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HOLLOW: THE MUSICAL - Original musical by Michael Sgouros and Brenda Bell. Original cast from September 2012 premiere at Players Theatre. Available at CD Baby.


SEX AND THE VILLAGE - A new comedy musical by Rebecca Applin and Susannah Pearse. "It's Vicar of Dibley meets Jam & Jerusalem." Featuring Charlotte Wakefield, Haydn Oakley, Luke Kempner and Kelly-anne Gower. World premiere at Theatre Royal, Bury St. Edmunds, in November 2013. Available at CD Baby.


VAN WINKLE - A FOLK MUSICAL - Score by Caroline Wigmore. Featuring Daniel Greco and Rachel Kurtz, Noel Harron, Jennifer Hepburn, Joel Hutchings, Adam Leonard-Burns, David Mckechnie and Claire Sharpe. Arrangements by Jen Green. Available at Dress Circle


SLEEPING ARRANGEMENTS - Original Cast recording of the musical adaptation of the best selling novel by Sophie Kinsella, with book, music & lyrics by Chris Burgess. The full recording of the show features the original London cast: Sabrina Aloueche, Jenny Gayner, Grant Neal, Adam Pettigrew, Liza Pulman and Steven Serlin; plus a 6-piece band led by MD & arranger Colin Billing. Available at simgproductions.


THAT’S THE WAY OF THE WORLD - Blu-ray release of the 1976 musical film featuring songs by Maurice White (Earth, Wind and Fire). Directed by Sig Shore. Featuring Harvey Keitel, Ed Nelson, Earth Wind & Fire, Cynthia Bostik, Bert Parks, Jimmy Boyd, Michael Dante and Maurice White.


SHREK THE MUSICAL - DVD, Blu-ray and streaming video release of the Broadway show. Score by Jeanine Tesori and David Lindsay-Abaire. Starring Brian d'Arcy James, Daniel Breaker, Sutton Foster and Christopher Sieber.


SAILING ALONG - DVD release of the 1938 musical film starring Jessie Matthews, Barry MacKay, Jack Whiting and Roland Young. Directed by Sonnie Hale.


IT’S LOVE AGAIN - DVD release of the 1936 musical film starring Robert Young and Jessie Matthews. Directed by Victor Saville. Music by Sam Coslow and Harry Woods.


PENNY BLACK, THE MUSICAL - Composed, performed and produced by multi-instrumentalist Ed Weston. Lyrics by John Collings. Vocals by Lisa Coleman and Stewart McGhee.


LOVE QUIRKS - Studio Cast recording of the score by Seth Bisen-Hersh. Featuring Crystal Davidson, Nathan Freeman, Rori Nogee and Brian Shaw.


ONE TOUCH OF VENUS - JAY's studio cast recording of the Kurt Weill / Ogden Nash's musical, starring Melissa Errico, Brent Barrett, Ron Raines, Victoria Clark, Judy Kaye, Lauren Worsham, Jacob Smith and Michael "Tuba" McKinsey. The score includes "Speak Low" and "I'm a Stranger Here Myself". The recording includes two cut songs — "Vive La Difference" and "Who Am I?".


DEAREST ENEMY - Studio Cast recording of the Richard Rodgers & Lorenz Hart complete score. Starring Annalene Beechey, Kim Criswell, James Clerverton, Philip O’Reilly, Hal Cazalet, Joe Corbett, Rachel Kelly, John Molloy and Stephen Rea.


PICTURE PERFECT - Cast recording of themMusical based on the life of Norman Rockwell. Music and lyrics by Bluestone Sisters. Featuring Debbie Gravitte, Ron Holgate, Mark Jacoby, Andrea McArdle, Randy Skinner and Lillias White. Arrangements and accompaniment by Sam Willmott. Musical director Aaron Jodoin. Available at EBS Originals.


JUMBO - Blu-ray release of the 1962 musical film. StarringDoris Day, Stephen Boyd, Jimmy Durante, Martha Raye and Dean Jagger. Musical short Yours Sincerely; Tom and Jerry cartoon Jerry and Jumbo; original overture rejoined to the film; theatrical trailer.


