Sunday, February 16, 2014

SHOW MUSIC FUTURE RELEASES

In this page you'll find information about future CDs, DVDs and Blu-ray releases regarding stage and movie musicals. Please keep in mind that many of these future releases may not be released as soon as planned, and a few of those will probably be postponed (some indefinitely).

RECENT ADDITIONS - Last update: 04.05.2017

THE VIEW UPSTAIRS - Original Off-Broadway Cast recording of Max Vernon’s new musical. Featuring Jeremy Pope, Taylor Frey, Nathan Lee Graham, Frenchie Davis, Benjamin Howes, Michael Longoria, Ben Mayne, Nancy Ticotin, Randy Redd, Richard E. Waits, Anthony Alfaro, and April Ortiz. Release date: 2017

BANDSTAND – Original Broadway Cast recording starring Laura Osnes, Corey Cott, Beth Leavel, Alex Bender, Joe Carroll, Brandon James Ellis, James Nathan Hopkins and Geoff Packard. Music Richard Oberacker and lyrics by Rob Taylor & Richard Oberacker. Release date: 2017

IOWA – Original Cast recording of the new musical by Jenny Schwartz and Todd Almond. Release date: June 2017

THE LIGHTNING THIEF – Off-Broadway Cast recording of the Percy Jackson musical by Joe Tracz and Rob Rokicki. Featuring Chris McCarrell, Carrie Compere, Sarah Beth Pfeifer, Jonathan Raviv, James Hayden Rodriguez, George Salazar and Kristin Stokes. Release date: June 2017

SUNDAY IN THE PARK WITH GEORGE – New Broadway Revival Cast recording of the Stephen Sondheim musical, starring Jake Gyllenhaal, Annaleigh Ashford, Brooks Ashmanskas, Jenni Barber, Phillip Boykin, Mattea Conforti, Erin Davie, Claybourne Elder, Penny Fuller, Jordan Gelber, Robert Sean Leonard, Liz McCartney, Ruthie Ann Miles, Ashley Park, Jennifer Sanchez, David Turner, Max Chernin, MaryAnn Hu, Michael McElroy, Jaime Rosenstein, Laura Irion, Julie Foldesi, and Andrew Kober. Release date: 2017

CHARLIE AND THE CHOCOLATE FACTORY – Original Broadway Cast recording starring Christian Borle, John Rubinstein, Emily Padgett, Kathy Fitzgerald, F. Michael Haynie, Ben Crawford, Emma Pfaeffle, Alan H. Green, Trista Dollison, Jackie Hoffman, Michael Wartella and Jake Ryan Flynn, Ryan Fous and Ryan Sell as Charlie. tOriginal songs by Marc Shaiman and Scott Wittman, with additional songs by Leslie Bricusse and Anthony Newley. Release date: June 2017

WAR PAINT – Original Broadway Cast recording starring Patti LuPone, Christine Ebersole, John Dossett and Douglas Sills. Music by Scott Frankel and lyrics by Michael Korie. Release date: 2017

FUTURE RELEASES IN ALPHABETICAL ORDER

AMÉLIE – Original Broadway Cast recording of the new musical based on the famous film. Muic by Daniel Messé and lyrics by Nathan Tysen. Featuring Phillipa Soo, Adam Chanler-Berat, David Andino, Randy Blair, Heath Calvert, Alison Cimmet, Savvy Crawford, Manoel Felciano, Harriett D. Foy, Alyse Alan Louis, Maria-Christina Oliveras, Paul Whitty and Tony Sheldon.. Release date: May 201

ANASTASIA – Original Broadway Cast recording of the stage adaptatiomn of the animated movie musical. Songs by Stephen Flaherty and Lynn Ahrens. Starring Christy Altomare, John Bolton, Ramin Karimloo, Derek Klena, Caroline O'Connor, Mary Beth Peil, Lauren Blackman and Kyle Brown. Release date: June 2017

BANDSTAND – Original Broadway Cast recording starring Laura Osnes, Corey Cott, Beth Leavel, Alex Bender, Joe Carroll, Brandon James Ellis, James Nathan Hopkins and Geoff Packard. Music Richard Oberacker and lyrics by Rob Taylor & Richard Oberacker. Release date: 2017

BEFORE AFTER – Studio Cast recording featuring Caroline Sheen and Hadley Fraser. Music by Stuart Matthew Price and lyrics by Timothy Knapman. Release date: 2017


