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New York City Center (New York, NY)
131 West 55th St. (between 6th and 7th Avenues)

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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!

BWW TV: FROZEN Cast Surprises Audience with Tribute to OKLAHOMA! on its 75th Anniversary
by BroadwayWorld TV - Mar 31, 2018

Jelani Alladin (Kristoff), Greg Hildreth (Olaf), John Riddle (Hans) and the entire cast of the new Broadway hit Frozen surprised the sold-out house at the St. James Theatre this afternoon with a tribute to Rodgers & Hammerstein's classic musical Oklahoma!, which opened at the St. James Theatre 75 years ago today, on March 31, 1943. (more...)

Harriet Harris, Graham Rowat, and More Head to the Berkshires for the Summer Season; Full Casting Announced
by BWW News Desk - Mar 30, 2018

Berkshire Theatre Group has announced casting for the 90th Anniversary Season. BroadwayWorld has the full list of upcoming productions and their casts below! (more...)

Christine Ebersole, MARILYN MAYE'S 90TH BIRTHDAY, David Yazbek and More Head to 54 Below in April
by BWW News Desk - Mar 30, 2018

This April, 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: Emma Williams Talks AN OFFICER AND A GENTLEMAN
by Marianka Swain - Mar 30, 2018

Emma Williams's past work includes Chitty Chitty Bang Bang, Half a Sixpence, Mrs Henderson Presents and Love Story. She's currently starring in a new musical version of the iconic Richard Gere film An Officer and a Gentleman, which opens at Leicester Curve on 6 April. (more...)

BWW Blog: MIDDLETOWN Part 2: and Everything is RAGTIME
by Student Blogger: Lea Passione - Mar 29, 2018 Its Lea with Part 2 of my Middletown blog. I will show life as we close Middletown, life after Middletown and a very special trip to see a show in a very special place plus wonderful experiences. (more...)

FSCJ Artist Series Announces 2018/19 Broadway In Jacksonville Season
by BWW News Desk - Apr 9, 2018

The FSCJ Artist Series, sponsored by Vystar Credit Union, is proud to announce the 2018-19 Broadway in Jacksonville season, filled with award-winning blockbusters and family favorites. Next season's lineup will feature Broadway in Jacksonville's debuts of Waitress and Andrew Lloyd Webber's new high-octane hit The School of Rock, along with Les Miserables and Rodgers & Hammerstein's The King and I. All performances will be at the Times-Union Center. (more...)

VIDEO: Broadway Partners with Believe NYC for ARTS FOR AUTISM 2018
by Stage Tube - Apr 9, 2018

Believe NYC and Educational Travel Adventures have announced details for this year's Arts for Autism concert. The concert will take place Monday, June 25, 2018 at 7:30pm in the Gershwin Theatre, home to Broadway's production of Wicked. Dozens of Broadway actors will join young performing arts students to celebrate the power of the arts as they raise awareness and acceptance for the needs of people with autism and their families.  Tickets can be purchased at 100% of ticket sales will be donated to Autism Speaks.   (more...)

San Diego Symphony Announces 2018-2019 Season Featuring First Concerts Conducted by Rafael Payare as Music Director
by BWW News Desk - Apr 9, 2018

Rafael Payare's highly anticipated inaugural concerts as San Diego Symphony's Music Director Designate take place as part of the annual January Festival. It will mark his only Jacobs Masterworks appearance this season and will feature acclaimed cellist Alisa Weilerstein and the orchestra's first-ever performance of Benjamin Britten's Symphony for Cello and Orchestra. He will also perform in a special Discovery Night concert on January 10, with all funds from this concert going to support the San Diego Symphony's Learning and Community Engagement programs. (more...)

by Nicole Ackman - Apr 9, 2018

BroadwayWorld UK writer Nicole Ackman shares her top picks for musicals that deserve a revival in the West End. (more...)

Unicorn Theatre Presents VIETGONE
by BWW News Desk - Apr 7, 2018

Award-winning pioneer playwright Qui Nguyen brilliantly chronicles the love story of his parents' meeting in an Arkansas refugee center after fleeing Vietnam after the fall of Saigon in 1975. It's a buddy story, an all-American romance, and a motorcycle road-trip adventure that reexamines how we think about the heroes and victims of the Vietnam War. Vietgone skips through time and roams the globe with snarky humor, hip-hop, and lots of sex. It's one ironic, foul-mouthed, bad-ass new play. (more...)

