The King and I Broadway

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!


by BWW News Desk - Jun 9, 2019
Broadway's David Burnham, YouTube musical theatre sensation Christina Bianco and Musical Director of the Year Todd Schroeder will appear on On the Rocks Radio Show Tuesday, June 11th at 7pmPST/10pmEST with host TV/radio personality Alexander Rodriguez for an in depth chat about life in the theatre, on the road and upcoming projects.
by Linnae Medeiros - Jun 8, 2019
We asked, and you answered! We're looking at what BroadwayWorld readers named as the top Tony Awards acceptance speeches, including Lin-Manuel Miranda, Ben Platt, Audra McDonald, and more! Check out all of the full videos!
by BWW News Desk - Jun 8, 2019
The 2019 Tony nominees are already winners... literally. For some, this marks their first nomination, but others have already won Tony Awards in seasons past. We took a look at which nominees have won at least a Tony or two (or nine) - amongst them, they've gathered a total of 69 awards!
by BWW News Desk - Jun 6, 2019
Bay Street Theater is pleased to announce THE PROMPTER, the first production of the 2019 Mainstage Season, had a successful opening night on June 1. The show runs through June 16. This World Premiere stars Tovah Feldshuh (Crazy Ex-Girlfriend, The Walking Dead, Golda's Balcony) and Wade Dooley (Jersey Boys), who is also the playwright. Single tickets on sale now or tickets can be purchased now as part of the 3-play subscription package for the 2019 Mainstage Season. Call the Box Office at 631-725-9500; open daily 11 am - showtime or log on to
by BWW News Desk - Jun 6, 2019
California Shakespeare Theater continues its 2019 summer season with The Good Person of Szechwan by Bertolt Brecht, translated by Wendy Arons and adapted by Tony Kushner, playing July 3 through July 21, 2019 at the Bruns Amphitheater. A Pay What You Can performance will be held on Wednesday, July 3. Tickets will be available starting at 10am on the day of the show through TodayTix and the Cal Shakes Box Office at 510.548.9666.
by Linnae Medeiros - Jun 6, 2019
We're gonna be living it up this weekend because Hadestown's Kay Trinidad is taking over BroadwayWorld's Instagram this weekend, June 8th and June 9th, to give us an inside look at The Tony Awards! Make sure to tune in starting on Saturday to get a peek at everything that goes into Broadway's biggest night! Get ready to head way down under the ground; you are not gonna want to miss it!
by BWW News Desk - Jun 6, 2019
Following a successful run at the London Palledium, Rogers and Hammerstein's The King and I will come to Zurich's Theatre 11 beginning Nov. 19, 2019.
by Stephanie Wild - Jun 6, 2019
Good morning, BroadwayWorld! Today's top stories: Jesse Tyler Ferguson is headed back to Broadway, LIZZIE cancels its run, and more!
by Alan Henry - Jun 5, 2019
BroadwayWorld sat down with Cynthia Onrubia, currently directing JEROME ROBBINS' BROADWAY at TUTS to talk about recreating this iconic production for a new generation of dancers.
by BWW News Desk - Jun 5, 2019
Tony Award-winning Broadway star Kelli O'Hara and Sirius/XM radio personality Seth Rudetsky will headline Westport Country Playhouse's 2019 Gala "Black & White Ball: A De-Lovely Evening," on Saturday evening, September 14.
by BWW News Desk - Jun 5, 2019
In September 2018, Marin's battle with cancer came to its tragic end. In this video, watch her husband Jason Danieley accept her Special Tony Award in honor of her legacy of leadership and unwavering strength.
by BWW News Desk - Jun 4, 2019
Cabaret patroness Madame Mathieu has selected Diane Phelan (School of Rock, The King and I) and Samantha Gershman (Jekyll and Hyde) as guests of honor at the June edition of Bistro Awards Critics' Pick Madame's Soiree. The show is now in its fourth hit season at The Duplex. The Broadway duo will be joined on the program by a distinguished group of emerging artists from a variety of disciplines.
by BWW News Desk - Jun 4, 2019
West Side Story, the 1950's musical of forbidden love amid rival New York youth gangs, will be staged with a 21st century perspective as the Seacoast Repertory Theatre moves into its summer season.
