We can now announce that he Original Broadway Cast Recording of RODGERS + HAMMERSTEIN'S CINDERELLA will be available digitally on May 7 and in stores on June 4! We're taking pre-orders
for the album now, and we expect that CDs ordered on sh-k-boom.com will ship in mid-May.
RODGERS + HAMMERSTEIN'S CINDERELLA has music by Richard Rodgers, lyrics by Oscar Hammerstein II, a new book by Douglas Carter Beane and original book by Oscar Hammerstein II. The musical is directed by Mark Brokaw. Josh Rhodes is choreographer. Music adaptation, supervision and arrangements are by David Chase. Andy Einhorn is music director and conductor. David Lai, David Caddick, David Chase and Bruce Pomahac are Producers of the album with Kurt Deutsch serving as Executive Producer.
The full track list is as follows:
3. “Me,Who Am I?”
4. “In My Own Little Corner”
5. “The Prince Is Giving a Ball”/“Now Is The Time”
6. “In My Own Little Corner” (Reprise)
9. “It’s Possible
10. “Ten Minutes Ago”
11. “Cinderella Waltz”
12. “Ten Minutes Ago” (Reprise)
13. “Stepsister’s Lament”
14. The Pursuit
15. “He Was Tall”
16. “When You’re Driving Through the Moonlight”
17. “A Lovely Night”
18. “A Lovely Night” (Reprise)
19. “Loneliness of Evening”
20. Announcing The Banquet
21. “There’s Music in You”
22. “Do I Love You Because You’re Beautiful?”
23. The Shoe Fits
24. The Proposal
25. The Wedding: “There’s Music In You”
26. Exit music: “Cinderella March”
Leading the cast of RODGERS + HAMMERSTEIN'S CINDERELLA are Laura Osnes as Cinderella and Santino Fontana as the Prince, along with Tony winner Victoria Clark as the fairy godmother Marie, Tony winner Harriet Harris as Madame, Cinderella's stepmother; Ann Harada as stepsister Charlotte; Marla Mindelle as stepsister Gabrielle; Peter Bartlett as Sebastian, Prince Topher's mentor and Lord Chancellor, Greg Hildreth as the rebel Jean-Michel and Phumzile Sojola as Lord Pinkleton.
Jill Abramovitz, Kristine Bendul, Drew Franklin, Heidi Giberson, Stephanie Gibson, Shonica Gooden, Kendal Hartse, Robert Hartwell, Laura Irion, Adam Jepsen, Andy Jones, Andy Mills, Linda Mugleston, Alessa Neeck, Peter Nelson, Nick Spangler, Kirstin Tucker, Cody Williams, Branch Woodman and Kevin Worley complete the cast.
Along with the songs that fans of RODGERS + HAMMERSTEIN'S CINDERELLA know -- "In My Own Little Corner," "Impossible/It's Possible," "Ten Minutes Ago" and "Do I Love You Because You're Beautiful?" -- the recording will present some Rodgers and Hammerstein musical material that has never been recorded before, including "Me, Who Am I?," "Now Is The Time," and a song that appeared in the Whitney Houston version from 1997, "There's Music In You". The music has been adapted for the production by David Chase. Mr. Beane's book for RODGERS + HAMMERSTEIN'S CINDERELLA offers a new romantic twist on the ultimate makeover story of a maid-turned-princess, mixing fresh comedy and wit with the beloved tale's classic elements -- the pumpkin, glass slipper, masked ball and more.