Anastasia Broadway Cast Album Now Available for Preorder
The company of Broadway's Anastasia will record the show's album in the coming weeks, with a target release date set for June. Broadway Records will release the album, which is available for preorder now.
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.
Christy Altomare, Ramin Karimloo, and Derek Klena head the cast, alongside John Bolton, Caroline O'Connor, Mary Beth Peil, 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, Jennifer Smith, Johnny Stellard, and Allison Walsh.
Anastasia begins performances March 23 at the Broadhurst Theatre. Opening night for the new musical is set for April 24.