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Based on the novel Anna and the King of Siam by Margaret Landon

Rodgers and Hammerstein's classic about English widow Anna who comes to teach western ways to the royal family of Siam and in turn learns to love and respect the exuberant king. A fun show for the whole family!



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Photo Flash: Saturday Intermission Pics, 5/30 Part 2- AN AMERICAN IN PARIS, THE KING AND I, and More!
by BWW News Desk - May 31, 2015

BroadwayWorld collected as many of yesterday's evening Saturday Intermission Pics as we could to bring you Part 2 of our May 30 #SIP round-up! Check out Part 1 HERE. (more...)

VIDEO: SINGIN' IN THE RAIN International Tour Cast Meet Press in Manila
by Rocky Christopher Fajardo - May 31, 2015

The main cast of the new international touring production of Broadway and West End's hit musical SINGIN' IN THE RAIN, featuring Grant Almirall (Don Lockwood), Bethany Dickson (Kathy Selden), and Steve van Wyk (Cosmo Brown), delighted the Philippine press on Thursday, May 28, at Solaire Resort and Casino's The Forum with one of the show's signature musical numbers: the hummable '50s classic 'Good Morning.' (more...)

HAMILTON and More Win Big at 60th Annual Drama Desk Awards- ALL the Winners!
by BWW News Desk - May 31, 2015

For the first time since 1983 with LITTLE SHOP OF HORRORS, an Off-Broadway musical, HAMILTON, has won the Drama Desk Award for Outstanding Musical! Check out all the winners below! (more...)

Actress Betsy Palmer Dead at Age 88
by BWW News Desk - May 31, 2015

Actress Betsy Palmer, whose long film, stage and television career began back in 1951 in the early days of live television and who later found a new generation of fans in her role as Mrs. Vorhees in the cult film classic Friday the 13th, has died at the age of 88, it was announced today by her longtime manager Brad Lemack. (more...)

Photo Coverage: SINGIN' IN THE RAIN International Tour Cast Meet Press in Manila
by Jory Rivera - May 31, 2015

The main cast of the new international touring production of Broadway and West End's hit musical SINGIN' IN THE RAIN, featuring Grant Almirall (Don Lockwood), Bethany Dickson (Kathy Selden), and Steve van Wyk (Cosmo Brown), delighted the Philippine press on Thursday, May 28, at Solaire Resort and Casino's The Forum with one of the show's signature musical numbers: the hummable '50s classic 'Good Morning.' (more...)

Top Stories You Missed on BWW This Weekend - 5/30-5/31/2015
by - May 31, 2015

Hottest Articles on BroadwayWorld.com from this weekend Sunday, May 31, 2015 - Sunday, May 31, 2015. (more...)

Now Playing Onstage in Los Angeles - Week of 5/31/2015
by BWW - May 31, 2015

Upcoming Shows - Week of 5/31/2015 for Los Angeles (more...)

BWW TV Exclusive: Meet the Nominees- THE KING AND I's Kelli O'Hara- 'It Remains Sparkly!'
by BroadwayWorld TV - May 31, 2015

We are yet another day closer to the biggest night on every theatre-lover's calendar- the 69th Annual Tony Awards, which will be co-hosted by Kristin Chenoweth and Alan Cumming on Sunday, June 7 (8PM on CBS). Earlier this month, the 2015 Tony nominees gathered to meet the press and BroadwayWorld was on hand for the big day. Below, we bring you an exclusive interview with Kelli O'Hara, Best Performance by a Leading Actress in a Musical nominee for The King and I. (more...)

Pittsburgh CLO Honors Courtney Lopez with 2015 Distinguished Alumni Award Tonight
by BWW News Desk - May 30, 2015

Pittsburgh CLO is proud to announce Courtney Lopez as the recipient of the 2015 Distinguished Alumni Award. (more...)

Photo Flash: Saturday Intermission Pics, 5/30- EVER AFTER Snaps First #SIP, and More!
by BWW News Desk - May 30, 2015

It's Saturday, and that means it's time for BroadwayWorld's 'Saturday Intermission Pics' roundup! (more...)

THE FRIDAY SIX: Q&As with Your Favorite Broadway Stars- THE KING AND I's Ashley Park
by BWW Staff - May 29, 2015

Welcome to THE FRIDAY SIX: Q&As with your favorite Broadway stars. Want to know what hooked them to a career in the theater? Their dream roles? Their Broadway crushes? Read on! In this week's edition, we caught up with Ashley Park, who stars as 'Tuptim' in The King and I, currently playing at the Vivian Beaumont Theatre. (more...)

