Evan Todd to Replace Original Cast Member Jake Epstein in Broadway's Beautiful
Evan Todd has been announced to make his Broadway debut as Gerry Goffin in Beautiful: The Carole King Musical, replacing Jake Epstein on March 7. Epstein, who originated to role of Goffin in 2013, returned to the production on September 22. As previously announced, Abby Mueller is also set to play her first performance as Carole King at the Stephen Sondheim Theatre on March 7.
With a book by Douglas McGrath and songs from the Gerry Goffin-Carole King-Barry Mann-Cynthia Weil catalogue, Beautiful officially opened 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," among others.
The current Broadway cast of features Chilina Kennedy as Carole King, Epstein as Gerry Goffin, Jessica Keenan Wynn as Cynthia Weil, Ben Jacoby as Barry Mann, Paul Anthony Stewart as Don Kirshner, Tony Award nominee Liz Larsen as Genie Klein, an ensemble that includes Gisela Adisa, Douglas Carpenter, Kevin Duda, James Harkness, Sara King, Rebecca LaChance, Douglas Lyons, Rob Marnell, Gabrielle Reid, Nicholas Ryan, Rashidra Scott, Sara Sheperd, Kimber Sprawl, Yasmeen Sulieman, Nasia Thomas, Daniel Torres, Melvin Tunstall, and Alan Wiggins.