BLONDEL – 1984 Original London Cast starring Paul Nicholas, Sharon Lee Hill, Stephan Tate, David Burt, Chris Langham and Cantabile. Music by Stephen Oliver and lyrics by Tim Rice. Pre-order at StageDoorRecords. Release date: May 2017

CHARLIE AND THE CHOCOLATE FACTORY – Original Broadway Cast recording starring Christian Borle, John Rubinstein, Emily Padgett, Kathy Fitzgerald, F. Michael Haynie, Ben Crawford, Emma Pfaeffle, Alan H. Green, Trista Dollison, Jackie Hoffman, Michael Wartella and Jake Ryan Flynn, Ryan Fous and Ryan Sell as Charlie. tOriginal songs by Marc Shaiman and Scott Wittman, with additional songs by Leslie Bricusse and Anthony Newley. Release date: June 2017

COMRADE ROCKSTAR – Songs from the musical inspired by the life of Dean Reed. Music by Richard John and lyrics by Julian Woolford. Featuring Tim Howar, Kim Ismay, Caroline Sheen, Andy Conaghan, Lucy Schaufer, Yvette Robinson, OrlaGormley and Katy Secombe. Release date: May 2017


DREAMGIRLS – Original London Cast recording, recorded live at the Savoy Theatre. Starring Amber Riley, Liisi LaFontaine, Ibinabo Jack, Joe Aaron Reid, Adam J. Bernard, Tyrone Huntley, Nicholas Bailey and Lily Frazer. Music by Henry Krieger and lyrics by Tom Eyen. Release date: May 2017

GOD BLESS YOU, MR. ROSEWATER – Encores! Off-Center Cast recording of the Alan Menken and Howard Ashman musical. Starring Skylar Astin, Santino Fontana, James Earl Jones, Rebecca Naomi Jones, Kate Wetherhead, Derrick Baskin, Jeff Blumenkrantz, Nick Choksi, Eddie Cooper, Kevin Del Aguila, Clark Johnson, Kevin Ligon, Marla Louissaint, Liz McCartney, Bonnie Milligan and Brynn O’Malley. Release date: 2017

HADESTOWN - Live New York Theatre Workshop Cast recording of Anaïs Mitchell's score. Featuring Nabiyah Be, Damon Daunno, Lulu Fall, Amber Grey, Patrick Page, Jessie Shelton, Chris Sullivan and Shaina Taub. Release date: 201


HELLO, DOLLY! – New Broadway Cast recording of Jerry Herman’s musical, starring Bette Midler, David Hyde Pierce, Gavin Creel, Kate Baldwin, Taylor Trensch, Beanie Feldstein, Will Burton, Melanie Moore, Jennifer Simard and Kevin Ligon. Release date: 2017

HOLIDAY INN – Original Broadway Cast recording of the new Irving Berlin musical. Starring Bryce Pinkham, Danny Rutigliano, Megan Lawrence, Megan Sikora, Corbin Bleu and Lora Lee Gayer. Release date: 2017

IOWA – Original Cast recording of the new musical by Jenny Schwartz and Todd Almond. Release date: June 2017

JUNIE B. JONES THE MUSICAL CAST ALBUM – First-ever recording of the Off-Broadway musical with a score by Zina Goldrich & Marcy Heisler. Featuring Lori Casteel, Ericka Aubrey, Scott Baker, Galen Fott, Sarah Bailey, Shelean Newman, David Wise, Chris Lee, Emily Webb, Garris Wimmer, and Shane McConnell. Release date: 2017


KID VICTORY – Original Off-Broadway Cast recording of the Vineyard Theatre production, with music by John Kander and lyrics by Greg Pierce. Featuring Ann Arvia, Joel Blum, Laura Darrell, Jeffry Denman, Karen Ziemba, Brandon Flynn, David Garrison, Dee Roscioli and Blake Zolfo. Release date: September 2017

KISS ME, KATE – Blu-ray release of the 2002 London revival filmed in front of a live audience. Starring Brent Barrett, Rachel York, Michael Berresse, Nancy Anderson and Nicolas Colicos. Songs by Cole Porter. Release date: May 2017


THE LIGHTNING THIEF – Off-Broadway Cast recording of the Percy Jackson musical by Joe Tracz and Rob Rokicki. Featuring Chris McCarrell, Carrie Compere, Sarah Beth Pfeifer, Jonathan Raviv, James Hayden Rodriguez, George Salazar and Kristin Stokes. Release date: June 2017

NATASHA, PIERRE & THE GREAT COMET OF 1812 – Original Broadway Cast recording of the Dave Malloy musical. Starring Denée Benton, Josh Groban, Brittain Ashford, Gelsey Bell, Nicholas Belton, Nick Choksi, Amber Gray, Grace McLean, Paul Pinto, Scott Stangland and Lucas Steele. Release date: 2017

