The King and I

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!

Schedule

New York City Center

(New York, NY)
131 West 55th St. (between 6th and 7th Avenues)
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by BWW News Desk - Oct 8, 2019
Disney's The Little Mermaid comes to life in Anchorage Oct. 22-27 at the Atwood Concert Hall, presented by Anchorage Concert Association.
by BWW News Desk - Oct 8, 2019
Wellfleet Harbor Actors Theater presents a fully staged production of Wrinkles, the Musical. With book and lyrics by Wilderness Sarchild and Naomi Turner, Wrinkles, the Musical is directed by Dani Davis and runs October 18-27, with performances at 7:30 p.m.
by BWW News Desk - Oct 8, 2019
Walter Stearns, Executive Director of Mercury Theater Chicago, and Artists Lounge Live announced today the upcoming Holiday programming in the Venus Cabaret Theater, with An Unforgettable Nat King Cole Christmas starring Evan Tyrone Martin, running from December 7 through December 15, and Merry Christmas Darling: Heidi Kettenring Sings Karen Carpenter running from December 20 through December 29.  
by BWW News Desk - Oct 31, 2019
Broadway star Kelli O'Hara will return to London to play her debut solo concert engagement at Cadogan Hall on Sunday 10 November. The Tony Award-winning and Emmy and Grammy-nominated actress returns to the capital following her star turn in the smash-hit run of The King and I at The London Palladium
by Stan Jenson - Oct 29, 2019
Just in time for Pride, Palm Canyon Theatre has rolled out a new production of Priscilla, Queen of the Desert, and she is firing on all cylinders! PCT did a knockout production of the show a few years ago and it was so good, I was concerned about the new staging, many new actors, new set, etc. I had no need for worry. The new production is probably even better than the first!
by Cristina Pla-Guzman - Oct 29, 2019
Fiddler on the Roof Cast members and University of Miami alums, Kelly Gabrielle Murphy and Bennett J. Leeds return to the Arsht Center stage The North American tour of the Tony Award ®-nominated Broadway revival of Fiddler on the Roof is coming to the Adrienne Arsht Center for the Performing Arts of Miami-Dade County from October 29 to November 3, 2019.
by Linnae Medeiros - Oct 29, 2019
The 2020 presidential candidates just got a little more musical! With the presidential campaigns officially underway, Twitter user @absobyrne took to social media to compare the current candidates to some of Broadway's Tony-winning Best Musicals. To help you get a better understanding at the comparisons, we're giving you a look inside each of the shows, from older classics like South Pacific and Hello, Dolly! to more recent shows including Rent and The Producers. Check it all out!
by BWW News Desk - Oct 28, 2019
The Velma V. Morrison Center for the Performing Arts is proud to present the Boise engagement of the Tony Award-nominated Broadway revival of Fiddler on the Roof at the MORRISON CENTER from January 3-5, 2020. The tour will launch October 17, 2018 in Syracuse, New York at Landmark Theatre. 
by BWW News Desk - Oct 26, 2019
After years of playing well with others - whether singing backup for friends' shows, or crooning alongside a cast of puppet characters - Jennifer Barnhart finally steps into the spotlight in her first solo cabaret, fittingly titled, 'It's About Time!' Alan Muraoka directs an evening of stories, silliness and song as Jennifer shares the journey that led her to two of the most famous streets in the world: Broadway and Sesame Street.
by BWW News Desk - Oct 26, 2019
Celebrating Broadway's legendary Cole Porter! The York Theatre Company launches their 50th Anniversary Season with its acclaimed Musicals in Mufti series celebrating the legendary Broadway composer Cole Porter. The series honors the illustrious songwriter behind such classics as Anything Goes, Kiss Me, Kate, Gay Divorce, Silk Stockings, Red, Hot and Blue, and Can-Can, to name a few.
by BWW News Desk - Oct 25, 2019
Classic Stage Company today announces the events comprising its 2019-20 season of Classic Conversations, evenings of conversation and performance featuring CSC's Tony Award-winning Artistic Director, John Doyle, with some of today's foremost musical-theater artists.
by BWW News Desk - Oct 25, 2019
Acclaimed Broadway singer and actress Kelli O'Hara and renowned actor Richard Thomas will be the featured guest artist and narrator at this year's Christmas concert by The Tabernacle Choir, Orchestra at Temple Square and Bells on Temple Square on December 12, 13 and 14, at 8:00 p.m. in the Conference Center in Salt Lake City. Under the direction of Mack Wilberg, music director of the Choir, and Ryan Murphy, associate music director, these powerhouse talents will ring in the Christmas spirit for audiences this holiday season. The 2019 concerts mark the 20th year of these annual concerts by the Choir and Orchestra in the Conference Center.
