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Beautiful confirms final West End performance

Beautiful - The Carole King Musical will complete its run at London's Aldwych Theatre on 5 August 2017.

Beautiful – The Carole King Musical will complete its run at London’s Aldwych Theatre on 5 August 2017.

Following the final performance, Beautiful will then tour across the UK, opening in Bradford on 9 September 2017.

The musical, based on the early life and career of the legendary singer and songwriter Carole King, premiered in Broadway in January 2014 at the Stephen Sondheim Theatre which is still calls home.

It premiered in London in February 2015, having twice welcomed Carole King herself during that time. The Olivier, Tony and Grammy Award winning production witnessed King perform You’ve Got A Friend, welcomed by a standing ovation on both occasions.

Beautiful – The Carole King Musical 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 music history, and wrote the soundtrack to a generation.

The West End cast comprises Cassidy Janson in the title role, Matthew Seadon-Young as King’s husband and song-writing partner Gerry Goffin, Stephanie McKeon as song-writer Cynthia Weil, Ian McIntosh as song-writer Barry Mann, Joseph Prouse as music publisher and producer Donnie Kirshner and Barbara Drennan as King’s mother Genie Klein.

They are joined by Gavin Alex, Georgie Ashford, Koko Basigara, Tsemaye Bob-Egbe, Ashford Campbell, Treyc Cohen, Natasha Cottriall, Michael Duke, Matthew Gonsalves, Jammy Kasongo, Leigh Lothian and Earl R. Perkins who play iconic musical performers and band members of the era and swings Derek Aidoo, Rosie Heath, Dominic Hodson, Emma Louise Jones, Jessica Joslin, Vicki Manser, David O’Mahony and Jaime Tait.

Beautiful – The Carole King Musical is booking now until the 5 August 2017. Don’t miss your last chance to catch it in the West End, with tickets available through Ticketmaster.co.uk.

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