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Neil Simon Theatre (New York, NY)
250 W. 52nd St.

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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!


CABARET FOR A CAUSE Benefits ALS Guardian Angels Tonight at The Cutting RoomCABARET FOR A CAUSE Benefits ALS Guardian Angels Tonight at The Cutting Room
by BWW News Desk - Apr 27, 2015

Cabaret for a Cause will play NYC, tonight, April 27th, 7:30 PM at The Cutting Room, as a benefit for ALS Guardian Angels. (more...)

First-Ever AWARESIE AWARDS to Honor 'Sh*t the Tonys Leave Out'; Nominees Announced!First-Ever AWARESIE AWARDS to Honor 'Sh*t the Tonys Leave Out'; Nominees Announced!
by BWW News Desk - Apr 27, 2015

Annoying Actor Friend just announced the inaugural AWARESIE AWARDS. But what are they, exactly? (more...)

INDUSTRY INSIGHT: Weekly Grosses Analysis -  4/27INDUSTRY INSIGHT: Weekly Grosses Analysis - 4/27
by BWW Special Coverage - Apr 27, 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, 4/26/2015. (more...)

Broadway Ticket Buying Guide: April 27- May 3, 2015Broadway Ticket Buying Guide: April 27- May 3, 2015
by BWW Special Coverage - Apr 27, 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...)

CINDERELLA National Tour Recoups!CINDERELLA National Tour Recoups!
by BWW News Desk - Apr 27, 2015

Producers Robyn Goodman, Jill Furman and Stephen Kocis announce that the national tour of Rodgers + Hammerstein's Cinderella has recouped its entire $4.8 million investment in just six months after having launched on October 10, 2014 in Providence, RI. (more...)

What's Playing on Broadway: April 27- May 3, 2015What's Playing on Broadway: April 27- May 3, 2015
by BWW Special Coverage - Apr 27, 2015

Below, BroadwayWorld brings you this weekly listing of Broadway shows and their show times for the week of April 27- May 3, 2015?. (more...)

BWW TV Exclusive: Joshua Ellis Shares True Stories of a Broadway Press Agent in CALL MY PUBLICIST!BWW TV Exclusive: Joshua Ellis Shares True Stories of a Broadway Press Agent in CALL MY PUBLICIST!
by Randy Rainbow - Apr 26, 2015

The York Theatre Company (James Morgan, Producing Artistic Director; Andrew Levine, Executive Director), as part of its acclaimed Developmental Readings Series, presented CALL MY PUBLICIST! - The Starry Education of a Broadway Press Agent, written and performed by Joshua Ellis. This premiere reading, directed by Gretchen Cryer was presented earlier this month at The York Theatre Company. BroadwayWorld brings you exclusive highlights from the special night below! (more...)

Photo Coverage: Inside the DOCTOR ZHIVAGO Gypsy Robe CeremonyPhoto Coverage: Inside the DOCTOR ZHIVAGO Gypsy Robe Ceremony
by Walter McBride - Apr 25, 2015

The company of DOCTOR ZHIVAGO just celebrated their opening with the Gypsy Robe ceremonyl, at which Lainie Sakakura from The King and I passed off the robe to Joseph Medeiros. BroadwayWorld was on the scene for the sacred ritual, so check out photos below! (more...)

Photo Flash: Saturday Intermission Pics, 4/25 - ON THE TOWN, AN AMERICAN IN PARIS, KINKY BOOTS, and More!Photo Flash: Saturday Intermission Pics, 4/25 - ON THE TOWN, AN AMERICAN IN PARIS, KINKY BOOTS, and More!
by BWW News Desk - Apr 25, 2015

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This Just In! Final 2015 Tony Awards Eligibility Rulings Are In for 18 Spring Shows!This Just In! Final 2015 Tony Awards Eligibility Rulings Are In for 18 Spring Shows!
by BWW News Desk - Apr 24, 2015

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KING & I's Kelli O'Hara Talks Broadway Success: 'I'm Not an American Idol Type Singer'KING & I's Kelli O'Hara Talks Broadway Success: 'I'm Not an American Idol Type Singer'
by Caryn Robbins - Apr 24, 2015

In a new interview with Variety, Kelli O'Hara, who stars as 'Anna' in the current revival of The King and I on Broadway, looks back on her early career, including her 1999 national tour of Frank Wildhorn's 'Jekyll and Hyde.' (more...)

