Producers have announced the Original Broadway Cast Recording of “Amelie, A New Musical” starring former “Hamilton” actress, Phillipa Soo.
The original Broadway cast recording will be available will be released on Friday, May 19, 2017 (online) and Friday, June 9, 2017 (in stores). Michael Croiter will serve as album executive producer; Daniel Messé and Gary Maurer will serve as producers; and Nathan Tysen will serve as associate producer.
The show will begin performances on Broadway on Thursday, March 9, 2017 at the Walter Kerr Theatre (219 W 48thStreet) and officially open Monday, April 3, 2017.
With a book by Tony Award nominee Craig Lucas, music by Daniel Messé and lyrics by Nathan Tysen & Messé, Amélie is about an extraordinary young woman who lives quietly in the world, but loudly in her mind. She covertly improvises small, but surprising acts of kindness that bring joy and mayhem. But when a chance at love comes her way, Amélie realizes that to find happiness she’ll have to risk everything and say what’s in her heart.
In addition to Soo, the cast includes Adam Chanler-Berat, David Andino, Randy Blair, Heath Calvert, Alison Cimmet, Savvy Crawford, Manoel Felciano, Harriett D. Foy, Alyse Alan Louis, Maria-Christina Oliveras, Paul Whitty and Tony Sheldon.