If you’ve grown tired of the old stand-by holiday tunes, be sure to add Broadway’s Carols for a Cure, Volume 16 to your collection. Now available on iTunes, the 21-track album of original and traditional holiday music features stars and casts from the current Broadway line-up, and benefits Broadway Cares/Equity Fights AIDS (BC/EFA), one of the nation’s leading industry-based, nonprofit AIDS fundraising and grant-making organizations. The entire album is available for $15.99, and includes a digital booklet with liner notes about each participating cast, designating soloists and session photos. Individual tracks also may be purchased for $.99 each.
Broadway’s Carols for a Cure, Vol. 16 includes Grammy-award winner Sting singing an original version of “Soul Cake” with the cast of “The Last Ship,” and features the voices of Tony Award winner Jessie Mueller and the cast of Beautiful – The Carole King Musical; Tony winner Jefferson Mays and Bryce Pinkham with the cast from A Gentleman’s Guide to Love & Murder; Keke Palmer, Tony winner Judy Kaye and Sherri Shepherd with the cast of Rodgers and Hammerstein’s Cinderella; Carly Hughes and Kyle Dean Massey for Pippin; Ryan Shaw (Stevie Wonder) and cast members from Motown: The Musical; plus Jason Tam and the cast of If/Then; and celebrity blogger and Broadway Cares/Equity Fights AIDS fan Perez Hilton singing David Friedman’s My Simple Christmas Wish.
CDs of Broadway’s Carols for a Cure, Volume 16 can still be ordered for $25 through BC/EFA at broadwaycares.org or by calling (212) 840-0770 x238 Monday-Friday, 10:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. EST. Volumes from previous seasons are available, too (check online or call for price).
To order on iTunes, click here.