• Anna, The King, & The Academy Awards

    Anna, The King, & The Academy Awards

    Every year, around this time, the casts of Lincoln Center Theater shows conduct Oscar-betting pools backstage, and so it is with THE KING AND I and THE ROYALE.

  • "KING" Costumes: Who Does the Laundry?

    "KING" Costumes: Who Does the Laundry?

    Your laundry pile is but a piffle compared to what awaits Patrick Bevilacqua and his backstage staff every week – every night! – at THE KING AND I.

  • Surviving the Weather

    Surviving the Weather

    Joyous cries arose from several of the ensemble members and echoed through the backstage hallways. “Snow day! Snow day!”

  • Welcome to the Siam Saloon

    Welcome to the Siam Saloon

    “When I’m doing the research for a show, I sometimes have to delve deeply into the script or listen to the entire cast album before I decide what to name the cocktails. But with THE KING AND I, most of the names came pretty easily.”

  • Playbills Then and Now

    Playbills Then and Now

    Then: the glow of a flame. Now: the glow of a cellphone.

  • Hail, My Friends!

    Hail, My Friends!

    Hail, my friends and give a listen ★ Festive lights are now a-glisten ★ Mute those phones and lend an ear ★ Christmastime is drawing near