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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!

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London Palladium


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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. See the full schedule and find out how to get tickets.
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 Josh Stent - May 30, 2022
A perfect musical for the family this winter, with Cinderella’s costume transformations being truly magical! 4 STARS. Read our BWW critic's review.
by Marissa Tomeo - May 28, 2022
La Mirada Theatre for the Performing Arts (BT McNicholl, Producing Artistic Director) announces that single tickets will go on sale today, Friday, May 27, 2022 at 11am PT for La Mirada Theatre for the Performing Arts & McCoy Rigby Entertainment’s previously announced 2022-2023 “Season of Shows” which include Sally Struthers starring as “Frau Blücher” in Mel Brooks’ YOUNG FRANKENSTEIN, A FEW GOOD MEN, GREASE, THE KING AND I, and JOSEPH AND THE AMAZING TECHNICOLOR DREAMCOAT.  Additionally, tickets are now on sale for all La Mirada Theatre for the Performing Arts newly-added “Special Events”-- including the triumphant hometown debut of country superstar GARY ALLAN,  the musically intoxicating DJANGO FESTIVAL ALLSTARS, plus the previously announced  THE POINTER SISTERS, “Dancing with the Stars” pros and finalists from “American Idol”  in DANCE TO THE MOVIES (featuring a special guest appearance by Academy Award nominee Lesley Ann Warren), the legendary FOUR TOPS, and the extraordinary AMY GRANT!
by Marissa Tomeo - May 28, 2022
Drury Lane Theatre announces the cast for its production of the empowering story of love and friendship, Steel Magnolias by Robert Harling, directed by Johanna McKenzie Miller. Due to demand, Steel Magnolias has been extended and now runs June 10 – August 7, 2022, at Drury Lane Theatre, 100 Drury Lane in Oakbrook Terrace. The press opening is scheduled for Thursday, June 16, 2022 at 8:00 p.m.
by Stephi Wild - May 26, 2022
Meet the Broadway bound cast of INTO THE WOODS for Summer 2022, which includes Sara Bareilles, Brian D'Arcy James, Patina Miller, Phillipa Soo, and more!
by Team BWW - May 26, 2022
BroadwayWorld Stage Door is your one-stop shop for Broadway experiences and training in the comfort of your own home.
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 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 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 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 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 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 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 A.A. Cristi - Jun 9, 2022
The American Theatre Guild, the largest not-for-profit touring Broadway presenter in the nation, unveils its highly anticipated 2022–2023 BROADWAY AT THE KING CENTER SERIES.
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jun 9, 2022
Little Island, New York City’s new public park in Hudson River Park by W. 13th Street, announced today the complete casting for The Big Mix, a three-week, three-holiday, one-of-a-kind performance party. Get the scoop on who's performing and how to attend!
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jun 8, 2022
Klea Blackhurst, star of cabaret, nightclubs, and musical theater, has joined the cast of THE BOYS FROM SYRACUSE In Concert, to be presented for one night only at Feinstein’s/54 Below (254 West 54th Street) on Thursday, June 19 at 9:30 pm.
by Stephi Wild - Jun 8, 2022
The hilarious New York and Las Vegas hit Friends! The Musical Parody comes to Sydney this week as part of its Australian tour, playing at Riverside Theatres, Paramatta from Friday 10 June until Saturday 18 June.
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jun 3, 2022
The Muny announced today its full cast, design and production teams for the theatre's production of Chicago, June 13-19. The cast features Sarah Bowden (Roxie Hart), J. Harrison Ghee (Velma Kelly), Adam Heller (Amos Hart), Emily Skinner (Matron 'Mama' Morton), James T. Lane (Billy Flynn) and Ali Ewoldt (Mary Sunshine). Find out the rest of the cast, and more information on the production!
by A.A. Cristi - Jun 3, 2022
Paper Mill has announced the return of its popular Brookside Cabaret starting Wednesday, June 29. The outdoor series features world-class performers and fine dining under the stars at the F.M. Kirby Carriage House Restaurant. 
by A.A. Cristi - Jun 29, 2022
Go inside Transport Group's all-star concert Rodgers & Hammerstein: A Broadway Celebration, presented as part of the Anne L. Bernstein Concert Series in Merkin Hall at Kaufman Music Center. 
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jun 29, 2022
The team at The Legacy Theatre is bringing a powerhouse of a new work to the Legacy stage. Running July 7-16, Thursdays through Saturdays, is the second production of the Legacy's 2022 New Works Series - 'Awesomer and Awesomer.'
by Elliot Lanes - Jun 28, 2022
