Talkin' Broadway Sound Advice Recap Week of 2/18/20

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Earlier recaps:

2020: February 11, 4 | January 28, 21, 14, 7

2019: December 24, 17, 10, 3 | November 26, 19, 5 | October 29, 22, 15, 8, 1 | September 24, 17, 10, 3, August 27, 20, 13, 6 | July 30, 23, 16, 9, 2 | June 25, 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

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CDs Now Available:

Gone with the Wind 1972 OLC
(Kritzerland - new on CD)
Score by Harold Rome. June Ritchie as Scarlett O'Hara and Harve Presnell as Rhett Butler. mastered from the original album masters housed at EMI in the UK. Limited release of 300 copies. Will ship by the third week of February. At

Promises, Promises 1969 OLC
(Kritzerland - new on CD)
Score by Burt Bacharach and Hal David. Starring Anthony Roberts, Betty Buckley, and Jack Kruschen. Mastered from the two-track album masters, which were in pristine condition. Songs put back into show order. Limited release of 300 copies. Will ship by the third week of February. At

Books Now Available:

44 poems for you
(Copper Canyon Press - Paperback Book)
By playwright Sarah Ruhl. 80 pages.


Sing Street OBC
(Masterworks Broadway - new on CD/mp3/Itunes)
Score by Gary Clark and John Carney. Cast includes Max Bartos, Brendan C. Callahan, Billy Carter, Zara Devlin, Gus Halper, Jakeim Hart, Martin Moran, Anne L. Nathan, Johnny Newcomb, Brenock O’Connor, Gian Perez, Sam Poon, Skyler Volpe, Amy Warren, Anthony Genovesi. "Just Can't Get Enough," "Riddle of the Model," "Up," "A Beautiful Sea," "Girls," "Faith of Our Fathers," "Dream for You," "Drive It Like You Stole It," "Up (Down Version)," "Brown Shoes," "To Find You," "Go Now."


Added, no release date:

(Broadway Records - new album)
Concept album for new musical by 16 year-old Elise Marra. Caitlin Kinnunen (The Prom), Jason Gotay (Evita, Between the Lines), Jason SweetTooth Williams (Be More Chill), Autumn Hurlbert (Legally Blonde), Allie Trimm (13), Delphi Borich (Cinderella), and percussionist Jacquelene Acevedo (American Utopia). will be recorded at 2nd Story Sound, and has been cast by Eisenberg/Beans Casting. Ashley Kate Adams of AKA Studio Productions and Mitchell Walker are producing the album, with Joe Barros directing and Benjamin Weiss music directing.

(Ghostlight Records - new album)
London cast recording of Stephen Schwartz / Charles Strouse score. Recently played a limited run at Park Theatre, London. Carolyn Maitland as Rebecca, Dave Willetts as Avram, Sam Attwater as Bronfman, with Debbie Chazen as Anna, Alex Gibson-Giorgio as Sal, Rachel Izen as Rachel, Samuel Jones and Jude Muir as David, Martha Kirby as Bella, Oisin Nolan-Power as Ben, and Jeremy Rose as Jack with Arthur Boan, Angela Caesar, Adam Crossley, Drew Dillon, Matthew Gent, and Natasha Karp. Executive-produced by Stephen Schwartz. Nick Barstow, music producer and orchestrator. Joe Bunker, as musical director. Recorded, mixed, and mastered by Joe and Nikki Davison at Auburn Jam Music.

Romeo & Bernadette: A Musical Tale of Verona and Brooklyn
(Yellow Sound Label - new album)
Off-Broadway cast recording. Nikita Burshteyn (Newsies), Anna Kostakis, Carlos Lopez (Man of La Mancha), Michael Marotta (Tenderly: The Rosemary Clooney Musical), Judy McLane (Mamma Mia!), Michael Notardonato, Ari Raskin, Troy Valjean Rucker (August Rush), Zach Schanne (Pippin), and Viet Vo (Viet Gone). Lyrics by Mark Saltzman and music adapted from classic Italian melodies. Recorded 2/18/20. Late March release expected.

Compiled by Talkin' Broadway Staff.

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