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The head of the Rodgers & Hammerstein Organization Ted Chapin announced that one of the duo's most beloved musicals, THE KING AND I, will be brought back to the stage by Lincoln Center Theater in Spring 2015, starring Rodgers and Hammerstein veteran Kelli O'Hara.

Tickets for Ken Watanabe and Kelli O'Hara-Led 2015 Broadway Revival of THE KING AND I Go on Sale TodayTickets for Ken Watanabe and Kelli O'Hara-Led 2015 Broadway Revival of THE KING AND I Go on Sale Today
by BWW News Desk - October 19, 2014

Tickets for the upcoming revival of The King and I at the Lincoln Center Theater go on sale to the general public today, Oct. 19. (more...)

Meet the King! Learn All About THE KING AND I's Ken WatanabeMeet the King! Learn All About THE KING AND I's Ken Watanabe
by BWW News Desk - June 30, 2014

As BroadwayWorld just reported, Lincoln Center Theater has announced that Kelli O'Hara will play Anna Leonowens, and Ken Watanabe will play the King of Siam, in its new production of Rodgers & Hammerstein's The King and I, with music by Richard Rodgers and a book and lyrics by Oscar Hammerstein II, based on the novel Anna and the King of Siam by Margaret Landon. The production, to be directed by Bartlett Sher, will begin performances Thursday, March 12, 2015, and open on Thursday, April 16, 2015, at the Vivian Beaumont Theater (150 West 65 Street). Broadway audiences are already very familiar with the five-time Tony nominee O'Hara, but Watanabe will make his American stage debut in the production. His Japanese theatre credits include Dialogue with Horowitz, Hamlet, Shitayamannen-cho monogatari, The Lion in Winter and The Royal Hunt of the Sun. (more...)

Breaking News: Ken Watanabe to Star Opposite Kelli O'Hara in Bartlett Sher's 2015 Broadway Revival of THE KING AND I!Breaking News: Ken Watanabe to Star Opposite Kelli O'Hara in Bartlett Sher's 2015 Broadway Revival of THE KING AND I!
by BWW News Desk - June 30, 2014

Lincoln Center Theater has announced that Kelli O'Hara will play Anna Leonowens, and Ken Watanabe will play the King of Siam, in its new production of Rodgers & Hammerstein's The King and I, with music by Richard Rodgers and a book and lyrics by Oscar Hammerstein II, based on the novel Anna and the King of Siam by Margaret Landon. The production, to be directed by Bartlett Sher, will begin performances Thursday, March 12, 2015, and open on Thursday, April 16, 2015, at the Vivian Beaumont Theater (150 West 65 Street). (more...)

THE KING AND I Revival Still Seeking a Leading Lady?THE KING AND I Revival Still Seeking a Leading Lady?
by Louisa Brady - June 20, 2014

Though it had previously seemed inevitable that O'Hara would appear as Anna next spring on Broadway, it is impossible to know for certain yet. (more...)

Kelli O'Hara Confirms She's in Talks for 2015 Broadway Revival of THE KING AND IKelli O'Hara Confirms She's in Talks for 2015 Broadway Revival of THE KING AND I
by BWW News Desk - June 8, 2014

As BroadwayWorld previously reported, one of Rodgers & Hammerstein's most beloved musicals, The King and I, will be brought back to the stage by Lincoln Center Theater in Spring 2015. On the red carpet for tonight's 2014 Tony Awards, long-rumored lead Kelli O'Hara confirmed she's currently in talks to reteam with THE BRIDGES OF MADISON COUNTY director, Bartlett Sher, on the revival. (more...)

Official: Bartlett Sher to Direct  Broadway Revival of THE KING AND I; Arrives Spring 2015!Official: Bartlett Sher to Direct Broadway Revival of THE KING AND I; Arrives Spring 2015!
by BWW News Desk - June 6, 2014

As BroadwayWorld previously reported, one of Rodgers & Hammerstein's most beloved musicals, The King and I, will be brought back to the stage by Lincoln Center Theater in Spring 2015. BroadwayWorld has just confirmed that Tony winner Bartlett will direct the revival. Casting has not yet been announced, though Rodgers and Hammerstein veteran Kelli O'Hara, who just concluded a run in Sher's The Bridges of Madison County, has long been rumored to lead the revival. (more...)

BWW Exclusive: THE KING AND I in MelbourneBWW Exclusive: THE KING AND I in Melbourne
by Brett Considine - May 30, 2014

The King and I, Rodgers and Hammerstein's timeless musical, is coming to Melbourne in June. Broadway World had the opportunity to see the recently cast children in action as they set about learning their roles for the imminent Melbourne opening. (more...)

Official: THE KING AND I Coming Back to Broadway in Spring 2015; Kelli O'Hara to Lead?Official: THE KING AND I Coming Back to Broadway in Spring 2015; Kelli O'Hara to Lead?
by BWW News Desk - April 7, 2014

A Lincoln Center Theater representative has confirmed that the musical will indeed arrive on Broadway next year. Casting has not yet been announced, though Rodgers and Hammerstein veteran Kelli O'Hara, who is currently starring in The Bridges of Madison County, has long been rumored to lead the revival. (more...)

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