by BWW News Desk - Jun 4, 2019
This summer, Brian Clowdus Experiences breathes new life into the thrilling story of relentless love and adventure with The Noccalula Experience - a legendary tale of undying love. Experience the spectacular tale in its storied home of Noccalula Falls Park as you take in the site's breathtaking natural views of its astonishing, cascading falls. Noccalula is the saga of a young woman torn between a powerful love and her sense of duty to her people. Infused with authentic elements of Native American culture, this original telling creates a brand new significance and brings more power and excitement than ever before. Join us for a journey steeped in romance and exhilaration as Noccalula rules her own fate in the face of her beckoning future. Join Brian Clowdus as he returns home to Gadsden amidst a national career in theatre, returning to his roots in the most immersive and groundbreaking experience you have ever witnessed.... will you take the leap with him this summer?
by BWW News Desk - Jun 3, 2019
Casting has been confirmed for the 69th Broadway At Music Circus season, which begins June 11 at the Wells Fargo Pavilion. The season includes four Broadway At Music Circus premieres, Shrek the Musical, The Drowsy Chaperone, The Wiz, and In the Heights.
by BWW News Desk - Jun 28, 2019
Something great is coming! Stephen Spielberg's film adaptation of the classic musical West Side Story has officially started filming and is set to release at the end of next year! To get you all ready to see the Jets and Sharks on the big screen, we've gathered all the info you need to know about the movie, from the casting to a peek at the film's Maria, Rachel Zegler! Check it all out!
by Jose German Martinez Paneque - Jun 27, 2019
El proximo 1 de julio llega al ambigu Teatro de la Zarzuela de Madrid el concierto MUSICALES DORADOS, en que Sylvia Parejo nos acercara a los titulos de los años 50 y 60 como MY FAIR LADY, FUNNY GIRL, THE KING AND I o WEST SIDE STORY.
by BWW News Desk - Jun 27, 2019
L'Chaim! The Broadway classic, Fiddler on the Roof will play at the Kravis Center For the Performing Arts Nov. 12-17, 2019.
by Kori Lotito - Jun 27, 2019
Calling all tweens and teens! Performers come in all shapes, sizes, AND ages, so I think it's time we take a minute to put together a list of twenty great audition songs for those actors going to a musical theatre audition who are looking for songs for kids or those in high school. Take this time in your life to pick songs you love, relate to, and can perform! Here's a list of age-appropriate songs to get your wheels turning if you are feeling stuck on what to sing. Break legs!
by BWW News Desk - Jun 27, 2019
Dark Prophet Productions in association with the New York Musical Festival (NYMF) are ecstatic to present the world premiere of My Real Mother, a new musical with bookmusiclyrics by Riley Thomas based on the book "Open: An Adoption Story in Three Voices" by Alaina O'Connell, Alex Porter and Sara O'Connell. My Real Motherwill play Tuesday, July 30th at 8pm; Thursday, August 1st at 5pm and 9pm; Friday, August 2nd at 1pm; and Sunday, August 4th at 6pm; at the Alice Griffin Theatre at the Pershing Square Signature Center (480 W. 42nd St.) Tickets begin at $31.50 and are available at or by calling 212-352-3101.
by Sarah Hookey - Jun 26, 2019
Bill Hanney, award winning OwnerProducer of North Shore Music Theatre in Beverly, MA and Theatre By The Sea in Matunuck, Rhode Island is coming to Cape Cod this Summer.
by Stephanie Wild - Jun 25, 2019
Today's top stories: Watch the Jimmy Awards, and more!
by BWW News Desk - Jun 25, 2019
The 2019 Broadway At Music Circus season continues with a brand new production of Rodgers and Hammerstein's first collaboration, the groundbreaking masterpiece Oklahoma!  The Pulitzer Prize winning musical, which The New York Times said "changed the course of the Broadway musical," runs Tuesday, June 25 through Sunday, June 30 at the Wells Fargo Pavilion.
by Stephanie Wild - Jun 23, 2019
For the last five years, the New Amsterdam Theatre has been all about magic lamps, carpet rides, princes, thieves and genies! That's because Disney's Aladdin, which opened in 2014, has played well over 2000 performances there. 
