BEAUTIFUL Cast Recording Now Available on CD; Vinyl Edition Coming 6/3
The Original Broadway Cast Recording of Beautiful - The Carole King Musical is now available for purchase in stores and online. The CD, produced by Jason Howland, Steve Sidwell and Billy Jay Stein, with Kurt Deutsch serving as Executive Producer, includes a 28-page color booklet with full lyrics, rare and never-before-seen archival and show photos, and liner notes by Beautiful book writer Douglas McGrath.
A special two-disc Vinyl limited edition of Beautiful will also be released, it was announced today. The record, which comes with a free digital download, is currently available exclusively on www.sh-k-boom.com/beautiful-vinyl and at the Stephen Sondheim Theatre; it will be available in stores everywhere on June 3, 2014.
Like the musical, the Cast Recording of Beautiful features a stunning array of beloved songs written by Gerry Goffin/Carole King and Barry Mann/Cynthia Weil, including ""You've Got a Friend," "One Fine Day," (You Make Me Feel Like A) Natural Woman," "On Broadway," "You've Lost That Lovin' Feeling," and many more.
Beautiful - The Carole King Musical, about the early life and career of the legendary and groundbreaking singer/songwriter, opened on Broadway at the Stephen Sondheim Theatre (124 West 43rd Street) on January 12, 2014, where it continues to break box office records. Beautiful features a book by playwright and Academy Award-nominated filmmaker Douglas McGrath, direction by Marc Bruni, choreography by Josh Prince, and a stunning array of beloved songs written by Gerry Goffin/Carole King and Barry Mann/Cynthia Weil.
Beautiful - The Carole King Musical has been nominated for seven 2014 Tony Awards, including Best Musical, Best Actress (Jessie Mueller), Best Featured Actor (Jarrod Spector), Best Featured Actress (Anika Larsen), Best Book (Douglas McGrath), Best Orchestrations (Steve Sidwell), and Best Sound Design (Brian Ronan). The show has also several nominations, including Best Musical nominations, from the Drama Desk, Outer Critics Circle and Drama League Awards.
The complete cast of Beautiful, all featured on the Original Broadway Cast Recording, includes Tony Award-nominee Jessie Mueller as 'Carole King,' Jake Epstein as 'Gerry Goffin', Anika Larsen as 'Cynthia Weil', Jarrod Spector as 'Barry Mann', Jeb Brown as 'Don Kirshner', Tony Award-nominee Liz Larsen as 'Genie Klein', and an ensemble that includes Ashley Blanchet, E. Clayton Cornelious, Joshua Davis, Alysha Deslorieux, Kevin Duda, James Harkness, Carly Hughes, Sara King, Rebecca LaChance, Douglas Lyons, Chris Peluso, Gabrielle Reid, Rashidra Scott, Sara Sheperd, Yasmeen Sulieman, Daniel Torres, Melvin Tunstall and Alan Wiggins.
For more information on the album or to order, visit http://sh-k-boom.com/beautiful.