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The producers of the Tony Award winning MATILDA THE MUSICAL announced today that the original Broadway cast recording is now available on iTunes in both standard and deluxe editions. Both albums feature performances by all four girls who portray Matilda in the Broadway production (Sophia Gennusa, Oona Laurence, Bailey Ryon and Milly Shapiro). The standard edition contains 24 tracks, including 3 tracks of Matilda's stories (never previously recorded). The Deluxe
Edition contains everything in the standard edition plus two additional exclusive tracks: "Perhaps A Child" (a song cut early in the development process) and a version of "Naughty" sung together by all 4 of Broadway's Matildas.
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- New York Times
"Once in a blue moon, a show comes out blazing and restores your faith in Broadway."
- New York Post
The Original Broadway Cast
Recording is produced by Michael Croiter, Christopher
Nightingale and Van Dean for Broadway Records/Yellow Sound Label and will be available at the Shubert Theatre beginning Tuesday, October 1, 2013. The CD will be available in stores on Tuesday, October 22, 2013. The album can be pre-ordered at Amazon.com at https://amzn.com/B00F0JGA6E.
The Track Listing:
2. Miracle: Part 1
3. Miracle: Part 2
4. Miracle: Part 3
6. School Song
8. The Hammer
9. The Chokey Chant
11. This Little
14. When I Grow Up
15. I'm Here (Story 4)
16. The Smell of Rebellion
18. My House
19. Chalk Writing
20. Revolting Children
21. When I Grow Up/Naughty (Reprise)
22. Once Upon A Time… (Story 1)
23. The Great Day Arrived… (Story 2)
24. The Trick Started Well… (Story 3)
Edition Only Bonus Tracks
25. Perhaps A Child
26. Naughty (sung by all 4 Broadway Matildas)
Produced by the Royal Shakespeare Company and the Dodgers, the Broadway smash opened inApril at the Shubert Theatre to rapturous reviews. MATILDA THE MUSICAL received the New York Drama
Critics Circle Award for Best Musical, four Tony Awards® and a Tony Honor for Excellence
in the Theater for each of the four girls sharing the title role, five Drama
Desk Awards including Best Musical, as well as two Outer Critics Circle Awards.
Winner of a record-breaking seven Olivier Awards including Best Musical, MATILDA THE MUSICAL is based on the beloved novel by best-selling author Roald Dahl (Charlie and the Chocolate Factory, Fantastic Mr. Fox). It is the story of an extraordinary girl who dreams of a better life. Armed with a vivid imagination and a sharp mind, Matilda dares to take a stand and change her destiny.
MATILDA THE MUSICAL is directed by Tony Award® winner Matthew Warchus, who helms this production with a book by Tony Award®-winning playwright Dennis Kelly
and music and lyrics by Australian comedian, musician and composer Tim Minchin.
The production has sets and costumes by Tony Award® winner Rob Howell, with choreography by Peter
Darling, orchestrations, additional music and musical supervision by Christopher
Nightingale, lighting by Tony Award winner Hugh Vanstone, and sound by Simon
Tickets are available at www.telecharge.com (212-239-6200) or in person at the Shubert Theatre Box Office (225 West 44th Street).