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Photo Flash: Broadway's THE KING AND I Partners with TDF for Autism-Friendly PerformancePhoto Flash: Broadway's THE KING AND I Partners with TDF for Autism-Friendly Performance
by BWW News Desk - April 25, 2016

Yesterday, Sunday April 24, Theatre Development Fund's (TDF) Autism Theatre Initiative presented the first autism-friendly performance of Lincoln Center Theater's Tony Award-winning production of Rodgers & Hammerstein's The King and I at the Vivian Beaumont Theater. (more...)
Photo Coverage: Getting to Know the New Stars of THE KING AND I- Daniel Dae Kim and Marin Mazzie!Photo Coverage: Getting to Know the New Stars of THE KING AND I- Daniel Dae Kim and Marin Mazzie!
by Walter McBride - April 21, 2016

As previously reported, 3-time Tony Award nominee Marin Mazzie and Daniel Dae Kim will soon join the Tony Award-winning production of Rodgers & Hammerstein's The King and I beginning Tuesday, May 3 at the Vivian Beaumont Theater. In anticipation, BroadwayWorld caught up with the pair in the rehearsal room just yesterday. Check out complete photo coverage below! (more...)
Photo: First Look - Marin Mazzie & Daniel Dae Kim Star in THE KING AND I!Photo: First Look - Marin Mazzie & Daniel Dae Kim Star in THE KING AND I!
by BWW News Desk - April 21, 2016

Today. THE KING AND I tweeted a first look at its newest King of Siam and Anna - check it out below! (more...)
BWW TV: Marin Mazzie & Daniel Dae Kim on Their Upcoming Journey to Siam in Broadway's THE KING AND I!BWW TV: Marin Mazzie & Daniel Dae Kim on Their Upcoming Journey to Siam in Broadway's THE KING AND I!
by BroadwayWorld TV - April 20, 2016

As previously reported, 3-time Tony Award nominee Marin Mazzie and Daniel Dae Kim will soon join the Tony Award-winning production of Rodgers & Hammerstein's The King and I beginning Tuesday, May 3 at the Vivian Beaumont Theater. In anticipation, BroadwayWorld caught up with the pair in the rehearsal room earlier today - below, check out what they had to say about their upcoming journey to Siam! (more...)
Photo Flash: Marin Mazzie is Getting to Know Her KING AND I WardrobePhoto Flash: Marin Mazzie is Getting to Know Her KING AND I Wardrobe
by BWW News Desk - April 19, 2016

As BroadwayWorld previously reported, 3-time Tony Award nominee Marin Mazzie will assume the role of Anna Leonowens in its Tony Award-winning production of Rodgers & Hammerstein's The King and I beginning Tuesday, May 3 at the Vivian Beaumont Theater (150 West 65 Street). She still has some time to prepare for her Broadway return, but she's already ready to go with her Act 2 gown! (more...)
PHOTO: Something Wonderful! Llana, Watanabe, Lee, and Kim Join Together at THE KING AND IPHOTO: Something Wonderful! Llana, Watanabe, Lee, and Kim Join Together at THE KING AND I
by Louisa Brady - April 17, 2016

Jose Llana, who took over as The King for Ken Watanabe last summer in the Tony Award winning production of THE KING AND I, took to Instagram to commemorate a special moment - all four kings (Ken Watanabe, Hoon Lee, Daniel Dae Kim, and himself) together! (more...)
BWW Flashback: Tony-Winning Revival of THE KING AND I Celebrates First Year on Broadway TodayBWW Flashback: Tony-Winning Revival of THE KING AND I Celebrates First Year on Broadway Today
by BWW Special Coverage - April 17, 2016

This Sunday, April 17 marks the first year anniversary for Lincoln Center Theater's Tony Award-winning production of Rodgers & Hammerstein's The King and I directed by Bartlett Sher, at the Vivian Beaumont Theater (150 West 65 Street). (more...)
LCT's THE KING AND I Will Celebrate First Anniversary on Broadway This WeekendLCT's THE KING AND I Will Celebrate First Anniversary on Broadway This Weekend
by BWW News Desk - April 15, 2016