Patti Cohenour to Lead Goodspeed's YOU ARE HERE
by BWW News Desk - Apr 6, 2018

A Chicago housewife turns one small step into a giant, life-changing leap in Bartram & Hill's new musical You Are Here. Goodspeed Musicals continues its commitment to innovative, thought-provoking works with this intimate tour-de-force new musical featuring Tony Award nominee Patti Cohenour as Diana, Broadway performers Andrea Frierson as Voice 1 and Stacia Fernandez as Voice 2, and Spamilton: An American Parody starDan Rosales as Voice 3. (more...)

Marilyn Maye, Broadway Big Band, and More at 54 Below Next Week
by BWW News Desk - Apr 6, 2018

Next Week, 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's On This Day - April 5, 2018
by - Apr 5, 2018

Here are the Broadway, Off-Broadway and West End shows which opened on April 5 along with all of the upcoming show openings, closings and special events! (more...)

Single Tickets Now Available for the Bay Area Premiere of SOFT POWER at the Curran
by BWW News Desk - Apr 5, 2018

Today, Carole Shorenstein Hays announced that single tickets are now available for SOFT POWER, the play featuring a musical by David Henry Hwang (play and lyrics) and Jeanine Tesori (music and additional lyrics). SOFT POWER will make its Bay Area premiere at San Francisco's Curran (445 Geary Street) June 20 - July 8, 2018. SOFT POWER is a Center Theatre Group co-commission with The Public Theater and will perform at the Curran following its world premiere at the Ahmanson Theatre in Los Angeles (more...)

Derek Klena, Ali Ewoldt, Adam Kaplan And More Lead A PRONOUN SHOWDOWN At Feinstein's/54Below!
by BWW News Desk - Apr 4, 2018

What happens when you reverse all of the pronouns in some of Broadway's most famous songs? (more...)

Japanese Film And TV Star Takao Osawa To Star In THE KING AND I At The London Palladium
by BWW News Desk - Apr 4, 2018

Takao Osawa, the multi-award-winning actor and star of one of Japan's most popular television series JIN, will join the cast of The King and I to play the Kralahome, trusted adviser to The King of Siam, when the smash hit musical transfers from Broadway to the London Palladium for "London's theatrical event of 2018" (Daily Express) on 21 June (Press Night 3 July). (more...)

BWW Interview: Stephanie J. Block Talks Childhood, WICKED, and her Upcoming Toronto Symphony Concert!
by Taylor Long - Apr 4, 2018

From April 10th-12th, two-time Tony Award-nominee Stephanie J. Block will join the Toronto Symphony Orchestra, Broadway star Ramin Karimloo and conductor Steven Reineke to present ON BROADWAY, an evening of Broadway's greatest hits at the Roy Thomson Hall in Toronto! BroadwayWorld's Taylor Long sat down with Stephanie ahead of her upcoming concert with the TSO. (more...)

Stefanie Powers and Clive Francis Star In New UK Tour Of 84 CHARING CROSS ROAD
by BWW News Desk - Apr 3, 2018

Cambridge Arts Theatre today announces a new UK tour of James Roose-Evans' adaptation of Helene Hanff's novel 84 Charing Cross Road, in collaboration with Lee Dean and Salisbury Playhouse. Richard Beecham directs Stefanie Powers as Helene Hanff and Clive Francis as Frank Doel. The production opens at Darlington Hippodrome on Wednesday 23 May before touring to Wolverhampton, Malvern, Richmond, Oxford and finishing in Cambridge Arts Theatre on 30 June. (more...)

Video: Play Ball! Kelli O'Hara Sings the National Anthem at Yankees Opening Day
by BWW News Desk - Apr 3, 2018

Batter up! Tony Award-winner Kelli O'Hara revealed belted one out in the ballpark today, singing the national anthem for opening day at Yankee Stadium! Check out video of Kelli officially ringing in the new baseball season with her flawless rendition! (more...)

Get a First Look at the Reimagined THE WHO'S TOMMY in Denver, Starring Andy Mientus
by Stephanie Wild - Apr 20, 2018

The Denver Center for the Performing Arts presents the Theater Company's Broadway star-studded production of The Who's Tommy. Andy Mientus, who leads the cast, shared a first look photo to his Twitter. Check it out below! (more...)

