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31 Jan

Phone rings, door chimes, in come the 2018 West End cast recording of Company. In the same week as Marianne Elliott’s groundbreaking production of Stephen Sondheim and George Furth’s legendary musical comedy triumphed at the Critics’ Circle Awards, the digital download and streaming release has been made available and the fans can’t wait!

20 Jan

It’s the best new for fans of the West End production of Tina – The Tina Turner Musical at the Aldwych Theatre as Adrienne Warren and Kobna Holdbrook-Smith continue in the roles of Tina and Ike Turner until 13 April 2019. Plus over 200,000 tickets have been released for the popular show and there’s a cast recording is in the pipeline.

18 Jan

There will be many a musical theatre fan secretly listening to the National Theatre cast recording of Stephen Sondheim’s legendary musical Follies at work today. Plus, it’s not long before the production returns to the venue on 12 February 2019. Here they come, those beautiful girls…

14 Jan

After more than 21,000 votes being cast, the winners have been announced for The Curtain Up Show Album of the Year 2018: Six The Musical wins for Best UK Cast Recording Best UK Cast Recording, Mean Girls on Broadway is the Best American Cast Recording and Carrie Hope Fletcher’s solo effort When The Curtain Falls is top in the Best Solo Album category. Was your favourite victorious?

17 Jul

Quentin's back! And he's been immortalised in musical form so future generations can hear his story. The rad peeps behind THE QUENTIN DENTIN SHOW have announced that an original cast recording of the show will be released this September and you can pre-order it now!

This one has cult hit written all over it! The first four London dates of Edinburgh hit SIX THE MUSICAL, which turns the six wives of Henry VIII into pop princesses, have already nearly sold out. As an extra performance is added – and surely a transfer elsewhere – have a listen to this first professional recording from the show…

01 Sep

The Old Vic Theatre and Sony Music Entertainment have announced the release of the Official London Cast Recording of GIRL FROM THE NORTH COUNTRY. Featuring lyrics and music by Bob Dylan, the album was recorded at the iconic Abbey Road Studios and will be released this September...

15 May

After a series of hush hush recording sessions, it was announced today that the cast recording for THE WIND IN THE WILLOWS is on its way and will be released on June 16. With a fantastic cast including the likes of Denise Welch, Simon Lipkin and Rufus Hound, this new Stiles & Drewe recording looks set to be a fantastic romp through the classic story. StageFaves were invited to sit in on a recording session in Angel and if what we heard is anything to go by, it's going to be high-octane, hysterical and full of fun!

12 Apr

After winning two #OlivierAwards And we are telling you that, yes, we are excited. The original London cast recording of DREAMGIRLS, including Amber Riley as Effie White, will officially be released in mid-April but you can pre-order it online now...

02 Dec

Albums are one of the best ways to keep a show alive in the memory - or to discover a new side of one of your favourite performers. There's some phenomenal scores and #StageFaves talent represented in the shortlists for The Curtain Up Show's second annual Album of the Year awards. Who gets your votes? Vote online by 4 January 2017...

13 Jul

It's music to our ears in every way. Listen in to samples from the upcoming London cast album for the Menier Chocolate Factory revival of FUNNY GIRL, with vocals by now-returned title star Sheridan Smith. It's released on 5 August...