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The King and I - 1996 - Broadway Tickets, News, Info & More

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!


Neil Simon Theatre (Broadway)

About the Theatre
(New York, NY)
250 W. 52nd St.
by Stephi Wild - May 9, 2022
To some it may seem like Theatre Collingwood has not been affected by the past 2+ years but the truth is they really have, and May 31st-June 5th will mark the first of their Regular Season Theatre Programming since 2019.  You are correct to think they have been staying in t
by Chloe Rabinowitz - May 6, 2022
Lincoln Center Theater has announced new dates for its upcoming production of Epiphany, a new play by Brian Watkins, directed by Tyne Rafaeli.  The play will now begin previews Thursday, May 26 and open on Thursday, June 23 at the Mitzi E. Newhouse Theater (150 West 65 Street). 
by Chloe Rabinowitz - May 5, 2022
Broadway Palm has announced its 30th Anniversary Season which includes eight main stage productions, five productions in the Off Broadway Palm, four Children’s Theatre productions (TBA), and five concerts.
by Stephi Wild - May 5, 2022
The Muny announced today that Robert Petkoff, Ta'Nika Gibson and Brandon Chu will star in the enchanting and romantic legend, Lerner and Loewe's Camelot, June 22-28, 2022. This triumphant story is directed by Matt Kunkel, choreographed by Beth Crandall, with music direction by Abdul Hamid Royal.
by Chloe Rabinowitz - May 4, 2022
Broadstream announced today that Authentically You, a new digital series hosted by Riza Takahaski (Mean Girls), is now available for streaming exclusively on the new, free-for-user streaming platform.
by Chloe Rabinowitz - May 4, 2022
 The Grand will present the Wilmington engagement of the Tony Award®-nominated Broadway revival of Fiddler on the Roof at The Playhouse on Rodney Square from June 9-June 12.  
by Chloe Rabinowitz - May 4, 2022
The magic of Rodgers + Hammerstein's CINDERELLA, the Tony Award-winning Broadway musical is coming to the High Point Theatre stage May 6-8. This lush production features an incredible 11-piece orchestra, fantastical transformations and all the moments you love-the pumpkin, the glass slipper, the masked ball and more.
by Team BWW - May 26, 2022
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by Stephi Wild - May 26, 2022
It was just announced that the New York City Center production of Into the Woods will transfer to Broadway for a strictly limited, 8-week engagement this summer! Meet the cast, which includes Sara Bareilles, Brian D'Arcy James, Patina Miller, Phillipa Soo, and more!
by Chloe Rabinowitz - May 24, 2022
Mayo Performing Arts Center will present the Morristown engagement of the Tony Award®-nominated Broadway revival of Fiddler on the Roof at Friday-Saturday, June 17-18.
by Chloe Rabinowitz - May 24, 2022
MCC Theater announced today an extension for the digital broadcast of Miscast22. Originally scheduled to conclude streaming tomorrow, May 25, the broadcast will now be available via Broadway Unlocked through Saturday May 28, 2022 at 11:59pm ET.  
by Marissa Tomeo - May 21, 2022
A trio of creatives are making their Moonlight debuts and are leading Moonlight Stage Productions’ second show of its 41st summer season, Rodgers and Hammerstein’s “Cinderella” with performances June 8 – 25 at 8 p.m. at the Moonlight Amphitheatre. Featured amongst the cast are some of San Diego’s most treasured theatre veterans in starring roles.
by A.A. Cristi - May 20, 2022
Pittsburgh CLO has announced the creative teams for the 2022 Summer of Musicals at the Benedum Center. This talented and highly sought-after group of creative specialists will bring Broadway's best to life at the Benedum Center all summer long!
by BWW Staff - May 2, 2022
Chicago is never lacking outstanding theatre, whether epic Broadway shows, engrossing dramas or bold fringe offerings. BroadwayWorld is rounding up our top recommended theatre every month.
