Ghostlight Records will release the Original Cast Recording of Barry Wyner's new musical, Calvin Berger on Tuesday, September 25, 2012. The full cast featured on the recording, including Noah Weisberg (Legally Blonde, South Pacific), Krystal Joy Brown (Leap of Faith), David Hull (Wicked) and Dana Steingold (Spelling Bee), will reunite at Joe's Pub the evening before the release – Monday, September 24, 2012 at 7pm – to celebrate the album release with a special concert event. The original Calvin Berger cast will be joined by several additional special Broadway guests, to be announced.
CD pre-orders are now on sale at http://sh-k-boom.com/calvinberger.shtml. Watch video from the Calvin Berger recording session here:http://youtu.be/2ti5oguVEhk
Calvin Berger – winner of the Jerry Bock Award, Richard Rodgers Award, Kleban Prize, and Noel Coward Prize – is a hip, heartfelt, hysterical new musical by Barry Wyner, loosely based on Cyrano De Bergerac. Featuring Orchestrations by 3-time Tony Award-winnerDoug Besterman (Sister Act, How To Succeed, The Producers), Calvin Berger has been performed at Barrington Stage and Manhattan Theatre Club, and most recently at George Street Playhouse under the direction of 3-time Tony winner Kathleen Marshall (Nice Work, Anything Goes, The Pajama Game). It is licensed by the legendary Tams-Witmark Music Library and has several songs published by Hal Leonard.
The full track listing for the Calvin Berger Cast Recording is as follows:
1. Opening Dream
2. Security Meltdown
3. I Can See Him Now
4. Don'tcha Think?
5. It Just Wasn't Meant to Happen
6. We're The Man!
7. Never Know
9. Saturday Alone
10. Act One Finale
11. Second Dream
12. Mr. Potato Head
13. Graduation Day
14. Saturday Alone (Reprise)
15. The Fight
16. How Can I Compete With That?
17. Perfect For You
18. We're The Man! (Reprise)
19. Calm, Cool, and Collected
For more information on the album visit http://sh-k-boom.com/calvinberger.shtml.
Tickets for the September 24th release concert are $20 and available online at joespub.com (http://www.joespub.com/component/option,com_shows/task,view/Itemid,40/prod_no,19020, by phone at 212-967-7555 or at the box office at The Public Theater.The concert will be directed by Travis Greisler, music directed by Aron Accurso and produced by Katie Riegel. Joe's Pub is located at 425 Lafayette Street, NYC.