2015 Drama Desk Nominations Announced HAMILTON Leads the Pack; Followed by AN AMERICAN IN PARIS - All the Nominees!2015 Drama Desk Nominations Announced HAMILTON Leads the Pack; Followed by AN AMERICAN IN PARIS - All the Nominees!
by BWW News Desk - Apr 23, 2015

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Opera North's CAROUSEL to Return to the UK This SpringOpera North's CAROUSEL to Return to the UK This Spring
by BWW News Desk - Apr 22, 2015

A hit production of the classic American musical, Carousel, is returning to the UK stage this spring. (more...)

GLEE's Jenna Ushkowitz to Lead Pittsburgh CLO's THE WEDDING SINGER; 2015 Summer Season Casts SetGLEE's Jenna Ushkowitz to Lead Pittsburgh CLO's THE WEDDING SINGER; 2015 Summer Season Casts Set
by BWW News Desk - Apr 22, 2015

Pittsburgh CLO's 2015 Summer Season will be highlighted by stand-out performances from Broadway's best and distinguished stars of film and television, including Jenna Ushkowitz from Fox's hit series "Glee" and the dynamic duo of Kim Zimmer and Robert Newman from 'Guiding Light.' (more...)

2015 Drama League Nominations Announced - From HAMILTON to THE VISIT - Complete List!2015 Drama League Nominations Announced - From HAMILTON to THE VISIT - Complete List!
by BWW News Desk - Apr 21, 2015

The Drama League has announced the 2015 Drama League Awards Nominees this morning - check out the complete list! (more...)

Exclusive Photo Coverage: Inside THE KING AND I's Gypsy Robe Ceremony!Exclusive Photo Coverage: Inside THE KING AND I's Gypsy Robe Ceremony!
by Walter McBride - Apr 20, 2015

The company of The King and I just celebrated their opening with the Gypsy Robe ritual, at which the recipient from Finding Neverland bestowed the honor on Lainie Sakakura. BroadwayWorld was on hand for the event and brings you full photo coverage below! (more...)

What's Playing on Broadway: April 20-26, 2015What's Playing on Broadway: April 20-26, 2015
by BWW Special Coverage - Apr 20, 2015

Below, BroadwayWorld brings you this weekly listing of Broadway shows and their show times for the week of April 20-26, 2015?. (more...)

Magical Music for Life Foundation Presents TUNES IN TIMES SQUARE Benefit ConcertMagical Music for Life Foundation Presents TUNES IN TIMES SQUARE Benefit Concert
by BWW News Desk - Apr 20, 2015

Magical Music for Life Foundation will present its fourth annual TUNES IN TIMES SQUARE benefit concert Sunday, May 3, 2015 at 10:00 a.m. - 6:00 p.m. on the Broadway Pedestrian Plaza between 46th & 47th Streets in Times Square. This event will be a continuous sing-a-thon, with members of the Broadway community, talented children & groups from the tri-state area, and the Magical Music singing groups taking turns on the stage. (more...)

INDUSTRY INSIGHT: Weekly Grosses Analysis -  4/20INDUSTRY INSIGHT: Weekly Grosses Analysis - 4/20
by BWW Special Coverage - Apr 20, 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, 4/19/2015. (more...)

Broadway's Daniel Reichard Will Return to Birdland Jazz Club, 5/10Broadway's Daniel Reichard Will Return to Birdland Jazz Club, 5/10
by BWW News Desk - Apr 20, 2015

The Broadway at Birdland concert series has announced the return of Broadway and concert star Daniel Reichard, who will return to Birdland on Sunday, May 10 at 6pm, with a show celebrating the music and lyrics of Richard Rodgers and Oscar Hammerstein II. The evening will feature selections from the celebrated songwriting team's catalogue, including rarely-heard jewels and treasured classics alike. (more...)

BC/EFA's BROADWAY BARES: SOLO STRIPS 2015 Will Steam Up 42West in May; Tickets Now on Sale!BC/EFA's BROADWAY BARES: SOLO STRIPS 2015 Will Steam Up 42West in May; Tickets Now on Sale!
by BWW News Desk - Apr 20, 2015

Broadway Bares gets up close and personal as the 2015 Bares season gets underway with Broadway Bares Solo Strips at 9 pm on Sunday, May 10, 2015, at 42West (514 West 42nd Street, NYC). (more...)

