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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!



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Critic's Choice: What's Playing in Tennessee? Nashville Theater Calendar for September 7
by Jeffrey Ellis - Sep 7, 2017

Feeling the urge to let your imagination run wild, your spirit to soar or to just leave the world in which you live and go on an adventure? Sounds like a trip to the theater is in order! Luckily, companies all over the Volunteer State have been hard at work, creating new productions to transform and to transport, shows that will entertain you this summer. That's where THE NASHVILLE THEATER CALENDAR comes in handy: Peruse our listings every week to find out what shows you should see! (more...)

You Can't Sit With Them... Meet the Plastics of MEAN GIRLS on Broadway!
by BWW News Desk - Sep 6, 2017

As BWW just announced, the highly anticipated stage adaptation of MEAN GIRLS will begin previews next spring on March 12 and open April 8 at the August Wilson Theater.  Meet the cast of the Broadway production below - as we round up performances for each of the plastics and more! (more...)

Aaron Sorkin's New Adaptation of TO KILL A MOCKINGBIRD to Land on Broadway in 2018
by BWW News Desk - Sep 6, 2017

Harper Lee's classic Pulitzer Prize-winning novel TO KILL A MOCKINGBIRD will officially arrive on Broadway next winter in a new stage adaptation written by Academy Award winner Aaron Sorkin and directed by Tony Award winner Bartlett Sher. (more...)

Tickets for THE KING AND I on Sale This Month at AT&T Performing Arts Center
by BWW News Desk - Sep 6, 2017

The nonprofit AT&T Performing Arts Center, Ambassador Theatre Group and NETworks Presentations LLC announce today that tickets for the national tour of the Lincoln Center Theater Production of Rodgers & Hammerstein's The King and I will go on sale Sunday, September 24 at 10 a.m. (more...)

Feinstein's/54 Below to Celebrate the 60th Anniversary of WEST SIDE STORY
by BWW News Desk - Sep 6, 2017

FEINSTEIN'S/54 BELOW, Broadway's Supper Club, presents a celebration of the groundbreaking musical masterpiece West Side Story on the 60th anniversary of the show's opening on Tuesday, September 26th at 7:00 pm at Feinstein's/54 Below (254 West 54th Street). (more...)

HELLO DOLLY!'s Donna Murphy Sets Final Performance Date; Peters to Perform 8 Shows a Week
by BWW News Desk - Sep 6, 2017

BWW has learned that Tony Award-winning actress Donna Murphy will play her final performance as Dolly Gallagher Levi in HELLO DOLLY! (more...)

Laura Osnes to Return to Cafe Carlyle with 'COCKEYED OPTIMISTS'
by BWW News Desk - Sep 5, 2017

Two-time Tony Award nominee Laura Osnes makes her return to Cafe Carlyle with Tony and Drama Desk Award winner Ted Sperling and special guest, two-time Drama Desk nominee Ryan Silverman in Cockeyed Optimists: The World of Rodgers and Hammerstein, September 26-30. (more...)

Tickets for Broadway's THE KING & I Go On Sale This Friday
by BWW News Desk - Sep 5, 2017

Ambassador Theatre Group and NETworks Presentations LLC announce the national tour of the Lincoln Center Theater Production of Rodgers & Hammerstein's The King and I will make its New Orleans premiere at the Saenger Theatre Nov. 14 - 19, 2017. Presented by the New Orleans Theatre Association, The King and I is part of the East Jefferson General Hospital Broadway in New Orleans 2017-2018 season.  (more...)

This Week's New Classifieds on BWW - 9/4/2017
by - Sep 4, 2017

This Week's New Classified Listings on BroadwayWorld.com for 9/4/2017. (more...)

Stephanie J. Block Will Head for the Highlands in BRIGADOON at New York City Center This Fall
by BWW News Desk - Sep 1, 2017

Aasif Mandvi will join the star-studded cast of the New York City Center Gala production of Brigadoon this fall. (more...)

