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(Oxford Circus)- Argyll Street
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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 Exclusive: Conrad Ricamora Rises to SOFT POWER and Blasts Trump for Getting Away With Racism
by Wayman Wong - Jun 29, 2018

Conrad Ricamora is best-known to millions of TV viewers as Oliver, the cute computer whiz, on ABC's 'How to Get Away With Murder.' But this 2013 Theatre World Award winner also can slay an audience onstage as he has proven Off-Broadway in 'Here Lies Love' and on Broadway in 'The King and I.' And Ricamora is currently 'killing it' as the star of 'Soft Power,' David Henry Hwang and Jeanine Tesori's bold, new musical. Directed by Leigh Silverman, it is playing through July 8 at the Curran in San Francisco. (more...)

BWW Review: THE KING AND I Sails Into San Diego
by E.H. Reiter - Jun 29, 2018

With sets, colors, and costumes setting the tone, The King and I playing at the San Diego Civic Theatre through July 1st is a richly hued journey into the exotic. (more...)

BWW's On This Day - June 29, 2018
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Here are the Broadway, Off-Broadway and West End shows which opened on June 29 along with all of the upcoming show openings, closings and special events! (more...)

David Burnham Brings "Live on Demand!" to Los Angeles
by BWW News Desk - Jun 29, 2018

???????Chris Isaacson Presents has announced that master vocalist and Broadway sensation David Burnham will be appearing for one night only with his show Live by Demand! at Catalina Bar & Grill in Hollywood on Tuesday, July 17, at 8:30pm. (more...)

SNL Vets Jon Lovitz, Darrell Hammond, Chris Kattan & Finesse Mitchell Bring Comedy to the CT Stage
by BWW News Desk - Jun 28, 2018

Veterans of SNL: Jon Lovitz, Darrell Hammond, Chris Kattan & Finesse Mitchell bring an evening of stand-up to Mohegan Sun Arena on Saturday, July 28th. Presented by Comix, the hilarious former SNL cast will be live at 8:00pm. (more...)

The Broadway League Announces The 2018 League Educator Apple Award Recipients
by BWW News Desk - Jun 28, 2018

The Broadway League, the national trade organization for the commercial theatre industry, announces the 2018 League Educator Apple Award recipients. Now in its sixteenth year, the awards acknowledge the efforts of local teachers and advocates who support programs relating to Broadway or Touring Broadway shows, promoting further development of theatre education. (more...)

OKLAHOMA! Starring Hugh Jackman Makes Cinema Debut In NH At Jaffrey's River St Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Jun 28, 2018

London's National Theatre production of Rodgers & Hammerstein's musical OKLAHOMA! makes its exclusive New Hampshire debut at the Park Theatre's River Street Theatre in Jaffrey on July 7 and 8. The film of the multi-award-winning Royal National Theatre production features the famed actor, singer and producer Hugh Jackman and Maureen Lipman. Directed by Trevor Nunn, artistic director of the Royal National Theatre and director of Cats, Starlight Express and Les Miserables and featuring new choreography by Susan Stroman (The Producers, Crazy For You, Showboat). Ms. Stroman won the Olivier Award for Best Choreography for OKLAHOMA!This production broke box-office records in London and was recognized by the Hammerstein estate as the definitive version of this immensely popular musical. The transition to screen was just as successful with the film winning an International Emmy award. (more...)

BWW's On This Day - June 28, 2018
by - Jun 28, 2018

Here are the Broadway, Off-Broadway and West End shows which opened on June 28 along with all of the upcoming show openings, closings and special events! (more...)

AMERICAN SCOREBOARD Presents Special on The Trump Administration
by BWW News Desk - Jun 28, 2018

As public schools come to a close this week, AMERICAN SCOREBOARD announces a back-to-school repeat performance of The Betsy Devos Confirmation Hearing for The Secretary of Education to take place at Arena Stage in The Mead Center For American Theater, 1101 Sixth Street SW, Washington DC on September 17th, 2018 at 6pm. This will mark the first visit of the educational program to the DC area. (more...)

Heather Headley, CINDERELLA, and More Join MOULIN ROUGE! in Emerson Colonial's Season
by BWW News Desk - Jun 27, 2018

Ambassador Theatre Group (ATG) announces new entertainment offerings that will arrive at the newly refurbished Emerson Colonial Theatre this fall following this summer's world premiere pre-Broadway engagement of Moulin Rouge! The Musical. (more...)

Broadway In New Orleans Welcomes Hancock Whitney As Series Sponsor
by BWW News Desk - Jun 27, 2018

Today, New Orleans Theatre Association and Broadway in New Orleans announced a new three-year agreement with Hancock Whitney beginning with the 2018-2019 season. The partnership furthers Hancock Whitney's long-standing investment in New Orleanians' cultural experience by continuing to bring the best Broadway performances to the Crescent City. (more...)

