Beautiful: The Carole King Musical

Beautiful: The Carole King Musical Theatre breaks

About the show

Beautiful: The Carole King Musical is the biographical musical of the legendary singer-songwriter Carole King. After opening on Broadway in January 2014, there has been immense anticipation about its West End transfer. The wait is over. The unbelievable back catalogue of songs that King has written, co-written and performed has lead music critics to identify her as one of the most successful female songwriters of the 20th century. Beautiful: The Carole King Musical has won two Tony Awards (with seven nominations) and three Drama Desk Awards (with six nominations), as well as receiving unbelievable audience feedback (just look at its Tripadvisor reviews).

On a Beautiful: The Carole King Musical theatre break, you will see the story from the start, with King working in the Brill Building (famous for housing the offices of record companies) as a shy teenager who begins to write songs and explore her abilities. The story runs through her troubled but artistically productive relationship with Gerry Goffin and her road to international stardom. A Beautiful: The Carole King Musical theatre break gives you the chance to see a huge array of hits performed in a dramatic and moving style by hugely talented stage actors.

What to expect from Beautiful: The Carole King Musical

Beautiful: The Carole King Musical features an amazing array of songs, including ‘It’s Too Late’, ‘The Loco-Motion’, ‘ I Feel the Earth Move’ and, of course, ‘Beautiful’. On a Beautiful theatre break, Carole King fans get a chance to hear all their favourite songs performed by an exceptionally talented cast, while learning more of the story behind this prolific artist. For those who know much less about Carole King, you will find an enthralling storyline and a long list of hits that you somehow know the words to!

You can book a Beautiful: The Carole King Musical theatre break complete with show tickets, a hotel stay and breakfast the next morning. Our list of London hotels has been carefully chosen to ensure that your West End theatre break is good value and luxuriously comfortable. You can also book discounted rail tickets to ensure that your Beautiful: The Carole King Musical theatre trip is hassle free.

Reviews of Beautiful: The Carole King Musical

"It’s a funny kind of musical in which the leading performance feels like a massive redeeming feature, rather than part and parcel of what makes the show special." - Telegraph

"The actress gives a wonderfully endearing performance that seems to soar beyond mere impersonation." - Independent

"Although the absence of a big name may hamper its chances, Brayben feels like a star in the making." - Standard

Interesting facts about Beautiful: The Carole King Musical

  • Carole King’s debut solo album Tapestry stayed top of the US charts for 15 weeks, a record held for 20 years, until Whitney Houston’s soundtrack to The Bodyguard.
  • Carole King was high school friends with Paul Simon.
  • On Broadway, award winning musical star Jessie Mueller plays Carole King and has received a Tony Award, a Drama Desk Award and critical acclaim for her performances.

Children

Suitable for ages 11+

Tips for booking a cheap Beautiful: The Carole King Musical Break

Though there’s no discounts available yet, booking early is key to make the most of cheap tickets for Beautiful: The Carole King Musical. Go for the front Upper Circle if you’re over about 5’4” as there’s a safety rail you’ll see over easily, or try to hit row K for a surprisingly good view at the back.

Performances

Monday to Saturday at 7.30pm

Thursday and Saturday at 2.30pm

Running time - 2 hrs 30 mins

Booking until - 05/08/2017

Aldwych Theatre

Aldwych
Covent GardenLondon
WC2B 4DF

Nearest tube - Covent Garden & Holborn

Seating information - The theatre is split into 3 tiers: the Stalls are at the ground level, with the Dress Circle on the 1st floor and the Grand Circle at the top.

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