Come From Away to Release Original Broadway Cast Recording
Produced by The Musical Company, the album will be available online and in stores this spring.
The Musical Company will release the original Broadway cast recording of the new musical Come From Away. The album is set to drop digitally, with the CD available exclusively at the Schoenfeld Theatre, on March 10.
The CD of the original Broadway cast recording will be released online and in stores on March 24. Come From Away is the first cast recording released by The Musical Company. David Lai, Ian Eisendrath, August Eriksmoen, Irene Sankoff, and David Hein serve as album producers.
Featuring a book, music, and lyrics by Sankoff and Hein, Come From Away is directed by Tony nominee Christopher Ashley (Memphis) and choreographed by Tony nominee Kelly Devine (Rocky). Set against the backdrop of the tragic events of September 11, 2001, the show follows what happens when 38 planes and 6,579 passengers are forced to land in Gander, Newfoundland, doubling the population of "one small town on the edge of the world." Now in performances, the show's opening night is set for March 12.
Featured in the Broadway run are Chad Kimball, Jenn Colella, Kendra Kassebaum, Geno Carr, Joel Hatch, Rodney Hicks, Lee MacDougall, Caesar Samayoa, Q. Smith, Sharon Wheatley, Astrid Van Wieren, Petrina Bromley, Josh Breckenridge, Susan Dunstan, Tamika Lawrence, and Tony LePage.
The production has music supervision and arrangements by Ian Eisendrath, scenic design by Beowulf Boritt, costume design by Toni-Leslie James, lighting design by Howell Binkley, sound design by Gareth Owen, and orchestrations by August Eriksmoen.