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Broadway Debut. National Tour: Cameron Mackintosh's re-imagined, 25th anniversary production of The Phantom of the Opera (Raoul, original cast). Regional credits include: Sense and Sensibility (Milwaukee Rep.), Love’s Labour’s Lost (Shakespeare Theatre of New Jersey), South Pacific, 9 to 5 ... (read complete bio)
 

Bio:
Broadway Debut. National Tour: Cameron Mackintosh's re-imagined, 25th anniversary production of The Phantom of the Opera (Raoul, original cast). Regional credits include: Sense and Sensibility (Milwaukee Rep.), Love’s Labour’s Lost (Shakespeare Theatre of New Jersey), South Pacific, 9 to 5 ... (read complete bio)
Chris Pine to Star As Walter Cronkite in NEWSFLASH Photo Chris Pine to Star As Walter Cronkite in NEWSFLASH
by Kaitlin Milligan - Nov 7, 2019

Greg Silverman's Stampede announced today that Alfonso Gomez-Rejon (THE CURRENT WAR: DIRECTOR'S CUT, ME AND EARL AND THE DYING GIRL) will direct the feature film NEWSFLASH.  Chris Pine (WONDER WOMAN 1984; HELL OR HIGH WATER; STAR TREK) is confirmed to star as Walter Cronkite. Production will begin in February 2020 in New York City. 

Photo Coverage: BEAUTIFUL Ends its Six-Year Run on Broadway Photo Photo Coverage: BEAUTIFUL Ends its Six-Year Run on Broadway
by Genevieve Rafter Keddy - Oct 28, 2019

Beautiful: The Carole King Musical ended its Broadway run yesterday, October 27th, 2019, after having played 60 preview and 2,418 regular performances, surpassing the original production of Annie and the landmark 1998 revival of Cabaret to become the 27th longest-running musical (and the 2nd longest running 'bio-musical') in Broadway history.

BWW Interview: Ben Jacoby in AS YOU LIKE IT at The Shakespeare Theatre of NJ through  Photo BWW Interview: Ben Jacoby in AS YOU LIKE IT at The Shakespeare Theatre of NJ through 9/29
by Marina Kennedy - Sep 20, 2019

Broadwayworld.com enjoyed the opportunity to interview Ben Jacoby who plays Orlando in 'As You Like It' currently being performed through 9/29 at The Shakespeare Theatre of New Jersey in Madison.

BWW Review: AS YOU LIKE IT at The Shakespeare Theatre of New Jersey Charms Photo BWW Review: AS YOU LIKE IT at The Shakespeare Theatre of New Jersey Charms
by Marina Kennedy - Sep 18, 2019

The Shakespeare Theater of New Jersey welcomes the fall season with a show that is a real crowd pleaser. William Shakespeare's treasured romantic comedy, 'As You Like It' is now being performed through September 29. The show features excellent direction with clever touches by Paul Mullins and a cast that is ideal in their roles.

The Shakespeare Theatre Of New Jersey Presents William Shakespeare's AS YOU LIKE IT Photo The Shakespeare Theatre Of New Jersey Presents William Shakespeare's AS YOU LIKE IT
by Alexa Criscitiello - Sep 3, 2019

The Shakespeare Theatre of New Jersey (STNJ) continues its 57th season, entitled Incredible Journeys, with William Shakespeare's As You Like It. Directed by long-time company member Paul Mullins, this timeless love story with a witty heroine at its center, has captivated audiences for centuries. 

VIDEO: BEAUTIFUL Celebrates International Day of Friendship With 'You've Got a Friend Photo VIDEO: BEAUTIFUL Celebrates International Day of Friendship With 'You've Got a Friend' Music Video
by Linnae Medeiros - Jul 30, 2019

The hit musical Beautiful is celebrating International Day of Friendship with a special music video for the production's iconic song 'You've Got a Friend' featuring cast members from the show around the world, as well as the woman who inspired it all: Carole King. Check out the full video!

Breaking: BEAUTIFUL: THE CAROLE KING MUSICAL Announces Broadway Closing Date Photo Breaking: BEAUTIFUL: THE CAROLE KING MUSICAL Announces Broadway Closing Date
by Alan Henry - Jul 17, 2019

BroadwayWorld has learned that Beautiful: The Carole King Musical will end its Broadway run this fall. BEAUTIFUL began performances at the Stephen Sondheim Theatre on Nov. 21, 2013, and officially opened on Jan. 12, 2014. So, by the time the beloved musical ends its run, it will have run on Broadway for nearly six years.

Photo Coverage: Vanessa Carlton Makes Her Broadway Debut in BEAUTIFUL Photo Photo Coverage: Vanessa Carlton Makes Her Broadway Debut in BEAUTIFUL
by Monroe George - Jun 28, 2019

Three-time Grammy Award¬ģ nominated singersongwriter Vanessa Carlton is making her Broadway debut this summer as Carole King in the hit musical Beautiful - The Carole King Musical. Carlton began performances last night, Thursday, June 27 at the Stephen Sondheim Theatre (124 West 43rd Street) for a 10-week run in the Tony¬ģ, Olivier¬ģ, and Grammy Award-winning smash hit.