by Stephi Wild - May 2, 2022
After two years of rescheduling, The King and I is bringing its dazzling musical numbers and lavish costumes to the Alaska Center for the Performing Arts. In Anchorage for one week only, presented by Anchorage Concert Association. 
by Chloe Rabinowitz - May 19, 2022
This summer, Signature Theatre will feature an array of concert and cabaret performances to kick off the 2022/23 season, ranging from a special presentation at Wolf Trap, to a new musical to the return of Signature’s popular cabaret series. 
by Jessica Reisinger - May 16, 2022
Two years in the making, Rodgers and Hammerstein's The King and I makes its way to Anchorage! Set in the 1860's, The King and I follows the story of Anna Leonowens, a British school teacher who travels to Bangkok to teach the children of the King of Siam. This wonderfully vibrant production featured a suite of local Alaskan artists and dancers including choreographer and dancer Suparat Prasannet. I had the chance to speak to Suparat about her involvement with the production. Suparat has been Traditionally Thai dancing with Wat Dhamma Bhavana Buddhist Center since she was 3 years old. She states that every Sunday, her parents would take her to the Thai Temple in order for her to learn more about her culture through movement and reconnect with her roots through language.
by Chloe Rabinowitz - May 13, 2022
Tickets are still available for the concert presented by The Riverside Opera Ensemble at Merkin Hall featuring Tony nominee Christiane Noll (Ragtime) and Nathan R. Matthews who is producing as well as performing in the show. 
by Chloe Rabinowitz - May 12, 2022
After celebrating its 25th Anniversary in residence at Theater Wit—a season that featured the world premiere, acclaimed hit Relentless, which went on to an extended run at Goodman Theatre—the company will return to its longtime home in Chicago’s Lakeview East neighborhood, located at 615 W. Wellington Avenue, for three productions.
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Mar 31, 2022
Lincoln Center Theater has announced its upcoming production of Epiphany, a new play by Brian Watkins, directed by Tyne Rafaeli.  Epiphany will begin previews Thursday, May 19 and open on Thursday, June 16 at the Mitzi E. Newhouse Theater (150 West 65 Street). 
by A.A. Cristi - Mar 31, 2022
In May, New Conservatory Theatre Center closes out their triumphant 40th Anniversary season with Encore. Featuring a cast of Bay Area favorites, this musical medley travels through NCTC's 40 years of living out loud - both on and off stage.
by Tina St. Angelo Wetzel - Apr 9, 2022
This production is simply exquisite!The current production at Drury Lane Theatre in Oakbrook Terrace, IL is Rodgers and Hammerstein's timeless story of the puzzled King of Siam and the British schoolteacher who educates more than just his children. Of course, it's The King and I.
by BWW Staff - Apr 8, 2022
Chicago is never lacking outstanding theatre, whether epic Broadway shows, engrossing dramas or bold fringe offerings. BroadwayWorld is rounding up our top recommended theatre every month. Coming up in April, we've got a ton of major Broadway hits, starry new works starring Sean Hayes, great shows for children, and more!
by Stephi Wild - Apr 6, 2022
Rehearsals are underway for the hilarious New York and Las Vegas hit Friends! The Musical Parody, which starts a national Australian tour next month. Friends! The Musical Parody national tour will open in Adelaide on 4 May, followed by seasons in Hobart, Wollongong, Sydney, Canberra, Brisbane, Perth and Melbourne.