Best Of Broadway To Host 'Select Your Seat' Open House Party
by BWW News Desk - Jun 27, 2018

???????The North Charleston Performing Arts Center's Best of Broadway series will host its annual  "Select Your Seat" open house party on Monday, July 9 from 5:00 PM - 7:00 PM. Broadway fans are invited to come out and "select their seats" for the 2018-2019 season. The party features Broadway music, complimentary hors d'oeuvres, a wine tasting and backstage tours. Season ticket packages start at just $206.The Best of Broadway series is presented by Planet Fitness. (more...)

Photo Flash: First Look At INTERSTATE At The NYMF
by BWW News Desk - Jun 27, 2018

Interstate, a new musical created by Melissa Li and Kit Yan, has been selected as one of 12 productions to take part in the 2018 New York Musical Festival Next Link Project. The workshop production will open the festival and features a diverse mix of talent while showcasing the journey of two Asian transgender artists. Interstate is directed by Jessi D. Hill, choreographed by Jessica Chen, with music direction by Karen Dryer. (more...)

BWW Interview: Na-Young Jeon Talks THE KING AND I
by Nicole Ackman - Jun 27, 2018

Na-Young Jeon is a Dutch-Korean actress and singer. She's played Fantine in Les Miserables in the West End and has been a part of the Miss Saigon UK Tour, and is currently playing Tuptim in The King and I at London Palladium. (more...)

BWW's On This Day - June 27, 2018
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TDF Announces Season of Autism-Friendly Performances of FROZEN, SPONGEBOB, and More
by BWW News Desk - Jun 25, 2018

TDF, the not-for-profit service organization for the performing arts which is celebrating its 50th year of service, today announced its eighth season of autism-friendly performances of Broadway shows for families with children and adults on the autism-spectrum and other developmental disabilities. (more...)

Brief 6/25: Tenth Annual Jimmy Awards, LOG CABIN Opens, and More!
by Stephanie Wild - Jun 25, 2018

Good morning BroadwayWorld! Today's top stories: the Tenth Annual Jimmy Awards are held today, Log Cabin officially opens tonight, and more! (more...)

The San Diego Symphony Announces 2018-2019 Jazz At The Jacobs and City Lights Series
by BWW News Desk - Jun 25, 2018

The San Diego Symphony has announced its complete lineup for its Jazz @ The Jacobs and City Lights series for the 2018-19 season. Back for its fourth year, the successful Jazz @ The Jacobs returns with Gilbert Castellanos continuing in his role as series curator. From October through April, the five-concert series features a new and exciting lineup of programs and guest artists. The popular City Lights series also returns bringing the best of Broadway musicals and the American Songbook to San Diego in four exciting concerts. (more...)

BWW's On This Day - June 24, 2018
by - Jun 24, 2018

Here are the Broadway, Off-Broadway and West End shows which opened on June 24 along with all of the upcoming show openings, closings and special events! (more...)

BWW Review: THE KING AND I at Popejoy Hall
by Beth Leitman - Jun 23, 2018

BWW Review of The King and I at Popejoy Hall (more...)

BWW's On This Day - June 23, 2018
by BWW News Desk - Jun 23, 2018

Here are the Broadway, Off-Broadway and West End shows which opened on June 23 along with all of the upcoming show openings, closings and special events! (more...)

10th Annual Broadway Meows to Purr at Don't Tell Mama 7/16
by BWW News Desk - Jun 22, 2018

The 10th Annual Broadway Meows Concert for the Humane Society of New York will be presented at Don't Tell Mama, Monday, July 16th at 7pm. The evening will be comprised of songs by composer/lyricist Seth Bisen-Hersh. (more...)

BWW Feature: Book Tickets for the KING And I Show At London West End From India
by Zofeen Maqsood - Jun 22, 2018

BookMyShow, one of India's leading entertainment portals have recently announced its entry into ticketing for events abroad. (more...)

BWW's On This Day - June 22, 2018
by - Jun 22, 2018

Here are the Broadway, Off-Broadway and West End shows which opened on June 22 along with all of the upcoming show openings, closings and special events! (more...)

VIDEO: First Look at RAGTIME at Pennsylvania Shakespeare Festival
by Stage Tube - Jun 21, 2018

Ragtime, based on E.L. Doctorow's 1975 novel and featuring a book by Terrence McNally, music by Stephen Flaherty, and lyrics by Lynn Ahrens will run June 13 - July 1 on the Main Stage at the Labuda Center for the Performing Arts on the campus of DeSales University. (more...)

