Leap of Faith Original Broadway Cast Recording Due in December; Track List Announced
By Andrew Gans
The cast recording of the short-lived Broadway musical Leap of Faith, which features a score by composer Alan Menken and Glenn Slater, will be released digitally Dec. 4 and physically Dec. 18 on the Sh-K-Boom/Ghostlight Records label.
Leap of Faith — about a con-man preacher (Raúl Esparza) who blows into a depressed, drought-plagued Kansas town, where he spars with a lady sheriff (Jessica Phillips) — closed May 13 at the St. James Theatre.
The complete track listing follows:
1. Rise Up
Leap of Faith, based on the film comedy of the same name, opened April 26 following previews from April 3. Gospel and country punctuate the score by Menken and Slater. The libretto is by Warren Leight and original screenwriter Janus Cercone. It played 24 previews and 20 performances.
Leap of Faith had music supervision by Michael Kosarin, vocal and incidental music arrangements by Kosarin, dance music arrangements by Zan Mark, music direction by Brent-Alan Huffman and orchestrations by Michael Starobin and Joseph Joubert.
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