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Marc Oka

 

Bio:
Broadway: The King and I (read complete bio)

Stage Credits

  [Off-Broadway]
Classic Stage Company Off-Broadway Revival, 2017
Performer
  [Broadway]
Lincoln Center Theatre Broadway Revival, 2015
Phra Alack
  [Broadway]
Broadway Revival, 2002
Ensemble
Harvard (Understudy)
  [Off-Broadway]
Encores! Concert, 2002
Performer
  [Broadway]
Reunion Concert, 2002
Ensemble/Other Roles
Luke
  [Broadway]
Broadway Revival, 2001
Performer (Swing)
  [Broadway]
Original Broadway Production, 1999
Ensemble [Replacement]
  [Regional (US)]
World Premiere, 1999
Ensemble
Dancing Gaucho
  [Broadway]
Broadway Production, 1991
Performer (Swing)
  [Broadway]
Original Broadway Production, 1990
Catholic Daimyo
Dancer
Catholic Daimyos
2nd Samurai Guard
Red guard of Osaka Castle
Second Samurai Guard
Taiko Drummer
Lord Buntaro (Understudy) [Replacement]
Lord Ishido (Understudy) [Replacement]
Omi (Understudy) [Replacement]
  [Broadway]
Lincoln Center Revival, 1987
Louie [Replacement]

Productions

 
[Broadway, 2002]
Assistant Choreographer
Dance Captain

Marc Oka Biography

Broadway: The King and I




Marc Oka News

VIDEO: On This Day, April 16- THE KING & I Returns to Broadway Starring Kelli O'Hara Photo VIDEO: On This Day, April 16- THE KING & I Returns to Broadway Starring Kelli O'Hara
by A.A. Cristi - Apr 16, 2021

On this day in 2015, Lincoln Center's lush revival of Rodgers and Hammerstein's The King & I opened starring Tony Award-winner Kelli O'Hara. 

CORNER OF BITTER & SWEET To Get Industry Reading Photo CORNER OF BITTER & SWEET To Get Industry Reading
by A.A. Cristi - Oct 4, 2019

The 5th Avenue Theatre and the Abingdon Theatre Company, will present a 29 Hour reading of a beautiful new musical, Corner of Bitter & Sweet, book by Lainie Sakakura, music & lyrics by Paul Fujimoto on Wednesday, October 23, 2019 at 2:30pm Theatre 71 | 152 West 71st Street, NYC.

BWW Interview: Orville Mendoza Discusses PACIFIC OVERTURES, Inequality and the Ongoing Controversies of MISS SAIGON
by Matthew Blank - Jun 6, 2017

Stage veteran Orville Mendoza, currently starring in Classic Stage's revival of PACIFIC OVERTURES, opens up on a number of provocative and essential topics.

BWW Review: John Doyle Cuts PACIFIC OVERTURES Down To Prelude Size
by Michael Dale - May 9, 2017

The best thing about Classic Stage Company's small-scale, extensively trimmed production of Stephen Sondheim and John Weidman's extraordinarily-written 1976 musical, PACIFIC OVERTURES, is a chance to see a terrific ensemble of actors taken from the New York stage's severely underutilized pool of Asian-American talent. The company includes notables of the musical stage such as Ann Harada, Orville Mendoza, Thom Sesma and Marc Oka.

Review Roundup: George Takei Stars in Classic Stage Company's Revival of PACIFIC OVERTURES
by A.A. Cristi - May 4, 2017

Classic Stage Company's new production of Stephen Sondheim and John Weidman's Pacific Overtures, directed and designed by Tony Award winner John Doyle, celebrated its opening night this evening.

Photo Flash: First Look at George Takei and More in PACIFIC OVERTURES at Classic Stage
by BWW News Desk - May 4, 2017

Classic Stage Company's new production of Stephen Sondheim and John Weidman's Pacific Overtures, directed and designed by Tony Award winner John Doyle, opens tonight, May 4 at CSC (136 East 13th Street), and has extended its limited engagement through Sunday, June 18. BroadwayWorld has a first look at the starry ensemble onstage below!

PACIFIC OVERTURES, Featuring George Takei, Extends at Classic Stage
by BWW News Desk - Apr 28, 2017

Classic Stage Company has announced that its new production of Stephen Sondheim and John Weidman's Pacific Overtures, directed and designed by Tony Award winner John Doyle, which opens Thursday, May 4 at CSC (136 East 13th Street) will extend its limited engagement through Sunday, June 18 due to popular demand.