Photo Flash: North Carolina Theatre Stages PIPPIN
by BWW News Desk - Jul 9, 2018

North Carolina Theatre Conservatory, North Carolina Theatre's flagship training program offering professional instruction in acting, voice and dance for ages three to adult, is excited to bring to the stage its production of Pippin, July 6-8 at the A.J. Fletcher Opera Theater at Duke Energy Center for the Performing Arts in downtown Raleigh. (more...)

BWW Interview: Tyler Micoleau: Bringing Broadway to Brunswick and Back
by Carla Maria Verdino-Sllwold - Jul 9, 2018

Tyler Micoleau wanders among the cast portraits at Maine State Music Theatre's 22 Elm Street offices and studios, murmuring in quiet amazement, as he surveys the years with their colorful productions leading up to the present. He wonders aloud about how is it possible to mount such large-scale productions on the Pickard stage? For the Tony award-winning lighting designer of The Band's Visit, this is a special homecoming for it was in Brunswick at Bowdoin College and Maine State Music Theatre that his theatre career began. (more...)

BWW Interview: Francis Jue becomes David Henry Hwang (sort of) in SOFT POWER, the fabulous fantasy at the Curran
by Robert Sokol - Jul 7, 2018

San Francisco native Francis Jue (M. Butterfly and Pacific Overtures on Broadway) reflects on becoming an actor, being an Asian-American actor, and the intersection of The King and I and SOFT POWER, the new 'play in a musical' by David Henry Hwang and Jeanine Tesori. (more...)

BWW Review: Anika Noni Rose is Captivating , But John Doyle Heavily Edits Oscar Hammerstein's CARMEN JONES
by Michael Dale - Jul 7, 2018

This is not shaping up to be a good year for Oscar Hammerstein II, American musical theatre's most important writer, who spent the first half of the 20th Century not only making significant strides to convert the genre from loosely assembled entertainments into respected and influential pieces of dramatic art, but was also a leading voice in promoting progressive values through his books and lyrics for such musicals as SHOW BOAT, SOUTH PACIFIC and The King and I. (more...)

Regional Roundup: Top New Features This Week Around Our BroadwayWorld 7/6 - THE CHER SHOW, THE KING AND I, and More!
by BWW Special - Jul 6, 2018

BroadwayWorld presents a comprehensive weekly roundup of regional stories around our Broadway World, which include videos, editor spotlights, regional reviews and more. This week, we feature THE CHER SHOW, The King and I, and More! (more...)


by BWW News Desk - Jul 6, 2018

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BWW's On This Day - July 6, 2018
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Here are the Broadway, Off-Broadway and West End shows which opened on July 6 along with all of the upcoming show openings, closings and special events! (more...)

Adelaide's GWB Entertainment Opens THE KING AND I In The West End
by BWW News Desk - Jul 5, 2018

???????Adelaide and London based theatre producer GWB Entertainment has opened the iconic musical production of The King and I to rave reviews and critical acclaim at the world-renowned London Palladium in the West End. (more...)

Review Roundup: Barrington Stage's THE ROYAL FAMILY OF BROADWAY With Music and Lyrics by William Finn
by BWW News Desk - Jul 5, 2018

Barrington Stage Company (BSC), the award-winning theatre in downtown Pittsfield, under the leadership of Artistic Director Julianne Boyd, presents the world premiere musical, The Royal Family of Broadway. Performances run through July 7 on the Boyd-Quinson Mainstage (30 Union Street). (more...)

Bartlett Sher Revival of THE KING AND I to Head Out on International Tour
by BWW News Desk - Jul 5, 2018

According to Baz Bamigboye of The Daily Mail, the Tony Award-winning revival of The King and I, which recently began an acclaimed West End run featuring original stars Kelli O'Hara and Ken Watanabe, will head out on an international tour in 2019. (more...)

BWW Exclusive: David Henry Hwang on What's Next for SOFT POWER and Why He's So 'Proud' of His Actors & Audiences
by Wayman Wong - Jul 5, 2018

David Henry Hwang and Jeanine Tesori's 'Soft Power,' a new musical satire that takes a hard look at America and China, hopes to go out with a bang this Fourth of July weekend. (more...)

Brief 7/5: Read the Reviews For O'Hara and Watanabe in THE KING AND I, and More!
by Stephanie Wild - Jul 5, 2018

Good morning BroadwayWorld! Today's top stories: read the reviews for The King and I in the West End, starring Kelli O'Hara and Ken Watanabe, and more! (more...)

Review Roundup: The Critics Weigh In On Kelli O'Hara and Ken Watanabe in West End's THE KING AND I
by BWW News Desk - Jul 4, 2018

The multi Tony Award-winning production of Rodgers & Hammerstein's The King and I has transfered from Broadway to London this month following a critically acclaimed 16 month run at New York's Lincoln Center Theater and an unprecedented continuing record-breaking sold out USA tour. (more...)

