Beautiful – The Carole King Musical is the irresistible new musical at the Stephen Sondheim Theatre, starring Tony Award winner 2014 Jessie Mueller.
Starring 2014 Tony Award winner Jessie Mueller, Beautiful – The Carole King Musical follows the incredible journey of Carole King from songwriter to superstar.
This inspiring true story tells of Carole King’s remarkable rise to fame and stardom. From part of a hit songwriting team with her husband Gerry Goffin, to her relationship with writers Cynthia Weil and Barry Mann, to becoming one of the most successful solo acts in pop music history.
An incredible soundtrack of songs featured in the show include So Far Away, Oh Carol, 1650 Broadway Medley, It Might As Well Rain until September, Be-Bop-A-Lula, Some Kind of Wonderful, Happy Days Are Here Again, Take Good Care of My Baby, Who Put the Bomp, Will You Love Me Tomorrow, He’s Sure the Boy I Love, Up on the Roof, On Broadway, Locomotion, You’ve Lost That Lovin’ Feeling, One Fine Day, Chains, Walking in the Rain, Pleasant Valley Sunday, We Gotta Get out of This Place, Uptown, It’s Too Late, You’ve Got a Friend, (You Make Me Feel Like) A Natural Woman, Beautiful and I Feel the Earth Move.
She made BEAUTIFUL music and wrote the soundtrack to a generation.
BEAUTIFUL follows the incredible journey of Carole King from songwriter for others to superstar in her own right with a score full of her chart-topping hits.
As a teenager King had to fight her way into the record business and by the time she reached her twenties had the husband of her dreams and a major music career writing hits for the biggest acts in rock ‘n’ roll. But it wasn’t until her personal life began to implode that she finally managed to find her own true voice.
“BEAUTIFUL is a joyous celebration” Entertainment Weekly
“Singing with aching, honest emotion, this moving performance should make Jessie Mueller a household name” New York Post
“A MUST-SEE! It’s a rich thrill to see the new musical Beautiful, whether you’re a King fan or you’re fascinated by the music business” NBC
“Jessie Mueller is extraordinary in every aspect of her performance” New York Times
“Instantly joins the ranks of the irresistible” Huffington Post
“Lead me to Beautiful and I’ll happily follow. You can’t help getting caught up in it!” New York Observer
Date: 9 June 2014
Written by: WestEndTheatre
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