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The Prom Releases Two New Tracks From Its Broadway Cast Album

The numbers are performed by Beth Leavel and Brooks Ashmanskas, who lead the cast at the Longacre Theatre.

Beth Leavel and Brooks Ashmanskas in The Prom, now running at Broadway's Longacre Theatre.
(© Deen van Meer)

Two new tracks from the original Broadway cast recording of The Prom are now available to stream and download ahead of the album's digital release on December 14 and physical release on January 11, 2019 via Sony Masterworks Broadway. Performed by Beth Leavel and Brooks Ashmanskas, respectively, the latest available tracks are "The Lady's Improving" and "Barry Is Going to Prom." To stream and download, click here.

The Prom began performances at Broadway's Longacre Theatre on October 23, where the new musical is set to open on November 15. The story is described as follows: "Emma becomes an instant outcast, and a national headline, when her high school cancels the prom rather than let her attend with her girlfriend. Sensing a chance to correct an injustice, and maybe get some good publicity along the way, a group of fading celebrities takes up the cause, and invades Emma's small Indiana town. But their bumbling attempts at social activism make the situation far worse than they, or Emma, could have ever imagined."

The Prom is directed by Casey Nicholaw and features music from Matthew Sklar and a book by Chad Beguelin and Bob Martin. Leading the cast are Tony nominee Brooks Ashmanskas (Something Rotten!), Tony winner Beth Leavel (The Drowsy Chaperone), Tony nominee Christopher Sieber (Shrek the Musical), Caitlin Kinnunen (The Bridges of Madison County), Isabelle McCalla (Aladdin), Michael Potts (Jitney), Angie Schworer (The Producers), Courtenay Collins, and Josh Lamon (Groundhog Day).