CD AND VINYL PREORDER NOW AVAILABLE FOR CAST RECORDING OF “INTO THE WOODS”
FOR RELEASE ON MONDAY, OCTOBER 24, 2022
CD AND VINYL PREORDER NOW AVAILABLE FOR
CAST RECORDING OF THE CRITICALLY ACCLAIMED
NEW YORK CITY CENTER ENCORES!
JAMES LAPINE AND STEPHEN SONDHEIM’S
“INTO THE WOODS”
New York, NY – Today Concord Theatricals / Craft Recordings announced the launch of CD and vinyl preorders for the cast recording of the critically acclaimed Broadway revival of the New York City Center Encores! production of James Lapine and Stephen Sondheim’s Into The Woods. The CD will be released on December 2, followed by vinyl on March 17, 2023. The 2-LP vinyl set will be available everywhere in Red and exclusively at Barnes & Noble in Gold. Preorders can be placed HERE.
To celebrate the launch of preorders, the production released a new music video featuring Patina Miller recording “Last Midnight,” which can be viewed HERE.
The entire album is currently available to stream or download HERE.
Album cover artwork and media kit can be downloaded HERE.
The cast album features the original cast of the Broadway revival: Sara Bareilles as the Baker’s Wife, Brian d’Arcy James as the Baker, Tony Award® winner Patina Miller as the Witch, Phillipa Soo as Cinderella, Gavin Creel as the Wolf/Cinderella’s Prince, Joshua Henry as Rapunzel’s Prince, Aymee Garcia as Jack’s Mother, Ta’Nika Gibson as Lucinda, Annie Golden as Cinderella’s Mother/Grandmother/Giant’s Wife, Albert Guerzon as Cinderella’s Father, Brooke Ishibashi as Florinda, Kennedy Kanagawa as Milky White, David Patrick Kelly as the Narrator/Mysterious Man, Julia Lester as Little Red Riding Hood, Nancy Opel as Cinderella’s Stepmother, Cole Thompson as Jack, David Turner as the Steward, Alysia Velez as Rapunzel. Delphi Borich, Felicia Curry, Jason Forbach, Alex Joseph Grayson, Cameron Johnson, Paul Kreppel, Mary Kate Moore, Diane Phelan and Lucia Spina are understudies.
Sean Patrick Flahaven, who spent 25 years working with Sondheim in various musical capacities and has been a producer on dozens of cast albums, including 12 Grammy nominees, produced the recording, with Rob Berman as Co-Producer, Jordan Roth as Executive Producer, and Lear deBessonet as Associate Producer. The album was recorded by Lawrence Manchester, Isaiah Abolin and Ian Kagey; mixed by Kagey; and mastered by Oscar Zambrano.
Into the Woods, the first Broadway show of the 2022/2023 season, opened to rave reviews on July 10 at the St. James Theatre. This production is produced by Jordan Roth, President of Jujamcyn Theaters, directed by Lear deBessonet (in her Broadway debut), and features music direction by Rob Berman with The Encores! Orchestra, and choreography by Lorin Latarro. Into the Woods is dedicated to the memory of Stephen Sondheim. The show previously announced that it will extend one final time through Sunday, January 8, 2023. The current cast includes Stephanie J. Block as the Baker’s Wife, Sebastian Arcelus as the Baker, Montego Glover shares the role of The Witch with Patina Miller, Krysta Rodriguez as Cinderella, Gavin Creel as the Wolf/Cinderella’s Prince, Andy Karl as Rapunzel’s Prince, Ann Harada as Jack’s Mother, Ta’Nika Gibson as Lucinda, Annie Golden as Cinderella’s Mother/Grandmother/Giant’s Wife, Albert Guerzon as Cinderella’s Father, Brooke Ishibashi as Florinda, Kennedy Kanagawa as Milky White, David Patrick Kelly as the Narrator/Mysterious Man, Katy Geraghty as Little Red Ridinghood, Nancy Opel as Cinderella’s Stepmother, Cole Thompson as Jack, Jim Stanek as the Steward, Alysia Velez as Rapunzel. Delphi Borich, Felicia Curry, Jason Forbach, Alex Joseph Grayson, Cameron Johnson, Paul Kreppel, Mary Kate Moore, Diane Phelan and Lucia Spina are understudies.
Tickets are available via SeatGeek.com/into-the-woods.
Recent recordings released by Concord Theatricals / Craft Recordings include the Grammy Award-nominated cast albums of Come From Away, Amélie (Original London Cast Recording) and the 2018 revival of Rodgers & Hammerstein’s Carousel, as well as Mr. Saturday Night, starring Billy Crystal; The Visitor, starring David Hyde Pierce; DRAG: The Musical (The Studio Recording); A Chorus Line (Original Spanish Cast Recording), starring Antonio Banderas; and Jason Robert Brown’s Coming From Inside The House, featuring Ariana Grande and Shoshana Bean.
Album Track List:
1. Prologue: Into The Woods
2. Cinderella at the Grave
3. Hello, Little Girl
4. I Guess This Is Goodbye
5. Maybe They’re Magic
6. I Know Things Now
7. A Very Nice Prince
8. First Midnight
9. Giants in the Sky
11. It Takes Two
12. Second Midnight
13. Stay With Me
14. On the Steps of the Palace
15. Ever After
16. Prologue: So Happy
17. Agony (Reprise)
18. Witch’s Lament
19. Any Moment
20. Moments in the Woods
21. Your Fault
22. Last Midnight
23. No More
24. No One Is Alone
25. Finale: Children Will Listen
The Into the Woods creative team includes Tony Award winner David Rockwell (Scenic Design), Andrea Hood (Costume Design), Tyler Micoleau (Lighting Design), Tony Award winner Scott Lehrer & Alex Neumann (Co-Sound Designers), James Ortiz (Puppet Design) and Cookie Jordan (Hair, Wigs & Makeup Design). Casting is by Telsey & Co. with Production Supervision by Cody Renard Richard. Justin Scribner is Production Stage Manager.
Into the Woods first premiered on Broadway in 1987, winning three Tony Awards including Best Score and Best Book. It has since been produced throughout the world and was adapted into a major motion picture in 2014. This production marks its first time on Broadway in 20 years.
Into the Woods is produced by Jujamcyn Theaters; Jordan Roth; New York City Center; Daryl Roth; Hunter Arnold; Concord Theatricals; Nicole Eisenberg; Jessica R. Jenen; Michael Cassel Group; Kevin Ryan; ShowTown Productions; Armstrong, Gold & Ross; Nicole Kastrinos, Executive Producer.
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