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Winner of 2 Tony Awards

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October 22 - 27, 2018

A slick and joyous celebration of female empowerment.

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Why See Beautiful: The Carole King Musical?

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Feel Beautiful!

Tracing the career of Carole King, and endorsed by the beloved Grammy winner herself, Beautiful was the feel good hit of 2014, scoring two 2014 Tony Awards. Described by The New York Times as 'A complex, revitalizing portrait of the real, conflicted person within the reluctant star', we learn about King's inspiring, but rocky road to the icon she is today.

Featuring songs from her back catalogue, as a solo artist and co-writer, Beautiful revisits 'Uptown,' '(You Make Me Feel Like) A Natural Woman,' 'You've Lost That Lovin' Feeling' and 'You've Got a Friend', amongst many more, with touching grace, proving it's much more than just another jukebox musical.

The road to stardom...

Before rising to one of the 20th Century's best-selling stars, plain Carol Klein was a talented teenager, living in Brooklyn and making music. But it's her co-writing, with husband Gerry Goffin that gets her noticed. Breaking through into the music business as a songwriter for some of the day's biggest artists, she discovers there is more to juggle whilst following her dreams. All is not what it seems with her fairy-tale life. It's only when we fall, that we learn to fly.

Lose yourself in the Tony winning Beautiful on it's first national tour, and see the journey that led to finding her true voice.

DID YOU KNOW?

'Will You Still Love Me Tomorrow', penned with Goffin, was Carol's first Number One hit, when she was just 17!

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Dates

Opening night: 22 October 2018

Audience

Suitable for audiences aged 11 and upwards.

Run time

Two hours 30 minutes with one 15 minute intermission

Cast and Creative

Cast

Sarah Bockel as Carole King 
Dylan S. Wallach as Gerry Goffin 
Alison Whitehurst as Cynthia Weil 
Jacob Heimer as Barry Mann
James Clow as Don Kirshner
Suzanne Grodner as Genie Klein

Ensemble

Mckynleigh Alden Abraham, Jordan Edwin Andrew, Tynia Brandon, John Michael Dias, Matt Faucher, Kaylee Harwood, Willie Hill, Alia Hodge, James Michael Lambert, Traci Elaine Lee, Marla Louissaint, Dimitri Joseph Moise, Elena Ricardo, Avery Smith, Michael Stiggers, Jr., Alexis D. Tidwell, Kristopher Stanley Ward, Alison Whitehurst.

Creative

Book by - Douglas McGrath

Director - Mark Bruni

Producer - Paul Blake

Choreographer - Josh Prince

Musical Direction -Jason Howland

Set Design - Derek McLane

Costume Design - Alejo Vietti

Lighting Design - Peter Kaczorowski

Sound Design - Brian Ronan

Wig and Hair Design - Charles G. LaPointe

Orchestrations and Music Arrangements - Steve Sidwell

Music Co-ordination - John Miller

Awards

2014 Tony awards

Best Performance by an Actress in a Leading Role in a Musical - Jessie Mueller

Best Sound Design of a Musical



2014 DRAMA DESK AWARDS

Outstanding Featured Actress in a Musical - Anika Larsen

Outstanding Sound Design in a Musical - Brian Ronan

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FLAWLESS Inspiring remarkable

What a remarkable, NATURAL WOMAN! Totally inspiring.

In 2018, we are not surprised by the teenyboppers moving through the music industry at a rapid rate producing hit songs, and then disappearing from the limelight almost as quickly as they shot to fame. However, in the late 1950s, it was certainl

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