BWW Review: Bartlett Sher's Contemporary Spin On MY FAIR LADY Allows Lerner and Loewe's Musical To Speak For Itself
by Michael Dale - Apr 20, 2018

From SOUTH PACIFIC to The King and I to FIDDLER ON THE ROOF and now MY FAIR LADY, director Bartlett Sher has been spending the better part of this young century perfecting his method of mounting ravishing, emotionally stimulating productions of classic 20th Century musicals. (more...)

Photo Flash: Get A First Look At Elena Shaddow In THE KING AND I On Tour
by BWW News Desk - Apr 2, 2018

BroadwayWorld has a first look at Elena Shaddow in the Lincoln Center Theater production of Rodgers & Hammerstein's The King and I! Check out new production photos below! (more...)

New Book SOMETHING WONDERFUL: Rodgers And Hammerstein's Broadway Revolution Available Tomorrow!
by BWW News Desk - Apr 2, 2018

Richard Rodgers and Oscar Hammerstein II's first musical, Oklahoma!, opened on Broadway on March 31, 1943, and will mark its 75th anniversary this spring. That show, along with Carousel (whose new Broadway revival opens on April 12), South Pacific, The King and I, and The Sound of Music firmly established Rodgers and Hammerstein at the apex of the great age of the American Songbook. (more...)

BWW TV: Jimmy Buffett and the Cast of ESCAPE TO MARGARITAVILLE Celebrate the 75th Anniversary of OKLAHOMA! Onstage
by BroadwayWorld TV - Apr 2, 2018

The Broadway cast of Jimmy Buffett's 'Escape to Margaritaville' added their own flavor to Rodgers & Hammerstein, celebrating the 75th Anniversary of 'Oklahoma!' with a very Buffett version of 'Surrey with the Fringe on Top,' complete with an appearance by Jimmy Buffett himself. Check out the video, featuring Buffett himself, below! (more...)

Jan Grice Presents The Fabulous Flo Hayle In ENCORES!
by BWW News Desk - Apr 2, 2018

???????Catskill's Bridge Street Theatre invites audiences to experience ENCORES!, a special one-time only performance by the legendary Flo Hayle on the BST Mainstage Saturday April 21st at 2:00pm. Producer Jan Grice and Musical Director Jay Kerr join Ms. Hayle for a potpourri of terrific tunes and fascinating tales in celebration of her 89th trip around the sun! (more...)

Feinstein's/54 Below Announces Duo Shows Summer Series, Featuring Christine Ebersole, Marin Mazzie, and Many More
by BWW News Desk - Apr 19, 2018

Duo Shows At 54! is a summer series at FEINSTEIN'S/54 BELOW celebrating the special collaboration of two artists brought together, curated by Creative and Programming Director Jennifer Ashley Tepper. To purchase tickets or for more information, visit or call (646) 476-3551. (more...)

BWW Review: Hilarious Touring Production of THE BOOK OF MORMON Packed With Talent
by Frank Benge - Apr 19, 2018

THE BOOK OF MORMON is a satirical musical with book, lyrics, and music by Trey Parker, Robert Lopez and Matt Stone. Parker and Stone, the creators of the long running Comedy Central animated series South Park, along with Lopez, the co-composer/co-lyricist of Avenue Q and Frozen, have created a show that simultaneously deconstructs the American musical while paying loving homage to it. THE BOOK OF MORMON is the story of two young Mormon missionaries who are sent to Uganda on their first mission. The only thing the two boys have in common is their naive outlook on life. When they try to spread 'the word' among the locals they discover that religion is the last thing the villagers are concerned about. (more...)

BWW's On This Day - April 18, 2018
by - Apr 18, 2018

Here are the Broadway, Off-Broadway and West End shows which opened on April 18 along with all of the upcoming show openings, closings and special events! (more...)

Photo Flash: First Look at OKLAHOMA! at the Marriott Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Apr 17, 2018

From the sun baked Oklahoma Territory at the turn of the 20th century comes the Broadway classic, Oklahoma!, beginning April 11 with an opening on Wednesday, April 18 at 7:30 p.m. at 10 Marriott Drive, Lincolnshire. (more...)

