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BWW First Listen – Hudson Loverro Sings ‘I Like It’ on A BRONX TALE Cast Recording!

 

 

 

 

 

 

The Original Broadway Cast Album of the hit musical A BRONX TALE will be released by Ghostlight Records beginning March 24, 2017.

CDs will be in stores beginning in May (date to be announced) and the album will be available for streaming beginning June 23. To pre-order the CD, please visit sh-k-boom.com/a-bronx-tale.

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A Bronx Tale: The New Musical

(2016) Based on the one-man show that inspired the now classic film, this streetwise musical will take you to the stoops of the Bronx in the 1960s—where a young man is caught between the father he loves and the mob boss he’d love to be.

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John Cariani and Tony Shalhoub Tapped for The Band’s Visit Musical

the band's visit

Atlantic Theater Company has announced casting for the world premiere of The Band’s Visit, based on the award-winning film of the same name. The new musical features a book by Drama Desk Award nominee Itamar Moses and music and lyrics by Tony Award nominee David Yazbek

The cast will feature Tony nominees John Cariani (Something Rotten!) and Tony Shalhoub (Monk), along with George Abud (The Visit), Bill Army (Act One), Katrina Lenk (Broadway’s Once), Erik Liberman (LoveMusik), Andrew Polk (House of Cards), Rachel Prather (Once National Tour), Jonathan Raviv (The Ragged Claws), Sharone Sayegh (Mamma Mia!), Kristen Sieh (Men on Boats) and Alok Tewari (Awake and Sing!).

Full Playbill Article

KICKS: This forgotten musical is about to make a big comeback!

Before composer Alan Menken went off to Disneyland to write “The Little Mermaid” and “Beauty and the Beast,” he was working on a Broadway musical called “Kicks.”

It never got off the ground, but those who saw a reading back in 1985 say “Kicks” has one of the best scores you’ve never heard.

Now, after being mothballed for more than 30 years, “Kicks” is back. Menken is revisiting the show with help from John Hart, who produced the Tony-winning musical “Once.”

Full NY Post Article

The Band’s Visit

(2016) Based on Eran Kolirin’s acclaimed screenplay, this new musical follows the story of an Egyptian police band that arrives in Israel to play a concert.

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Once

(2012) “Once” is the celebrated new musical based on the Academy Award® winning film.
 It tells the story of an Irish musician and a Czech immigrant drawn together by their shared love of music.

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Chicago

(1996) Chicago is a musical set in Prohibition-era Chicago. The story is a satire on corruption in the administration of criminal justice and the concept of the “celebrity criminal.”

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