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Photo Flash: Carole King Surprises West End Production of BEAUTIFUL- THE CAROLE KING MUSICALPhoto Flash: Carole King Surprises West End Production of BEAUTIFUL- THE CAROLE KING MUSICAL
by BWW News Desk - Mar 7, 2017

Last night (6 March 2017) in front of a sell-out performance, Carole King surprised the cast and audience when she made her second visit to see the West End production of Beautiful - The Carole King Musical.  (more...)


by BWW News Desk - Feb 20, 2017

On Sunday 19th March, L&M Productions will present West End Live Lounge - an evening of music from a host of West End talent. Taking place at the Union Theatre, this will mark the company's first concert with a great line up including Katie Brayben, Tyrone Huntley, Sabrina Aloueche and Oliver Savile and many more. With talent such as this it promises to be an unparalleled evening. (more...)

Photo Flash: BEAUTIFUL THE CAROLE KING MUSICAL Celebrates Second Birthday in the West EndPhoto Flash: BEAUTIFUL THE CAROLE KING MUSICAL Celebrates Second Birthday in the West End
by BWW News Desk - Feb 10, 2017

Last night (9 February 2016) was Carole King's birthday and at the Aldwych Theatre the Olivier, Tony and Grammy award-winningBeautiful - The Carole King Musical celebrated its second birthday in the West End.  (more...)

Photo Flash: First Look at Matthew Seadon-Young, Barbara Drennan and Joseph Prouse in West End's BEAUTIFUL - THE CAROLE KING MUSICALPhoto Flash: First Look at Matthew Seadon-Young, Barbara Drennan and Joseph Prouse in West End's BEAUTIFUL - THE CAROLE KING MUSICAL
by BWW News Desk - Dec 15, 2016

Matthew Seadon-Young, Barbara Drennan and Joseph Prouse, recently joined the West End cast of Beautiful - The Carole King Musical to play Gerry Goffin (Carole King's husband and song-writing partner), Genie Klein (King's mother) and Donnie Kirshner (music publisher and producer). Cassidy Janson continues in the title role as well as Lorna Want as song-writer Cynthia Weil, a role for which she won the 2015 Olivier for Best Actress in a Supporting Role in a Musical, and Ian McIntosh as song-writer Barry Mann. BroadwayWorld has a first look at the new cast members in action below! (more...)


by BWW News Desk - Nov 15, 2016

On Sunday 11th December, Giggin4Good returns with 'Christmas goes...POP!', an evening of festive songs and Christmas number ones, all performed by an array of West End talent - headlined by Danielle Hope, Dianne Pilkington and Kieran Brown. (more...)

Barbara Drennan, Matthew Seadon-Young, and Joseph Prouse Join the West End Cast of BEAUTIFUL - THE CAROLE KING MUSICALBarbara Drennan, Matthew Seadon-Young, and Joseph Prouse Join the West End Cast of BEAUTIFUL - THE CAROLE KING MUSICAL
by BWW News Desk - Nov 1, 2016

On 28 November 2016 Matthew Seadon-Young and Barbara Drennan will join the West End cast of Beautiful - The Carole King Musical to play Gerry Goffin (Carole King's husband and song-writing partner) and Genie Klein (King's mother) respectively.   (more...)

BEAUTIFUL - THE CAROLE KING MUSICAL Extends Booking to July 2017BEAUTIFUL - THE CAROLE KING MUSICAL Extends Booking to July 2017
by Marianka Swain - Aug 22, 2016

Today, the producers of BEAUTIFUL - THE CAROLE KING MUSICAL release for sale a further 200,000 tickets taking booking at the Aldwych Theatre to 22 July 2017. The performance schedule is Monday at 7.30pm, Tuesday at 2.30pm, Wednesday at 7.30pm, Thursday at 2.30pm and 7.30pm, Friday at 7.30pm and Saturday at 2.30pm and 7.30pm. (more...)

Photo Flash: West End's BEAUTIFUL Celebrates First BirthdayPhoto Flash: West End's BEAUTIFUL Celebrates First Birthday
by BWW News Desk - Feb 24, 2016

Last night (23 February 2016) at the Aldwych Theatre the Olivier, Tony and Grammy award-winning Beautiful - The Carole King Musical celebrated its first birthday in the West End.  Celebrations included marking the February birthdays of Carole King, Barry Mann and the late Gerry Goffin, as well as the 45th anniversary of when King's Grammy- award winning album Tapestry was released.  Check out the pics of the bash below! (more...)

BEAUTIFUL - THE CAROLE KING MUSICAL Extends in the West End, Thru Feb. 2017BEAUTIFUL - THE CAROLE KING MUSICAL Extends in the West End, Thru Feb. 2017
by BWW News Desk - Feb 24, 2016

Today, 24 February 2016, the producers of the Olivier, Tony and Grammy award-winning Beautiful - The Carole King Musical announce the show will be extending booking in the West End to 18 February 2017. (more...)

Photo Flash: New Production Shots of West End's BEAUTIFUL - THE CAROLE KING MUSICALPhoto Flash: New Production Shots of West End's BEAUTIFUL - THE CAROLE KING MUSICAL
by BWW News Desk - Dec 8, 2015

Cassidy Janson has recently joined the West End production of Beautiful - The Carole King Musical to play the title role alongside Diane Keen as Genie Klein, King's mother.   Alan Morrissey continues as King's husband and song-writing partner Gerry Goffin alongside Ian McIntosh as song-writer Barry Mann and Gary Trainor as music publisher and producer Don Kirshner.  Lorna Want continues as song-writer Cynthia Weil, a role for which she won the 2015 Olivier for Best Actress in a Supporting Role in a Musical.  Check out the new production shots below! (more...)

