DRG RECORDS ANNOUNCES
Release of the Cast Recording of
FORBIDDEN BROADWAY: COMES OUT SWINGING!
AVAILABLE IN STORES JULY 22nd.
Produced by Grammy Award Winner Hugh Fordin
IN STORE CAST PEFORMANCE AND SIGNING KICK-OFF
AT BARNES & NOBLE, EAST 86th STREET
DRG Records announces the release of Gerard Alessandrini’s FORBIDDEN BROADWAY: COMES OUT SWINGING! (2014 Un-Original Cast Album) which is produced by Grammy Award winner Hugh Fordin, and available in stores and online July 22. To kick-off the CD release, Barnes & Noble (150 East 86 Street) will host an in-store appearance and performance from
DRG’s FORBIDDEN BROADWAY COMES OUT SWINGING! (2014 Un-Original Cast Album) features Gerard Alessandrini’s parodies of Broadway’s biggest shows and brightest stars, including Idina Menzel, Hedwig, Aladdin, Bullets Over Broadway, The Bridges of Madison County, Kinky Boots, Matilda, Pippin, the turntable-less Les Miz, The Sound of Music Live! and The Book of Mormon, among others.
FORBIDDEN BROADWAY COMES OUT SWINGING! began performances March 17th Critical acclaim and audience reception has been unanimous. Ben Brantley of the New York Times said the show is “Highly entertaining and it makes you want to applaud yourself silly!” Thom Geier of Entertainment Weekly called Forbidden Broadway Comes Out Swinging! “A comic masterpiece” and went on to say it’s “Wickedly caustic fun”. Joe Dziemianowicz of the NY Daily News raved: “Fabulous! You don’t have be a theater maven to laugh yourself silly.” Mark Kennedy of the Associated Press acclaimed: “Forbidden Broadway Comes Out Swinging! is a must see.” Fern Siegel of the Huffington Post cheered, “This is what entertainment is all about.”
FORBIDDEN BROADWAY COMES OUT SWINGING! is currently playing at the Davenport Theatre (354 West 45th Street) through July 20th. The show is also being performed in London at The Menier Chocolate Factory through August 10th FORBIDDEN BROADWAY COMES OUT SWINGING! will also play a limited engagement at Feinstein’s in San Francisco from July 10th through July 27th
FORBIDDEN BROADWAY: COMES OUT SWINGING! (2014 Un-Original Cast Album)
DRG Records – Available on
Produced by Hugh Fordin
Featuring: Carter Calvert, Scott Richard Foster, Mia Gentile and Marcus Stevens, with David Caldwell on Piano.