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by BWW News Desk - Sep 6, 2018
The completely original new musical Something Rotten!, originally directed and choreographed by Tony Award-winner Casey Nicholaw (Mean Girls, The Book of Mormon, Aladdin), with music and lyrics by Grammy Award-winner and Tony Award nominee Wayne Kirkpatrick and Golden Globe Award and Tony Award nominee Karey Kirkpatrick and a book by Tony Award nominees Karey Kirkpatrick and best-selling author John O'Farrell, opens at the Marcus Center on October 16-21.
by BWW News Desk - Sep 5, 2018
Tickets for the Fox Cities engagement of the completely original new musical Something Rotten!, originally directed and choreographed by Tony Award-winner Casey Nicholaw (Mean Girls, The Book of Mormon, Aladdin), with music and lyrics by Grammy Award-winner and Tony Award nominee Wayne Kirkpatrick and Golden Globe Award and Tony Award nominee Karey Kirkpatrick and a book by Tony Award nominees Karey Kirkpatrick and best-selling author John O'Farrell, will go on sale this Friday. 
by BWW News Desk - Sep 5, 2018
Tickets for the Fox Cities engagement of the completely original new musical Something Rotten!, originally directed and choreographed by Tony Award-winner Casey Nicholaw (Mean Girls, The Book of Mormon, Aladdin), with music and lyrics by Grammy Award-winner and Tony Award nominee Wayne Kirkpatrick and Golden Globe Award and Tony Award nominee Karey Kirkpatrick and a book by Tony Award nominees Karey Kirkpatrick and best-selling author John O'Farrell, will go on sale this Friday. 
by Troy Frisby - Sep 24, 2018
When it comes to Max Vernon's new three-show residency at Joe's Pub, EXISTENTIAL LIFE CRISIS LULLABY, Vernon says to expect "an everything-but-the-kitchen-sink experience---and possibly even the kitchen sink---but glued and covered in glitter."
by BWW News Desk - Sep 24, 2018
The Fox Cities engagement of the completely original new musical Something Rotten!, originally directed and choreographed by Tony Award-winner Casey Nicholaw (Mean Girls, The Book of Mormon, Aladdin), with music and lyrics by Grammy Award-winner and Tony Award nominee Wayne Kirkpatrick and Golden Globe Award and Tony Award nominee Karey Kirkpatrick and a book by Tony Award nominees Karey Kirkpatrick and best-selling author John O'Farrell, is only one month away!
by BWW News Desk - Sep 21, 2018
Work Light Productions is proud to announce the complete cast for the National Tour of SOMETHING ROTTEN!, which makes its Wisconsin premiere at Overture Center Tuesday, Oct. 9-Sunday, Oct. 14. Local actor and arts administrator (Children's Theater of Madison, Four Seasons Theatre, Capital City Theatre) Brian Cowing will join the national tour's ensemble.
by BWW News Desk - Sep 21, 2018
NETworks Presentations LLC announces that the national tour of Rodgers & Hammerstein's THE KING AND I, based on the 2015 Tony Award -winning Lincoln Center Theater Production, will come to Jacksonville at the Times-Union Center for eight performances, November 13-18, 2018 as part of the FSCJ Artist Series Broadway in Jacksonville 2018-19 Season.
by BWW News Desk - Sep 20, 2018
Beloved performer Mark Nadler serenades with a potpourri of songs by greats such as Gershwin and Porter and lesser-known New York treasures like John Wallowitch on the newly rebuilt Guild Hall stage.
by BWW News Desk - Sep 17, 2018
The completely original new musical Something Rotten!, originally directed and choreographed on Broadway by Tony Award-winner Casey Nicholaw (Mean Girls, The Book of Mormon, Aladdin), with music and lyrics by Grammy Award-winner and Tony Award nominee Wayne Kirkpatrick and Golden Globe Award and Tony Award nominee Karey Kirkpatrick and a book by Tony Award nominees Karey Kirkpatrick and best-selling author John O'Farrell, comes to the North Charleston Performing Arts Center November 11 & 12. Reserved seat ticket go on sale on Monday, September 24 at 10 AM. Tickets available at the North Charleston Coliseum Advance Ticket Office, online at Ticketmaster.com or charge by phone at 1-800-745-3000. The show is part of the Best of Broadway series presented by Planet Fitness.
by - Sep 1, 2018
Check out the latest in upcoming releases of Broadway and theatre related CDs for September, 2018.
by Monroe George - Oct 31, 2018
The national tour of Rodgers & Hammerstein's The King and I, based on the 2015 Tony Award-winning Lincoln Center Theater production, welcomes new cast members! Angela Baumgardner will play Anna Leonowens and Pedro Ka'awaloa will play the King of Siam, with Deanna Choi as Lady Thiang, Bern Tan as Kralahome, Paulina Yeung as Tuptim, Dongwoo Kang as Lun Tha, Timothy Matthew Flores as Prince Chulalongkorn, Hayden Bercy as Louis Leonowens and Stanton Morales as Captain Orton/Sir Edward Ramsey.
