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Beautiful - the Carole King Musical


Musical which tells the story of Carole King, the chart-topping music legend who was an ordinary girl with an extraordinary talent.

Overview


Genre: Musical

Director:
Josh Prince

Author:
Douglas McGrath (book)

Production:
Sony/ATV Music Publishing - Producer/MusicPublisher Jeffrey A. Sine - Producer Paul Blake - Producer Richard A. Smith - Producer Mike Bosner - Producer Jeremiah J. harris - Producer

Music:

Gerry Goffin

Carole King

Barry Mann

Cynthia Weil


Lyrics:

Gerry Goffin

Carole King

Barry Mann

Cynthia Weil


Running time: 2hrs 30mins

Age suitability:
11+

Synopsis


Carole King, the chart-topping music legend, was an ordinary girl with an extraordinary talent.


She fought her way into the record industry as a teenager and sold her first hit, ‘Will You Love Me Tomorrow’, when she was just seventeen. By the time she was twenty she was writing number ones for the biggest acts in rock ‘n’ roll, including the Drifters, The Shirelles, Aretha Franklin and the Monkees.


But her greatest challenge was to find her own voice and finally step into the spotlight.


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Theatre


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Postal address:
49 Aldwych
London WC2B 4DF

Box office tel: 0845 200 7981

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Dates


Previews from: Tuesday 10 February 2015

Press night: -

Closes: Saturday 5 August 2017

Performance days & times


Evening:
Monday ‑ 7‑30pm Tuesday ‑ 7‑30pm Wednesday ‑ 7‑30pm Thursday ‑ 7‑30pm Friday ‑ 7‑30pm Saturday ‑ 7‑30pm

Intervals:1

Matinee:

Thursday - 2-30pm

Saturday - 2-30pm


Intervals:1

Tickets


Standard:

Monday – Thursday: £15, £32.50, £42.50, £52.50, £67.50


Friday / Saturday: £15, £32.50, £42.50, £52.50, £69.50 / £72.50 


Premium tickets are available, please enquire when booking.


Concessions:

Groups 10+

£39.50

Valid Monday – Thursday performances.


School Rates

£25 on Price Band B (£52.50) - Valid Tuesday & Wednesday performances.


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Cast


Katie Brayben - Carole King

Cassidy Janson - Carole King (from 30 Nov 2015)

Alan Morrissey - Gerry Goffin

Lorna Want - Cynthia Weil

Ian Mcintosh - Barry Mann

Glynis Barber - Genie Klein

Diane Keen - Genie Klein (from 30 Nov 2015)

Gary Trainor - Don Kirshner


Ensemble:

Vivien Carter

Ed Currie

Oliver Lidert

Fela lufadeju

Tanya Nicole-Edwards

Terel Nugent

Jay Perry

Tanisha L Spring

Danielle Steers

Lucy St. Louis

Dylan Turner

Joanna Woodward


Swing:

Andy Coxon

Jason Denton

Michael Anthony Duke

Joel Harper-Jackson

Rosie Heath

Aisha Jawando

Hannah Jay-Allan

Leigh Lothian


Creatives


Director: Josh Prince
Set designer: Derek McLan
Costume designer: Peter Kaczorowski
Musical direction: Jason Howland, Steve Sidwell - Orchestrator/Vocal & Incidental Music Arranger
Choreography: Derek Mclane
Lighting: Brian Ronan
Sound: Charles G. Lapointe
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