And the 2020 Grammy Award Nominees for 'Best Musical Theater Album' are...

The 62nd Annual Grammy Awards will be held on January 26, 2020, at the Staples Center in Los Angeles.

Grammy Awards

This morning the Recording Academy announced the nominations for The 62nd Annual Grammy Awards, to be held at the Staples Center in Los Angeles on January 26, 2020. At this time, the New York Theatre Guide would like to take this opportunity to congratulate the five nominees in the category of 'Best Musical Theater Album.' These include the smash hit bio-musical Ain't Too Proud: The Life and Times of The Temptations, the Tony Award-winning 'Best Musical' Hadestown, the enchanting score of the Tony Award-winning 'Best Play' Harry Potter and the Cursed Child, the jukebox sensation Moulin Rouge! The Musical, and the Tony Award-winning 'Best Revival of a Musical' Rodgers & Hammerstein's Oklahoma!

 

 

Here is a list of all the principal soloists and producers for each Cast Recording:

  • Ain't Too Proud: The Life and Times of The Temptations
    Principal Soloists: Saint Aubyn, Derrick Baskin, James Harkness, Jawan M. Jackson, Jeremy Pope & Ephraim Sykes; Producer: Scott M. Riesett (Original Broadway Cast)
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  • Hadestown
    Principal Soloists: Reeve Carney, André De Shields, Amber Gray, Eva Noblezada & Patrick Page; Producers: Mara Isaacs, David Lai, Anaïs Mitchell & Todd Sickafoose; Composer & Lyricist: Anaïs Mitchell (Original Broadway Cast)
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  • Harry Potter and the Cursed Child
    Producer: Imogen Heap; Composer: Imogen Heap (The Music of Harry Potter and the Cursed Child - In Four Contemporary Suites)
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  • Moulin Rouge! The Musical
    Principal Soloists: Danny Burstein, Tam Mutu, Sahr Ngaujah, Karen Olivo & Aaron Tveit; Producers: Justin Levine, Baz Luhrmann, Matt Stine & Alex Timbers (Original Broadway Cast)
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  • Rodgers & Hammerstein's Oklahoma!
    Principal Soloists: Damon Daunno, Rebecca Naomi Jones, Ali Stroker, Mary Testa & Patrick Vaill; Producers: Daniel Kluger & Dean Sharenow; Composer: Richard Rodgers; Lyricist: Oscar Hammerstein II (2019 Broadway Cast)

 

In addition, the New York Theatre would also like to congratulate Waitress songwriter Sara Bareilles for her nomination for "Saint Honesty" in the category of 'Best American Roots,' as well as Hairspray composer Marc Shaiman, who is also in the process of penning a score for the upcoming Broadway revival of Plaza Suite (starring Matthew Broderick and Sarah Jessica Parker), for his nomination in the category of 'Best Score Soundtrack for Visual Media' for "Mary Poppins Returns." And of course, our congratulations to the legendary Barbra Streisand for receiveing a nomination in the category of 'Best Traditional Pop Vocal Album' for "Walls."

So, who do you think will walk away with theatre industry's coveted Grammy Award on January 26, 2020? All of these five nominated shows are still open and performing to packed houses eight times a week, so why not take a trip and experience these cherished scores live on Broadway?

 

Ain't Too Proud: The Life and Times of The Temptations Tickets are available now for performances through June 7, 2020.

Hadestown Tickets are available now for performances through July 5, 2020.

Harry Potter and the Cursed Child Tickets are available now for performances through July 5, 2020.

Moulin Rouge! The Musical Tickets are available now for performances through July 5, 2020.

Oklahoma! Tickets are available now for performances through January 19, 2020.