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Talkin' Broadway Sound Advice Recap 12/17/13

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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Earlier recaps:

December 10, 3 | November 26, 19, 12, 5 | October 29, 22, 15, 8, 1 | September 24, 17, 10, 3 | August 27, 20, 13, 6 | July 30, 23, 16, 9, 2 | June 18, 11, 4 | May 28, 21, 14, 7 | April 30, 23, 16, 9, 2 | March 26, 19, 12, 5 | February 26, 19, 12, 5; January 29, 22, 15, 8, 1


CDs Now Available:

You Are Home: The Songs of Anderson & Petty
(Great White Wax - new on CD/mp3/iTunes)
Debut songbook album for writing team Barry Anderson and Mark Petty. Matthew Barrow, Gina Beck, Kieran Brown, Jen Burleigh-Bentz, Brent Michael DiRoma, Cynthia Erivo, Josh Franklin, Natalie Gallo, Autumn Hurlbert, Jason Kappus, Debbie Kurup, Sophia Ragavelas, Jonathan Rayson, Coleen Sexton, Lucia Spina, and Frances Ruffelle. "Beautiful Day," "Suddenly," "Only Me - You Are Home," "The Rain It Falls," "Forever Child," "This Time I Know," "Tell Me," "Superman," "Christmas Eve," "We Stand Together," "Take Me Away," "Love Will Find Its Way," "A New Star Tonight," "River, Slow Down," "Stand Up."


DIGITAL DOWNLOADs Now Available:

Fame Forever: Talent Springs Eternal
(new demo recording)
Sequel to the international hit Fame. Score by Steve Margoshes (music) and Ben H. Winters (lyrics). Conceived and developed by David De Silva. Justin Keyes, Emily Vasquez, Annie Golden, Sara Schmidt, Jared Joseph, Caesar Samayoa, Regina Le Vert, David Perlman, Amy Decker, Gabrielle Ruiz, Britney Coleman, Nicholas Rodriguez and Marshal Carolan. orchestrations by Danny Troob and Steve Margoshes. Recorded at Kilgore Sound in New York City under the direction of Rick Hip-Flores. The show is licensed worldwide by MTI. Listen to the recording at www.FameNetwork.com.


DVD/Blu-Rays Now Available:

Yes, it's really shipping:
Omnibus: Gene Kelly - Dancing: A Man's Game
(Entertainment One Music - new on DVD)
1958 Omnibus TV show with Fred Astaire.

Psych: The Musical
(Universal - new DVD & CD set)
21013 musical episode of U.S. TV series. Steve Franks and Adam Cohen score. Barry Bostwick, and Dule Hill, Brooke Lyons, Anthony Rapp, James Roday, Ally Sheedy. CD soundtrack features selected songs from the musical. A murder mystery about the troubled Jack the Ripper musical. 88 minutes.

The Sound of Music - Live!
(Universal Studios - new on DVD)
NBC production, to be presented live on December 5, with Carrie Underwood, Stephen Moyer, Audra McDonald, Laura Benanti, Christian Borle, Christiane Noll.


BOOKs Now Available:

Confessions of a Casting Director: Help Actors Land Any Role with Secrets from Inside the Audition Room
(It Books - new Paperback Book/Kindle Edition)
By Jen Rudin. Foreword by Janeane Garofalo. 240 pages.

Suzan-Lori Parks in Person: Interviews, Addresses, Commentaries
(Routledge - Hardcover/Paperback Book)
Philip C Kolin and Harvey Young, editors. 256 pages.


Recordings RECENTLY MADE AVAILABLE FOR PRE-ORDER:

