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BEAUTIFUL Cast Members Set for BROADWAY SESSIONS This WeekBEAUTIFUL Cast Members Set for BROADWAY SESSIONS This Week
by BWW News Desk - September 29, 2014

This Thursday, October 2nd, Broadway Sessions welcomes cast members from Beautiful The Carole King Musical. (more...)
West End's BEAUTIFUL Has Found Its 'Carole King'West End's BEAUTIFUL Has Found Its 'Carole King'
by BWW News Desk - September 25, 2014

According to the Daily Mail, the West End production of BEAUTIFUL: THE CAROLE KING MUSICAL has found its leading lady. Katie Brayben will star in the title role when the show moves across the pond in February 2015. (more...)
Jessie Mueller and More Take Part in FWD Theatre Project Concert Tonight in ChicagoJessie Mueller and More Take Part in FWD Theatre Project Concert Tonight in Chicago
by BWW News Desk - September 22, 2014

Eight veteran actors, directors, writers, choreographers and producers have created FWD Theatre Project ('Festival of Works in Development'), a grass-roots initiative for the discovery, development and delivery of original musical theater to the Chicago community. Artistic Director Amber Mak along with Collective Artistic Associates Justin Brill, Wade Elkins, Michael Gillis, Karen Multer, Steve Multer, Missy Greenburg and Scott Sowinski, have announced LaunchingFWD!, a one-night-only concert event at City Winery Chicago, 1200 W. Randolph Street, tonight, September 22 at 8 pm (doors open at 6 pmfor food and cocktails). (more...)
Jessie Mueller, Anika Larsen, & Jarrod Spector to Remain with Broadway's BEAUTIFUL into 2015Jessie Mueller, Anika Larsen, & Jarrod Spector to Remain with Broadway's BEAUTIFUL into 2015
by BWW News Desk - September 19, 2014

Producers Paul Blake and Sony/ATV Music Publishing announced today that Jessie Mueller, who won rave reviews and the 2014 Tony Award for her heartwarming portrayal of Carole King, has extended her contract in Beautiful - The Carole King Musical until March 6, 2015. Her co-stars, Tony Award-nominees Anika Larsen and Jarrod Spector, who play legendary songwriting couple Cynthia Weil and Barry Mann, will remain in the show until September 2015. (more...)
Jessie Mueller Will Not Hit the Road with BEAUTIFUL National TourJessie Mueller Will Not Hit the Road with BEAUTIFUL National Tour
by BWW News Desk - September 18, 2014

Earlier this monthEarlier this month, the Toronto Star reported that Chilina Kennedy, who made her Broadway debut in 2012's Jesus Christ Superstar, would soon join the Broadway production of BEAUTIFUL as 'Carole King' in early 2015, when current star Mueller leaves to lead the national tour. BroadwayWorld has just learned from a show representative however, that the Tony winner will not hit the road with the touring cast. Casting is currently underway. (more...)
Photo Coverage: BEAUTIFUL Cast Celebrates Pleasant Valley Sundae at Serendipity 3Photo Coverage: BEAUTIFUL Cast Celebrates Pleasant Valley Sundae at Serendipity 3
by Jessica Fallon Gordon - September 17, 2014

Just yesterday, beloved songwriters Barry Mann and Cynthia Weil, along with cast members from Beautiful - The Carole King Musical, gathered at Serendipity 3 to celebrate their 60th Anniversary with the unveiling of a new treat, the 'Pleasant Valley Sundae': a chart-topping concoction of three scoops of vanilla and chocolate ice cream, drizzled with 'Some Kind of Wonderful' caramel, chocolate, and white chocolate sauces, balancing a solid dark chocolate Baby Grand Piano, holding yet another scoop of vanilla ice cream rising to stardom and completed with a dark chocolate piano lid, grasping a music legend cloud of whipped cream, leading down to a 'Pleasant Valley Sunday' sprinkled with candy musical notes to surely make 'The Earth Move' under your feet! BroadwayWorld was there for the special unveiling and you can check out photo coverage below! (more...)
BEAUTIFUL - THE CAROLE KING MUSICAL Recoups Broadway InvestmentBEAUTIFUL - THE CAROLE KING MUSICAL Recoups Broadway Investment
by BWW News Desk - September 15, 2014

