"Beautiful: The Carole King Musical" Celebrates 5 years on Broadway

Carole King surprised the audience and performed with the cast of "Beautiful: The Carole King Musical" as they celebrated the 5th anniversary of "Beautiful" on Broadway. 

Gayle King sat down with Carole for an interview on the set of the hit show on January 12, 2019, exactly 5 years from the very first performance.  The interview can be watched now at CBS Sunday Morning.

The award-winning musical is the inspiring true story of one woman's remarkable journey from teenage songwriter to the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame, featuring hit songs you will remember, and a story you will never forget.

"Beautiful" dates on Broadway and the North America Tour can be found at BeautifulonBroadway.  Additional productions previously included the UK, Australia, Japan and Canada. 

in 2014, after receiving 7 nominations,  "Beautiful" The Carole King Musical" was the proud recipent of two Tony awards - Jesse Mueller received the Tony Award for Best Performance by an Actress in a Leading Role in a Musical and Brian Ronan received the Tony Award for Best Sound Design of a Musical.

In 2015, "Beautiful" received a Grammy ® Award Winner for Best Musical Album of 2015.  Also in 2015, the UK production of "Beautiful" received 8 nominations for the prestigious Olivier Awards, British theater's most sought-after awards marking theatrical greatness, winning two.  Katie Brayben received Best Actress in a Musical and Lorna Want received Best Actress in a Supporting Role in a Musical.

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