SPECIAL CAST ALBUM PODCAST OF
“BEAUTIFUL – THE CAROLE KING MUSICAL”
FEATURING EXCLUSIVE COMMENTARY FROM
TONY AWARD-WINNER JESSIE MUELLER,
GRAMMY AWARD-WINNING COMPOSERS
CYNTHIA WEIL, BARRY MANN,
NOW AVAILABLE FOR FREE DOWNLOAD
#1 SELLING GRAMMY-NOMINATED
CAST ALBUM OF THE YEAR
New York, NY (January 13, 2015) – Ghostlight Records announced today that a podcast containing exclusive commentary from cast members of the Tony Award-winning hit Beautiful—The Carole King Musical is now available for download. Interspersed with song clips from the musical, the podcast, which features annotations from original Beautiful cast members Jessie Mueller, Jake Epstein, Anika Larsen, and Jarrod Spector along with Grammy Award-winners Cynthia Weil and Barry Mann, is comprised of track-by-track commentary and behind-the-scenes details about the show, the making of the album, and the history behind the iconic songs. Beautiful – The Carole King Musical celebrates one year on Broadway at the Sondheim Theatre (124 West 43 Street) this week, where it’s still playing to sold-out crowds. The Broadway Cast Recording, released on Ghostlight Records in 2014, is now the best-selling Grammy Award nominated Cast Album of the year.
The podcast, the only content of this type amongst the Musical Theatre Cast Album Grammy Award nominees, is available for free download on iTunes (https://itunes.apple.com/us/podcast/beautiful-carole-king-musical/id934957263?i=321230596&mt=2).
With a book by Tony® and Academy® Award-nominee Douglas McGrath, direction by Marc Bruni and choreography by Josh Prince, Beautiful features a stunning array of beloved songs written by Gerry Goffin/Carole King andBarry Mann/Cynthia Weil.
The current Broadway cast of Beautiful includes Tony® Award-winner Jessie Mueller as ‘Carole King’, Scott J. Campbell as ‘Gerry Goffin’, Tony® Award-nominees Anika Larsen and Jarrod Spector as ‘Cynthia Weil’ and ‘Barry Mann’, Paul Anthony Stewart as ‘Don Kirshner’, Tony® Award-nominee Liz Larsen as ‘Genie Klein’, and an ensemble that includes 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.