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Theatre Information

Broadway Theatre (Broadway) (New York, NY)
1681 Broadway Seating Chart

Schedule

Preview schedule varies. Please check official website for up-to-date information.
Beginning 11/13:
Tuesdays: 7:00PM
Wednesdays: 2:00PM & 8:00PM
Thursdays: 7:00PM
Fridays: 8:00PM
Saturdays: 2:00PM & 8:00PM
Sundays: 3:00PM

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Based on the novel of the original 1933 screenplay, the stage show of King Kong is a contemporary take on the classic tale of beauty and the beast.


BWW TV: They're Bringing the Beast to Broadway! Meet the Company of KING KONGBWW TV: They're Bringing the Beast to Broadway! Meet the Company of KING KONG
by BroadwayWorld TV - August 7, 2018

King Kong is getting ready to take over Broadway! The cast met the press yesterday and BroadwayWorld was there! Hear what Christiani Pitts, Eric William Morris, and the rest of the cast have to say about taking this beast to Broadway! (more...)

Photo Coverage: KING KONG's Christiani Pitts, Eric William Morris & Erik Lochtefeld Meet the Press!Photo Coverage: KING KONG's Christiani Pitts, Eric William Morris & Erik Lochtefeld Meet the Press!
by Jennifer Broski - August 7, 2018

King Kong is getting ready to take over Broadway! The show begins performances Friday, October 5 prior to a Thursday, November 8 opening night at the Broadway Theatre (1681 Broadway). The cast met the press yesterday and BroadwayWorld was there! Check out photos below! (more...)

The Actors Fund to Host Screening of KING KONG Featuring Creative Team of MusicalThe Actors Fund to Host Screening of KING KONG Featuring Creative Team of Musical
by BWW News Desk - August 6, 2018

The Actors Fund announced today that tickets are now on sale for a special screening of the original 1933 film King Kong, in partnership with the Jacob Burns Film Center (JBFC) as part of their ongoing film series, 'Life on the Stage: Conversation and Film.' The screening will be followed by a Q&A with members of the creative team of the upcoming Broadway musical (more...)

Photo Flash: KING KONG Begins Rehearsals on BroadwayPhoto Flash: KING KONG Begins Rehearsals on Broadway
by BWW News Desk - August 3, 2018

Rehearsals began on Monday, July 30, for the new musical King Kong. The production begins performances Friday, October 5 prior to a Thursday, November 8 opening night at the Broadway Theatre (1681 Broadway). Check out group photos below of the cast, alongside the crew, creatives, and staff! (more...)

Beast of Broadway! KING KONG Begins Rehearsals TodayBeast of Broadway! KING KONG Begins Rehearsals Today
by BWW News Desk - July 30, 2018

Rehearsals begin today, Monday, July 30, for the new musical King Kong. The production begins performances Friday, October 5 prior to a Thursday, November 8 opening night at the Broadway Theatre (1681 Broadway). (more...)

BWW TV: From Melbourne to NYC- Watch KING KONG Load in for Broadway!BWW TV: From Melbourne to NYC- Watch KING KONG Load in for Broadway!
by BroadwayWorld TV - July 13, 2018

Watch below as the 2,000 pound, 20-foot high King Kong comes together in Melbourne Australia, and the Broadway Theatre front of house is installed! (more...)

Photo Flash: Christiani Pitts & Eric William Morris Get Ready for KING KONG at Cabaret Preview!Photo Flash: Christiani Pitts & Eric William Morris Get Ready for KING KONG at Cabaret Preview!
by BWW News Desk - June 20, 2018

Earlier this week Pitts and Morris performed songs from the new musical for a private audience at Haswell Green's. Check out photos of the new costars below! (more...)

Erik Lochtefeld Joins Broadway's KING KONG; Additional Casting Announced!Erik Lochtefeld Joins Broadway's KING KONG; Additional Casting Announced!
by BWW News Desk - June 12, 2018

Producers Carmen Pavlovic (Global Creatures) and Roy Furman have announced additional casting for the new musical King Kong. Joining the previously announced Christiani Pitts, (A Bronx Tale) as Ann Darrow, and Eric William Morris (Mamma Mia!) as Carl Denham, will be Erik Lochtefeld (Misery, Metamorphoses) as Lumpy. (more...)

Up on the Marquee: KING KONG arrives on Broadway!Up on the Marquee: KING KONG arrives on Broadway!
by Walter McBride - June 8, 2018

King Kong will open at the Broadway Theatre (1681 Broadway) on November 8, 2018. Preview performances will begin Friday, October 5, 2018. King Kong will star Christiani Pitts, currently starring in A Bronx Tale on Broadway, as Ann Darrow, and Eric William Morris, who played Sky in Mamma Mia!, will play Carl Denham. (more...)

