• "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.

  • A Night at the Schomberg

    A Night at the Schomberg

    One night this week – when the temperatures edged back into the forties and the blizzard was almost a memory – three cast members from THE ROYALE gathered at the Schomberg Center for Research in Black Culture, in Harlem.

  • Learning the Ropes

    Learning the Ropes

    Vince Oddo, an expert in various methods of stage fighting, has been brought in to work with the actors of THE ROYALE on boxing.

  • 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.”

  • Marco's March Madness

    Marco's March Madness

    March is shaping up to be quite a month for Marco Ramirez.

  • Playbills Then and Now

    Playbills Then and Now

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