Carole King’s musical Beautiful chronicles the singer’s incredible career at the Orchard Theater in Dartford

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Immerse yourself in the story of an ordinary girl with extraordinary talent as Beautiful – The Carole King Musical comes to the Orchard Theatre.

The remarkable true story of the singer’s life and career is presented on stage at Dartford from Tuesday 26 April to Saturday 30 April.

Magnificent – The Carole King Musical arrives at Dartford Theatre. Photo: Ellie Kurttz

From being part of a songwriting team with her husband Gerry Goffin to her friendship with Cynthia Weil and Barry Mann, Carole King’s incredible work in the industry has seen her become one of the most successful solo artists. achievements in the history of music.

Carole first rose to prominence as a songwriter in the 1960s writing a number of well-known hits for other artists, such as (You Make Me Feel Like) A Natural Woman for Aretha Franklin and Pleasant Valley Sunday for The Monkees.

The show features some of the greatest hits written and performed by Carole King.  Image: Supplied by the Orchard Theater
The show features some of the greatest hits written and performed by Carole King. Image: Supplied by the Orchard Theater

She then rose to fame in her own right the following decade. In 1970, Carole released her debut album, Writer, which featured tracks such as Goin’ Back and Up on the Roof.

However, it was the following year that the singer released her seminal album Tapestry, which received worldwide recognition and four Grammy Awards. The record has since become one of the best-selling albums of all time.

This brand new production of the award-winning Broadway and West End show features some of the most beloved songs from the songwriter’s catalog including You’ve Got a Friend, It Might as Well Rain Until September and The Locomotion.

Carole King's 1971 album Tapestry is one of the best-selling albums in history.  Image: Supplied by the Orchard Theater
Carole King’s 1971 album Tapestry is one of the best-selling albums in history. Image: Supplied by the Orchard Theater

Beautiful – The Carole King Musical is at the Orchard Theatre, Dartford, from Tuesday 26 April to Saturday 30 April. Book online here or call 03433 100 033.

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