BEAUTIFUL Headed to the West End in Early 2015?
According to the Daily Mail, Beautiful: The Carole King Musical is headed across the pond and will run at the Aldwych Theatre in the West End in "early 2015". No word yet on whether or how the show will be recast or specific dates for the run. BWW will keep you updated as we know more!
BEAUTIFUL - THE CAROLE KING MUSICAL just received seven Tony Award nominations. The new musical, about the early life and career of the legendary and groundbreaking singer/songwriter, is currently playing on Broadway at the Stephen SondheimTheatre (124 West 43rd Street), following a critically acclaimed, sold-out World Premiere in San Francisco. The show officially opened on Sunday, January 12, 2014.
Tony Award-nominee Jessie Mueller stars as 'Carole King'; she's joined by Jake Epstein as 'Gerry Goffin', Anika Larsen as 'Cynthia Weil', Jarrod Spector as 'Barry Mann', Jeb Brown as 'Don Kirshner',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, Arbender Robinson, Rashidra Scott, Sara Sheperd, and Melvin Tunstall.
With a book by playwright and Academy Award-nominated filmmaker Douglas McGrath, direction by Marc Bruni and choreography by Josh Prince, Beautiful features a stunning array of beloved songs written by Gerry Goffin/Carole King and Barry Mann/Cynthia Weil.