The Wizard of Oz Cast Recording, Featuring Michael Crawford, Due in May

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The cast recording of Andrew Lloyd Webber's new production of The Wizard of Oz will be released May 2 through Really Useful Group/Polydor Records.

Danielle Hope
Danielle Hope Photo by BBC

This 24-track set includes all the songs from the Oscar-winning movie score by Harold Arlen and E. Y. Harburg plus new songs by Lloyd Webber and Tim Rice.

The cast includes Tony winner Michael Crawford and Danielle Hope, the winner of the BBC One TV casting show "Over the Rainbow." The supporting cast comprises Edward Baker-Duly (Tin Man), David Ganly (Cowardly Lion), Paul Keating (Scarecrow), Emily Tierney (Glinda) and Hannah Waddingham (Wicked Witch Of the West).

Developed from the 1939 screenplay, The Wizard of Oz is described as "enchanting adaptation of the all-time classic, totally reconceived for the stage bringing the joys of this magical tale back into our lives."

Track listing follows:

ACT ONE
1. Overture
2. Nobody Understands Me
3. Over The Rainbow
4. Wonders Of The World
5. The Twister
6. Arrival In Munchkinland
7. Munchkinland/Ding Dong! The Witch is Dead
8. Follow The Yellow Brick Road
9. If I Only Had A Brain/We’re Off To See The Wizard
10. If I Only Had A Heart/We’re Off To See The Wizard
11. If I Only Had The Nerve/We’re Off To See The Wizard
12. We’re Outta The Woods
13. The Merry Old Land Of Oz
14. Bring Me The Broomstick

ACT TWO
15. Haunted Forest
16. Red Shoe Blues
17. Bacchanalia
18. Red Shoe Blues (Reprise)
19. Over The Rainbow (Reprise)
20. If We Only Had A Plan
21. The Rescue
22. Hail Hail! The Witch is Dead
23. The Wizards Departure
24. Finale

To order the recording, visit http://shop.wizardofozthemusical.com/Store/DII-8717-19-the+wizard+of+oz+london+palladium+recording.html.

Paul Keating, David Ganly, Edward Baker-Duly, Danielle Hope and Michael Crawford
Paul Keating, David Ganly, Edward Baker-Duly, Danielle Hope and Michael Crawford
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