If/Then Original Recording Ranks High On Billboard

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Masterworks Broadway announces the Original Broadway Cast Recording of If/Then makes a stunning debut at #19 on Billboard's Top 200 Chart. This is the highest debut for a Broadway cast album since Rent in 1996.

The If/Then cast recording, produced by Steve Epstein, Tom Kitt and David Stone, also debuts at #1 on the Top Broadway albums chart.

Idina Menzel returns to Broadway for the first time since winning the Tony Award for Wicked in If/Then, an original Broadway musical which reunites Tom Kitt (music), Brian Yorkey (book and lyrics), and Michael Greif (director), the creative team behind the Pulitzer Prize and Tony Award-winning musical, Next to Normal.

If/Then is produced by David Stone, who produced bothWicked and Next to Normal.

"I'm thrilled that audiences have embraced If/Then, not only for the powerhouse performances by Idina Menzel and the entire Broadway company, but for Tom Kitt and Brian Yorkey's complex and rich musical score," said If/Then producer David Stone.

"We're all very proud that the cast recording has made such an auspicious debut on the Billboard charts and we're excited that listeners around the world will be enjoying the score as much as our audiences are here on Broadway."

If/Then is an original new musical that follows Elizabeth as she rebuilds her life in New York, a city of infinite possibilities. This contemporary musical is set where choice and chance collide.

In one moment, Elizabeth will lead parallel lives.

This is the story of both.
In addition to Menzel, the company of If/Then features LaChanze (Tony Award-winner for The Color Purple), Anthony Rapp (original cast of Rent), James Snyder (Cry-Baby), Jerry Dixon (tick, tick...Boom!, Once On This Island), Jenn Colella(Chaplin, High Fidelity), Jason Tam (A Chorus Line, Lysistrata Jones), Tamika Lawrence (Matilda), and Jackie Burns(Wicked).

If/Then features choreography by Larry Keigwin, set design by Tony Award-Nominee Mark Wendland, costume design byEmily Rebholz, lighting design by Tony Award-Winner Kenneth Posner and sound design by Tony Award-Winner Brian Ronan.

The production features musical direction by Carmel Dean, vocal arrangements by Annmarie Milazzo, and orchestrations by Tony Award-Winner Michael Starobin.


1. Prologue 13. Hey, Kid
2. What If? 14. Some Other Me
3. It's a Sign 15. Best Worst Mistake
4. A Map of New York 16. I Hate You
5. You Never Know 17. A Map Of New York (Reprise)
6. Ain't No Man Manhattan 18.

You Learn To Live Without
7. What the F**k? 19. The Moment Explodes
8. Here I Go 20. Love While You Can
9. You Don't Need To Love Me 21.

What Would You Do?
10. No More Wasted Time 22. Always Starting Over
11. Surprise 23. What If? (Reprise)
12. This Day / Walking by a Wedding