What did our critic think? This past weekend Signature Theatre and Wolf Trap teamed up for the second annual edition of Broadway in The Park which like last year featured some of Signature Theatre’s best performers, two Broadway headliners and a 25, yes, 25-piece orchestra. The result was a truly lovely evening of showtunes from multiple decades.
by A.A. Cristi - Jun 24, 2022
Tuesday June 28th, 2022, marks the 120th Anniversary of the birth of legendary Broadway composer Richard Rodgers, Rob Morrison's Musical Theatre Melodies will commemorate the occasion with the broadcast and streaming premiere of the Museum of the City of New York's A CELEBRATION OF RICHARD RODGERS, recorded live at The Imperial Theatre, New York City, on March 26th, 1972.
by Stephi Wild - Jun 22, 2022
Mercury Theatre today announces the full cast for their summer production of Lewis Carroll's Alice in Wonderland, reimagined by Olivier award-winning playwright Mike Kenny with music by Ivan Stott.
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jun 21, 2022
Broadway Palm’s 30th Anniversary Season is now on sale. The celebratory season includes eight main stage productions, five productions in the Off Broadway Palm, four Children’s Theatre productions, and five concerts.
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jun 21, 2022
Pan Asian Repertory Theatre announced today the passing of founding member and company senior artist Ernest Abuba, the award-winning actor, playwright, screenwriter, and director on stage, film, and television, following a brief illness.
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jun 20, 2022
Popejoy Hall will present two musicals still running on Broadway as well as a couple of well-known stars as part of its 2022-2023 season. The season includes 21 shows overall with a total of 50 performances from October 6, 2022 through June 11, 2023.
by Stephi Wild - Jun 2, 2022
Glow Lyric Theatre, South Carolina’s only summer opera and musical theatre, has announced the highly anticipated full return of their annual Summer Festival Season.
by Stephi Wild - Jun 2, 2022
Transport Group has announced that Rodgers & Hammerstein: A Broadway Celebration will be the next installment in its Anne L. Bernstein Concert Series on Monday, June 27, 2022, at 8pm in Merkin Hall at Kaufman Music Center, 129 West 67 Street.
by Team BWW - Jun 17, 2022
Stage Door is a platform allowing for your favorite performers to offer more virtual services including video shout outs, virtual classes, meet & greets and more! Book your favorite stars, including Patti Murin, Fergie L. Philippe, Ali Ewoldt and more!
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jun 16, 2022
Syracuse Stage has announced casting for the world premiere of How to Dance in Ohio, a new musical inspired by Alexandra Shiva’s Peabody Award-winning documentary of the same name. How to Dance in Ohio’s fourteen-member cast includes Tony Award-winning RENT star Wilson Jermaine Heredia, Broadway veterans, and seven autistic actors. Learn all about the production here!
by A.A. Cristi - Jun 16, 2022
Yellow Face, directed by Telly Leung for Theatre Raleigh, blurs the lines between truth and fiction blur with hilarious and moving resulting in David Henry Hwang's unreliable memoir. Yellow Face plays June 22-July 3rd at the TR Studio Theatre, with tickets starting at $30.
by Stephi Wild - Jun 15, 2022
The American Theatre Guild, the largest not-for-profit touring Broadway presenter in the nation, unveils its highly anticipated 2022–2023 BROADWAY AT THE FOX IN RIVERSIDE SERIES. The series will include the following touring productions: INLAND PACIFIC BALLET’S THE NUTCRACKER, R.E.S.P.E.C.T., FIDDLER ON THE ROOF, ANASTASIA, and ON YOUR FEET! THE MUSICAL–The Story of Emilio & Gloria Estefan.
by Stephi Wild - Jun 15, 2022
Comedy duo Miles Jupp and Justin Edwards are set to reunite and embark on a UK tour of the classic Ealing Comedy, The Lavender Hill Mob, based on the screenplay by T.E.B. Clarke, adapted for the stage by Phil Porter.
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jun 12, 2022
​Placer Repertory Theater’s ColLABoration LAB this June 22nd at 7 p.m. will bring “Prismatic Views” into focus by examining the myriad facets of self-identification and how they impact our works, roles, aspects, and mindsets.
by Stephi Wild - Jun 11, 2022
Joining the previously announced principal cast is Shereen Pimentel (Guenevere/Reveler), Evan Ruggiero (Sir Dinadan/Reveler), Daryl Tofa (Sir Lionel/Reveler), Sarah Quinn Taylor (Sir Sagramore/Reveler), Riley Carter Adams (Tom of Warwick/Reveler), and Barrett Riggins (Mordred/Squire Dap/Reveler).
by Stephi Wild - Jun 10, 2022
Jennifer A. Pascua has accepted the position of Marketing Director at Broadway Grand Rapids. Pascua is familiar to the West Michigan community. She was part of the Community Relations team at Spectrum Health where her focus was on relationship management.
by Jared Fessler - Jun 10, 2022
Dorothy Benham is a Minnesota native and is a former Miss Minnesota and Miss America. Dorthy made her Broadway debut in 'Jerome Robbins Broadway.' She is a trained singer and has a book out titled 'The Bastard Queen.'
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.

