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Melissa Benoist makes Broadway debut portraying title role in Beautiful: The Carole King Musical

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08:15, 13 June 2018

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08:15, 13 June 2018

Melissa Benoist made her Broadway debut on Tuesday playing the title role in Beautiful: The Carole King Musical.The 29-year-old actress wore a long, short-sleeved floral print dress for opening night at the Stephen Sondheim Theatre.She had dark hair in tight curls and clutched a bouquet of yellow roses during her performance in the jukebox musical. 

Broadway debut: Melissa Benoist made her Broadway debut on Tuesday taking on the title role in Beautiful: The Carole King MusicalMelissa was joined by Evan Todd and Paul Anthony Stewart during a scene.The actress played Marley Rose on the Fox musical series Glee from 2012 to 2014. Melissa recently visited Live With Kelly And Ryan and belted out the classic King song I Feel The Earth Move from the musical.Beautiful: The Carole King Musical tells the story of the early life and career of the 76-year-old national treasure. 

Singing star: The 29-year-old actress plays Carole King in the jukebox musical

Hit musical: Melissa performed at the Stephen Sondheim Theatre in New York City

On piano: The actress and signer was on piano during her debut performance

Great voice: The Texas native used to star in the Fox musical series GleeThe original production of Beautiful had its world premiere in October 2013 in San Francisco starring Jessie Mueller, 35, in the title role.Beautiful made its Broadway debut in January 2014 at the Stephen Sondheim Theatre and Jessie won the Tony Award for Best Actress in a Musical for her performance.Melissa will play the title role through August 4. 

Hit songs: The musical features several hits songs by King including I Feel The Earth Move and You've Got A Friend

Multiple talents: Melissa recently wrapped filming for season three of SupergirlShe wrapped filming last month on season three of Supergirl in Vancouver, Canada.Melissa has been starring in the title role since the series premiered on CBS in October 2015.Supergirl moved to The CW in 2016 and was renewed in April for a fourth season. 

On stage: Evan Todd and Paul Anthony Stewart joined Melissa on stage during opening night
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