Here’s a schedule of cast recording release dates of new upcoming cast albums out in 2022.
From new musicals and recent revivals to concept albums and musical film soundtracks, here are all the recent and upcoming releases you need to be aware of.
2022 Cast Recording Release Dates
Mrs. Doubtfire Musical (Broadway Cast Recording) – 22 June 2022
Based on the hit movie of the same name, Mrs. Doubtfire The Musical will return to Broadway in April after originally starting previews in March 2020 days before the pandemic lockdown. The show tells the story of a recently divorced father who creates a nanny alter ego in an attempt to stay in his children’s lives. Rob McClure leads the Broadway cast in the title role.
MJ the Musical (Broadway Cast Recording) – 15 July 2022
MJ tells the story of Michael Jackson with Myles Frost starring in the title role. The upcoming cast recoridng will feature all of Michael Jackson’s hit songs from the show including Beat It, Billie Jean, Smooth Criminal, Thriller and Man In The Mirror. The show also features songs recoded by The Jackson 5 / The Jacksons.
Paradise Square (Broadway Cast Recording) – Release date TBC
New Broadway musical Paradise Square has music by Jason Howland, lyrics by Masi Asare and Nathan Tysen, and a book by Christina Anderson, Marcus Gardley, Larry Kirwan and Craig Lucas. Set in 1860s New York amid the American Civil War, it tells the story of Black Americans and Irish immigrants living together in the notorious Five Points slum.
A Strange Loop (Broadway Cast Recording) – 10 June 2022 – STREAM/DOWNLOAD HERE
A new cast recording of A Strange Loop for its upcoming Broadway run has been announced. The Pulitzer Prize winning musical from Michael R. Jackson is to open on Broadway at the Lyceum Theatre on 26 April 2022 with a cast led by Jaquel Spivey.
Mr. Saturday Night (Broadway Cast Recording) – 10 June 2022 – STREAM/DOWNLOAD HERE
Based on the Billy Crystal movie of the same name, Mr. Saturday Night features music by Jason Robert Brown and lyrics by Amanda Green. The cast recording stars Billy Crystal, Randy Graff, David Paymerand Shoshana Bean.
Six The Musical (Broadway Cast Recording) – 6 May 2022 – STREAM/DOWNLOAD HERE
Six The Musical has confirmed a Broadway cast album is on its way after the show opened in New York in 2021. The Broadway cast album was recorded live on the show’s opening night, featuring the original cast: Adrianna Hicks, Andrea Macasaet, Abby Mueller, Brittney Mack, Samantha Pauly and Anna Uzele. There will also be a bonus track by the Broadway alternates: Keirsten Nicole Hodgens, Nicole Kyoung-Mi Lambert, Courtney Mack and Mallory Maedke.
The Drifters Girl (West End Cast Recording) – 6 May 2022 – STREAM/DOWNLOAD HERE
The Drifters Girl tells the remarkable story of The Drifters and the woman who made them, their manager Faye Treadwell. This original cast recording, filmed at the iconic Abbey Road studios, features Beverley Knight alongside Tosh Wanogho-Maud, Tarinn Callender, Adam J Bernard and Matt Henry.
Back To The Future (West End Cast Recording) – 11 March 2022 – DOWNLOAD/STREAM/CD HERE
Back to the Future follows Marty McFly who finds himself travelling back in time 30 years thanks to a time-traveling DeLorean created by Dr. Emmett “Doc” Brown. Olly Dobson stars in the role of Marty McFly with Doc Brown played by Roger Bart. They’re joined by Hugh Coles, Rosanna Hyland, Cedric Neal, Aidan Cutler and Courtney-Mae Briggs.
Flying Over Sunset (Broadway) – 18 February 2022 – DOWNLOAD/STREAM/CD HERE
Fresh from its recent Broadway run, this new musical from Tom Kitt and Michael Korie will release a cast recording in 2022. The cast features Carmen Cusack, Harry Hadden-Paton, Tony Yazbeck, Kanisha Marie Feliciano, Nehal Joshi, Emily Pynenburg, Michele Ragusa, Robert Sella, Laura Shoop and Atticus Ware.
Caroline, or Change (New Broadway Cast Recording) – 17 December 2021 – CD/DIGITAL DOWNLOAD
A cast recording has been confirmed for the new Broadway revival of Caroline, or Change from the Roundabout Theatre Company, based on the 2017 Chichester revival which ran in the West End between 2018 and 2019. Sharon D Clarke, who won an Olivier Award for her role in the UK production, reprises her title role of Caroline Thibodeaux.
Hex (Highlights from the National Theatre Production) – 16 December 2021 – DOWNLOAD/STREAM HERE
Recently playing at London’s National Theatre, new musical Hex is an adaptation of Sleeping Beauty. Featuring a book by Tanya Ronder, music by Jim Fortune and lyrics by Rufus Norris, it tells the story from the fairy’s perspective as she tries everything in her power to make things right after placing the hex on the baby. The cast recording features Tamsin Carroll, Rosalie Craig, Michael Elcock and Kat Ronney.
West Side Story (Movie Soundtrack) – 3 December 2021 – DOWNLOAD/STREAM/CD HERE
The official soundtrack recording for Steven Spielberg’s new big screen adaptation of Leonard Bernstein and Stephen Sondheim’s iconic musical, featuring Ansel Elgort, Ariana DeBose, David Alvarez, Mike Faist, Brian d’Arcy James, Corey Stoll, Josh Andrés Rivera, with Rita Moreno and introducing Rachel Zegler.
No release date / No cast recording announced
There is currently no official release date or cast recording announced for any of the following shows.
Bonnie & Clyde (West End)
Get Up Stand Up – The Bob Marley Musical (West End)
Pretty Woman (West End)
Frozen (West End)
Girl From the North Country (Broadway)