The Tony and Grammy Award-winning Carole King musical tells the inspiring true story of one woman's remarkable journey from teenage songwriter to the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame. More…
Long before she was Carole King, chart-topping music legend, she was Carol Klein, Brooklyn girl with passion and chutzpah. She fought her way into the record business as a teenager and, by the time she reached her twenties, had the husband of her dreams and a flourishing career writing hits for the biggest acts in rock ‘n’ roll. But it wasn’t until her personal life began to crack that she finally managed to find her true voice. Featuring over two dozen pop classics, including "You've Got a Friend," "One Fine Day," "Up on the Roof," "You've Lost That Lovin' Feeling," "Will You Love Me Tomorrow," and "Natural Woman."
See it if you like Carole King songs. This play is greatly enhanced by Doug McGrath's funny, insightful script.
Don't see it if you don't like Carole King's music (you'll hear a lot of it during the evening).
See it if You're a fan of Carole King or even not a fan. It's a crowd pleaser that most people can enjoy, especially if you grew up with her music.
Don't see it if You dislike Carole King and the time period it takes place.
See it if You’re in the mood for a jukebox musical that’s got some heart and soul to it. This is one of the best I’ve seen, good book, lots of energy.
Don't see it if You’re a millennial with no idea who Carol King is, don’t know, don’t like or don’t care about music from before your time. You’ll be bored.
See it if you like a major artist once upon a time. Really brings you inside tin can alley and also presents her life well.
Don't see it if don't like musicals or biographies of people.
See it if you want to see a well-conceived jukebox musical. And, of course, if you love the music of the 50s/60s Brill Building and the 70s Tapestry.
Don't see it if you are looking for something more challenging and intellectual. (Or if you don't like Carole King's music... if such a person exists!)
See it if you are a Carol King fan, interested in the songwriting traditions of the Brill Building, interested in rock history, like human stories
Don't see it if you don't have a romantic bone in your body, not a Carol King fan, hate biomusicals
See it if you enjoy her early music and the real story behind much of it performed by an enthusiastic cast with strong singing and choreography.
Don't see it if musicals and biographical themes are not your thing. While having some down moments, this is an uplifting show if you grew up w/ this music.
See it if you want 2 hear King's iconic hits (So Far Away, You've Got a Friend, Natural Woman) very well-sung by Chilina Kennedy/lead; OD on nostalgia
Don't see it if bio of King lacks depth, vitality or wit, takes few artistic chances; felt we were seeing the 3rd best cast
See it if You love Carole King music. You want an inspiring story. You want to be entertained & moved in equal measure. You want great singing.
Don't see it if You don't like Carole King music. You want original music.
See it if you love Carol King's music. Lots of singing and dancing. Great 50's clothes. Feminist sensibility.
Don't see it if you don't like Carol King's music or romance with a feminist point of view.
See it if Apt casting captures the pluck and spirit of the indelible songwriter as the jukebox soundtrack of our lives plays its tunes.Delightful book
Don't see it if As with all jukebox musicals, the good time-feelings don't allow to linger on the difficult,like breaking the boys' club or the Goffin split
See it if you're a fan of Carole King's music; behind-the-scenes stories about real celebrities; or "touristy," formulaic shows.
Don't see it if you don't like King's music or are looking for something with real depth. It takes nearly a full act before any conflict appears.
See it if I loved it! A wonderful musical filled with familiar songs. All the actors were fantastic. The actress playing Carole was incredible.
Don't see it if See it! It took me years to finally see this show. Only did so because a friend was visiting from out of town. It was terrific.
See it if You like music, alot of good/great songs were written by her. Story put together great.
Don't see it if You did not like Carol King voice.
See it if you like a story about a woman who takes control of her life.Great use of popular songs from the past. Wonderful orchestrations and staging
Don't see it if you do not like Carole King or musicals.
See it if you enjoy Carol King songs/lyrics; interested in learning about her life as well as a little insight into the music industry of days gone by
Don't see it if play is entertaining but still a jukebox musical w/little depth; 2nd act starts to drag; singers are painfully over miked & over amplified.
See it if you are a fan of Carole King's music and if you enjoy shows that don't demand much from the audience.
Don't see it if you don't like Carole King or jukebox musicals with perfunctory material between songs.
See it if you enjoy Carol King music, an interesting biographical script, and great dancing and singing.
Don't see it if you are a big fan of hard rock and/or rap music, and hate the "classics".