National Tour of Beautiful Recoups After Just Four Months

News   National Tour of Beautiful Recoups After Just Four Months Jan. 12 was one fine day for producers Paul Blake and Sony/ATV Music Publishing, who were able to announced that their national tour of Beautiful — The Carole King Musical recouped its expenses after just four months on the road and is now operating in the black.

The announcement came on the second anniversary of the show's opening on Broadway.

The touring company is currently enjoying a sold-out run in Chicago through Feb. 21.

Joining Abby Mueller in the title role, the touring cast of Beautiful features Liam Tobin as Gerry Goffin, Becky Gulsvig as Cynthia WeilBen Fankhauser as Barry Mann, Curt Bouril as Don Kirshner, Suzanne Grodner as Genie Klein, and an ensemble that includes Mark Banik, Ashley Blanchet, Sarah Bockel, Andrew Brewer, Britney Coleman, Rebecca Covington, Josh A. Dawson, John Michael Dias, Ryan Farnsworth, Rosharra Francis, Jay McKenzie, Aliana Mills, Paris Nix, Noah Ricketts, Nasia Thomas, Salisha Thomas, Delaney Westfall and Dashaun Young.

Abby Mueller (Broadway's Kinky Boots) is the sister of Jessie Mueller, who won the Tony Award in 2014 for Best Actress in a Musical for her portrayal of King in the show's Broadway production.

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Abby Mueller
Abby Mueller Photo by Nathan Johnson

Here is a complete list of remaining tour dates:

Chicago – Dec. 1, 2015 – Feb. 21, 2016
St Louis, MO – Feb. 23 – March 6
Rochester, NY – March 8-13
Buffalo, NY – March 15-20
Philadelphia – March 22 – April 3
Cleveland, OH – April 5-17
Charlotte, NC – April 19-24
Tampa, FL – April 26-May 1
Orlando, FL – May 3-8
Fort Lauderdale, FL – May 10-22
Atlanta – May 24-29
Houston – May 31-June 5
Dallas – June 7-19
Los Angeles – June 22-July 17
Denver – July 19-31
San Diego – Aug. 2-7, 2016
San Francisco – Aug. 9 – Sept. 18

The show is currently playing an open-ended run on Broadway at the Stephen Sondheim Theatre and in London at the Aldwych Theatre.

With a book by Tony and Academy Award nominee Douglas McGrath, direction by Marc Bruni and choreography by Josh Prince, Beautiful features songs written by Gerry Goffin/Carole King and Barry Mann/Cynthia Weil.

Additional casting information for the touring production of Beautiful is forthcoming.

 

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