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Broadway stars recording new songs by Daniel and Laura Curtis

Chris McCarrell
Chris McCarrell

Broadway stars Adam Pascal, Chris McCarrell and Katie Rose Clarke recording new songs by composers Daniel and Laura Curtis.

Broadway star Adam Pascal (Rent, Chess, Memphis), will be recording a song that composers, Daniel and Laura Curtis have written specifically in aid of Unicef. The song, ‘Everyone Can Help Someone’, has a rock feel that carries a very important message about this differences that each of us can make in the lives of others. The song’s release date will be made available at a later date.

In speaking with Daniel Curtis about this upcoming chance to work with Adam he said, “Adam is an artist that we have wanted to work with for a long-time. Adam has a voice filled emotion that is unmistakably him. When we wrote this song we had his voice in mind and we are delighted when he agreed to do it. It will be great working with Adam on this upcoming song.”

In 2016 a separate version of the song will be released which will feature over twenty different artists from across the World forming the completed track. Work is underway and last week it was announced that YouTube star Nick Pitera has recorded vocals for the track and joins the previously announced winner of Britain’s Got Talent Jai McDowall. Daniel and Laura have been keen to work with artists from all styles of music and spread the key central message to as wide an audience as possible.

Katie Rose Clarke
Katie Rose Clarke

The second song, ‘Now, You’re Here’, is a duet featuring Katie Rose Clarke (Wicked/Allegiance) and Chris McCarrell (Peter Pan/Les Miserables) The song, will be released on 10/24/15 under the Dischromedia record label.

When asked about the new song and working with Katie and Chris, Laura Curtis said: ‘Working with Katie Rose Clarke and Chris McCarrell, was a great delight. They are two very talented stars. We were very excited to have them be a part of our duet. We have always wanted to write a duet and didn’t get the chance to record one for our album. The song has a modern Disney feel and carries the classic theme of ‘love’. We are delighted to be donating some of the profits to Broadway Cares.”

Chris McCarrell is currently making his Broadway debut in Les Miserables, playing the role of Marius. Chris was seen last year in the hugely successful Peter Pan LIVE on NBC. He also has performed in a number of Regional theatre performances including: Next to Normal (Gabe), Sweeney Todd (Anthony), and Summer of ’42 (Hermie).

Katie Rose Clarke is currently starring in Allegiance. Katie took over the role of Glinda in the Broadway smash Wicked in 2010, after performing the part for two years in the show’s national tour. While still in college, she was tapped for her Broadway debut as Clara Johnson in The Light in the Piazza.

Adam Pascal became part of theatrical history by creating the role of Roger Davis in Rent, earning a Best Actor Tony nomination and reprising his performance in the 2005 movie adaptation. Pascal has since juggled a career as a concert and recording artist with leading roles on Broadway in Aida (as Radames), Cabaret (as the Emcee) Chicago (as Billy Flynn) and Memphis (replacing Chad Kimball as Huey Calhoun). Adam also performed the role of Frederick in Chess in Concert alongside Josh Groban and Idina Menzel.

Daniel and Laura Curtis, whose last album ‘Love on 42nd Street’ featuring artists such as: Lea Salonga, Sierra Boggess, Samantha Barks, and Ramin Karimloo, topped the iTunes Vocal Chart and the Amazon Broadway Chart. The album was followed up by the chart topping singles ‘When You Smile’ featuring Laura Osnes, ‘Find the Best of Me’ featuring Cheyenne Jackson, and ‘All Your Dreams’ featuring Lisa O’Hare.


  • Neil Cheesman

    First becoming involved in an online theatre business in 2005 and launching londontheatre1.com in September 2013. Neil writes reviews and news articles, and has interviewed over 150 actors and actresses from the West End, Broadway, film, television, and theatre. Follow Neil on Twitter @LondonTheatre1

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