The earnest production aims at paying beautiful homage to Carole King who has left an indelible mark on the music of an entire generation. Beautiful premiered at the Stephen Sondheim Theatre in January, and has been an instant hit since. Chilina Kennedy playing Carole King touches the audience with her exemplary singing skills and range of emotions. It is a must-watch musical for Carole King fans and anyone who loves music. Beautiful is the story of Carole King, one of the most successful female songwriters of the 20th century. The musical captures her early career and rise to success while exploring her relationships with her husband Gerry Goffin and their musician friends, duo Cynthia Weil and Barry Mann. Take my word, the earth under the theatre moves, it moves! Show Details. Additonal Information.
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Why Watch Beautiful: The Carole King Musical
The Broadway production began previews at the Stephen Sondheim Theatre on November 21, , and officially opened on January 12, The Broadway musical ensures that those tracks remain celebrated by being performed live eight times a week by a gifted ensemble of actors. The musical also explores her tumultuous relationship with ex-husband Gerry Goffin, as well as her working and personal relationships with fellow songwriters Cynthia Weil and Barry Mann.
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Beautiful tells the inspiring true story of Carole King, from her early days as a Brooklyn teenager named Carol Klein struggling to enter the record business to her years spent as a chart-topping music legend. Performances ended on Oct. After 6 years and performances on Broadway, Beautiful , the Tony and Grammy Award-winning musical will play its final performance this October.
Beautiful: The Carole King Musical is a jukebox musical with a book by Douglas McGrath that tells the story of the early life and career of Carole King , using songs that she wrote, often together with Gerry Goffin , and other contemporary songs by Barry Mann , Cynthia Weil , Phil Spector and others. A tour across the U. Jessie Mueller played Carole King. The musical opened on Broadway at the Stephen Sondheim Theatre on January 12, , after previews from November 12, On the fifth anniversary of the production's opening on January 12, , Carole King appeared on stage to perform the show's closing number "Beautiful" and finale alongside star Chilina Kennedy. Upon closing, the production was the 27th longest-running musical in Broadway history. A production in London 's West End opened on February 25, , following previews beginning February 10, , at the Aldwych Theatre. The musical began a U. A second U.