Beautiful The Musical

Jan Leeming

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BEAUTIFUL - the Musical

Date: 28th February 2016

I saw this lovely show a few weeks ago and had heard the run was ending.  I'm delighted to let you know that, far from ending, the show has extended booking until February 2017.

I haven't enjoyed a night in the theatre so much for ages.  I didn't really know much about  Carole King but had danced to so many of her songs and found my feet tapping throughout the show.  It was quite difficult to sit still and I wished there were discos for the over 50's.

The whole show was wonderful with a strong cast but the accolade must go to Cassidy Janssen in the title role.  She was amazing.

The music is from the 60's and 70's but, in my opinion, is dateless and just as wonderful to dance to today as it was back in the heady days of our youth.

Carole wrote songs for other people until her 'idyliic' marriage fell apart and she became a solo artist.

If you love tuneful songs with lovely lyrics and you danced the nights away in the 60's and 70's then Beautiful is a must.  I wouldn't mind going again - and I don't often get that feeling.

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