Almost Famous to release original Broadway cast album 2023

Exciting news for fans of the hit Broadway musical, Almost Famous! The original cast recording is set to be released on April 21 by Sony Masterworks Broadway. This highly anticipated album will feature over 20 tracks of the show’s electrifying music, including the recently released single “1973,” which can be streamed now.

 

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The album will feature over 20 tracks of the show’s music, including the recently released single ‘1973’. The article provides information on the show’s director, cast, and the success of the production during its run on Broadway. The release of the cast recording is highly anticipated by fans of the musical, and the article encourages readers to mark their calendars for the release date and relive the magic of Almost Famous.

Directed by the talented Jeremy Herrin, Almost Famous made its much-anticipated debut on Broadway last year, captivating audiences with its mix of beloved songs and original compositions by the renowned Tom Kitt, featuring lyrics by Cameron Crowe and Kitt. The show boasted an all-star cast, including Chris Wood, Anika Larsen, Solea Pfeiffer, Drew Gehling, Casey Likes, and Rob Colletti, among others.

With 30 previews and 77 regular performances, Almost Famous quickly became one of the most talked-about productions of the year. Its unforgettable performances, gripping storyline, and breathtaking music left audiences begging for more. Now, fans can relive the magic with the upcoming cast recording, which promises to be a must-have for any musical theater enthusiast.

Joining the incredible main cast were equally talented ensemblists, such as Matt Bittner, Chad Burris, Gerard Canonico, Julia Cassandra, Brandon Contreras, Jakeim Hart, Van Hughes, Jana Djenne Jackson, Katie Ladner, Danny Lindgren, Erica Mansfield, Alisa Melendez, Kevin Trinio Perdido, Andrew Poston, Emily Schultheis, Daniel Sovich, Libby Winters, and Matthew C. Yee.

Almost Famous is a musical based on the 2000 film of the same name, directed by Cameron Crowe. The story follows a 15-year-old aspiring journalist, William Miller, who gets the opportunity to travel with and write about a fictional rock band called Stillwater for Rolling Stone magazine.

The musical features music by Tom Kitt and lyrics by Cameron Crowe, with a book by Crowe as well. It follows the plot of the movie closely, focusing on William’s coming-of-age story as he navigates his relationships with the band members, the music industry, and his overprotective mother, all while trying to write the perfect article for Rolling Stone.

The show premiered at the Old Globe Theatre in San Diego in 2019, and has since had several productions and runs, including a Broadway run in 2021. The musical features popular rock songs from the 1970s, including original music written for the show, and has been praised for its energetic performances, strong cast, and nostalgic feel.

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