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Promises, Promises - Broadway Revival Cast

Promises Promises / New B.c.r.
Release Date: 06/21/2010 
Label:  Sony   Catalog #: 73495   Spars Code: DDD 
Composer:  Burt Bacharach
Performer:  Sean Martin HingstonCameron AdamsDick LatessaKatie Finneran,   ... 
Conductor:  Jonathan Tunick
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Broadway Revival Orchestra
Number of Discs: 1 
Recorded in: Stereo 
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Notes and Editorial Reviews

Book by Neil Simon, based on the screenplay for "The Apartment" by Billy Wilder and I.A.L. Diamond. Music by Burt Bacharach, lyrics by Hal David.

It's Manhattan. It's the '60s. And the city is back in full swing, in Broadway's first-ever revival of Promises, Promises starring Emmy® Award-winner Sean Hayes (Will & Grace) as Chuck Baxter, the enterprising associate on the way up, and Tony® and Emmy® Award-winner Kristin Chenoweth (Wicked) as Fran Kubelik, the cafeteria waitress whose romantic troubles have got her down. The musical is based on the Oscar®-winning Billy Wilder film, The Apartment. The creative team creates a perfect cocktail: the splashy score is by the Academy Award®-winning
Read more team of Burt Bacharach and Hal David, and includes such songs as “I'll Never Fall In Love Again” and the straight-up swinging title tune; the book takes turns tickling your funny bone and breaking your heart, courtesy of the legendary Neil Simon, and it's all topped off with a sparkling blend of direction and choreography by Tony® and Emmy® Award-winner Rob Ashford. Promises, Promises is an intoxicating evening of Broadway magic.

This production of Promises, Promises has received five Outer Critics Circle nominations, including Outstanding Revival of a Musical, Outstanding Choreographer for Rob Ashford, Outstanding Actor in a Musical for Sean Hayes, Outstanding Featured Actor in a Musical for Dick Latessa and Outstanding Featured Actress in a Musical for Katie Finneran. It has also received a Drama League nomination for Distinguished Revival of a Musical, as well as Distinguished Performance Award nominations for Sean Hayes and Katie Finneran.
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Works on This Recording

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Promises, Promises by Burt Bacharach
Performer:  Sean Martin Hingston (Voice), Cameron Adams (Voice), Dick Latessa (Voice),
Katie Finneran (Voice), Kristin Chenoweth (Voice), Sean Hayes (Voice),
Tony Goldwyn (Voice), Brooks Ashmanskas (Voice), Peter Benson (Voice),
Ashley Amber (Voice), Ken Land (Voice)
Conductor:  Jonathan Tunick
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Broadway Revival Orchestra

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