The actor, who can currently be seen in Disney’s Aladdin at the Prince Edward Theatre, will release his debut album on the 7th December (digitally) and the 14th December (CD).
Titled ‘Only Dreaming’, the album is produced and orchestrated by West End Musical Director and Supervisor Alan Williams. It will feature Matt’s own interpretations of classic songs from stage and screen including Singin’ in the Rain, Come What May from Moulin Rouge and Something’s Coming from West Side Story amongst many others.
The album will also feature duets with members of the international Disney family including Hiba Elchikhe, Jasmine in the Australian production of Aladdin for a rendition of A Whole New World and Matt’s London co-star, Trevor Dion Nicholas, who plays Genie, joins him for their brilliant rendition of Somebody’s Got Your Back.
As a bonus track, Nick Afoa from the London cast of Disney’s The Lion King accompanies Matt on a mash-up of Proud of Your Boy and The Lion King’s Endless Night.
Matt Croke can currently be seen in the title role of Disney’s Aladdin at the Prince Edward Theatre, having joined the cast in June 2017 having previously appeared in a wide variety of West End shows for the past 10 years. He and his sister Rachel Croke opened the RMC Academy of Theatre Performance in 2017, offering dance, musical theatre singing, gymnastics, among other classes to students from the age of 3 to 18 years old.
Only Dreaming will be released digitally on the 7th December and will be available on CD from the 14th December.