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Photos: First Look At Adam Jacobs, Besty Morgan & More In Drury Lane's THE KING AND I Photo Photos: First Look At Adam Jacobs, Besty Morgan & More In Drury Lane's THE KING AND I
by Alan Henry - Apr 11, 2022

BroadwayWorld has a first look at Drury Lane Theatre's production of Rodgers and Hammerstein's The King and I. Based on 'Anna and the King of Siam' by Margaret Landon,' with music by Richard Rodgers, and book and lyrics by Oscar Hammerstein II, The King and I was originally choreographed by Jerome Robbins.

Original ALADDIN Adam Jacobs to Lead Drury Lane's THE KING AND I Photo Original ALADDIN Adam Jacobs to Lead Drury Lane's THE KING AND I
by Marissa Tomeo - Mar 4, 2022

Drury Lane Theatre opens its 2022/2023 season with the celebrated Tony Award-winning musical Rodgers and Hammerstein's The King and I. Based on 'Anna and the King of Siam' by Margaret Landon,' with music by Richard Rodgers, and book and lyrics by Oscar Hammerstein II, The King and I was originally choreographed by Jerome Robbins.

Drury Lane Theatre Announces 2022/2023 Season Photo Drury Lane Theatre Announces 2022/2023 Season
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Dec 9, 2021

With Tony Award-winning musicals A Chorus Line and Rogers and Hammerstein’s The King and I, plus the empowering story of Steel Magnolias, Agatha Christie’s classic whodunnit Murder on the Orient Express, and the family-friendly holiday spectacular Elf the Musical, Drury Lane introduces what’s sure to be a thrilling 2022/23 theatre season.

TOP 10: Lo mejor de Richard Rodgers Photo TOP 10: Lo mejor de Richard Rodgers
by Nuria Pedret - Jun 28, 2021

Con motivo del aniversario del compositor americano, que es uno de los únicos EGOT, queremos hacer un repaso de sus obras más conocidas.

Stratford Festival Announces 2021 Outdoor Season Featuring Plays & Musical Cabarets S Photo Stratford Festival Announces 2021 Outdoor Season Featuring Plays & Musical Cabarets Starring Canada's Top Talent
by Alan Henry - Apr 7, 2021

The Stratford Festival is transforming, for this summer, into an outdoor festival offering a season of six plays and five cabarets reflecting on the theme of Metamorphosis, with performances held under beautiful canopies that will hark back to the Festival’s founding under a tent in 1953.

Drury Lane Theatre Announces its Reopening Plans for the 2021/2022 Season Photo Drury Lane Theatre Announces its Reopening Plans for the 2021/2022 Season
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Mar 5, 2021

Drury Lane Theatre has announced its 2021/2022 Season will begin in September 2021. Drury Lane’s 66th Season includes Evita, The King and I, Steel Magnolias, Forever Plaid, and Holiday Inn. Drury Lane Theatre’s season runs September 2021 – July 2022 at 100 Drury Lane in Oakbrook Terrace.

Reimagined THE KING AND I Film Is in the Works Photo Reimagined THE KING AND I Film Is in the Works
by Nicole Rosky - Feb 12, 2021

This news is something wonderful! Paramount Pictures will remake Rodgers & Hammerstein’s classic musical, The King and I. Paramount reportedly intends to 'reimagine this classic story with a contemporary perspective that explores diversity and the contrasting worldviews of the characters by drawing from real history and the musical.'

Drury Lane Theatre Announces 2020-2021 Season Including EVITA, THE KING AND I, and Mo Photo Drury Lane Theatre Announces 2020-2021 Season Including EVITA, THE KING AND I, and More!
by Stephi Wild - Sep 5, 2019

Drury Lane Theatre announces its 2020/2021 season, including Evita, The King and I, and more! Drury Lane's 66th season also includes the empowering tale of female friendship Steel Magnolias; Forever Plaid, an ode to the best of the 1950's; and the family-friendly dance spectacular Irving Berlin's Holiday Inn. Subscription packages including all five spectacular productions start at only $170 and are on sale now. Drury Lane Theatre's season runs April 2020-March 2021 at 100 Drury Lane in Oakbrook Terrace.

