“After this unprecedented live theater hiatus, we are thrilled to have Beautiful back on the road to once again bring joy and music to audiences across North America for the sixth season of touring,” said producer Paul Blake. “We are honored that over five million viewers worldwide have been entertained by our celebration of Carole’s story and her timeless music.”
Since the tour launched in September 2015, “Beautiful” has played 1,586 performances in 160 cities in 204 weeks to nearly 2.7 million viewers. For more information and a video preview, visit www.BeautifulOnBroadway.com.
“Beautiful features are an array of beloved songs written by Gerry Goffin/Carole King and Barry Mann/Cynthia Weil.
By the time the production retires, it will have played 60 previews and 2,418 regular performances, surpassing the original production of Annie and the landmark 1998 revival of Cabaret to become the 27th longest-running musical (and the second longest running ‘bio-musical’ show in Broadway history. On Broadway, the show has been seen by nearly 2.2 million viewers (including, very famously, King herself) and is the most oldest and most profitable in the history of the Stephen Sondheim Theatre.
Long before she was Carole King, chart-topping music legend, she was Carol Klein, a passionate and daring Brooklyn girl. She worked her way into the recording industry as a teenager and, by the time she reached her twenties, had the husband of her dreams and a thriving career writing hits for the biggest rock bands. ‘n’ roll. But it wasn’t until her personal life started to crack that she was finally able to find her true voice. Beautiful tells the true and inspiring story of King’s remarkable rise to stardom, from being part of a successful songwriting team with her husband Gerry Goffin, to her relationship with fellow writers and best friends Cynthia Weil and Barry Mann, to become one of the most successful solos. acts in the history of popular music. Along the way, she’s done more than beautiful music, she’s written the soundtrack for a generation. Beautiful features a stunning array of beloved songs written by Gerry Goffin/Carole King and Barry Mann/Cynthia Weil, including “I Feel The Earth Move”, “One Fine Day”, “(You Make Me Feel Like) A Natural Woman », “You’ve Got A Friend” and the title track.