The King and I Frequently Asked Questions

What other productions of The King and I have their been?
The King and I has had 25 productions including Broadway which opened in 1951, Broadway which opened in 1951, West End which opened in 1953, Off-Broadway which opened in 1956, Off-Broadway which opened in 1960, Off-Broadway which opened in 1961, Off-Broadway which opened in 1963, Broadway which opened in 1964, Off-Broadway which opened in 1968, Milburn, NJ (Regional) which opened in 1969, West End which opened in 1973, Broadway which opened in 1977, Broadway which opened in 1977, West End which opened in 1979, Broadway which opened in 1985, Broadway which opened in 1985, Broadway which opened in 1996, Broadway which opened in 1996, West End which opened in 2000, Milburn, NJ (Regional) which opened in 2002, US Tour which opened in 2004, St. Louis, MO (Regional) which opened in 2006, Broadway which opened in 2015, US Tour which opened in 2016 and West End which opened in 2018.

What other awards has The King and I been nominated for?
Best Costume Designer (Olivier Awards) for Roger Kirk, Best Set Designer (Olivier Awards) for Brian ThomsonBest Supporting Performance in a Musical (Olivier Awards) for Taewon Yi Kim and Outstanding Musical Production (Olivier Awards) for Richard Rodgers.

What productions of The King and I have their been?
The King and I has had 25 productions including Broadway which opened in 1951, Broadway which opened in 1951, West End which opened in 1953, Off-Broadway which opened in 1956, Off-Broadway which opened in 1960, Off-Broadway which opened in 1961, Off-Broadway which opened in 1963, Broadway which opened in 1964, Off-Broadway which opened in 1968, Milburn, NJ (Regional) which opened in 1969, West End which opened in 1973, Broadway which opened in 1977, Broadway which opened in 1977, West End which opened in 1979, Broadway which opened in 1985, Broadway which opened in 1985, Broadway which opened in 1996, Broadway which opened in 1996, West End which opened in 2000, Milburn, NJ (Regional) which opened in 2002, US Tour which opened in 2004, St. Louis, MO (Regional) which opened in 2006, Broadway which opened in 2015, US Tour which opened in 2016 and West End which opened in 2018.

What awards has The King and I been nominated for?
Best Costume Designer (Olivier Awards) for Roger Kirk, Best Set Designer (Olivier Awards) for Brian ThomsonBest Supporting Performance in a Musical (Olivier Awards) for Taewon Yi Kim and Outstanding Musical Production (Olivier Awards) for Richard Rodgers.

What songs are in The King and I and what's the order?
Royal Dance Before the King
Procession of the White Elephant
Arrival at Bangkok
I Whistle a Happy Tune
My Lord and Master
Hello, Young Lovers [i]
March of the Royal Siamese Children
Children Sing, Priests Chant
A Puzzlement
The Royal Bangkok Academy
Getting to Know You
We Kiss in a Shadow
Shall I Tell You What I Think of You?
Something Wonderful
Prayer to Buddah
Western People Funny
Dance of Anna and Sir Edward
I Have Dreamed
The Small House of Uncle Thomas Ballet
Song of the King

Waiting
Who Would Refuse?
Now You Leave
Why? Why? Why?
Anna and Son Klin
Hello, Young Lovers [ii]

What is the order of songs in The King and I and what's the order?
Royal Dance Before the King
Procession of the White Elephant
Arrival at Bangkok
I Whistle a Happy Tune
My Lord and Master
Hello, Young Lovers [i]
March of the Royal Siamese Children
Children Sing, Priests Chant
A Puzzlement
The Royal Bangkok Academy
Getting to Know You
We Kiss in a Shadow
Shall I Tell You What I Think of You?
Something Wonderful
Prayer to Buddah
Western People Funny
Dance of Anna and Sir Edward
I Have Dreamed
The Small House of Uncle Thomas Ballet
Song of the King

Waiting
Who Would Refuse?
Now You Leave
Why? Why? Why?
Anna and Son Klin
Hello, Young Lovers [ii]