by BWW News Desk - Oct 25, 2019
BroadwayHD is heading into November with a stellar lineup, lead by knock-out performances of theater classics. The all-female production of Donmar Warehouse's Julius Caesar makes its way to the platform on November 7, giving subscribers a stunning twist on a classic play. Dan Goggin's internationally acclaimed musical anthology series, Nunsense and its 6 sequels will be making its exclusive digital streaming premiere on BroadwayHD beginning November 14. Just in time for the 20th Anniversary of its debut on Broadway, Putting It Together starring Tony and Emmy Award winners Carol Burnett and George Hearn as well as Emmy Award nominee Bronson Pinchot brings a heavy dose of humor to the library on November 21. In addition to all of this, the holidays arrive early when beautiful productions of A Christmas Carol, MeshugaNutcracker! and The Royal Ballet's The Nutcracker debut on BroadwayHD on November 26.
by BWW News Desk - Oct 23, 2019
Celebrating Broadway's legendary Cole Porter, The York Theatre Company (James Morgan, Producing Artistic Director; Evans Haile, Executive Director), dedicated to the development of new musicals and rediscovery of musical gems from the past, continues their 50th Anniversary Season with its acclaimed Musicals in Mufti series celebrating the legendary Broadway composer. The series honors the illustrious songwriter behind such classics as Anything Goes, Kiss Me, Kate, Gay Divorce, Silk Stockings, Red, Hot and Blue, and Can-Can. 
by TV News Desk - Oct 22, 2019
Deadline reports that director Michael Mann will helm HBO Max's upcoming pilot, 'Tokyo Vice.'
by BWW News Desk - Oct 21, 2019
Celebrating Broadway's legendary Cole Porter, The York Theatre Company continues their 50th Anniversary Season with its acclaimed Musicals in Mufti series celebrating the legendary Broadway composer. 
by BWW News Desk - Oct 18, 2019
The Raymond F. Kravis Center for the Performing Arts is proud to present the West Palm Beach engagement of the Tony Award-nominated Broadway revival of Fiddler on the Roof at the Kravis Center November 12 a?" 17.  The tour will launch October 17, 2018 in Syracuse, New York at Landmark Theatre. Tickets start at $39 and are on sale now.
by BWW News Desk - Oct 18, 2019
It's been announced today that American musical theatre stars Ethan Le Phong and Paulina Yeung have been cast in the UK touring production of THE KING AND I. Reprising their USA and Canada National tour roles of the Young Lovers, Lun Tha and Tuptim, Le Phong and Yeung will now join West End star Annalene Beechey as Anna and Broadway star Jose Llana as The King, in the Rodgers & Hammerstein's multi-award winning musical which has just opened the third leg of its international tour in Edinburgh to standing ovations.
by BWW News Desk - Oct 18, 2019
National Alliance for Musical Theatre announces final casting for the 31st Annual FESTIVAL OF NEW MUSICALS, which takes place on Thursday, October 24 and Friday, October 25, 2019 at New World Stages (340 West 50th Street, between 8th and 9th Avenues).
by Michael Dale - Oct 17, 2019
A version of American, and of American musical theatre, as seen through a Chinese lens as inaccurate as Rodgers and Hammerstein's lens when focused on Siam.
by BWW News Desk - Oct 16, 2019
Award-winning theatre director and producer Jonathan Church CBE, has announced the launch of a new production company Jonathan Church Theatre Productions supported by Trafalgar Entertainment's Joint CEOs Sir Howard Panter and Dame Rosemary Squire.
by Review Roundups - Oct 16, 2019
The Public Theater presents Soft Power, with play and lyrics by Tony Award winner David Henry Hwang, music and additional lyrics by Tony Award winner Jeanine Tesori, choreography by Tony nominee Sam Pinkleton, and is directed by Tony nominee Leigh Silverman.
by Stephi Wild - Oct 16, 2019
Today's top stories: The Lightning Thief officially opens tonight, and more!
by BroadwayWorld TV - Oct 16, 2019
It's time to celebrate because today is the birthday of legendary stage and screen actress Angela Lansbury! In honor of the occasion, we're looking back at the opening night of her Tony-winning performance in Blithe Spirit on Broadway! Check out the video to see Lansbury alongside her co-stars Christine Ebersole, Rupert Everett, and more on this special night!
