Worldwide Cast and Musicians From The Musical 'Beautiful' Collaborate From Their Homes to Perform "You've Got A Friend"
Eighty cast members and musicians worldwide from the musical hit 'Beautiful: The Carole King Musical' collaborated from their homes to perform a socially distanced version of "You've Got A Friend".
The video, which includes Carole King, was created to bring awareness and funds for the Actors Fund, a national human services organization dedicated to meeting the needs of the entertainment industry and theater professionals in times of crisis. The wake of the coronavirus pandemic has caused the closures of entertainment venues worldwide forcing performers, musicians and behind-the-scenes workers out of work.
"So many of us aren't doctors and nurses and can't be on the front lines, and we want to support those people as much as we can," said music director Jason Howland. "And one of the things we know how to do is share our gifts and try to spread a little joy and lift up some hearts."
Enjoy a virtual hug by watching this "Beautiful" collaboration.
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