VIDEO: It's A Beautiful Mornin' at Marriott Theatre with OKLAHOMA!
by Stage Tube - Apr 17, 2018

From the sun baked Oklahoma Territory at the turn of the 20th century comes the Broadway classic, Oklahoma!, beginning April 11 with a press opening on Wednesday, April 18 at 7:30 p.m. at 10 Marriott Drive, Lincolnshire. Due to high demand, an additional week is now on sale through June 10. Featuring a powerful score by legendary duo Richard Rodgers and Oscar Hammerstein II, and based on Lynn Riggs' 1931 play, Green Grow the Lilacs, Oklahoma! will be directed by Artistic Director and Jeff Award-winner Aaron Thielen (She Loves Me, Spring Awakening). Jeff Award nominee Alex Sanchez (Marriott Theatre: Newsies, Evita, On the Town, Mary Poppins) will choreograph, with Musical Direction and orchestrations by Jeff Award winner Ryan T. Nelson. (more...)

BWW's On This Day - April 16, 2018
by - Apr 16, 2018

Here are the Broadway, Off-Broadway and West End shows which opened on April 16 along with all of the upcoming show openings, closings and special events! (more...)

BWW Interview: Dorcas Leung Talks the Power of HAMILTON
by David Clarke - Apr 16, 2018

Dorcas Leung, currently touring the nation with HAMILTON as the standby for Angelica Schuyler, Eliza Hamilton, Peggy Schuyler/Maria Reynolds, is an Asian immigrant who grew up in Houston and went to elementary, middle, and high school in Spring Branch ISD. Making a triumphant return to the city that helped raise her in a one of the most popular musicals to ever grace the stages of the world, BroadwayWorld chatted with her about the true power of the show.  (more...)

New York City Ballet Announces 2018/2019 Season; Tribute To Jerome Robbins And More!
by BWW News Desk - Apr 16, 2018

New York City Ballet's 2018 Spring Season opens on Tuesday, April 24 and will continue for six weeks through June 3. The centerpiece of the Spring Season will be Robbins 100, a celebration of Jerome Robbins, NYCB's co-founding choreographer, whose remarkable contributions to the worlds of ballet and Broadway musical theater have made an indelible impression on both art forms. The three-week celebration will run from May 3 to May 20, featuring 20 works created by Robbins over the course of 40years, as well as two world premiere ballets in tribute to Robbins. Robbins 100 will open on Thursday, May 3 with a Spring Gala performance featuring Robbins' (more...)

David Burnham Announces One Night Only at Catalina Bar & Grill
by BWW News Desk - Apr 16, 2018

???????David Burnham will entertain his audience with tales from the Great White Way and beyond singing favorite tunes from Broadway and the American Songbook. Featuring songs from Wicked, Jersey Boys, Cabaret, Chicago, Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat, The King And I, Guys and Dolls, and more. Musical direction is by Mark Vogel.  (more...)

Brief 4/16: NYTW Gala, Broadway Benefit Concert for Parkland, and More!
by Stephanie Wild - Apr 16, 2018

Good morning BroadwayWorld! Today's top stories: New York Theatre Workshop will host its 2018 gala tonight, and Broadway stars will unite in Sunrise, FL for a benefit concert for Parkland! (more...)

Photo Flash: 'A Pronoun Showdown' At Feinstein's/54 Below
by BWW News Desk - Apr 16, 2018

"A Pronoun Showdown" played to a sold-out crowd Friday night at Feinstein's/54 Below. Swapping pronouns in classic Broadway hits resulted in a night of hilarity, sung by some of Broadway's best! (more...)

VIDEO: On This Day, April 16- Broadway Gets to Know Kelli O'Hara in THE KING AND I
by Stage Tube - Apr 16, 2018

On this day in 2015, Bartlett Sher's Tony Award-winning revival of Rodgers and Hammerstein's The King and I opened on Broadway at the Vivian Beaumont Theater! (more...)

BWW Review:: THE KING AND I at The Aronoff Center
by Taylor Clemons - Apr 15, 2018

The brand new Lincoln Center production of the classic Rodgers and Hammerstein musical opens in Cincinnati. (more...)

BWW TV: Go Inside Rehearsals for David Henry Hwang & Jeanine Tesori's SOFT POWER!
by BroadwayWorld TV - Apr 15, 2018

The upcoming world premiere of 'Soft Power' by David Henry Hwang (play and lyrics) and Jeanine Tesori (music and additional lyrics) will be produced by Center Theatre Group at the Ahmanson Theatre from May 3 through June 10, 2018. Directed by Leigh Silverman and choreographed by Sam Pinkleton, the opening of 'Soft Power' is set for May 16. Following its run at the Ahmanson, 'Soft Power' will play San Francisco's Curran from June 20 through July 8, 2018. (more...)

