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NEWS: The Bridges of Madison County to get 2 disc Original Cast Recording

Ghostlight Records will record the original Broadway cast recording of The Bridges of Madison County, the new romantic musical by the Pulitzer Prize and Tony Award winning team of Marsha Norman (‘night Mother, The Color Purple) and Jason Robert Brown (The Last Five Years, Parade). The show, which opened on February, is currently running at the Gerald Schoenfeld Theatre (236 ...

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CD REVIEW: Murder for Two – Original Cast Recording

Book &Music: Joe Kinosian Book &Lyrics: Kellen Blair Reviewer: Mark Clegg A spooky mansion filled with suspicious characters, a freshly murdered corpse and dogged but flawed detective. The plot of this musical may initially seem to be straight out of either an Agatha Christie novel or a game of Cluedo, but neither of these comparisons last for long once this ...

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CD REVIEW: Natasha, Pierre & The Great Comet of 1812 – Original Cast Recording

Music, Lyrics and Orchestration: Dave Malloy Reviewer : Rosie Revell [Rating:4] “There’s a war going on out there” Natasha, Pierre &The Great Comet of 1812’s original cast recording invites its listeners to join Tolstoy’s lovers for an evening they’ll never forget. Set in Moscow during the Napoleonic war of 1812 the show is a vibrant mix of electro pop opera ...

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CD REVIEW: The Last Five Years, 2013 Off-Broadway Cast

Music and lyrics: Jason Robert Brown Reviewer: Lucy Thackray [rating:4] From the moment the haunting, music-box opening bars of Jason Robert Brown’s The Last Five Years start, a sense of intense familiarity will wash over any fan of this cult two-hander musical. This is quickly dispersed by a new voice: Betsy Wolfe’s pure, country-tinged vocals kick in and, 12 years ...

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CD REVIEW: Marry Me a Little

Reviewer: Lauren Humphreys [rating:3.5] Ghostlight Records present this new recording of Keen Company’s “revisal” of Craig Lucas and the late Norman Rene’s 1981 conceptual review Marry Me a Little, built around songs cut from the musicals of Stephen Sondheim. Dialogue free and told entirely in song, this new production re-thinks aspects of the original work: now set in “hipster” Brooklyn ...

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CD REVIEW: Fancy Nancy The Musical: Original Off-Broadway Cast Recording

Book and Lyrics: Susan Dilallo Music and Lyrics: Danny Abosch Musical Direction: James Dobinson Reviewer: Helen Jones [rating:4.5] Fancy Nancy The Musical is based upon the series of children’s picture books by Jane O’Connor and illustrated by Robin Preiss Glasser. The original book, published in 2005, was a huge success and spawned a series of books now totalling fifty. Fancy ...

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