Talkin' Broadway Sound Advice Recap Week of 1/3/17 (updated 1/6/17)

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Earlier recaps:

2016: December 27, 20, 13, 6 | November 29, 22, 15, 8, 1 | October 25, 18, 11, 4 | September 27, 20, 13, 6 | August 30, 23, 16, 9, 2 | July 26, 19, 12, 5 | June 28, 21, 14, 7 | May 31, 24, 17, 10, 3 | April 26, 19, 12, 5 | March 29, 22, 15, 8, 1 | February 23, 16, 9, 2 | January 26, 19, 12, 5, 2016 | 2015

BOOKs Now Available:

Five Plays by Samuel D. Hunter
(TCG - Paperback Book/Kindle Edition)
Rest, A Great Wilderness, The Few, A Permanent Image and Pocatello. 400 pages.

Legacy, a Musical Indictment
(Kindle Edition)
New historical hip-hopera by November Christine about the 16th century priest Martin Luther. Song "Are You the Man" available on mp3.

Rodgers & Hammerstein's Carousel: The Complete Book and Lyrics of the Broadway Musical
(Applause Books - Paperback Book)
Part of The Applause Libretto Library Series. 160 pages.

VINYL Now Available

Kinky Boots OBC vinyl
(Masterworks Broadway - vinyl double album)
Score by Cyndi Lauper. Stark Sands, Billy Porter, Tory Ross, Annaleigh Ashford,. "Price and Son Theme / The Most Beautiful Thing in the World," "Take What You Got," "Land of Lola," "Charlie's Soliloquy," "Step One," "Sex Is in the Heel," "The History of Wrong Guys," "Not My Father's Son," "Everybody Say Yeah," "What a Woman Wants," "In This Corner," "Charlie's Soliloquy (Reprise)," "Soul of a Man," "Hold Me in Your Heart," "Raise You Up / Just Be."


Bells Are Ringing Blu-ray
(Warner Archive - new Blu-ray)
1960 film adaptation of Broadway show, directed by Vincente Minnelli. Judy Holliday, Dean Martin, Jean Stapleton, Fred Clark. Score by Betty Comden and Adolph Green. 126 minutes.

The Hamilton Mixtape vinyl w/digital download
(Atlantic - new double vinyl album + digital)
Side 1: "No John Trumbull" (Intro), "My Shot" (with Busta Rhymes, Joell Ortiz & Nate Ruess) [Rise Up Remix], "Wrote My Way Out," "Wait For It," "An Open Letter" (with Shockwave) [Interlude], "Satisfied" (with Miguel & Queen Latifah); Side 2: "Dear Theodosia" (with Ben Folds), "Valley Forge" (Demo), "It's Quiet Uptown," "That Would Be Enough," "Immigrants (We Get The Job Done)"; Side 3: "You'll Be Back," "Helpless" (with Ja Rule), "Take A Break (Interlude), "Say Yes To This," "Congratulations," "Burn"; Side 4: "Stay Alive (Interlude), "Cabinet Battle 3" (Demo), "Washingtons By Your Side," "History Has Its Eyes On You," "Who Tells Your Story" (with Common & Ingrid Michaelson), "Dear Theodosia (Reprise)." Digital download included.

The Harvey Girls
(Warner Archive - DVD-R)
1946 MGM musical film. Judy Garland, John Hodiak, Ray Bolger, Angela Lansbury, Preston Foster, Virginia O'Brien, Kenny Baker, Marjorie Main, Chill Wills, Cyd Charisse. Songs by Harry Warren and Johnny Mercer. 101 minutes.

I'll Cry Tomorrow
(Warner Archive - DVD-R)
1955 biopic of Lillian Roth, based on her autobiography. Susan Hayward, Richard Conte, Eddie Albert, Don Taylor, Margo, and Jo Van Fleet.

In the Good Old Summertime
(Warner Archive - DVD-R)
1949 musical film based on Miklós László's Parfumerie. Judy Garland, Van Johnson, Spring Byington, Buster Keaton, Liza Minnelli. 103 minutes.

Wait Until Dark Blu-ray
(Warner Archive - new Blu-ray)
1967 film based on Frederick Knott's play. Audrey Hepburn, Alan Arkin, Richard Crenna, Jack Weston, Julie Herrod, and Efrem Zimbalist Jr. 108 minutes.


Charlie and the Chocolate Factory: Broadway Tie-In
(Puffin Books - Paperback Book)
By Roald Dahl. Illustrated by Quentin Blake. Classic book with a new cover. Age range: 8-12 years. 192 pages.

Murder, Stage Left (The Nero Wolfe Mysteries)
(Mysterious Press - Paperback Book)
By Robert Goldsborough. Theatre-set murder mystery. 250 pages.

Shakespeare in the Theatre: Nicholas Hytner
(Bloomsbury Arden Shakespeare - Hardcover book/Paperback/Kindle Edition)
By Abigail Rokison-Woodall. Examines the work of theatre director Nicholas Hytner (Artistic Director of the National Theatre from 2003-2015). Featuring case studies of Hytner's Shakespeare productions and interviews with actors, designers, directors and other practitioners with whom Hytner has worked. 264 pages.

Totally Scripted: Idioms, Words, and Quotes from Hollywood to Broadway That Have Changed the English Language
(Lyons Press - Paperback Book)
By Josh Chetwynd. Approximately 100 essays on words, phrases and idioms made famous by Hollywood along with the stories behind 30 or so of the most iconic—and ultimately often used—quotes from films ... And, a sidebar on William Shakespeare’s unique contribution to the English language. 232 pages.

A Whole New World: The Road to Broadway and Beyond
(Disney Editions - Hardcover Book)
By Michael Lassell. Backstage and behind the scenes look at the creative process for the musical Aladdin. 192 pages.