Founder and President of a private financial consulting firm. I grew up on Carole King’s music and am happy to be a part of Beautiful.
Matthew C. Blank is the long time CEO of Showtime Networks Inc. A native New Yorker, he has been involved with several on and Off-Broadway productions in the past.
Broadway: November, Speed the Plow, Blithe Spirit, reasons to be pretty, Race, Enron, Hair (Tony winner), Priscilla Queen of the Desert, A Life In The Theater, Who’s Afraid of Virginia Woolf (Tony winner), Glengarry Glen Ross, and The Anarchist. Kit is a member of the Art Student League of NYC.
Two Tony Awards, Four Nominations. Outer Critics Circle Award (Off Broadway). Heppelman Award (Australian Tony). Billy Crystal 700 Sundays, Clams on the Half Shell with Bette Midler, among many others. Latest shows include The Rascals: Once Upon A Dream, I’ll Eat You Last with Ms. Midler. International Concert and Tour Producer.
Roger, who currently leads A&R Investments, previously was CEO of the EMI Group where he rejuvenated the business culminating in its successful sale in 2012. He is proud to have been instrumental in bringing Carole and Gerry, Cynthia and Barry together with Paul and Doug to create this great show.
You Can’t Take It With You, Beautiful – the Carole King Musical (NY), Matilda (NY), Clybourne Park (Tony), The Gershwins’ Porgy and Bess (Tony), Bonnie & Clyde, High, Race, Superior Donuts, Burn The Floor, Hair (Tony), Blithe Spirit, The Homecoming, Spring Awakening (Tony), Martin Short: Fame Becomes Me, The Caine Mutiny Court-Martial, ‘night, Mother, Enchanted April. OB: Falling, Silence! The Musical, Ministry of Progress.
An American in Paris, Honeymoon in Vegas, Ham, Hedwig, Nice Work If You Can Get It, War Horse, One Man, Two Guvnors, Mountaintop, La Cage aux Folles, A Little Night Music, 39 Steps, The Crucible, Diary of Anne Frank, Ma Rainey’s Black Bottom, Norman Conquests, Beebo Brinker, Shockheaded Peter, Stomp.
Christine Russell is a Partner at the leading talent agency for composers, Evolution Music Partners and Co-Founder/CEO of Score Revolution, an online licensing platform for film music. Her career in the music industry spans over twenty years, and started at Rondor Music where Russell was signed as a recording artist. She transitioned to representation when she began managing Gerry Goffin, and remained his manager and close friend until his passing. Christine resides with her wife Kelly and son Leo in Los Angeles.
Her early career included background and studio singing. She found her way into music management in 2003, launching the career of singer Jesse McCartney. In 2011, she took on management of Carole’s career. She is proud to help bring her parents’, Gerry Goffin and Carole King, story to the stage.
Sylvia is one of London’s foremost Orchestral Contractors and clients include theatre producers, composers, conductors, orchestrators, record producers and vocal artists in many fields of the music industry. Theatre credits include: Five Guys named Moe, Dreamgirls, Rent, School of Rock, Big, Mary Poppins UK Tour, Elf the Musical, Mrs Henderson Presents, Bend it Like Beckham, Beautiful – the Carole King musical, Barnum UK Tour, Miss Saigon, Stephen Ward, Scottsboro Boys, Merrily We Roll Along, Finding Neverland, Lion King, Top Hat, Phantom of the Opera 25th Anniversary, Ghost, Betty Blue Eyes, Umbrellas of Cherbourg, The Wizard of Oz, Les Misérables, Love Never Dies, Legally Blonde, Sweet Charity, A Little Night Music, Oliver!, Carousel, La Cage aux Folles, Gone with the Wind, The Witches of Eastwick, Dorian Gray, Drowsy Chaperone, Lord of the Rings, Fiddler on the Roof, White Christmas, Daddy Cool, Evita, Acorn Antiques, The Woman in White,Tell Me on a Sunday, Chitty Chitty Bang Bang, We Will Rock You, Bombay Dreams, The Full Monty, Play Without Words, Phantom of the Opera, CATS, Jesus Christ Superstar, Starlight Express, The Beautiful Game, Whistle Down the Wind, By Jeeves, Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat, Sunset Boulevard, Grease, Closer to Heaven, La Cava, Maddie, Romance Romance, Once on this Island Something Wonderful, HONK!, Holiday on Ice, Burn the Floor, Edna the Spectacle.