Wednesday, May 20, 2015

MUSICALS ON CD AND VIDEO RELEASES: MAY 2015

Here you find a list, as complete as possible, of all the CDs, DVDs and Blu-ray regarding stage and movie musicals that that are being released in May 2015. The list is in alphabetical order.

DAMES AT SEA – For the first time on CD the Original London Cast recording of the Jim Wise, George Haimsohn and Robin Miller score. Featuring Joyce Blair, Rita Burton, Kevin Scott, Sheila White, Blayne Barrington, William Ellis and Kevin Scott. Available at MasterworksBroadway.com

You can read my review by clicking here.

FRANK SINATRA COLLECTION – Blu-ray 5 film collection that includes ANCHORS AWEIGH, ON THE TOWN, GUYS AND DOLLS, OCEAN’S 11 and ROBIN HOOD AND THE 7 HOODS.


FUN HOME – New release of the world-premiere cast recording of the musical by Jeanine Tesori & Lisa Kron, updated with select new material that reflects slight changes to the Broadway version and previously unrecorded material from the original Off-Broadway production. Starring includes Beth Malone, Michael Cerveris, Judy Kuhn, Sydney Lucas, Emily Skeggs, Roberto Colindrez and Joe Perez. 


GIGI – Original 2015 Broadway Revival Cast recording of the Frederick Loewe & Alan Jay Lerner musical. Starring Vanessa Hudgens, Corey Cott, Victoria Clark, Dee Hoty, Howard McGillin and Steffanie Leigh. 

You can read my review by clicking here

THE LAST FIVE YEARS – Blu-ray release of movie adaptation of Jason Robert Brown's musical. Starring Anna Kendrick and Jeremy Jordan, plus Sherie Rene Scott and Betsy Wolfe. Directed by Richard LaGravenese.

LIBERTY: A MONUMENTAL NEW MUSICAL – Original Off-Broadway Cast recording with music by Jon Goldstein and lyrics by Dana Leslie Goldstein. Featuring Abigail Shapiro, Emma Rosenthal, Ben McHugh, Cheryl Stern, Tom Souhrada, Ryan Duncan, C. Mingo Long and Andrew DiTusa.

ON THE TWENTIETH CENTURY – Original Broadway Revival Cast recording starring Kristin Chenoweth, Peter Gallagher, Andy Karl, Mark Linn-Baker, Michael McGrath and Mary Louise Wilson. Music by Cy Coleman and lyrics by Betty Comden & Adolph Green.

You can read my review by clicking here

THE ROSE – Blu-ray release of the 1979 movie directed by Mark Rydell, starring Bette Midler, Alan Bates, Frederic Forrest and Harry Dean Stanton. Includes some extras. 

THANK YOUR LUCKY STARS – Blu-ray release of the 1943 musical film directed by David Butler, with new songs by Arthur Schwartz & Frank Loesser. Eddie Cantor, Joan Leslie, Dennis Morgan, Edward Everett Horton and Dinah Shore lead a cast of stars:  Humphrey Bogart, Bette Davis, Olivia de Havilland, Errol Flynn, John Garfield, Ida Lupino, Ann Sheridan, Dinah Shore, Alexis Smith, Jack Carson, Alan Hale, George Tobias, Hattie McDaniel and Spike Jones.

TOKIO CONFIDENTIAL - Studio Cast recording of the Eric Schorr musical featuring Paice, Jose Llana, Jeff Kready, Telly Leung, Bruce Warren and Manna Nichols. 

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