First Award Noms of the Year! 2014-15 Outer Critics Circle Award Nominations Announced and SOMETHING ROTTEN! Leads the Pack!First Award Noms of the Year! 2014-15 Outer Critics Circle Award Nominations Announced and SOMETHING ROTTEN! Leads the Pack!
by BWW Special Coverage - Apr 20, 2015

The Outer Critics Circle, the organization of writers covering New York theatre for out-of-town newspapers, national publications and other media beyond Broadway announced the nominees this morning for the 2014-15 season. The first major Broadway/Off-Broadway award nominees of the New York theater season, the organization is celebrating its 64th season of bestowing awards of excellence in the field of theater. The Outer Critics Circle is an association with members affiliated with more than ninety newspapers, magazines, radio and television stations, Internet, and theatre publications in America and abroad. (more...)

Broadway Ticket Buying Guide: April 20-26, 2015Broadway Ticket Buying Guide: April 20-26, 2015
by BWW Special Coverage - Apr 20, 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...)

BWW Reviews:  Sher's THE KING AND I is South Pacific's Siamese TwinBWW Reviews: Sher's THE KING AND I is South Pacific's Siamese Twin
by Michael Dale - Apr 19, 2015

Kelli O'Hara stars in a Bartlett Sher Rodgers and Hammerstein revival that mimics his previous Rodgers and Hammerstein revival. (more...)

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by - Apr 19, 2015

Hottest Articles on BroadwayWorld.com from this weekend Sunday, April 19, 2015 - Sunday, April 19, 2015. (more...)

Photo Flash: Saturday Intermission Pics, 4/18 Pt 2- THE KING AND I, ON THE TWENTIETH CENTURY, FINDING NEVERLAND, and More!Photo Flash: Saturday Intermission Pics, 4/18 Pt 2- THE KING AND I, ON THE TWENTIETH CENTURY, FINDING NEVERLAND, and More!
by BWW News Desk - Apr 19, 2015

BroadwayWorld collected as many of yesterday's evening Saturday Intermission Pics as we could to bring you Part 2 of our April 18 #SIP round-up! Check out Part 1 HERE. (more...)

Photo Coverage: Spring is In the Air- Broadway Warms Up for New Season!Photo Coverage: Spring is In the Air- Broadway Warms Up for New Season!
by Kevin Thomas Garcia - Apr 18, 2015

There's nothing quite like Broadway in the spring, and with a total of eighteen new productions opening before the end of the spring season, most of the billboards of New York City's theatre district are all new! Below, BroadwayWorld is excited to bring you photos of Broadway in the spring! (more...)

THIS WEEK IN PICTURES: April 11-17THIS WEEK IN PICTURES: April 11-17
by BWW News Desk - Apr 17, 2015

Catch up on the week's biggest stories from Broadway and beyond in BroadwayWorld's 'This Week in Pictures,' featuring coverage of press events, rehearsals, opening nights, and more. Highlights this week include coverage of the opening nights of AN AMERICAN IN PARIS, IT SHOULDA BEEN YOU, FINDING NEVERLAND, and The King and I, a first look at SOMETHING ROTTEN!, the cast of HAMILTON's tribute to A CHORUS LINE, and more! (more...)

Kelli O'Hara On Getting To Know THE KING AND I, Favorite Moments & MoreKelli O'Hara On Getting To Know THE KING AND I, Favorite Moments & More
by Pat Cerasaro - Apr 17, 2015

Kelli O'Hara talks The King and I in a new interview! (more...)

Thom Sesma, J. Elaine Marcos & Bie Sukrit to Join Emily Padgett in World Premiere of Richard Maltby Jr. & David Shire's WATERFALLThom Sesma, J. Elaine Marcos & Bie Sukrit to Join Emily Padgett in World Premiere of Richard Maltby Jr. & David Shire's WATERFALL
by BWW News Desk - Apr 17, 2015

The 5th Avenue Theatre joins with producing partner Pasadena Playhouse in announcing that 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 will 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. (more...)

Photo Coverage: THE KING AND I Arrives on Broadway- Go Inside Opening Night!Photo Coverage: THE KING AND I Arrives on Broadway- Go Inside Opening Night!
by Kevin Thomas Garcia - Apr 17, 2015

Lincoln Center Theater presents Rodgers & Hammerstein's The King and I, led by Kelli O'Hara (as Anna Leonowens) and Ken Watanabe (as the King of Siam), directed by Bartlett Sher. The production opened last night, April 16, 2015 at the Vivian Beaumont Theater (150 West 65 Street). BroadwayWorld brings you photos from inside opening night below! (more...)

