Watch Jessie Mueller Talk Aretha Franklin, Faking at the Piano and Discovering ‘Tapestry’

first_img Show Closed This production ended its run on Oct. 27, 2019 View Comments What a beauty! Check out a recent appearance by Beautiful leading lady Jessie Mueller on Katie. Mueller, looking absolutely adorable, talks about discovering the music of Carole King through her parents and becoming a true fan of the icon during the musical’s workshop process. The Tony nominee also describes the challenges of singing “Natural Woman,” which has been immortalized by Aretha Franklin. Take a look at the video below for some fun facts including that Mueller only pretends to tickle the ivories during the show, and that Katie Couric likes to play songs from “Tapestry” on the piano in her spare time! Not to mention check out some awesome Carole King and Gerry Goffin retro-hair!  Beautiful: The Carole King Musical Related Shows Star Files Jessie Muellerlast_img

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