Jersey Boys' Scott J. Campbell Steps Into One of Beautiful's Primary Roles
Campbell will replace Jake Epstein in the role of Gerry Goffin.
Broadway's Beautiful — The Carole King Musical has announced that Scott J. Campbell (Jersey Boys) will take on the role of Gerry Goffin beginning September 23. Campbell will take over for Jake Epstein, who originated the character.
Beautiful opened on Broadway at the Stephen Sondheim Theatre on January 12. The show, which chronicles the early life and career of the legendary and groundbreaking singer/songwriter Carole King, features a book by Douglas McGrath.
The musical's songs are written by Gerry Goffin and Carole King, and Barry Mann and Cynthia Weil, including "Will You Love Me Tomorrow," "One Fine Day," "(You Make Me Feel Like) A Natural Woman," and more. The principal company is led by 2014 Tony winner Jessie Mueller in the title role, along with Jake Epstein, Anika Larsen, and Jarrod Spector.
The current ensemble includes Ashley Blanchet, Andrew Brewer, E. Clayton Cornelious, Joshua Davis, Alysha Deslorieux, Kevin Duda, James Harkness, Carly Hughes, Sara King, Rebecca LaChance, Douglas Lyons, Gabrielle Reid, Rashidra Scott, Sara Sheperd, Yasmeen Sulieman, Daniel Torres, Melvin Tunstall and Alan Wiggins.
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