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Talkin' Broadway Sound Advice Recap 12/20/11

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:

Macabre Mansion Presents: A Christmas Carol
(MM Media - new on mp3)
Fully dramatized adaptation of Charles Dickens' classic. Sixty-minute audio drama adaptation, in the style of old radio shows. Available at CD Baby.

The People In The Picture
(Kritzerland - new on CD)
Original Broadway cast recording of score by Mike Stoller and Artie Butler (music) and Iris Rainer Dart (lyrics). Donna Murphy, Alexander Gemignani, Christopher Innvar , Hal Robinson, Lewis J. Stadlen, Joyce Van Patten, Chip Zien, Brad Bradley, Rachel Bress, Jeremy Davis, Emilee Dupre, Maya Goldman, Louis Hobson, Shannon Lewis, Jessica Lea Patty, Andie Mechanic, Megan Reinking, Jeffrey Schecter and Paul Anthony Stewart. Orchestrations by Michael Starobin. Produced by Steve Epstein. Full-color 24-page booklet. Available at


Godspell Revival Cast Recording Digital Digital Release
(Ghostlight Records - new on mp3/iTunesGodspell (The New Broadway Cast Recording) - Stephen Schwartz
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. CD to be released January 31.

DVD/Blu-Rays Now Available:

Glee: The Concert Movie
(Fox - new Blu-Ray/DVD/3D Blu-Ray)
Concert footage from East Rutherford, New Jersey, performances, shown in theaters. Cast includes Dianna Agron, Darren Criss, Lea Michele, Chris Colfer, Jane Lynch, Chord Overstreet, Cory Monteith, Heather Morris, Mark Salling, Naya Rivera, Kevin McHale, Harry Shum Jr., Amber Riley, Jenna Ushkowitz, Ashley Fink. Directed by Kevin Tancharoen. 3D version includes behind the scenes footage, with special guest Gwyneth Paltrow as Holly Holliday.

Light in the Piazza
(Warner Archive - new DVD-R)
Remastered 1962 film that was the basis for the 2005 musical. Olivia de Havilland, Rossano Brazzi, Yvette Mimieux, George Hamilton and Barry Sullivan. Released 11/2/2011. Also available at Warner Archive.


Added, no release date:

Queen of the Mist Original cast recording
(Ghostlight Records - new on CDS)
Michael John LaChiusa score. Original Off-Broadway cast for the Transport Group: Mary Testa, Andrew Samonsky, D.C. Anderson, Stanley Bahorek, Theresa McCarthy, Julia Murney, Tally Sessions. Orchestrations by Michael Starobin. Musical direction by Chris Fenwick, who conducts a seven-piece orchestra. To be recorded January 3, 2012.

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

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