PHOTO CALL: Brian Stokes Mitchell, Billy Porter, Sierra Boggess, Courtney Reed, Chris O’Dowd and More Stars Attend Actors Fund Performance of Beautiful

Beautiful: The Carole King Musical, about the early life and career of singer/songwriter Carole King, offered a special added performance to benefit The Actors Fund April 27 at 8 PM at the Stephen Sondheim Theatre.

The company of Beautiful donated their time and talent for the performance for an audience that included cast members from current Broadway shows and other areas of the entertainment community. All proceeds go to The Actors Fund.


The cast is headed by Tony nominee Jessie Mueller as Carole King.

Actors Fund Special Performances, according to press notes, are "among the most thrilling theatrical experiences and the hottest tickets in town. Broadway and Off-Broadway companies generously give their time and talent to raise funds to help those in need in the creative community by adding these special shows to their already rigorous schedules, and perform for audiences full of their peers from the entertainment community."

The Actors Fund is a national human services organization that helps everyone—performers and those behind the scenes—who works in performing arts and entertainment, helping more than 17,000 people directly each year, and hundreds of thousands online. Visit