Friday, 17 October 2014

Beautiful - The Carole King Musical announces full West End cast

Full casting has been announced for the West End premiere of Beautiful - The Carole King Musical.

Joining Katie Brayben (pictured right) as Carole King is Ian McIntosh as song-writer Barry Mann. McIntosh’s theatre credits include: alternate Deco in The Commitments (Palace Theatre), alternate Drew in Rock of Ages (Shaftesbury/Garrick) and Hair (European Tour).

As previously announced, the leading cast members also include Alan Morrissey as King’s husband and song-writing partner Gerry Goffin, Lorna Want as song-writer Cynthia Weil, Glynis Barber as Genie Klein, King’s mother and Gary Trainor as music publisher and producer Don Kirshner.

Vivien Carter, Ed Currie, Oliver Lidert, Fela Lufadeju, Tanya Nicole-Edwards, Terel Nugent , Jay Perry, Tanisha Spring, Lucy St. Louis, Danielle Steers, Dylan Turner and Joanna Woodwood will play iconic musical performers and band members of the era.

Ensemble members are Andy Coxon, Jason Denton, Michael Anthony Duke, Joel Harper-Jackson, Rosie Heath, Aisha Jawando, Hannah Jay-Allan and Leigh Lothian.

The show opens at the Aldwych Theatre on 24th February 2015 (previews from 10th February) and is currently booking until 13th June 2015.

Photo Credit: Craig Sugden

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