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2012-07-12 02:23:42

NEW YORK, July 12, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- MASTERWORKS BROADWAY is pleased to announce that the New Broadway Cast Recording of Evita has debuted at #1 on Billboard's Cast Album chart. Produced by Andrew Lloyd Webber and Nigel Wright with Tim Rice as Executive Producer, this is the first complete English language stage recording of the show since the original 1979 Broadway cast album. With the new release also featuring a special bonus track of "No Llores por Mi Argentina" (the Spanish language...

2012-04-27 02:23:56

NEW YORK, April 27, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- MASTERWORKS BROADWAY is pleased to announce the release of the complete New Broadway Cast Recording of Evita, the first complete English language stage recording of the show since the original 1979 Broadway cast album. The two-CD set, produced by Andrew Lloyd Webber and Nigel Wright, with Tim Rice as Executive Producer, will be released on June 26, 2012. Visit MasterworksBroadway.com for more information as it develops. Scott Sanders, Co-Producer...

2012-04-12 02:35:34

NEW YORK, April 12, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- MASTERWORKS BROADWAY proudly announces the signing of the New Broadway Cast Recording of Evita. The album will be recorded in April in anticipation of a June 19th 2012 release and is now available for pre-order on Amazon.com. Visit MasterworksBroadway.com for more information as it develops. Producers Hal Luftig and Scott Sanders present the first new production of the seven-time Tony Award-winning Tim Rice and Andrew Lloyd Webber musical EVITA,...

2010-09-30 06:00:00

NEW YORK, Sept. 30 /PRNewswire/ -- Masterworks Broadway, "where show tunes take center stage," continues the celebration of its incomparable library of theatrical recordings by announcing a new partnership with Broadway insider/comedian Seth Rudetsky. The new weekly video series, Brava! Seth Rudetsky Deconstructs Masterworks Broadway, premieres October 6 and continues every Wednesday thereafter. The first episodes include Rudetsky's patented takes on Betty Buckley's "He Plays the...

2010-03-25 11:58:00

NEW YORK, March 25 /PRNewswire/ -- SONY MASTERWORKS announces the launch of MASTERWORKSBROADWAY.COM - a comprehensive Broadway site "Where Show Tunes Take Center Stage." A celebration and testament to America's unique art form, MASTERWORKSBROADWAY.COM documents the history of the cast album from Finian's Rainbow (1947) to last year's critically acclaimed Grammy® and Tony® Award-winning revival of West Side Story. The site goes live on April 1. To...

2009-06-30 12:03:00

UNIVERSAL CITY, Calif., June 30 /PRNewswire/ -- Universal Studios Hollywood introduced "Creature from The Black Lagoon - A Raging Rockin' Show," featuring an all-original score and dazzling Broadway-level production values in a hip, musical stage adaptation of the Universal cult classic, opening exclusively at The Entertainment Capital of L.A. The "Creature" made a grand entrance to the theme park in an enormous traveling aquarium. Among those on hand to witness his arrival was actress...

2008-09-11 09:00:25

By Charles Isherwood To study the behavior of men under stress you won't need to look much farther than the front pages of newspapers this fall. The surprise entry into the race of a certain moose-eating, gun-toting grandma-to-be caused a minor shift in the focus, but most of the news media glare will soon rest once more on the flaws and strengths, the goofs and the gaffes of the two men leading the tickets. Perhaps by way of competing for attention during a historic presidential...

2008-09-07 12:00:13

By Erica Hansen Deseret News It's the end of an era. As I write this piece Friday morning, there are only 3,447 minutes to the closing of the seventh longest-running show in Broadway history -- "Rent." How do you measure a year? Or more than a decade for that matter? With the Pulitzer Prize? Tony Awards? Obie Awards? Drama Desk Awards? Or with countless youth who were exposed to live theater for the first time? After 12 years, it's time to say goodbye to Mark, Roger, Mimi, Tom,...

2008-08-24 12:00:25

By Erica Hansen Deseret News All the brash, sass and great big brassy-belt of Momma Rose is back -- this time in the form of Patti LuPone. It's not often I feel exhausted after listening to a CD, but such is the case with this one -- LuPone's "Rose's Turn" must be utterly exhausting for her every single night. I'm still not sure how an actress conjures up quite so much angst and heartbreak eight times a week. The role has been a good one for actresses brave enough to tackle it: Momma...

2008-08-21 09:00:48

By MICHAEL KUCHWARA By Michael Kuchwara The Associated Press NEW YORK Show buffs can't get enough of "Gypsy" recordings. And now there is another one on the way. The 2008 Broadway cast recording, starring Patti LuPone, will be released Tuesday by Time Life, and the company is billing it as the most complete "Gypsy" ever. And, boy, is it ever. The recording includes a half-dozen numbers cut from the show before the musical first opened on Broadway in 1959. These forgotten songs,...