Beautiful: The Carole King Musical

Musical - Original

Stephen Sondheim Theatre

  • First Preview: November 21, 2013
  • Opening Date: January 12, 2014
  • Closing Date: Currently Running
  • Previews: 60
  • Performances: 361 as of November 23, 2014

Music: Barry Mann, Carole King, Cynthia Weil, Gerry Goffin

Lyrics: Barry Mann, Carole King, Cynthia Weil, Gerry Goffin

Book: Douglas McGrath

Synopsis

Beautiful tells the story of Carole King’s remarkable rise to stardom, from being part of a hit songwriting team with her husband Gerry Goffin, to her relationship with fellow writers and best friends Cynthia Weil and Barry Mann, to becoming one of the most successful solo acts in popular music history.

 

Opening Night Cast · Current Cast

Jessie Mueller in Beautiful: The Carole King Musical Jessie Mueller Carole King
Jake Epstein in Beautiful: The Carole King Musical Jake Epstein Gerry Goffin
Anika Larsen in Beautiful: The Carole King Musical Anika Larsen Cynthia Weil
Jarrod Spector in Beautiful: The Carole King Musical Jarrod Spector Barry Mann
Jeb Brown in Beautiful: The Carole King Musical Jeb Brown Don Kirshner
Liz Larsen in Beautiful: The Carole King Musical Liz Larsen Genie Klein
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Opening Night Production Credits

  Douglas McGrath Book
  Gerry Goffin Words and Music
Carole King Carole King Words and Music
  Barry Mann Words and Music
  Cynthia Weil Words and Music
Marc Bruni Marc Bruni Director
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Videos (14)

 

Awards


Astaire Awards

Year Category Name Winner/Nominee
2014 Outstanding Choreographer of a Broadway Show Josh Prince Nominee

Drama Desk Award

Year Category Name Winner/Nominee
2014 Outstanding Actress in a Musical Jessie Mueller Winner
2014 Outstanding Book of a Musical Douglas McGrath Nominee
2014 Outstanding Featured Actress in a Musical Anika Larsen Winner
2014 Outstanding Musical   Nominee
2014 Outstanding Orchestrations Steve Sidwell Nominee
2014 Outstanding Sound Design of a Musical Brian Ronan Winner

Drama League

Year Category Name Winner/Nominee
2014 Distinguished Production of a Musical   Nominee

Outer Critics Circle

Year Category Name Winner/Nominee
2014 Outstanding Actress in a Musical Jessie Mueller Nominee
2014 Outstanding Book of a Musical Douglas McGrath Nominee
2014 Outstanding Featured Actor in a Musical Jarrod Spector Nominee
2014 Outstanding Featured Actress in a Musical Anika Larsen Nominee
2014 Outstanding New Broadway Musical   Nominee

Tony Award

Year Category Name Winner/Nominee
2014 Actress in a Musical Jessie Mueller Winner
2014 Best Musical   Nominee
2014 Book of a Musical Douglas McGrath Nominee
2014 Featured Actor in a Musical Jarrod Spector Nominee
2014 Featured Actress in a Musical Anika Larsen Nominee
2014 Orchestrations Steve Sidwell Nominee
2014 Sound Design of a Musical Brian Ronan Winner

Grosses

Week Ending Week # This Week Gross
Potential Gross
Diff $ Avg Ticket
Top Ticket
Seats Sold
Seats in Theatre
Perfs
(Prev)
% Cap
This Week
Diff %
Cap
Nov. 23, 2014 26 $1,279,198
$1,284,432
-$39,256 $160.42
$299.00
7974
1026
8
0
97.15% -3.02%
Nov. 16, 2014 25 $1,318,454
$1,284,432
-$12,375 $160.36
$299.00
8222
1026
8
0
100.17% 0.10%
Nov. 9, 2014 24 $1,330,829
$1,284,432
$296,854 $162.02
$299.00
8214
1026
8
0
100.07% 4.50%
Nov. 2, 2014 23 $1,033,975
$1,284,432
- $131.82
$299.00
7844
1026
8
0
95.57% -
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Totals

Last 4 Weeks
  $4,962,456
$5,137,728
  $153.65 32254
32832
32
0
98.24 %  
Cumulative
  $55,514,827
$61,313,252
  $133.98
$450.00
410828
431946
361
60
95.11 %  
 
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