by BWW News Desk - Jun 21, 2019
Goodspeed Musicals continues its commitment to innovative, thought-provoking new works with inspiring new musical Passing Through, based on the book Walking to Listen by Andrew Frosthoefel.
by Walter McBride - Jun 20, 2019
Last night, Lincoln Center for the Performing Arts honored iconic composer and lyricist Stephen Sondheim at its annual American Songbook gala. Celebrated director and frequent Sondheim collaborator Lonny Price directed the evening's centerpiece, Beautiful Girls, A Musical Tribute, which featured show-stopping Sondheim compositions that explore a variety of women's stories through music.
by BWW News Desk - Jun 20, 2019
Take a magical journey under the sea when Musical Theater West (MTW) brings Disney's The Little Mermaid to the Carpenter Performing Arts Center July 12-28.   
by BWW News Desk - Jun 20, 2019
Next week, FEINSTEIN'S54 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.comFeinsteins or call (646) 476-3551.
by BWW News Desk - Jun 19, 2019
Producer The Green Room 42 played host on Friday, June 14, 2019, to the fourth edition variety show of The Early Night Show LIVE! created, written, directed, accompanied, and performed by 12 year old Joshua Turchin. The young performer, writer and composer drew lots of laughs and applause throughout the cabaret featuring music, sketch comedy, improv, and special guests.
by BWW News Desk - Jun 19, 2019
The 2019 Broadway At Music Circus season continues with a brand new production of Rodgers and Hammerstein's first collaboration, the groundbreaking masterpiece Oklahoma! The Pulitzer Prize winning musical, which The New York Times said "changed the course of the Broadway musical," runs Tuesday, June 25 through Sunday, June 30 at the Wells Fargo Pavilion.
by BWW News Desk - Jun 17, 2019
Part Broadway phenomenon, part educational experience and a night of inspiration; join three-time host and Tony Award winning legend Kelli O'Hara at the iconic Gershwin Theatre on Monday, June 24th at 7:30 p.m. for Arts For Autism.
by BWW News Desk - Jun 17, 2019
The Producer's Perspective PRO Reading Series, which is produced in part by Davenport Theatrical Enterprises, is proud to announce their second presentation, which will be an invited reading of Ocean in a Teacup on Monday, June 24th at 3pm at Sunlight Studios (321 W 44th Street).
by BWW News Desk - Jun 14, 2019
Multi-award winning Foothill Music Theatre presents Rodgers + Hammerstein's Cinderella, the Tony Award-winning Broadway musical from the creators of The Sound of Music and South Pacific, legendary songwriting team Richard Rodgers and Oscar Hammerstein II.
by BWW News Desk - Jun 11, 2019
After a nationwide search auditioning over 400 hopefuls, David Venn has announced the Australian cast for the Broadway smash BRING IT ON THE MUSICAL.
by BWW News Desk - Jun 10, 2019
The Menier Chocolate Factory today announces the full company for the UK premiere of the musical of Robert James Waller's bestselling novel The Bridges of Madison County in a new staging by Trevor Nunn.
by BroadwayWorld TV - Jun 10, 2019
We were living it up all weekend because Hadestown cast member Kay Trinidad gave us an inside look at all things Tonys, from the Walter Kerr Theatre to Radio City Music Hall! In case you missed any of the excitement (or want to relive it all again), we've compiled footage from the takeover for you to enjoy; be sure to check it all out!
by BWW News Desk - Jul 9, 2019
Tickets for State Theatre New Jersey's 2019-20 Broadway Season, featuring Tony Award-winning hits, beloved classics, and some returning favorites, goes on sale Friday, July 19 at 10am.
by BWW News Desk - Jul 8, 2019
This fall, Lincoln Center TheaterLCT3 will produce the world premiere of POWER STRIP, a new play by Sylvia Khoury, directed by Tyne Rafaeli, which will begin performances Saturday, October 5 and run for six weeks only through Sunday, November 17 at the Claire Tow Theater (150 West 65 Street). Opening night is Monday, October 21.
