"When I Grow Up," Featuring Broadway Kids Singing Adult Tunes, Will Be Recorded; Encore Engagement Planned
By Adam Hetrick
Broadway Records will release a live album of When I Grow Up, an evening featuring young performers from Broadway singing material from Next to Normal, Chicago, Into the Woods and Spring Awakening.
When I Grow Up was presented at 54 Below earlier this summer and returns for a July 29 7 PM encore engagement. The album, "When I Grow Up: Broadway's Next Generation - Live at 54 Below," which was previously recorded, will be released digitally July 26 and in stores July 30.
Featured are Caleb McLaughlin (The Lion King), Emily Rosenfeld (Annie), Ethan Haberfield (Mary Poppins), Grace Capeless (A Christmas Story), Isabela Moner (Evita), Kelsey Fowler (Grey Gardens, Sunday in the Park with George, Mary Poppins, Bonnie & Clyde), Matthew Gumley (Mary Poppins, Elf, Addams Family, Beauty and the Beast), Matthew Schechter (Waiting for Godot, Mary Poppins, Elf, Newsies), Neil McCaffrey (Mary Poppins, Billy Elliott), Rozi Baker (Shrek, Mary Poppins, Bonnie & Clyde) and Zoe Considine (A Christmas Story).
The concert was conceived by Van Dean and directed by Kenny Howard with music direction by Michael J. Moritz, Jr. and assistant direction by Yvette Kojic.
The album is produced by Michael J. Moritz, Jr. and executive-produced by Dean and Howard, of The Broadway Consortium, and Ken Mahoney.
The track list follows:
"Song of Purple Summer"
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