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LAST RELEASES OF 2013

STEPHEN WARD - Original Cast recording of the new musical by Andrew Lloyd Webber, Christopher Hampton and lyricist Don Black. Cast features Alexander Hanson, Charlotte Spencer, Charlotte Blackledge, Anthony Calf, Daniel Flynn and Joanna Riding. Tracks "Human Sacrifice" and "Hopeless When It Comes To You" available for free download.


GETTIN’ THE BAND BACK TOGETHER - Original Cast Recording of the George Street Playhouse's world-premiere production of a new musical with Music and Lyrics by Mark Allen. Featuring Heather Brave, Evan Daves, Michelle Duffy, Ryan Duncan, Deidre Goodwin, Christopher Gurr, Mitchell Jarvis, Jay Klaitz, Garth Kravits, Adam Monley, Emily McNamara, Manu Narayan, Tad Wilson and Brandon Williams.


THE SOUND OF MUSIC - DVD release of NBC live production of the Rodgers & Hammerstein’s musical, presented live on December 5, with Carrie Underwood, Stephen Moyer, Audra McDonald, Laura Benanti, Christian Borle and Christiane Noll.


OMNIBUS: GENE KELLY - DANCING: A MAN’S GAME - DVD release of the 1958 Omnibus TV show with Gene Kelly.


FAME FOREVER - TALENT SPRINGS ETERNAL - Cast demo recording of the sequel to the international hit FAME. Music by Steve Margoshes and Lyrics by Ben H. Winters. Featuring Justin Keyes, Emily Vasquez, Annie Golden, Sara Schmidt, Jared Joseph, Caesar Samayoa, Regina Le Vert, David Perlman, Amy Decker, Gabrielle Ruiz, Britney Coleman, Nicholas Rodriguez and Marshal Carolan. Available at www.FameNetwork.com.


MARY POPPINS 50th ANNIVERSARY EDITION - Blu-ray/DVD release of an all new digital restoration. Songs by Robert and Richard Sherman and music by Irwin Kostal. Starring Julie Andrews, Dick Van Dyke, David Tomlinson, Glynis Johns, Karen Dotrice and Matthew Garber. Extras include: Mary-OKEs; Becoming Mr. Sherman with Jason Schwartzman and Richard Sherman; and more.


THE SOUND OF MUSIC - Original TV Soundtrack recording of the NBC production of the Rodgers & Hammerstein’s musical. Starring Carrie Underwood, Stephen Moyer, Audra McDonald, Laura Benanti, Christian Borle and Christiane Noll.


CARMEN JONES - Blu-ray release of the 1954 film version of Bizet/Hammerstein musical version of the opera. Directed by Otto Preminger and starring Dorothy Dandridge, Harry Belafonte, Olga James, Joe Adams, Pearl Bailey and Diahann Carroll.


THE SLIPPER AND THE ROSE - Blu-ray release of the 1976 British musical film version of the Cinderella story with songs by Richard M. Sherman and Robert B. Sherman. Starring Gemma Craven, Richard Chamberlain, Michael Hordern, Edith Evans, Kenneth More, Margaret Lockwood, Christopher Gable and Annette Crosbie. Directed by Bryan Forbes.


ALLEGIANCE - Original mini-cast album recording of the Broadway-aimed musical with Music and Lyrics by Jay Kuo. Starring Tony Award winner Lea Salonga, George Takei and Tell Leung.


NASHVILLE - Blu-ray and DVD Combo release of the 1975 film directed by Robert Altman. Starring Keith Carradine, Karen Black, Michael Murphy, Lily Tomlin, Geraldine Chaplin, Ned Beatty, Ronee Blakley and Henry Gibson. Bonuses: Audio commentary with director Robert Altman; new documentary on the making of the film, interviews with Keith Carradine, Michael Murphy, Allan Nicholls, Lily Tomlin, Alan Rudolph and Joan Tewkesbury; archival interviews with Altman; behind-the-scenes footage; demos of Carradine singing his songs from the film; trailer; booklet featuring Molly Haskell essay.


MEET JOHN DOE - Studio Cast album of the Jonathan Larson Award-winning musical by Andrew Gerle and Eddie Sugarman. Featuring Heidi Blickenstaff, Robert Cuccioli, Andrew Keenan-Bolger, James Moye, Joel Blum and John Jellison.


