Lisa Lambert, Greg Morrison
The Drowsy Chaperone (Original Broadway Cast Recording)
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THE DROWSY CHAPERONE is a love letter to musical theatre, cast albums and the people who love them. While we're not 100% certain, we believe this is the first ever cast album within a cast album in history maybe. The Original Broadway Cast Recording of THE DROWSY CHAPERONE includes two bonus tracks: "Message From a Nightingale," (from the Gable & Stein musical The Enchanted Nightingale) and "I Remember Love," a song that was cut from the original production. The CD comes with a full color 32 page booklet, which includes lyrics, production photos, and other treasures from Man In Chair's personal theatre memorabilia scrapbook. Just like the album the "Man In Chair" has in THE DROWSY CHAPERONE, we've also pressed limited edition vinyl records featuring songs and dialogue from Drowsy's show-within-the-show. The vinyl comes complete with lyrics, full color production photos, and a CD of the vinyl version which includes dialogue not heard on the Drowsy Chaperone Original Cast Recording. To chase his blues away, a modern day musical theatre addict known simply as "Man in Chair" (Bob Martin) drops the needle on his favorite LP the 1928 musical comedy The Drowsy Chaperone. From the crackle of his hi-fi, the uproariously funny musical magically bursts to life on stage, telling the tale of a pampered Broadway starlet (Sutton Foster) who wants to give up show business to get married, her producer (Lenny Wolpe) who sets out to sabotage the nuptials, her chaperone (Beth Leavel), the debonair groom (Troy Britton Johnson), the dizzy chorine (Jennifer Smith), the Latin lover (Danny Burstein) and a pair of gangsters who double as pastry chefs (Garth and Jason Kravits). Man in Chair's infectious love of THE DROWSY CHAPERONE speaks to anyone who has ever been transported by the theater.