by BWW News Desk - Oct 2, 2018
Greater Boston Stage Company proudly announces the second Don Fulton New Play Project, The Salonnieres. By acclaimed playwright, Liz Duffy Adams, The Salonnieres, set in pre-Revolutionary Paris, is an evening filled with fairytales, facades, and the feminist revolution. Directed by Producing Artistic Director Weylin Symes, performances run October 25 - November 11, 2018. The Press Opening is Saturday, October 27, 2018 at 3:00pm.
by BWW News Desk - Oct 2, 2018
The National Tour of Something Rotten! is coming to the State Theatre on Thursday, November 1st. Show time is 7:30 PM. Tickets are $66/$59 and can be purchased by visiting the State Theatre Box Office, 453 Northampton Street, Easton, by calling 1-800-999-STATE, 610.252.3132 or online at www.statetheatre.org. Sponsored by Kitchen Magic and lehighvalleylive.com +The Express-Times. Part of the Butz Celebrates Broadway Performance Series.
by BWW News Desk - Oct 19, 2018
New casting has been announced for the national tour of Rodgers & Hammerstein's THE KING AND I, based on the 2015 Tony Award-winning Lincoln Center Theater production.
by Kathy Strain - Oct 18, 2018
THE PLAY THAT GOES WRONG is certainly a play that seems intriguing just by the title. "The Murder at Havernesh Manor" is the title of the play within the play that can't seem to stay on script. It seems that everything and anything goes wrong. This sets in motion so many mishaps, the audiences can't stop laughing from start to finish. Ned Noyes has enjoyed being part of THE PLAY THAT GOES WRONG from Broadway to the tour. BWW had a chance to chat with Ned as the show heads to Austin, Texas and the Bass Concert Hall.
by TV - On the Road - Oct 12, 2018
Watch clips of Kelli O'Hara, Ken Watanabe, Ruthie Ann Miles, and the rest of the cast in the clips below, including classic songs Whistle A Happy Tune, Getting To Know You, Something Wonderful and Shall We Dance. 
by Scott Rawson - Oct 10, 2018
There's nothing rotten about Something Rotten! When the Bottom brothers, Nick and Nigel (Matthew Michael Janisse and Richard Spitaletta) find out that their newest play about Richard II is in direct competition with another play about the same exact thing written and directed by rock star-status-achieving Shakespeare (Matthew Baker), they scrap the entire script and seek out a new idea.
by BWW News Desk - Oct 1, 2018
NETworks Presentations LLC announces that the national tour of Rodgers & Hammerstein's THE KING AND I, based on the 2015 Tony Award -winning Lincoln Center Theater Production, will make its Lowcountry premiere at the North Charleston Performing Arts Center for 2 shows only December 11 & 12 as part of the Best of Broadway series presented by Planet Fitness. Reserved seat tickets go on sale Monday, October 8 at 10 AM. To purchase tickets, visit Ticketmaster.com, call 1-800-745-3000 or visit the North Charleston Coliseum Advance Ticket Office. Ticket prices start at $35 (plus applicable fees). Casting will be announced at a future time.
by BWW News Desk - Nov 8, 2018
The national tour of Rodgers & Hammerstein's THE KING AND I, based on the 2015 Tony Award - winning Lincoln Center Theater Production, will make its Milwaukee premiere at the Marcus Center for the Performing Arts for eight shows as part of the Associated Bank Broadway at the Marcus Center and Broadway Across America-Milwaukee series. Tickets go on sale at 10:00 am on Friday, November 16.
by BWW News Desk - Nov 7, 2018
This lively conversation between Todd S. Purdum and Ted Chapin, who is President and Chief Creative Officer of the Rodgers & Hammerstein Organization, was inspired by Purdum's recent book, Something Wonderful: Rodgers and Hammerstein's Broadway Revolution.
by Gil Kaan - Nov 6, 2018
Tony Award-winner Jefferson Mays (and his many characters) will grace the Gil Cates Theatre stage of the Geffen Playhouse for his one-man adaptation of Charles Dickens' A CHRISTMAS CAROL, already in previews, with opening night set for November 7, 2018. I had the chance to pick Jefferson's witty mind for some very fun answers to my semi-serious inquiries.
