Falling in Love with Mr. Dellamort’s Recording, starring James Monroe Iglehart, Courtney Reed, Telly Leung, released July 23
The original studio recording of the new audio musical Fall in love with Mr. Dellamort, featuring a book and lyrics by Jack Feldstein and music, lyrics and a radio adaptation by Paul Doust, is released July 23 on Broadway Records.
Directed by Ella Jane New, with musical supervision and orchestrations by Lena Gabrielle, the cast is directed by Tony winner James Monroe Iglehart (Aladdin) as M. Dellamort and Courtney Reed (Aladdin) as Sue Grimshaw with Tony winner Lena Hall (Hedwig and the angry thumb) as Emmy-nominated Jackie Hoffman Rhonda Lipson (violin on the roof) like Mina Thompson, and Telly Leung (Aladdin) like Barry Scott. The Tony Gavin Lee candidate (Mary poppins) is the Narrator.
In Fall in love with Mr. Dellamort, three lost souls receive an unexpected invitation to spend New Years Eve at Maison Dellamort: a secluded guesthouse in South Carolina with a special yet magnetic host.
The full audio musical is being released in association with the Broadway Podcast Network, which will air the production in three episodes starting July 30.
Producer Mark Rubinsky said in a statement: “When the pandemic scuttled our plans to put this original musical on stage, an obvious choice was to do a play on the radio. But radio plays are not musicals. Until now! Listen in your living room, your car on your way to the Grand Canyon, around a campfire or maybe on your way to a live show! It is a feast for the ears and the imagination.
The recording is produced by Paul Doust, with Tony Castrigno and Rubinsky and produced by Vibecke Dahle Dellapolla and Maggie and Adrian Selby. Lena Gabrielle is the co-producer. The album was designed by Cricket S. Myers, mixed by Myers, Christian Lee and Matthew Shane and mastered by Lee with sound design by Myers.
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