Music Reviews

Billy Porter: Billy's Back on Broadway
By Zachary Stewart · Apr 15, 2014

The Tony Award winner from Broadway's Kinky Boots releases a new album of Broadway favorites spun in his own unique style.

Audra McDonald: Go Back Home
By Zachary Stewart · Jun 19, 2013
We're all grateful that Audra McDonald is back home in New York, recording delightful albums like this.
Molly Ringwald — Except Sometimes
By Robby Ritacco · Apr 18, 2013
'80s starlet Molly Ringwald enters the music scene with her debut album, featuring a hit-or-miss assortment of jazz standards and a snippet from her Breakfast Club past.
Megan Hilty: It Happens All the Time
By Robby Ritacco · Mar 12, 2013
The blonde bombshell, of Wicked and Smash fame, abandons showtunes for an uneven, but intriguing, twist on alt-pop favorites by Aimee Mann, Ne-Yo, Switchfoot, and more.
Now.Here.This. Cast Recording, Eden Espinosa's Look Around Among December's Finest CD Releases
By Andy Propst · Dec 31, 2012
Also reviewed: Chaplin, Leap of Faith cast albums and discs from Godspell's Morgan James, and Telly Leung.
Broadway's Carols for a Cure
By Andy Propst · Dec 10, 2012
Broadway shows offer their take on holiday tunes in a two-disc set to benefit Broadway Cares.
Tony Bennett, Robert Cuccioli, Jason Gould, Andrea Marcovicci, Brian Stokes Mitchell and 15 More Fall CDs
By Andy Propst · Oct 29, 2012
Brian Stokes Mitchell - Simply Broadway (CDBaby) This Tony Award winner surveys about half a century of musical theater on this solo disc that makes for an often stirring ...
Sixteeen Superb September CDs
By Andy Propst · Sep 25, 2012
Reviews of new recordings by Barbra Streisand and Barbara Cook, Nice Work If You Can Get It, Carrie, Bring It On, Jekyll & Hyde, and 10 more must-haves.
Dream a Little Dream: Live at the Café Carlyle / Pipe Dream
By Andy Propst · Sep 18, 2012
Fans of Tony Award nominee Laura Osnes' silky vocals have two new reasons to celebrate: her debut solo CD, Dream A Little Dream: Live at the Café Carlyle (Broadway Records)...
Megan Hilty in Gentlemen Prefer Blondes
By Andy Propst · Sep 3, 2012
They're formidable shoes to fill -- having been worn by the likes of Carol Channing and Marilyn Monroe -- but as the Masterworks Broadway new recording of New York ...