LIZZIE - Concept album of the rock musical about the infamous Lizzie Borden, featuring Carrie Manolakos and Storm Large. Music by Steven Cheslik-deMeyer & Alan Stevens Hewitt and Lyrics by Cheslik-deMeyer and Tim Maner.


ON THE RIVIERA - Blu-ray release of the 1951 musical comedy film featuring Danny Kaye, Gene Tierney, Corinne Calvet, Marcel Dalio, Jean Murat, Henri Letondal and Sig Ruman. Choreography by Jack Cole. Songs by Sylvia Fine and others. Directed by Walter Lang.


GREASE - 2013 Australian Original Cast recording of the Jim Jacobs and Warren Casey score. Starring Rob Mills, Gretel Scarlett, Bert Newton, Todd McKenney, Anthony Callea, Val Lehman, Lucy Maunder, Stephen Mahy, Francine Cain, Eli Cooper, Chris Durling, Antoniette Iesue, Sam Ludeman, Duana McGregor, Laura Murphy, Karla Tonkich and Andrea Arena.


CHARLIE AND THE CHOCOLATE FACTORY - Original London Cast recording of the new musical by Marc Shaiman and Scott Wittman. Starring Douglas Hodge, Nigel Planer, Jack Shalloo, Jack Costello, Jade Johnson, Clive Carter, Jasna Ivir, Paul J. Medford, Iris Roberts, Billy Boyle, Roni Page and Myra Sands.


THE WIZARD OF OZ: 75TH ANNIVERSARY COLLECTOR'S EDITION - Blu-ray, DVD, UltraViolet + Amazon-Exclusive Flash Drive).
3D Blu-Ray with hours of extra content: Sing-a-long feature with the film; Complete Magic Cloak of Oz silent shorts (60 min); all-new making-of documentary; The Dreamer of Oz TV Special (101 min); Munchkins at the Hollywood Walk of Fame Featurette (20 min); Patchwork Girl of Oz (60 min); 6 hour MGM documentary When the Lion Roars (exclusive to Blu-Ray); and more. Also included, promotional items: 48 pg hardcover photo book; ruby slippers sparkle globe; collectible award pin set by The Noble Collection; Journal; frameable map of Oz; and Amazon exclusive promotional item 4 GB Wicked Witch of the East flash drive.


MATILDA - 2013 Original Broadway Cast recording of Tim Minchin's score. Starring Bertie Carvel, Sophia Gennusa, Oona Laurence, Bailey Ryon, Milly Shapiro, Lesli Margherita, Lauren Ward and Karen Aldridge.


MARRY ME A LITTLE - Cast recording of The Keen Company's 2012 revival of the Stephen Sondheim revue starring Lauren Molina and Jason Tam.


THE LAST FIVE YEARS - 2013 Second Stage Cast recording starring Adam Kantor and Betsy Wolfe. Music and Lyrics by Jason Robert Brown.


FIRST DATE - Original Broadway Cast recording. Music and Lyrics by Alan Zachary & Michael Weiner. Starring Zachary Levi, Krysta Rodriguez, Sara Chase, Kristoffer Cusick, Blake Hammond, Kate Loprest and Bryce Ryness.


ELAINE STRITCH AT LIBERTY - Back in print. Emmy Award winning D.A. Pennebaker film/documentary for HBO: the Tony Award winning show filmed at London's Old Vic Theatre. 89 minutes.


TRAPPED - Cast recording from the original musical with songs by Josh Warren. Featuring Cole Jackaon, Rachelle Swartzentruber, Alyssa Shea, Maryanne Burr, Alyssa Shea, Kierna Conner, Jamie Grossman and Carly Grossman. Availalbe at CD Baby.


