The Grammy-nominated singer-songwriter stepped into the the title role at the Stephen Sondheim Theatre June 27.
Vanessa Carlton, whose 2002 singles "A Thousand Miles" and "Ordinary Day" were breakthrough hits, made her Broadway debut in Beautiful: The Carole King Musical at the Stephen Sondheim Theatre June 27. The Grammy-nominated singer-songwriter is set to play a limited engagement through September 1.
Since her debut album Be Not Nobody, Nashville-based artist Carlton has released Harmonium, Heroes & Thieves, Rabbits on the Run, and Liberman. She joins a lineup of women to play the beloved pop songwriter on Broadway, including Jessie Mueller (who earned a Tony for the role), her sister Abby Mueller, Kennedy, and Supergirl star Melissa Benoist.
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See Vanessa Carlton Make Her Broadway Debut in Beautiful: The Carole King Musical
Beautiful: The Carole King Musical currently stars Ben Jacoby as Barry Mann, Kara Lindsay as Cynthia Weil, Evan Todd as Gerry Goffin, and Liz Larsen as Genie Klein.