This Sunday, April 17 marks the first anniversary for Lincoln Center Theater's Tony Award-winning production of Rodgers & Hammerstein's The King and I, directed by Bartlett Sher, at the Vivian Beaumont Theater (150 West 65 Street). (more...)
THE KING AND I's Marin Mazzie Will Host Facebook Live Chat on Monday!THE KING AND I's Marin Mazzie Will Host Facebook Live Chat on Monday!
by BWW News Desk - April 8, 2016

As BroadwayWorld previously reported, 3-time Tony Award nominee Marin Mazzie will assume the role of Anna Leonowens in its Tony Award-winning production of Rodgers & Hammerstein's The King and I beginning Tuesday, May 3 at the Vivian Beaumont Theater (150 West 65 Street). The star just announced that she'll be answering questions from fans in a live chat on Monday morning: (more...)
FAN ART:  If 1776 Can Go Modern, Why Not THE KING AND I?FAN ART: If 1776 Can Go Modern, Why Not THE KING AND I?
by Michael Dale - April 7, 2016

Check out hipster couple Lun Tha and Tuptim, a preppy Prince Chulalongkorn and a very chic Lady Thiang. (more...)
VIDEO: Marin Mazzie Tries on Her KING AND I Gown!VIDEO: Marin Mazzie Tries on Her KING AND I Gown!
by BWW News Desk - April 6, 2016

As BroadwayWorld previously reported, 3-time Tony Award nominee Marin Mazzie will assume the role of Anna Leonowens in its Tony Award-winning production of Rodgers & Hammerstein's The King and I beginning Tuesday, May 3 at the Vivian Beaumont Theater (150 West 65 Street). She still has some time to prepare for her Broadway return, but she's already ready to go with her Act 2 gown! (more...)
TWITTER WATCH: Stage and Screen Legend Meryl Streep Basks In The Royal Glow of THE KING AND ITWITTER WATCH: Stage and Screen Legend Meryl Streep Basks In The Royal Glow of THE KING AND I
by Michael Dale - March 28, 2016

In her new film she plays a woman famous for singing badly, but this weekend she enjoyed some wondrous voices. (more...)
STAGE TUBE: Back in Siam! Ken Watanabe Returns to THE KING AND ISTAGE TUBE: Back in Siam! Ken Watanabe Returns to THE KING AND I
by Stage Tube - March 18, 2016

The King is back! Tony nominee Ken Watanabe just returned to The King and I, where he will play the King of Siam through April 17. Below, check out a video of his first curtain call back in action! (more...)
Photo Flash: Marin Mazzie Gets Fitted in Her KING AND I Hoop Skirt!Photo Flash: Marin Mazzie Gets Fitted in Her KING AND I Hoop Skirt!
by BWW News Desk - March 16, 2016

She still has some time to prepare for her Broadway return, but she's already good to go when it come to Anna's biggest costume challenge- the hoop skirt. She writes on Instagram: 'A little 'hoop shot' in honor of March Madness. @kingandibway #kingandi#costumefittingfun' (more...)
Bid To Meet THE KING AND I's Kelli O'Hara and Support Playwrights HorizonsBid To Meet THE KING AND I's Kelli O'Hara and Support Playwrights Horizons
by Michael Dale - March 14, 2016

Charitybuzz's latest online auction offers a chance to meet the Tony-winning star during the last month of her run. (more...)
BWW Interview: THE KING AND I's Ann Sanders On Becoming Broadway's First Asian AnnaBWW Interview: THE KING AND I's Ann Sanders On Becoming Broadway's First Asian Anna
by Michael Dale - February 19, 2016

Regularly an ensemble member, Sanders filled in for Kelli O'Hara three times during the star's vacation. (more...)
TWITTER WATCH: THE KING AND I Understudy Ann Sanders Becomes Broadway's First Asian-American AnnaTWITTER WATCH: THE KING AND I Understudy Ann Sanders Becomes Broadway's First Asian-American Anna
by Michael Dale - February 18, 2016

Regularly an ensemble member, Sanders fulled in for Kelli O'Hara for the first time at Wednesday's matinee. (more...)
Broadway's THE KING AND I to Offer Autism-Friendly Performance in AprilBroadway's THE KING AND I to Offer Autism-Friendly Performance in April
by BWW News Desk - February 18, 2016

