That list of writers and the subject matter alone will probably have Broadway purists heading for the exits, but you know what? It works!
Menken’s score is melodic and catchy but with Ashman’s lyrics providing lush frosting these songs become thoroughly irresistible.
It’s a cast recording of a show that I can’t wait to see. I’m sure I won’t be alone in that feeling once the whole world hears the story of Bubble Boy!
George Stiles and Anthony Drewe just keep getting better and better with each show they write. They have successfully encapsulated Grahame’s classic characters and the very atmosphere of the Riverbank with this joyous musical.
It is to the credit and artistry of these two performers that Instructions for Dancing is a calling card that I am sure will have people asking for more.
Charlie and the Chocolate Factory Broadway Cast Recording Sony Masterworks Broadway 5 Stars Order a Copy from Amazon.co.uk I was a HUGE fan of Charlie and the Chocolate Factory when it opened at the Theatre Royal Drury Lane with a score by Marc Shaiman and Scott Wittman. Audiences were presented with a theatrical extravaganza, but […]
Hello Dolly! 2017 Broadway Revival Cast Recording Masterworks Broadway 5 Stars BUY A COPY As soon as it was announced that the role of Dolly Levi would be played by the one and only Bette Midler, lovers of classic Broadway musicals were rushing out to get their tickets ensuring that this would be the revival to […]
Groundhog Day Original Broadway Cast Album Broadway Records 4 Stars BUY A COPY Based on the iconic film, Groundhog Day is the new musical by Tim Minchin, award-winning composer of Matilda. Opening at the Old Vic in London I was enamoured with the show’s ability to take a complicated premise and make it work musically. […]