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The King and I - 1953 - West End

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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Theatre Royal, Drury Lane

(London, )
Catherine Street London WC2B 5JB
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by Student Blogger: Shaun Collins - Jun 30, 2020
With the growing support for the Black Lives Matter movement, actors and actresses have taken to their platforms to share vital resources and stories to shed light on the systemic problems at hand.
by BWW News Desk - Jun 30, 2020
Theatre Calgary is celebrating Canada Day! To celebrate, they asked some friends from Broadway about their favorite Canadian artists and to share their Canada love!
by BWW News Desk - Jun 29, 2020
City Springs Theatre Company has announced local veteran actress and award-winning artist Kayce Grogan-Wallace as its first casting director.
by BWW News Desk - Jun 29, 2020
The Anchorage Concert Association has postponed their upcoming fall season due to the current global health crisis, KTVA reports.
by BWW News Desk - Jun 29, 2020
The Franklin School for the Performing Arts (FSPA) will offer its annual Broadway Boot Camp this July for students Grades 8-12 with an additional option for Grades 1-7. This year's special guest instructors will be Ben Bryant and Lonnie E. Davis Jr.
by BWW News Desk - Jun 28, 2020
The film version of the King and I, starring Yul Brynner and Deborah Kerr was released 64 years ago today, on June 28th, 1956.
by BWW News Desk - Jun 26, 2020
The York Theatre Company has announced the schedule of upcoming online activities of live chats and panel discussions with past production and creative team members, and a special York Members Night via The York's Facebook page.
by Stephi Wild - Jun 25, 2020
Today's top stories: get a first look at 'Alexander Hamilton' from the filmed version of Hamilton, coming to Disney+!
by Stephi Wild - Jun 25, 2020
While Broadway remains shut down, BroadwayWorld is keeping up with your favorite stars and giving you a peek at what they have been up to! Check out this weekend's highlights from some of your favorites, including Lin-Manuel Miranda, Nathan Lane, Billy Porter, Andrew Rannells, and more!
by BWW News Desk - Jun 25, 2020
In the interest of the health and safety of the community, Anchorage Concert Association is postponing shows that would have been at the Alaska Center for the Performing Arts this fall, including the annual holiday favorite The Nutcracker.
by BWW News Desk - Jun 24, 2020
Jelani Alladin and Matt Doyle are the latest guests on R&H Goes Live! The duo will perform 'We Kiss In A Shadow' from Rodgers & Hammerstein's THE KING AND I today, June 24, at 1pm EST.
by BWW News Desk - Jun 24, 2020
Today (June 24) in live streaming: Darren Criss visits Backstage Live, Matt Doyle & Jelani Alladin bring back R&H Goes Live! and so much more!
by BWW News Desk - Jun 22, 2020
The Early Night Show with Joshua Turchin- Virtual Edition (Corona Cabaret) releases a new episode today. Season three, episode eleven (which is also available on the Broadway Podcast Network: http://bpn.fm/TENS) features special guests: Tori Bingham (Anastasia), Kylie Kuioka (Panama Hattie, The King and I) and Allie Joseph.
by BWW News Desk - Jun 19, 2020
Reagle Music Theatre of Greater Boston invites friends, family, patrons, and guests to pull up a virtual front row seat for ENTR'ACTE, A Musical Journey from Our Past to a New Future, on Sunday, June 28 at 7:00 p.m. ENTR'ACTE, brought to viewers in part through the generous sponsorships of Waltham Tourism Council and Stanton Insurance Agency of Waltham, will stream across multiple Reagle Music Theatre digital platforms, including YouTube, Facebook, and its website, ReagleMusicTheatre.org.
by BWW News Desk - Jun 18, 2020
The York Theatre Company has added new items to its 50th Anniversary 'Uniquely York' Online Auction. Bidding has been extended and will now conclude Sunday evening, July 5, 2020 at 11:55PM.
by BWW News Desk - Jul 9, 2020
Beginning July 24, GREAT PERFORMANCES will continue to keep the performing arts alive with Broadway at Home, broadcasting a theatrical favorite every week on PBS.
by Andrew Child - Jul 9, 2020
AATAB is not a theatre company. They were originally founded in 2018 as a social collective connected by a Facebook group. In response to Boston's need to embrace local Asian American artists she explains she would rather see established organizations do the work to welcome and elevate members of the community than see an individual company formed.
