Broadway Records Announces
DISCO CELEBRATION FOR SONDHEIM’S BIRTHDAY
In Celebration Of The 1 Year Anniversary Of
LOSING MY MIND: A SONDHEIM DISCO FEVER DREAM
LISTENING PARTY TO FEATURE ARTISTS FROM THE ALBUM
Free and Open To The Public On Clubhouse
New York, NY (Friday, March 19th, 2021) – On Monday, March 22nd at 7PM ET, the ‘Musical Theatre Club’ on Clubhouse will host a virtual listening party of Losing My Mind: A Sondheim Disco Fever Dream in celebration of Stephen Sondheim’s 91st birthday and the one-year anniversary of the album’s release. The party will feature artists from the album including Charity Angél Dawson (Mrs. Doubtfire, Waitress, Side Show), Onyie Nwachukwu (Rent Natl. Tour), Nicole Patrick (Mobius Percussion), Sydney Patrick (Kinky Boots tour), Aili Venho (50 Shades! The Musical) and co-creators Joshua Hinck (Hail Oblivion) and Scott Wasserman (Hamilton, Dear Evan Hansen), reuniting for the first time since the album’s release. The birthday-themed listening party will feature the team discussing the genesis of the album and the recording process, as well as answering questions from the Clubhouse audience.
The studio recording Losing My Mind: A Sondheim Disco Fever Dream was released in March 2020 in celebration of Stephen Sondheim’s 90th birthday. This unique and imaginative reinterpretation places Sondheim’s work into the popular music of the 1970’s and 80’s, fusing the master of musical theatre with various styles of disco.
The Losing My Mind listening party will be hosted by Emily DaSilva, Jeremy West, and Ashely Hufford from the ‘Musical Theatre Club’ on Clubhouse. Clubhouse is a Drop-In Audio App currently available on iOS only.
Inspired by musical theatre/disco crossovers such as The Ethel Merman Disco Album and Gordon Grody’s “The Ballad of Sweeney Todd,” the 12-track Losing My Mind: A Sondheim Disco Fever Dream album combines over forty of the master’s songs and features the talents of Alison Luff (Waitress, Wicked), Blaine Krauss (Pose, Great Comet), Aneesa Folds (Freestyle Love Supreme), Charity Angél Dawson (Mrs. Doubtfire, Waitress), Vishal Vaidya (Groundhog Day), Brittnie Price (Postmodern Jukebox), Juwan Crawley (Aladdin), Deonté L. Warren (Aladdin), Joshua Hinck (Hail Oblivion), Aili Venho (50 Shades! The Musical), Kyle ‘Bambi’ Louviere, and Onyie Nwachukwu (Rent Natl Tour), as well as a special cameo from Chip Zien. The singers are backed by a thirteen-piece orchestra, and the album features liner notes by David Levy.
Robbie Rozelle, A&R Director for Broadway Records, states, “I have never leapt at a pitch as fast as this one. As someone who grew up on The Ethel Merman Disco Album and Disco Evita, I knew no matter what, I had to hear this. What Joshua and Scott have created is so smart and joyous, and I’m excited to unleash this album on the world!”
Losing My Mind: A Sondheim Disco Fever Dream Track Listing:
- Opening (Doors)
- There are Giants Somewhere
- Hello Pretty Lady/Lovely Moments By the Sea
- Unworthy of Your Love
- Our Time
- No One Is Alone
- The Miller’s Son
- Artists Are Bizarre…
- Color and Light
- It’s Hot Up Here in this City on Fire
- Losing My Mind
- Megamix: Take Me to the World
Losing My Mind: A Sondheim Disco Fever Dream is available from all major music retailers, all digital platforms and on BroadwayRecords.com
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