Theater-Music TALK

Looking for compelling performance? Join The York Theatre Company as they virtually reprise Ute Lemper: Rendezvous with Marlene . . . a magical fusion of theatre and cinema where the music takes you on an intense journey. You’re in for a treat as you take this journey filmed at Club Cumming in New York.  Beginning Thurs. April 8 at 7 pm EST, available on demand thru Sat. April 10 EST. Tickets $20 (special $15 for York members) at: https://web.ovationtix.com/trs/pr/1045035. www.yorktheatre.org

The popular concert series Broadway Sings has announced the lineup for the interactive concert event Remember Broadway? 2.0, which will celebrate what theater fans and performers have to look forward to when Broadway opens up again. The upcoming concert will take place on April 12 at 7pm EST; the series will continue on the 12th of each month until Broadway opens safely. The 90-minute Zoom party, which is an expanded presentation of the new online event platform Broadway Sings PARTY!, will feature live performances from eight Broadway Stars, as well as Broadway games, trivia, and prizes. Party goers will be able to interact with the stars as well as take part in Q&As throughout the night.

The concert will feature LIVE performances fromEden Espinosa (Wicked)Demarius R. Copes (Hamilton)Matt DeAngelis (Waitress)Gerard Canonico (Be More Chill)Corey Mach (Kinky Boots)Mary Kate Morrissey (Mean Girls)Jelani Remy (Ain’t Too Proud), and Keri René Fuller (Jagged Little Pill). Tickets, which are limited, can be purchased one-per-household at broadwaysingsconcert.com/events/rb2.

Favorite cabaret spot in New York City, Don’t Tell Mama, on Restaurant Row West 46th Street, will be reopening its Piano Bar on April 15th, and fabulous larger Cabaret Room will be ready for bookings on May 2d. Contact the one and only Sidney Myer (sidneydtm@aol.com) for bookings or Tanya Moberly at tanya@donttellmamanyc.com

Theater Resources Unlimited Announces Upcoming TRU Community Gatherings via Zoom

4/2 – BroadwayRadio Has Been Listening to Us. What Has It Heard?

4/9 – Advocacy, Opportunity and Inspiration During (and After) COVID

4/16 – Still Swimming Up-Stream: New Advances in Virtual Musical Presentation

4/23 – The Mystery of the Successful Podcast … Solved!  www.truonline.org

Craft Recordings and Concord Theatricals are proud to announce the digital release of the R&H Goes Pop! album. Featuring contemporary takes on timeless Rodgers & Hammerstein classics, the full album can be streamed and downloaded HERE.  To celebrate, a new music video featuring Andy Mientus (CW’s “The Flash,” NBC’s “Smash”) performing a new take on “Some Enchanted Evening” was released today. The video, shot in 2019, was directed by two-time Tony Award® nominee Michael Arden, and also features Dyllón Burnside (FX’s “Pose”), John Cameron Mitchell, and Michael McElroy. Watch the music video on the Rodgers & Hammerstein YouTube channel HERE.

Examples: Album Track List:

1.     “Oh, What a Beautiful Mornin’” – performed by Jeremy Jordan

2.     “Shall We Dance?” – performed by Ariana DeBose

3.     “Some Enchanted Evening” – performed by Andy Mientus

4.     “It Feels Good” – performed by Lilli Cooper

5.     “Something Wonderful” – performed by Gavin Creel

6.     “Lonely Room” – performed by Rebecca Naomi Jones

7.     “This Nearly Was Mine” – performed by Ryan McCartan

STAGE ENTERTAINMENT and GHOSTLIGHT RECORDS have announced that Tina – The Tina Turner MusicalOriginal Cast Recording is available on vinyl. Featuring Tony Award-nominee Adrienne Warren and the original London cast, the album was released for download, streaming and CD formats in 2019. The LP includes liner notes, synopsis, and production and studio photography. Tina – The Tina Turner Musical is currently nominated for twelve 2021 Tony Awards, including “Best Musical. The album was recorded in February 2019 at Angel Studios andRAK Studios, produced by the show’s Music Supervisor Nicholas Skilbeck and Kurt Deutsch, and co-produced by Tom Kelly. To order the new vinyl edition of the original cast album, please visit: ghostlightrecords.lnk.to/tinavinyl

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