Cameron Mackintosh with First Night Records and Warner Music have confirmed that the new live cast recordings of theWest End productions of Mary Poppins and Les Misérables – The Staged Concert will be released.
In addition to this, also announced is the the instant-grat tracks A Spoonful of Sugar with Zizi Strallen, Joseph Millson, Amy Griffiths, Adelaide Barham and Gabriel Payne and Step In Time with Charlie Stemp, Zizi Strallen, Adelaide Barham, Gabriel Payne for Mary Poppins and Valjean’s Soliloquy with Alfie Boe and Stars with Michael Ball for Les Misérables – The Staged Concert.
Meanwhile, the DVD of the Les Misérables – The Staged Concert will be available to buy on the 2nd November.
The stage production of Mary Poppins returned to the West End last October, including the classic songs Jolly Holiday, Step in Time, Feed the Birds and Supercalifragilisticexpialidocious as well as new songs and additional music by the Olivier award-winning British team of George Stiles and Anthony Drewe.
Les Misérables – The Staged Concert cast recording was recorded live when the production took place at the Gielgud Theatre last year with an all-star cast including Michael Ball as Javert, Alfie Boe as Jean Valjean, Carrie Hope Fletcher as Fantine, Matt Lucas as Thénardier, Rob Houchen as Marius, Bradley Jaden as Enjolras, Katy Secombe as Madame Thénardier, Shan Ako as Éponine and Lily Kerhoas as Cosette and an orchestra of over 65.
Both Les Misérables and Mary Poppins are set to reopen in the West End next year when social distancing requirements are removed from theatres completely.