Tony-nominee Jeremy Jordan will provide all nine voices for an a cappella "surprise" bonus track on the forthcoming See Rock City & Other Destinations original off-Broadway cast recording produced by Yellow Sound Label. The piece was arranged by the show's orchestrator Justin Hatchimonji and features a song from the Drama Desk-nominated score.
Jeremy Jordan made his Broadway debut in the metal musical Rock of Ages before appearing as Tony in West Side Story. His first original leading role was as the title outlaw in Frank Wildhorn's Bonnie & Clyde. Jeremy is currently head newsboy Jack Kelly in Newsies, for which he received a Tony nomination. He made his film debut alongside Dolly Parton in Joyful Noise and will join the cast of NBC's Smash this fall.
Transport Group Theatre Company, winner of both a Special Drama Desk Award and Obie Award, produced See Rock City & Other Destinations in 2010. The Drama Desk and Richard Rodgers Award-winning musical has music by Brad Alexander and book and lyrics by Adam Mathias. The show was directed by Transport Group Artistic Director Jack Cummings III.
See Rock City & Other Destinations ran July 17 through August 14, 2010 at The Duke on 42nd Street. In 2011, the show was nominated for six Drama Desk Awards including Outstanding Musical, Outstanding Music, Outstanding Lyrics, Outstanding Book of a Musical, Outstanding Director of a Musical, and Outstanding Lighting Design. Librettist Adam Mathias won the Drama Desk Award for Outstanding Book of a Musical. Publishing and licensing for See Rock City & Other Destinations are handled by Samuel French, Inc. For complete information: www.seerockcitymusical.com
Photo Credit: Brad Alexander
Jeremy Jordan and Justin Hatchimonji