NAUGHTY MARIETTA - 1981 Smithsonian Institution recording of Victor Herbert and Rida Johnson Young's famed operetta now for the first time on CD. Judith Blazer stars. Release date: May 2017

NEWSIES – Digital release of the filmed stage production of Alan Menken and Jack Feldman’s musical, starring Jeremy Jordan, Kara Lindsay, Ben Fankhauser, Andrew Keenan-Bolger, Steve Blanchard, Katherine Plumber, Tommy Bracco and Aisha de Haas. The show won Tonys for Best Choreography (Christopher Gattelli) and Original Score. Release date: May 2017

ROSE-MARIE - 1981 the Smithsonian Institution recording of Rudolf Friml, Herbert Stothart, Otto Harbach and Oscar Hammerstein II's score. The recording has never been issued until now, when it makes its debut with Ron Raines in the starring role. Release date: May 2017

SOUTH PACIFIC - DVD and Blu-ray release of the Lincoln Center Theater production presented in Australia and filmed live. Starring Lisa McCune, Teddy Tahu Rhodes, Kate Ceberano, Eddie Perfect, Daniel Koek, Celina Yuen, John O'May, Jeremy Stanford, John Xintavelonis and Rowan Witt. Musical staging by Christopher Gattelli. Release date: 2017

THE SPONGEBOB MUSICAL - Cast recording for Nickelodeon musical. Featuring Ethan Slater, Gavin Lee, Nick Blaemire, Lilli Cooper, Carlos Lopez, Danny Skinner, Gaelen Gilliland, Juliane Godfrey, Curtis Holbrook, Stephanie Hsu, Jesse JP Johnson, L'ogan J'ones, Emmy Raver-Lampman, Mark Ledbetter, Kelvin Moon Loh, Lauralyn McClelland, Vasthy Mompoint, JC Schuster, Allysa Shorte, Jacob Smith, Abby C. Smith, Jason Michael Snow, and Allan K. Washington. Original songs by Yolanda Adams, Steven Tyler and Joe Perry of AEROSMITH, Sara Bareilles, Jonathan Coulton, Alex Ebert of Edward Sharpe & The Magnetic Zeros, The Flaming Lips, John Legend, Lady Antebellum, Cyndi Lauper, Panic! At the Disco, Plain White T's, They Might Be Giants and T.I., and a song by David Bowie with additional lyrics by Jonathan Coulton. Release date: 2017


SUNDAY IN THE PARK WITH GEORGE – New Broadway Revival Cast recording of the Stephen Sondheim musical, starring Jake Gyllenhaal, Annaleigh Ashford, Brooks Ashmanskas, Jenni Barber, Phillip Boykin, Mattea Conforti, Erin Davie, Claybourne Elder, Penny Fuller, Jordan Gelber, Robert Sean Leonard, Liz McCartney, Ruthie Ann Miles, Ashley Park, Jennifer Sanchez, David Turner, Max Chernin, MaryAnn Hu, Michael McElroy, Jaime Rosenstein, Laura Irion, Julie Foldesi, and Andrew Kober. Release date: 2017

THE VIEW UPSTAIRS - Original Off-Broadway Cast recording of Max Vernon’s new musical. Featuring Jeremy Pope, Taylor Frey, Nathan Lee Graham, Frenchie Davis, Benjamin Howes, Michael Longoria, Ben Mayne, Nancy Ticotin, Randy Redd, Richard E. Waits, Anthony Alfaro, and April Ortiz. Release date: 2017

WAR PAINT – Original Broadway Cast recording starring Patti LuPone, Christine Ebersole, John Dossett and Douglas Sills. Music by Scott Frankel and lyrics by Michael Korie. Release date: 2017

FOREVER POSTPONED OR CANCELLED

42ND STREET - JAY's complete studio cast of the Harry Warren & Al Dubin musical.

ANNIE - JAY's complete cast studio cast recording. 

ANYONE CAN WHISTLE - JAY's studio cast recording of the Stephen Sondheim score, starring Maria Friedman, Julia McKenzie and John Barrowman.

BABES IN TOYLAND - Studio Cast recording of the Victor Herbert's 1903 musical conducted by John McGlinn, includes numbers like "March of the Toys", "Go to Sleep, Slumber Deep", "Toyland".

