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!


Uris Theatre

(New York, NY)
222 W. 51st St.
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 Kristen Hirsch Montag - Jul 30, 2019
A musical about a Jewish family going through times of change and division, the lessons could just as easily be said to fit many other current-day situations. Read more in an interview with actor Natalie Powers.
by BWW News Desk - Jul 30, 2019
BroadwayHD, the premiere streaming service for theater fans, has announced its roster of shows coming in August.
by BWW News Desk - Jul 30, 2019
As BroadwayWorld reported last week, Mean Girls just announced the ladies who will lead the First National Tour as 'The Plastics'. The Mean Girls National Tour launches on September 21 in Buffalo, NY. Click here for the full tour route. We're getting to know the three leading ladies with a closer look at some of their past performances!
by BWW News Desk - Jul 29, 2019
TDF today announced its ninth season of autism-friendly performances of Broadway shows for families with children and adults on the autism-spectrum and other developmental disabilities.
by Stage Tube - Jul 29, 2019
This summer at Tuacahn Center for the Arts, a little girl's dream comes alive as she takes you on an enchanted journey through popular Disney classics including Hercules, Mary Poppins, Tarzan, Aladdin, Moana, and many more surprises. The adventures in this musical never stop as you journey deep into Walt Disney's classic film vault.
by BWW News Desk - Jul 27, 2019
Asian CineVision opened The 42nd Asian American International Film Festival (AAIFF42) with the timely immigration drama YELLOW ROSE on Thursday night at Asia Society in New York.
by BWW News Desk - Jul 26, 2019
How far would you go to get rid of an unwelcome houseguest?
by BWW News Desk - Jul 26, 2019
The Multifaith Alliance for Syria Refugees (MFA) presents its first annual benefit concert, Broadway Sings for Syria at The Leonard Nimoy Thalia At Peter Norton Symphony Space on Monday, August 12th at 7:00 pm to raise awareness for the Syrian Humanitarian Crisis.
by BWW News Desk - Jul 25, 2019
THE GREEN ROOM 42 a?" Broadway's newest intimate concert venue a?" will present Annie Sherman performing a?oePiaf Livesa?? on Wednesday, August 7 at 7:00 PM. Sherman, known for The King & I and Sound of Music national tours, Ragtime on Ellis Island, and Macbeth at Los Angeles Opera, brings you her original and innovative translations of Edith Piaf songs as never before heard in English.
by BWW News Desk - Jul 25, 2019
Gertrude and Claudius is now open at Barrington Stage Company! What did the critics have to say? Read all the reviews!
by BWW News Desk - Jul 24, 2019
THE GREEN ROOM 42 a?" Broadway's newest intimate concert venue a?" will present Annie Sherman performing a?oePiaf Livesa?? onWednesday, August 7 at 7:00 PM. Sherman, known for The King & I and Sound of Music national tours, Ragtime on Ellis Island, and Macbeth at Los Angeles Opera, brings you her original and innovative translations of Edith Piaf songs as never before heard in English.
by BWW News Desk - Jul 24, 2019
Dallas Summer Musicals (DSM), Broadway Across America (BAA), and Performing Arts Fort Worth are proud to announce the North Texas engagements of the Tony Award-nominated Broadway revival of Fiddler on the Roof. The production will open in Dallas August 7-18, 2019 at the Music Hall at Fair Park, then the tour will head to Fort Worth where it will play Bass Performance Hall August 20-25, 2019.
by BWW News Desk - Jul 23, 2019
Atlantis Theatrical Entertainment Group, which is celebrating its 20th anniversary, is thrilled to announce that Rajo Laurel will be designing the costumes for its highly anticipated staging of SWEENEY TODD starring Lea Salonga and Jett Pangan.
