Pick of the week mu­si­cal

The Weekend Australian - Review - - Out & About - Deb­o­rah Jones

Beau­ti­ful Es­ther Han­naford (pic­tured, with Josh Piterma) of­fers up an ap­peal­ing, del­i­cately cal­i­brated and glo­ri­ously sung cen­tral char­ac­ter in this bio-mu­si­cal about pop singer-song­writer Ca­role King, ex­pertly di­rected by Marc Bruni. Beau­ti­ful briskly traces King’s path to Tapestry in 1971 and, in the same year, a con­cert at Carnegie Hall. Syd­ney Lyric, 55 Pir­rama Road, Syd­ney. Today, 2pm and 8pm. Tick­ets: $60-$195. Book­ings: 136 100. Du­ra­tion: 2hr 25min, in­clud­ing in­ter­val. Un­til Jan­uary 21.

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