WATER FOR ELEPHANTS's Original Broadway Cast Recording is Now Available!

WATER FOR ELEPHANTS's Original Broadway Cast Recording is Now Available!

GHOSTLIGHT RECORDShas announced that WATER FOR ELEPHANTS: Original Broadway Cast Recording, which preserves the show’s soaring score by the acclaimed PigPen Theatre Co., is now available in streaming and digital formats today Friday, May 17. A physical CD will be available later this summer. The show has been nominated for seven 2024 Tony Awards, including “Best Musical.” 


The company WATER FOR ELEPHANTScelebrated the release of the album at Warner Music Group on May 16. Photos from the event, as well as the album’s recording sessions, can be downloadedhere.


Produced by Peter SchneiderJennifer CostelloGrove EntertainmentFrank MarshallIsaac Robert Hurwitz, and Seth A. GoldsteinWATER FOR ELEPHANTS is currently running at the Imperial Theatre (249 West 45th Street). WATER FOR ELEPHANTS is based on the critically acclaimed and New York Times-bestselling novel by Sara Gruen. The new musical has a book by four-time Tony Award nominee Rick Elice (Jersey BoysPeter and the Starcatcher) and is directed by two-time Tony Award nominee Jessica Stone (Kimberly Akimbo). The album is produced by Mary-Mitchell Campbell and Ian Kagey. Stream or download the album at ghostlightrecords.lnk.to/WaterForElephants


WATER FOR ELEPHANTS was praised as “gorgeously imaginative” by The New York Times, “spellbinding entertainment” by Variety, and “the best new musical on Broadway” by TheaterMania.


After losing what matters most, a young man jumps a moving train unsure of where the road will take him and finds

a new home with the remarkable crew of a traveling circus, and a life – and love – beyond his wildest dreams. Seen through the eyes of his older self, his adventure becomes a poignant reminder that if you choose the ride, life can begin again at any age.


The cast stars Grant Gustin (“The Flash”, “Glee”) in his Broadway debut, Isabelle McCalla (The Prom, Shucked), four-time Tony Award nominee Gregg Edelman (City of Angels), Drama Desk and Outer Critic Circle Award nominee Paul Alexander Nolan(Slave Play), Stan Brown (“Homicide: Life in the Streets”), Joe De Paul (Cirque du Soleil’s Dralion),Sara Gettelfinger (Dirty Rotten Scoundrels) and Wade McCollum (Wicked) and features Brandon Block, Antoine Boissereau, Rachael Boyd, Paul Castree, Ken Wulf ClarkTaylor Colleton, Gabriel Olivera de Paula Costa, Isabella Luisa Diaz, Samantha Gershman, Keaton Hentoff-Killian, Nicolas Jelmoni, Caroline Kane, Harley McLeish, Michael Mendez, Samuel Renaud, Marissa Rosen, Alexandra Gaelle Royer, Asa Somers, Charles South, Sean Stack, Matthew Varvar andMichelle West.


Tickets for WATER FOR ELEPHANTS are available at the Imperial Theatre box office, at Telecharge.com, or by phone at 212.239.6200, and range from $50 - $199.  The playing schedule is as follows: Tuesday, Thursday, and Friday at 7pm, Wednesday and Saturday at 8pm, with matinees on Wednesday and Saturday at 2pm and Sunday at 3pmPlease Note: There will be no performance on Tuesday, May 21 or Sunday, June 16 with two additional performances on Monday, May 20 at 7:30pm and Thursday, June 13 at 2:00pm.Beginning Tuesday, September 9, the playing schedule is as follows: Tuesday through Saturday at 7pm, with matinees Wednesday and Saturday at 1pm and Sunday at 3pm.  For groups of 10 or more, visit groups.broadway.com (1-800-BROADWAY).


WATER FOR ELEPHANTS features circus design by Shana Carroll (The 7 Fingers), choreography by Jesse Robb (Miss Saigon) and Shana Carroll, scenic design by Drama Desk Award winner Takeshi Kata (Clyde’s), costume design by David Israel Reynoso (Sleep No More), lighting design by two-time Tony Award winner Bradley King (Hadestown), sound design by Tony Award nominee Walter Trarbach (Spongebob Squarepants), projections by David Bengali (The Thanksgiving Play), hair & makeup design by Luc Verschuren for Campbell Young Associates (A Beautiful Noise), puppetry design by Ray Wetmore (Spamalot) & JR Goodman (Gutenberg!), and Camille Labarre (Into the Woods),music supervision and arrangements by Drama Desk Award winner Mary-Mitchell Campbell (Some Like It Hot) and Benedict Braxton-Smith (Kristin Chenoweth: For the Girls), orchestrations by Tony Award winner Daryl Waters (New York, New York), Benedict Braxton-Smith and August Eriksmoen (Come From Away), music direction by Elizabeth Doran, fight direction by Cha Ramos (Jagged Little Pill), production stage management by Timothy R. Semon (Company), and casting by Tara Rubin Casting.  


For more information please visit: www.waterforelephantsthemusical.com

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