The early life and career of beloved singer-songwriter Carole King is the subject of the Tony and Grammy award-winning Broadway hit, "Beautiful —The Carole King Musical," which returns to Rochester this week. Born Carol Klein in Brooklyn, King's passion and talent gained her entrance into the music industry when she was just a teen. She went on to write dozens of iconic songs, many of which are featured in the production, including "I Feel the Earth Move," "One Fine Day," "(You Make Me Feel Like) A Natural Woman" and "You've Got a Friend."
"Beautiful" kicked off on Tuesday, January 22, and continues through Sunday, January 27, at The Auditorium Theater, 885 East Main Street. Shows take place Wednesday and Thursday at 7:30 p.m., Friday at 8 p.m., Saturday at 2 p.m. and 8 p.m., and Sunday at 1 p.m. and 6:30 p.m. Tickets start at $38. 800-745-3000; ticketmaster.com.