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SOUND ADVICE WEEKLY RECAP: BOOKS NOW AVAILABLE + UPCOMING RELEASE NEWS
Posted by: T.B._Admin. (SoundAdvice@talkinbroadway.com) 02:11 pm EDT 06/08/21

Complete information on all known upcoming releases of theatre related audio and video recordings can be found on our Upcoming Releases page. Recordings released last week and earlier can be viewed here.

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Books Now Available:

Beaulah BondiBeulah Bondi: A Life on Stage and Screen
(McFarland - Paperback Book/Kindle Edition)
By Axel Nissen. The life and career of film, stage (Street Scene) and television actress Beulah Bondi. 253 pages.

Broadway Goes to WarBroadway Goes to War: American Theater during World War II
(Univ Press of Kentucky - Hardcover Book/Kindle Edition)
By Robert L. McLaughlin and Sally E. Parry. Analysis of how American theater actively addressed and debated timely and controversial topics during World War II, including how productions such as Watch on the Rhine (1941), The Moon is Down (1942), Tomorrow the World (1943), and A Bell for Adano (1944) encouraged public discussion of the war's impact on daily life and raised critical topics about the conflict well before other forms of popular media. 300 pages.


MUSIC to be released this Friday, June 11:

In the Heights SoundtrackIn The Heights original motion picture soundtrack
(Atlantic Records - on CD/mp3/at iTunes)
Songs by Lin-Manuel Miranda. Cast includes Anthony Ramos, Corey Hawkins, Leslie Grace, Melissa Barrera, Olga Merediz, Daphne Rubin-Vega, Gregory Diaz IV, Stephanie Beatriz, Dascha Polanco, and Jimmy Smits. Film arrangements and score by Alex Lacamoire and Bill Sherman. "In The Heights" (available now), "Benny's Dispatch," "Breathe" (performed by Rubén Blades and Doreen Montalvo), "No Me Diga," "It Won't Be Long Now," "96,000," "Piragua," "When You're Home," "The Club," "Blackout," "Paciencia Y Fe," "Alabanza," "Carnaval Del Barrio," "When The Sun Goes Down," "Champagne," "Finale," "Home All Summer" (performed by Anthony Ramos, Leslie Grace and Marc Anthony).


Recordings RECENTLY MADE AVAILABLE FOR PRE-ORDER:

June 19:

Cole Porter IIIBen Bagley's Cole Porter, Volume III
(Kritzerland - new on CD)
Songs from Fifty Million Frenchman, Gay Divorce, Nymph Errant, Wake Up and Dream, Let's Face It and more, including songs from unproduced films and songs cut from various shows. Elaine Stritch, Dolores Gray, Lynn Redgrave, Helen Gallagher, Georgia Engel, and Arthur Siegel. Arrangements and orchestrations by Dennis Deal. Remastered. Cover art by Harvey Schmidt. Limited to 500 copies. Expected by the third week of July. At Kritzerland.com.

The Sap of LifeThe Sap of Life
(Kritzerland - new on CD)
First time on CD. Off-Broadway cast recording of score by David Shire (music) and Richard Maltby, Jr. (lyrics). Remastered from a reel-to-reel tape. Booklet includes new liner notes by Richard Maltby, Jr. and rare photographs and memorabilia. Also include is premiere of David Shire's "Sonata for Cocktail Piano," played by Shire when it was written. Limited to 500 copies. Expected to ship by third week in July. At Kritzerland.com.

June 25:

In the LightIn The Light
(Broadway Records - new album)
Highlights from the world premiere studio cast recording of score by Michael Mott. Orchestrations by Kim Scharnberg and arrangements by Mott and Joshua Zecher-Ross. Cast features Jeremy Jordan, Solea Pfeiffer, Ciara Renée, Antonio Cipriano, Bobby Conte Thornton, Anne Fraser Thomas, Aisha Jackson, Zachary James. At BroadwayRecords.com.

August 10:

NashvilleParamount Presents: Nashville
(Paramount - new Blu-ray)
1975 musical comedy-drama. Directed by Robert Altman. Starring Ned Beatty, Ronee Blakley, Keith Carradine, Karen Black, Geraldine Chaplin, Henry Gibson, Michael Murphy, Lily Tomlin. Songs by Ronee Blakley, Karen Black, Keith Carradine, and Richard Baskin. Newly remastered Blu-ray, from a 4K film scan of the original elements. Includes 24 music tracks, commentary by Robert Altman, trailers. 161 minutes.

August 31:

Bugsy MaloneParamount Presents: Bugsy Malone
(Paramount - new Blu-ray)
1976 musical comedy film. Directed by Alan Parker. Starring Jodie Foster, Scott Baio, John Cassisi, Martin Lev, Donald Waugh. Score by Paul Williams. 93 minutes.





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