Atherton, Maitland, Want and More To Perform At GIGGIN4GOOD: THE BEST OF BRITISH, Nov 15Atherton, Maitland, Want and More To Perform At GIGGIN4GOOD: THE BEST OF BRITISH, Nov 15
by Robert Gould - Oct 18, 2015

Robert Gould reports on the upcoming Giggin4Good charity concert at the Actors' Church, which will celebrate the best of British musical theatre through the ages. (more...)

Official: Cassidy Janson to Play Carole King in BEAUTIFUL from Nov 2015!Official: Cassidy Janson to Play Carole King in BEAUTIFUL from Nov 2015!
by BWW News Desk - Sep 4, 2015

Cassidy Janson will join the West End production of Beautiful - The Carole King Musical to play the title role from30 November 2015.   Also joining the cast will be Diane Keen as Genie Klein, King's mother. (more...)

West End's BEAUTIFUL Now Booking Into 2016West End's BEAUTIFUL Now Booking Into 2016
by BWW News Desk - Feb 26, 2015

Over 350,000 new tickets are released for sale today (26 February 2015) for Beautiful - The Carole King Musical. Playing both in the West End and on Broadway, Beautiful - The Carole King Musical is now booking at the Aldwych Theatre to 13 February 2016. (more...)

Photo Coverage: BEAUTIFUL Opens In The West End!Photo Coverage: BEAUTIFUL Opens In The West End!
by BWW News Desk - Feb 25, 2015

The West End production of Beautiful - The Carole King Musical, opened last night, Tuesday 24 February 2014 at the Aldwych Theatre, London. Directed by Marc Bruni, Beautiful - The Carole King Musical has book by Douglas McGrath with words and music by Gerry Goffin, Carole King, Barry Mann and Cynthia Weil. (more...)

Photo Flash: Tom Cruise Visits West End Cast of BEAUTIFUL: THE CAROLE KING MUSICALPhoto Flash: Tom Cruise Visits West End Cast of BEAUTIFUL: THE CAROLE KING MUSICAL
by BWW News Desk - Feb 14, 2015

Katie Brayben plays the title role of Carole King, with Alan Morrissey as King's husband and song-writing partner Gerry Goffin, Lorna Want as song-writer Cynthia Weil, Ian McIntosh as song-writer Barry Mann, Glynis Barber as Genie Klein, King's mother, and Gary Trainor as music publisher and producer Don Kirshner in the West End production of Beautiful - The Carole King Musical. Below, check out photos of Tom Cruise with the cast after last night's preview! (more...)

Photo Coverage: Tom Cruise Visits West End Cast Of BEAUTIFUL!Photo Coverage: Tom Cruise Visits West End Cast Of BEAUTIFUL!
by BWW News Desk - Feb 14, 2015

Katie Brayben plays the title role of Carole King, with Alan Morrissey as King's husband and song-writing partner Gerry Goffin, Lorna Want as song-writer Cynthia Weil, Ian McIntosh as song-writer Barry Mann, Glynis Barber as Genie Klein, King's mother, and Gary Trainor as music publisher and producer Don Kirshner in the West End production of Beautiful - The Carole King Musical. (more...)

Photo Flash: First Look at Katie Brayben, Alan Morrissey, Lorna Want and More in West End's BEAUTIFUL - THE CAROLE KING MUSICALPhoto Flash: First Look at Katie Brayben, Alan Morrissey, Lorna Want and More in West End's BEAUTIFUL - THE CAROLE KING MUSICAL
by BWW News Desk - Feb 13, 2015

Katie Brayben plays the title role of Carole King, with Alan Morrissey as King's husband and song-writing partner Gerry Goffin, Lorna Want as song-writer Cynthia Weil, Ian McIntosh as song-writer Barry Mann,Glynis Barber as Genie Klein, King's mother, and Gary Trainor as music publisher and producer Don Kirshner. (more...)

Katie Brayben Leads BEAUTIFUL, Beginning Tonight in the West EndKatie Brayben Leads BEAUTIFUL, Beginning Tonight in the West End
by BWW News Desk - Feb 10, 2015

London previews beginning at the Aldwych Theatre tonight 10 February 2015 with the show currently booking to 13 June 2015. (more...)

Photo Flash: Sneak Peek at Katie Brayben as 'Carole King' in London's 'BEAUTIFUL'Photo Flash: Sneak Peek at Katie Brayben as 'Carole King' in London's 'BEAUTIFUL'
by BWW News Desk - Nov 20, 2014

The Daily Mail just Tweeted a sneak peek at Katie Brayben as 'Carole King' in BEAUTIFUL, coming to the West End from February 10 and running through June 2015. Check out the photo below! (more...)

Full Cast Announced in West End's BEAUTIFUL - THE CAROLE KING MUSICAL, Feb. 2015Full Cast Announced in West End's BEAUTIFUL - THE CAROLE KING MUSICAL, Feb. 2015
by BWW News Desk - Oct 17, 2014

Joining Katie Brayben playing the title role in the West End production of Beautiful - The Carole King Musical is Ian McIntosh as song-writer Barry Mann. As previously announced the leading cast members also include Alan Morrissey as King's husband and song-writing partner Gerry Goffin, Lorna Want as song-writer Cynthia Weil, Glynis Barber as Genie Klein, King's mother, and Gary Trainor as music publisher and producer Don Kirshner. (more...)

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