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Carole King Makes Surprise Appearance At ‘Beautiful’ 5th Anniversary Show

Carole King Makes Surprise Appearance At ‘Beautiful’ 5th Anniversary Show

Carole King surprised the Broadway audience at last night’s fifth-anniversary performance of Beautiful, the musical about her journey through the music business, performing the title song that caps the show.

The moment, which recreates King’s triumphant 1971 Carnegie Hall concert, brought audience members to their feet. (See video below.)

After the finale, King joined the cast during the curtain call, appearing alongside Chilina Kennedy, who currently plays the lead role. After King and the cast performed the encore (“I Feel The Earth Move”), she reflected on the phenomenon the show has become.

“What a night!” King said. “It was amazing to be a part of this. This musical has been such a magical experience. To be here and celebrate our fifth anniversary with so much joy and love is amazing.”

In a press release, producers Paul Blake and Mike Bosner described the show as “an experience unlike any other.

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