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Aldwych Theatre
Opened February 2015.  Douglas McGrath, Carole King, Gerry Goffin, Barry Mann, Cynthia Weil
‘OUT OF CONTROL AMAZING!’ The Wall Street Journal on the Broadway Production of Beautiful

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.

BEAUTIFUL is the untold story of her journey from school girl to superstar; from her relationship with husband and song-writing partner Gerry Goffin, their close friendship and playful rivalry with fellow song-writing duo Barry Mann and Cynthia Weil, to her remarkable rise to stardom.

Along the way, she became one of the most successful solo acts in popular music history, and wrote the soundtrack to a generation.

Katie Brayben as Carole King - Winner of the 2015 BEST ACTRESS IN A MUSICAL Olivier Award

Lorna Want as Cynthia Weil - Winner of the 2015 BEST SUPPORTING ACTRESS IN A MUSICAL Olivier Award