Kate Reinders to Replace Kara Lindsay in Broadway's Beautiful
The Carole King Musical finds a new Cynthia Weil.
Broadway vet Kate Reinders (Something Rotten!) will replace Kara Lindsay in the role of Cynthia Weil in Beautiful: The Carole King Musical beginning Friday, October 19. Lindsay will depart the production on Sunday, October 14.
Reinders joins the cast that currently includes Abby Mueller as Carole King, Evan Todd as Gerry Goffin, Ben Jacoby as Barry Mann, Paul Anthony Stewart as Don Kirshner, and Liz Larsen as Genie Klein, with an ensemble made up of TyNia Brandon, Kennedy Caughell, Josh A. Dawson, Adam Dietlein, Sidney Dupont, Gabrielle Elisabeth, Matt Faucher, Alex Hairston, Mike Longo, Stephanie Martignetti, Jay McKenzie, Kris Roberts, Housso Semon, Sara Sheperd, Yasmeen Sulieman, Daniel Torres, Melvin Tunstall, and Dashaun Young.
With a book by Douglas McGrath and songs from the catalogue of Gerry Goffin, Carole King, Barry Mann, and Cynthia Weil, Beautiful officially opened at the Stephen Sondheim Theatre on January 12, 2014. The show follows the life and career of singer-songwriter King and colleagues Goffin, Mann, and Weil, and features songs including "Will You Love Me Tomorrow," "One Fine Day," and "(You Make Me Feel Like) A Natural Woman."