The Sunday April 24, 3:00pm matinee performance of Lincoln Center Theater's Tony Award-winning production of Rodgers & Hammerstein's The King and I at the Vivian Beaumont Theater (150 West 65th Street, NYC) completes the fifth season of autism-friendly performances presented by TDF's Autism Theatre Initiative (ATI). The other autism-friendly performances of Broadway shows this season are The Lion King (September 27, 2015), Wicked (February 7, 2016) and Aladdin (March 6, 2016). (more...)
Tony Winner Kelli O'Hara Will Depart THE KING AND I on 4/17; Marin Mazzie Will Take Over!Tony Winner Kelli O'Hara Will Depart THE KING AND I on 4/17; Marin Mazzie Will Take Over!
by BWW News Desk - February 16, 2016

Lincoln Center Theater (under the direction of André Bishop, Producing Artistic Director) has announced that 3-time Tony Award nominee Marin Mazzie will assume the role of Anna Leonowens in its Tony Award-winning production of Rodgers & Hammerstein's THE KING AND I beginning Tuesday, May 3 at the Vivian Beaumont Theater (150 West 65 Street). (more...)
UPDATE: Ken Watanabe Will Return to THE KING & I on 3/17 After Surgery RecoveryUPDATE: Ken Watanabe Will Return to THE KING & I on 3/17 After Surgery Recovery
by BWW News Desk - February 11, 2016

As BroadwayWorld reported earlier this week, Ken Watanabe's return to THE KING AND I has been postponed after recently undergoing endoscopic surgery in Japan. Now we've confirmed with a Lincoln Center representative that he will officially return to THE KING AND I on Thursday, March 17.  Hoon Lee, who is currently playing the King of Siam, will play his final performance on Wednesday, March 16. (more...)
UPDATE: Ken Watanabe Asks Fans for 'Understanding' in KING & I PostponementUPDATE: Ken Watanabe Asks Fans for 'Understanding' in KING & I Postponement
by TV News Desk - February 9, 2016

Today, it was revealed that his Broadway return will be postponed by several weeks due to recent laparoscopic surgery for stomach cancer (more...)
Ken Watanabe Will Return to THE KING AND I This March; LOST's Daniel Dae Kim to Take Over in May!Ken Watanabe Will Return to THE KING AND I This March; LOST's Daniel Dae Kim to Take Over in May!
by BWW News Desk - January 20, 2016

Lincoln Center Theater (under the direction of André Bishop, Producing Artistic Director) has announced the casting of a succession of Kings to star this spring in its Tony Award-winning production of Rodgers & Hammerstein's THE KING AND I, directed by Bartlett Sher, at the Vivian Beaumont Theater (150 West 65 Street). Hoon Lee, who is currently starring as the King of Siam, will play his final performance in the role on Sunday, February 28. (more...)
Photo Flash: Tinkerbelle the Dog Visits Hoon Lee and More at THE KING AND IPhoto Flash: Tinkerbelle the Dog Visits Hoon Lee and More at THE KING AND I
by BWW News Desk - January 14, 2016

Current King of Siam Hoon Lee and other cast members of The King and I on Broadway got a special backstage visit from social media star Tinkerbelle the Dog. Check out the adorable photos below! (more...)
BWW Review: THE KING AND I - Musical Theater HeavenBWW Review: THE KING AND I - Musical Theater Heaven
by Holly Kerr - December 30, 2015

Musical Theater HeavenThe Lincoln Center Theater Review Spring 2015 Issue 65: The King and I states that 'Rodgers & Hammerstein's The King and I embodies theater's power to transform-both by drawing audiences into a time and place and by telling compelling stories that make us feel and think deeply about the world of the play and about our own world. A particular alchemy of creativity and vision is essential to achieving such a transformative act.' (more...)
THE KING AND I to Offer Broadway's Only New Year's Eve PerformanceTHE KING AND I to Offer Broadway's Only New Year's Eve Performance
by BWW News Desk - December 28, 2015

BroadwayWorld has just learned that Lincoln Center Theater's Tony Award winning production of Rodgers & Hammerstein's THE KING AND I will be the only Broadway production performing on New Year's Eve - Thursday, December 31, at 7:00 pm. In honor of the holiday, Lincoln Center Theater will offer complimentary glasses of Champaign to patrons prior to the performance that evening. (more...)

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