Producers Paul Blake and Sony/ATV Music Publishing have announced that the Tony Award-winning hit Beautiful-The Carole King Musical, about the early life and career of the legendary and groundbreaking singer/songwriter, has recouped its production costs in less than ten months on Broadway. Capitalized at $13 million, Beautiful has been breaking box office records at the Stephen Sondheim Theatre (124 West 43rd Street) since it opened in January and now becomes the first new musical of the 2013-2014 Season to recoup. (more...)
Scott J. Campbell to Succeed Jake Epstein in Broadway's 'BEAUTIFUL'Scott J. Campbell to Succeed Jake Epstein in Broadway's 'BEAUTIFUL'
by BWW News Desk - September 9, 2014

Producers Paul Blake and Sony/ATV Music Publishing announced today that Scott J. Campbell, previously with Jersey Boys, will step into the role of 'Gerry Goffin' in Beautiful - The Carole King Musical, beginning Tuesday, September 23, 2014. Campbell will take over for Jake Epstein. Beautiful - The Carole King Musical opened on Broadway at the Stephen Sondheim Theatre (124 West 43rd Street) on Sunday, January 12, 2014, where it has broken all box office records and continues to play to standing-room-only crowds nightly. (more...)
BEAUTIFUL: THE CAROLE KING MUSICAL Vocal Selections Out TodayBEAUTIFUL: THE CAROLE KING MUSICAL Vocal Selections Out Today
by Pat Cerasaro - September 8, 2014

The vocal selections for popular new Broadway jukebox musical BEAUTIFUL: THE CAROLE KING MUSICAL are out today. (more...)
BEAUTIFUL Goes Abroad! Opens at West End's Aldwych Theatre in February and Launches US Tour in Fall 2015BEAUTIFUL Goes Abroad! Opens at West End's Aldwych Theatre in February and Launches US Tour in Fall 2015
by BWW News Desk - September 5, 2014

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 expand across America and the world in 2015. The West End production of Beautiful will begin previews on February 10, 2015 in the West End at London's Aldwych Theatre, with an official opening night set for February 25, 2015. The First American National Tour of Beautiful will launch in September 2015, beginning at the Providence Performing Arts Center (PPAC) in Providence, Rhode Island (September 15-20, 2015); a 12-week limited engagement at the Oriental Theatre in Chicago, IL (December 1, 2015 - February 21, 2016); and will play the Hollywood Pantages in Los Angeles, CA; DPAC, Durham Performing Arts Center in Durham, NC in October 2015; and Blumenthal Performing Arts Center in Charlotte, NC, among other cities across the country. (more...)
Will Chilina Kennedy Be Broadway's Next 'Carole King'? Jessie Mueller to Lead BEAUTIFUL National Tour?Will Chilina Kennedy Be Broadway's Next 'Carole King'? Jessie Mueller to Lead BEAUTIFUL National Tour?
by BWW News Desk - September 2, 2014

According to the Toronto Star, Chilna Kennedy, who made her Broadway debut in 2012's Jesus Christ Superstar, will soon be filling Tony winner Jessie Mueller's shoes. The Toronto-based actress will reportedly join the Broadway production of BEAUTIFUL as 'Carole King' in early 2015, when current star Mueller leaves to lead the national tour. (more...)
STAGE TUBE: Jessie Mueller and More Talk BEAUTIFUL, Give Backstage TourSTAGE TUBE: Jessie Mueller and More Talk BEAUTIFUL, Give Backstage Tour
by Stage Tube - August 30, 2014

