Talkin' Broadway Sound Advice Recap Week of 8/27/19 (updated 8/30/19)

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2019: August 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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MUSIC to be released this Friday, August 30:

Moulin Rouge! OBC digital
(House of Iona/RCA Records - new on CD)
Cast includes Karen Olivo, Aaron Tveit, Danny Burstein, Sahr Ngaujah, Tam Mutu, Ricky Rojas, and Robyn Hurder. "Welcome To The Moulin Rouge!," "Truth Beauty Freedom Love," "The Sparkling Diamond," "Shut Up And Raise Your Glass," "Firework," "Your Song," "So Exciting! (The Pitch Song)," "Sympathy For The Duke," "Nature Boy," "Elephant Love Medley," "Backstage Romance," "Come What May," "Only Girl In A Material World," "Chandelier," "El Tango De Roxanne," "Crazy Rolling," "Your Song Reprise," "Finale (Come What May)," "More More More! (Encore)." Produced by Baz Luhrmann, Justin Levine, Matt Stine and Alex Timbers. Music supervision, orchestrations and arrangements by Justin Levine. Expected Fall 2019.

DVD/BLU-RAYs Now Available:

The Roman Plays
(Opus Arte - new on 4 DVDs/Blu-ray)
RSC's Julius Caesar, Antony and Cleopatra, Titus Andronicus, and Coriolanus. Filmed live in Stratford-Upon-Avon. Extras: documentary shorts, director's commentary, cast gallery, interviews with cast and crew.

Shakespeare's Globe's Twelfth Night
(Opus Arte - new on DVD)
2017 production. Marc Antolin, Carly Bawden, Nandi Bhebhe, Le Gateau Chocolat, Tony Jayawardena, Joshua Lacey, Pieter Lawman, Annette McLaughlin, Kandaka Moore, Katy Owen, John Pfumojena, Thoe St. Claire, Anita-Joy Uwajeh. Directed by Emma Rice.

BOOKs Now Available:

Sam Wanamaker: A Global Performer
(Oberon Books - Hardcover Book/Kindle Edition)
By Diana Devlin. Biography of actor/director/activist Sam Wanamaker, who worked in the United States and the U.K. and spent years campaigning for the reconstruction of Shakespeare's Globe in London. 360 pages.

To the Max: Max Weitzenhoffer's Magical Trip from Oklahoma to Broadway and London's West End - and Back
(Full Circle Press - Hardcover Book)
By Tom Lindley. Biography of theater owner and theatre producer Max Weitzenhoffer (Dracula, Burn This, The Will Rogers Follies, A Little Night Music revival ...). 232 pages.


Michael Longoria: Like They Do In The Movies
(Broadway Records - new on CD)
Includes "Evergreen," "I Will Always Love You," "Take My Breath Away," "Unchained Melody," plus the debut of an original song written by Michael Longoria and arranged by James Dobinson called "Kiss Me (Like They Do In The Movies)." Music arrangements by Rona Siddiqui and James Dobinson. Produced by Michael Croiter. Currently at

The Noteworthy Life of Howard Barnes
(new on CD/digital)
World premiere recording of score by Michael Kooman and Christopher Dimond. The musical premiered at the Village Theatre in 2018. Cast includes Joshua Carter, Taryn Darr, Jeff Steitzer, Jasmine Jean Sim. Music director R.J. Tancioco. Orchestrations by Mike Pettry. Vocal Arrangements by Michael Kooman. Currently pre-ordering at


Added, no release date:

Leslie Odom Jr.
(new album)
New album from Hamilton actor Leslie Odom Jr. Single from the album to be released September 13, will album released date of November 2019.