and October 22 (CD)

Matilda OBC
(Broadway Records/Yellow Sound Label - new on CD/digital)
2013 Broadway cast recording of Tim Minchin score. Produced by Michael Croiter and Christopher Nightingale. Currently pre-ordering at; other options coming soon.