Scott J. Campbell Will Step in as Beautiful’s Newest Gerry Goffin

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first_img Related Shows Featuring songs written by King, Goffin, Mann and Weil and a book by Douglas McGrath, Beautiful tells the story of King from her early days as a Brooklyn teenager (named Carol Klein) struggling to enter the record business to her years spent as a chart-topping music legend. The production is directed by Marc Bruni. View Comments Scott J. Campbell will step into Beautiful: The Carole King Musical as Gerry Goffin beginning September 23, taking over for Jake Epstein, who originated the role on Broadway. The jukebox tuner continues to play the Stephen Sondheim Theatre, where it opened in January. Campbell made his Broadway debut as a swing in Jersey Boys. He also appeared in the national tour of American Idiot, coincidentally alongside Epstein. Campbell will join a cast that includes Tony winner Jessie Mueller as Carole King, Anika Larsen as Cynthia Weil, Jarrod Spector as Barry Mann, Jeb Brown as Don Kirshner and Liz Larsen as Genie Klein. Beautiful: The Carole King Musical Show Closed This production ended its run on Oct. 27, 2019last_img read more