Photo Flash: First Look at Matthew Seadon-Young, Barbara Drennan and Joseph Prouse in West End's BEAUTIFUL - THE CAROLE KING MUSICAL

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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!

With a cast of 26 and an orchestra of 12, the Olivier, Tony and Grammy award-winning show opened in the West End in February 2015 and earlier this year a further 200,000 new tickets were released for sale taking booking at the Aldwych Theatre to 22 July 2017.

Beautiful - The Carole King Musical is the untold story of her journey from school girl to superstar; from her relationship with husband and song-writing partner Gerry Goffin, their close friendship and playful rivalry with fellow song-writing duo Barry Mann and Cynthia Weil, to her remarkable rise to stardom. Along the way, she became one of the most successful solo acts in music history, and wrote the soundtrack to a generation.

The cast also includes Gavin Alex, Georgie Ashford, Koko Basigara, Tsemaye Bob-Egbe, Ashford Campbell, Treyc Cohen, Natasha Cottriall, Michael Duke, Matthew Gonsalves, Jammy Kasongo, Leigh Lothian and Earl R. Perkins who play iconic musical performers and band members of the era and swings Derek Aidoo, Rosie Heath, Dominic Hodson, Emma Louise Jones, Jessica Joslin, Vicki Manser, David O'Mahony and Jaime Tait.

Beautiful - The Carole King Musical is based on the early life and career of legendary singer/ songwriter Carole King and book by Douglas McGrath with words and music by Gerry Goffin, Carole King, Barry Mann and Cynthia Weil and is directed by Marc Bruni. Choreography is by Josh Prince with set designs by Derek McLane, costume designs by Alejo Vietti, lighting by Peter Kaczorowski and sound by Brian Ronan. Orchestrations and Music Arrangements are by Steve Sidwell.

Beautiful - The Carole King Musical features the Carole King classics including So Far Away, It Might as Well Rain Until September, Take Good Care of my Baby, Will You Love Me Tomorrow, Up on the Roof, Locomotion, One Fine Day, You've Got a Friend, (You Make Me Feel Like) A Natural Womanand I Feel the Earth Move, along with hits like You've Lost That Lovin' Feeling, On Broadway and Uptown from songwriters Barry Mann and Cynthia Weil.

Photo Credit: Brinkhoff and Moegenburg

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Photo Flash: First Look at Matthew Seadon-Young, Barbara Drennan and Joseph Prouse in West End's BEAUTIFUL - THE CAROLE KING MUSICAL
Cassidy Janson (Carole King)

Photo Flash: First Look at Matthew Seadon-Young, Barbara Drennan and Joseph Prouse in West End's BEAUTIFUL - THE CAROLE KING MUSICAL
Cassidy Janson (Carole King)

Photo Flash: First Look at Matthew Seadon-Young, Barbara Drennan and Joseph Prouse in West End's BEAUTIFUL - THE CAROLE KING MUSICAL
Cassidy Janson (Carole King) and Matthew Seadon-Young (Gerry Goffin)

Photo Flash: First Look at Matthew Seadon-Young, Barbara Drennan and Joseph Prouse in West End's BEAUTIFUL - THE CAROLE KING MUSICAL
Joseph Prouse (Don Kirshner), Ian McIntosh (Barry Mann), Lorna Want (Cynthia Weil) and Cassidy Janson (Carole King)

Photo Flash: First Look at Matthew Seadon-Young, Barbara Drennan and Joseph Prouse in West End's BEAUTIFUL - THE CAROLE KING MUSICAL
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Photo Flash: First Look at Matthew Seadon-Young, Barbara Drennan and Joseph Prouse in West End's BEAUTIFUL - THE CAROLE KING MUSICAL
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Photo Flash: First Look at Matthew Seadon-Young, Barbara Drennan and Joseph Prouse in West End's BEAUTIFUL - THE CAROLE KING MUSICAL
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Photo Flash: First Look at Matthew Seadon-Young, Barbara Drennan and Joseph Prouse in West End's BEAUTIFUL - THE CAROLE KING MUSICAL
The West End cast of BEAUTIFUL - THE Carole King MUSICAL

Photo Flash: First Look at Matthew Seadon-Young, Barbara Drennan and Joseph Prouse in West End's BEAUTIFUL - THE CAROLE KING MUSICAL
The West End cast of BEAUTIFUL - THE Carole King MUSICAL



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