Emily Padgett Leads World Premiere of Maltby & Shire's WATERFALL, Beginning Tonight in Pasadena
by BWW News Desk - May 29, 2015

The 5th Avenue Theatre joins with producing partner Pasadena Playhouse in welcoming Emily Padgett (Broadway: Side Show, Rock of Ages), Thom Sesma (Broadway: The Times They are A-Changin', Man of La Mancha), J. Elaine Marcos (Broadway: Annie, Priscilla Queen of the Desert), and Thai superstar Bie Sukrit to lead the cast of the world premiere of WATERFALL, an epic new Broadway bound musical love story, featuring a distinguished international creative team and a cast of 20. Performances at Pasadena Playhouse take place tonight, May 29, through June 28, 2015, followed by a Seattle run October 1-25, 2015. (more...)

PURE IMAGINATION to Premiere at St. James Theatre
by BWW News Desk - May 29, 2015

Pure Imagination celebrates the songs of Leslie Bricusse, one of the most prolific and well loved film and musical theatre songwriters of our time. (more...)

MARY POPPINS Begins 6/12 at Cumberland County Playhouse
by BWW News Desk - May 29, 2015

Mary Poppins is set to fly over the rooftops of London and into the Cumberland County Playhouse June 12 to August 16! This high-flying family musical features delightful songs from the classic Disney film including the Academy Award-winning 'Chim Chim Cher-ee,' 'A Spoonful of Sugar,' 'Step in Time' and 'Supercalifragilisticexpialidocious.' Winner of 44 major theatre awards from around the globe, Mary Poppins has captivated audiences for generations with its enchanting story, unforgettable songs and dazzling dance numbers. Mary Poppins is the story of a mysterious nanny who magically appears at the Banks household in Edwardian London to care for Jane and Michael Banks. Adventure abounds as she whisks them away to meet dancing chimney sweeps, shopkeepers and an array of colorful characters. Ms. Hackmann will return to the Playhouse stage as Mary Poppins and Mr. Delaney will play Bert. (more...)

Races Are Tight in the BWW Awards - Voting Ends on Sunday!
by BWW Special Coverage - May 29, 2015

Voting runs through May 31, 2015 for the 12th Annual BroadwayWorld.com Awards! Here are the current standings as of 5/29 with just 1 days to go in voting! (more...)

Cabrillo Music Theatre's OKLAHOMA! Coming to TOPAC This July
by BWW News Desk - May 29, 2015

OKLAHOMA! opens on Friday, July 17th , 2015, playing until Sunday, July 26th , and features an added mid-week matinee on July 22nd , at the 1,800-seat Kavli Theatre at the Thousand Oaks Civic Arts Plaza, located at 2100 Thousand Oaks Boulevard in Thousand Oaks.  (more...)

BWW's 'Brush Up On Your TONY Nominees' Guide - Best Revival of a Musical
by Caryn Robbins - May 29, 2015

Leading up to Broadway's biggest night, the 2015 TONY AWARDS, BWW will be bringing you an overview of this year's nominees in the top categories. Next up, the nominees for Best Revival of a Musical. (more...)

BWW TV Exclusive: Meet the Nominees- THE KING AND I's Ruthie Ann Miles- 'It's Been a Dream'
by BroadwayWorld TV - May 29, 2015

We are yet another day closer to the biggest night on every theatre-lover's calendar- the 69th Annual Tony Awards, which will be co-hosted by Kristin Chenoweth and Alan Cumming on Sunday, June 7 (8PM on CBS). Earlier this month, the 2015 Tony nominees gathered to meet the press and BroadwayWorld was on hand for the big day. Below, we bring you an exclusive interview with Ruthie Ann Miles, Best Performance by a Featured Actress in a Musical nominee for The King and I. (more...)

Andy Christopher, Nicholas Rodriguez & More Will Star in BUDDY: THE BUDDY HOLLY STORY at The Muny
by BWW News Desk - May 28, 2015

The Muny announced today the cast for its production of Buddy: The Buddy Holly Story. Written by Alan Janes, Buddy: The Buddy Holly Story is directed by Marcia Milgrom Dodge, choreographed by Josh Walden and music directed by Michael Horsley. (more...)

TONY FEVER! Parte 2: i Tony Awards 2015 e i candidati a 'migliore performance di un'attrice e di un attore non protagonista'
by Valeria Venturelli - May 28, 2015

Abbiamo gia visto i candidati a miglior attrice ed attore protagonista, vediamo quindi i candidati al Tony per le attrici e gli attori non protagonisti! (more...)

