You will soon have the Broadway cast of A Strange Loop playing on a loop! Ghostlight Records and Yellow Sound Label have announced that the Original Broadway Cast Recording of A Strange Loop, Michael R. Jackson’s Pulitzer-Prize winning musical, will be released in digital and streaming formats on Friday, June 10.
The album is now available for pre-order and five tracks (“A Strange Loop,” “Periodically,” “Intermission Song,” “We Wanna Know,” and “Inner White Girl”) are available to stream or download.
Watch the Broadway cast in the studio recording their upcoming album below.
Directed by Stephen Brackett, choreographed by Raja Feather Kelly, and produced by Barbara Whitman along with Page 73 Productions, Woolly Mammoth Theatre Company, and Playwrights Horizons, A Strange Loop has a cast led by Jaquel Spivey, in his Broadway debut, as Usher. He is joined by the ensemble of Thoughts played by Antwayn Hopper (Thought 6), L Morgan Lee (Thought 1), John-Michael Lyles (Thought 3), James Jackson, Jr. (Thought 2), John-Andrew Morrison (Thought 4), and Jason Veasey (Thought 5).
Michael R. Jackson’s Pulitzer Prize-winning, blisteringly funny masterwork exposes the heart and soul of a young artist grappling with desires, identity, and instincts he both loves and loathes. Hell-bent on breaking free of his own self-perception, Usher wrestles with the thoughts in his head, brought to life on stage by a hilarious, straight-shooting ensemble. Bold and heartfelt in its truth-telling, A Strange Loop is the big, Black, and queer-ass Great American Musical for all.
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