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Schedule of New & Upcoming CD, DVD & Book Releases

Talkin' Broadway Sound Advice Recap 2/25/14

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:

February 18, 11, 4 | January 28, 21, 14, 7, 2014 | 2013

CDs Now Available:

Fun Home Original Off-Broadway Cast
(P.S. Classics - new on CD/mp3/iTunes)
Original cast recording with score by Jeanine Tesori. Beth Malone, Michael Cerveris, Judy Kuhn, Alexandra Socha, Sydney Lucas, Griffin Birney, Noah Hinsdale, Roberta Colindrez, Joel Perez. "It All Comes Back (Opening)," "Sometimes My Father Appeared to Enjoy Having Children..., "Welcome to Our House on Maple Avenue," "Not Too Bad," "Just Had a Good Talk with Dad..., "Come to the Fun Home," "Helen's Etude," "Thanks for the Care Package..., "Al for Short," "Changing My Major," "I Leapt out of the Closet..., "Maps," "Read a Book..., "Raincoat of Love," "I Need More Coffee..., "Ring of Keys," "Let Me Introduce You to My Gay Dad..., "Shortly After We Were Married..., "Days and Days," "You Ready to Go for That Drive?..., "Telephone Wire," "It Was Great to Have You Home...," "Edges of the World," "This Is What I Have of You..., "Flying Away (Finale)."

Yank! Original Off-Broadway Cast
(PS Classics - new on CD/mp3/iTunes)
David and Joseph Zellnik score. Bobby Steggert, Ivan Hernandez, Nancy Anderson, Jeffry Denman, Tally Sessions, Andrew Durand, David Perlman, Chris Ruth, Joe Medeiros, Zak Edwards and Todd Faulkner. Music direction by Rob Berman. Orchestrated by Jonathan Tunick. "Opening Speech," "Remem'bring You," "Yank," "Polishing Shoes," "The Saddest Gal What Am," "Betty," "Click," "Get It, Got It, Good," "Rememb'ring You / Letters," "Blue Twilight," "You, You," "Yank (reprise)," "A Couple of Regular Guys," "Your Squad Is Your Squad," "Light On Your Feet," "Just True," "My Soldier," "A Couple of Regular Guys (reprise)," "Final Speech / Remem'bring You (reprise)." Recorded November 21-22.


Carmelina Digital
(Original Cast Records - new mp3)
Lerner & Lane score. 1979 original cast: Georgia Brown, Grace Keagy, John Michael King, and Josie de Guzman. "Overture," "Prayer/It's Time for a Love Song," "Why Him?," "I Must Have Her," "Someone in April," "Signora Campbell," "Love Before Breakfast," "Yankee Doodles Are Coming to Town," "One More Walk Around the Garden," "All That He Wants Me to Be," "Carmelina," "The Image of Me," "I'm a Woman," "Finale." Samples, tracks and digital album at CD Baby.

Fast Food: The Musical
(new digital)
Original musical by Rob Alderton. Singing cast from London. Samples, tracks and digital album available at CD Baby.

A Gentleman's Guide to Love and Murder OBC Digital w/ Digital Booklet
(Ghostlight Records - new on mp3/iTunes)
Steven Lutvak and Robert L. Freedman score. Jefferson Mays, Bryce Pinkham, Lisa O'Hare, Lauren Worsham, Pamela Bob, Joanna Glushak, Eddie Korbich, Jeff Kready, Mark Ledbetter, Jennifer Smith, Price Waldman, Catherine Walker and Jane Carr. "Overture / Prologue: A Warning to the Audience," "You're a D'Ysquith," "I Don't Know What I'd Do," "Foolish to Think," "A Warning to Monty," "I Don't Understand the Poor," "Foolish to Think (Reprise)," "Poison in My Pocket," "Poor Monty," "Better With a Man," "Inside Out," "Lady Hyacinth Abroad," "The Last One You'd Expect," "Why Are All the D'Ysquiths Dying," "Why Are All the D'Ysquiths Dying (Reprise)," "Sibella," "I've Decided to Marry You," "Final Warning," "Poison in My Pocket (Reprise)," "Looking Down the Barrel of a Gun," "Stop! Wait! What?!," "That Horrible Woman," "Finale." Recording date 1/13/14. CD format to be released 4/1/14.

DVD/Blu-Rays Now Available:

Irish the Musical
(Dptv Media - new on Blu-Ray)
Filmed at Wexford Opera House by Passionate Film and Music Group for PBS (the show is expected to tour). Set in Dublin in 1905, "the story of a quartet of performers leaving Ireland and hoping to make it big in New York." Nigel O'Connell, Sharon Sexton, Brian Flanagan, Aine Whelan.


Equus Blu-ray
(Twilight Time - new Blu-ray)
1977 film version of Peter Shaffer play. Richard Burton, Harry Andrews, Peter Firth, Eileen Atkins, Colin Blakely, Joan Plowright, Jenny Agutter. Directed by Sidney Lumet, Tony Palmer. Score by Richard Rodney Bennett. Extras: 1988 In From The Cold: The World Of Richard Burton (128 minutes); isolated score track; audio commentary with Julie Kirgo and Nick Redman; original theatrical trailer. Sold at

Brigadoon / Kiss Me, Kate Television Soundtracks
(Masterworks Broadway/ArkivMusic - ArkivMusic CD-R/mp3)
1966 Brigadoon (Lerner & Loewe): with Rhys Williams, Thomas Carlisle, Marilyn Mason, Peter Falk, Robert Goulet, Sally Ann Howes, Finlay Currie, Edward Villella, Linda Howe; Conductor Irwin Kostal; "Overture," "Brigadoon," "Almost Like Being In Love," "McConnachy Square," "From This Day On," "Come to Me, Bend to Me," "The Heather on the Hill," "Waiting for My Dearie," "I'll Go Home with Bonnie Jean," "There But for You Go I," "Brigadoon (Reprise)." 1968 Kiss Me Kate (Cole Porter): with Michael Callan, Jules Munshin, Jessica Walter, Robert Goulet, Carol Lawrence, Russell Nype, Marty Ingels, Tony Hendra, Nick Ullett; Conductor Jack Elliott ; "Overture," "Another Op'nin', Another Show," "Why Can't You Behave," "Wunderbar," "So In Love," "We Open in Venice," "I Hate Men," "I've Come to Wive It Wealthily in Padua," "Tom, Dick or Harry," "Were Thine That Special Face," "Too Darn Hot," "So Kiss Me, Kate," "Where Is the Life That Late I Led," "Always True to You in My Fashion," "So In Love (Reprise)," "Brush Up Your Shakespeare," "I Am Ashamed That Women Are So Simple," "Finale." Available earlier at


(MacLehose Press - Hardcover Book/Kindle Edition)
New biography by Philip Ziegler, through archival materials, including the 50-hour complete Olivier audio archive, and interviews with those closest to the actor, including Joan Plowright. U.S. release date.