The Original London Cast Recording of hit West End musical Dreamgirls will be released on Sony Classical in mid-April it has been announced.
The new album was recorded live last month at the Savoy Theatre with a 14-piece band. It features classic songs such as And I Am Telling You I’m Not Going, I Am Changing, Listen and One Night Only.
The cast recording features Amber Riley as Effie White, Liisi LaFontaine as Deena Jones and Ibinabo Jack as Lorrell Robinson – making up the soulful singing trio ‘The Dreams’; Joe Aaron Reid as Curtis Taylor Jr, Adam J. Bernard as Jimmy Early, Tyrone Huntley as C.C. White, Nicholas Bailey as Marty and Lily Frazer as Michelle Morris and Michael Afemaré, Jocasta Almgill, Callum Aylott, Hugo Batista, Samara Casteallo, Chloe Chambers, Carly Mercedes Dyer, Joelle Dyson, Kimmy Edwards, Candace Furbert, Nathan Graham, Ashley Luke Lloyd, Gabriel Mokake, Siân Nathaniel-James, Sean Parkins, Kirk Patterson, Ryan Reid, Rohan Richards, Noel Samuels, Durone Stokes and Tosh Wanogho-Maud.
The Dreamgirls Original London Cast Recording is produced by Henry Krieger and mixed by Andy Bradfield.
Dreamgirls transports you to a revolutionary time in American music history. Dreamgirls charts the tumultuous journey of a young female singing trio from Chicago, Illinois called ‘The Dreams’, as they learn the hard lesson that show business is as tough as it is fabulous.
Dreamgirls opened at the Savoy Theatre in December 2016, 35 years after it originally opened on Broadway. The show is directed and choreographed by Casey Nicholaw (The Book of Mormon, Disney’s Aladdin and Something Rotten!) and features a book and lyrics by Tom Eyen and Music by Henry Krieger.
The soundtrack is available to pre-order now at Amazon by going to http://smarturl.it/Dreamgirls_amz.
Watch clips from Dreamgirls below: