Only twice in Grammy Awards history has a London cast recording been nominated for Best Musical Theater Album of All Time – first in 1974, when “Cats” won, and in 1999 when “Chicago” London cast recordings were nominated.
This year, “Amalie” brandway as well as American Utopia (original cast), “Jagged Little Pill” (original Broadway cast), and “Horror’s Little Shop” (The New of Broadway) were among the cast albums. Prince of Egypt “(original cast) and” Soft Power “(original cast).
After shortening the Broadway season due to the coronavirus epidemic and indefinite intervals, shows such as “Caroline or Change”, “The Music Man” and “The Company” were postponed and rescheduled for later dates, with “Diana” moving to Netflix. With
“Amali” ran from November 2019 to February 20 in London’s West End and was based on the Oscar-winning film. West End Cast: Audrey Bryson in the title role and Callan McCarthy in “The Plow and the Stars” as Hippolito / Elton John.
London’s casting recordings were appropriate after the recording academy ruled that “a large number of musical theater recordings made to support the underlying dramatic intent or theme could be considered. These include Off Broadway, Broadway, regional work, studio cast recordings, concept live” , “” The concert “contains recordings of television performances and retrievals.
Notably, the cast album “Prince of Egypt” has been nominated for a Grammy. The album was released on November 20 and was scheduled for a 39-week engagement in London, limited to February 5 to October 31, 2020, but the epidemic forced production to end on March 17. The production was directed by Scott, Schwartz, and Luke Brady as Moses in the play, Liam Tamne as Rammes, and Alexia Khadim as Mary.
The Ann3 Annual Grammy Awards will air on Sunday, January 31, from 8 a.m. on CBS ET.