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LAST RELEASES OF 2012

LES MISÉRABLES - Highlights from the Motion Picture Soundtrack starring Hugh Jackman, Russell Crowe, Anne Hathaway, Amanda Seyfried, Eddie Redmayne, Helena Bonham Carter, Sacha Baron Cohen, Samantha Barks and Aaron Tveit. Music by Claude-Michel Schonberg and Lyrics by Alain Boublil.


TRIASSIC PARQ THE MUSICAL - Original Off-Broadway cast album of the musical written by Marshall Pailet, Bryce Norbitz and Stephen Wargo. Featuring Lindsay Nicole Chambers, Brandon Espinoza, Wade McCollum, Claire Neumann, Lee Seymour, Shelley Thomas and Alex Wyse.


NOW. HERE. THIS - Off-Broadway cast recording of Jeff Bowen/Hunter Bell/Susan Blackwell score. Musical direction and arrangements by Larry Pressgrove. Cast includes the writers plus Heidi Blickenstaff.


A FUNNY THING HAPPENED ON THE WAY TO THE FORUM - Original Soundtrack of the movie adaptation of Stephen Sondheim musical, with additional music by Ken Thorne. Starring Zero Mostel, Phil Silvers, Jack Gilford, Michael Crawford, Michael Hordern and Roy Kinnear. Available at Quartet Records.


OKLAHOMA!

Blu-ray release of the 1999 Royal National Theatre production of Rodgers & Hammerstein musical. Starring Hugh Jackman, Josefina Gabrielle, Shuler Hensley, Jimmy Johnston and Maureen Lipman. Directed by Trevor Nunn and choreographed by Susan Stroman.


HANS CHRISTIAN ANDERSEN

Blu-ray release of the 1952 musical film with Frank Loesser score. Starring Danny Kaye, Farley Granger, Zizi Jeanmaire, Joseph Walsh and Philip Tonge


BABES IN TOYLAND

1955 and 1954 live television versions of Victor Herbert operetta. Libretto by Glen MacDonough. Dennis Day, Barbara Cook (1955), Jo Sullivan (1954) Wally Cox, Jack E. Leonard, Edward Brian (1954), Dickie Belton (1955) and Dave Garroway; the Bil and Cora Baird Marionettes. Produced and directed by Max Liebman. Black & white.


BABES IN TOYLAND

Blu-ray release of Disney’s musical film. Directed by Jack Donohoe. Starring Ray Bolger, Tommy Kirk, Annette Funicello, Tommy Sands and Ann Jillian. Oscar-nominated score includes 11 songs by George Bruns and Mel Leven.


13 - U.K. National Youth Music Theatre cast recording of the Jason Robert Brown musical.


NO WAY TO TREAT A LADY - Ghostlight Records will re-release the York Theatre Company's 1996 original cast recording of the musical by Douglas J. Cohen, adapted from the novel by William Goldman. Starring Adam Grupper, Paul Schoeffler, Alix Korey and Marguerite MacIntyre.


LES MISÉRABLES - Digitally remastered 1985 Original London Cast of the Alain Boublil and Claude-Michel Schoenberg score. Starring Colm Wilkinson, Patti LuPone, Michael Ball, Frances Ruffelle, Roger Allam, Alun Armstrong, Sue Jane Tanner, Rebecca Caine and David Burt.


JEROME KERN: THE LAND WHERE THE GOOD SONGS GO - Studio Cast two-discs recording of the sold-out Manhattan concert of Jerome Kern songs crafted by arranger, orchestrator and music director David Loud. Starring Kate Baldwin, Heidi Blickenstaff, Rebecca Luker, Graham Rowat, Matthew Scott and Phliip Chaffin.


WITHOUT YOU - world-premiere recording of “Rent” star Anthony Rapp's solo show, documenting his experience in the landmark Jonathan Larson musical and his relationship with his own mother. It features songs by Larson and R.E.M.


THE MARVELOUS WONDERETTES: CAPS AND GOWNS - Laguna Playhouse cast of the sequel to the Off-Broadway musical created by Roger Bean. Featuring Jenna Coker-Jones, Misty Cotton, Bets Malone, Lowe Taylo. Arrangements and orchestrations by Michael Borth. Available at CDBaby.


CHAPLIN - Original Broadway Cast recording starring Rob McClure, Jim Borstelmann, Jenn Colella, Erin Mackey, Michael McCormick, Christiane Noll, Zachary Unger, Wayne Allan Wilcox. Music and Lyrics by Christopher Curtis.


LEAP OF FAITH - Original Broadway Cast starring Raúl Esparza, Jessica Phillips, Kendra Kassebaum, Kecia Lewis-Evan, Leslie Odom Jr, Krystal Joy Brown and Talon Ackerman. Music by Alan Menken and Lyrics by Glenn Slater.


FORBIDDEN BROADWAY ALIVE & KICKING - 2012 Cast recording of the new Gerard Alessandrini review, featuring Natalie Charle Ellis, Scott Richard Foster, Jenny Lee Stern and Marcus Stevens.


CABARET - reissue of the Original London Cast Recording of the Kander & Ebb musical, starring Judi Dench as Sally Bowles, plus Kevin Colson, Peter Sallis, Lila Kedrova, Richard Owens, Barry Dennen and Pamela Strong.


GENTLEMEN PREFER BLONDES - 1962 Original London Cast recording starring Dora Bryan, Anne Hart, Robin Palmer, Guy Middleton, Donald Stewart, Bessie Love, Bob Cole, Valerie Walsh, Ronni Tye, Gerald Stern, and Michael Malnick. Music by Jule Styne and Lyrics by Leo Robin.


