Christy Altomare and Cast of Anastasia Celebrates Original Cast Recording Release
The cast album released June 9.
The Original Cast recording of Broadway's Anastasia recently released to the public, and the show's stars took a moment before the show on Thursday, June 29, to celebrate the album with a concert and CD signing at the Barnes & Noble on 86th Street. Check out photos from the event in the gallery below.
Anastasia features a book by Terrence McNally and an original score by Tony Award winners Stephen Flaherty (music) and Lynn Ahrens (lyrics). Tony winner Darko Tresnjak directs. Ahrens and Flaherty penned the tunes for the 1997 animated film on which the stage musical is based. They have expanded their score, which contains the songs "Once Upon a December" and "Journey to the Past," for the theatrical production.
The Broadway company is led by Christy Altomare, Derek Klena, John Bolton, Ramin Karimloo, Caroline O'Connor, and Mary Beth Peil. They are joined in the cast by Zach Adkins, Sissy Bell, Lauren Blackman, Kathryn Boswell, Kyle Brown, Kristen Smith Davis, Janet Dickinson, Constantine Germanacos, Wes Hart, Ian Knauer, Ken Krugman, Dustin Layton, Shina Ann Morris, James A. Pierce III, Molly Rushing, Nicole Scimeca, Johnny Stellard, Mckayla Twiggs, and Allison Walsh. The production opened April 24 at the Broadhurst Theatre.