by BWW News Desk - Nov 6, 2018
NETworks Presentations LLC announces that the national tour of Rodgers & Hammerstein's THE KING AND I, based on the 2015 Tony Award -winning Lincoln Center Theater Production, comes to the The Van Wezel Performing Arts Hall for two shows on Tuesday, December 4 at 7:30 p.m. and Wednesday, December 5 at 7:30 p.m. To purchase tickets, visit VanWezel.org, call 941-953-3368 or visit our box office. Tickets start at $37, but only select sections still have seats remaining at this time. Tickets are going fast - reserve your seats before they're gone! Casting will be announced at a future time.
by Jordan Higginbotham - Nov 2, 2018
Pedro Ka'awaoa is honored to be bringing King Mongkut to life in The King and I's national tour. He has a BA in Music from Harvard University. Regional: The Fantasticks, South Pacific, Evita, The Addams Family, The Producers, Jesus Christ Superstar, White Christmas, The Odd Couple Female Version. MDConductor: Cabaret, First Date, Seussical, Putnam Spelling Bee, The King and I, Les Miserables School Edition. Pedro is also a choir conductor, pianist, musician, teacher, and composer. He is also a fitness and mindfulness enthusiast. Aloha and IMUA!  Ka'awaoa spent some time talking with BroadwayWorld to discuss his road to The King and I and their upcoming journey to Jacksonville.
by Jeffrey Vizcaino - Nov 2, 2018
Go behind the scenes of the national tour of Something Rotten! with Emily Kristen Morris as she takes over the BroadwayWorld Instagram tomorrow, November 3rd! Follow along as Morris shows you her two show day while performing as Bea! Be sure to tune in tomorrow!
by BWW News Desk - Nov 1, 2018
NETworks Presentations announces that the national tour of the Lincoln Center Theater Production of Rodgers & Hammerstein's THE KING AND I, based on the 2015 Tony Award ®-winning Lincoln Center Theater Production, will make its Jacksonville premiere at the Times-Union Center for eight performances November 13-18, 2018 as part of the FSCJ Artist Series Broadway in Jacksonville Series. To purchase tickets, visit fscjartistseries.org, or call 904-632-5000. Ticket prices start at $42.
by Alan Henry - May 31, 2018
An announcement from the West End production states that actress Naoko Mori will share the role of Lady Thiang with Ruthie Ann Miles in the West End transfer of Lincoln Center's revival of THE KING AND I.
by Kristen Morale - May 31, 2018
Now playing at the Lion Theatre in Times Square, Stage Life is truly an ode not only to the actor, but anyone who has ever been inspired by the theater to make it their life's work. From actor to playwright, to producer and teacher alike, this is theater in its truest, diverse and most appreciated form – right on Theater Row.
by BWW News Desk - May 30, 2018
The producers of The King and I, which opens at the London Palladium next month, have announced Japanese actress Naoko Mori, who has worked extensively across stage, television and film, will share the role of Lady Thiang.
by BWW News Desk - May 22, 2018
Starlight Theatre has announced that its 2018 Broadway series will be newly sponsored by Shawnee Mission Health and will feature a wide selection of shows designed to satisfy the varied entertainment tastes of Kansas City theatergoers.
by Roundabout Theatre Company - May 21, 2018
Education Dramaturge Ted Sod sits down with actress Sara Topham to discuss her role in Travesties and her return to Roundabout Theatre Company.
by Jan Nargi - May 18, 2018
The national tour of the 2015 Tony Award-winning revival of THE KING AND I, now brightening the Hanover Theatre for the Performing Arts in Worcester, is a perfectly respectable production. The timeless and soaring Rodgers and Hammerstein score is beautifully sung and impeccably played by the 16-piece orchestra, and design elements (especially Catherine Zuber's elegant period costumes) effectively juxtapose the traditions of 1860s Siam against the encroaching modernization of the. But something is off balance in this Bartlett Sher directed re-visioning. The women, not the King, rule.
by BWW News Desk - Jun 8, 2018
Ambassador Theatre Group and NETworks Presentations LLC announce that the national tour of the Lincoln Center Theater Production of Rodgers & Hammerstein's THE KING AND I will make its Albuquerque premiere at Popejoy Hall for 6 performances June 20 - 24, 2018 as part of the Popejoy Presents and Haverland Carter Broadway in New Mexico series. To purchase tickets, visitunmtickets.com, popejoypresents.com, call 505-925-5858, or visit the UNM Ticket Offices at the UNM Bookstore and Dreamstyle Arena (The Pit). Ticket prices start at $45.
by BWW News Desk - Jun 7, 2018
Jumping genres with ease, Renee Fleming can currently be seen as Nettie Fowler in CAROUSEL, a role that has earned her a Tony nomination. According to OperaWire, the opera superstar now says she has an album in the works that will exclusively feature Broadway tunes. 