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Apr 4, 2022
Nathan R. Matthews is producing and performing in a concert for The Riverside Opera Ensemble at Merkin Hall at the Kaufman Music Center on May 16th. Tony nominee Christiane Noll (Ragtime) and Grammy winner Edward Parks (The (R)evolution of Steve Jobs) will headline the concert of new music by Dreamworks composer Drew Fornarola and Matthews himself.
by BroadwayWorld TV - Apr 28, 2022
BroadwayWorld has a first look at La Mirada's The Sound of Music starring Diane Phelan (Broadway: The King and I & South Pacific at Lincoln Center) as Maria, Christopher Carl (Broadway: South Pacific at Lincoln Center, Mamma Mia!) as Captain von Trapp, and Grammy nominee Suzanna Guzmán (The King and Iwith Yul Brynner, Bizet's Carmen) as Mother Abbess.
by Stephi Wild - Apr 28, 2022
Calling all actors ages 12-18: Summer at Sem Theatre summer camp program 2022 is enrolling now! Located in Northeastern Pennsylvania, Summer at Sem is a short 2-hour drive from NYC and Philadelphia.
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Apr 27, 2022
PNC Broadway in Kansas City will present the beloved theatrical classic FIDDLER ON THE ROOF. This production will take the Music Hall stage May 3–8, 2022.
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Apr 27, 2022
Prospect Theater Company announced today that its annual Spring Gala will feature performances and special appearances by Tony, Emmy, and Grammy Award winner André De Shields; Ali Ewoldt (The Phantom of the Opera); Drama Desk Award winner Gretchen Cryer; Drama League and Outer Critics Circle Award nominee Nick Corley and more.
by Stage Tube - Apr 26, 2022
Four time Academy Award-nominated actor and director Marsha Mason co-directs and stars in Hartford Stage's forthcoming production of Neil Simon's classic comedy Lost in Yonkers. The production, which is co-directed by Hartford Stage Artistic Producer Rachel Alderman, runs April 7 through May 1, 2022.
by Michael Major - Apr 25, 2022
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by Chloe Rabinowitz - Apr 25, 2022
The Peace Center announced today the 2022-2023 Peace Broadway Season. Bookended by the return of two blockbuster musicals –– Dear Evan Hansen and Wicked –– the upcoming season features an astounding collection of phenomenal titles.
by Maggie Yates - Apr 25, 2022
The main character is a musical theater writer named Jonathan who's trying to get his foot in the door in the New York theater scene. He's turning 30, his friends are moving up in their careers, and he's learning to manage expectations and reality in his life's endeavors.
by Richard Sasanow - Apr 25, 2022
Joyce DiDonato’s recitals-as-events--where she introduces her personal philosophies as well as her art into the evening--have their ups and downs. Sometimes they are marvelous. Saturday night at Carnegie Hall, the concert, directed by Marie Lambert-Le Bihan with lighting by John Torres, that also served as part of her publicity tour for her new recording, EDEN (Erato), seemed less than the sum of its parts.
by Marissa Tomeo - Apr 23, 2022
The hills are alive once again as LA MIRADA THEATRE FOR THE PERFORMING ARTS & McCOY RIGBY ENTERTAINMENT are thrilled to present Diane Phelan (Broadway: The King and I & South Pacific at Lincoln Center) as “Maria,” Christopher Carl (Broadway: South Pacific at Lincoln Center, Mamma Mia!) as “Captain von Trapp,” and Grammy nominee Suzanna Guzmán (The King and I with Yul Brynner, Bizet’s Carmen) as “Mother Abbess,” starring in one of the most beloved family musicals of all time, THE SOUND OF MUSIC, music by Richard Rodgers, lyrics by Oscar Hammerstein II, book by Howard Lindsay and Russel Crouse, suggested by “The Trapp Family Singers” by Maria Augusta Trapp, musical direction by Dennis Castellano, choreography by Arthur L. Ross and direction by Glenn Casale.  THE SOUND OF MUSIC will preview on Friday, April 22 at 8 pm & Saturday, April 23 at 2 pm (with a press opening on Saturday, April 23 at 8 pm) and will run through Sunday, May 15, 2022 at La Mirada Theatre for the Performing Arts, 14900 La Mirada Blvd in La Mirada.  
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Apr 22, 2022
The American Theatre Guild has unveiled its 2022–2023 Season for the Bank of America Performing Arts Center. The BROADWAY IN THOUSAND OAKS SERIES will include the following touring productions: 9 TO 5: THE MUSICAL, FIDDLER ON THE ROOF, ANASTASIA, and CATS.