21 Best Audition Songs For Kids & Teenagers Photo 21 Best Audition Songs For Kids & Teenagers
by Kori Lotito - Jun 27, 2019

Finding your best audition song is crucial - especially as a young performer! Our Broadway experts have compiled a list of the best audition songs for kids. Find out how to pick the perfect audition song if you're a kid or teenager!

BWW Review: THE KING AND I Delights at Victoria Theatre Association Schuster Center f Photo BWW Review: THE KING AND I Delights at Victoria Theatre Association Schuster Center for the Performing Arts
by Jenni Cypher - Feb 15, 2019

Have you had enough of the crazy weather and the winter blahs?  Liven up your life and go to see Rodger's and Hammerstein's THE KING AND I at the Schuster Center this weekend.

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STAGE TUBE: On This Day for 3/29/16- THE KING AND I
by Stage Tube - Mar 29, 2016

Today in 1951, The King and I opened at the St. James Theatre, where it ran for 1246 performances. The King and I is the fifth musical by the team of Richard Rodgers and Oscar Hammerstein II. The work is based on the 1944 novel Anna and the King of Siam by Margaret Landon and derives from the memoirs of Anna Leonowens, who became governess to the children of King Mongkut of Siam in the early 1860s. The story deals with the experiences of the British schoolteacher, who is hired as part of the King's drive to modernize his country. The relationship between the King and Anna is marked by conflict through much of the play, as well as by a love that neither is able to express.

STAGE TUBE: On This Day for 1/7/16- THE KING AND I
by Stage Tube - Jan 7, 2016

Today in 1985, the second Broadway revival of THe King and I opened at the Broadway THeatre, where it ran for 191 performances. The King and I is the fifth musical by the team of Richard Rodgers and Oscar Hammerstein II. The work is based on the 1944 novel Anna and the King of Siam by Margaret Landon and derives from the memoirs of Anna Leonowens, who became governess to the children of King Mongkut of Siam in the early 1860s. The story deals with the experiences of the British schoolteacher, who is hired as part of the King's drive to modernize his country. The relationship between the King and Anna is marked by conflict through much of the play, as well as by a love that neither is able to express. The musical premiered on March 29, 1951 at Broadway's St. James Theatre.

STAGE TUBE: On This Day for 3/29/15- THE KING AND I
by Stage Tube - Mar 29, 2015

Today in 1951, The King and I opened at the St. James Theatre, where it ran for 1246 performances. The King and I is the fifth musical by the team of Richard Rodgers and Oscar Hammerstein II. The work is based on the 1944 novel Anna and the King of Siam by Margaret Landon and derives from the memoirs of Anna Leonowens, who became governess to the children of King Mongkut of Siam in the early 1860s. The story deals with the experiences of the British schoolteacher, who is hired as part of the King's drive to modernize his country. The relationship between the King and Anna is marked by conflict through much of the play, as well as by a love that neither is able to express.

STAGE TUBE: On This Day for 1/7/15- THE KING AND I
by Stage Tube - Jan 7, 2015

Today in 1985, the second Broadway revival of THe King and I opened at the Broadway THeatre, where it ran for 191 performances. The King and I is the fifth musical by the team of Richard Rodgers and Oscar Hammerstein II. The work is based on the 1944 novel Anna and the King of Siam by Margaret Landon and derives from the memoirs of Anna Leonowens, who became governess to the children of King Mongkut of Siam in the early 1860s. The story deals with the experiences of the British schoolteacher, who is hired as part of the King's drive to modernize his country. The relationship between the King and Anna is marked by conflict through much of the play, as well as by a love that neither is able to express. The musical premiered on March 29, 1951 at Broadway's St. James Theatre.

STAGE TUBE: On This Day 3/29- THE KING AND I
by Stage Tube - Mar 29, 2014

Today in 1951, The King and I opened at the St. James Theatre, where it ran for 1246 performances. The King and I is the fifth musical by the team of Richard Rodgers and Oscar Hammerstein II. The work is based on the 1944 novel Anna and the King of Siam by Margaret Landon and derives from the memoirs of Anna Leonowens, who became governess to the children of King Mongkut of Siam in the early 1860s. The story deals with the experiences of the British schoolteacher, who is hired as part of the King's drive to modernize his country. The relationship between the King and Anna is marked by conflict through much of the play, as well as by a love that neither is able to express.

