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Beautiful: The Carole King Musical
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Beautiful: The Carole King Musical

Stephen Sondheim Theatre

2hrs, 20mins (1 Intermission)

The inspiring true story of how Carole King became the soundtrack of a generation.

Beautiful: The Carole King Musical Tickets

Wed Oct 18
No Show
Thu Oct 19
7:00PM
Fri Oct 20
8:00PM

Theater Info

Stephen Sondheim Theatre
124 West 43rd Street
New York, NY
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Important Dates

Preview
Nov 21, 2013
Opening
Jan 12, 2014

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Learn About A Music Legend's Remarkable Rise in Broadway's Beautiful: The Carole King Musical

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Story

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The fascinating life of one of pop music’s greatest performers and songwriters takes center stage in Beautiful: The Carole King Musical. The show begins just before Brooklyn native Carol Klein composes her first hit song, “Will You Love Me Tomorrow,” in 1959 when she is 17, pregnant and newly married to 20-year-old lyricist Gerry Goffin. In the decade that follows, King and Goffin produce a string of classic hits while forming a lasting friendship with another composing couple, Cynthia Weil and Barry Mann. When Carole’s personal life begins falling apart, she responds by stepping out of the shadows with Tapestry, a deeply personal collection of songs that becomes one of the best-selling albums of all time.

Reviews

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'Beautiful' is a joyous celebration! Douglas McGrath's smart, well-crafted, and funny book cleverly threads together a memorable catalog of early rock hits.

Review by Thom Geier from Entertainment Weekly

Carole King fans will love it! With Marc Bruni's crisp direction and Josh Prince's precision choreography, the song hits segue seamlessly on Derek McLane's grid set - from drab office to glittery concert stage - with the efficiency of one of librettist Doug McGrath's snappy lines.

Review by Steve Parks from Newsday

Cast

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Carole King
Chilina Kennedy
Cynthia Weil
Kara Lindsay
Barry Mann
Ben Jacoby
Gerry Goffin
Evan Todd
Don Kirschner
Paul Anthony Stewart

Creative

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Music and Lyrics
Gerry Goffin, Carole King, Barry Mann and Cynthia Weil
Book
Douglas McGrath
Director
Marc Bruni
Choreographer
Josh Prince
Set Designer
Derek McLane
Costume Designer
Alejo Vietti
Lighting Designer
Peter Kaczorowski
Sound Designer
Brian Ronan
Orchestrations
Steve Sidwell
Musical Director
Josh Howland

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