New: Musical Theatre Cast Recordings and SoundtracksShare with friends
If you're looking for some musical theatre inspiration, we've just added almost 200 cast recordings, soundtracks, and artist albums to our Thespie listings. Featuring songs from old classics, award-winning musical, plus exciting new productions, our hand-picked list is full of feel-good show tunes from the West End, Broadway and beyond. We've also got a selection of soundtracks from movie musicals, plus a list of albums by some well-known (and up-and-coming) musical theatre performers.
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Here are some popular highlights:
With stunning lyrics, book and music curated by Lin-Manuel Miranda, the musical score blends a mix of Broadway, rap, blues, jazz, R&B and hip hop, aptly reflecting modern America while telling the story of a pivotal point in America's history.
Stephen Sondheim's classic musical was re-invented for a 21st century audience by Marianne Elliott in this 2018 London production.
Tony and Academy Award winning composing team Pasek and Paul (Dear Evan Hansen, The Greatest Showman, La La Land) deliver this hauntingly beautiful musical about a group of young Marines about to be deployed to Vietnam in the 1960s.
- Six: The Musical
From Tudor Queens to Pop Princesses, the six wives of Henry VIII take to the mic to tell their tales, remixing five hundred years of historical heartbreak into a celebration of 21st century girl power.
- Les Misérables
This 1985 Original Cast Recording captures the cast that transformed an obscure French musical based on Victor Hugo's gargantuan novel of pre-Revolutionary France into a worldwide phenomenon.
- The Greatest Showman
Featuring nine original songs from Benj Pasek and Justin Paul, the film is inspired by the story of P. T. Barnum's creation of Barnum's American Museum and the lives of its star attractions.
- Mamma Mia!
Based on the stage musical of the same name, listen to the 2008 jukebox musical film Mamma Mia!, with performances by the film's cast including Meryl Streep, Amanda Seyfried, Pierce Brosnan, Colin Firth and Julie Walters.
This film adaptation of the 1996 Broadway musical depicts the lives of several Bohemians and their struggles with sexuality, drugs, paying their rent, and life under the shadow of AIDS.
Based on the 1980s musical, this 2006 film version starring Jennifer Hudson and Beyoncé Knowles features songs including And I Am Telling You I'm Not Going, One Night Only, and Listen.
- Mary Poppins
With music and lyrics written by the Sherman brothers, this classic Disney film includes songs performed by Julie Andrews, Dick Van Dyke, and David Tomlinson.
Musical Theatre Albums
- Ben Platt - Sing To Me Instead
Sing to Me Instead is the debut studio album by Ben Platt, and is his first creative project after originating the role of the titular character in the Broadway musical Dear Evan Hansen.
- Billy Porter Presents: The Soul of Richard Rodgers
Tony and Grammy Award-Winner Billy Porter’s new studio album features new, soulful takes on classic Richard Rodgers songs. Porter is joined by Renée Elise Goldsberry, Leslie Odom Jr., Patina Miller, Todrick Hall and more.
- Jessica Vosk - Wild and Free
Recorded between headlining the national tour of Wicked and joining the Broadway company as the 15th anniversary Elphaba, Jessica unleashes her powerhouse vocals on her debut album — an eclectic mix of musical theatre and pop, drawn from her legendary solo shows and new favourites, including songs by Jason Robert Brown, Sara Bareilles, Sia, Prince and more.
- Disney Dreamin' with Matthew Morrison
Emmy, Tony, and Golden Globe nominated artist Matthew Morrison has partnered with Disney Music to release a fresh contemporary take on some of his favourite iconic Disney songs.
- Cynthia Erivo & Oliver Tompsett Sing Scott Alan
Scott Alan has been giving music theatre performers vividly emotionally and stirring songs to perform ever since he released Dreaming Wide Awake: The Music of Scott Alan in 2007. On this album he is joined by musical theatre performers Cynthia Erivo (The Color Purple) and Oliver Tompsett (Wicked, & Juliet).