NEW YORK, March 11, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- Masterworks Broadway celebrates London's West End by releasing three cast recordings from shows that have all been nominated for the prestigious Olivier Award for Best New Musical. The cast recordings include: Mrs Henderson Presents (available now), Bend It Like Beckham (available now) and Kinky Boots West End Cast Recording (available April 1).
Broadway's huge-hearted, high-heeled hit, Kinky Boots' West End Cast Recording was recorded live with the current cast at the Adelphi Theatre. Pre-order it here. The production is nominated for seven Olivier Awards, including MasterCard Best New Musical, Autograph Sound Award for Outstanding Achievement in Music (Music and Lyrics by Cyndi Lauper, Music Supervision, Arrangements and Orchestrations by Stephen Oremus), Best Actress in a Supporting Role in a Musical (Amy Lennox), Best Theatre Choreographer (Jerry Mitchell), Best Costume Design (Gregg Barnes) and two nominations for Best Actor in a Musical (Killian Donnelly and Matt Henry). With a book by Broadway legend and four-time Tony® Award-winner Harvey Fierstein and songs by Grammy® and Tony®-winning pop icon Cyndi Lauper, this joyous musical celebration is about the friendships we discover, and the belief that you can change the world when you change your mind.
Mrs Henderson Presents is nominated for four Olivier Awards including MasterCard Best New Musical, Best Actress in a Musical (Tracie Bennett), Best Actor in a Musical (Ian Bartholomew) and Best Actress in a Supporting Role in a Musical (Emma Williams). Based on the much-loved film that starred Dame Judi Dench and Bob Hoskins, Mrs Henderson Presents is the hilarious new musical with lyrics by Don Black, music by George Fenton and Simon Chamberlain and book by Terry Johnson.
Bend It Like Beckham is nominated for five Olivier Awards including MasterCard Best New Musical, Autograph Sound Award for Outstanding Achievement in Music (Music by Howard Goodall, Lyrics by Charles Hart and Orchestrations by Howard Goodall and Kuljit Bhamra), Best Actress in a Musical (Natalie Dew), Best Actress in a Supporting Role in a Musical (Preeya Kalidas) and Best Costume Design (Katrina Lindsay). Bend It Like Beckham is the fantastically feel-good new modern British musical whose original score is an East-West fusion of Bhangra and soaring melodies. With music by Howard Goodall, lyrics by Charles Hart and orchestrations by Howard Goodall and pioneer of British Bhangra sound, Kuljit Bhamra, Bend It Like Beckham is a celebratory fusion of culture, music, emotions and fun, bursting with warmth, humor and heart.
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