Danny Burstein, Andréa Burns, and More Sing on New Something for the Boys Recording
The album is the latest release in PS Classics' acclaimed "lost musicals" series.
PS Classics, the label that celebrates the heritage of Broadway and American popular song, will release a new studio cast recording of Cole Porter's 1943 musical Something for the Boys.
The new recording of Something for the Boys features a cast of Broadway and recording veterans, including Danny Burstein (Moulin Rouge!), Elizabeth Stanley (On the Town), Andréa Burns (In the Heights), Edward Hibbert (The Drowsy Chaperone), Sara Jean Ford (The Phantom of the Opera), and PS Classics cofounder Philip Chaffin, performing to the original orchestrations under the baton of Constantine Kitsopoulos and Greg Jarrett.
The deluxe package includes a 32-page full-color booklet with liner notes by Tommy Krasker; an essay on the original orchestrators by John Baxindine; a brief note from Ethel Merman historian Al F. Koenig Jr.; a synopsis by Robert Edridge-Waks; plus complete lyrics, production photos, and a two-page illustration of the original production by Al Hirschfeld.
Something for the Boys was the fifth and final star vehicle Porter wrote for Merman. The score features a big-band sound that was at its peak of popularity at the time of the show's creation.