by BWW News Desk - Jul 9, 2020
The Broadway Original Cast of INTO THE WOODS and the West End revival of INTO THE WOODS have been added to BroadwayHD.
by BWW News Desk - Jul 8, 2020
BroadwayHD today announced that Bonnie Comley, Co-Founder of BroadwayHD, has been re-elected to The Drama League's Board of Directors.
by BWW News Desk - Jul 8, 2020
Berkshire Theatre Group has announced The Naughton Family in Concert under a tent at The Colonial Theatre, featuring: Greg Naughton, Tony Award-Winner James Naughton (Chicago, City of Angels), Keira Naughton and Tony Award-winner Kelli O'Hara (The King and I) on July 24 and July 25 at 8pm.
by BWW News Desk - Jul 8, 2020
Studio Tenn's weekly talk show, 'Studio Tenn Talks: Theater Conversations with Patrick Cassidy' has released its July - August lineup, featuring nationally acclaimed performing artists. Jason Alexander, the Tony and Grammy Award winner and Emmy nominee best known for playing George Costanza in 'Seinfeld,' will be one of the featured guests.
by BWW News Desk - Jul 6, 2020
Space Coast Symphony Orchestra is kicking off a new series of Drive-In concerts on July 10 with On Broadway!
by BWW News Desk - Jul 5, 2020
The Early Night Show with Joshua Turchin- Virtual Edition (Corona Cabaret) begins its fourth season by celebrating Hamilton on Disney+ with special guests Gianna Harris (Mighty Oak, Broadway's School of Rock), Bonale Fambrini (Broadway's The King and I, Radio City Xmas Spectacular), Swayam Bhatia (Disney+'s The Mighty Ducks, The Perfect Fit, Really Rosie), and Jai Ram Srinivasan (Broadway's A Christmas Carol).
by TV News Desk - Jul 4, 2020
In just days, the world will get to tune in for the phenomenon that is Hamilton, when it arrives on Disney+. The critics however, have already gotten their shot at the new film.
by BWW News Desk - Jul 31, 2020
BroadwayHD, the premiere streaming service for theater fans, today announced its hot new August lineup with popular comedy and musical titles to watch all month long! Leading the way this month is Summer Stock, the 1950's movie directed by Charles Walters, which stars Judy Garland, Gene Kelly and Eddie Bracken, on August 1st.
by BWW News Desk - Jul 31, 2020
Broadway veteran Lance Roberts' guest this week is Two Time Tony Award winner, Donna Murphy. The conversation features Lance and his guest talking about THE MOMENT his guest got THE CALL to make their Broadway debut. This week is special since Lance And Donna have been friends since high school and started the dream together.
by BWW News Desk - Jul 28, 2020
Producer Mark Cortale announced today that award-winning stars of the stage and screen Liz Callaway, Stephanie J. Block, and Rachel Bay Jones will join the line-up of talent slated to participate in The Seth Concert Series, the weekly virtual series based on Seth Rudetsky's international Broadway series that began at The Art House in Provincetown.
by BWW News Desk - Jul 23, 2020
Final casting is today announced for the first London Fringe production since Lockdown, a brand new socially distanced open-air production of 'Fanny And Stella', a musical with Book and Lyrics by Glenn Chandler, the creator of 'Taggart', and Music by Charles Miller.
by BWW News Desk - Jul 22, 2020
NewYorkRep has commissioned  May Day, a new ten-minute, mini-musical by award-winning collaborators Melissa Li & Kit Yan, inspired by the mistaken missile emergency alert set off in Hawaii in 2018.
by BWW News Desk - Jul 22, 2020
Barrington Stage Company will be changing two of the season's productions in order to better meet social distancing protocols that are necessary at this time.
by BWW News Desk - Jul 21, 2020
The State Theatre Center for the Arts, Easton, PA, has announced part of the 94th Season with new shows running January - June, 2021. Tickets for the new season will go on sale to State Theatre Members on Tuesday August 4, to the public on Wednesday, August 12th.
by BWW News Desk - Jul 20, 2020
Today (July 20) in live streaming: The Muny brings Magic to your home, Red Bull Theatre presents a new play festival, and so much more!
