Masterworks Broadway Signs Original Broadway Cast Recording Of If/Then
Starring Tony Award Winner Idina Menzel
Recording Available Nationwide June 3, 2014
Music by Tom Kitt - Book & Lyrics by Brian Yorkey
Opens On Broadway at The Richard Rodgers Theatre Sunday, March 30, 2014
NEW YORK, March 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- MASTERWORKS BROADWAY proudly announces the signing of the Original Broadway Cast Recording of If/Then. Produced by Steve Epstein, Tom Kitt and David Stone, the album will be recorded on April 7 in anticipation of a June 3, 2014 release. Visit MasterworksBroadway.com for more information.
Idina Menzel returns to Broadway for the first time since winning the Tony Award for Wicked in If/Then, an original Broadway musical which reunites Tom Kitt (music), Brian Yorkey (book and lyrics), and Michael Greif (director), the creative team behind the Pulitzer Prize and Tony Award-winning musical, Next to Normal. If/Then is being produced by David Stone, who produced both Wicked and Next to Normal.
If/Then is an original new musical that follows Elizabeth as she rebuilds her life in New York, a city of infinite possibilities. By the Pulitzer and Tony Award-winning creators of Next to Normal, this contemporary musical is set where choice and chance collide. In one moment, Elizabeth will lead parallel lives. This is the story of both.
The company of If/Then features Idina Menzel (Tony Award-winner for Wicked, original cast of Rent, Disney's Frozen), LaChanze (Tony Award-winner for The Color Purple), Anthony Rapp (original cast of Rent), James Snyder (Cry-Baby), Jerry Dixon (tick, tick…Boom!, Once On This Island), Jenn Colella (Chaplin, High Fidelity), Jason Tam (A Chorus Line, Lysistrata Jones), Tamika Lawrence (Matilda), and Jackie Burns (Wicked).
The production also features Joe Cassidy, Miguel Cervantes, Curtis Holbrook, Stephanie Klemons, Tyler McGee, Ryann Redmond, Joe Aaron Reid, Ann Sanders, Marc delaCruz, Charles Hagerty, Janet Krupin and Pearl Sun.
If/Then features choreography by Larry Keigwin,set design by Tony Award-Nominee Mark Wendland, costume design by Emily Rebholz, lighting design by Tony Award-Winner Kenneth Posner and sound design by Tony Award-Winner Brian Ronan. The production features musical direction by Carmel Dean, vocal arrangements by Annmarie Milazzo,and orchestrations by Tony Award-Winner Michael Starobin.
If/Then began preview performances on Broadway on Wednesday, March 5, 2014 and will officially open on Sunday, March 30, 2014 at the Richard Rodgers Theatre (226 West 46th Street). To purchase tickets please visit ifthenthemusical.com or Ticketmaster.com or call 877-250-2929.
Masterworks Broadway is a label of Sony Masterworks. For email updates and information on Masterworks Broadway please visit www.masterworksbroadway.com. For more information on the musical, please visit www.IfThenTheMusical.com.
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For further information: Masterworks Broadway: Angela Barkan / Angela.Barkan@sonymusic.com / 212.833.8575, or Larissa Slezak / Larissa.Slezak@sonymusic.com / 212.833.6075: If/Then: Polk and Co., Matt Polk - Matt@polkandco.com / 917-261-3988, ext. 304, or Tom D'Ambrosio - Tom@polkandco.com / 917-261-3988, ext. 308, or Frances White - Frances@polkandco.com / 917-261-3988, ext. 307, or Sasha Pensanti, Sasha@polkandco.com / 917-261-3988, ext. 305