Music Reviews

Billy Porter: Billy's Back on Broadway
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
We're all grateful that Audra McDonald is back home in New York, recording delightful albums like this.
Molly Ringwald — Except Sometimes
'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
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
Also reviewed: Chaplin, Leap of Faith cast albums and discs from Godspell's Morgan James, and Telly Leung.
Broadway's Carols for a Cure
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
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
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
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
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 ...