“BEAUTIFUL – THE CAROLE KING MUSICAL” TO PERFORM LIVE ON ABC’S “DANCING WITH THE STARS”
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE, PLEASE
“BEAUTIFUL – THE CAROLE KING MUSICAL”
TO PERFORM LIVE ON ABC’S
“DANCING WITH THE STARS”
MONDAY, OCTOBER 1
NORTH AMERICAN TOUR STAR SARAH BOCKEL AND CAST
OF TONY® AND GRAMMY® AWARD-WINNING SMASH HIT
TO PERFORM “NATURAL WOMAN”
FOR CONTESTANTS MARY LOU RETTON AND SASHA FARBER
New York, NY (September 27, 2018) – The Tony®, Olivier®, and Grammy® Award-winning smash hit Beautiful – The Carole King Musical will perform live on Monday’s episode of ABC’s “Dancing with the Stars.” The cast of Beautiful lead by North American tour star Sarah Bockel will perform “Natural Woman” for contestants Mary Lou Retton and Sasha Farber as part of “Dancing with the Stars.” The wild popular program airs locally on WABC-7 at 8 PM ET.
With a book by Tony and Academy Award® nominee Douglas McGrath, direction by Marc Bruni, and choreography by Josh Prince, Beautiful features a stunning array of beloved songs written by Gerry Goffin/Carole King and Barry Mann/Cynthia Weil.
For five years, Beautiful, the Tony and Grammy Award-winning musical, has thrilled Broadway with the inspiring true story of one woman’s remarkable journey from teenage songwriter to the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame.
From the string of pop classics Ms. King wrote for the biggest acts in music to her own life-changing, chart-busting success with Tapestry, Beautiful takes you back to where it all began – and takes you on the ride of a lifetime.
Featuring over two dozen pop classics, including “You’ve Got a Friend,” “One Fine Day,” “Up on the Roof,” “You’ve Lost That Lovin’ Feeling,” “Will You Love Me Tomorrow,” and “Natural Woman,” this crowd pleasing international phenomenon is filled with the songs you remember – and a story you’ll never forget.
The Original Broadway Cast Recording of Beautiful – The Carole King Musical (Ghostlight Records), the 2015 Grammy Award winner for Best Musical Theater Album, is available on CD, digitally, and on vinyl.
The creative team of Beautiful also includes Derek McLane (Set Design), Alejo Vietti (Costume Design), Peter Kaczorowski (Lighting Design), Brian Ronan (Sound Design), Charles G. LaPointe (Wig and Hair Design), Steve Sidwell (Orchestrations and Music Arrangements), Jason Howland (Music Supervision), and John Miller (Music Coordination).
In addition to the North American Tour, Beautiful is preparing to celebrate its fifth anniversary on Broadway at the Stephen Sondheim Theatre.
Beautiful – The Carole King Musical is produced on Broadway by Paul Blake, Sony/ATV Music Publishing, Jeffrey A. Sine, Richard A. Smith, Mike Bosner, Harriet N. Leve/Elaine Krauss, Terry Schnuck, Orin Wolf, Patty Baker/Good Productions, Roger Faxon, Larry Magid, Kit Seidel, Lawrence S. Toppall, Fakston Productions/Mary Solomon, William Court Cohen, John Gore, BarLor Productions, Matthew C. Blank, Tim Hogue, Joel Hyatt, Marianne Mills, Michael J. Moritz, Jr., StylesFour Productions, Brunish/Trinchero, and Jeremiah J. Harris.
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