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“The Original Broadway Cast Recording of Violet, which follows the emotional journey of a disfigured woman as she travels from her North Carolina home to Tulsa, Oklahoma to visit a faith healer, features a New York Times affirmed ‘career-defining performance’ from Tony Award winner Sutton Foster in the lead role.” –All Music Guide Check Our [...]

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“The soundtrack recording to the Broadway musical If/Then, features the original cast, including the show’s star Idina Menzel….This 2014 Tony Award-nominated production features engaging, contemporary pop-and rock-infused songs that showcase Menzel’s immense vocal talent.” –All Music Guide Check Our Catalog

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“The soundtrack to the 2013 Tony Award-winning musical Kinky Boots features the original cast performing the songs with music and lyrics by ’80s pop icon Cyndi Lauper and a book by Harvey Fierstein….Featured in the musical are performers Billy Porter, Stark Sands, and others. In 2013, Kinky Boots won six Tony Awards, including Best Musical.” [...]

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Between the World Wars, America was on a wild roller coaster ride. After peace was declared in 1918, the country soared to giddy heights in the Roaring ’20s, crashed deep into the Depression, climbed the long hill back to prosperity—and then found itself once again at war. The stresses created a new and altered nation, [...]

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“The musical Godspell first opened in New York in a tiny off-off-Broadway theater in Greenwich Village in 1971 before moving to a slightly larger off-Broadway house on the Upper West Side and, eventually, onto Broadway itself; a movie version was released in 1973. This two-CD set packages the original cast and original soundtrack albums together [...]

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“The Roundabout Theatre Company’s 2011 Broadway revival of Anything Goes offers a fresh take on Cole Porter”s 1934 hit musical while keeping close to the freewheeling spirit of the original. The production was a huge success, winning Tony Awards for Best Revival of a Musical and for Best Performance by a Leading Actress in a [...]

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Check Our Catalog “Unique among rock musicals, the original cast recording actually feels like rock & roll, no doubt because Green Day functioned as the house band for this original cast recording, lending muscle so heavy it’s disarming, particularly when it’s paired with the cast’s ready-for-the-stage vocals…there’s never been a Broadway cast album that sounds [...]

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Check Our Catalog “Rivera is an expressive singer with a limited range who shows her age here and there, but she puts across the songs well, especially those that have more rhythm. She is really at home when the rhythm turns Latin.”–All Music Guide

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Check Our Catalog “Next to Normal captured the Tony Award for best score. The indie film-like story is a contemporary examination of an American family in which a trauma has unbalanced the mind of the mother, leading to encounters with the prescription drugs and therapy that characterize current medical treatment for mental illness. Brian Yorkey, [...]

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Check Our Catalog “Declared a “big fat hit” by USA Today, and “true happiness” by The New York Times, Shrek – The Musical features music by Jeanine Tesori (Thoroughly Modern Millie; Caroline, or Change), book and lyrics by David Lindsay-Abaire (Rabbit Hole), and direction by Jason Moore (Avenue Q).”–From the Label

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Check Our Catalog “Based on Mary Pope Osborne’s beloved series of children s books, Magic Tree House: The Musical brings Osborne s enchanting tales to life onstage. With the author s blessing, playwright Will Osborne (Mary Pope s husband) and composer Randy Courts fashioned a Broadway-style musical that expands on the books. The result is [...]

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Check Our Catalog The landmark musical’s first-ever Broadway revival! Considered by many the finest musical ever written, the score’s songs include such musical theater classics as “Some Enchanted Evening,” “Younger Than Springtime,” “Bali Ha’i,” “There is Nothin’ Like a Dame” and “A Wonderful Guy.”

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