COWARDY CUSTARD - 1972 Original London cast. Olivia Breeze, Geoffrey Burridge, Jonathan Cecil, Tudor Davies, Elaine Delmar, Laurel Ford, Peter Gale, John Moffatt, Patricia Routledge, Anna Sharkey, Una Stubbs and Derek Waring Exclusively for purchase via www.masterworksbroadway.com.


CATS - Blu-ray release of the 1998 production with Veerle Casteleyn, Michael Gruber, John Mills, Ken Page, Elaine Paige, John Partridge. Extras: Character Make-up with Karen Dawson Harding; Making of Cats Featurette; interviews with Andrew Lloyd Webber, Cameron Mackintosh, Trevor Nunn, Gillian Lynne, John Napier, Gerry Schoenfield.


JESUS CHRIST SUPERSTAR - Blu-ray release of the Live UK Arena Tour of the Andrew Lloyd Webber & Tim Rice musical. Starring Ben Forster, Tim Minchin, Chris Moyles and Melanie C. Directed by Laurence Connor and Nick Morris.


THE GOOD COMPANIONS - DVD release of the 1933 film musical version of J. B. Priestley's novel and Edward Knoblock play. Starring John Gielgud, Jessie Matthews and Edmund Gwenn as Jess Oakroyd. Music by George Posford, lyrics by Douglas Furber. Directed by Victor Saville.


HANDS ON A HARDBODY - Original Broadway Cast recording of the Trey Anastasio & Amanda Green score. Starring Keith Carradine, Allison Case, Hunter Foster, Jay Armstrong Johnson, David Larsen, Jacob Ming-Trent, Kathleen Elizabeth Monteleone, Mary Gordon Murray, Jim Newman, Connie Ray, Jon Rua, Keala Settle, Dale Soules, Scott Wakefield and William Youmans.


THERE GOES THE BRIDE - DVD release of the 1932 musical film starring Jessie Matthews, Owen Nares, Carol Goodner, Charles Carson, Barbara Everest, Basil Radford, Winifred Oughton. Songs by Fred Raymond and Clifford Grey. Directed by Albert de Courville.


PRINCESS DIANA - Her Life with Prince Charles - 2013 Cast recording of the new production of this musical by Karen Sokolof Javitch. Featuring Sasha Weiss, Weston Olson, Dani Burr, Katie Keester and Will Larche.


A LITTLE NIGHT MUSIC - Original Movie Soundtrack of the 1978 film adaptation of the Stephen Sondheim musical. Starring Elizabeth Taylor, Diana Rigg, Lesley-Ann Down, Len Cariou, Laurence Guittard and Herminone Gingold. Exclusively for purchase via www.masterworksbroadway.com.


SEVEN COME ELEVEN - 1961 Original Cast recording of the Julius Monk café revue, starring Mary Louise Wilson, Philip Bruns, Ceil Cabot, Rex Robbins, Steve Roland and Donna Sanders. Exclusively for purchase via www.masterworksbroadway.com.


THE MUPPET MOVIE - The Nearly 35th Anniversary Edition. Blu-ray release of the 1979 musical film. Songs by Paul Williams and Kenny Ascher include "Rainbow Connection."


FLASHDANCE - Blu-ray release of the 1983 film starring Jennifer Beals, Michael Nouri, Lilia Skala, Sunny Johnson, Kyle Heffner. Directed by Adrian Lyne. Bonuses (same as 2007 DVD release): The History of Flashdance, The Look of Flashdance, Flashdance Music and Songs, Flashdance Choreography, Releasing the Flashdance Phenomenon, teaser and theatrical trailers, and exclusive 6-Track music CD.


OLD FOLKS AT HOME - Original songs from the latest musical created by Jill Detroit and playwright Scott Phillips. Clips, tracks and album available at CDBaby.


SMASH: SEASON TWO - DVD release on 4 discs of the television series. Starring Megan Hilty, Katharine McPhee, Debra Messing, Christian Borle, Jack Davenport, Krysta Rodriguez, Andy Mientus. Guest stars include Jennifer Hudson, Liza Minnelli, Sean Hayes and Bernadette Peters. 17 episodes plus never-before-seen bonus content including deleted scenes and more.


