Talkin' Broadway Sound Advice Recap 4/7/15

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:

March 31, 24, 17, 10, 3 | February 24, 17, 10, 3 | January 27, 20, 13, 6, 2015

Quick list of all Amazon links for this week.

CDs Now Available:

Cassandra Wilson: Coming Forth By Day
(Sony Legacy - new on CD/mp3/iTunes/2-LP vinyl)
Musical homage to Billie Holiday. "Don't Explain," "Billie s Blues," "Crazy He Calls Me," "You Go to My Head," "All Of Me," "The Way You Look Tonight," "Good Morning Heartache," "What a Little Moonlight Can Do," "These Foolish Things," "Strange Fruit," "I'll Be Seeing You," "Last Song (For Lester).

Jack The Ripper OLC
(Stage Door Records - new import CD)
Original London cast recording of Ron Pember/Denis De Marne score. Previously unreleased, and digitally remastered from the master tapes. Terese Stevens, Eleanor McCready, Roy Stone, Charles West, Linda Rusby, Elaine Holland, Peter Spraggon, Christine Edmonds, Charles West. "Saturday Night," "Sing, Sing," "Generally Nice," "God Bless Us," "Goodbye Day," "What A Life - The Gang, The Girls," "Love," "Ripper's Going To Get You," "Charlie And Queenie," "Half A Dozen Pints," "There's A Boat Coming In," "Look At Them," "Suspects," "Policeman's Chorus," "Step Across The River," "Montage," "Saturday Night (Reprise)."


My Favorite Things
(digital single)
The Rodgers & Hammerstein song, performed by Australian-Vietnamese concert pianist Van-Anh Nguyen and American-Vietnamese singer Bich-Van Nguyen. In anticipation of their Seasons Of Love Album, releasing May 19. Arranged by Van-Anh, it highlights the classical crossover genre. Sample clip and single track available at CD Baby.

DVD/Blu-Rays Now Available:

Doris Day: The Essential Collection
(Warner Home Video - new on DVD)
Romance on the High Seas, My Dream Is Yours, It's a Great Feeling, Tea for Two, Lullaby of Broadway, On Moonlight Bay, April in Paris, By the Light of the Silvery Moon, Calamity Jane, Lucky Me, Love Me or Leave Me, The Pajama Game, Please Don't Eat the Daisies, Billy Rose's Jumbo, The Glass Bottom Boat.

BOOKs Now Available:

All That Glittered: The Golden Age of Drama on Broadway, 1919-1959
(St. Martin's Press - Kindle Edition)
Ethan Mordden's 2007 book, previously available in Hardcover. Other Mordden books being released in Kindle Editions: Open a New Window: The Broadway Musical in the 1960s , The Happiest Corpse I've Ever Seen: The Last Twenty-Five Years of the Broadway Musical , Sing for Your Supper: The Broadway Musical in the 1930s (Golden Age of the Broadway Musical)

The Great Parade: Broadway's Astonishing, Never-to-Be-Forgotten 1963-1964 Season
(St. Martin's Press - Hardcover Book/Kindle Edition)
By Peter Filichia. 304 pages.


A Little Night Music framed poster
(Dress Circle - framed poster)
Poster for Garrick Theatre production, framed. Available at Dress Circle


42nd Street
(Warner Archive - new Blu-ray)
1933 musical film, new restoration. Bonuses include: From Book to Screen to Stage 2006 retrospective documentary; Hollywood Newsreel (vintage WB short subject), A Trip Thru a Hollywood Studio vintage WB short subject; Harry Warren-America's Foremost Composer vintage WB short subject; The 42nd Street Special vintage WB promotional newsreel; Young and Healthy vintage WB 1933 cartoon; Shuffle Off to Buffalo vintage WB 1933 cartoon. Original Theatrical Trailer.

John & Jen
(Broadway Records - new on CD)
Keen Company cast recording of Andrew Lippa/Tom Greenwald score. Kate Baldwin and Conor Ryan. Will include the premiere of the new song, "Trouble with Men," as well as new orchestrations and two songs from the score never before recorded. To be recorded April 6. Produced by Michael Croiter. Currently pre-ordering at


Mr. Burns and Other Plays
(TCG - Paperback Book)
Anne Washburn plays Mr. Burns, The Small, I Have Loved Strangers Orestes. 304 pages.