69a Entrega de los Premios Tony
by BWW News Desk - May 28, 2015

Por 15° año consecutivo, la pantalla de Film&Arts transmitira en vivo y en directo el mayor evento del teatro de Broadway: la 69ª Entrega Anual de los Premios Tony. La ceremonia conducida por la actriz y cantante Kristin Chenoweth y el actor Alan Cumming se podra seguir en directo desde el Radio City Music Hall de Nueva York para toda Latinoamerica, el domingo 7 de junio desde las 21 (hora Chile/Arg). El sabado 13 a las 21 el canal emitira la repeticion en idioma original con subtitulos en Español, para revivir el imponente show de la maxima premiacion al teatro en Broadway.    (more...)

It's Almost Tony Night! Complete Guide to BWW Coverage - All You Need to Know; Nominees, Schedule & More!
by BWW Special Coverage - Jun 6, 2015

It's almost here! The 2015 Tony Awards will air on CBS Sunday night, June 7 at 8pm and, as usual, BroadwayWorld.com will be your one-stop shop for all things Tonys on Tony Day, Night and Beyond! (more...)

Austin Symphony Presents RODGERS & HAMMERSTEIN CELEBRATION with Nat Chandler and More This Weekend
by BWW News Desk - Jun 5, 2015

Broadway Pops International (BPI) presents Rodgers & Hammerstein Celebration with the Austin Symphony Orchestra and conductor Jeffrey Eckstein with your host Oscar Andy Hammerstein III, starring BPI artists Sarah Pfisterer (The Phantom of the Opera, Show Boat) and Nat Chandler (The Phantom of the Opera, Scarlet Pimpernel). (more...)

Prep for Broadway's Biggest Night with the Numbers Behind the 69th Annual Tony Awards!
by BWW News Desk - Jun 5, 2015

Before Broadway's biggest night on Sunday, June 7th, 37 productions will have opened on Broadway in the 2014-15 season. Of those productions, 10 were eligible for Best New Musical and 11 were eligible for Best New Play at the 69th Annual Tony Awards. In these new plays and musicals, 213 actors made their Broadway debuts in new shows. (more...)

The Best Tony Award Viewing Parties: Where to Eat, Drink and Celebrate the 69th Annual Tony Awards!
by Nora Dominick - Jun 5, 2015

Of course not everyone can be piled into Radio City Music Hall so, instead of sitting on your couch anxiously awaiting for the winners to be announced and drinking a fun musical themed cocktail, 'It Shoulda Gin You' is our favorite, you could be out in hitting up some of the best Tony Award Viewing Parties. BroadwayWorld has rounded up the best Tony Award parties to make this years Tony Awards one for the ages. (more...)

Broadway Revival of FIDDLER ON THE ROOF Reveals New Start Date
by BWW News Desk - Jun 4, 2015

Producers Jeffrey Richards, Jerry Frankel, and Jam Theatricals have announced that Fiddler on the Roof will go on sale to the general public on Saturday, June 6th at 10:00 a.m. EST.  Tickets will be available to purchase on-line at Telecharge.com or by phone at 212-239-6200.  (more...)

In the Spotlight Series: Meet the 2015 Tony Nominees - Kelli O'Hara
by Walter McBride - Jun 4, 2015

Just weeks ago, the 2015 Tony nominees gathered to meet the press and BroadwayWorld was on hand for the big day. Throughout the month, we will continue our Tonys coverage by bringing you exclusive photos by acclaimed photographer Walter McBride! Below, meet Kelli O'Hara, Best Performance by a Leading Actress in a Musical nominee for The King and I. (more...)

BWW TV: BROADWAY QUICK CHANGE with Robert Hartwell and THE KING AND I's Kelli O'Hara!
by Broadway Quick Change - Jun 4, 2015

BroadwayWorld.com, the most visited theatre site on the net, presents its exclusive TV series - BROADWAY QUICK CHANGE. This newly minted series follows Broadway phenom Robert Hartwellon inspirational shopping outings, then into the dressing rooms of Broadway's hottest stars, where wielding his interior design chops, and extraordinary taste, transforms their home away from home, from the Drab to the Fab, the Blah to the Ahhhh! In this latest episode, watch Robert as he helps out Tony nominee Kelli O'Hara at The King and I! (more...)

TONY Producers Share Thoughts on Musical Performances: 'It Doesn't Have to Be the Big Wow'
by TV News Desk - Jun 4, 2015

In a new interview with Variety, longtime TONY AWARD producers Ricky Kirshner and Glenn Weiss share their thoughts on this year's broadcast, (more...)