50 SHADES! THE MUSICAL - Original Cast recording of the Al Samuels, Amanda Blake Davis, Jody Shelton, Ashley Ward, Dan Wessels touring parody musical. Featuring Amber Petty, Chris Grace, Emily Eden, Jessica Kemock, Spencer Rose, Nick Semar, Matthew Nolan, Caroline Reade and Victor Show.


LOVE ME TENDER - Blu-ray release of the 1956 musical film set at the end of the Civil War. Starring Richard Egan, Debra Paget, and Elvis Presley. Directed by Robert D. Webb. Music by Lionel Newman. Songs by Ken Darby.


CLOSER THAN EVER - Original Cast recording of York Theatre Company's revival of the 1989 Off-Broadway revue with Lyrics by Richard Maltby, Jr. and Music by David Shire. Starring Jenn Colella, George Dvorsky, Christiane Noll and Sal Viviano.


MAMMA MIA! - Blu-ray release of the 2008 film version of the stage musical. Music by Benny Andersson and Björn Ulvaeus. Starring Meryl Streep, Amanda Seyfried, Pierce Brosnan, Colin Firth, Julie Walters and Christine Baranski.


BUNNICULA: A RABBIT TALE OF MUSICAL MYSTERY - Original Off-Broadway Cast recording of the Sam Davis and Mark Waldrop score, for the musical with book by Charles Busch, based on the children's book series by Deborah & James Howe. Featuring Abe Goldfarb, Erin Maguire, Ashley Campana, John Garry, Prescott Seymour and Robert Anthony Jones. Produced by Michael Croiter.


PASSION - Original Off-Broadway Cast recording of the Stephen Sondheim musical in a two-disc set. Starring Melissa Errico, Judy Kuhn, Ryan Silverman, Stephen Bogardus, Jeffry Denman, Jason Michael Evans, Ken Krugman, Orville Mendoza, Tom Nelis and Will Reynolds.


THE LAST SMOKER IN AMERICA - Score by Peter Melnick and Bill Russell. Featuring Farah Alvin, Natalie Venetia Belcon, John Bolton and Jake Boyd.


ONE TOUCH OF VENUS - Blu-ray and DVD release of the 1948 musical comedy film featuring Ava Gardner, Robert Walker, Dick Haymes, Olga San Juan, Tom Conway. Music by Ann Ronell and Kurt Weill. Lyrics by Ogden Nash. Directed by William A. Seiter.


PIPPIN - Revival Broadway Cast recording of the Roger O. Hirson and Stephen Schwartz musical. Starring Matthew James Thomas, Patina Miller, Andrea Martin, Terrence Mann, Charlotte d'Amboise, Erik Altemus, Andrew Cekala and Rachel Bay Jones. New orchestrasions by Larry Hochman.


MOTOWN: THE MUSICAL - Original Broadway Cast recording, starring Brandon Victor Dixon, Valisia Lekae, Raymond Luke Jr., Jibreel Mawry, Bryan Terrell Clark and Charl Brown.


AT LONG LAST LOVE - Blu-Ray release of the 1975 musical flop film. Score by Cole Porter, sung live by Cybil Shepard, Burt Reynolds, Madeline Kahn and Eileen Brennan. To be available exclusively through Screen Archives.


SCANDALOUS: THE LIFE AND TRIALS OF AIMEE SEMPLE McPHERSON - Original Broadway Cast recording starring Carolee Carmello, Candy Buckley, Edward Watts, Roz Ryan, Andrew Samonsky, Nick Cartell, Joseph Dellger, Erica Dorfler, Carlos L. Encinias, Hannah Florence, Corey Greenan, Benjamin Howes, Karen Hyland, Elizabeth Ward Land, Alison Luff, Jess Nager, Sam Strasfeld, Betsy Struxness, Billie Wildrick, Dan’yelle Williamson, Matt Wolfe and George Hearn.


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