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Tony Kushner, Stephen Sondheim Join Starry List of Contributors to Over the Moon: The Broadway Lullaby Project

By New York City
Stephen Sondheim
(© David Gordon)
Stephen Sondheim
(© David Gordon)
Tony Kushner and Stephen Sondheim are among the newly announced contributors to the previously reported Over the Moon: The Broadway Lullaby Project, which has been created to raise funds for the Breast Cancer Research Foundation and Young Survival Coalition. The project incorporates a two-CD, 26 song set; a lavishly-illustrated hardcover book of 17 songs from the album, a corresponding e-book encompassing the entire collection; and a documentary film. The CDs and book will be released on May 8.

Additional contributing composers and lyricists include Scott Alan, Wayne Barker, Sean Barry, Susan Birkenhead, Jeff Blumenkrantz, Jeff Bowen, Sammy Cahn, Joshua H. Cohen, Michael Friedman, Jenny Giering, Zina Goldrich, Ricky Ian Gordon, Adam Gwon, Marcy Heisler, Nona Hendryx, Marva Hicks, Rupert Holmes, Timothy Huang, Christopher Jackson, Henry Krieger, Michael John LaChiusa, Dan Lipton, Kristen Anderson-Lopez, Robert Lopez, Marisa Michelson, Charles Randolph-Wright, David Rossmer, Bill Russell, Sandy Rustin, Jill Santoriello, Stephen Schwartz, John Patrick Shanley, David Shire, Lucy Simon, Charles Strouse, Tom Kitt, Sarah Wordsworth, BD Wong, and Maury Yeston.

Among the musicians for the recording are pianists Fred Hersch and Brad Mehldau, guitarist Larry Campbell, multi-instrumentalist Gil Goldstein, cellist Dave Eggar, and other notable instrumentalists such as Scott Colley, Taylor Eigsti, James Genus, Kevin Hays, Aaron Heick, Bashiri Johnson, Julian Lage, Harish Raghavan, Jody Redhage, Peter Sachon, Tony Scherr, and Kathleen Tagg.

As previously reported, Broadway performers who are featured include Anastasia Barzee, Michael Cerveris, Victoria Clark, Raul Esparza, Sutton Foster, Brian D'Arcy James, Rebecca Luker, Kelli O'Hara, Donna Murphy, Anika Noni Rose, and Vanessa Williams.

Click here for more information and to pre-order Over the Moon.


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