by BWW News Desk - Jul 8, 2019
Dallas Summer Musicals (DSM) announced today that single tickets for An Evening with the Best of Broadway, the highly anticipated concert finale to the 2019 DSM Gala, will go on sale Friday, July 12, 2019 at 10 a.m.
by BWW News Desk - Jul 5, 2019
The cold never bothered Broadway anyway! Frozen is now playing at the historic St. James Theatre, where it opened on Thursday, March 22, 2018 and has been in the top 10 best-selling shows every week, establishing itself as the biggest musical hit of its season. Having grossed more than any new Broadway musical since Hamilton and set four St. James Theatre house records in less than a year, Frozen has been seen by nearly 1M people since its Denver pre-Broadway engagement. As the summer days heat up, we're cooling down by getting to know the current 2019 cast!
by BWW News Desk - Jul 4, 2019
Porchlight Music Theatre is proud to announce the 14th Annual Chicago Sings concert: Chicago Sings 25 Years of Porchlight, Monday, Aug. 5 at 7 p.m., at The Museum of Contemporary Art, 220 E. Chicago Ave, directed by Christopher Pazdernik and Artistic Director Michael Weber with music direction by David Fiorello. Reception begins at 6 p.m. with a cocktail hour and light appetizers. Performances, awards ceremony and paddle raising begins at 7 p.m. in the Edlis Neeson Theatre. Tickets are on sale for $125 at or by calling 773.777.9884. Tickets at the door will be $150. The event has reserved seating and supports Porchlight Music Theatre's educational and artistic programming.
by Shari Barrett - Jul 3, 2019
Triple-threat entertainer Ben Vereen's legendary performances transcend time and are woven into the fabric of this country's artistic legacy with his on stage, screen and television appearances continuing to inspire and influence artists of all ages. Vereen is currently continuing to tour the world with his one-man show STEPPIN' OUT WITH BEN VEREEN which has received rave reviews internationally. On July 19th and 20th, he is bringing the show to the Catalina Jazz Club inside the Hollywood Roosevelt Hotel, and shared with me how much he is looking forward to entertaining his loyal fans in the Entertainment Capital of the World once again.
by BWW News Desk - Jul 2, 2019
Cast announced for the UK premiere of hit US musical Cruel Intentions: The '90s Musical, being produced at the Edinburgh Fringe by the team behind West End smash, Heathers The Musical. 
by BWW News Desk - Jul 2, 2019
'Everybody Say Yeah' because this month BroadwayHD, the premiere streaming service for theater fans, is gearing up to add more electrifying performances including the record-breaking Broadway and West End hit, Kinky Boots.  The Tony-Award winning Kinky Boots, from pop icon Cyndi Lauper and legendary playwright Harvey Fierstein, which was filmed at London's Adelphi Theater last year, will be arriving on the service on July 15th. 
by BWW News Desk - Jul 15, 2019
A miracle of miracles, Fiddler on the Roof, will play Thalia Mara Hall Oct. 22.
by BWW News Desk - Jul 11, 2019
Paper Mill Playhouse has selected students to be a part of the theater's prestigious Summer Musical Theatre Conservatory for 2019. 
by Elliot Lanes - Jul 11, 2019
Today's subjects Dana P. Rowe and John Dempsey are currently living their theatre lives as the writing team for the excellent swashbuckling World Premiere Musical Blackbeard at Signature Theatre. The production runs through July 14th in the MAX.
by BWW News Desk - Jul 11, 2019
FEINSTEIN'S54 BELOW, Broadway's Supper Club, presents Growing Up Broadway in Now and Then: Current AND Former Broadway Kids Take the Stage!on Saturday, July 20th at 9:30 PM.
by BWW News Desk - Jul 10, 2019
Barrington Stage Company (BSC), the award-winning theatre in the Berkshires under the leadership of Artistic Director Julianne Boyd, is proud to present Gertrude and Claudius, a new play by BSC Associate Artist Mark St. Germain (Dancing Lessons, Freud's Last Session), based on the novel by John Updike.
by BWW News Desk - Jul 1, 2019
Since its founding in 1989, Ma-Yi Theater Company has distinguished itself as one of the country's leading incubators of new work shaping the national discourse about what it means to be Asian American today.