Continuing Stage Door's line of
Deluxe Edition Broadway Cast Album reissues is an expanded release of Bob
Merrill's 1961 musical 'Carnival'.
'Carnival', based on the 1953 film 'Lili', starred Anna Maria Alberghetti as Lili alongside
James Mitchell, Pierre Olaf, Kaye Ballard and Jerry Orbach.
Presented across 2CDs, the release presents the Original Broadway Cast Recording,
newly remastered from stereo reel-to-reel tape, alongside a handful of pop covers from Bob Merrill's
delightful score. These include recordings by
The Everly Brothers, Pat Boone, Mel Torme and more.
The release includes a bonus disc featuring 2 instrumental albums of 'Carnival'
performed by Cyril Ornadel and The Starlight Symphony Orchestra and 'Carnival in Percussion'
by The Paul Smith Ensemble. Both instrumental albums make their debut on CD. The release is further complemented with detailed sleeve notes by Broadway historian
George Dansker providing what can be considered the definitive history of 'Carnival's origin.
The 'Carnival' Deluxe Edition Broadway Cast Recording 2CD set is strictly limited to 500 units only.
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DATE: MAY 27th, 2022