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Kate Reinders

Kate Reinders debuts as Cynthia Weil in Beautiful: The Carole King Musical on Broadway

The beloved jukebox musical featuring the hits of Carole King continues its acclaimed Broadway run at the Stephen Sondheim Theatre.

Tom Millward
Tom Millward

Back "On Broadway"! Kate Reinders assumes the role of Cynthia Weil in the hit bio-musical Beautiful: The Carole King Musical at the Stephen Sondheim Theatre tonight. Previous cast member Kara Lindsay played her final performance in the role last Sunday evening, October 14.

Ms. Reinders has previously appeared on the Great White Way in Something Rotten!WickedGood Vibrations, and Gypsy, among others, and has also appeared in the national tour of The Sound of Music.

The current principal cast of Beautiful includes Abby Mueller (as Carole King), Kate Reinders (as Cynthia Weil), Evan Todd (as Gerry Goffin), Ben Jacoby (as Barry Mann), Paul Anthony Stewart (as Don Kirshner), and Tony Award nominee Liz Larsen (as Genie Klein).

Directed by Marc Bruni, Beautiful: The Carole King Musical features music by Carole King, Gerry Goffin, Barry Mann and Cynthia Weil, with a book by Douglas McGrath.

Beautiful: The Carole King Musical officially opened at the Stephen Sondheim Theatre on January 12, 2014, following previews from November 21, 2013.

Synopsis: "Beautiful charts the rise of the famous singer-songwriter as she goes from being Carol Klein, a simple girl from Brooklyn to an international recording artist. It shows her fighting her way into the record business as a teenager and, by the time she reached her twenties, had the husband of her dreams and a career writing hits for the biggest acts in rock 'n' roll."

The creative team features choreography by Josh Prince, scenic design by Derek McLane, costume design by Alejo Vietti, lighting design by Peter Kaczorowski, and sound design by Brian Ronan.

Beautiful: The Carole King Musical received two Tony Awards at the 2014 ceremony, including "Best Actress in a Leading Role in a Musical" for the show's original star Jessie Mueller, who also sang live with Carole King at the awards.

Beautiful: The Carole King Musical is produced on Broadway by Paul Blake and Sony/ATV Music Publishing.

Beautiful: The Carole King Musical Tickets are available now for performances through to March 31, 2019.

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