by BWW News Desk - Jul 23, 2019
BroadwayWorld has just learned that original Broadway cast members of Dear Evan Hansen Jennifer Laura Thompson and Michael Park will play their final performances as Cynthia Murphy and Larry Murphy, respectively, on Sunday, August 4. Beginning Tuesday, August 6, Ivan Hernandez (who made his Broadway debut as Billy Flynn in Chicago in 2015) will take over the role of Larry Murphy, and Ann Sanders will temporarily take over the role of Cynthia Murphy (through October 20).
by BroadwayWorld TV - Jul 23, 2019
BroadwayWorld has a first look at Tony Award-winner Karen Ziemba as Miss Hannigan at the NC Theatre, directed by producing artistic director, Eric Woodall.
by Cary Ginell - Jul 22, 2019
'The Book of Mormon' came a-callin' to Thousand Oaks with its national tour - a fast-moving, crude but hilarious satire of those white-shirted, clean-cut missionaries. The clever score was written by the creators of 'South Park.' Audiences flocked to see the performance at the Thousand Oaks Civic Arts Plaza in a sold-out run.
by Larisa Amaya-Baron - Jul 22, 2019
'If you have seen the technicolor movie, or a past version of the stage production, you will be pleased to notice that the compassionate director, Bartlett Sher, has removed all the old stereotypes and racism from this revival. You don't feel like the story is mocking any culture, or even making commentary at all. It's stripped down to the common themes we all experience as humans...'
by Stage Tube - Jul 22, 2019
The Rodgers & Hammerstein Organization today released the sixth music video in their YouTube Series, 'R&H Goes Pop!' The video features Ashley Park (Mean Girls, Rodgers & Hammerstein's The King and I), putting a contemporary spin on the classic tune 'Do-Re-Mi' from The Sound of Music. 
by Michael Dale - Jul 21, 2019
When bookwriter Chris D'Arienzo's 1980s hair-band tuner Rock of Ages moved from Off-Broadway's New World Stages to the Brooks Atkinson Theatre in April of 2009 - with a score made up of rock classics by Journey, Styx, Asia, Twisted Sister, Bon Jovi, Foreigner and a bunch of others - it was, to this reviewer's recollection, the first Broadway jukebox musical to acknowledge the silliness of jamming hit songs into an unrelated story.
by Paul Smith - Jul 20, 2019
Hamilton is ready to blow us all away as they enter their fourth year of their monumental Broadway run! Take a look at the current cast that is burning up the Richard Rodgers stage.
by BWW News Desk - Jul 19, 2019
PBS today unveiled its fall slate including new performance specials from Great Performances.
by BWW News Desk - Jul 19, 2019
The 2019 Broadway At Music Circus season continues with a new production of the multiple Tony Award-winning musical theatre classic Guys and Dolls, running Tuesday, July 23 through Sunday, July 28 at the Wells Fargo Pavilion in Sacramento.
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 Linnae Medeiros - Aug 9, 2019
Get ready maggots because Laura Michelle Kelly is taking over BroadwayWorld's Instagram Story this Saturday, August 10th, at the Muny's production of Matilda! Be sure to tune in throughout the day as she takes us behind the scenes with all of the revolting children of the Muny's final show of the season! You're not gonna want to miss this trip to Crunchem Hall!
by BWW News Desk - Aug 8, 2019
Carnegie Hall's 2019a?"2020 season is upon us, and we are looking forward to a variety of exceptional programming and exciting new projects. A major programming highlight to note for this fall, Carnegie Hall has invited Grammy Award-winning singer Angélique Kidjo to chart the journey of African music and culture around the world for her season-long Perspectives series with four concerts including: Benin International Musical; a concert dedicated to the powerful voices of the African diaspora led by musical director Terence Blanchard featuring The E-Collective; guitarist Lionel Loueke and his trio; and a special concert marking both Ms. Kidjo's 60th birthday and the anniversary of independence for Benin and 16 other West African countries.
