The current thrilling Broadway revival has already become the must-see show of the musical season, and the exceptional cast took time away from the stage to make a cast recording of the show for Sony Masterworks. The entire cast of 46, including Matt Cavenaugh, Karen Olivo, and the radiant Josefina Scaglione as Maria.
“To have the opportunity to produce the new Broadway cast recording of the great American classic West Side Story is truly an honor for Sony Masterworks,” said Alex Miller, General Manager and Senior Vice President of Sony Masterworks. “That this revival is so relevant, powerful and electrifying today, after more than half a century, only confirms the greatness of West Side Story, which has been part of our label’s history since 1957.”
Click on the thumbnails and get up close with the cast as they preserve another chapter in the history of this amazing musical. Of course, you can always see them live on Broadway at The Palace too. “Something’s Coming,” “Tonight,” “America,” “I Feel Pretty,” “Somewhere”… can you guess which songs they are recording from the pictures?
Photos courtesy of Sony Masterworks.