For many young, aspiring performers, Original Cast Recordings are the first window into the world of Broadway. From studying the golden age classics to keeping up with the most contemporary shows, these albums allow Broadway’s light to shine far beyond Times Square.
In this episode, Broadway actors Jen Cody, Eddie Korbich, and Samantha Sturm take us through the process of recording these treasured relics. From rehearsals to orchestrations to recording in studios with an abundance of musical history, being a member of an original cast and getting to make an album is a thrilling journey.
Our Guests: Jen Cody (Cats, Grease, Beauty and the Beast, Seussical, Urinetown the musical, Taboo, Best Little Whorehouse, Pajama Game, Shrek, A Christmas Story), Eddie Korbich (Singin’ in the Rain, Sweeney Todd, Carousel, Seussical, Wicked, After the Night and the Music, The Drowsy Chaperone, The Little Mermaid, A Christmas Story, Breakfast at Tiffany’s, A Gentleman’s Guide to Love and Murder), and Samantha Sturm (The Addams Family, Nice Work If You Can Get It, Matilda).