First Date to Celebrate Album Release at 54 Below on October 15
The cast of Broadway’s First Date, the critically acclaimed new musical comedy starring Zachary Levi and Krysta Rodriguez, will celebrate the release of their Original Broadway Cast Album with a one-night-only cabaret at Broadway’s nightclub, 54 Below. All proceeds from ticket sales will be donated to Operation Smile. Zachary Levi is a longtime supporter and Smile Ambassador for the organization, which provides free surgeries to repair cleft lip, cleft palate and other facial deformities for children around the globe. Tickets are $35 each and can be purchased here.
The Cast Album of First Date, with music and lyrics by Alan Zachary and Michael Weiner, will be released digitally Tuesday, September 24, 2013, and is currently on digital pre-sale on iTunes and at Amazon.com, and is now exclusively available at the Longacre Theatre. Executive produced by Altar Identity Studios, the CD, released by Yellow Sound Label, will be available in stores and everywhere music is sold Tuesday, October 15, 2013. With a book by Austin Winsberg, First Date is directed by Bill Berry, has musical staging by Josh Rhodes, with orchestrations by August Eriksmoen and musical supervision, vocal and incidental arrangements by Dominick Amendum.
FIRST DATE stars Zachary Levi as Aaron and Krysta Rodriguez as Casey, features Sara Chase, Kristoffer Cusick, Blake Hammond, Kate Loprest and Bryce Ryness, and the cast also includes Eric Ankrim, Kevin Kern, Vicki Noon and Sydney Shepherd. FIRST DATE began performances Tuesday, July 9, 2013, and opened Thursday, August 8, 2013, at Broadway’s Longacre Theatre (220 West 48th Street).
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