Cast Recording Of Stephen Sondheim’s Final Musical HERE WE ARE To Be Released


The Company of Here We Are| Photo: Emilio Madrid

Alex Mecklosky
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January 10, 2024 3:00 PM

Here we go! Today it was announced that the critically acclaimed world premiere production of Here We Are, the new musical from David Ives and Stephen Sondheim, will release an original cast recording. The album was recorded earlier this week at Power Station at BerkleeNYC and will be released by Concord Theatricals Recordings in Spring 2024. 

The production is currently playing at The Shed’s Griffin Theater through Sunday, January 21st . The album is produced by Sean Patrick Flahaven and Bill Rosenfield. Flahaven, who is Chief Theatricals Executive for Concord, worked with Sondheim for 25 years in various musical capacities, including on over a dozen albums, and won a GRAMMY Award for producing the 2022 Broadway revival cast recording of Into the Woods. 

Here We Are is directed by two-time Tony Award winner Joe Mantello, and features Francois Battiste, Tracie Bennett, Bobby Cannavale, Micaela Diamond, Amber Gray, Jin Ha, Rachel Bay Jones, Denis O’Hare, Steven Pasquale, David Hyde Pierce, and Jeremy Shamos. The understudies for Here We Are are Adante Carter, Lindsay Nicole Chambers, Bradley Dean, Mehry Eslaminia, Adam Harrington, and Bligh Voth. 

The musical features a book by Tony Award nominee David Ives, music and lyrics by Stephen Sondheim, and is inspired by two films, The Discreet Charm of the Bourgeoisie and The Exterminating Angel, by Luis Buñuel. Here We Are includes choreography by Sam Pinkleton, set design and costume design by David Zinn, lighting design by Natasha Katz, sound design by Tom Gibbons, orchestrations by Jonathan Tunick, music supervision and additional arrangements by Alexander Gemignani, hair design by Robert Pickens and Katie Gell, and casting by The Telsey Office. 

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Alex Mecklosky

As a native New Yorker, Alex has always loved everything involving theatre. With a degree in Theatre and New Media from Marymount Manhattan College, Alex realized that, since he was not talented enough to be on Broadway, the next best thing would be to write about it!