Get a First Look at the Poster Art For KING KONGGet a First Look at the Poster Art For KING KONG
by BWW News Desk - April 30, 2018

Producers Carmen Pavlovic (Global Creatures) and Roy Furman have revealed new poster art for Broadway's King Kong by internationally renowned artists Laurent Durieux, Francesco Francavilla and Olly Moss. (more...)

Christiani Pitts and Eric William Morris Will Star in KING KONGChristiani Pitts and Eric William Morris Will Star in KING KONG
by BWW News Desk - April 24, 2018

Producers Carmen Pavlovic (Global Creatures) and Roy Furman have announced first principal casting for the new musical King Kong. Christiani Pitts, currently starring in A Bronx Tale on Broadway, will star as Ann Darrow, and Eric William Morris, who played Sky in Mamma Mia!, will play Carl Denham. (more...)

VIDEO: Going Behind the Scenes With The Talented Team of KING KONGVIDEO: Going Behind the Scenes With The Talented Team of KING KONG
by Stage Tube - March 6, 2018

The classic story King Kong, will open at the Broadway Theatre (1681 Broadway) on November 8, 2018. Check out the talented team of professionals in the video below and see how they brought the most famous primate in cinema history to life on the stage. (more...)

Video Flashback: Public Meets Puppet! KING KONG Greets the PressVideo Flashback: Public Meets Puppet! KING KONG Greets the Press
by Alexa Criscitiello - November 8, 2017

Producers Carmen Pavlovic (Global Creatures) and Roy Furman have just announced that King Kong, will open at the Broadway Theatre (1681 Broadway) on November 8, 2018. Preview performances will begin Friday, October 5, 2018. (more...)

Breaking: KING KONG Will Officially Swing to the Broadway Theatre Next FallBreaking: KING KONG Will Officially Swing to the Broadway Theatre Next Fall
by BWW News Desk - November 8, 2017

Producers Carmen Pavlovic (Global Creatures) and Roy Furman have just announced that King Kong, will open at the Broadway Theatre (1681 Broadway) on November 8, 2018. Preview performances will begin Friday, October 5, 2018. (more...)

Broadway-Bound KING KONG Will Get Developmental Lab This FallBroadway-Bound KING KONG Will Get Developmental Lab This Fall
by BWW News Desk - September 28, 2017

As BroadwayWorld previously reported, King Kong, will arrive on Broadway in 2018, but before it does, the musical will get a developmental lab this fall. According to an Equity casting notice, a lab will take place this November in preparation for its upcoming Broadway run. (more...)

KING KONG to Open on Broadway Next YearKING KONG to Open on Broadway Next Year
by BWW News Desk - May 17, 2017

Producers Global Creatures (CEO Carmen Pavlovic) and Roy Furman are pleased to announce that King Kong, will arrive on Broadway in the fall of 2018 at the Shubert Organization's Broadway Theatre. (more...)

Breaking: KING KONG Will Officially Swing to Broadway in 2018 with New Creative TeamBreaking: KING KONG Will Officially Swing to Broadway in 2018 with New Creative Team
by BWW News Desk - May 17, 2017

Kong is coming! Producers Global Creatures (CEO Carmen Pavlovic) and Roy Furman just announced that King Kong, will arrive on Broadway in the fall of 2018 at the Shubert Organization's Broadway Theatre. (more...)

Marsha Norman Departs KING KONG Musical Creative TeamMarsha Norman Departs KING KONG Musical Creative Team
by BWW News Desk - October 27, 2016

The much-anticipated musical version of King Kong has lost a member of its creative team, according to the New York Times. Tony and Pulitzer Prize-winner Marsha Norman is no longer attached to the project. (more...)

Robert Creighton, Marc Kudisch, Lora Lee Gayer and More Take on KING KONG in NYC WorkshopRobert Creighton, Marc Kudisch, Lora Lee Gayer and More Take on KING KONG in NYC Workshop
by Jessica Khan - February 19, 2016

King Kong is one giant stomp closer to conquering New York City. BroadwayWorld is excited to report that an industry reading of the new musical took place today, February 19, at Baryshnikov Arts Center, starring Robert Creighton (Benny), Lora Lee Gayer (Ann Darrow), Marc Kudisch (Carl Denham) and Euan Morton (Jack Driscoll). And to add to the excitement, Tony nominee Joshua Bergasse has also joined the production as choreographer. (more...)

Breaking News: Jason Robert Brown Joins Creative Team for Broadway-Bound KING KONG; NYC Reading Set for OctoberBreaking News: Jason Robert Brown Joins Creative Team for Broadway-Bound KING KONG; NYC Reading Set for October
by BWW News Desk - September 17, 2015

Now BroadwayWorld has just learned that a  developmental reading of the new musical will take place this October in New York City. Directed by Tony Award-nominee Eric D. Shaeffer, this version features a book and lyrics by Tony and Pulitzer Prize-winner Marsha Norman and a score by Marius De Vries and Tony Award-winner Jason Robert Brown.  Produced by Carmen Pavlovic and Roy Furman, a production schedule for King Kong will be announced at a later date. (more...)