Cast Albums Blog
Last Smoker in America to record cast album
The company of the off-Broadway musical The Last Smoker in America, which recently played the Westside Theatre, is heading into the recording studio to make a The Last Smoker in America [2012 Off-Broadway Cast]cast album[/r]. The production is raising money for the recording online (indiegogo.com/lastsmoker) and contributors can receive autographed Playbills, posters, or other items in addition to copies of the recording.
The production starred Farah Alvin, Natalie Venetia Belcon, John Bolton, and Jake Boyd and features a book & lyrics by Bill Russell and music by Peter Melnick.
Visit http://t.co/v4eZrIqt to be part of our cast album! Contribute as little as $1. A $20 contribution gets you a free album!— Last Smoker (@LastSmoker) September 17, 2012
Behind the Scenes at the SEE ROCK CITY recording session
UK Cast of 13 records cast album
The cast of the UK's National Youth Music Theatre production of Jason Robert Brown's 13, which recently played the West End for 6 performances, recorded the show on August 27 at London's Sphere Studios.
The composer, who directed this production and then performed a one-night benefit for the NYMT with the cast, will mix & produce the album in LA for eventual release by Ghostlight Records.
It's time to make the Original London Cast recording of @13WestEnd!— 13 The Musical (@13WestEnd) August 27, 2012
That's a wrap! Cast has been sent home, the "13" recording session is over. What a fantastic month this has been! Thank you @NYMTuk!— Jason Robert Brown (@MrJasonRBrown) August 27, 2012
Kickstarter campaigns for cast recordings succeed!
NOW.HERE.THIS. Launches Kickstarter for Cast Album
The cast of NOW.HERE.THIS. have launched a Kickstarter campaign to help fund the recording of a cast album (on September 17) for a release in December by Ghostlight Records.
Watch below as Hunter Bell, Michael Berresse, Susan Blackwell, Heidi Blickenstaff, Jeff Bowen and Larry Pressgrove explain why you should donate.