BEAUTIFUL - THE CAROLE KING MUSICAL Coming to Providence Performing Arts Center in 2015

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BEAUTIFUL - THE CAROLE KING MUSICAL Coming to Providence Performing Arts Center in 2015

Producers Paul Blake and Sony/ATV Music Publishing announced today that the Tony Award-winning hit BEAUTIFUL-The Carole King Musical, about the early life and career of the legendary and groundbreaking singer/songwriter, will perform at the Providence Performing Arts Center in Providence, Rhode Island on Tuesday, September 15 - Sunday, September 20, 2015.

In Providence, BEAUTIFUL is part of the Taco/White Family Foundation Broadway Series. An on-sale date for BEAUTIFULwill be announced. Tickets are available now as part of the Taco/White Family Foundation Broadway Series subscription. For more information and to order, please call the PPAC Box Office at (401) 421-ARTS (2787) or Sharon Corcoran at (401) 574-3136. Groups of 20 or more may order tickets by contacting Paul Hiatt at (401) 574-3162 or phiatt@ppacri.org for BEAUTIFUL.

"We're pleased to bring one of the hottest shows currently on the Broadway stage to Providence. We can't wait to have BEAUTIFUL here next September," said PPAC President J.L. "Lynn" Singleton.

With a book by Tony® and Academy® Award-nominee 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. BEAUTIFUL opened on Broadway in January 2014 at the Stephen Sondheim Theatre (124 West 43 Street), where it has broken every box office record.

The Original Broadway Cast Recording of BEAUTIFUL - The Carole King Musical (Ghostlight Records) is available on CD, digitally, and on vinyl and can be purchased at http://www.sh-k-boom.com/, iTunes, Amazon, or wherever CDs are sold.

Long before she was Carole King, chart-topping music legend, she was Carol Klein, Brooklyn girl with passion and chutzpah. She fought her way into the record business as a teenager and, by the time she reached her twenties, had the husband of her dreams and a flourishing career writing hits for the biggest acts in rock 'n' roll. But it wasn't until her personal life began to crack that she finally managed to find her true voice. BEAUTIFULtells the inspiring true story of King's remarkable rise to stardom, from being part of a hit songwriting team with her husband Gerry Goffin, to her relationship with fellow writers and best friends Cynthia Weil and Barry Mann, to becoming one of the most successful solo acts in popular music history. Along the way, she made more than beautiful music, she wrote the soundtrack to a generation.

The creative team includes Derek McLane (Set Design), Alejo Vietti (Costume Design), Peter Kaczorowski (Lighting Design), Brian Ronan (Sound Design), Charles G. LaPointe (Wig and Hair Design), Steve Sidwell (Orchestrations and Music Arrangements), Jason Howland (Music Supervision) and John Miller (Music Coordination).

BEAUTIFUL-The Carole King Musical is produced on Broadway by Paul Blake, Sony/ATV Music Publishing, Jeffrey A. Sine, Richard A. Smith, Mike Bosner, Harriet N. Leve/Elaine Krauss, Terry Schnuck, Orin Wolf, Patty Baker/Good Productions, Roger Faxon, Larry Magid, Kit Seidel, Lawrence S. Toppall, Fakston Productions/Mary Solomon, William Court Cohen, John Gore, BarLor Productions, Matthew C. Blank, Tim Hogue, Joel Hyatt, Marianne Mills, Michael J. Moritz, Jr., StylesFour Productions, Brunish/Trinchero, and Jeremiah J. Harris.

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