by BWW News Desk - Aug 7, 2019
THE GREEN ROOM 42 a?" Broadway's newest intimate concert venue a?" will present Annie Sherman performing a?oePiaf Livesa?? on Wednesday, August 7 at 7:00 PM. Sherman, known for The King & I and Sound of Music national tours, Ragtime on Ellis Island, and Macbeth at Los Angeles Opera, brings you her original and innovative translations of Edith Piaf songs as never before heard in English. This evening celebrating the scandalous and tragic life of Edith Piaf includes hits like a?oePadam,a?? a?oeMilord,a?? and a?oeLa Vie en Rose.a?? 
by TV News Desk - Aug 7, 2019
The past month came with many announcements regarding stage-to-screen news! In casting news, The Little Mermaid casting continues to go underway, with reports that Javier Bardem will play King Triton. Not only do we have the film to look forward to, but it was also announced that ABC will air The Little Mermaid Live! with Auli'i Cravalho and Queen Latifah. The highly-anticipated Cats film trailer was released, and a film adaptation of The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time was announced! 
by Greer Firestone - Aug 7, 2019
The Playhouse on Rodney Square announces its 2019-2020 season: BEAUTIFUL a?' The Carole King Musical, THE PLAY THAT GOES WRONG, THE COLOR PURPLE, and FIDDLER ON THE ROOF. In addition, the schedule includes three limited, return engagements of RUDOLPH THE RED-NOSED REINDEER a?' THE MUSICAL, THE ILLUSIONISTS: MAGIC OF THE HOLIDAYS, and JERSEY BOYS.
by BWW News Desk - Aug 6, 2019
Emerson Colonial theatre announces a special 20th anniversary screening of the 1999 psychological horror film, The Blair Witch Project. The evening will consist of a special screening of the film, followed by a moderated question-and-answer session with the film's director, Eduardo Sanchez, and actor Michael C. Williams.  
by BWW News Desk - Aug 5, 2019
After a year of producing at venues around DC, Theater J returns to a beautifully renovated Aaron and Cecile Goldman Theater at the Edlavitch DC Jewish Community Center with the passionate new musical Love Sick, the first show of its 19/20 season. Love Sick is written and adapted by Israeli actress/writer Ofra Daniel, with music by Daniel and Lior Ben-Hur. It is directed by Olivier and Tony Award nominee Christopher Renshaw, music directed by celebrated Palestinian musician Ali Paris, who also performs, and choreographed by Matt Cole. The press is invited to Opening Night of Love Sick on Monday, September 9 at 7:30 PM.
by BWW News Desk - Aug 4, 2019
Giraffes strut, birds swoop, gazelles leap - the entire Serengeti comes to life on stage each night in The Lion King. The Tony Award-winning musical adaptation of Disney's much-loved film transports audiences to a dazzling world of glorious colors, stunning effects and enchanting music to tell the story of Simba and his epic journey from wide-eyed cub to his destined role as King of the Pridelands.
by Kaitlin Milligan - Aug 3, 2019
This has been one of the hottest summers on record, but don't let the rising temperatures get you down! BroadwayWorld is here to remind you of some amazing musicals and plays that you can watch from the comfort of your couch (with the AC blasting)! From Netflix to BroadwayHD to On Demand, there's an option for everyone!
by BWW News Desk - Aug 20, 2019
ASCAP Award-winning writer/producer Chip Deffaa's new CD, 'The Irving Berlin Duets Album'--being released August 31st--will features such  Broadway notables as Stephen Bogardus ('Bright Star'), Jon Peterson ('Cabaret'), Seth Sikes ('The Band's Visit'), Giuseppe Bausilio  ('Hamilton'), and more.  The album, an outgrowth of shows  celebrating Berlin that Deffaa has been presenting  at the venerable 13th Street Theater, features 29  Irving Berlin duets--a mix of  famed numbers, rarities, and rediscoveries--including some never-before-recorded material.  The album--which will be available  from Amazon, CDBaby, ITunes, Footlight Records etc. on August 31st--may be pre-ordered, as either a physical CD or a digital download, here:  
by BWW News Desk - Aug 20, 2019
Porchlight Music Theatre's 25th anniversary season began with 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 and a band featuring Kelsey Boltz, Cara Hartz, John McCreary, Greg Strauss, Celeste Park and Jake Saleh.
