At a time when the worries of the world are huge, Joseph And His Amazing Technicolour Dreamcoat is a wonderful way to escape for a few hours way, way back to many centuries ago. How could anyone resist?
Dear Evan Hansen doesn’t hide its heart and it’s that honesty that has me thinking about a trip to Broadway to see this most remarkable new show. This is a stunning cast album that comes with a whole-hearted recommendation to any lover of musical theatre.
Live theatre lovers are probably going to hate me for this one, but I have to say that I actually enjoyed the Half A Sixpence recording more than I enjoyed the show – but not by much!
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 […]