(New York, NY) December 20th, 2021 – Broadway Records is giving YOU the best of the holiday season listening with their exciting new listening guide. Whether you’re gathering safely with close friends and loved ones or enjoying a nice cup of hot cocoa at home, Broadway Records invites you to sing along with classic holiday hits by the Tony-Winning cast of the Hadestown, Three-time Emmy Nominee Randy Rainbow, Jersey Boys’ Michael Longoria, and Broadway’s Kyle Taylor Parker!
If The Fates Allow: A Hadestown Holiday Album: Featuring the cast of the Tony and Grammy Award-winning musical Hadestown, “If The Fates Allow: A Hadestown Holiday Album” offers both solace and celebration as we head into a winter season like no other. Starring Jewelle Blackman, Yvette Gonzalez-Nacer and Kay Trinidad as “The Fates” and featuring the entire Hadestown cast, this album includes beloved holiday classics, songs composed by Hadestown’s own Anaïs Mitchell, Yvette Gonzales-Nacer, and Liam Robinson, as well as gems waiting to be rediscovered, all in a sound steeped in blues, folk, ragtime, and jazz that has made Anaïs Mitchell’s groundbreaking musical a phenomenon. This 14-track album is sure to lift your spirits and keep you livin’ it up this holiday season.
Randy Rainbow: Hey Gurl, It’s Christmas!
On his debut Christmas album, Emmy-nominated comedian, singer, and viral star Randy Rainbow puts his signature twist on holiday classics and premieres a brand new Christmas song (the title track) with music by Marc Shaiman (Hairspray, Smash, Mary Poppins Returns) and lyrics by Randy Rainbow and Shaiman. Backed by a swingin’ band and exciting new musical arrangements by Jesse Kissel (Chicago, The Visit, Randy Rainbow Live), Randy is joined by special guests Alan Cumming, Kathy Griffin, Norm Lewis, Lorna Luft, and even the President of the United States… sort of.
Kyle Taylor Parker: I’ll Be Home for Christmas MP3 & Count Your Blessings / What a Wonderful World feat. Alysha Umphress
Kyle Taylor Parker, current star of the Pretty Woman National Tour, returns with two Holiday singles!
Michael Longoria: Merry Christmas Darling
Following the release of his debut solo album, Broadway Brick By Brick, Michael Longoria sings us home for the holidays with a collection of his Christmas favorites. Merry Christmas Darling, a romantic holiday album with a throwback 60s vibe, will make you want to hang up your stocking, snuggle up by the fireplace, and get into the Christmas spirit. Longoria’s winter wonderland love-note includes standards like “Have Yourself a Merry Little Christmas,” “Christmas (Baby Please Come Home),” weaved in with modern-day classics such as “All I Want For Christmas Is You,” and “Last Christmas.” The album features a special guest vocal from original Jersey Boys co-stars Christian Hoff, Daniel Reichard, and J. Robert Spencer (The Midtown Men) on “Little St. Nick” and the debut of an original Christmas song co-written by Michael Longoria and Rona Siddiqui called “Merry Me This Christmas.” Merry Christmas Darling is produced by Grammy nominee Michael Croiter.
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