Today it was confirmed that the original London Cast recording will be released mid-April through Sony Classical and is available to pre-order from today through Amazon.
The double-disc album was recorded last month at the Savoy Theatre and includes all of the original cast performing songs such as ‘And I Am Telling You I’m Not Going’, ‘I Am Changing’, ‘Listen’ and ‘One Night Only’.
This new album was produced by Henry Krieger and mixed by Andy Bradfield. Vocals that will be heard on the album will include 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.
News of the album as the musical continues to wow audiences at the Savoy Theatre, where it officially opened in December – 35 years after the original production on Broadway.
The production is directed and choreographed by Casey Nicholaw and features set design by Tim Hatley. Costume design is by Gregg Barnes, lighting by Hugh Vanstone and sound design by Richard Brooker.
Dreamgirls transports you to a revolutionary time in American music history. It 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.
The Original Cast Recording for Dreamgirls will be released on the 14th April. Meanwhile,Dreamgirls is booking at the Savoy Theatre until the 21st October 2017. To book tickets visit: ATG Tickets, Ticketmaster.co.uk, Discount Theatre.com, Last Minute.com,Theatre Tickets Direct.co.uk, Love Theatre.com, Theatre People.com and UK Tickets.co.uk.