One Man, Two Guvnors Original Cast Recording Set for April 10 Release
The CD will include all 15 songs that are heard in show, performed by Grant Olding and The Craze, as well as original U.K. cast members James Corden, Oliver Chris, Daniel Rigby, Martyn Ellis, Claire Lams, Suzie Toase and Jemima Rooper, all of whom will be reprising their performances on Broadway at the Music Box Theatre. In addition, the disc will include an additional instrumental by The Craze titled "Calypso Jones."
Richard Bean's comedy is based on Carlo Goldoni's The Servant of Two Masters and centers on Francis Henshall, who agrees to work for a local gangster as well as a criminal in hiding, both of whom are linked in a tangled web of schemes and romantic associations, which Francis cannot keep straight.
The complete Broadway company will feature, as previously reported, Corden (Francis Henshall), Chris (Stanley Stubbers), Rooper (Rachel Crabbe), Ellis (Harry Dangle), Lams (Pauline Clench) Rigby (Alan Dangle), Toase (Dolly), Tom Edden (Alfie), Trevor Laird (Lloyd Boateng), and Fred Ridgeway as Charlie Clench, along with Brian Gonzales, Eli James, Ben Livingston, Sarah Manton, Stephen Pilkington, David Ryan Smith, and Natalie Smith.