Beautiful: The Carole King Musical

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Tony® and Grammy® Award-winning Broadway hit Beautiful – The Carole King Musical tells the story of the early life and career of the legendary and groundbreaking singer/songwriter. With a book by Tony® and Academy® Award nominee Douglas McGrath, direction by Marc Bruni, and choreography by Josh Prince, Beautiful features a stunning array of beloved songs written by Gerry Goffin/Carole King and Barry Mann/Cynthia Weil.

*This music is recommended for ages 10 and up.


Join us for a pre-show dinner! Make hassle-free dinner reservations and nab a great parking spot when you add a pre-show dinner to your night out at Stephens Auditorium.  Each themed dining experience includes salad, entrée, starch, vegetable, dessert and one drink ticket for wine, beer, or soda. Beginning at 6pm, you can relax and know that you will have time to enjoy your meal and easily get to your seats before opening curtain.

Enjoy food with origins that are usually miscredited, served buffet style: Caesar Salad with Garlic Toast Points, Italian Wedding Soup, Chicken Tikka Masala, Pasta Primavera, German Chocolate Cake.

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Cafe Speaker

Join us in the Celebrity Cafe at 7:30pm to listen to our guest speaker, Kris Versteegt with ISU Music, and learn more about Beautiful – The Carole King Musical. 


ISU Students

Iowa State University students – join us in the third floor balcony lobby during the Beautiful intermission for free pizza!