Complete Casting Announced for West End's Beautiful — The Carole King Musical | Playbill

News Complete Casting Announced for West End's Beautiful — The Carole King Musical The full cast has been announced for the West End production of Beautiful – The Carole King Musical, beginning performances Feb. 10, 2015, prior to an official opening Feb. 24, at the Aldwych Theatre. It is currently booking through June 13.

Katie Brayben
Katie Brayben

The previously announced principal cast includes Katie Brayben as Carole King, Alan Morrissey as King's husband and songwriting partner Gerry Goffin, Lorna Want as songwriter Cynthia Weil, Glynis Barber as Genie Klein, King’s mother, and Gary Trainor as music publisher and producer Don Kirshner. They are newly joined by Ian McIntosh as songwriter Barry Mann.

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.

Beautiful has a book by Douglas McGrath with words and music by Gerry Goffin, Carole King, Barry Mann and Cynthia Weil and is directed by Marc Bruni. Choreography is by Josh Prince with set designs by Derek McLane, costume designs by Alejo Viettii, lighting by Peter Kaczorowski and sound by Brian Ronan. Orchestrations and music arrangements are by Steve Sidwell.

Beautiful - The Carole King Musical will be produced in London by Paul Blake and Sony/ATV Music Publishing.

To book tickets, contact the box office on 0845 200 7981, or visit

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