Will you love me tomorrow? Beautiful: The Carole King Musical celebrates opening night January 12. Starring Tony nominee Jessie Mueller in the title role and directed by Marc Bruni, the new bio-musical is playing at Broadway's Stephen Sondheim Theatre.
Featuring songs written by Gerry Goffin, Carole King, Barry Mann and Cynthia Weil and a book by Douglas McGrath, Beautiful tells the story of 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.
In addition to Mueller, Beautiful stars Jake Epstein as Gerry Goffin, Jarrod Spector as Barry Mann and Anika Larsen as Cynthia Weil. The company also includes Jeb Brown, Liz Larsen, Ashley Blanchet, E. Clayton Cornelious, Joshua Davis, Alysha Deslorieux, Kevin Duda, Carly Hughes, Sara King, Rebecca LaChance, Douglas Lyons, Chris Peluso, Gabrielle Reid, Arbender Robinson, Rashidra Scott, Sara Shepard, Antoine L. Smith and Melvin Tunstall.
Beautiful features choreography by Josh Prince, set design by Derek McLane, costume design by Alejo Vietti, lighting design by Peter Kaczorowski, sound design by Brian Ronan, wig and hair design by Charles G. LaPointe, orchestrations and musical arrangement by Steve Sidwell and music supervision by Jason Howland.