Mock artwork for the <i>Kinky Boots</i> cast album
Mock artwork for the Kinky Boots cast album
UPDATED: Kinky Boots, the most fabulous new musical to hit Broadway this season, will release its original cast album (both in stores and digitally) on May 28, after opening to widespread critical acclaim on April 4 at the Al Hirschfeld Theatre.

The recording features stars Stark Sands (American Idiot) and Billy Porter (Angels in America) as well as supporting cast members Annaleigh Ashford (Legally Blonde), Celina Carvajal (Spiegelworld's Empire), Daniel Sherman (Desire Under the Elms), and Marcus Neville (The Full Monty). Additional cast and ensemble members include Paul Canaan, Kevin Smith Kirkwood, Kyle Taylor Parker, Kyle Post , Charlie Sutton, Joey Taranto, Andy Kelso, Tory Ross , Jennifer Perry, Josh Caggiano, Aaron Bantum, Adinah Alexander, Eric Anderson, Eugene Barry-Hill, Stephen Berger, Caroline Bowman, Sandra DeNise, Eric Leviton, Ellyn Marie Marsh, John Jeffrey Martin, Nathan Peck , Robert Pendilla, Lucia Spina, Sebastian Hedges Thomas, Marquise Neal, Cole Bullock, Jonah Halperin, and Timothy Ware.

Take a look here at the complete track listing:
1. "Price & Son Theme"/"The Most Beautiful Thing in the World"
2. "Take What You Got"
3. "The Land of Lola"
4. "Charlie's Soliloquy"
5. "Step One"
6. "Sex is in the Heel"
7. "The History of Wrong Guys"
8. "I'm Not My Father's Son"
9. "Everybody Say Yeah"
10. "What A Woman Wants"
11. "In This Corner"
12. "Charlie's Soliloquy Reprise"
13. "The Soul of a Man"
14. "Hold Me in Your Heart"
15. "Raise You Up"/"Just Be"

March 8, 2013 - Everybody say yeah! The cast of two popular Broadway musicals will head into the recording studio in the coming weeks to lay down tracks for forthcoming cast albums. Masterworks Broadway will record and release Kinky Boots, the new Cyndi Lauper-Harvey Fierstein musical, and Shout! Broadway will preserve the new revival of the classic Charles Strouse-Martin Charnin-Thomas Meehan musical, Annie.

With a score by Grammy Award winner Lauper and a book by multi-Tony Award winner Fierstein, Kinky Boots will be recorded on March 14, 15, and 25, to be released in May 2013. Lauper produces the disc alongside music supervisor/orchestrator Stephen Oremus and William Wittman. Recording for the New Broadway Cast album of Annie began on March 3 and 4, and will conclude on March 11. That disc, produced by Thomas Z. Shepard, Douglas Denoff, and Dennis Grimaldi, will also be released in May.

Kinky Boots, inspired by the acclaimed British film and directed and choreographed by Jerry Mitchell, stars Tony Award nominee Stark Sands (American Idiot) as Charlie Price, a young man who must live up to his father's legacy and save his family's shoe factory after his father's sudden death. When a fabulous drag queen named Lola (Billy Porter) arrives in need of a pair of sturdy stilettos, the pair realize they have more in common than they ever thought possible. The cast also includes Annaleigh Ashford, Celina Carvajal, Daniel Sherman, Marcus Neville, Paul Canaan, Kevin Smith Kirkwood, Kyle Taylor Parker, Kyle Post, Charlie Sutton, Joey Taranto, Andy Kelso, Tory Ross, Jennifer Perry, Adinah Alexander, Eric Anderson, Eugene Barry-Hill, Stephen Berger, Caroline Bowman, Cole Bullock, Sandra DeNise, Jonah Halperin, Eric Leviton, Ellyn Marie Marsh, John Jeffrey Martin, Marquise Neal, Nathan Peck, Robert Pendilla, Lucia Spina, Sebastian Hedges Thomas and Timothy Ware.

Broadway's current revival of classic musical Annie, directed by James Lapine, stars Lilla Crawford as the big-dreaming orphan of the title, with two-time Tony Award-winner Katie Finneran as the villainous Miss Hannigan and Australian stage star Anthony Warlow as Oliver Warbucks. Brynn O'Malley, Clarke Thorell, and J. Elaine Marcos complete the principal company, with Madi Rae DiPietro, Georgi James, Junah Jang, Tyrah Skye Odoms, Taylor Richardson, and Emily Rosenfeld as the orphans, and Sadie Sink and Jaidyn Young as the orphan standbys. The ensemble includes Ashley Blanchet, Jane Blass, Jeremy Davis, Fred Inkley, Merwin Foard, Joel Hatch, Danette Holden, Amanda Lea LaVergne, Gavin Lodge, Liz McCartney, Desi Oakley, Keven Quillon, David Rossetti, Sarah Solie, Dennis Stowe, and Ryan VanDenBoom.

Click here to pre-order the New Broadway Cast Recording of Annie.

Click here for more information on the Original Broadway Cast Recording of Kinky Boots.