by BWW News Desk - Oct 15, 2019
The Raymond F. Kravis Center for the Performing Arts is proud to present the West Palm Beach engagement of the Tony Award-nominated Broadway revival of Fiddler on the Roof at the Kravis Center November 12 a?" 17.  The tour will launch October 17, 2018 in Syracuse, New York at Landmark Theatre. Tickets start at $39 and are on sale now.
by Genevieve Rafter Keddy - Oct 14, 2019
Celebrating Broadway's legendary Cole Porter! The York Theatre Company launches their 50th Anniversary Season with its acclaimed Musicals in Mufti series celebrating the legendary Broadway composer Cole Porter. The series honors the illustrious songwriter behind such classics as Anything Goes, Kiss Me, Kate, Gay Divorce, Silk Stockings, Red, Hot and Blue, and Can-Can, to name a few.
by BWW News Desk - Oct 13, 2019
Celebrating Broadway's legendary Cole Porter! The York Theatre Company launches their 50th Anniversary Season with its acclaimed Musicals in Mufti series celebrating the legendary Broadway composer Cole Porter. The series honors the illustrious songwriter behind such classics as Anything Goes, Kiss Me, Kate, Gay Divorce, Silk Stockings, Red, Hot and Blue, and Can-Can, to name a few.
by BWW News Desk - Oct 12, 2019
A reading of the new musical The Count of Monte Cristo was presented on October 11th at Tuacahn Center for the Arts. Scott S. Anderson directed the private presentation of the musical penned by the Tony Award nominated team of Frank Wildhorn, composer, and Jack Murphy, book and lyrics.
by Brian Hilbrand - Oct 11, 2019
Fiddler on the Roof, currently playing through Sunday, October 13th at DeVos Hall. Making its way back to Grand Rapids, where it also began the second season back in October 1989, it is a musical with full of hits you know and love.  They include the opening musical number a?oeTraditiona?? sung by Tevye (Yehezkel Lazarov), the beautiful and moving a?oeSabbath Prayera??, a?oeSunrise, Sunset,a?? to the always funny and humorous a?oeIf I Were A Rich Mana??. These songs will be sure to have you singing along and popping into your head on the way out!
by BWW News Desk - Oct 11, 2019
The National Alliance for Musical Theatre will kick-off this year's Festival of New Musicals at The Green Room 42 (at the Yotel, 570 10th Ave) with The 46th Minute concert on Wednesday, October 23 at 7 PM.  This concert is open to the public and tickets starting at $22, can be purchased by visiting TheGreenRoom42.poptix.com. 
by BWW News Desk - Oct 10, 2019
Arena Stage at the Mead Center for American Theater will present the American Artist Award to Tony Award-winning actress, choreographer, director and author Baayork Lee. The award will be presented Wednesday, November 13, 2019 as part of the opening night celebration for Disney's Newsies, directed by Molly Smith. 
by Cindy Marcolina - Nov 8, 2019
Kelli O'Hara is a star Off and on Broadway, in the West End, on television, on film, and even sang with The Metropolitan Opera. After being nominated five times over the course of her career, she finally won a Tony Award for playing Anna in The King and I. Some of her other iconic roles include Clara in The Light in the Piazza, Nelli in South Pacific, Francesca in The Bridges of Madison County, and most recently Lilli/Katherine in Kiss Me, Kate. We caught up with her ahead of her solo concert at Cadogan Hall.
by BWW News Desk - Nov 8, 2019
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. To purchase tickets or for more information, visit www.54Below.com/Feinsteins or call (646) 476-3551.
by Charles Shubow - Nov 8, 2019
Do not miss this superb rendition of a classic musical.
by Cristina Pla-Guzman - Nov 6, 2019
Exquisite! Breathtaking! Wonderful! There are no better words to describe the North American tour of the Tony Award ®-nominated Broadway revival of Fiddler on the Roof, which came to the Adrienne Arsht Center for the Performing Arts of Miami-Dade County from October 29 to November 3, 2019.
by BWW News Desk - Nov 6, 2019
The Avenel Performing Arts Center (APAC), a new multi-disciplinary performing arts center located in Woodbridge, New Jersey, presents Broadway's Analisa Leaming Sunday, November 17, 2019 at 2:00pm.
