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Thursday, 15 August 2013 10:56

MATILDA THE MUSICAL Announces Original Broadway Cast Album


Original Broadway Cast Album on
Broadway Records / Yellow Sound Label

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The producers of the Tony Award®-winning MATILDA THE MUSICAL announced today that the original Broadway cast recording will be produced by Michael Croiter and Christopher Nightingale for Broadway Records/Yellow Sound Label and will be released digitally and be available at the Shubert Theatre beginning Friday, September 27, 2013. The CD will be available in stores on Tuesday, October 22, 2013. The album can be pre-ordered at pre-order coming very soon.

Produced by The Royal Shakespeare Company and The Dodgers, the Broadway smash hit opened in April at the Shubert Theatre to rapturous reviews. MATILDA THE MUSICAL has received four Tony Awards® and a Tony Honor for Excellence in the Theater for each of the four girls sharing the title role, as well as two Outer Critics Circle Awards, five Drama Desk Awards including Best Musical, and the New York Drama Critics Circle Award for Best Musical.

Winner of a record-breaking seven Olivier Awards including Best Musical, MATILDA THE MUSICAL is based on the beloved novel by best-selling author Roald Dahl (Charlie and the Chocolate Factory, Fantastic Mr. Fox). It is the story of an extraordinary girl who dreams of a better life. Armed with a vivid imagination and a sharp mind, Matilda dares to take a stand and change her destiny. 

MATILDA THE MUSICAL is directed by Tony Award® winner Matthew Warchus, who helms this production with a book by Tony Award®-winning playwright Dennis Kelly and music and lyrics by Australian comedian, musician and composer Tim Minchin.

The production has sets and costumes by Tony Award® winner Rob Howell, with choreography by Peter Darling, orchestrations, additional music and musical supervision by Christopher Nightingale, lighting by Tony Award winner Hugh Vanstone, and sound by Simon Baker.

Tickets are available at (212-239-6200) or in person at the Shubert Theatre Box Office (225 West 44th Street).

The RSC Literary Department is generously supported by THE DRUE HEINZ TRUST.

American Airlines is the preferred airline for MATILDA THE MUSICAL.

BROADWAY RECORDS is dedicated to Broadway and Off-Broadway-related recordings and is a division of the theatrical production and investment company, The Broadway Consortium. The Broadway Consortium (winner of Best Revival of a Musical Tony Award® in 2012) was co-founded by Van Dean and Kenny Howard. Broadway Records releases include the Original Broadway Cast Recordingsof Bonnie & Clyde and Lysistrata Jones, “Nick Jonas: Songs from How To Succeed In Business Without Really Trying,” “Laura Osnes: Dream A Little Dream – Live at the Café Carlyle,” Jekyll & Hyde 2012 Concept Recording and its new series of “Live at 54 BELOW” recordings which includes artists such as Patti LuPone, Norbert Leo Butz, Aaron Tveit, Laura Benanti, Andrea McArdle and Christiane Noll. The Broadway Consortium’s Broadway producing credits include Rodgers and Hammerstein’s Cinderella, Big Fish (coming next month), Chinglish, Bonnie & Clyde, Gore Vidal’s The Best Man, The Gershwins’ Porgy and Bess and Evita (2012).  West End: Master Class (2012). The Broadway Consortium was also the lead producer of January’s From Broadway With Love: A Benefit Concert for Sandy Hook which was recently broadcast on New York area PBS stations and Seussical The Musical in Newtown. Together, Kenny and Van executive produced the Grammy®-nominated 2011 Broadway Cast Recording of How to Succeed in Business Without Really Trying with Daniel Radcliffe and John Larroquette. The general counsel for Broadway Records and The Broadway Consortium is Barry Miller.

YELLOW SOUND LABEL is a cutting-edge record company that produces cast recordings and albums for established performers. As a boutique label, they take a hands-on approach to nurturing and producing the works of focused performers and composers who seek a partner in the development and creation of noteworthy recordings. Yellow Sound Label is owned and operated by four-time Emmy Award-winning musician, engineer and producer Michael Croiter.  Some notable albums include artists Chita Rivera, Alan Cumming, Telly Leung, Kerrigan-Lowdermilk and original cast recordings of First Date, Murder Ballad, See Rock City and Other Destinations, Fugitive Songs, Imaginocean, Next Thing You Know, The Burnt Part Boys, Bunnicula, The Holiday Guys, The Shaggs and Herringbone featuring BD Wong.

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