by BWW News Desk - Jul 16, 2020
Legendary Broadway casting director Jay Binder is stepping down from his company Binder Casting. Jay Binder has cast over 70 Broadway productions, including the Tony Award winning productions of The Lion King, A Gentleman's Guide to Love & Murder, Dames At Sea, Nice Work If You Can Get It, Gypsy, The King and I, Lost in Yonkers and more.
by Stage Tube - Jul 16, 2020
This week's episode will feature Devanand Janki, founder of Live & In Color. Located in Salem, CT, Live & In Color develops new works that celebrate diversity, emphasizing non-traditional casting and multi-ethnic participants.
by BWW News Desk - Jul 13, 2020
Bernadette Peters' powerhouse performance at her 2009 one-night-only event, Bernadette Peters: A Special Concert, was streamed online for the first time ever Friday, July 10, 2020, and raised a spectacular $252,575 for Broadway Cares/Equity Fights AIDS.
by BWW News Desk - Jul 13, 2020
In response to the ongoing Covid-19 pandemic, Central Florida's professional musical theatre, The Winter Park Playhouse, announces adjustments to their Mainstage Musical Series schedule. 
by BWW News Desk - Jul 10, 2020
TDF has invited educators to develop their directing skills this summer by enrolling in TDF Teacher Seminars and Professional Development Program's first-ever virtual workshop titled Directing Plays and Musicals in the School and Classroom.
by BWW News Desk - Jul 10, 2020
Two suburban Chicago theatres, The Marriott Theatre in Lincolnshire and Drury Lane Theatre in Oakbrook Terrace, have announced that their 2020/2021 subscription seasons have been postponed to 2021/2022 in observance of current social distancing recommendations and to ensure the health and safety of their patrons, artists, and staff.
by Stephi Wild - Jul 1, 2020
While Broadway remains shut down, BroadwayWorld is keeping up with your favorite stars and giving you a peek at what they have been up to! Check out yesterday's highlights from some of your favorites, including the cast of Jagged Little Pill, Megan Hilty, Renee Elise Goldsberry, Phillipa Soo and Jasmine Cephas Jones, and more!
by BWW News Desk - Jul 1, 2020
Michael Mott & Friends Live at Home continues tonight with Jenna Ushkowitz & Darnell Abraham.
by BWW News Desk - Aug 7, 2020
BroadwayHD has announced a new lineup of shows that will be available to stream in the UK and Australia.
by BWW News Desk - Aug 7, 2020
Artist Series Concerts of Sarasota Presents SIREN SONG, its first video production, featuring soprano Johanna Fincher, mezzo-soprano Robyn Rocklein and pianist Michael Stewart.
by BWW News Desk - Aug 6, 2020
92Y is presenting American Songbook Icons, Cabaret History and The Art of Broadway Orchestration in its upcoming programming.
by BWW News Desk - Aug 6, 2020
At 8:00 PM EST on August 9th, 2020, BFA Musical Theatre students along with Broadway performers from all over the country will perform LIVE on Instagram- to stand in solidarity with- and support the Black Trans Community.
by BWW News Desk - Aug 5, 2020
In response to COVID-19 and the substantial number of high school students experiencing a loss of summer programs and employment opportunities, the Shubert Theatre, Long Wharf Theatre, and Westport Country Playhouse co-created a free virtual program that inspires young people to continue learning during this difficult time.
by BWW News Desk - Aug 3, 2020
In the midst of the COVID-19 crisis, the Nai-Ni Chen Dance Company is keeping its dancers in shape by conducting regular Company Classes and rehearsals online from Nai-Ni and Company dancer's living rooms using Zoom while inviting intermediate/advanced level dancers around the world to join the class at no cost.
by BWW News Desk - Aug 2, 2020
The Dallas Symphony Orchestra (DSO) and Music Director Fabio Luisi (Louise W. & Edmund J. Kahn Music Directorship) today announce NEXT STAGE, revised programming for Fall 2020 Texas Instruments Classical Series, Pops Series and Dallas Symphony Presents concerts.
by BWW News Desk - Aug 11, 2020
Opening tonight is the first London Fringe production since Lockdown, a brand new socially distanced open-air production of ‘Fanny And Stella’, a musical with Book and Lyrics by Glenn Chandler, the creator of ‘Taggart’, and Music by Charles Miller.
by TV News Desk - Aug 11, 2020
Kelli O'Hara stars in an updated and reimagined version of The Accidental Wolf, which has been picked up by Topic!