This show made its world premiere at the Curran Theatre in San Francisco September 24, 2013. The show then moved to New York and began Broadway previews Nov 21, 2013, and made its official Broadway debut on Jan. 12, 2014. The show's success earned it a national tour that began in September 2015. Beautiful The Carole King Musical tells the story of the genesis of Carole King's songwriting career as well as her love life and marriage to her songwriting partner, Gerry Goffin.
Will You Love Me Tomorrow?
Beautiful The Carole King Musical's initial Broadway run ended Oct 27, 2019. The show has been recognized with multiple award nominations and wins. It was Tony Award-nominated for Best Musical, Best Book of a Musical, Best Performance By An Actor In A Featured Role In A Musical, Best Performance By An Actress in a Featured Role in a Musical and Best Orchestrations. It won Tony Awards for Best Sound Design of a Musical and Best Performance by an Actress in a Leading Role in a Musical. The show also won Drama Desk Awards for Outstanding Featured Actress in a Musical, Outstanding Sound Design in a Musical and Outstanding Actress In A Musical.
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Where can I see Beautiful The Carole King Musical in Chicago?
Beautiful The Carole King Musical tours throughout the United States. When the show comes to Chicago, it is often presented at the Cadillac Palace Theatre, where many Broadway productions visit on tour.
What is the age recommendation to see this show?
The production is recommended for viewers aged 11 and older. The show does not contain profane language, but it does deal with some adult themes that include infidelity and drug use. Additionally, the show has a running time of two hours and 30 minutes. Younger viewers may not be able to maintain focus throughout the entire show and could cause a distraction to other audience members or the cast.
Who is on the cast?
The Beautiful The Carole King Musical tour cast includes Kennedy Caughell as Carole King, James D. Gish as Gerry Goffin, Kathryn Boswell as Cynthia Weil and James Michael Lambert as Barry Mann. The cast also features Matt Loehr, Nick Moulton, Kevin Hack, Edwin Bates and Danielle Bowen. As is the case with all live theater, the cast can vary from performance to performance. No cast member is guaranteed to perform on any specific Chicago date.
Who wrote the music for Beautiful The Carole King Musical?
Much of the songs featured in the musical were written by Carole King and Gerry Goffin. These include "Some Kind of Wonderful," "Take Good Care of My Baby," "Will You Love Me Tomorrow," "It Might as Well Rain Until September" and "Pleasant Valley Sunday." The show also includes songs that were written by other writers, these include "Happy Days Are Here Again," written by Milton Ager and Jack Yellen, "You've Lost That Lovin' Feeling," written by Barry Mann, Phil Spector and Cynthia Weil as well as "He's Sure the Boy I Love," by Barry Mann and Cynthia Weil.
What other productions will fans of Beautiful The Carole King Musical enjoy?
This production is classified as a 'jukebox' musical because it uses the subject's work to tell the story of her life. Jersey Boys is similar because it uses The Four Seasons music, among others, to tell the story of the band. Fans of strong female characters, like Carole King, may also enjoy the musical production of Waitress. Both shows feature a female character that finds the strength to leave her dysfunctional marriage and find happiness.Back to Top