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Apr 21, 2022
The AT&T Performing Arts Center announced the 2022/2023 series of Broadway at the Center, featuring LEGALLY BLONDE, 9 TO 5 THE MUSICAL, ANASTASIA, AND FIDDLER ON THE ROOF. This series’ lineup is a stellar selection of Broadway hits.
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Apr 20, 2022
Signature Theatre and Wolf Trap Foundation for the Performing Arts announced today the cast for the second annual musical theater collaboration, Broadway In The Park (Friday, June 24 at 8PM). The show will star Tony Award-winners Kelli O’Hara and Adrienne Warren and will feature an ensemble of local talent.
by Marissa Tomeo - Apr 2, 2022
This month, 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 or call (646) 476-3551. 
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Apr 19, 2022
The nonprofit Oscar Hammerstein Museum and Theatre Education Center (OHMTEC) is raising funds to purchase, restore, and preserve Highland Farm in Doylestown, Pennsylvania, Oscar Hammerstein II's former home and creative epicenter.
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Apr 18, 2022
This week, FEINSTEIN’S/54 BELOW, Broadway’s Supper Club & Private Event Destination, will present some of the brightest stars from Broadway, cabaret, jazz, and beyond.
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Apr 18, 2022
Lincoln Center Theater is presenting Epiphany, a new play by Brian Watkins, directed by Tyne Rafaeli. Epiphany will begin previews Thursday, May 19 and open on Thursday, June 16 at the Mitzi E. Newhouse Theater (150 West 65 Street).
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Apr 15, 2022
Legendary Broadway casting director, Jay Binder, passed away Friday, April 15, 2022 at the age of 71. Binder died peacefully at home.
by Stephi Wild - Apr 12, 2022
The Southbank Centre today announces a programme to mark Her Majesty The Queen's Platinum Jubilee. Taking place across Wednesday 1 -  Sunday 5 June 2022, the Southbank Centre's eclectic programme of Jubilee events encompasses both “Official” and “Alternative” Royal Command Performances alongside classical music, punk, dance, performance and parties, to appeal to diverse and wide-ranging audiences.
by Alan Henry - Apr 11, 2022
BroadwayWorld has a first look at Drury Lane Theatre's production of Rodgers and Hammerstein's The King and I. Based on 'Anna and the King of Siam' by Margaret Landon,' with music by Richard Rodgers, and book and lyrics by Oscar Hammerstein II, The King and I was originally choreographed by Jerome Robbins.
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Apr 11, 2022
New Jersey Performing Arts Center will present BROADWAY THEN AND NOW with Tony Award-winning musical director Ted Sperling and vocalists Santino Fontana and Jessica Vosk in a program that celebrates favorite selections of music on Saturday, June 4th for two performances at 6:00 pm and 8:30 pm.
by Sherry Shameer Cohen - Apr 1, 2022
Money, prestige, power, social status. These are things we can't get enough of, if only on on television. And theatre lovers can't get enough of acclaimed talents such as Audra McDonald, Kelli O'Hara, Christine Baranski, Cynthia Nixon, Donna Murphy, and others who are on the hit HBO show, The Gilded Age.
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Apr 1, 2022
The Raymond F. Kravis Center for the Performing Arts announced that the North American tour of Lincoln Center Theater’s critically acclaimed production of Lerner & Loewe’s MY FAIR LADY is coming as a part of its 2021/2022 Kravis On Broadway season.  Directed by Bartlett Sher, the North American tour will play the Kravis Center from April 19 – 24.
by Stephi Wild - Apr 1, 2022
Previews begin tonight, April 1, for Lincoln Center Theater's production of Thornton Wilder's Pulitzer Prize-winning classic The Skin of Our Teeth. The production opens on Monday, April 25 at the Vivian Beaumont Theater. Meet the cast here!