Photo Flash: Jenn Gambatese Showcases Rodgers & Hammerstein Favorites for Fashion Spread in W42ST Magazine
by BWW News Desk - Sep 1, 2017

Hope is, at least in part, what draws Jenn Gambatese to the songs of Rodgers and Hammerstein. Six nights a week she's belting out rock and opera as uptight principal Rosalie Mullins in School of Rock, but R&H is where her heart is. So much so, that she's released an album of her favorites - Cockeyed Optimist. Gambatese stuns in a new fashion spread inspired by a few special tracks from the album in the September Style Issue of W42ST Magazine (Words by Ruth Walker, Photography by Julio Gaggia, and Creative Direction by Sam Ratelle). Scroll down for photos from the feature! (more...)

Bartlett Sher Explains Why He Will Not Put a Trump Story on Stage
by BWW News Desk - Aug 31, 2017

With everything that has happened politically in our country over the last year, many artists have committed themselves to putting the truth on paper, film, and stage. Tony winner Bartlett Sher is not one of them. (more...)

Critic's Choice: What's Playing in Tennessee? Nashville Theater Calendar for August 31
by Jeffrey Ellis - Aug 31, 2017

Feeling the urge to let your imagination run wild, your spirit to soar or to just leave the world in which you live and go on an adventure? Sounds like a trip to the theater is in order! Luckily, companies all over the Volunteer State have been hard at work, creating new productions to transform and to transport, shows that will entertain you this summer. That's where THE NASHVILLE THEATER CALENDAR comes in handy: Peruse our listings every week to find out what shows you should see! (more...)

Michael Feinstein & Betty Buckley, Norbert Leo Butz, Christine Ebersole and More Set for September at Feinstein's/54 Below
by BWW News Desk - Aug 30, 2017

This September, Feinstein's/54 Below, Broadway's Supper Club & Private Event Destination, presents some of the brightest stars from Broadway, cabaret, jazz, and beyond. (more...)

BWW Interview: Playwright Leslie Kimbell brings FOUR OLD BROADS to Centre Stage
by Neil Shurley - Aug 30, 2017

'I wanted to write something that celebrates seniors and portrays them as vivacious and funny...active and important. My characters are not little old ladies sitting around at a quilting bee talking about the weather. These ladies are funny, sassy and sexy.' (more...)

#WeHaveAVoice: Broadway's Teens Host a One Night Concert to Benefit Covenant House
by BWW News Desk - Aug 30, 2017

On Sunday, October 15 at 7:00 p.m. at The Green Room 42, New York, NY, young performers from Broadway, Off Broadway, National Tours, Film, and Television, will perform songs that are written for teenagers, but rarely cast with actual teens. (more...)

The Theater People Podcast Welcomes CATS Star Tyler Hanes
by Theater People Podcast - Aug 30, 2017

On Wednesday, August 30, Theater People podcast welcomes CATS star Tyler Hanes. Since making his Broadway debut as a teenager in 2002's OKLAHOMA, Hanes has racked up nine Broadway credits including HAIRSPRAY, THE BOY FROM OZ, SWEET CHARITY, A CHORUS LINE, and ON THE TOWN. (more...)

Photo Flash: Meet the Cast of New York Premiere of ROMANCE OF THE WESTERN CHAMBER
by BWW News Desk - Aug 29, 2017

Bob Ost of Wildly Productive Productions and Xoregos Performing Company are presenting the N.Y. premiere of Romance of the Western Chamber, a musical adaptation (in English) of the fabled Chinese classic Xi Xiang Ji. BroadwayWorld has a sneak peek at the cast in costume below! (more...)

Arnie Burton, Alli Mauzey, Brad Oscar and More Set for Amas Musical Theatre's LOVE AND OTHER FABLES Reading
by BWW News Desk - Aug 28, 2017

Amas Musical Theatre and The Amas Musical Theatre Lab will present staged readings of Love and Other Fables, a screwball romantic musical comedy, with a book by John McMahon and music and lyrics by Jay Jeffries. (more...)

Obituary For Broadway Talent Agent Mark Schlegel
by BWW News Desk - Aug 28, 2017

Mark A. Schlegel, aged 57, a longtime resident of Oradell, NJ passed away on Sunday, August 13th. Born in Peoria, Illinois, Mark graduated from Plymouth High School in Indiana, and received a communications degree from DePauw University in 1981. (more...)

