“THE BRIDGES OF MADISON COUNTY” BWAY Cast Album Debuts #1 on iTunes

carousel_bridges The Bridges of Madison County, the original Broadway cast recording of the new romantic musical from Ghostlight Records, has debuted on iTunes as the #1 Cast Recording#2 Soundtrack(behind Frozen) and #14 for all digital albums. The show has music and lyrics by Tony Award winner Jason Robert Brown (The Last Five YearsParade), who also provided the orchestrations; and a book by Pulitzer Prize and Tony Award winning playwright Marsha Norman (‘night MotherThe Color Purple). The Bridges of Madison County, which opened on February 20, is currently running at the Gerald Schoenfeld Theatre (236 West 45th Street). The album – produced by Jason Robert Brown and Jeffrey Lesser, with Kurt Deutsch serving as executive producer – will be released in stores and online May 19. The physical CD features a deluxe 32-page booklet with complete lyrics, color photos, a synopsis by Marsha Norman, notes by Jason Robert Brown and an essay by renowned writer and critic Jesse Green.  To pre-order the physical album, please visit www.sh-k-boom.com/bridgesofmadisoncounty.

One of the most romantic novels ever written is now Broadway’s most irresistible new musical. Four-time Tony Award nominee Kelli O’Hara stars with Steven Pasquale in the most romantic musical Broadway has seen in years.  Directed by two-time Tony winner Bartlett Sher (South Pacific, The Light in the Piazza), The Bridges of Madison County is the unforgettable story of two people caught between decision and desire, as a chance encounter becomes a second chance at so much more.

The design team includes Michael Yeargan (scenic design), Donald Holder (lighting design), Catherine Zuber(costume design), and Jon Weston (sound design). Casting was by Abbie Brady-Dalton, CSA, from Telsey + Company.The Bridges of Madison County, based on the best-selling novel by Robert James Waller, comes to Broadway after an acclaimed run at the Williamstown Theatre Festival.

Tickets can be purchased at the box office of the Gerald Schoenfeld theatre, by calling (212) 239-6200 or by visitingtelecharge.com.

“A superb, thrilling score by Jason Robert Brown.” – Associated Press




“Kelli O’Hara confirms her position as one of the most exquisitely expressive stars in Musical Theater.” – The New York Times, Ben Brantley


“BRIDGES IS TERRIFIC! When O’Hara and Pasquale sing it’s magic!” – NPR


“Jason Robert Brown has written a lush and romantic score.” – Entertainment Weekly


The lead producers of The Bridges of Madison County are Jeffrey Richards, Stacey Mindich, and Jerry Frankel. They are joined by Gutterman Chernoff, Hunter Arnold, Ken Davenport, Carl Daikeler, Michael DeSantis, Aaron Priest, Libby Adler Mages/Mari Glick Stuart, Scott M. Delman, Independent Presenters Network, Red Mountain Theatre Company, Caiola Productions, Remmel T. Dickinson, Ken Greiner, David Lancaster, Bellanca Smigel Rutter, Mark S. Golub & David S. Golub, Will Trice with Warner Bros Theatre Ventures and The Shubert Organization in association with Williamstown Theatre Festival.

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“THE BRIDGES OF MADISON COUNTY” TRACK LIST                                                                         


  1. To Build a Home
  2. Home Before You Know It

  3. Temporarily Lost

  4. What Do You Call a Man Like That?

  5. You’re Never Alone

  6. Another Life

  7. Wondering

  8. Look At Me

  9. The World Inside a Frame

  10. Something From a Dream

  11. Get Closer

  12. Falling Into You

  13. State Road 21

  14. Who We Are And Who We Want To Be

  15. Almost Real

  16. Before and After You

  17. One Second and a Million Miles

  18. When I’m Gone

  19. It All Fades Away

  20. Always Better



Sh-K-Boom with its imprint Ghostlight Records has become the leading independent force in Original Broadway Cast Recordings – building a library of over 130 records in the last 13 years, featuring the most successful Broadway musicals and solo albums by Broadway’s brightest stars. Founded by Kurt Deutsch and Sherie Rene Scott, Ghostlight has won two Grammy Awards (for The Book of Mormon and In the Heights) and is a frequent nominee, most recently for the OBCR of Disney’s Newsies and new cast recording of Anything Goes. Other notable recent releases include PippinRodgers + Hammerstein’s Cinderella, and Hands on a Hardbody, plus The Last Five YearsGiantDogfightNatasha, Pierre and the Great Comet of 1812 and the premiere recording of Carrie. The label has also released solo albums from some of Broadway’s biggest names: Sutton Foster, Kelli O’Hara, Alice Ripley, Christine Ebersole, Melissa Errico and Ben Vereen. Additional titles on Ghostlight include Next to Normal, Hair, Legally Blonde, Everyday Rapture, Passing Strange, Dirty Rotten Scoundrels, The 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee and The Drowsy Chaperone. Sh-K-Boom Entertainment is a producer of the upcoming film version of The Last Five Years, written and directed by Richard LaGravenese and starring Anna Kendrick and Jeremy Jordan. It is expected for release this year. www.sh-k-boom.com.