Broadway Records will release a cast recording of London's Bridge Theatre's immersive production of the classic American musical Guys and Dolls.
The new recording will be available digitally starting September 29. A physical CD will be released October 27 and can currently be pre-ordered at BroadwayRecords.com and Amazon. The digital album can be pre-saved by clicking here.
The recording stars Daniel Mays as Nathan Detroit, Cedric Neal as Nicely-Nicely Johnson, Andrew Richardson as Sky Masterson, Celinde Schoenmaker as Sarah Brown, and Marisha Wallace as Miss Adelaide with Jordan Castle as Harry the Horse, Cornelius Clarke as Lieutenant Brannigan, Cameron Johnson as Big Jule, Anthony O’Donnell as Arvide Abernathy, Mark Oxtoby as Benny Southstreet, Ryan Pidgen as Rusty Charlie, and Katy Secombe as General Cartwright.
The ensemble includes Iroy Abesamis, Simon Anthony, Lydia Bannister, Kathryn Barnes, Callum Bell, Cindy Belliot, Petrelle Dias, Ike Fallon, Leslie Garcia Bowman, George Ioannides, Robbie McMillan, Perry O’Dea, James Revell, Charlotte Scott, Tinovimbanashe Sibanda, Isabel Snaas, Sasha Wareham, and Dale White.
The album features a bonus track of a new version of “Luck Be a Lady” sung by Wallace. The digital album also features several bonus tracks.
The 2023 London cast recording is produced by Michael J. Moritz Jr., Charlie Rosen, and Tom Brady and co-produced by Van Dean and Emily Loesser. The album is executive-produced by Accidental Jacket, Matt Britten, and Andrew Paradis.
The first musical to be presented at The Bridge features direction by Nicholas Hytner, set by
Bunny Christie, choreography by Arlene Phillips, costumes by Deborah
Andrews and Christie, associate direction and choreography by James
Cousins, lighting by Paule Constable, sound by Paul Arditti, musical
direction by Tom Brady, orchestrations by Charlie Rosen, and casting by
The original Broadway production opened at the 46th Street Theatre in
November 1950, running 1,200 performances before closing November 28,
1953. Among the premiere cast were Robert Alda as Sky Masterson, Isabel
Bigley as Sarah Brown, Sam Levene as Nathan Detroit, and Vivian Blaine
as Miss Adelaide. Blaine re-created her role for the 1955 film, which
also starred Marlon Brando as Sky Masterson, Jean Simmons as Sarah
Brown, and Frank Sinatra as Nathan Detroit.
The Bridge staging features seating wrapped around the action while the immersive tickets transport audiences to the streets of Manhattan and the bars of Havana.
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