The following pages reflect an attempt at a listing of those recordings of musicals that have been released on CD. [Note: This list is only relatively complete for US, UK and Canadian recordings. Although a few foreign shows are included - there are a great many others.] You will note that I interpret the term "musical" broadly.
The origin column:
No attempt to indicate which of these CDs are now deleted has been made - but the guess is that not many of them have.
To access the Cast Recording Lists, which are assembled in alphabetical order, click on the index letter
The first ever comprehensive guide to musical theatre recordings, this book covers the entire history of musical theater. From Jerome Kern and the Gershwins to Bernstein and Sondheim, here are capsule reviews and ratings of more than 1,000 theater recordings of the past 60 years. Organized alphabetically, each listing contains background information on the show, cast information, record label, catalog number, whether the recording is currently in print, and an overall rating of one to five stars.