From Broadway With Love: A Benefit Concert For Sandy Hook
(Broadway Records - new on 2 CDs/DVD/Blu-Ray)
January 28, 2013, concert of healing for the Newtown community where composers, musicians and more than 100 stars of Broadway came together with over 300 students from several Newtown dance groups, the Sandy Hook School 3rd and 4th grades and the Newtown High School Chamber Choir. Disc 1: "Seasons of Love" (Robin De Jesus, Ashley Blanchet and From Broadway With Love chorus), "Sandy Hook Elementary School Song" (Students from Sandy Hook Elementary School), "Beautiful City" (Stephen Schwartz), "Defying Gravity" (Julia Murney with Stephen Schwartz on piano), "On The Atchison, Topeka and The Santa Fe" (Christine Ebersole), "Funny/The Duck Joke" (Janet Metz & Richard Kind), "I Wan'na Be Like You" (Richard Kind), "Ol' Man River" (Phillip Boykin with Jeffrey Saver at the piano), "Still" (Brett Boles, From Broadway With Love Chorus), "When You're Good to Mama" (Mary Testa), "Finishing the Hat" (Michael Cerveris), "Sunday" (Michael Cerveris, Newtown High School Chamber Choir and From Broadway With Love Chorus), "Somewhere" (Newtown High School Chamber Choir), "Raise Your Voice" (members of the Broadway and Touring Cast of Sister Act). Disc 2: "Just One Person" (Sesame Street Performers & From Broadway With Love Chorus), "Blue Suede Shoes / Brown Eyed Handsome Man / I Hear You Knockin" (members of the Broadway cast of Million Dollar Quartet featuring Lee Rocker on Bass), "I'm a Believer" (Micky Dolenz & From Broadway With Love Chorus), "Good Morning Baltimore" (Nikki Blonsky & From Broadway With Love Chorus with Marc Shaiman at the piano), "You Can't Stop the Beat" (Nikki Blonsky, Brooke Tansley, Micky Dolenz, Capathia Jenkins & From Broadway With Love Chorus with Marc Shaiman at the piano), "Sing" (Paul Scott Goodman & From Broadway With Love Chorus), "The Impossible Dream" (Brian Stokes Mitchell), "Finding Wonderland" (Capathia Jenkins & From Broadway With Love Chorus with Frank Wildhorn at the piano), "If I Had My Way" (Linda Eder & From Broadway With Love Chorus with Frank Wildhorn at the piano), "One Voice" (From Broadway With Love Company & Students From Sandy Hook Elementary School)

From Broadway With Love: A Benefit Concert For Sandy Hook
(Broadway Records - new on DVD/Blu-Ray)
January 28, 2013, concert of healing for the Newtown community where composers, musicians and more than 100 stars of Broadway came together with over 300 students from several Newtown dance groups, the Sandy Hook School 3rd and 4th grades and the Newtown High School Chamber Choir. Disc 1: "Seasons of Love" (Robin De Jesus, Ashley Blanchet and From Broadway With Love chorus), "Sandy Hook Elementary School Song" (Students from Sandy Hook Elementary School), "Beautiful City" (Stephen Schwartz), "Defying Gravity" (Julia Murney with Stephen Schwartz on piano), "On The Atchison, Topeka and The Santa Fe" (Christine Ebersole), "Funny/The Duck Joke" (Janet Metz & Richard Kind), "I Wan'na Be Like You" (Richard Kind), "Ol' Man River" (Phillip Boykin with Jeffrey Saver at the piano), "Still" (Brett Boles, From Broadway With Love Chorus), "When You're Good to Mama" (Mary Testa), "Finishing the Hat" (Michael Cerveris), "Sunday" (Michael Cerveris, Newtown High School Chamber Choir and From Broadway With Love Chorus), "Somewhere" (Newtown High School Chamber Choir), "Raise Your Voice" (members of the Broadway and Touring Cast of Sister Act). Disc 2: "Just One Person" (Sesame Street Performers & From Broadway With Love Chorus), "Blue Suede Shoes / Brown Eyed Handsome Man / I Hear You Knockin" (members of the Broadway cast of Million Dollar Quartet featuring Lee Rocker on Bass), "I'm a Believer" (Micky Dolenz & From Broadway With Love Chorus), "Good Morning Baltimore" (Nikki Blonsky & From Broadway With Love Chorus with Marc Shaiman at the piano), "You Can't Stop the Beat" (Nikki Blonsky, Brooke Tansley, Micky Dolenz, Capathia Jenkins & From Broadway With Love Chorus with Marc Shaiman at the piano), "Sing" (Paul Scott Goodman & From Broadway With Love Chorus), "The Impossible Dream" (Brian Stokes Mitchell), "Finding Wonderland" (Capathia Jenkins & From Broadway With Love Chorus with Frank Wildhorn at the piano), "If I Had My Way" (Linda Eder & From Broadway With Love Chorus with Frank Wildhorn at the piano), "One Voice" (From Broadway With Love Company & Students From Sandy Hook Elementary School). Bonuses: Making of featurettes; interviews with the cast and more

Jennifer Holliday: The Song Is You
(Shanachie Entertainment/Euphonic Records - new on CD/mp3/iTunes)
Standards, two new songs, tributes to others. "Prelude…Invitation To Love," "Love Dance," "The Look of Love," "At Last," "Prelude…Jenny's Serenade of Love," "The Song Is You (feat. Joe Gransden & the JG Big Band)," "Love Me By My Name," "Touch," "Nobody Does It Better," "Prelude…Two Hearts "Real-Talk" In Love," "Are You Leaving Me?," "The One You Used To Be," "It's Not About You," "Prelude…The Promise for True-Love," "Love Is On the Way." Produced by Daniel Moore and Jennifer Holliday.

