Theatre Nerds: Top 15 Broadway Cast Recordings Of All Time


Theatre Nerds Facebook group recently was poled to see what their favorite Broadway Cast Recordings of ALL-TIME were. Receiving over 600 responses, they decided to count the votes and publish the top 15. Note: We included West End productions, Original Off-Broadway recordings, & anniversary concerts.

Phantom of the Opera

1. The Phantom Of The Opera – Canadian Cast Recording

Release Date: November 26, 2002

Votes: 92 Theatre Nerds

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Hamilton2. Hamilton – Original Broadway Cast

Release Date: September 25, 2015

Votes: 86 Theatre Nerds

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Wicked

3. Wicked – Original Broadway Cast

Release Date: December 16, 2003

Votes: 74 Theatre Nerds

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4. The Phantom of the Opera at the Royal Albert Hall: In Celebration of 25 Years

Release Date: February 7, 2012

Votes: 68 Theatre Nerds

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5. Les Miserables – Original London Cast

Release Date: 1985

Votes: 61 Theatre Nerds

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6. The Secret Garden – Original Broadway Cast

Release Date: December 10, 1991

Votes: 57 Theatre Nerds

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7. Into The Woods – Original Broadway Cast

Release Date: January 19, 1988

Votes: 53 Theatre Nerds

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8. Matilda – Original London Cast

Release Date: October 22, 2013

Votes: 49 Theatre Nerds

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9. Rent – Original Broadway Cast

Release Date: August 27, 1996

Votes: 47 Theatre Nerds

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10. Next To Normal – Original Broadway Cast

Release Date: May 12, 2009

Votes: 42 Theatre Nerds

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11. Fiddler on the Roof – Original Broadway Cast

Release Date: 1964

Votes: 33

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12. Legally Blonde – Original Broadway Cast

Release Date: July 17, 2007

Votes: 28

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13. Les Miserables – 10th Anniversary Concert

Release Date: May 11, 2004

Votes: 23

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14. Little Shop of Horrors – Original Off-Broadway Cast

Release Date: 1982

Votes: 20

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15. Newsies – Original Broadway Cast

Release Date: May 15, 2012

Votes: 17

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