Pix11 recently visited the Stephen Sondheim Theatre to chat with some members of BEAUTIFUL- THE CAROLE KING MUSICAL. In this video, Tony Award-winner Jessie Mueller and Jake Epstein give tours of their dressing rooms, showing off costumes, fan gifts, and random treasures. Also, musical supervisor Jason Howland explains how a middle school crush led to his listening to Carole King for the first time. (more...)
Cast of BEAUTIFUL and More to Perform at WHAT A WONDERFUL WORLD Awards Reception This FallCast of BEAUTIFUL and More to Perform at WHAT A WONDERFUL WORLD Awards Reception This Fall
by BWW News Desk - August 4, 2014

The recipients of the 2014 'What a Wonderful World' Award are Jon Batiste, Aimee Telsey, MD, FAAP, Ann Marie Dassler, RN, FNP, MSN, and Gweneviere Mann, announced Joanne V. Loewy, DA, MT-BC, LCAT, Director of Mount Sinai Beth Israel's Louis Armstrong Center for Music & Medicine. (more...)
VIDEO: BEAUTIFUL's Jake Epstein and WICKED's Sarah Schenkkan Guest Star in the IAN Season FinaleVIDEO: BEAUTIFUL's Jake Epstein and WICKED's Sarah Schenkkan Guest Star in the IAN Season Finale
by TV News Desk - July 24, 2014

In the final episode of ian, hold onto your hats, partners. ian imagines himself the hero of an old spaghetti western and takes on The Black Cowboy, Beautiful: The Carole King Musical's Jake Epstein (TV: Degrassi, The Next Generation), to defend a beautiful damsel in distress (Sarah Schenkkan (National Tour: Wicked). Wearing a hat as big as his...honor, ian's courage is challenged like never before in the greatest showdown of his life. It's nerd vs. cowboy. Whose gun is bigger? Click below to watch the episode! (more...)
BEAUTIFUL Looking for British Actress to Play Carole King for West End RunBEAUTIFUL Looking for British Actress to Play Carole King for West End Run
by BWW News Desk - July 10, 2014

As BroadwayWorld reported in May, BEAUTIFUL: THE CAROLE KING MUSICAL will hit the West End's Aldwych Theatre in early 2015, and the Daily Mail writes that 'a British actress is being sought to portray Carole'. (more...)
Special Holiday Performance Added for the 'Must-See' hit BEAUTIFULSpecial Holiday Performance Added for the 'Must-See' hit BEAUTIFUL
by Contests - Broadway - July 4, 2014

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Gerry Goffin, Carole King's Songwriting Partner and Former Husband, Passes Away at 75Gerry Goffin, Carole King's Songwriting Partner and Former Husband, Passes Away at 75
by BWW News Desk - June 19, 2014

Gerald 'Gerry' Goffin, the legendary lyricist who, with songwriting partner (and first wife) Carole King, was responsible for some of the greatest popular hits of the 20th Century, died at his home of natural causes early this morning, Thursday, June 19, 2014. The announcement was made by his wife Michele Goffin. (more...)
Photo Coverage: Actors' Equity Association Presents BEAUTIFUL Ensemble ACCA Award for Outstanding Broadway ChorusPhoto Coverage: Actors' Equity Association Presents BEAUTIFUL Ensemble ACCA Award for Outstanding Broadway Chorus
by Walter McBride - June 18, 2014

Actors' Equity Association ('AEA' or Equity) just presented Beautiful - The Carole King Musical with the eighth annual 'ACCA' Award for Outstanding Broadway Chorus. Presented by Equity's Advisory Committee on Chorus Affairs (ACCA), the ACCA Award is the only industry accolade of its kind to honor the distinctive talents and contributions made by the original chorus members of a Broadway musical. (more...)
BEAUTIFUL Receives Actors' Equity's 8th Annual ACCA Award for Outstanding Broadway ChorusBEAUTIFUL Receives Actors' Equity's 8th Annual ACCA Award for Outstanding Broadway Chorus
by BWW News Desk - June 11, 2014