Privates on Parade OLC
(Stage Door Records - new on CD)
Olivier Awarding winning 1977 musical comedy by Peter Nichols and Denis King. Digitally remastered from original tapes. Original Royal Shakespeare cast Ben Cross, David Daker, Ian Gelder, Nigel Hawthorne, Simon Jones, Neil McCaul, Joe Melia, Denis Quilley, Richard Rees, Emma Williams, Tim Wylton. "Overture," "S.A.D.U.S.E.A- The Company," "The Movie To End Them All," "The Little Things We Used To Do," "Black Velvet," "Better Far Than Sitting This Life Out," "The Prince Of Peace," "Could You Please Inform Us," "Privates On Parade," "The Latin American Way," "Sunnyside Lane," "Sunnyside Lane" (Reprise), "Play Off." Samples and ordering at StageDoorRecords.com


Books RECENTLY MADE AVAILABLE FOR PRE-ORDER:

Carrie: The Musical: Vocal Selections
(Hal Leonard - Paperback Book)
Songs from Michael Gore and Dean Pitchford score for Off-Broadway production. 18 selections: "Alma Mater," "And Eve Was Weak," "Carrie," "Carrie (Reprise)," "Do Me a Favor," "Dreamer in Disguise," "Epilogue," "Evening Prayers," "I Remember How Those Boys Could Dance," "In," "A Night We'll Never Forget," "Once You See," "Open Your Heart," "Unsuspecting Hearts," "When There's No One," "Why Not Me?," "The World According to Chris," "You Shine."

Frozen: Music from the Motion Picture Soundtrack Vocal Selections
(Hal Leonard - Paperback Book)
Songs by Kristen Anderson-Lopez and Robert Lopez. 11 songs and color artwork. Songs: "Do You Want To Build A Snowman?," "Fixer Upper ," "For The First Time In Forever," "For The First Time In Forever (Reprise)," "Frozen Heart," "Heimr Arnadalr," "In Summer," "Let It Go," "Love Is An Open Door," "Reindeer(s) Are Better Than People," "Vuelie."

Motown: The Musical Piano/Vocal Selections
(Hal Leonard - Paperback Book)
28 favorite Motown classics, as well as the two new tunes co-written by Berry Gordy and Michael Lovesmith for the show "Hey Joe (Black Like Me)" and "Can I Close The Door (On Love)." 112 pages.

Now. Here. This. Piano/Vocal Selections
(Hal Leonard - Paperback Book)
Jeff Bowen & Hunter Bell score. 11 vocal selections from the cast recording including: "Archer," "Dazzle Camouflage," "Give Me Your Attention," "Golden Palace," "Kick Me," "Members Only," "More Life," "That'll Never Be Me (Duet)," "Then Comes You," "This Time," "What Are the Odds?"

OTHER NEW ANNOUNCEMENTS: Added for April 8, 2014:

Funny Face
(Warner/Paramount - new Blu-ray)
1957 musical film. Fred Astaire, Audrey Hepburn, Kay Thompson, Michel Auclair, Robert Flemyng, Dovima. Directed by Stanley Donen. Songs by George & Ira Gershwin include "Think Pink!," "How Long Has This Been Going On?," "Funny Face," "Bonjour, Paris!," "Clap Yo' Hands," "He Loves and She Loves," "On How to Be Lovely," "Basal Metabolism," "Let's Kiss and Make Up," "'S Wonderful". Contains songs (and star) from stage musical, but the plot is different. Extras Kay Thompson: Think Pink!; This is VistaVision; Fashion Photographers Exposed; The Fashion Designer and His Muse; Parisian Dreams; theatrical trailer.

Sabrina
(Warner/Paramount - new Blu-ray)
1954 film based on Samuel Taylor's play Sabrina Fair. Audrey Hepburn, Humphrey Bogart, William Holden. Directed by Billy Wilder. Extras: Audrey Hepburn: Fashion Icon; Sabrina's World; Supporting Sabrina; William Holden: The Paramount Years; Sabrina documentary; Behind the Gates: Camera.


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