Carole J. Bufford, David Burnham and Chris Mann to Headline 5th Annual BROADWAY UNDER THE STARS at Ford Theatres
by BWW News Desk - Aug 28, 2017

Chris Isaacson Presents and the City of Los Angeles have announced the fifth annual Broadway Under the Stars event, a one-night-only concert starring (in alphabetical order) Carole J. Bufford, David Burnham, and Chris Mann, with additional performers still to be announced. (more...)

Maureen McGovern to Appear with American A Cappella this September
by BWW News Desk - Aug 28, 2017

Multi-Grammy nominee, Broadway and recording artist, Maureen McGovern joins 15-Time District Champions, Narragansett Bay Chorus and 8-Time Regional Champions, Coastline Show Chorus, along with senior quartet champions, Trade Secret and award-winning mixed quartet, Beantown Buds, for a very special American A Cappella show on Saturday, September 9, 2017 at 3:00 pm. (more...)

BWW Review: 9 TO 5 THE MUSICAL at ENCORE THEATRE Thru Aug 27
by Anton Anderssen - Aug 26, 2017

Now on stage at the Encore Theatre is the musical '9 to 5.' I'd love to invite you to enjoy seeing this show, but due to its overwhelming popularity, it's completely sold out. The only possible way to get tickets is if there are cancellations. This is a smash hit for Encore Theatre, and of course, everything they do is performed to perfection. You are best off buying a season ticket so you can always see their shows. (more...)

Tap-Happy DAMES AT SEA to Open Greater Boston Stage Company's 18th Season
by BWW News Desk - Aug 25, 2017

Greater Boston Stage Company opens its 18th Season with the tap-happy Broadway musical Dames at Sea. Directed and choreographed by Elliot Norton and IRNE Award-winner Ilyse Robbins, performances run September 7 - 24, 2017. (more...)

BROADWAY IN CARACAS To Bring Medley Of Classic Broadway Tunes To Venezuela
by BWW News Desk - Aug 25, 2017

BROADWAY IN CARACAS will perform at the Centro Cultural on September 10 and 17. (more...)

Jane Kaczmarek to Star in Pasadena Playhouse & Deaf West Theatre's OUR TOWN; Cast Announced
by BWW News Desk - Aug 25, 2017

Pasadena Playhouse, the State Theatre of California and Deaf West Theatre, the performing arts organization behind the Tony Award-winning and Ovation Award-winning revival of Spring Awakening, have announced the cast and creative team for a new production of Thornton Wilder's OUR TOWN. (more...)

Houston Symphony Opens Season with Opera Star
by BWW News Desk - Aug 24, 2017

The Houston Symphony's 2017-18 Opening Night Concert will be headlined by Grammy Award winner Susan Graham at 7:30 p.m. Saturday, September 9, at Jones Hall. The program will be led by guest conductor Gustavo Gimeno and will feature arias from Graham's signature opera roles and favorites showtunes, including songs from My Fair Lady and The King and I. (more...)

The Wick Theatre and Costume Museum Brings Bling, Liberace Costumes, and More to Boca
by BWW News Desk - Aug 24, 2017

The Costume Museum at The Wick in Boca Raton will showcase a sparkling tribute to the ultimate in glamour for their fifth season exhibit. (more...)

Telly Leung, Mary Beth Peil and More to Honor Bebe Neuwirth at Abingdon Theatre Company's 25th Anniversary Gala
by BWW News Desk - Aug 24, 2017

Abingdon Theatre Company celebrates the launch of their 2017-2018 season at their 25th Anniversary Gala on Monday, October 23 at The Edison Ballroom (240 W. 47th Street). The evening honors two-time Tony and Emmy Award winner Bebe Neuwirth (Chicago, Sweet Charity, 'Cheers,' 'Frasier'). (more...)

BWW Review: THE KING AND I at The Peace Center is truly Something Wonderful
by Neil Shurley - Aug 24, 2017

Bartlett Sher's staging of The King and I brings the show to vivid life, reminding us of its still relevant messages while always remaining a marvelous entertainment. (more...)

Michele Ragusa to Star in GYPSY at the Engeman Theater; Cast, Creatives Announced!
by BWW News Desk - Aug 23, 2017

The John W. Engeman Theater announces the cast and creative team for GYPSY. (more...)

