Mueller, who is a Tony Award nominee for On a Clear Day You Can See Forever — and was also seen on Broadway in The Mystery of Edwin Drood and Nice Work If You Can Get It — revealed recently in an interview with The Hollywood Reporter that she is considering recording her own solo album. Mueller will exit Beautiful: The Carole King Musical March 6. Her next project is the Sara Bareilles musical Waitress.
Tony Award Winner Jessie Mueller Honored With Sardi's Portrait
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 and Carole King and Barry Mann and Cynthia Weil. Last week, the show's original Broadway cast recording (Ghostlight Records) was nominated for a 2015 Grammy Award for Best Musical Theater Album.
The current Broadway cast also features Anika Larsen (Cynthia Weil), Jarrod Spector (Barry Mann), Scott J. Campbell as Gerry Goffin, Paul Anthony Stewart as Don Kirshner, Tony Award nominee Liz Larsen as Genie Klein, Gisela Adisa, Ashley Blanchet, Andrew Brewer, E. Clayton Cornelious, Joshua Davis, Alysha Deslorieux, Kevin Duda, James Harkness, Sara King, Rebecca LaChance, Douglas Lyons, Gabrielle Reid, Rashidra Scott, Sara Sheperd, Yasmeen Sulieman, Daniel Torres, Melvin Tunstall and Alan Wiggins.