Release of Lost West End 2 – July 29, 2016
Following the critically acclaimed release of LOST WEST END in 2015, an album highlighted in The Sunday Times as an “Essential New Release”; Stage Door Records are pleased to continue the album series with LOST WEST END 2.
LOST WEST END 2 celebrates London’s forgotten musicals and brings together over 20 unique ‘lost’ West End productions on one album. The collection reflects nearly 40 years of musicals that have come and gone from the West End, showcasing these unique theatrical works. “Waiting And Hoping” from the musical NAPOLEON is sung by the character Clarise and is performed here by Stephanie Martin from the show’s Original Toronto Cast Recording. NAPOLEON opened in the West End in October, 2000 and ran 127 performances.
Here is an early review by Greg Jameson in Entertainment Focus: “…4.5 out of 5…From this point in the album, the hit to miss ratio is very much in favour of the hits. Waiting and Hoping features a stunning vocal performance by Stephanie Martin in a musical about the life of Napoleon Bonaparte…”
Read the rest of the review here
Link to purchase here