Ann Harada, Kelvin Moon Loh and More Join George Takei in CSC's PACIFIC OVERTURES; Cast Complete!
by BWW News Desk - Mar 6, 2017

Classic Stage Company has announced complete casting for their upcoming production of Stephen Sondheim and John Weidman's Pacific Overtures, directed and designed by Tony Award winner John Doyle, beginning performances Thursday, April 6 at CSC (136 East 13th Street) for a limited engagement through Saturday, May 27.

Dark, Graceful, Whimsical and Enduring - Looking Back at Shows That Closed in 2016
by BWW Special Coverage - Dec 30, 2016

Happy New Year, BroadwayWorld! As we eagerly anticipate the amazing musicals and plays coming up in 2017, we're taking a moment to look back at the significant Broadway closings of 2016.

Coming Up This Week in Theatre - 10/29/2016
by - Oct 29, 2016

BroadwayWorld.com's Upcoming Events calendar for the week - updated on 10/29/2016.

Marc Oka Videos

STAGE TUBE: Watch Marin Mazzie Perform 'Getting to Know You' in THE KING AND I
by Stage Tube - May 23, 2016

Three-time Tony Award nominee Marin Mazzie and Daniel Dae Kim recently joined the Tony Award-winning production of Rodgers & Hammerstein's The King and I at the Vivian Beaumont Theater.

VIDEO: THE KING AND I's Daniel Dae Kim Talks Cell Phone Mishap on 'Live'
by Caryn Robbins - May 20, 2016

THE KING AND I's Daniel Dae Kim was the guest co-host on this morning's LIVE. The actor spoke about starring in the production, now playing at Lincoln Center, and shared a recent incident he had on stage involving a cell phone.

BWW TV: Something Wonderful! First Look at Highlights of Marin Mazzie and Daniel Dae Kim in Broadway's THE KING AND I
by BroadwayWorld TV - May 11, 2016

Three-time Tony Award nominee Marin Mazzie and Daniel Dae Kim recently joined the Tony Award-winning production of Rodgers & Hammerstein's The King and I at the Vivian Beaumont Theater, and BroadwayWorld has a first look at highlights of the duo in action in the video below!

VIDEO: KING AND I's Daniel Dae Kim Visits WATCH WHAT HAPPENS
by Caryn Robbins - May 6, 2016

Daniel Dae Kim, star of Broadway's THE KING AND I, stopped by the Bravo clubhouse last night to talk about what it's been like filming on-set in Hawaii the past 13 years for "Lost"

BWW TV: Marin Mazzie & Daniel Dae Kim on Their Upcoming Journey to Siam in Broadway's THE KING AND I!
by BroadwayWorld TV - Apr 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!

STAGE TUBE: Back in Siam! Ken Watanabe Returns to THE KING AND I
by Stage Tube - Mar 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!

STAGE TUBE: Ann Harada, Jose Llana and More in CHANGING THE STATS: ASIAN AMERICANS ON BROADWAY
by Stage Tube - Nov 13, 2015

CHANGING THE STATS: ASIAN AMERICANS ON BROADWAY, which took place on November 2nd at Symphony Space, welcomed Asian American actors to perform in dream roles not traditionally cast with Asian American stars. Click below to watch highlights from the concert!

BWW TV: Hoon Lee Takes the Throne in Broadway's THE KING AND I; Watch Highlights!
by BroadwayWorld TV - Oct 27, 2015

On Tuesday, September 29, immediately upon completion of filming his starring role on the fourth season of the Cinemax series 'Banshee,' Hoon Lee joined Tony winner Kelli O'Hara and the company, assuming the role of The King, which was originated for this production by Tony Award nominee Ken Watanabe. Lee replaced Jose Llana. Below, BroadwayWorld brings you highlights of Lee in the role below!

BWW TV: MISS SAIGON Cast Members Reunite and Reminisce!
by BroadwayWorld TV - Sep 11, 2015

It all started with Marc Oka (an Original Broadway Cast member) who decided to try and gather members of the casts of MISS SAIGON for a reunion. He went to URBO (a fantastic restaurant, bar and venue, in the heart of Times Square) and Manager, Benjamin Ickies, who is also a musician, and BOOM ... the night was born.

STAGE TUBE: From One Anna to Another- 100 Year-Old Patricia Morison Sings for Kelli O'Hara
by Stage Tube - Jul 30, 2015

Kelli O'Hara might be the reigning queen of Broadway, but another Anna Leonowens might give her a run for her money. Below, watch as 100 year-old Patricia Morison, who played the role opposite Yul Brynner in the original 1954 production, sends a special greeting to O'Hara!


Marc Oka Frequently Asked Questions

How many Broadway shows has Marc Oka been in?
Marc Oka has appeared on Broadway in 8 shows.

How many West End shows has Marc Oka been in?
Marc Oka has not appeared in the West End