STAGE TUBE: On This Day 1/7- THE KING AND I
by Stage Tube - Jan 7, 2014

Today in 1985, the second Broadway revival of THe King and I opened at the Broadway THeatre, where it ran for 191 performances. The King and I is the fifth musical by the team of Richard Rodgers and Oscar Hammerstein II. The work is based on the 1944 novel Anna and the King of Siam by Margaret Landon and derives from the memoirs of Anna Leonowens, who became governess to the children of King Mongkut of Siam in the early 1860s. The story deals with the experiences of the British schoolteacher, who is hired as part of the King's drive to modernize his country. The relationship between the King and Anna is marked by conflict through much of the play, as well as by a love that neither is able to express. The musical premiered on March 29, 1951 at Broadway's St. James Theatre.

STAGE TUBE: On This Day 3/29- THE KING AND I
by Stage Tube - Mar 29, 2013

Today in 1951, The King and I opened at the St. James Theatre, where it ran for 1246 performances. The King and I is the fifth musical by the team of Richard Rodgers and Oscar Hammerstein II. The work is based on the 1944 novel Anna and the King of Siam by Margaret Landon and derives from the memoirs of Anna Leonowens, who became governess to the children of King Mongkut of Siam in the early 1860s. The story deals with the experiences of the British schoolteacher, who is hired as part of the King's drive to modernize his country. The relationship between the King and Anna is marked by conflict through much of the play, as well as by a love that neither is able to express.

STAGE TUBE: On This Day 1/7- THE KING AND I
by Stage Tube - Jan 7, 2013

Today in 1985, the second Broadway revival of THe King and I opened at the Broadway THeatre, where it ran for 191 performances. The King and I is the fifth musical by the team of Richard Rodgers and Oscar Hammerstein II. The work is based on the 1944 novel Anna and the King of Siam by Margaret Landon and derives from the memoirs of Anna Leonowens, who became governess to the children of King Mongkut of Siam in the early 1860s. The story deals with the experiences of the British schoolteacher, who is hired as part of the King's drive to modernize his country. The relationship between the King and Anna is marked by conflict through much of the play, as well as by a love that neither is able to express. The musical premiered on March 29, 1951 at Broadway's St. James Theatre.

STAGE TUBE: On This Day 3/29- THE KING AND I
by Stage Tube - Mar 29, 2012

Today in 1951, The King and I opened at the St. James Theatre, where it ran for 1246 performances. The King and I is the fifth musical by the team of Richard Rodgers and Oscar Hammerstein II. The work is based on the 1944 novel Anna and the King of Siam by Margaret Landon and derives from the memoirs of Anna Leonowens, who became governess to the children of King Mongkut of Siam in the early 1860s. The story deals with the experiences of the British schoolteacher, who is hired as part of the King's drive to modernize his country. The relationship between the King and Anna is marked by conflict through much of the play, as well as by a love that neither is able to express.

STAGE TUBE: On This Day 1/7- THE KING AND I
by Stage Tube - Jan 7, 2012

Today in 1985, the second Broadway revival of THe King and I opened at the Broadway THeatre, where it ran for 191 performances. The King and I is the fifth musical by the team of Richard Rodgers and Oscar Hammerstein II. The work is based on the 1944 novel Anna and the King of Siam by Margaret Landon and derives from the memoirs of Anna Leonowens, who became governess to the children of King Mongkut of Siam in the early 1860s. The story deals with the experiences of the British schoolteacher, who is hired as part of the King's drive to modernize his country. The relationship between the King and Anna is marked by conflict through much of the play, as well as by a love that neither is able to express. The musical premiered on March 29, 1951 at Broadway's St. James Theatre.


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How many shows has Margaret Landon written?
Margaret Landon has written 1 shows including The King and I (Source Material).