Beautiful: The Carole King Musical March 7 - 31, 2024

Before she was hit-maker Carole King - she was Carole Klein, a spunky, young songwriter from Brooklyn with a unique voice. Beautiful: The Carole King Musical is the Tony and Grammy Award-winning inspiring true story of Carole King's journey from teenage songwriter to the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame.

Words and music by Gerry Goffin, Carole King, Barry Mann & Cynthia Weil; book by Douglas McGrath; music by arrangement with Sony/ATV Music Publishing; orchestrations, vocal and incidental music arrangements by Steve Sidwell. Presented through special arrangement with Music Theatre International (MTI).

Directed and choreographed by Jaune Buisson. Music Direction by Jefferson Turner.

Pick 3 packages start at just $90 and you get tickets to Beautiful: The Carole King Musical, Born with Teeth, and The Importance of Being Earnest!
And, did you know groups of 10+ people can get 20% off single-show tickets?
If you already purchased tickets and want to upgrade to a package or get a group rate, contact the box office at 504.522.2081 x1 or boxoffice@lepetittheatre.com.

 

Executive Producers:

Mrs. H. Mortimer Favrot, Jr.
Kathleen and Charlie Van Horn

 

Le Petit programming is supported in part by Joy and Boysie Bollinger, The Eugenie and Joseph Jones Family Foundation, The RosaMary Foundation, The Rosemary B. and Brunswick G. Deutsch Foundation for Le Petit Theatre du Vieux Carre, The Selley Foundation, and The Shubert Foundation. Programming is also supported in part by a grant from the Louisiana Division of the Arts, Office of Cultural Development, Department of Culture, Recreation and Tourism, in cooperating with the Louisiana State Arts Council. Funding has also been provided by the National Endowment for the Arts. Sponsored in part by WWNO 89.9 FM.

CAST

Melissa Campbell .............. Carole King

Frank von Hoven ............... Gerry Goffin

Stephanie Toups Abry ....... Cynthia Weil

EJ Dohring ......................... Barry Mann

Ryan Hayes ........................ Don Kirshner

Amy Alvarez ...................... Genie Klein

Michael Taravella ............... Neil Sedaka, Bobby Vee, Righteous Brother, Lou Adler, Ensemble

Brian Sanford ..................... Nick, Righteous Brother, Ensemble

Lamont Hill ........................ Lead Drifter, Ensemble

Pat Smith ............................ Drifter, Ensemble

Detalion Dixon ................... Drifter, Ensemble

Nicholas Hunter ................. Drifter, Ensemble

Kadejah Oné....................... Shirelle (Shirley), Ensemble

Kayla Ceaser ...................... Shirelle (Beverly), Ensemble

Keri Elaine .......................... Shirelle (Doris), Little Eva, Ensemble

Queen Shereen Macklin ..... Shirelle (Micki), Janelle Woods, Ensemble

Emily Bagwill .................... Betty, Ensemble

Josie Oliva .......................... Marilyn Wald, Ensemble

Jackson Scott ..................... Drifter (stand-in for 3/29/24), Ensemble

CREATIVE TEAM

Jaune Buisson ...................... Director/Choreographer

Jefferson Turner ................... Music Director

Daniel Rigamer .................... Asst. Director/ Choreographer

Raion Ramsey ...................... Vocal Coach

Michael P. Kramer ............... Set Designer

Kathleen Van Horn .............. Costume Designer

Joyce Liao............................. Lighting Designer

David Rigamer ..................... Sound Designer

Laurin Hart ........................... Wig/Hair Designer

Kelsey Tremblay .................. Properties Designer

Sarah Chatelain .................... Production Stage Manager

Ryan Wiles ........................... Asst. Stage Manager