THE MYSTERY OF EDWIN DROOD - Reissue of the Original 1985 Broadway Cast recording starring Betty Buckley, Patti Cohenour, Jerome Dempsey, Stephen Glavin, Joe Grifasi, John Herrera, Judy Kuhn, Cleo Laine, George N. Martin, Howard McGillin, Donna Murphy, George Rose and Jana Schneider. Music and Lyrics by Rupert Holmes.


SEVENTEEN - Original Sony Broadway cast album. 1951 show with score by Walter Kent and Kim Gannon. Featuring Frank Albertson, Alonzo Bosan, Joan Bowman, Bonnie Brae, Carol Cole, Ann Crowley, Doris Dalton, Maurice Ellis, Dick Kallman, Ellen McCown, Sherry McCutcheon, Harrison Muller, Kenneth Nelson, Elizabeth Pacetti and Helen Wood.


ME AND JULIET - Reissue of the Original Broadway Cast recording of the Richard Rodgers & Oscar Hammerstein II score. Starring Isabel Bigley, Mark Dawson, Bob Fortier, Bill Hayes, Jackie Kelk, Arthur Maxwell, Joan McCracken and Ray Walston.


1789: LES AMANTS DE LA BASTILLE - Original French cast recording of pop rock score for Dove Attia and Albert Cohen musical (about the real French Revolution, the big one). Starring Natalie Peyre, Matthieu Carnot and Rod Janois.


HONESTLY ABE - HONESTLY ABE - Original Cast recording of the musical presented Off-Broadway at Actors Temple Theatre in January 2010. Score by Robert L. Hecker. The musical follows 17-21 year old Abraham Lincoln. Available at CDBaby.


MOLLY WOBBLY’S TIT FACTORY - Original Cast recording of the score from Paul Boyd musical staged at Lyric Theatre Belfast and the Edinburgh Fringe. Starring Leanne Jones, Tara Flynn, Conleth Kane, Russell Morton, Christopher Finn, Kevin Hynes, Tommy Wallace and Orla Gramley. Available at SimG Records.


FEBRUARY HOUSE - Original Off-Broadway Cast recording of Gabriel Kahane and Seth Bockley's new musical about Brooklyn bohemians in the 1940's. Featuring Julian Fleisher, Stanley Bahorek, Kacie Sheik, Erik Lochtefeld, Kristen Sieh, Ken Barnett, Ken Clark, Stephanie Hayes and A. J. Shively.


UP IN CENTRAL PARK - Songs from the Soundtrack of the 1948 movie version of the Sigmund Romberg & Dorothy Fields stage musical, starring Deanna Durbin and Dick Haymes. Plus studio studio cast recordings of the same musical sung by Jeanette MacDonald and Robert Merril.


EILEEN - World-premiere recording of the complete Victor Herbert 1917 score. Includes all existing music that Herbert composed for “Hearts of Erin and Eileen”. Featuring Lynda Lee, Eamonn Mulhall, Philip O'Reilly, Mary O'Sullivan, Andrew Ashwin, Joe Corbett, Karl Harpur, Rachel Kelly and Dean Power.


WE WILL ROCK YOU - 10th anniversary double disc set, specially redesigned and repackaged with the original CD, remastered, plus a bonus disc of 11 previously unavailable tracks including performances by Queen.


HALLOWEEN HULLABALOO - Studio Cast recording of an all-original Halloween-themed musical revue with book, music and lyrics by Jennifer Winegardner. Featuring Carey Anderson, Elyse Beyer, James Donegan, Lori Hammel, Jeff Horst, Edward Juvier, Leah Monzillo, Doug Shapiro, Nikki Van Cassele, Jessica Wagner, and Jennifer Winegardner. Availabel at CDBaby.


NICE WORK IF YOU CAN GET IT - Original Broadway Cast of the new Gershwin musical. Starring Matthew Broderick, Kelli O’Hara, Judy Kaye, Michael McGrath, Estelle Parsons, Jennifer Laura Thompson, Chris Sullivan, Robyn Hurder, Stanley Wayne Mathis and Terry Beaver.


CARRIE - Original Off-Broadway Cast recording starring Molly Ranson, Marin Mazzie, Christy Altomare, Carmen Cusack, Jeanna de Waal, Derek Klena, Ben Thompson, Wayne Wilcox, Corey Boardman, Blair Goldberg, F. Michael Haynie, Andy Mientus, Elly Nobl, Jen Sese, Mackenzie Bell, Jake Boyd and Anne Tolpegin. Music by Michael Gore and Lyrics by Dean Pitchford.


BRING IT ON - THE MUSICAL - Original Cast recording with Music by Lin-Manuel Miranda & Tom Kitt and Lyrics by Lin-Manuel Miranda & Amanda Green. Featuring Taylor Louderman, Adrienne Warren, Jason Gotay, Elle McLemore, Ryann Redmond, Ariana DeBose, Gregory Haney, Neil Haskell, Dominique Johnson, Janet Krupin, Kate Rockwell, Nicolas Womack.


CALVIN BERGER - Original Cast Recording of Barry Wyner's new musical, featuring Noah Weisberg, Krystal Joy Brown, David Hull and Dana Steingold.


A CHRISTMAS STORY, THE MUSICAL - Cast Album featuring original cast members Clarke Hallum and John Bolton, plus Matthew Lewis, Liz Callaway and Tom Wopat. Score by Benj Pasek and Justin Paul.


JEKYLL & HYDE - New studio concept recording of Frank Wildhorn and Leslie Bricusse score. Featuring Constantine Maroulis, Deborah Cox, Tom Hewitt, Shannon Magrane, Carly Robyn Green and Corey Brunish.


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