HEAD OVER HEELS - DVD release of the 1937 musical film. Jessie Matthews, Louis Borel, Robert Flemyng, Romney Brent. Director Sonnie Hale. Songs by Harry Revel & Mack Gordon.


WICKED - DELUXE 10TH ANNIVERSARY - With bonus tracks; "Popular Song" by MIKA (featuring Ariana Grande); deluxe packaging featuring "greenified" anniversary artwork, and booklet with new essays by Stephen Schwartz and Gregory Maguire.


FROZEN - Original movie soundtrack with songs by Kristen Anderson-Lopez and Robert Lopez and an original score by Christophe Beck. Performances by Kristen Bell, Idina Menzel, Josh Gad and Jonathan Groff.


GANGWAY - DVD release of the 1937 musical film featuring Jessie Matthews, Barry MacKay, Nat Pendleto and, Alastair Sim. Songs by Samuel Lerner (as Sammy Lerner), Al Goodhart and Al Hoffman, Harry Revel & Mack Gordon; Harry M. Woods. Director Sonnie Hale.


TOTAL FAMILY MASSAGE: THE MUSICAL! - Original cast recording of a "wacky, queer holiday musical for the whole family!" Featuring Justin Johns, Jennifer Klouse, John Paul Sharp, Hisam Goueli, Mary Nelson-Brown, Todd Hull, Joshua Moore, Jason Dooley, Saya Jean Burchfield and Eloisa Cardona. Words and music by John Paul Sharp. Available at CD Baby.


THROUGH THE LOOKING GLASS - Maltz Jupiter Theatre Cast recording of John Mercurio musical. "Modern-day retelling of Lewis Carroll's classic ... high-energy pop musical." Available at CD Baby.


FAR FROM HEAVEN - World-premiere Cast recording of the new musical by Michael Korie and Scott Frankel, starring the Off-Broadway cast: Kelli O’Hara, Steven Pasquale, Isaiah Johnson, Nancy Anderson, Quincy Tyler Bernstine, Alma Cuervo, Jake Lucas, James Moye, Tess Soltau and Mary Stout.


THE GOOD COMPANIONS - DVD release of the 1957 musical-comedy film treatment of J.B. Priestley novel. Starring Janette Scott, John Fraser, Rachel Roberts, Joyce Grenfell, Celia Johnson, Eric Portman, Anthony Newley and Thora Hird. Songs by Paddy Roberts, Albero Rossi and Geoffrey Parsons.


HOW THE GRINCH STOLE CHRISTMAS! - Cast album of the musical based on Dr. Seuss story, starring Patrick Page, John Cullum and Rusty Ross. Book and lyrics are by Timothy Mason with music by Mel Marvin and additional music and lyrics by Albert Hague and Dr. Seuss.


PENNIES FROM HEAVEN - Remastered reissue of the 1981 soundtrack of the Herbert Ross movie. Starring Steve Martin, Bernadette Peters, Christopher Walken and Jessica Harper, dubbed by Elsie Carlisle with Ambrose & His Orchestra, Sam Browne & The Carlyle Cousins, Connie Boswell, The Boswell Sisters, Fred Latham with Jack Johnson & His Orchestra, Bing Crosby, Arthur Tracy, Bobby Bruce, Ida Sue McCune, Rudy Vallee & His Connecticut Yankees, Dolly Dawn with George Hall & His Orchestra, Helen Kane, Walt Harrah, Gene Merlino, Vern Rowe, & Robert Tebow, Irving Aaronson & His Commanders, Ronnie Hill & Primo Scala's Accordion Band, Jack Buchanan & Elsie Randolph, Fred Astaire, Steve Martin, Lew Stone & His Band.


I AM HARVEY MILK - Original Cast recording featuring San Francisco Gay Men's Chorus, Andrew Lippa, Noah Marlowe and Laura Benanti. Music and Lyrics by Andrew Lippa. Recorded live at the San Francisco Gay Men's Chorus 35th anniversary concert in June 2013. Bay Area Rainbow Symphony orchestra.


NATASHA, PIERRE & THE GREAT COMET OF 1812 - Original Cast recording of the Off-Broadway musical by Dave Malloy in a two-disc album. Featuring Brittain Ashford, Gelsey Bell, Blake DeLong, Amber Gray, Ian Lassiter, David Abeles, Grace McLean, Paul Pinto, Phillipa Soo and Lucas Steele.

There's also a release of highlights of the show on a single disc.


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