About the show
The tale of a chart-topping legend, Beautiful – The Carole King Musical is one of London’s hottest tickets.
Premiering in San Francisco in 2013, Beautiful – The Carole King Musical opened in London to critical acclaim in February 2015. The tale of a schoolgirl who fights her way into the record industry, Beautiful follows Carole’s journey from teenage songwriter to superstar solo artist.
The untold story of Carole, who wrote hits for some of rock and roll’s biggest acts including The Drifters, Aretha Franklin and The Monkees, the musical delves into her private life. The award-winning Beautiful cast explore the tumultuous relationship between Carole and her husband and song-writing partner Gerry Goffin, and uncovers their playful rivalry with fellow song-writing duo Barry Mann and Cynthia Weil.
With her 1971 number one album Tapestry winning four Grammy awards and staying in the charts for nearly six years, King has been inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame. The show features hits including I Feel the Earth Move, (You Make Me Feel) Like a Natural Woman, You’ve Got a Friend, Will You Love Me Tomorrow and many more.
Carole King visits the cast of Beautiful
Cassidy Janson leads the cast of Beautiful – The Carole King Musical in the title role. Original cast member Lorna Want plays Cynthia Weil. Want won an Olivier Award for her performance in 2015 when the show first opened. Matthew Seadon-Young plays Gerry Goffin, with Ian McIntosh as Barry Mann.
Critics have loved the show with radio DJ Tony Blackburn describing it as, “The amazing story of the songwriting talents of Carole King told through laughter and tears, with hit song after hit song. I enjoyed every minute!”
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