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Since opening on Broadway in 2014, Beautiful: The Carole King Musical has charmed audiences and critics alike, winning the Grammy Award for Best Musical Theater Album. Following singer-songwriter Carole King’s remarkable journey from a teenager with a dream to an inductee of the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame, this thrilling musical plays at the Stephen Sondheim Theatre.

Beautiful documents the story behind some of pop culture’s biggest hits. From “You’ve Got a Friend” to “Natural Woman”, Carole King’s music has been the soundtrack to every decade since the 60s. She wrote her first hit, “Will You Still Love Me Tomorrow?” at just 17, with long-time partner Gerry Goffin. The musical delves into the woman behind the success, as she transforms from a shy girl from Brooklyn to a powerful collaborative artist whose songs have been recorded by over 1,000 musicians.

From June 27 to September 1, Grammy Award winning singer-songwriter Vanessa Carlton will make her Broadway debut as Carole King.. She is joined by Evan Todd (Heathers the musical) as Gerry Goffin, Kara Lindsay (Wicked, Newsies) as Cynthia Weil, and Ben Jacoby (The Phantom of the Opera) as Barry Mann.

Featuring a book by Douglas McGrath (Checkers, Bullets over Broadway) and music and lyrics from the Carole King, Gerry Goffin, Barry Mann and Cynthia Weil, Beautiful is directed by Marc Bruni (Pipe Dream, Nerds). The creative team also includes Outer Critics Circle nominated choreographer Josh Prince (Shrek, The Musical) and scenic designer Derek McLane (33 Variations).

Following her life and career from first hit to the chart-topping solo album Tapestry in 1971, Beautiful: The Carole King Musical at the Stephen Sondheim Theatre is a joyous celebration of one of music’s biggest legends.

Important information

Playing at: Stephen Sondheim Theatre, 124 W 43rd St, New York, NY 10036

Performance dates: 04 Jan 2020 - 05 Jan 2020

Running time: 2 hours 30 minutes (including intermission)

Age recommendation: Recommended 11+

Special notice: Fans of pop music from the 1960s to today will definitely want to grab tickets for Beautiful: The Carole King Musical on Broadway. With plenty of well-loved songs and an entertaining story that takes us behind the scenes of the music industry, this jukebox musical is also a great option for those wanting a fun night out at the theater.

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Great musical with the music me and my mom grew up with. The cast was great, the sets and costumes did a good job depicting the different... More

KathleenCasaceli 5"4, 62 reviews, 1 helpful vote

Great show, showcasing the music of our time. I would say Beautiful is one of the best jukebox musical I've seen. Star Melissa Benoist... More

KathleenCasaceli 5"4, 62 reviews, 1 helpful vote

One of the finest shows on Broadway. Amazing songs and an incredibly talented cast. I’ve seen it many times in London, and then Broadway... More

emgrace 5ft4, 53 reviews, 3 helpful votes

2nd time seeing the show and loved it just as much as the first time. Experienced it from the front row and last row and both were... More

alysonp 12 reviews, 0 helpful votes


mapi 34 reviews, 6 helpful votes

I am not someone who enjoys biomusicals/jukebox musicals, but I loved this show. It has a lot of heart and it is very well written.... More

camilaviola 29 reviews, 0 helpful votes


theatrelover13 35 reviews, 0 helpful votes

Probably one of my favorite bio-musicals, though like all bio-musicals falls into a trap of predictability and audience members going... More

LastMidnight 5’8”, 2 reviews, 0 helpful votes

This is a fantastic show. It's incredible how Carole King transcended all genres of music and made such a huge impact in a male-dominated... More

CK5689 5'6", 8 reviews, 0 helpful votes
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