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Musical Theatre Sunday School: The Best Recording of THE BOY FRIEND

With our readathon of Sandy Wilson’s THE BOY FRIEND complete and an extra Sunday this month, I thought there would be no better time to compare and contrast different recordings of the show for Musical Theatre Sunday School. Continue reading

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The “Guido” Conundrum

After giving my 1992 Concert Cast Recording of Nine another spin, I find myself wondering yet again whether there will ever be a Guido as effective as Raul Julia. Take this album for instance: closer to complete than any other … Continue reading

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“The Small House of Uncle Thomas” from THE KING AND I

Often, when cast recordings are released, there are snips here and there, usually of underscoring or dance music. Rarely does a number fundamental to the score get left out of recordings completely, but that’s exactly what happens to “The Small … Continue reading

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SONDHEIM ON SONDHEIM Cast Recording

The cast of Sondheim on Sondheim is heading into the studio today to finish recording the cast album of the show. Word is that Sondheim’s commentary from the video footage will be on the album, which is a huge plus … Continue reading

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FELA! Cast Album Available for Pre-Order

The original cast recording of Fela!, the new jukebox bio-musical chronicling the life of Nigerian activist-muso Fela Anikulapo-Kuti will be released in June and is now available for pre-order on Amazon. With 16 funky Afrobeat tracks and a super performance … Continue reading

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LOVE NEVER DIES: Track by Track – Part 12

The final part of this track-by-track Love Never Dies commentary covers the ending of the show, dealing with tracks 12-13 on the second disc of the original cast recording. 12. “Gustave, Gustave” The title of this track made me chuckle. … Continue reading

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LOVE NEVER DIES: Track by Track – Part 11

The eleventh and final part of this track-by-track commentary of Love Never Dies works through Christine’s climactic performance of the title song and its immediate aftermath: tracks 10-11 of the second disc of the original cast recording. 10. “Love Never … Continue reading

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