• Jul 13, 2018
  • |
  • Desperate Measures Original Cast Recording Digital Album Available Today From Masterworks Broadway

NEW YORK, July 13, 2018 /PRNewswire/ — The Original Cast Recording from the hit musical comedy Desperate Measures is available digitally today from Masterworks Broadway, with the CD set for release August 10.  With music by David Friedman (Listen to My Heart) and lyrics by Peter Kellogg (Anna Karenina), the album is produced by Robert Sher with liner notes by Peter Filichia.  Described by the Huffington Post as “a good old-fashioned musical comedy… a happy surprise of a show filled with enjoyable songs,” Desperate Measures is currently running at New World Stages in New York City. 

The Original Cast Recording of Desperate Measures is available now.

Inspired by Shakespeare’s Measure for Measure, the musical is a joyful, madcap comedy that also manages to ponder the nature of justice.  The hilarious new musical tells the tale of Johnny Blood, a handsome young man whose life is in danger over a saloon brawl. Set in the early 1890’s, Johnny must put his fate into the hands of a colorful cast of characters including a wily sheriff, an eccentric priest, an authoritarian governor, a saloon girl gone good, and a nun out of the habit- as they all struggle to decide Johnny’s fate. Laws are broken and hearts are won as they try to find justice in a world that often doesn’t seem just.

In its three-time extended sold out run at the York Theater, Desperate Measures has received two Drama Desk Awards for Outstanding Music and Outstanding Lyrics, one Outer Critics Circle Award for Best New Off Broadway Musical and one Off Broadway Alliance Award for Best Musical.  It’s also been highly lauded in the press world, with The New York Times calling it, “Wonderful…a delight…such a hoot,” and Huffington Post suggesting, “See it before tickets become scarce!”  Peter Filichia of Broadway Select applauded, “The funniest, most-tuneful, non-stop, slam-bang BEST MUSICAL of the season!”

The album is available for digital streaming and purchase now: https://MasterworksBroadway.lnk.to/DesperateMeasures-OBCR

DESPERATE MEASURES – ORIGINAL CAST RECORDING (TRACKLIST)

  1. The Ballad of Johnny Blood
  2. The Ballad of Johnny Blood (Reprise)
  3. That’s Just How It Is
  4. Some Day They Will Thank Me
  5. Look in Your Heart
  6. Look in Your Heart (Reprise)
  7. It’s Good to Be Alive
  8. It doesn’t Hurt to Try
  9. It’s Getting Hot in Here
  10. It’s Getting Hot in Here Playoff / The Ballad of Johnny Blood (Reprise 2)
  11. The Way that You Feel
  12. Stop There
  13. In the Dark
  14. What a Night!
  15. About Last Night
  16. Stop There (Reprise)
  17. Just for You
  18. Just for Your (Reprise)
  19. What is This Feeling?
  20. What a Day!
  21. Life Takes You by Surprise
  22. It’s Good to Be Alive (Reprise)
  23. It’s a Beautiful Day
  24. Finale
  25. Bows / Exit Music

ABOUT DESPERATE MEASURES
Directed by Bill Castellino (Cagney, Marry Harry) and produced by Pat Flicker Addiss, Mary Cossette, Willette Klausner and Cecilia Lin, Desperate Measures is playing at New World Stages and features: Gary Marachek (Eleanor) as Father Morse Lauren Molina (Rock of Ages) as Bella Rose, Sarah Parnicky (Show Boat at Houston Grand Opera) as Susanna/Sister Mary Jo, Conor Ryan (“Jesus Christ Superstar Live in Concert”) as Johnny Blood, Peter Saide (Skin Tight) as Sheriff Green, and Nick Wyman (Les Misérables) as Governor von Richterhenkenpflichtgetruber with Anthony Festa (Bare at New World Stages), Celia Hottenstein (The Phantom of the Opera 25th Anniversary National Tour) and Tom Souhrada (Kinky Boots).  Desperate Measures features scenic design by James Morgan (Cagney, Sweeney Todd), costume design by Nicole Wee (Closer Than Ever, Storyville), lighting design by Paul Miller (Legally Blonde, The Illusionists) and sound design by Julian Evans (Tick, Tick Boom, jon and jen). David Hancock Turner (Subways Are For Sleeping, Hallelujah Baby) serves as musical director.  Casting is by Carol Hanzel (Cagney) and the production stage manager is CJ LaRoche.

ABOUT SONY MUSIC MASTERWORKS
Sony Music Masterworks comprises the imprints Masterworks, Sony Classical, OKeh, Portrait and Masterworks Broadway. Our artists range from icons to newly developing talents in classical, crossover and adult alternative music, plus new and legendary jazz artists. Our vast catalog of musical theater recordings features classic shows and original cast albums of today’s Broadway hits including SpongeBob SquarePants, Hello, Dolly! starring Bette Midler, Groundhog Day, Charlie and the Chocolate Factory, On Your Feet!, Kinky Boots, Once, If/Then and An American in Paris.

CONNECT
//desperatemeasuresmusical.com/ 
Facebook: /DesperateMeasuresMusical 
Instagram: @DesperateMeasuresMusical 
Twitter: @MeasuresMusical 

//masterworksbroadway.com 
Facebook: /MasterworksBroadway 
Instagram: @sonybroadway 
Twitter: @SonyBroadway 

MEDIA CONTACTS
For album info:
Larissa Slezak / Jamie Bertel / Colin Yost | Sony Music Masterworks

For show info:
Scott Klein / Logan Metzler | Keith Sherman & Associates, (212) 764-7900

SOURCE Masterworks Broadway

  • 广州拟增38家长护险机构 白云海珠分布最多 2018-11-21
  • 这个“真理论者”是个无端恶意攻击和谩骂爱因斯坦的小丑,在论坛众多网友的批驳下,不思进取,在其自身逆反心理的驱使下,在反科学的道理上越滑越远,不可救药!呵呵! 2018-11-21
  • 广州市越秀区人民法院公告专栏 2018-11-20
  • 新知新觉:加强新时代政治文明建设的着力点 2018-11-19
  • 有“顶贴机”,还有“点赞机”?哈哈哈哈······ 2018-11-18
  • 江西吉安永丰县:芒种农忙(图) 2018-11-17
  • 汉能发布汉纸、汉包:移动能源时代全面到来 2018-11-17
  • 从房地产市场谈谈“市场经济” 2018-11-16
  • 男子8年考公务员62次 称“公务员是我的信仰” 2018-11-16
  • 心脑血管疾病是怎么形成的?如何预防心脑血管疾病 2018-11-15
  • 因为多巴胺 网游沉迷是一个严肃的“成瘾”议题 2018-11-14
  • 打房主分房子,而必逼成! 2018-11-14
  • 草原文化--内蒙古频道--人民网 2018-11-13
  • 大厨风范的海鲜做法,小白也能学会,鲜美营养,好吃到哭 2018-11-12
  • 北京市第四批高层次党外代表人士挂职锻炼 2018-11-11
  • 265| 821| 362| 182| 441| 557| 675| 907| 305| 629|