PLAYBILL POLL: What Was Your Favorite Performance from the 2014 Tony Awards? Readers Respond
15 Jun 2014
Nathan Bottorff: Jessie Mueller and Carole King singing together! A classic moment! The He Said She Said Experience: Beautiful! Jeffrey Karasarides: Seeing both Jessie Mueller & Carole King performing onstage together! R. Scott Reedy: Carole King with Jessie Mueller and the cast of Beautiful: The Carole King Musical.
Watch Tony Award winner Jessie Mueller perform with the real-life music icon she portrays, Carole King:
Holed up in a seedy motel on the edge of the Mojave Desert, two former lovers unpack the deep secrets and dark desires of their tangled relationship, passionately tearing each other apart. Led by director Daniel Aukin (Back Back Back at MTC, 4,000 Miles), Tony winner Nina Arianda (Venus in Fur at MTC, Born Yesterday) and Sam Rockwell (A Behanding in Spokane, The Way Way Back) bring an explosive intensity to Sam Shepard’s (Buried Child, True West) landmark myth of the new Wild West.