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The Wizard of Oz 2011

About the Album: 2011 release of the full cast recording of Andrew Lloyd Webber's stunning new production of The Wizard Of Oz! This 25 track set includes all the much-loved songs from the Oscar-winning movie score by Harold Arlen and E Y Harburg plus new songs by Andrew Lloyd Webber and Tim Rice. The Wizard Of Oz features the full cast of performers from this all-new production including the multi-award winning Michael Crawford and Danielle Hope, the winner of the BBC One hit TV show Over The Rainbow. The superb supporting cast comprises of Edward Baker-Duly (Tin Man), David Ganly (Cowardly Lion), Paul Keating (Scarecrow), Emily Tierney (Glinda) and Hannah Waddingham (Wicked Witch Of the West) accompanied by a 36 strong ensemble. Developed from the ever-popular 1939 screenplay, The Wizard of Oz is an enchanting adaptation of the all-time classic, totally reconceived for the stage bringing the joys of this magical tale back into our lives. Polydor.

Label: Decca Broadway

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