EXCLUSIVE: Debut Track From Freaky Friday, With Heidi Blickenstaff and Emma Hunton
The new musical is written by Bridget Carpenter, Tom Kitt, and Brian Yorkey.
The cast recording of Tom Kitt, Brian Yorkey, and Bridget Carpenter's new musical Freaky Friday has its digital release this Friday, February 10, and Walt Disney Records has provided TheaterMania with an exclusive preview of the second act opener, "Not Myself Today." The tune is sung by Heidi Blickenstaff and Emma Hunton, who starred in the show's world premiere at Arlington's Signature Theatre, and who currently appear in the La Jolla Playhouse production. Have a listen below:
Developed by Disney Theatrical Productions expressly for licensing to theaters, the musical features a book by Carpenter, and music and lyrics by Tony-winning collaborators Kitt and Yorkey (Next to Normal, If/Then). The premiere production was directed by Tony nominee Christopher Ashley with choreography by Tony nominee Sergio Trujillo (On Your Feet!). It is a musical adaptation of Mary Rodgers' 1972 novel, which subsequently inspired two hit Disney films.
The studio album features Jason Gotay, Alan H. Green, Ann Harada, Jake Heston Miller, Shayna Blass, Tyler Bowman, Sherri Edelen, Katie Ladner, Jess LeProtto, Storm Lever, Thaddeus McCants, Tanisha Moore, Julian Ramos, Preston Sadleir, Bobby Smith, Jason Sweettooth Williams, and Natasha Yvette Williams.