by Alan Portner - Nov 6, 2019
Need an evening that stretches your G-rated mind with a fun, supremely entertaining, ninety minute rib-tickling exercise? How about an evening free from national politics? Oddly, it is available in a show about the nation's founders and others. You will enjoy Spamilton, an American Parody literally on the stage at Starlight Theatre's reformatted Cohen Stage through Sunday November 17.
by TV News Desk - Nov 5, 2019
There has been a lot of news this past month regarding stage-to-screen adaptations! It was confirmed that Idina Menzel will play Evelyn, the evil stepmother, in the live-action Cinderella film starring Camila Cabello. Ariana Debose has joined the cast of Ryan Murphy's Netflix adaptation of the The Prom. In other Netflix news, it was announced that Andrew Garfield will star in the Lin-Manuel Miranda directed Netflix adaptation of tick, tick...BOOM!  
by BWW News Desk - Nov 5, 2019
On November 27, a beloved Rochester tradition since 1985 returns to Geva Theatre Center on the Wilson Stage. The KeyBank Production of A Christmas Carol, Charles Dickens' classic tale of redemption for the most despised man in London, will awaken your heart and rekindle your spirit this holiday season. This production of A Christmas Carol premiered to great acclaim in 2010 and features a script adapted by Mark Cuddy from Dickens' novella with music and lyrics by Gregg Coffin, composer of Geva favorites, Five Course Love and Convenience.
by BWW News Desk - Nov 5, 2019
Williamstown Theatre Festival (Mandy Greenfield, Artistic Director) announced that the 2020 WTF Gala in New York City honoring Bo & Katherine Peabody will be held at Tao Downtown in New York City on Monday, February 10, 2020, and feature special appearances by Tony Award winner Laura Benanti (My Fair Lady, She Loves Me, Gypsy), Joshua Boone (Network, WTF's Artney Jackson, Actually, and Where Storms are Born), Tony Award nominee Ashley Park (WTF's Grand Horizons, Mean Girls, The King and I), and Kyle MacLachlan (a?oeTwin Peaksa??, a?oePortlandiaa??, a?oeDesperate Housewivesa??), among many others to be announced at a later date.
by BWW News Desk - Nov 5, 2019
Mark Petty of the transatlantic writing team of Anderson & Petty will be presenting an evening of his collaborations as part of Kieran Brown's 'Sunday Night Socials' at The Union Theatre this Sunday 10th November at 8pm.
by BWW News Desk - Nov 4, 2019
FEINSTEIN'S/54 BELOW, Broadway's Supper Club, presents Growing Up Broadway in Switched: Current and Former Broadway Kids Trade Places! on Thursday, June 27th at 9:30 PM.
by BWW News Desk - Nov 3, 2019
You oughtta know that Jagged Little Pill is officially in preview son Broadway!  The new musical is inspired by the themes and raw emotions laid bare in Alanis Morissette's seminal album of the same name. The Healys appear to be a picture-perfect suburban family - but looks can be deceiving. When the cracks beneath the surface begin to show, they must choose between maintaining the status quo or facing harsh truths about themselves, their community, and the world around them.
by BroadwayWorld TV - Nov 2, 2019
BroadwayWorld is checking in with the cast to uncover some little known facts about the political giants they play onstage. Today, watch as Ted Deasy gives us a lesson on the High Speed Ground Transportation Act of 1965.
by BWW News Desk - Nov 12, 2019
Second Stage Theater (Carole Rothman, President and Artistic Director; Casey Reitz, Executive Director) has announced Ben McKenzie (Ben) will complete the cast of Bess Wohl's GRAND HORIZONS. The production will mark his Broadway debut.
by Cindy Marcolina - Nov 11, 2019
Kelli O'Hara was briefly back to London on Sunday the 10th for a two-show day at Cadogan Hall. The last time the city embraced her was in the guise of Anna in The King and I at the Palladium, which marked her West End debut and the chance for audiences over the pond to appreciate a performer who's been making waves in the US since the start of her career. Her comeback saw two solo concerts that blew the roof off the Hall.
by BWW News Desk - Nov 10, 2019
Patchogue Theatre for the Performing Arts presents Sing-A-Long with Alan Muraoka featuring Sesame Street songs and puppeteers on Sunday November 17, 2019 at 3:00 p.m. Ticket prices range between $20.00-$40.00, plus applicable fees. Purchase online, by phone or at the box office. For more information, visit PatchogueTheatre.org, call the Patchogue Theatre Box Office at 631-207-1313, or stop by 71 East Main Street, Patchogue, NY.