See the cast of Almost Famous in the recording studio

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See the cast of almost known in the recording studio

A cast album for the new musical is due out next spring.

Cameron Crowe and Tom Kitt during the recording of the cast album of almost known
Nina Westervelt

Looks like all those years of following rock bands has paid off. We have photographic evidence that Cameron Crowe plays a really mean air guitar.

The cast of the new musical almost knownbased on Crowe’s 2000 film of the same name, hit the recording studio this week to record their original Broadway album. The recording will be released digitally as well as on CD and a 2-LP vinyl on March 17 from Sony Masterworks Broadway. Before full release, production plans to drop Almost Famous The Musical – 1973 Bootleg EP on 12-inch vinyl in December.

The new musical, with book and lyrics by Crowe and music and lyrics by Tom Kitt (next to normal), officially opened November 3 at the Bernard B. Jacobs Theater—Click here to read reviews. Set in 1973, the autobiographical story chronicles Crowe’s own teenage years as a young music journalist hired by Rolling Stone to track an average rock band on tour.

The characteristics of the cast Solea Pfeiffer, Chris Wood, Casey likesTony nominee Anika Larsen, Drew Gehlingand Rob Colletti. The company is completed by Matt Bitner, Chad Burris, Gerard Canonico, Julia Cassandra, Brandon Contrera, Jakeim Hart, Van Hughes, Jana Djenne Jackson, Katie Ladner, Danny Lindgren, Erica Mansfield, Alisa Melendez, Kevin Lost, Andre Poston, Emilie Schultheis, Daniel Sovich, Libby Wintersand Matthew C. Yee.

The album is produced by Scott M. Riesett, along with Kitt and Crowe. Pre-order the cast recording here.


Photos: Inside the recording studio with Broadway’s almost famous

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