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Shoshana Bean Pays Tribute To Black Theatre Classics

Drew Shade

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The amazingly talented Shoshana Bean mostly known for her time on the Broadway stage as Elphaba (Wicked), took the time to include a medley of songs written for roles she will never play. Among those titles are some genuine classics including, Sarah Brown Eyes (Ragtime), Be a Lion (The Wiz) and Easy as Life (Aida). Her voice carries this group of songs so well. Watch the video to see the performance in its entirety with several other musical selections. The footage filmed during her time on the Broadway Cruise, Seth Rudetsky is on piano.

 

Originally Published: Dec 21, 2012

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  1. theJEIdedLIFE

    January 7, 2013 at 9:11 PM

    I think Shoshana has an AMAZING voice!! She and Megan Hilty’s version of “For Good” is AMAZING!!

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Dreamgirls + Drake = #DREAMY4DRAKE Starring B. Slade & More!

Drew Shade

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Broadway YouTuber Michael Korte is back with #DREAMY4DRAKE a brilliantly soulful mashup of songs from Dreamgirls mashed with Drake’s top hits. The video is the newest in his mashup series which futures previous creations #HAM4BEY, #GAGA4RENT & #PURPLE4PRINCE.

These arrangements are sick and include one of the sickest versions of Family ever &  B. Slade singing a creative “And I Am Telling You.’ You have to watch the entire video all the way thru. The video features over 55 Drake songs and everyone’s favorite’s from Broadway’s Dreamgirls!

The video features vocalists B.Slade, Danielle Withers, Chrystian Lehr, Mariah Maxwell, Lanita Smith & Mark Joseph

#DREAMY4DRAKE was arranged by Jared Jenkins and filmed by Baxter Stapleton.  

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New Songs For A New World Cast Album Released with Mykal Kilgore, Shoshana Bean, & More

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There’s “A new world louder every moment,” and it’s the new Songs for a New World cast recording! On, January 25, 2019, Ghostlight Records released the new album featuring the cast from its 2018 Encores! Off-Center presentation.

If you had the chance to preorder the record you were able to have access to an immediate download of “King of the World” and “Surabaya-Santa” by Mykal Kilgore and Shoshana Bean respectively.

The cast recording features Solea Pfeifer, Colin Donnell, Shoshana Bean, and Mykal Kilgore singing all the classics you love from the original Off-Broadway cast recording. Songs for a New World received a digital and two-disc CD set release, and it came right on time.

The first produced work by Jason Robert Brown being re-recorded with new orchestrations and new voices is not to be slept on. The Encores! production was directed by Kate Whoriskey with music direction by Tom Murray and choreography by Rennie Harris.

Watch the video of Mykal Kilgore in the studio recording the fan favorite “King of the World” above and get into the entire recording via iTunes below.

 

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