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'Anne of Green Gables' gets album; Goodspeed presents talk with show creators

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Broadway Records will release the original concept recording of "Anne of Green Gables," a new musical by Matte O’Brien and Matt Vinson.

This new digital album has nine tracks and will be available everywhere music is sold on Friday.

"Anne of Green Gables" will have its world premiere at Goodspeed Musicals in 2021. To celebrate the album release, Goodspeed will present an exclusive virtual conversation led by Playbill's Felicia Fitzpatrick premiering at 7 p.m. Nov. 24.

The authors of the show will discuss the creation of the album with orchestrator Justin Goldner and introduce the actress set to play the title character in the Goodspeed production. The actress will perform one of the songs featured on the album.

The event will stream at https://www.goodspeed.org/anne-album and will be available for viewing after the event airs. Viewers who tune in for the premiere of the virtual event will be given a chance to win one of five free digital downloads of the album.

Set to a modern pop-rock score and based on the books by L.M. Montgomery, "Anne of Green Gables" is the story of Anne Shirley, who has just arrived on Prince Edward Island and is creating quite a stir. Adopted by siblings Marilla and Matthew Cuthbert, Anne is eager to find her own place in the world.

The recording features the vocal talents of Diana DeGarmo, George Salazar, Colin Donnell, Patti Murin, Aurelia Williams, Chris McCarrell, Emily Bautista, Michelle Veintimilla, and more.

To learn more about "Anne of Green Gables," visit www.aoggmusical.com or follow @aoggmusical on Instagram or Facebook.

The album is produced by Matte O’Brien, Matt Vinson, Justin Goldner, Justin Nichols, Eric Cornell, and Jack Sennott.

 

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