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Beautiful, the Carole King Musical

  • Eisenhower Auditorium The Pennsylvania State University University Park, PA 16802 (map)

The Center for the Performing Arts presents BEAUTIFUL, the musical about Carole King, the shy Jewish girl from Brooklyn who only gradually comes into her own as a headlining voice of a generation. She’s as beautiful as she feels.

“For five years, BEAUTIFUL, the Tony and Grammy Award-winning Carole King musical, has thrilled Broadway with the inspiring true story of one woman’s remarkable journey from teenage songwriter to the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame. From the string of pop classics she wrote for the biggest acts in music to her own life-changing, chart-busting success with Tapestry, BEAUTIFUL takes you back to where it all began – and takes you on the ride of a lifetime.

Featuring over two dozen pop classics, including “You’ve Got a Friend”, “One Fine Day”, “Up on the Roof”, “You’ve Lost That Lovin’ Feeling”, “Will You Love Me Tomorrow”, and “Natural Woman”, this crowd-pleasing international phenomenon is filled with the songs you remember – and a story you’ll never forget.”——-

Tickets are required and may be purchased online or by phoning 1-800-ARTS-TIX/814-863-0255). Limited complementary tickets may be available for patrons with sightloss and an escort; phone Joi McKensie at at the CPA box office, 814-865-5011, to inquire.

Reservations are also necessary for the AD service; please contact the SLSG office ( or phone 814-238-0132) by February 10. Please arrive by 7 pm to obtain your equipment and to listen to valuable pre-show information.

“Beautiful” runtime is approximately 2 hours and 30 minutes, including one intermission.

Earlier Event: February 21
Sunday in the Park with George
Later Event: March 28
The King and I