Talkin' Broadway Sound Advice Recap Week of 2/12/19 (updated 2/15/19)

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Earlier recaps:

2019: February 5 | January 29, 22, 15, 8

2018: December 18, 11, 4 | November 27, 20, 13, 6 | October 30, 23, 16, 9, 2 | September 25, 18, 11, 4 | August 28, 21, 14, 7 | July 31, 24, 17, 10, 3 | June 26, 19, 12, 5 | May 29, 22, 15, 8, 1 | April 24, 17, 10, 3, March 27, 20, 13, 6 | February 27, 20, 13, 6 | January 30, 23, 16, 9, 2

2017 | 2016 | 2015


The Evolution of Mann
(Yellow Sound Label - new digital album on mp3/at iTunes)
Original Off-Broadway cast recording of score by Douglas J. Cohen and Dan Elish. Max Crumm, Allie Trimm, and Leslie Hiatt. "Overture," "The Year of the Weddings," "She's My Wife," "The Tale of the Otter," "Hard," "Settling Down," "It's Only a First Date," "What's the Matter With Henry?," "The Right Time to Propose," "Low Expectations," "The Green Light," "The Unromantic Things," "Keeping My Eye on the Ball," "Bows." Bonus Track: "It's Only a First Date." Produced by Nancy Manocherian's The Cell in association with the two creators. Orchestrations by Matt Aument. Musical supervision by Vadim Feichtner.

"Richmond Rewrites"
(Soundcat Records - new digital single on mp3/at iTunes)
Ethan Slater (SpongeBob SquarePants) performs single from the score of his musical in development, Write Me In. Released 1/30/19.

Three Points of Contact
(Very Intense Records - new digital album on mp3/at iTunes)
Concept album for musical with score by Ryan Scott Oliver (35mm: A Musical Exhibition). Kerstin Anderson, Ben Crawford, Gavin Creel, Katie Rose Clarke, Jenn Colella, Ben Fankhauser, Drew Gehling, Cory Jeacoma, Jay Armstrong Johnson, Taylor Iman Jones, Jo Lampert, Lindsay Mendez, Bonnie Milligan, Eric William Morris, Solea Pfeiffer, Isaac Cole Powell, Ethan Slater, Wesley Taylor, Emmy Raver-Lampman, Ryan Scott Oliver, Emily Rogers, Colton Ryan, Ryan Vasquez, Jessica Vosk, and Daniel Yearwood. Released 2/8/19.

BOOKs Now Available:

Theatre Goes Wrong: A Mischief Theatre Play Collection
(Methuen Drama - Paperback Book)
By Henry Lewis, Jonathan Sayer, and Henry Shields of the Olivier Award winning Mischief Theatre. Includes The Nativity Goes Wrong, Peter Pan Goes Wrong, The Play That Goes Wrong, The Comedy About a Bank Robbery. 336 pages. Released date currently unknown.


(Arts Music/Warner Classics/National Theatre - new on CD at Amazon UK)
2017 National Theatre cast album. Stephen Sondheim score. Cast includes Imelda Staunton, Philip Quast, Janie Dee, Peter Forbes, and Tracie Bennett. "Prologue," "Beautiful Girls," "Don't Look at Me," "Waiting for the Girls Upstairs," "Rain on the Roof / Ah, Paris! / Broadway Baby (Medley)," "The Road You Didn't Take," "In Buddy's Eyes," "Who's That Woman?," "I'm Still Here," "Too Many Mornings," "The Right Girl," "One More Kiss," "Could I Leave You," "Loveland," "You're Gonna Love Tomorrow / Love Will See Us Through (Medley)," "Buddy's Blues," "Losing My Mind," "The Story of Lucy and Jessie," "Live, Laugh, Love," "End of Show." Recorded in January 2018. U.S. release status unknown. Released on mp3 and at iTunes 1/18/19.


Come From Away: Welcome to the Rock: An Inside Look at the Hit Musical
(Hachette Books - new hardcover Book)
Fully illustrated companion book to the musical written by Irene Sankoff and David Hein. Laurence Maslon, contributor to this book. Foreword by Justin Trudeau. Libretto plus exclusive never-before-seen photos of the events that inspired the musical, illustrations of the cast, up-close details of the costumes and set, new interviews from passengers, Gander residents, and the actors that lined up to audition to portray them and much more.


Added to February 22:

Bella: An American Tall Tale
(Yellow Sound Label - new on CD)
Original cast recording of score by Kirsten Childs. Marinda Anderson, Yurel Echezarreta, Brandon Gill, Olli Haaskivi, Ashley D. Kelley, Kevin Massey, Jo’Nathan Michael, Kenita R. Miller, Paolo Montalban, Clifton Oliver, Gabrielle Reyes and NaTasha Yvette Willams. Currently at