UPDATE: 2015 Tony Award Predictions Roundup - BWW, NY Times, NY Post, More!
by BWW Special Coverage - Jun 4, 2015

So, you haven't filled out your office Tony pool yet? Don't worry, we've got you covered with predictions from some of Broadway's biggest experts, so you will be able to hedge your bets! As more critics have their say, we will add their picks as well, so take a look at what they have to say, then leave your predictions in the comment below, on Facebook, or Twitter @BroadwayWorld. (more...)

TN Shakespeare Co. & U of M Presents A MIDSUMMER NIGHT'S DREAM, Now thru 6/21
by BWW News Desk - Jun 4, 2015

Tennessee Shakespeare Company (TSC), the Mid-South's professional classical theatre, in partnership with the University of Memphis' Department of Theatre & Dance presents a magical, family-friendly, Louisiana bayou-inspired production of A Midsummer Night's Dream on the U of M's Mainstage from tonight, June 4-21. (more...)

Tweet at the Stars! A List of This Year's Tony Nominees on Twitter
by BWW Special Coverage - Jun 4, 2015

Can't be in New York City for Broadway's biggest night of the year? No sweat! Plenty of this year's Tony Award nominees -- from the stars to the show's creative teams -- are active on Twitter, and you can be sure at least some of them will be posting reactions, comments and content about the ceremony all weekend long and beyond. Plus, you can congratulate the winners as they take the stage for their speeches. To make it easier on our readers, BroadwayWorld has rounded up all the nominees on Twitter - scroll down for the full list! (more...)

YOUNG FRANKENSTEIN Tops Rita Moreno California High School Musical Honors; Winners Announced!
by BWW News Desk - Jun 3, 2015

A panel of nationally recognized judges, including Emmy, Grammy, Oscar and Tony Award-winner, Rita Moreno; choreographer and Broadway dancer Michael Balderrama; director Michael Donovan; and producer, director and choreographer Andy Ferrara, announced the 2015 winners of The Rita Moreno California High School Musical Honors - formerly called The California High School Musical Honors - at San Jose's Center for the Performing Arts. Sponsored by Children's Musical Theater San Jose and Broadway San Jose, a Nederlander Presentation, this yearly regional awards competition recognizes outstanding achievement in high school musical theatre in the greater California region. (more...)

BWW TV Exclusive: BACKSTAGE WITH RICHARD RIDGE- Tonys Special with 2015 Nominee Ruthie Ann Miles!
by BroadwayWorld TV - Jun 3, 2015

Welcome to BWW's exclusive talk show, BACKSTAGE WITH Richard Ridge. Follow Richard as he visits the theater's best and brightest in their dressing rooms, on their stages and favorite hang outs to talk about their lives, careers and all of the things you don't know, but want to know. In the special interview below, Richard welcomes 2015 Best Performance by a Featured Actress in a Musical nominee for The King and I, Ruthie Ann MIles! (more...)

Breaking News: Find Out Who Is Performing What at the Tony Awards; Plus, New Presenters Announced!
by BWW News Desk - Jun 3, 2015

The Tony Awards today announced that more than 175 performers will join Josh Groban on-stage for a special performance - the most performers in a single number in Tony Awards history - at Radio City Music Hall on Sunday night for the 69th Annual Tony Awards. The 2015 Tony Awards will broadcast live from Radio City Music Hall in New York City, on CBS, on Sunday, June 7th 8:00 - 11:00 p.m. (ET/PT time delay) and are presented by The Broadway League and the American Theatre Wing. (more...)

THE KING AND I Broadway Revival Cast Recording Now On Spotify & iTunes
by Pat Cerasaro - Jun 2, 2015

Grab the new The King and I cast recording! (more...)

THE KING AND I Cast Album Available Digitally Starting Today
by BWW News Desk - Jun 2, 2015

Decca Broadway/Universal Music Classics releases the 2015 Broadway Cast Recording of the Lincoln Center Theater production of Rodgers & Hammerstein's The King and I, starring Kelli O'Hara as Anna Leonowens and Ken Watanabe as the King of Siam, available digitally today, June 2, and physically on June 9. (more...)

ON THE TOWN and AN AMERICAN IN PARIS Tie at the 2015 Astaire Awards!
by BWW News Desk - Jun 2, 2015

Broadway legend Joel Grey (CABARET, WICKED) and Hollywood producer Harvey Weinstein (FINDING NEVERLAND) will be the honorees at this year's Fred and Adele Astaire Awards. The gala evening celebrates the 2015 season's outstanding dance and choreography on Broadway and film. The event will take place tonight, June 1, 2015 at NYU Skirball Center for the Performing Arts, with this year's nominations announced on May 4 at Central Park. (more...)

