From The Pit


This is "From The Pit," where we talk musical theatre. From overtures to exit music and everything in between. 

Episode 1.01 - Overtures:

Overture - Loesser, Frank, Matthew Broderick, Megan Mullally, Jeff Blumenkrantz, Jonathan Freeman, Victoria Clark, Luba Mason, Gerry Vichi, Lillias White, Ronn Carroll, Ted Sperling, and Shepherd Mead. How to Succeed in Business without Really Trying! the New Broadway Cast Recording. RCA Victor, 1995. CD.
Overture - Strouse, Charles, Thomas Meehan, Martin Charnin, Andrea McArdle, Reid Shelton, Sandy Faison, Robert Fitch, Dorothy Loudon, Peter Howard, and Harold Gray. Annie: Original Broadway Cast Recording. N.d. CD.
Overture - Sondheim, Stephen, George Furth, Michael Cantwell, Maria Friedman, Evan Pappas, Jacqueline Dankworth, Louise Gold, Gareth Snook, and Julian Kelly. Merrily We Roll along. Jay Productions, 1997. CD.
Overture - Webber, Andrew Lloyd, Tim Rice, Murray Head, Ian Gillan, and Yvonne Elliman. Jesus Christ Superstar. Verve/Decca, 2012. CD.
Overture - Bacharach, Burt, Hal David, Neil Simon, Jerry Orbach, Jill O'Hara, Edward Winter, Harold Wheeler, and Billy Wilder. Promises, Promises Original Broadway Cast Recording. Rykodisc/MGM Soundtracks, 1999. CD.
Overture - Styne, Jule, Stephen Sondheim, Arthur Laurents, Imelda Staunton, Lara Pulver, Peter Davison, and Nicholas Skilbeck. Gypsy: 2015 London Cast Recording. N.d. CD.
Another Op'nin, Another Show - Porter, Cole, Samuel Spewack, Bella Cohen Spewack, Brian Stokes. Mitchell, Marin Mazzie, Amy Spanger, Michael Berresse, Paul Gemignani, and William Shakespeare. Kiss Me, Kate the New Broadway Cast Recording. DRG Theater, 2000. CD.
Oh, What a Beautiful Mornin - Rodgers, Richard, Lynn Riggs, Oscar Hammerstein, Hugh Jackman, Josefina Gabrielle, Maureen Lipman, Jimmy Johnston, Vicki Simon, Peter Polycarpou, Shuler Hensley, Sidney Livingstone, Gavin Lee, David Shelmerdine, Craig Purnell, and John Owen Edwards. Oklahoma! 1998 Royal National Theatre Production. First Night Records, 1998. CD.