Photo by Paul Kolnik
The producers of New York, New York – the new Broadway musical nominated for 9 Tony Awards, including “Best Musical” – have announced that the show’s Original Broadway Cast Recording will be released digitally on Friday, June 9. CD and vinyl versions are planned for later this year. Unlike many cast recordings, the album features the show’s complete score, comprising 90 minutes of music, including orchestral interludes. Like the show, the album will be a love letter to New York City, with music ranging from thrilling Afro-Cuban rhythms, and traditional Big Band, to classic Broadway showstoppers. Released through the Wine & Peaches label, the album is produced by Michael Croiter, Sam Davis, Lin-Manuel Miranda, co-produced by Sonia Friedman, Tom Kirdahy, Craig Balsam.
New York, New York, currently running at Broadway’s St. James Theatre (246 West 44th Street), is a brand-new musical featuring music and lyrics by Tony, Emmy and Grammy Award winners and Academy Award nominees John Kander & Fred Ebb, with additional lyrics by Pulitzer, Tony, Emmy and Grammy Award winner and Academy Award nominee Lin-Manuel Miranda. The book is written by Tony Award nominee David Thompson, and co-written by Tony Award nominee Sharon Washington. NEW YORK, NEW YORK is directed and choreographed by five-time Tony Award winner Susan Stroman, and produced by Sonia Friedman and Tom Kirdahy.
New York, New York has been nominated for 9 Tony Awards, including “Best Musical,” 12 Outer Critics Circle Awards including “Best Musical,” 6 Drama Desk Awards, 4 Drama League Awards, including “Best Musical,” and 3 Chita Rivera Awards. Composer John Kander is the recipient of the 2023 Special Tony Award for “Lifetime Achievement in the Theatre” and the “Lifetime Achievement Award” from the Chita Rivera Awards. The show’s orchestrations by Sam Davis and Daryl Waters are nominated for “Best Orchestrations” by the Tony, Drama Desk and Outer Critics Circle Awards.