Overall the original Broadway cast recording of Pretty Woman the Musical retains the spirit of the original story but also makes it soar higher thanks to the high quality of the music and lyrics.
Ought To Be Clowns tackles a trio of Broadway cast recordings in the shape of Cole Porter’s The New Yorkers, Kiss Me, Kate! and Beetlejuice.
Jonathan Groff and Darren Criss elevate Glee star Lea Michele’s first holiday album Christmas in the City.
A musical theatre album with a difference, RE:arrangement – An Album by Nick Barstow is refreshingly bold.
Luke Evans’ debut album At Last is full of emphatic pop covers and his powerful voice at full stretch, not always a winning combination.
I’ve long admired Jon Robyns and his new album Musical Direction reflects on his career so far beautifully, as well as suggesting what fun lies ahead.
Broadway’s current production’s cast recording brings Alan Jay Lerner and Fredrick Loewe’s glorious score for My Fair Lady beautifully to life.
We should celebrate the fact that within the space of a year London has played host to stagings of not one but two Sondheim masterpieces that have all but redefined them in theatrical terms: Company and Follies.
From Coldplay to Claude Debussy, crossover soprano Justine Balmer’s debut album Simple Thing is a collection of songs that work well together.
A pair of dreamy album reviews with Matthew Croke’s Only Dreaming & Anna O’Byrne’s Dream.
I’m not quite sure how I managed to miss Hadestown at the National Theatre before it transferred to Broadway, where it has picked up 14 Tony Award nominations.
Musically, Girlfriends is a richly diverse score that is beautifully delivered by the London Musical Theatre Orchestra and the cast performances on this album.
Tina: The Tina Turner Musical is a cast recording that’s worth listening to whether you’ve seen the show or not, as you can absolutely appreciate the performances & musicianship – and it’s definitely one for Tina Turner fans to add to their collection. Remarkably, it’s almost like listening to Tina herself.
Whilst What’s Inside: Songs from Waitress isn’t a vital piece for your collection, it’s definitely something that the more enthusiastic fan should wrap their ears around.
Featuring some gorgeous arrangements and powerful vocals, this cast recording of Tina – The Tina Turner Musical is well worth listening to.
In Joyce DiDonato’s album Songplay we have the epitome of what we Brits call a ‘Marmite’ experience with elements to love and/or loathe whether or not you buy the concept in the first place.
Classical-crossover artist Joanna Forest takes us through a day in the life of a child with her enchanting new album The Rhythm of Life.
We continue our Featured Content series around Eleanor of Aquitaine: Mother of the Pride, now released on audio care of Tara Theatre and B7 Media. Watch these video snippets of 92-year-old Eileen Page’s ‘herstoric’ and regal performance in the one-woman play that she’s made her own – and then get ordering!
Eileen Page first played Eleanor of Aquitaine in 1964, but it wasn’t until many years later, when she was 70, that she first laid claim to the one-woman play that has so firmly associated her with the role. Have a look at and listen to our interview with her as that legendary performance is now released on audio by B7 Media.
Album Review: Combining the music from classic and contemporary musicals, Behind the Curtain – Broadway Composers & Lyricists Sing Their Songs is fascinating and insightful.