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Talkin' Broadway Sound Advice Recap 1/31/12

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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CDs Now Available:

Godspell Revival Cast Recording
(Ghostlight Records - new on CD)
CDU | B&N Godspell (The New Broadway Cast Recording) - Stephen Schwartz icon
2011 Broadway revival cast. Stephen Schwartz score. Hunter Parrish, Wallace Smith, Uzo Aduba, Nick Blaemire, Celisse Henderson, Morgan James, Telly Leung, Lindsay Mendez, George Salazar, Anna Maria Perez de Tagle, Joaquina Kalukango, Eric Michael Krop, Corey Mach, Julia Mattison. Expected early 2012. Co-produced by Kurt Deutsch and Stephen Schwartz. Previously released on mp3 and at iTunes

James Tormé: Love for Sale
(Entertainment One Music - new on CD/mp3)
CDU | B&N icon Love for Sale (Deluxe Edition) - James Tormé
Solo album for 2010 John Lennon Award Winner and son of singer Mel Tormé and British actress Janette Scott. "Let's Stay Together," "Love For Sale," "A Better Day Will Come," "Passin' By," "What Are You Doing The Rest Of Your Life?," "Rock With You," "Autumn Leaves," "Come Back To Me," "Comin' Home Baby," "Reminiscing In Tempo," "One Or The Other," "Little Black Spider," "Soft Songs". Released May 2011.


Assisted Living: The Musical
(new on mp3)
Musical score by Rick Compton and Betsy Bennett. Available at CDBaby.

Nicholas Nickleby - The Musical Pre-Production Cast Recording
(Doggeral Records - new on mp3)
Music, lyrics and libretto by Tim Brewster. Leigh Smith and Brett Hanson. Available at CDBaby.

DVD/Blu-Rays Now Available:

To Kill a Mockingbird 50th Anniversary Edition
(Universal Studios - Blu-ray/DVD/Digital Copy set)
CDU | B&N icon
1962 film featuring Gregory Peck, Mary Badham, Frank Overton, Rober Duvall, Brock Peters. Extras: Fearful Symmetry feature-length documentary on the making of To Kill a Mockingbird with cast and crew interviews and a visit to Author Harper Lee's hometown; A Conversation with Gregory Peck feature-length documentary with interviews, film clips, home movies; Academy Award Best Actor Acceptance Speech; Gregory Peck's memorable remarks upon receiving the AFI Lifetime Achievement Award; Cecilia Peck's farewell to her father given at the Academy in celebration of his life; Scout Remembers, Mary Badham shares her experiences working with Gregory Peck; feature commentary with Director Robert Mulligan and Producer Alan Pakula; original theatrical trailer of the film; 100 Years of Universal: Restoring The Classics in-depth look at the process of preserving the studio's film legacy.

BOOKs Now Available:

The Story of My Life Songbook
(Alfred Publishing - Paperback Book)
2009 Broadway musical directed by Richard Maltby, Jr., and starring Will Chase and Malcolm Gets. Music and lyrics by Neil Bartram. 14 songs: "Write What You Know," "Mrs. Remington," "The Greatest Gift," "1876," "Normal," "People Carry On," "The Butterfly," "Saying Goodbye (Part 1)," "Here's Where It Begins," "Independence Day," "I Like It Here," "I Didn't See Alvin," "This Is It," "Angels in the Snow." 120 pages.


2/4/12: After the Turn - A New Musical (Signed Copy)
(new on CD)
New brit-rock musical featuring the songs of Tim Prottey-Jones. Ashleigh Gray, Stephen Rolley, Tori Allen-Martin, Liam Doyle, Greg Oliver. Pre-ordering at Dress Circle

2/21/12: David Merrick Presents Hits from His Broadway Hits
(Masterworks Broadway/ArkivMusic - new on CD-R/mp3)
1964 album. John Gary, Ann-Margret and The Merrill Staton Voices. "Fanny," "Love Makes the World Go 'round" (Carnival), "Make Some One Happy" (Do Re Mi), "Small World" (Gypsy), "Our Language of Love" (Irma la Douce), "Take Me Along," "What Kind of Fool Am I?" (Stop the World, I Want to Get Off), "As Long As He Needs Me" (Oliver!), "Comes Once in a Lifetime" (Subways Are for Sleeping), "Anyone Would Love You" (Destry Rides Again), "Is It Really Me ?" (110 in the Shade), "Hello, Dolly!." New liner notes by Peter Filichia. Pre-ordering at

2/7/12: Gershwin: Porgy and Bess - The Sony Opera House
(RCA Red Seal - new on mp3/iTunesGershwin: Porgy and Bess - John DeMain & Houston Grand Opera
1976 Tony Award winning Houston Grand Opera production. John DeMain, conductor. Donnie Ray Albert, Clamma Dale, Wilma Shakesnider, Carol Brice, Andrew Smith, Alexander B. Smalls, Betty Lane, Larry Marshall. John Demain. 57 tracks. Not sure if there is something different in this new listing, which is related to a newly listed import. The original CD was released 10/25/90 and is available at Amazon, and the iTunes listing is not new.

Shipping in February: The Molly Maguires Soundtrack
(Kritzerland Records - new on CD)
Newly mixed, score by Henry Mancini plus bonus tracks. Also included, Charles Strouse's complete score for the film, which was scrapped early. Limited edition of 1500 copies. Official release is second week of March; orders placed at will ship about four weeks earlier.

Compiled by Talkin' Broadway Staff. Thanks to Max Preeo for his contributions.

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