WAKE UP with BWW 4/16/2015 - THE KING AND I, A CHORUS LINE, NERDS and More!WAKE UP with BWW 4/16/2015 - THE KING AND I, A CHORUS LINE, NERDS and More!
by Jessica Showers - Apr 16, 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: The King and I sweeps onto Broadway, A CHORUS LINE marks its 40th anniversary, AMERICAN BUFFALO starts in the West End and more! (more...)

Shall We Dance? THE KING AND I Opens on Broadway TonightShall We Dance? THE KING AND I Opens on Broadway Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Apr 16, 2015

Lincoln Center Theater presents Rodgers & Hammerstein's The King and I, led by Kelli O'Hara (as Anna Leonowens) and Ken Watanabe (as the King of Siam), directed by Bartlett Sher, and opening tonight, April 16, 2015 at the Vivian Beaumont Theater (150 West 65 Street). (more...)

BWW #TBT CD Reviews: Kelli O'Hara's WONDER IN THE WORLD and ALWAYS are CharismaticBWW #TBT CD Reviews: Kelli O'Hara's WONDER IN THE WORLD and ALWAYS are Charismatic
by David Clarke - Apr 16, 2015

Originally from Oklahoma, Broadway superstar Kelli O'Hara has been thrilling New York audiences as Anna Leonowens in Lincoln Center Theater's Broadway revival of The King and I. While she is busy putting the final touches on this cherished, classic role before the critics take their seats for opening night, I am exploring her charismatic solo albums WONDER IN THE WORLD, a collection of classic tunes arranged and orchestrated by Harry Connick, Jr., and ALWAYS, a collection of music from Broadway shows and gifted musical writers. (more...)

Review Roundup: THE KING AND I Opens on Broadway - All the Reviews!Review Roundup: THE KING AND I Opens on Broadway - All the Reviews!
by Review Roundups - Apr 16, 2015

Lincoln Center Theater presents Rodgers & Hammerstein's The King and I, led by Kelli O'Hara (as Anna Leonowens) and Ken Watanabe (as the King of Siam), directed by Bartlett Sher. The production opens tonight, April 16, 2015 at the Vivian Beaumont Theater (150 West 65 Street). Let's see what the critics had to say... (more...)

Getting To Know You! Meet the Full Cast of THE KING AND I, Opening Tonight on BroadwayGetting To Know You! Meet the Full Cast of THE KING AND I, Opening Tonight on Broadway
by Meet the Cast - Apr 16, 2015

Lincoln Center Theater presents Rodgers & Hammerstein's The King and I, led by Kelli O'Hara (as Anna Leonowens) and Ken Watanabe (as the King of Siam), directed by Bartlett Sher. The production opens tonight, April 16, 2015 at the Vivian Beaumont Theater (150 West 65 Street). Scroll down to learn more about the company, plus watch highlights from the show! (more...)

WAKE UP with BWW 4/15/2015 - FINDING NEVERLAND, GYPSY, HAMLET and More!WAKE UP with BWW 4/15/2015 - FINDING NEVERLAND, GYPSY, HAMLET and More!
by Jessica Showers - Apr 15, 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: FINDING NEVERLAND brings magic to Broadway, GYPSY starts in the West End, Peter Sarsgaard takes on HAMLET and more! (more...)

Applications Now Being Accepted for the Broadway For All Summer ConservatoryApplications Now Being Accepted for the Broadway For All Summer Conservatory
by BWW News Desk - Apr 15, 2015

Broadway For All, a NYC not-for-profit that offers tuition-free training in the performing arts to promising middle and high school students, is accepting applications for its summer conservatory program through Sunday, April 19. The summer conservatory will run in a convenient Midtown location on weekdays from June 29 to August 5 from 9:45 AM - 4:00 PM. (more...)

'The Showtune Mosh Pit' for April 15th. 2015'The Showtune Mosh Pit' for April 15th. 2015
by Paul W. Thompson - Apr 15, 2015

The latest in unauthorized gossip and buzz from the heart of Chicago's showtune video bars, and musical theater news from Chicago to Broadway. Lyric's 'Carousel' and the 'Sound Of Music' movie keep R&H front and center, plus 'Show Boat' from San Francisco and 'The Wiz,' 'Rocky Horror' and 'Grease' coming on television. COT has Ricky Ian Gordon, the Royal George has Louis Prima, more 'First Date' and 'Ordinary Days,' 'On Your Feet' and Broadway In Chicago's summer concert get set, and more! (more...)