EDINBURGH 2018: BWW Q&A - Eliza Jackson
by Natalie O'Donoghue - Jul 3, 2018

BWW chats to Eliza Jackson about bringing The Voice Behind The Stars to the 2018 Edinburgh Festival Fringe. (more...)

Casting Announced For The Lyceum Premiere Of The 80's Musical FOOTLOOSE
by BWW News Desk - Jul 3, 2018

Casting is now complete for the Lyceum premiere of the fast-paced musical, Footloose, based on the movie and filled with all the songs that made that soundtrack an enduring classic. (more...)

BWW Review: THE KING AND I, London Palladium
by Debbie Gilpin - Jul 3, 2018

Following a hit run at New York's Lincoln Center Theater in 2015, Bartlett Sher's production of the Rodgers and Hammerstein classic makes its way to London's West End for a limited run at the London Palladium. Transferring with it is Tony Award nominee Ken Watanabe and Tony Award winner Kelli O'Hara, in the title roles. (more...)

BWW's On This Day - July 3, 2018
by - Jul 3, 2018

Here are the Broadway, Off-Broadway and West End shows which opened on July 3 along with all of the upcoming show openings, closings and special events! (more...)

BWW's On This Day - July 2, 2018
by - Jul 2, 2018

Here are the Broadway, Off-Broadway and West End shows which opened on July 2 along with all of the upcoming show openings, closings and special events! (more...)

Photo Flash: First Look at Kelli O'Hara and Ken Watanabe in Action in West End's THE KING AND I
by BWW News Desk - Jul 2, 2018

The multi Tony Award-winning production of Rodgers & Hammerstein's The King and I will transfer from Broadway to London this month following a critically acclaimed 16 month run at New York's Lincoln Center Theater and an unprecedented continuing record-breaking sold out USA tour. (more...)

Head to the Highlands with Pittsburgh CLO's BRIGADOON Opening July 17
by BWW News Desk - Jul 2, 2018

Pittsburgh CLO is proud to bring Lerner and Loewe's BRIGADOON from the Scottish Highlands to the Benedum Center stage July 17 - 22. As part of its ongoing mission to celebrate musical theater, Pittsburgh CLO often revives classics, thus introducing new audiences to the masterpieces of Broadway's golden age. (more...)

Alexander Gemignani, Nat Zegree, and More to Be Mentors at Songbook Academy
by BWW News Desk - Jul 16, 2018

???????Performers from Broadway's Hamilton, Mean Girls and Carousel will be among the professional mentors for the Great American Songbook Foundation's 2018 Songbook Academy, the nation's only summer youth music intensive focused on the timeless standards of jazz, pop, Broadway and Hollywood. (more...)

Keri Rene Fuller Joins 10th Annual Broadway Meows
by BWW News Desk - Jul 13, 2018

The 10th Annual Broadway Meows Concert for the Humane Society of New York will be presented at Don't Tell Mama, Monday, July 16th at 7pm. (more...)

Full Cast Announced For Sheffield Theatres' Christmas Musical KISS ME, KATE
by BWW News Desk - Jul 13, 2018

Artistic Director of Sheffield Theatres, Robert Hastie, today announces the full cast for Paul Foster's major revival of Kiss Me, Kate. Foster directs Delroy Atkinson (Gangster 1), Edward Baker-Duly (Fred), Cindy Belliot (Hattie), John Conroy (Baptista), Dafydd Emyr (Harrison Howell), Dex Lee (Bill), Rebecca Lock (Lilli), Ross McLaren (Gremio), Joel Montague (Gangster 2), Adam Rhys-Charles (Hortensio), Amy Ellen Richardson (Lois), Matthew Whennell-Clark (Ralph) and Layton Williams (Paul), with Jessica Buckby, Ronan Burns, Louis Gaunt, Ruby Greenwood, Tash Holway (also Assistant Choreographer and Dance Captain), Jennifer Louise Jones, Bobbie Little, Emmanuele N'Zuzi, Simon Oskarsson and Clancy Ryan. The production opens on 12 December, with previews from 7 December, and runs until 12 January 2019. (more...)

Kelli O'Hara Earns Emmy Nomination, Says She is 'Grateful (and in Shock)'
by Julie Musbach - Jul 12, 2018

This morning, Broadway's Kelli O'Hara received her first Emmy Award nomination for Outstanding Actress In A Short Form Comedy Or Drama Series for her role as Katie Bonner in 'The Accidental Wolf'.  (more...)

Additional Performance Added For INTERSTATE At The NYMF
by BWW News Desk - Jul 10, 2018

Melissa Li's and Kit Yan's new musical Interstate, has been extended due to popular demand. Interstate, which opens the 2018 New York Musical Festival tonight at Theatre Row, will play to a sold-out house. An additional performance, has been added on Sunday, July 15 at 5:00 pm. (more...)

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