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This edition: "Beautiful" Perspectives

Episode Details

Original tape date: April 11, 2014.

First aired: May 10, 2014.

Theater Talk focuses on Broadway’s Beautiful - The Carole King Musical. First up, Barry Mann and Cynthia Weil, the husband/wife songwriting team whose early careers in the Sixties are also portrayed in this new show, join co-hosts Michael Riedel and Susan Haskins at the piano to discuss how they came together to write some of the great standards of pop music, a few of which Mann then performs. Next, actress Jessie Mueller discusses playing songwriter Carole King in one of the great performances of the season.

Guest List

Barry Mann Songwriter, “Beautiful - The Carole King Musical”

Jessie Mueller Actress, “Beautiful - The Carole King Musical”

Cynthia Weil Songwriter, “Beautiful - The Carole King Musical”

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