Meet The Current Broadway Cast of BEAUTIFUL: THE CAROLE KING MUSICAL! Photo Meet The Current Broadway Cast of BEAUTIFUL: THE CAROLE KING MUSICAL!
by Alexa Criscitiello - Jun 15, 2019

Check out the latest cast of Drifters, Shirelles, and music industry legends that make up the company of Beautiful: The Carole King Musical!

GLIMPSES OF THE MOON Celebrates 10th Anniversary With An Industry Reading Photo GLIMPSES OF THE MOON Celebrates 10th Anniversary With An Industry Reading
by Stephi Wild - Feb 27, 2019

Marc Bruni (Beautiful) will direct an industry reading of Glimpses of the Moon, a sparkling romantic musical based on one of Edith Wharton's rare comedies, Monday, March 11th, 6PM at the Players Club on Gramercy Park. In celebration of the 10-year anniversary of the premiere, this reading is an opportunity for producers and audiences to fall in love with this romantic and funny, 6 character, 90-minute musical.

VIDEO: The Cast of BEAUTIFUL Performs a Medley of Carole King Hits on THE VIEW Photo VIDEO: The Cast of BEAUTIFUL Performs a Medley of Carole King Hits on THE VIEW
by Stage Tube - Feb 18, 2019

The cast of 'Beautiful: The Carole King Musical,' stopped by 'The View' on Monday to perform a medley of Carole King hits.

Wake Up With BWW 1/31: Tony Yazbeck in THE SCARLET PIMPERNEL, and More! Photo Wake Up With BWW 1/31: Tony Yazbeck in THE SCARLET PIMPERNEL, and More!
by Stephi Wild - Jan 31, 2019

Good morning, BroadwayWorld! It's almost Friday! Power through the end of your week by checking in with the latest Broadway news!

Abby Mueller and  Ben Jacoby Will Lead THE LAST FIVE YEARS in Montana Photo Abby Mueller and Ben Jacoby Will Lead THE LAST FIVE YEARS in Montana
by Stephi Wild - Jan 30, 2019

The Warren Miller Performing Arts Center (Executive Director John Zirkle) in Big Sky Montana announced today it will present a limited engagement of Jason Robert Brown's award-winning musical THE LAST FIVE YEARS, directed by Jason McDowell-Green and starring Abby Mueller as Cathy and Ben Jacoby as Jamie. Mueller and Jacoby were recently seen together on Broadway in Beautiful: The Carole King Musical, where the pair starred as Carole and Gerry Goffin, King's first husband.

Photo Flash: Carole King Surprises the Cast of BEAUTIFUL With a Performance and Curta Photo Photo Flash: Carole King Surprises the Cast of BEAUTIFUL With a Performance and Curtain Call
by Stephi Wild - Jan 13, 2019

Yesterday, rock and roll icon Carole King surprised the audience at Beautiful, by taking the stage of the Stephen Sondheim Theatre as the hit musical celebrates its fifth anniversary on Broadway. Check out photos of the iconic moment, plus backstage photos of King with the cast, below!

VIDEO: Carole King Surprises Audience at BEAUTIFUL and Performs as Herself Photo VIDEO: Carole King Surprises Audience at BEAUTIFUL and Performs as Herself
by Stephi Wild - Jan 13, 2019

Yesterday, rock and roll icon Carole King surprised the audience at Beautiful, by taking the stage of the Stephen Sondheim Theatre as the hit musical celebrates its fifth anniversary on Broadway.

Chilina Kennedy Returns to the Cast of BEAUTIFUL for Fifth Anniversary Photo Chilina Kennedy Returns to the Cast of BEAUTIFUL for Fifth Anniversary
by Julie Musbach - Dec 11, 2018

Chilina Kennedy will return to Beautiful - The Carole King Musical starting Thursday, January 3 as the production prepares to celebrate its fifth anniversary on Broadway.

BWW Blog: Some Kind of Wonderful Photo BWW Blog: Some Kind of Wonderful
by Student Blogger: Lea Passione - Oct 30, 2018

Hey Broadwayworld. Its Lea writing this blog while listening to "Let it Go" and "Monster" from Frozen simultaneously while not trying to scream like a crazy person because I love it so much but have yet to see it.

Photo Coverage: BEAUTIFUL Celebrates 2000 Performances On Broadway Photo Photo Coverage: BEAUTIFUL Celebrates 2000 Performances On Broadway
by Jennifer Broski - Oct 25, 2018

Last night, Beautiful: The Carole King Musical celebrated 2000 performances on Broadway! BroadwayWorld was there to celebrate the big day, and you can check out photos below!

Kate Reinders Joins the Cast of BEAUTIFUL as Cynthia Weil Photo Kate Reinders Joins the Cast of BEAUTIFUL as Cynthia Weil
by Julie Musbach - Oct 8, 2018

Kate Reinders will play Cynthia Weil in the Tony, Olivier, and Grammy Award-winning smash hit Beautiful - The Carole King Musical at the Stephen Sondheim Theatre starting Friday, October 19.

Abby Mueller Returns to BEAUTIFUL Following Melissa Benoist's Exit Photo Abby Mueller Returns to BEAUTIFUL Following Melissa Benoist's Exit
by Julie Musbach - Jul 23, 2018

Abby Mueller will return to the title role in Beautiful - The Carole King Musical at the Stephen Sondheim Theatre starting Tuesday, August 7.

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