by BWW News Desk - Aug 18, 2019
Artistic Director Devanand Janki continues to gather a diverse group of New York theatre professionals at the Bingham Camp in Salem, Connecticut to develop new works with his theatre company, Live & In Color. Now entering their 5th annual artistic residency, Live & In Color is an innovative theatrical program during which artists spend time in a rural setting creating work that gives voice to underrepresented communities onstage.
by BWW News Desk - Aug 15, 2019
Broadway in Indianapolis is proud to present the Indianapolis engagement of the Tony Award-nominated Broadway revival of Fiddler on the Roof at Old National Centre from October 1-6. Tickets are on sale now and available in person at the Old National Centre Ticket Office, online at, or by phone at 1-800-982-2787. Groups of 10 or more can book now by calling 317-632-7469 x103.
by BWW News Desk - Aug 14, 2019
Following a critically-acclaimed first year on tour, Israeli theatre, film and TV star, Yehezkel Lazarov, will continue his celebrated performance as Tevye in Year 2 of the Fiddler on the Roof North American Tour. Additional casting and upcoming tour dates have also been announced.
by TV News Desk - Aug 13, 2019
Ashley Park has been announced as the co-star, opposite Lily Collins, in Paramount Network's half-hour dramedy, Emily in Paris, according to Deadline.  The series hails from Younger and Sex and the City creator Darren Star.
by BWW News Desk - Aug 13, 2019
Playhouse Square is pleased to announce that single tickets for the 2019-2020 Broadway in Akron Season will go on sale August 20th, 2019 at 11:00 a.m., including a limited engagement of Riverdance a?" The 25th Anniversary World Tour at E.J. Thomas Hall in April 2020. Single tickets will be available in-person at the E.J. Thomas Hall Ticket Office, online at, or by phone at 330-253-2488.  Group orders of 10 or more may be placed by calling 800-888-9941.
by Genevieve Rafter Keddy - Aug 12, 2019
Broadway actors Julia Haubner and Ian Saraceni have joined the cast of The Perfect Fit, a new family musical featuring book, music and lyrics by twelve-year-old musical sensation Joshua Turchin (The Little Mermaid Live-To-Film, Forbidden Broadway Salutes Carol Channing, A Christmas Story National Tour, TrevorLive, The Pill). The production will be making its world premiere in a staged developmental production that will run August 11 - 23 as part of the Rave Theater Festival.
by BWW News Desk - Aug 12, 2019
This weekend, we took a trip to Crunchem Hall as Laura Michelle Kelly took BroadwayWorld behind the scenes at The Muny's production of Matilda! So in case you missed it (or just want to relive all of the fun and excitement), we compiled clips for you to enjoy. Check it all out!
by BWW News Desk - Aug 10, 2019
Earlier this year, on April 22, The Phantom of the Opera, reached a milestone that no other Broadway show has even come near. Phantom, the longest-running show in Broadway history, became the first Broadway show EVER to reach #13,000 performances. This is just one of many incredible achievements made by the show since it opened on Broadway over three decades ago.
by BWW News Desk - Aug 1, 2019
GATSBY: A New Musical will make its premiere as part of the New York Theater Festival's NY SUMMERFEST 2019 at the HUDSON GUILD THEATER on September 10th, 14th & 15th.
by BWW News Desk - Aug 1, 2019
Trafalgar Releasing is excited to announce the forthcoming release of Metallica and San Francisco Symphony: S&M² in cinemas worldwide this October 9. Metallica and San Francisco Symphony reunite to celebrate the 20th anniversary of their original S&M (Symphony & Metallica) show with S&M², filmed at San Francisco's new Chase Center.