Cast Albums Blog
FIRST LISTEN: Hamilton - Original Broadway Cast
In advance of the Thursday, September 24 digital release, NPR has posted a First Listen of the Original Broadway Cast recording of Lin-Manuel Miranda's Hamilton.
To listen to the cast recording, visit http://www.npr.org/2015/09/16/440925873/first-listen-cast-recording-hamilton
First Listen: New live 2014 London Cast recording of MISS SAIGON
First Listen: LADY DAY AT EMERSON'S BAR & GRILL
Entertainment Weekly has posted a preview of the new Lady Day at Emerson's Bar & Grill Broadway cast recording.
Featuring Audra McDonald's record 6th Tony-winning performance, the double CD set was recorded live by P.S. Classics during several performances in May. The recording hits stores and digital outlets on July 15.
First Listen: HEDWIG & THE ANGRY INCH
Due to overwhelming demand, the original Broadway cast recording of HEDWIG & THE ANGRY INCH has moved up its digital release date to June 12 (CDs will hit stores on July 15).
The production just won 4 Tony Awards, including Best Revival of a Musical, acting awards for stars Neil Patrick Harris & Lena Hall, and best lighting.
Preview tracks from LOVE'S LABOUR'S LOST
Sh-K-Boom Records has posted 2 preview clips from their upcoming original cast recording of Love's Labour's Lost.
The production premiered as part of The Public Theatre's 2013 summer Shakespeare in the Park season. The album will be available digitally on June 3 and on CD July 8. Directed by Alex Timbers, Love's Labour's Lost's score features songs by Michael Friedman with book adaptation by Timbers.
The physical CD will feature a deluxe jewel case package containing a full-color 38-page booklet with lyrics, photos, a show synopsis, notes from renowned writer Mark Harris (Entertainment Weekly, Grantland) and The Public Theater’s artistic director Oskar Eustis, an essay from Columbia University Professor James Shapiro, and an essay by Hilton Als that originally appeared in The New Yorker.