However, if you’re expecting a score that plays every dialogue-driven joke and heartstring here like a TV band drummer enthusiastically hitting his cymbal, composer Lesley Barber defies expectations with a score as smartly energetic, and vibrantly attuned to its material as “Late Night’s” winning sisterhood act. – Daniel Schweiger, Film Music Magazine
A New York Times Critic’s Pick film, Late Night directed by Nisha Ganatra (“The Mindy Project”, “Brookyn Nine-Nine”) opens in select theaters Friday, June 7! The film, written and co-starring Mindy Kaling, features score by award-winning composer Lesley Barber (Manchester By The Sea, You Can Count On Me), released on Lakeshore Records also on June 7. Listen to the soundtrack below!
Ahead of the Late Night film release on June 7, we are treated to two debut tracks composed by Lesley Barber (Manchester By The Sea, You Can Count On Me), “The Katherine Newbury Show” and “Leaving For The Comedy Club” — exclusively available at Slash Film! The soundtrack will be released digitally by Lakeshore Records also on June 7, but you can pre-order the album now.
Charming Comedy Offers Classic Laughs With a Modern Twist – IndieWire
Opening in theaters Friday, June 7 is the new comedy from Amazon Studios, directed by Nisha Ganatra (Chutney Popcorn, Brooklyn Nine-Nine), written and produced by Mindy Kaling (The Mindy Project, The Office), and stars Emma Thompson, Kaling, Hugh Dancy and John Lithgow.
The film also features original score is by multi-instrumentalist, conductor and pianist, Lesley Barber (Manchester By the Sea, You Can Count On Me). See the track list below.
New comedy Late Night starring Emma Thompson and Mindy Kahling opens in theaters on June 7. If you can’t wait, here’s your chance to see an advance screening on Wednesday, May 29. Get tickets now at Late Night online. Then, hang around for the post-screening livestream Q&A with the film’s producer, screenwriter and co-star, Mindy Kahling!
Directed by Nisha Ganatra (“Transparent”, “The Mindy Project”, Chutney Popcorn), the film features score by Lesley Barber (Manchester by the Sea).
Amazon Studios presents LATE NIGHT, in select theaters Friday, June 7, EVERYWHERE June 14!