BWW's 'Brush Up On Your TONY Nominees' Guide: Best Performance by an Actor in a Leading Role - Musical
by Caryn Robbins - Jun 2, 2015

Leading up to Broadway's biggest night, the 2015 TONY AWARDS, BWW brings you our 'Brush Up On Your TONY Nominees' Guide to this year's nominees in the top categories. (more...)

And the 2015 BroadwayWorld.com Award Winners Are...
by BWW Special Coverage - Jun 2, 2015

Voting has ended for another record breaking year in the BroadwayWorld.com Awards. For the 12th Annual year,  hundreds of thousands of theatregoers and fans weighed in, breaking site traffic records and further solidifying the BroadwayWorld.com Awards place as the largest and most popular online Broadway polling event of its kind, open to all and with fully visible and audited results. (more...)

WAKE UP with BWW 6/2/2015 - Eisenberg's THE SPOILS, Estefan's ON YOUR FEET! and More!
by Jessica Showers - Jun 2, 2015

Good morning, BroadwayWorld! Because we know all our readers eat, sleep and breathe Broadway, what could be better than waking up to it? Today's big news: Jesse Eisenberg returns to the stage, ON YOUR FEET! starts up in the Windy City and more! (more...)

THE KING AND I Broadway Revival Cast Recording Now Available For Pre-Order, Out Today
by BWW News Desk - Jun 1, 2015

The King and I is ready to release a cast album! (more...)

Summer Stages: Rhode Island Summer Events
by Veronica Bruscini - Jun 1, 2015

Warm, dazzling sunshine and refreshing sea breezes signal the start of the summer arts season in Rhode Island. Once again, Ocean State performers have a busy season planned, as venues from Downcity to South County prepare to welcome stories and songs to their stages. (more...)

Nashville's 6/1/15 Theater Calendar
by Jeffrey Ellis - Jun 1, 2015

Sometimes it seems there is so much theater happening that it's difficult to keep track of it all. From personal experience, despite all the datebooks, smart phones, tablets, desktop computers and laptops...it's hard to keep everything straight in this wacky business of the show. (more...)

2015 Astaire Awards Celebrate Top Dancers, Joel Grey and More This Evening
by BWW News Desk - Jun 1, 2015

Broadway legend Joel Grey (CABARET, WICKED) and Hollywood producer Harvey Weinstein (FINDING NEVERLAND) will be the honorees at this year's Fred and Adele Astaire Awards. The gala evening celebrates the 2015 season's outstanding dance and choreography on Broadway and film. The event will take place tonight, June 1, 2015 at NYU Skirball Center for the Performing Arts, with this year's nominations announced on May 4 at Central Park. (more...)

INDUSTRY INSIGHT: Weekly Grosses Analysis - 6/1; SOMETHING ROTTEN! Hits Another High
by BWW Special Coverage - Jun 1, 2015

Welcome to this week's edition of our new WEEKLY GROSSES ANALYSIS, part of our new Industry Insights section that will feature insider industry information, commentary and insights! Read on for all the weekly grosses statistics for the movers and shakers from the latest grosses, 5/31/2015. (more...)

What's Playing on Broadway: June 1-7, 2015
by BWW Special Coverage - Jun 1, 2015

Below, BroadwayWorld brings you this weekly listing of Broadway shows and their show times for the week of June 1-7, 2015?. (more...)

STAGE TUBE: Stage Vets Announce 2015 AWARESIE AWARD Winners!
by Stage Tube - Jun 1, 2015

Annoying Actor Friend enlisted a pack of theatre talent to present the inaugural AWARESIE AWARDS today, June 1. Click below to see them announce the winners (full list below)! The AWARESIE AWARDS honor excellence on Broadway, Broadway Internet, and more specifically: Shit the Tonys Leave Out. (more...)

BWW's 'Brush Up On Your TONY Nominees': Best Performance by an Actress in a Leading Role - Musical
by Caryn Robbins - Jun 1, 2015

Leading up to Broadway's biggest night, the 2015 TONY AWARDS, BWW brings you our 'Brush Up On Your TONY Nominees' Guide to this year's nominees in the top categories. (more...)

Broadway Ticket Buying Guide: June 1-7, 2015
by BWW Special Coverage - Jun 1, 2015

Welcome to BroadwayWorld's: The Broadway Ticket Buying Guide. Below, you will find weekly updates on full priced tickets, discounts, availability for the hottest productions, and locations for shows playing the Great White Way! Catch up on all the latest stats so that you can see your favorite productions at the best price! (And make it there on time). (more...)

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