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Melissa Benoist Opens Up About Her Role as Carole King in 'Beautiful' Musical!

Melissa Benoist is talking about her exciting theater role!

The 29-year-old Supergirl actress made an appearance on Build Series to talk about playing Carole King in Beautiful: The Carole King Musical on Tuesday (June 19) in New York City.

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“I can play, I can sight-read, but obviously Carole‘s a musical genius and she’s a composer. It was a learning curve for sure,” Melissa said.

“Luckily, I’m playing a real person and there’s plenty of video of her, interviews, music, obviously. I kind of was doing my own research outside of the rehearsal process and feel like I had my own interpretation.”

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Melissa Benoist Makes Broadway Debut in 'Beautiful: The Carole King Musical'

Melissa Benoist has officially made her debut on Broadway!

The 29-year-old Supergirl actress took the stage as the title character in Beautiful: The Carole King Musical during opening night on Tuesday (June 12) at The Stephen Sondheim Theatre in New York City.

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She donned a blue and white floral-print dress and silver necklace, styling her hair into curls.

Melissa was all smiles as she took her bows, holding onto a bouquet of yellow roses and posing for pics with her castmates.

“Guys I’m really really having so much fun in this show.,” she shared on Instagram. “What a fun opening night đź’«.”

Check out Melissa as Carole King through August 4!

30+ pictures inside of Melissa Benoist on opening night… More Here! »

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Adam Rippon & Gus Kenworthy Co-Host TrevorLIVE New York Gala 2018!

Adam Rippon and Gus Kenworthy make a perfect team!

The two Olympians co-hosted the 2018 TrevorLIVE New York Gala at Cipriani Wall Street on Monday night (June 11) in New York City.

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Rita Ora, Lena Waithe and Greg Berlanti were among the stars in attendance at the event.

Lena and Greg were honored at this year’s ceremony, and Rita also performed during the show.

Attendees include Melissa Benoist, Raymond Braun, Carmen Carrera, Tyler Glenn, April Hunt, Jenn Hyman, Natasha Lyonne, Corey Johnson, Chella Man, Mary V, Lauren Morelli, Barrett Pall, Phillip Picardi, Robbie Rogers, MJ Rodriguez, D’Andra Simmons, Justin Simien, Christian Siriano, Shepard Smith, Ryan Jamaal Swain, Michael Tammero, Samira Wiley and Jason Wu.

The event helped to raise more than $2 million and also included a performance by the cast of Viceland’s My House.

FYI: Natasha is wearing a Simone Rocha jacket. Adam is wearing Topman.

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Melissa Benoist & Chris Wood Make Red Carpet Couple Debut at Tony Awards 2018!

Melissa Benoist and Chris Wood walk the red carpet together at the 2018 Tony Awards held at Radio City Music Hall on Sunday (June 10) in New York City.

The 29-year-old actress and the 30-year-old actor, who work together on The CW’s Supergirl, made their public debut as a couple at the event!

Melissa is currently making her Broadway debut in the musical Beautiful. She is starring as Carole King through August 4.

FYI: Melissa is wearing a Dior dress and Dior Fine Jewelry earrings.

15+ pictures inside of Melissa Benoist and Chris Wood at the event… More Here! »

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Melissa Benoist On Playing Carole King in 'Beautiful' on Broadway: 'She's Her Own Kind of Supergirl'

Melissa Benoist just made her Broadway debut!

The 29-year-old actress took the stage as Carole King in Beautiful: The Carole King Musical at The Stephen Sondheim Theatre on Thursday night (June 7) in New York City.

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After the show, Melissa was surprised by a visit from her former Supergirl co-star Lynda Carter.

“She is her own kind of Supergirl,” she shared about Carole. “She’s a normal person, and that’s how she saw herself, but she isn’t—specifically in this time in her life that we portray. Because she is a creative genius.”

Just last week, Melissa was seen out at the United Airlines Presents: #StarsInTheAlley annual event.

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