Sunday, July 10, 2016

SHOW MUSIC RELEASES: JULY 2016


Here you find a list, as complete as possible, of all the CDs, digital albums, DVDs and Blu-ray regarding stage and movie musicals that that are being released in July 2016. The list is in alphabetical order.

CAFÉ SOCIETY - Original Movie Soundtrack of Woody Allen's last movie, with songs by Richard Rodgers & Lorenz Hart and others. Includes new recordings by Vince Girodano & The Nighthawks.

You can read my review by clicking here.


CAROL + 2: THE ORIGINAL QUEENS OF COMEDY – 1966 CBS special starring Carol Burnett, Lucille Ball, Zero Mostel and Harvey Korman. It also includes the television version of Mary Rodgers & Marshall Barer’s musical ONCE UPON A MATRESS starring Carol Burnett, Ken Berry, Bernadette Peters, Jack Gilford, Ron Husmann and Jane White.


THE GANG'S ALL HERE - Blu-ray release of the 1943 musical directed by Busby Berkeley, starring Alice Faye, Carmen Miranda, Phil Baker, Benny Goodman and Orchestra, Eugene Pallete, Charlotte Greenwood. Songs by Harry Warren and Leo Robin. 


IT'S A DATE - DVD release of the 1940 musical starring Deanna Durbin, Kay Francis, Walter Pidgeon, Eugenne Pallette and Henry Stephenson. Directed by William A. Seiter.


LADY IN THE DARK – DVD release of the 1954 television production of this musical with book by Moss Hart, music by Kurt Weill and lyrics by Ira Gershwin. Starring Ann Sothern, with James Daly, Luella Gear, Sheppard Strudwick, and Carleton Carpenter. 

SID AND MARTY KROFFT’S LES POUPEES DE PARIS – Original Cast recording of a puppet show that performed on tour and at the 1964 World’s fair, with songs by James Van Hausen & Sammy Cahn, sung by Pearl Bailey, Milton Berle, Cyd Charisse, Annie Fargé, Gene Kelly, Liberace, Jayne Mansfield, Tony Martin, Phil Silvers, Loretta Young and Edie Adams. 

You can read my review by clicking here.


SILK STOCKINGS - Blu-ray release of the 1957 MGM musical movie adaptation oft Cole Porter's Broadway musical. Directed by Rouben Mammoiulina and starring Fred Astaire, Cyd Charisse, Janis Paige, Jules Munshin, Peter Lorre, George Tobias, Joseph Buloff and Wim Sonneveld.

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