by BWW News Desk - Jun 6, 2018
Ambassador Theatre Group and NETworks Presentations LLC announce that the national tour of the Lincoln Center Theater Production of Rodgers & Hammerstein's THE KING AND I will make its Kansas City premiere at Starlight Theatre for one week, June 12-17, as part of the 2018 Shawnee Mission Health Broadway Series. To purchase tickets visit kcstarlight.com, call 816.363.7827 or visit 4600 Starlight Road, Kansas City, Mo., 64132. Ticket prices start at $14.
by Alan Henry - Jun 4, 2018
BroadwayWorld previously reported that Naoko Mori and Ruthie Ann Miles would share the role of Lady Thiang in the West End production of THE KING AND I. We've just learned no final decision on Ruthie Ann Miles' participation in the production has been made.
by E.H. Reiter - Jun 29, 2018
With sets, colors, and costumes setting the tone, THE KING AND I playing at the San Diego Civic Theatre through July 1st is a richly hued journey into the exotic.
by Taylor Long - Jun 2, 2018
Visionary Canadian director Robert Lepage teams up with Guillaume Cote, Principal Dancer and Choreographer at the National Ballet of Canada to present FRAME BY FRAME. We spoke to Second Soloist Jack Bertinshaw, playing filmmaker Norman McLaren, about his life as a professional dancer, the unique challenges in bringing a man's life to life on the stage, and the incredible three-year collaborative process to prepare FRAME BY FRAME for its world premiere.
by John Lariviere - Jun 17, 2018
Venice Theatre is once again turning its Pinkerton Theatre into Pinky's Cabaret for the sixth annual Summer Cabaret Festival with 20 different productions featuring some of the best cabaret acts in the state of Florida. Performances are July 13-Aug. 26 at 8 p.m. Thursday through Saturday and 2 p.m. Sunday, with some late night performances. Tickets are $20. Venice Theatre is located at 140 W. Tampa Ave. in Venice, FL. For more information you may call the box office at 941-488-1115, or go on line to venicestage.com.
by Paul Bolton - Jun 13, 2018
'The King and I' at the Starlight Theatre, in Kansas City, this week only! The ever popular Rodgers & Hammerstein's musical about the Anna and the King of Siam is now showing at the Starlight Theatre, June 12-17th, 2018.
by BWW News Desk - Jun 12, 2018
The multi Tony Award-winning production of Rodgers & Hammerstein's THE KING AND I will transfer from Broadway to London this month following a critically acclaimed 16 month run at New York's Lincoln Center Theater and an unprecedented continuing record-breaking sold out USA tour.
by BWW News Desk - Jul 5, 2018
According to Baz Bamigboye of The Daily Mail, the Tony Award-winning revival of The King and I, which recently began an acclaimed West End run featuring original stars Kelli O'Hara and Ken Watanabe, will head out on an international tour in 2019.
by BWW News Desk - Jul 4, 2018
The multi Tony Award-winning production of Rodgers & Hammerstein's The King and I has transfered from Broadway to London this month following a critically acclaimed 16 month run at New York's Lincoln Center Theater and an unprecedented continuing record-breaking sold out USA tour.
by BWW News Desk - Jul 2, 2018
The multi Tony Award-winning production of Rodgers & Hammerstein's The King and I will transfer from Broadway to London this month following a critically acclaimed 16 month run at New York's Lincoln Center Theater and an unprecedented continuing record-breaking sold out USA tour.
by Rona Kelly - Jul 16, 2018
Exit the King marks the first time Eugène Ionesco work has been performed at the National. Playing on the vast Olivier stage, this absurdist play features a cast of just six actors, an intimate staging. One of those is actress Debra Gillett, making her return to the National. With the production opening tomorrow, Debra shares how rehearsals have been going and looks ahead to how Exit the King will resonate with audiences and actors alike.
by BWW News Desk - Jul 13, 2018
The completely original new musical Something Rotten!, directed and choreographed by Tony Award winner Casey Nicholaw (The Book of Mormon, Aladdin), with music and lyrics by Grammy Award winner and Tony Award nominee Wayne Kirkpatrick and Golden Globe Award and Tony Award nominee Karey Kirkpatrick and a book by Tony Award nominees Karey Kirkpatrick and best-selling author John O'Farrell, will play Detroit's Fisher Theatre, September 25 - October 7, 2018.
by BWW News Desk - Aug 7, 2018
After a sold out performance of last year's Bernstein and Friends concert, New Rochelle Opera will present another all-musical theater concert entitled SOMETHING WONDERFUL on Sunday, September 16, 2018 in the Christopher Murphy Auditorium at Iona College, 715 North Avenue, New Rochelle, NY. The concert is sponsored by Iona College Council on the Arts.
by Alexa Criscitiello - Aug 20, 2018
It has been confirmed that the current West End production of Rodgers and Hammerstein's timeless classic, The King and I, will be screened in the United Kingdom this winter.