Working - Broadway Cast [CD REISSUE] (Stephen Schwartz)
Composer: Stephen Schwarts et. al.
Lyricist: Various Artists
Based on the book Working: People Talk About What They Do All Day and How They Feel About What They Do by Studs Terkel, 1978's WORKING tells the story of average working people through original songs written by Stephen Schwartz (who also directed the show), James Taylor, Craig Carnelia, Micki Grant, Mary Rodgers, and Susan Birkenhead. Terkel described the production as a celebration of the “ordinary” people whose lives are unsung. Though Working only ran for a total of 24 performances, it was nominated for six Tony Awards including Best Original Score, Best Book of a Musical and Best Featured Actor in a Musical (Steven Boockvor and Rex Everhart). The formidable cast also included Lynn Thigpen (Voice), David Langston Smyrl (Voice), Matthew Mcgrath (Voice), Patti LuPone (Voice), Matt Landers (Voice), David Patrick Kelly (Voice), Arny Freeman (Voice), Steven Boockvor (Voice), Susan Bigelow (Voice), Rex Everhart (Voice), Bob Gunton (Voice), Robin Lamont (Voice), Bobo Lewis (Voice), Joe Mantegna (Voice), Lenora Nemetz (Voice), Brad Sullivan (Voice), Terri Treas (Voice)
WORKING includes songs by Craig Carnelia, Micki Grant, Mary Rodgers, Susan Birkenhead, Stephen Schwartz, and James Taylor.