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Last Smoker in America to record cast album


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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.


Behind the Scenes at the SEE ROCK CITY recording session


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The Transport Group has posted an album of behind-the-scenes photos of the recording session for See Rock City and Other Destinations. The original cast recorded the show for Yellow Sound Label on August 19.

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Visit the full album.


UK Cast of 13 records cast album


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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.




Kickstarter campaigns for cast recordings succeed!


Congrats to the creative teams of See Rock City and Now.Here.This! Both shows created Kickstarter campaigns to fund the recording of original cast albums and both have succeeded! Might this be the wave of the future for future off-Broadway cast recordings?


NOW.HERE.THIS. Launches Kickstarter for Cast Album


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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.