Jessie Mueller

That Was The Week Of May 5th, 2014 That Was

By Iman Lababedi | May 12, 2014

Can one star make that much difference in a musical theater production? It can when that one person is the sheer brilliance that is Jessie Mueller as Carole King, she sure can. A bravado vocal and acting tour de force that changed a mediocre jukebox musical story into what they were aiming for: the story of “Tapestry”. A great, star making performance

Jessie Mueller Saves "Beautiful"

By Iman Lababedi | May 10, 2014

Jessie has a better voice than King, and she performs these songs, underperforms, underplays her hand, to perfection. Her “Will You Love Me Tomorrow” in the first act is tentative and strained and “It’s Too Late” in the second act, the blossoming of a great singer