Yellow Sound Label to Record MTC’s MURDER BALLAD

Photo by Joan Marcus

Yellow Sound Label will record the Manhattan Theatre Club’s world premiere cast album of MURDER BALLAD, the critically acclaimed new musical by Julia Jordan and Juliana Nash, directed by Trip Cullman, currently playing an extended engagement at MTC’s The Studio at Stage II – Harold and Mimi Steinberg New Play Series at New York City Center – Stage II (131 West 55th Street).

The recording will feature Tony Award nominee John Ellison Conlee (“Parks & Rec,” The Full Monty), Rebecca Naomi Jones (American Idiot, Passing Strange), Tony Award winner Karen Olivo (West Side Story, In The Heights), and Tony Award nominee Will Swenson (Priscilla Queen of the Desert, Hair). Michael Croiter will produce the album.

MURDER BALLAD is conceived by Jonathan Larson Award winner and two-time Susan Smith Blackburn Prize finalist Julia Jordan with book and lyrics by Jordan and music and lyrics by indie rock singer/songwriter Juliana Nash. Drama Desk Award nominee Trip Cullman (Paul Weitz’s Lonely, I’m Not; Adam Bock’s A Small Fire) directs.

On sale date and where to purchase the world premiere cast recording  of MURDER BALLAD will be announced in the coming weeks. To submit a request to receive an email from Yellow Sound Label when the album is available to pre-order, please visit: http://www.yellowsoundlabel.com/artists/murderballad/

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