The PAC Announces 40th Anniversary Season
by BWW News Desk - Aug 23, 2017

THE PERFORMING ARTS CENTER, PURCHASE COLLEGE (The PAC) is celebrating its 40th Anniversary with a step into the future and a nod to the past, with a curatorial eye towards honoring our history and prominently featuring the latest cutting-edge performances from artists who have been critical to our 40 years of success. (more...)

Cal Shakes Closes Season with MEASURE FOR MEASURE
by BWW News Desk - Aug 23, 2017

California Shakespeare Theater finishes its 43rd Season with Measure for Measure in our first-ever co-production with Santa Cruz Shakespeare. (more...)

Breon Arzell to Star in The Hypocrites' DRACULA at Mercury Theater Chicago
by BWW News Desk - Aug 22, 2017

Mercury Theater Chicago, 3745 N. Southport Avenue - will present The Hypocrites' production of DRACULA, directed by award-winner Sean Graney, from October 7th through November 5th, 2017. Press opening is Thursday, October 12th at 8pm.  (more...)

THE SONG OF SWAY LAKE, Starring Tony Nominee Mary Beth Peil, Gets Alabama Screening
by BWW News Desk - Aug 22, 2017

Mary Beth Peil, who recently earned a Tony nomination for her work in Anastasia on Broadway, next appears in Ari Gold's The Song of Sway Lake- also starring Rory Culkin, Robert Sheehan, Isabelle McNally, Elizabeth Pena and Jack Falahee.  (more...)

Tickets for Kravis On Broadway's THE KING AND I and FINDING NEVERLAND Go on Public Sale 9/1
by BWW News Desk - Aug 22, 2017

The public is invited to join in the celebration of a decade of smash hit shows from the Great White Way during the Raymond F. Kravis Center for the Performing Arts' 2017/2018 season of Kravis On Broadway.  Tickets go on sale to the public Friday, September 1 at 10 am for the November 7 - 12 production of Rodgers & Hammerstein's The King and I and the January 2 - 7 production of FINDING NEVERLAND.  (more...)

Cast and Creative Team Announced for SoCal Co-Production of BILLY ELLIOT
by BWW News Desk - Aug 21, 2017

San Diego Musical Theatre (SDMT) and California Ballet Company (CBC) announced today the complete cast and creative team for their upcoming co-production of Billy Elliot. This Tony Award-Winning musical includes music by Elton John, with book and lyrics by Lee Hall. Billy Elliot features direction by Neil Dale, who makes his San Diego directorial debut, music direction by Don LeMaster, and choreography by California Ballet Company Associate Artistic Director, Jared Nelson. Performances run from September 22 - October 8, 2017, at the Spreckels Theatre. Press opening is Saturday, September 23, 2017, at 8:00 p.m. (more...)

Tina Arena to Play Eva Peron in EVITA
by BWW News Desk - Aug 21, 2017

Opera Australia Artistic Director Lyndon Terracini, Australian theatre producer John Frost and leading UK theatre producer David Ian today announced that Australian icon, singer, songwriter and musical theatre star Tina Arena will play the role of Eva Peron in Tim Rice and Andrew Lloyd Webber's EVITA. (more...)

VP Mike Pence Attends THE KING AND I at Kennedy Center
by BWW News Desk - Aug 19, 2017

According to audience reports on both the BroadwayWorld Message Board and on Twitter, Vice President Mike Pence and his wife attended The King and I at the Kennedy Center last night, August 18. (more...)

Photo Flash: PHANTOM OF THE OPERA Gears Up for the Eclipse and More Saturday Intermission Pics!
by BWW News Desk - Aug 19, 2017

Today is Saturday, and that means it's time for what has become one of the theatre community's most beloved traditions- BroadwayWorld's 'Saturday Intermission Pics' roundup! This week PHANTOM OF THE OPERA is all geared up for the eclipse on Monday, and The King and I tour stops to snap a pic before the costume parade passes by! Check out more Saturday Intermission Pics below! (more...)