BACK IN THE DAY - Selections from a new musical by Jonathan Larson award winning writer Lance Horne. Featuing the Cape Cod Repertory Theatre cast: Trish LaRose, Kate Pazakis, Ethan Paulini, Matthew Morris, Aaron Libby and Justyn Eldredge.

BANG GOES THE MERINGUE! - Original Cast recording of an earlier Julian Slade (SALAD DAYS) musical.


BIG BANG - Original Cast Recording of the Off-Broadway musical written and featuring Jed Feuer & Boyd Graham.


BOOBS, THE MUSICAL - cast album of the revue of Ruth Wallis songs. 

BRIGADOON - complete Studio Cast recording in two CDs of the Frederick Loewe & Alan Jay Lerner musical.

A CHORUS LINE - Original 2013 London Revival Cast Recording of the Marvin Hamlisch & Edward Kleban musical, starring John Partridge, Scarlett Strallen and Leigh Zimmerman.

COME SPY WITH ME - Original Cast recording of the 1966 Bryan Blackburn's show, starring Danny La Rue and Barbara Windsor.

CYRANO DE BERGERAC - Concept Cast Recording of a new musical with Music by Frank Wildhorn and Lyrics by Leslie Bricusse.

FIDDLER ON THE ROOF - Jay's complete studio cast recording


HOLLER IF YA HEAR ME - Original 2014 Broadway Cast recording of the musical inspired by the music of Tupac Shakur. Featuring Joshua Boone, Dyllon Burnside, Christopher Jackson, John Earl Jelks, Tonya Pinkins, Saycon Sengbloh, Ben Thompson and Saul Williams.


HAVE A HEART - John McGlinn and the London Sinfonietta studio cast recording of the Jerome Kern & P. G. Wodehouse 1917 musical, includes songs like "Napoleon", "I Am All Alone" and "They All Look Alike".

HERRINGBONE - Original Cast recording of the one-man musical Herringbone, starring Tony winner BD Wong. Music by Skip Kennon and Lyrics by Ellen Fitzhugh.

THE HOLIDAY GUYS IN HAPPY MERRY HANU-MAS - Cast recording of the holiday revue starring Marc Kudisch and Jeffry Denman. The album will include songs as "Do You Hear What I Hear," "God Rest Ye Merry, Gentlemen," "Jingle Bells," "Have Yourself A Merry Little Christmas" and "Holly Jolly Christmas”.

JUMBO - this CD of Richard Rodgers & Lorenz Hart score will include radio tracks of the show, cut numbers and other historic material. Miles Kreuger is writing the notes, like he did for the studio cast of SHOW BOAT. The scores includes "The Most Beautiful Girl in the World", "Little Girl Blue" and "My Romance".

LADY MAY - Original Cast recording of an earlier Julian Slade (SALAD DAYS) musical.

LEAVE IT TO JANE - John McGlinn and the London Sinfonietta studio cast recording of the Jerome Kern, Guy Bolton & P. G. Wodehouse musical, starring Jason Graae, Judy Kaye, Rebecca Luker and Alix Korey. The score includes "Cleopatterer", "Sir Galahad" and "The Sun Shines Brighter".


LESTAT - Original Broadway Cast Recording of the Elton John and Bernie Taupin musical. Starring Hugh Panaro, Carolee Carmello, Drew Sarich, Jim Stanek, Roderick Hill, Michael Genet and Allison Fischer.

LOVELY LADIES KIND GENTLEMEN - studio cast recording of the Stan Freeman / Franklin Underwood's musical with Lou Diamond Phillips, Mickey Rooney, Charles Nelson Reilly, John Schneider and Eleanor Cables.

LUCKY GUY - Original Off-Broadway Cast recording starring Kyle Dean Massey, Leslie Jordan, Varla Jean Merman, Jenn Colella, Jim Newman, Savannah Wise, Callan Bergman, Xavier Cano, Wes Hart and Joshua Woodle. Music and Lyrics by Willard Beckham.

METROPOLITA(I)N - Bilingual, socio-political musical revue by Christophe Mirambeau, Ken Bloom and Barry Kleinbort. Cast includes Edwin Cahill, Caroline Defauw, Simon Fortin, Vincent Heded, Liza Michael and Caroline Rolland's.

MILK AND HONEY - Backers Audition Recording with Don Appell giving the entire plot and Jerry Herman accompanying (and singing Molly Picon's songs). A possible two-CD set. 

MISS CHICKEN LITTLE - PS Classic will release a studio cast recording of this 1954 television musical with music by Alec Wilder and lyrcis by William Engvick. 

