Continuing Stage Door's line of
Deluxe Edition Broadway Cast Recording reissues is an expanded release of
Richard Adler's musical 'Kwamina'.
Featuring music and lyrics by Adler and a book by Robert Alan
'Kwamina' opened at New York's 54th Street Theatre on October 23rd 1961.
Starring Adler's then wife
Sally Ann Howes alongside Terry Carter, Brock Peters and Robert
Guillaume, the ambitious musical told the story of Peter Kwamina Mwalla, the son of an African tribal chief who returns home after attending medical school in London and finds his modern methods conflict with his village's traditions. He clashes with the village's white female doctor, Eve, but ultimately falls in love with her.
Presented across 2CDs, this definitive release of 'Kwamina' presents the Original Broadway Cast Recording accompanied by alternate takes from the album sessions and a special bonus recording of
'Another Time, Another Place' by the show's star Sally Ann Howes. The release is complemented by a bonus disc of cover recordings from 'Kwamina' including a never before released on CD studio cast recording, a jazz interpretation by the
Billy Taylor Orchestra and pop covers by such diverse artists as Al Martino, The Kingston Trio
and Gordon MacRae. The 'Kwamina' Deluxe Edition Broadway Cast Recording 2CD set is
strictly limited to 500 units only.
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DATE: JANUARY 31st, 2020