Single Tickets on Sale Next Month for 2017-18 Broadway Season at the Fox
by BWW News Desk - Aug 17, 2017

Single tickets for most shows in the Fabulous Fox Theatre's 2017 - 2018 U.S. Bank Broadway Series shows will go on sale Tuesday, September 5 at 10:00 a.m.  (more...)

Bryce Pinkham, Phillipa Soo, and Elizabeth Stanley-Led OF THEE I SING Headlines MasterVoices' 2017-18 Season
by BWW News Desk - Aug 17, 2017

MasterVoices - dedicated to the art of musical storytelling and celebrating the power of the human voice - announces its 2017-18 season. (more...)

THE LITTLE MERMAID and THE KING AND I to Arrive at Smith Center This Fall
by BWW News Desk - Aug 17, 2017

This fall, The Smith Center for the Performing Arts welcomes two Broadway favorites to Las Vegas with the arrival of a magical underwater adventure in Disney's THE LITTLE MERMAID and Rodgers & Hammerstein's Tony Award-winning masterpiece, The King and I. (more...)

Critic's Choice: What's Playing in Tennessee? Nashville Theater Calendar for August 18
by Jeffrey Ellis - Aug 16, 2017

Feeling the urge to let your imagination run wild, your spirit to soar or to just leave the world in which you live and go on an adventure? Sounds like a trip to the theater is in order! Luckily, companies all over the Volunteer State have been hard at work, creating new productions to transform and to transport, shows that will entertain you this summer. That's where THE NASHVILLE THEATER CALENDAR comes in handy: Peruse our listings every week to find out what shows you should see! (more...)

Rockdale Musical Society to Debut DREAMGIRLS in Sydney
by BWW News Desk - Aug 16, 2017

Sydney is about to enjoy the thrilling behind-the-scenes musical that takes audiences on a journey from Pop to Rock & Roll to Rhythm & Blues to Disco… and beyond! (more...)

Theater for the New City's Dream Up Festival to Present New Musical LETTERS
by BWW News Desk - Aug 15, 2017

What can we do when it's too late to fix the mistakes of the past? 'Letters,' written and composed by Daniel Schwartzman, is a musical about Frida, a middle-aged writer of children's books long estranged from her parents. (more...)

Breaking: Jin Ha & More Join Clive Owen in M. BUTTERFLY; Full Cast Announced!
by BWW News Desk - Aug 15, 2017

Producers Nelle Nugent, Steve Traxler, Kenneth Teaton, Benjamin Feldman, Doug Morris and Spencer Ross today announce full casting for the first Broadway revival of David Henry Hwang's Tony Award®-winning play, M. BUTTERFLY, directed by Tony Award® winner Julie Taymor. (more...)

BrightSide Theatre Announces 2017-18 Season; Tickets on Sale Now!
by BWW News Desk - Aug 15, 2017

Artistic Director Jeffrey Cass and Executive Director Julie Ann Kornak have just announced BrightSide Theatre's 2017-2018 Season. (more...)

Lisa Vroman to Make Feinstein's at the Nikko Debut 9/15
by BWW News Desk - Aug 15, 2017

Feinstein's at the Nikko is honored to welcome internationally acclaimed soprano Lisa Vroman on Friday, September 15 (8 p.m.) and Saturday, September 16 (8 p.m.). Making her Feinstein's at the Nikko debut, Lisa will perform Broadway classics by Stephen Sondheim, Andrew Lloyd Webber, Rodgers & Hammerstein, Irving Berlin, Leonard Bernstein, as well as a selection of songs from up-and-coming musical theatre composers. In between, Lisa will share stories of her life on (and off) the stage. Tickets for Lisa Vroman range in price from $35-$70 and are available now by calling 866.663.1063 or visiting www.ticketfly.com. (more...)

Michael McGrath, Michael Mastro, Leslie Kritzer and Laura Bell Bundy to Headline THE HONEYMOONERS at Paper Mill Playhouse
by BWW News Desk - Aug 15, 2017

Paper Mill Playhouse, recipient of the 2016 Regional Theatre Tony Award, by special arrangement with Jeffrey Finn, has announced casting for the world-premiere production of the new musical comedy The Honeymooners, based on the CBS television series, with book by Dusty Kay and Bill Nuss, music by Stephen Weiner, and lyrics by Peter Mills. (more...)

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