A MOTHER'S KISSES - studio cast recording of the Richard Adler musical based on Brue Jay Friedman's novel. Although Beatrice Arthur had the leading role, this show closed-on-the-road. Debbie Reynolds will play the role for this recording.

OH, BOY! - Studio Cast recording of the Jerome Kern and Guy Bolton & P. G. Wodehouse's 1917 musical conducted by John McGlinn, includes songs like "Till the Clouds Roll By" and "An Old-Fashioned Wife".

OH, LADY! LADY! - Studio Cast recording of the Jerome Kern and Guy Bolton & P. G. Wodehouse's 1918 musical conducted by John McGlinn, includes songs like "Bill" (heard here for the first time) and "Not Yet".

PEOPLE LIKE US - Cast Recording of the new musical with Lyrics by Todd Almond & Gus Kaikkonen and Music by Todd Almond. Starring Matt Bogart and Pamela Bob.

THE PHILADELPHIA - Studio Cast Recording of the musical by J. Eccleshare. Featuring Sean Hargreaves, Vicki Forrester, Sophie Elliot, Daniel Whitehead, Nicole Thomason, Tom Kirk, Arran Kent, Craig Nixon, James Barber, Emily Cookson and Jonny Pryor.

PRINCE OF GRAND STREET - Cast recording of the 2003 Jewish Repertory Theatre production of this Bob Merrill that closed out of town. Starring Mike Burstyn and Brooke Sunny Moriber.

SHLOMO - Cast Recording of the musical based on the life of the singing rabbi Shlomo Carlebach, starring David Rossmer, Josie de Guzman, Thursday Farrar, Paul Jackel, James Judy, Brooke Moriber, Daniel Rudin, David Reiser, Aaron Kaburick, Jillian Louis, Gary Patent, Luke Rosen, Talya Smilowitz, Noah Solomon and Lauren Weisman. Music by Shlomo Carlebach and Lyrics by David Schechter, with additional material by Carlebach's daughter, Neshama Carlebach.

SHOW BOAT, THE COMPLETE - DVD box-set to include the 1929 (Laura La Plante, Joseph Schildkraut, Otis Harlan, Emily Fitzroy, Stepin Fetchit), 1936 (Irene Dunne, Allan Jones, Charles Winninger, and Paul Robeson), 1951 (Kathryn Grayson, Ava Gardner, Howard Keel and Joe E. Brown) films.

SIX WIVES - Studio Cast recording of the musical by Edward Thomas and Joe Masteroff. Starring Alexander Gemignani and Alexandra Silber.


SPRING IS HERE - studio cast recording of the Richard Rodgers & LorenZ Hart 1925 musical comedy, produced by Tommy Krasker for his PS Classics label with Aaron Gandy as musical director (two of the responsibles for the deligthful THROUGH THE YEARS cast recording). The score includes "With a Song in My Heart", "Why Can't I" and "Yours Sincerely".

SWEET CHARITY - another recording of the Coleman & Fields' musical, this time the 1966 French Cast recording, starring Magali Noel, Sidney Chaplin, and Collette Marchand. 

TALES OF THE CITY - San Francisco's American Conservatory Theatre Original Cast recording of the musical adaptation of Armisted Maupin’s nove. Music and Lyrics by Jake Shears and John "JJ" Garden of the Scissor Sisters. Starring Judy Kaye, Betsy Wolfe, Mary Birdsong, Wesley Taylor, Manoel Felciano, Patrick Lane, Richard Poe, Kathleen Monteleone, Andrew Samonsky, Josh Breckenridge, Diane J. Findlay and Alex Hsu.

THUNDER KNOCKING ON THE DOOR - Off-Broadway Cast recording of the Blues musical starring Chuck Cooper, Leslie Uggams, Peter J. Fernandez, Marva Hicks and Michael McElroy. Music by Keb' Mo', Anderson Edwards and Keith Glover, Lyrics by Keith Glover

WHOOPEE - PS Classics will release a studio cast version of this 1928 musical with Music by Walter Donaldson and Lyrics by Gus Kahn. The score includes “Makin’ Whoopee” and “Love Me or Leave Me”. With the assistance of the Donaldson family a reconstruction is now underway and the entire score will be restored and recorded. The cast will include Karen Ziemba, Marin Mazzie and Erin Dilly. 

4 comments:

  1. Are there any dates for Whoopee and Jumbo to be released

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  2. Hi Robert, I guess those two recordings have been postponed indefinitely.

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  3. hi do you know if cats is getting a new cast cd made

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    1. Hi Bryan, I'm afraid I haven't heard about a possible cast recording of the revival of CATS.

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