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Escape to Margaritaville Announces Plans for Broadway Cast Album

The new musical features the songs of singer-songwriter Jimmy Buffett. logo
Alison Luff and Paul Alexander Nolan in a scene from Escape to Margaritaville.
(© Matthew Murphy)

The original Broadway cast recording of Escape to Margaritaville, the new musical featuring the songs of Jimmy Buffett, will be released next spring. The album, which will be recorded this month in Chicago and features original songs as well as many Buffett classics, will be released digitally and in stores on February 16, the morning of the show's first Broadway performance. The Escape to Margaritaville cast recording will be produced by Mailboat Records, Mike Utley, Mac McAnally, and Christopher Jahnke.

Escape to Margaritaville is described as a "musical comedy getaway," featuring the songs "Come Monday," "Volcano," "Cheeseburger in Paradise," and more. With a book by Emmy Award winner Greg Garcia (My Name Is Earl) and Emmy Award nominee Mike O'Malley (Shameless), the new production is choreographed by Tony Award nominee Kelly Devine (Come From Away) and directed by Tony Award winner and La Jolla Playhouse artistic director Christopher Ashley (Come From Away). The musical will begin Broadway previews on February 16 at the Marquis Theatre, with an official opening night set for March 15.

The cast of Escape to Margaritaville includes Paul Alexander Nolan, Alison Luff, Lisa Howard, Eric Petersen, Rema Webb, Don Sparks, Andre Ward, Matt Allen, Tessa Alves, Sara Andreas, Tiffany Adeline Cole, Marjorie Failoni, Samantha Farrow, Steven Good, Angela Grovey, Albert Guerzon, Autumn Guzzardi, Keely Hutton, Justin Keats, Mike Millan, Justin Mortelliti, Ryann Redmond, Julius Anthony Rubio, Nick Sanchez, Ian Michael Stuart, and Brett Thiele.

The creative team includes scenic designer Walt Spangler, Tony Award-winning costume designer Paul Tazewell, two-time Tony Award-winning lighting designer Howell Binkley, two-time Tony Award-winning sound designer Brian Ronan, and Tony Award nominee Christopher Jahnke as music supervisor.

For tickets to Escape to Margaritaville on Broadway, click here.