STAGE TUBE: Sizzling Sexiness Coming to 42West in Broadway Bares' SOLO STRIPS 2015; Lineup Announced!STAGE TUBE: Sizzling Sexiness Coming to 42West in Broadway Bares' SOLO STRIPS 2015; Lineup Announced!
by Stage Tube - Apr 14, 2015

Broadway Bares gets up close and personal as the 2015 Bares season gets underway with Broadway Bares Solo Strips at 9 pm on Sunday, May 10, 2015, at 42West (514 West 42nd Street, NYC). Scroll down to watch a promo for the show! (more...)

BWW Reviews: THOROUGHLY MUSLIM MILLIE Thoroughly MirthfulBWW Reviews: THOROUGHLY MUSLIM MILLIE Thoroughly Mirthful
by Nancy Grossman - Apr 14, 2015

Ryan Landry and the Gold Dust Orphans mash-up THOROUGHLY MODERN MILLIE, THE SOUND OF MUSIC, and the politics of oil and the Middle East in their latest side-splitting musical, THOROUGHLY MUSLIM MILLIE. Scott Martino's to-die-for costumes and scenic design aesthetic are on display, along with a cast made up of long-time favorites and fresh talent, singing and dancing to a batch of borrowed musical theater gems. Put on your harem pants and belly dance down to Machine in the Fenway. (more...)

ROOM ON THE BROOM, EGG, CINDERELLA and More Set for Segerstrom's 2015-16 Family SeriesROOM ON THE BROOM, EGG, CINDERELLA and More Set for Segerstrom's 2015-16 Family Series
by BWW News Desk - Apr 14, 2015

Segerstrom Center for the Arts announces its 2015 - 2016 Family Series with eight shows guaranteed to inspire and delight, performed by talented international artists. (more...)

Extensive New Video Montage For THE KING & I RevivalExtensive New Video Montage For THE KING & I Revival
by Pat Cerasaro - Apr 14, 2015

Shall we preview?! (more...)

BWW TV: Watch Highlights of Kelli O'Hara and Ken Watanabe in THE KING AND I on Broadway!BWW TV: Watch Highlights of Kelli O'Hara and Ken Watanabe in THE KING AND I on Broadway!
by BroadwayWorld TV - Apr 14, 2015

Lincoln Center Theater's The King and I, which features a cast led by Kelli O'Hara (as Anna Leonowens) and Ken Watanabe (as the King of Siam), is directed by Bartlett Sher, is currently in previews ahead of an official opening night on Thursday, April 16 at the Vivian Beaumont Theater (150 West 65 Street). Below, BroadwayWorld brings you highlights of the cast in action! (more...)

Understudies from GIGI, THE KING AND I & More Set for Musicals Tonight!'s AT THIS PERFORMANCE... TonightUnderstudies from GIGI, THE KING AND I & More Set for Musicals Tonight!'s AT THIS PERFORMANCE... Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Apr 13, 2015

Musicals Tonight! continues its ongoing salute to Broadway and Off-Broadway Standbys, Understudies and Alternates with its next edition of At This Performance... held tonight, April 13th at The Lion Theatre, 410 West 42nd Street at 7 PM. (more...)

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by BWW Special Coverage - Apr 13, 2015

Below, BroadwayWorld brings you this weekly listing of Broadway shows and their show times for the week of April 13-19, 2015?. (more...)

Broadway Ticket Buying Guide: April 13-19, 2015Broadway Ticket Buying Guide: April 13-19, 2015
by BWW Special Coverage - Apr 13, 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...)

Photo Flash: Saturday Intermission Pics, 4/12 Part 2 - CAROUSEL Cast Snaps First #SIP, Plus THE KING AND I, FUN HOME, and More!Photo Flash: Saturday Intermission Pics, 4/12 Part 2 - CAROUSEL Cast Snaps First #SIP, Plus THE KING AND I, FUN HOME, and More!
by BWW News Desk - Apr 12, 2015

BroadwayWorld collected as many of yesterday's evening Saturday Intermission Pics as we could to bring you Part 2 of our April 11 #SIP round-up! Check out Part 1 HERE. (more...)

Helpmann Awards 2015 - Sue Nattrass Award Recipient AnnouncedHelpmann Awards 2015 - Sue Nattrass Award Recipient Announced
by BWW News Desk - Apr 12, 2015

Live Performance Australia (LPA) is honoured to announce Eric Robinson, CEO of Australia's leading equipment supplier, JPJ Audio and Jands Production Services (JPS), as the recipient of this year's Sue Nattrass Award. (more...)

Top Stories You Missed on BWW This Weekend - 4/11-4/12/2015Top Stories You Missed on BWW This Weekend - 4/11-4/12/2015
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