We at New York Broadway Tours want to wish Hal Prince a Happy 90th Birthday. And that’s not all, it has just been announced that the Original Cast Recording of Hal’s recent Broadway musical revue PRINCE OF BROADWAY (which kicked off the 2017-2018 Broadway season at Manhattan Theatre Club for a limited run) is set for a April 20th, 2018 release from Ghostlight Records. Plus, we got a first look of the album cover.
PRINCE OF BROADWAY was a musical revue recreating scenes from 17 of Hal Prince’s legendary musicals that he has both directed and produced earning him a record breaking 21 Tony Awards including The Pajama Game, Damn Yankees, West Side Story, Fiddler on the Roof, Cabaret the Musical, Company, Evita – The Musical, Sweeney Todd NYC, The Phantom of the Opera (which is still running and just celebrated it’s 30th Anniversary last week), and much more. The musical also features some new original material by Tony winner Jason Robert Brown.
The Broadway cast (and expecting to appear on the cast album) of PRINCE OF BROADWAY consisted of…
Tony Award winner Chuck Cooper (The Life, Caroline or Change),
Janet Decal (Broadway’s In The Heights, Wonderland the Musical),
Bryonha Marie Parham (The Book of Mormon on Broadway, After Midnight on Broadway, The Gershwins’ Porgy and Bess on Broadway),
Tony Award nominee Emily Skinner (Billy Elliot the Musical, Side Show),
2 time Tony Award nominee Brandon Uranowitz (Falsettos on Broadway, An American In Paris on Broadway),
Kaley Ann Voorhees (Currently back at the Majestic where she made her Broadway debut serving as the alternate performing twice a week as “Christine Daae” in The Phantom of the Opera),
Olivier Award nominee Michael Xavier (Sunset Boulevard),
Tony Award nominee Tony Yazbeck (On The Town – The Musical Comedy Classic, Finding Neverland – The New Musical),
and Tony Award winner Karen Ziemba (Contact, Steel Pier, Curtains the Musical).
Who is excited to hear some amazing new redenditions of your favorite showtunes from Broadway’s best honoring the most beloved genius ever in Broadway history.
Happy 90th Birthday Hal!! Here’s to another 90 years of more Broadway hits!!
Theater legend Harold Prince turns 90 today!
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