Vanessa Carltonis headed for Broadway. The singer is set to take on the role of legendary singer Carole Kingin the Broadway musical “Beautiful” starting June 27th.
“It is a privilege to tell Carole’s story,” Vanessa shares. “She wasn’t just a great pianist and writer, she was on the frontier of women in power positions in the music industry. Her courage and sacrifice, not to mention fierce sense of self, paved the way for artists like myself to have a shot.”
She adds, “Being a pianist, writer and mother myself, I am thrilled to honor her and bring to life the story of a fellow woman balancing it all.”
- ONE MORE THING! In honor of her new role, Carlton just released a mash up of her biggest hit “A Thousand Miles” with King’s 1971 track “Beautiful.”Check it out to the right.