Actors' Equity Association ("AEA" or Equity) today announced that Beautiful - The Carole King Musical will receive the eighth annual "ACCA" Award for Outstanding Broadway Chorus. Presented by Equity's Advisory Committee on Chorus Affairs (ACCA), the ACCA Award is the only industry accolade of its kind to honor the distinctive talents and contributions made by the original chorus members of a Broadway musical. (more...)
BWW TV: Best Leading Actress Jessie Mueller Reacts to Her Tony Win!BWW TV: Best Leading Actress Jessie Mueller Reacts to Her Tony Win!
by BroadwayWorld TV - June 9, 2014

As BroadwayWorld reported last night, Jessie Mueller won the 2014 Tony Award for Best Performance by an Actress in a Leading Role in a Musical for BEAUTIFUL- THE CAROLE KING MUSICAL. BroadwayWorld's own Richard Ridge was in the press room to catch up with the winner on what the award means to her - hear what Mueller had to say below! (more...)
BEAUTIFUL's Jessie Mueller Wins Tony for Best Actress in a MusicalBEAUTIFUL's Jessie Mueller Wins Tony for Best Actress in a Musical
by BWW Special Coverage - June 8, 2014

Jessie Mueller won the 2014 Tony Award for Best Performance by an Actress in a Leading Role in a Musical for BEAUTIFUL: THE CAROLE KING MUSICAL. Jessie Mueller was nominated for a Tony Award in 2012 for her performance in On a Clear Day You Can See Forever. (more...)
BEAUTIFUL's Brian Ronan Wins Best Sound Design of a Musical TonyBEAUTIFUL's Brian Ronan Wins Best Sound Design of a Musical Tony
by BWW Special Coverage - June 8, 2014

Beautiful - The Carole King Musical's Brian Ronan has won the 2014 Tony Award for Best Sound Design of a Musical. Ronan has designed the sound for over twenty five Broadway shows. Some recent designs include Annie, Bring It On, Nice Work (Tony nomination), Book of Mormon (Tony), Anything Goes (Tony nomination, Drama Desk), American Idiot, Promises Promises, Next to Normal(Tony nomination), Grease, Curtains, Spring Awakening, Grey Gardens, Pajama Game, All Shook Up, 12 Angry Men, The Tale of the Allergist's Wife, Charlie Brown, Cabaret. (more...)
Tony Winners Cyndi Lauper and Harvey Fierstein Tribute BEAUTIFUL With Rendition of 'Natural Woman'Tony Winners Cyndi Lauper and Harvey Fierstein Tribute BEAUTIFUL With Rendition of 'Natural Woman'
by BWW News Desk - June 5, 2014

BEAUTIFUL - THE CAROLE KING MUSICAL's Facebook page just posted a hilarious and heartwarming tribute to King's '(You Make Me Feel Like) A Natural Woman' straight from last year's Tony winners for Best Musical, the creators of KINKY BOOTS -- Cyndi Lauper and Harvey Fierstein. Watch their rendition here! (more...)
In the Spotlight Series: In the Tonys Photo Booth with Nominee Doug McGrathIn the Spotlight Series: In the Tonys Photo Booth with Nominee Doug McGrath
by Walter McBride - June 5, 2014

Below you can check out photos of Doug McGrath, nominated for Best Book of a Musical for Beautiful, in the BroadwayWorld.com series 'In the Spotlight' by acclaimed photographer Walter McBride! (more...)
BWW TV Exclusive: Meet the 2014 Tony Nominees- BEAUTIFUL's Anika Larsen Feels Like She Won the Broadway Lottery!BWW TV Exclusive: Meet the 2014 Tony Nominees- BEAUTIFUL's Anika Larsen Feels Like She Won the Broadway Lottery!
by BroadwayWorld TV - June 5, 2014

Today we continue our Tonys coverage with Anika Larsen, a nominee for Best Featured Actress in a Musical for Beautiful, who chats about why she feels like she wone the Broadway lottery, why the show is the best gig of her life, and more. Check out what he had to say below! (more...)

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