Here’s a schedule of cast recording release dates of new upcoming cast albums out in 2021.
From new musicals and recent rivals to concept albums and musical film soundtracks, here are all the upcoming releases you need to be aware of.
2021 Cast Recording Release Dates
After You (Original Studio Recording) – 26 March – DOWNLOAD/STREAM HERE
After You tells the story of two people who meet by chance on a cruise liner which sets sale from England to New York. Following an online premiere in 2020, After You – written by Alex Parker & Katie Lam -is releasing a studio cast album featuring Bradley Jaden (Les Misérables, Wicked) & Alexia Khadime (The Prince of Egypt, The Book Of Mormon, Wicked).
Little Black Book (Concept Album) – 9 April – DOWNLOAD/STREAM HERE
In the concept album of his new musical by Billy Recce features vocals from Alice Ripley, Orfeh, Mandy Gonzalez, Jessica Vosk, Brittney Johnson, Diana DeGarmo, Vonzell Solomon, Kuhoo Verma, Samantha Pauly, Natalie Weiss. and Lillias White. Enjoy on download/streaming from 9 April and on CD from 30 April via Broadway Records.
In Pieces (Highlights Album) – 16 April
A highlights album featuring songs from Joey Contreras song cycle In Pieces is to be released. A host of talented stars will feature on the album including Solea Pfeiffer (Hamilton), Andrew Barth Feldman (Dear Evan Hansen) and George Salazar (Be More Chill). They’ll be joined by Ashley De La Rosa, Ben Fankhauser, Natalie Weiss, Sean Doherty, Mia Gerachis and Brian Russell Carey & more.
Andrew Lloyd Webber’s Cinderella (Original Cast Recording) – 30 April 2021 – PRE-ORDER HERE
Andrew Lloyd Webber’s Cinderella features music from Webber with lyrics by David Zippel and an original story and book by Emerald Fennel. Teased as a new, modern spin on the all time classic fairytale, Carrie Hope Fletcher was previously confirmed to play the title role with Victoria Hamilton-Barritt as the Stepmother. Pre-order here.
Rumi: The Musical (Concept Album) – Spring 2021
New musical Rumi is to be released as a concept album. The piece has been created by Dana Al Fardan and Nadim Naaman, based on a story by Evren Sharma. The musical will launch with a full length concept album this Spring starring Ramin Karimloo and Nadim Naaman. The pair head a West End cast comprising entirely of performers of Middle Eastern, North African and South Asian heritage.
Back To The Future (West End Cast Recording) – May 2021
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.
Black Widows (Concept Album) – TBA
Written by Natalia Lewis, Jack Millier and Elin Miles, Black Widows has been created with an aim to raise awareness of domestic violence and the support available.The cast for the concept album is made up of Kody Mortimer, Melanie Bright, Lois Morgan Gay, Joely Barbour, Amelia Treble and Becca Sharp.
No release date / No cast recording announced
There is currently no official release date or cast recording announced for any of the following shows.
West Side Story (Broadway)
Pretty Woman (West End)
Mrs. Doubtfire (Broadway)
Girl From the North Country (Broadway)
Diana (Broadway / Netflix)