• A Real-Life Rehearsal Room

    A Real-Life Rehearsal Room

    How did two Norwegian diplomats – the married couple Terje Rød-Larsen and Mona Juul – come to organize the back-channel talks that led to the Oslo Peace Accords in 1993?

  • The King Exerts His Flower Power

    The King Exerts His Flower Power

    The beauty of Hawaiian orchids was brought home to me this week, as I watched video footage from the Tuesday-night curtain call of THE KING AND I.

  • Catching up with Clarke Peters

    Catching up with Clarke Peters

    "'THE ROYALE' has been a great experience,” Peters said. “We have a wonderful ensemble, and a play that concisely represents different points of view. It’s been a chance to learn about the politics of the time”

  • Ken Watanabe: Exit the King

    Ken Watanabe: Exit the King

    In terms of its score, THE KING AND I makes brilliant use of the reprise. In terms of its casting, the LCT production has been fortunate in another kind of repeat: in its casting for the monarch.

  • Jodie Foster: Another Mrs. Anna

    Jodie Foster: Another Mrs. Anna

    On reconnaissance before Wednesday evening's performance of THE KING AND I, at the top of the stairs that tumble down into the main part of the Vivian Beaumont lobby, I saw her: Jodie Foster.