With music by Brad Alexander and book and lyrics by Adam Mathias SEE ROCK CITY & OTHER DESTINATIONS won the 2011 Drama Desk Award for Outstanding Book of a Musical and was nominated for Outstanding Lyrics, Outstanding Music, Outstanding Direction (Jack Cummings III), Outstanding Lighting (R. Lee Kennedy) and Outstanding Musical. The musical also received the 2007 Jerry Bock Award and 2008 Richard Rodgers Award for Excellence in Musical Theatre Writing. Roma Torre of NY-1 reported, ?The music by Brad Alexander with lyrics by Mathias is consistently lovely. The songs are polished and catchy displaying the composers’ gift for writing tunes that are both versatile and genuinely moving.?
The album features performances by off-Broadway cast members Stanley Bahorek (…Spelling Bee, February House), Donna Lynne Champlin (Billy Elliot, Sweeney Todd), Jonathan Hammond (Ragtime), Ryan Hilliard (Mary Poppins nat. tour), Bryce Ryness (Hair, Leap of Faith), Mamie Parris (Ragtime, Wicked nat. tour) and Sally Wilfert (Assassins). Music Direction, Vocal Arrangements and Orchestrations are by Justin Hatchimonji. The musicians on the album, under the direction of Mr. Hatchimonji (also piano), include Chris Biesterfeldt (guitar), Rob Jost (bass) and Garo Yellin (cello).BUY NOW
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