Greatest expectations: How The Greatest Showman became 2018's biggest-selling album

Flash back to a bright, yet freezing sunny day back in early March 2017: your correspondent is in search of The Greatest Showman set in New York at Brooklyn’s Steiner Studios. The cast are on a break, but waiting inside what seems a fairly ordinary if enormous, grey warehouse, are two of the most important people involved in the project - Benj Pasek and Justin Paul - who are writing the songs.  

Walking into the Showman set, the attention ...

Login to access this article

To access this article you need to be a subscriber. If you are a subscriber login below.

Start free Trial

Register for a Music Week trial to access this article. Sign up today and you will receive:

  • 4 weeks access to news, features and chart analysis
  • 4 Digital issues of Music Week
  • The Music Week app
  • Tailored email news alerts
Start your free trial


If you have previously taken a trial you will need to subscribe to access this article.

Subscribe Now
subscribe link free-trial link

follow us...