THE SOUND OF MUSIC Returns to South Africa
by BWW News Desk - Apr 14, 2018

This lavish production, presented in South Africa by Pieter Toerien, David Ian and The Really Useful Group, tells the story of the Von Trapp family's flight across the mountains from Austria, with its unforgettable score that includes some of the most memorable songs ever performed on the musical stage including "My Favourite Things", "Edelweiss", "Do-Re-Mi", "Sixteen Going on Seventeen", "The Lonely Goatherd", "Climb Ev'ry Mountain", and the title song "The Sound of Music". Featuring an all-star South African cast back from their international tour, The Sound of Music is a must-see! (more...)

BWW Review: Joshua Henry Thrills in Jack O'Brien's Drastically Edited Version of Rodgers & Hammerstein's CAROUSEL
by Michael Dale - Apr 13, 2018

During the first half of the 20th Century, there was no artist as important to the development of American musical theatre from strictly light entertainment to a legitimate dramatic art form that addressed controversial issues and exposed the country's uglier norms than bookwriter and lyricist Oscar Hammerstein II. (more...)

BWW Interview: Charles Edwards Talks ABSOLUTE HELL
by Rona Kelly - Apr 13, 2018

Two decades after it was previously performed at the National Theatre, Rodney Ackland's Absolute Hell returns to the very stage it played back then: the Lyttelton. With a career spanning over two decades too across stage and screen, Charles Edwards is no stranger to the National Theatre. Catching up during rehearsals, Charles spoke to us about his 'innate connection' to the play, and reveals the greatest challenge he's faced in his career (which came only last year). (more...)

Photo Flash: HISTOIRE by Martha Graham Dance Company
by BWW News Desk - Apr 13, 2018

The Martha Graham Dance Company's spring NEW@Graham features a look inside two works that are new to the Company: Lucinda Childs' Histoire and Lar Lubovitch's The Legend of Ten. (more...)

Lorna Dallas Unveils Her Spring Collection
by BWW News Desk - Apr 13, 2018

May is the perfect month to unveil Spring Collection, internationally acclaimed West End and New York singing star Lorna Dallas' sparkling new show at Crazy Coqs. (more...)

by BWW News Desk - Apr 12, 2018

Broadway in Portland is pleased to announce its 2018/19 Season with a schedule full of classic, familiar titles and brand-new productions. (more...)

Matt Doyle, Ali Ewoldt and More to Appear in I ONLY HAVE LIES FOR YOU
by BWW News Desk - Apr 12, 2018

Amy Wolk and Nikki M. James present I Only Have Lies For You, a new live gameshow that pits Broadway panelists against each other in a lying contest.  Two teams of three will go head-to-head telling stories, some of which may not be true---it is up to the other team to guess, Truth or Lie. (more...)

by BWW News Desk - Apr 12, 2018

Hale Centre Theatre's season continues with the opening of a top-notch revival of Oscar Wilde's endlessly entertaining comedy The Importance of Being Earnest.  Directed by Cambrian James, this sparkling comedy which the London Telegraph calls "the most perfect comedy in the English language" plays April 5 through May 12, 2018.  Tickets are $32.00 and are on sale now to the general public. Discounts are available for children and groups of 10 or more. (more...)

Len Cariou & Liz Robertson, Original Stars, Reunite in DANCE A LITTLE CLOSER Concert
by BWW News Desk - Apr 11, 2018

Len Cariou and Liz Robertson, stars of the original Broadway production of Dance A Little Closer, the Charles Strouse and Alan Jay Lerner musical, have joined the cast of its previously announced concert adaptation, on Monday, April 16 at 7 pm at the Green Room 42. Presented in honor of composer Charles Strouse's 90th birthday by the Second Act Series, the stars will perform two songs they originated in the legendary, infamous and short-lived Broadway production. The abridged concert will also include never-before-heard songs cut during the show's workshop period. (more...)

Wagner College Theatre Presents HAIR
by BWW News Desk - Apr 11, 2018

The award-winning Wagner College Theatre, as part of its 50th Anniversary Season, is proud to present the great American rock musical, HAIR, with performances April 19-29 in Main Hall. (more...)

Overture Announces 2018/19 Season, Including ANASTASIA, A BRONX TALE, and More
by BWW News Desk - Apr 10, 2018

Overture Center revealed its 2018/19 season, which features nearly 100 performances, including seven new-to-Overture-Hall Broadway titles and 23 new Overture Presents shows. (more...)

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