A performance featuring hit music and an uplifting story introduces Carole King, an unknown girl from Brooklyn who wants to get into the record business. She struggles to break in but finally succeeds. Then her life accelerates as she and songwriting partner Gerry Goffin write hit after chart-topping hit.
As the hits for rock ’n’ roll’s biggest acts pile up, her love story with Goffin takes center stage. Just when everything appears perfect, she faces new challenges that threaten to destroy her career as well as her personal life. She confronts these troubles and turns them into a catalyst that launches her wildly successful performance career as a solo artist. As Carole rebuilds, she reaches new and even higher heights, leaving Brooklyn behind and becoming a pop legend with music that defined a generation.
Awards for Beautiful the Musical
Beautiful: The Carole King Musical won two Tony Awards in 2014 and a 2015 Grammy Award for Best Musical Theater Album. The show also won three Drama Desk Awards and two prestigious Olivier Awards in 2015.
The national tour of Beautiful the Musical brings the Tony Award-winning show to Seattle’s historic Paramount Theatre. This famous Seattle landmark provides an ideal setting to see Broadway shows, concerts, comedy events and other live performances. Located in the middle of downtown Seattle, visitors can easily get to the theater on foot for those staying locally, by car and via public transportation.
A musical based on an award-winning songwriter might not sound like an underdog story, but that is precisely the story of Carole King. Beautiful the Musical continues to win fans and more critical acclaim as it tours the country. Audiences will recognize many of the rock hits featured in the musical, including “I Feel The Earth Move,” “(You Make Me Feel Like) A Natural Woman” and “One Fine Day.” Critics rave about this must-see performance.
Beautiful: The Carole King Musical currently tours in select cities all across the United States. Check out the performance schedule and purchase tickets at StubHub.