If you are a fan of Hairspray or if you have never heard the score then this is certainly the one I’d recommend you start with
There is little doubt in my mind that both Michael Ball and Alfie Boe are kings when it comes to their interpretations of this type of material, that being said there is but one word for this album – Majestic!
You can hear Sheridan’s personality in this recording, this is no sterile studio recording, you can hear her smile and the comedy of the show comes across in droves.
There’s a lot to recommend Heart Of Winter, I can’t wait to hear more of Connor and Buddle, with new writing talent like this, I am confident there are brilliant British musicals on the horizon.
Close To You is a stunning recording that takes me back to what for me was a very special night in the theatre. I daresay it will be played with frightening regularity here, and I hope that many of you will get a copy and have a listen to Kyle Riabko’s wonderous reimagining of one […]
Kinky Boots London Cast Recording Sony Music Classical Purchase A Copy Following on from their win at this year’s Olivier Awards, the London cast recording of Kinky Boots has now been released. As with quite a few cast albums produced to accompany West End productions of late (Made In Dagenham and Legally Blonde amongst others), […]
Musical Director Ted Sperling propels his orchestra of 22 (YES 22!) and cast through Bock’s score never allowing it to drag. For as Fiddler is all about life so is this cast recording.
I have had four listens to Daddy Long Legs as I write this review and find that I’m discovering more and more from this romantic comedy as I go along. This is surely a sign that the musical should prove fresh to audiences who go back for a second or third viewing and that’s a […]