About My Favorite Things: The Rodgers & Hammerstein 80th Anniversary Concert

Theatre Royal Drury Lane, London
12 December 2023
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For one night only, London’s historic Theatre Royal Drury Lane will host a gala concert celebrating the brilliance of Richard Rodgers and Oscar Hammerstein II, one of the most successful creative partnerships in musical theatre history.

Stars performing at the event include Emmy, two-time Grammy and six-time Tony Award winner Audra McDonald, two-time Olivier Award winner Michael Ball, Olivier Award nominee Julian Ovenden, Olivier Award nominee Marisha Wallace, two-time Tony, two-time Golden Globe and Emmy Award nominee Patrick Wilson, TV, film and stage actor Daniel Dae Kim (Lost, 24), four-time Olivier Award winner Maria Friedman, Joanna Ampil and Tony Award winner Aaron Tveit (Moulin Rouge! The Musical).

Directed and staged by Tony Award-winning director and choreographer Christopher Gattelli (Lincoln Center Theater‚Äôs The King and I, South Pacific), the celebration of the historic partnership of Richard Rodgers and Oscar Hammerstein II will showcase original arrangements of the most iconic songs fromOklahoma!, Carousel, South Pacific, The King and I, Cinderella and The Sound of Music. In addition, treasures from Allegro, Flower Drum Song, Pipe Dream and State Fair will be performed, some making their UK premi√®re.

My Favorite Things: The Rodgers & Hammerstein 80th Anniversary Concert will feature the 40-piece Rodgers & Hammerstein Concert Orchestra, conducted by Simon Lee, along with a West End chamber choir and special guest stars of stage and screen.

My Favorite Things: The Rodgers & Hammerstein 80th Anniversary Concert will be presented on 12 December 2023 (2.30pm & 7.30pm) at the Theatre Royal Drury Lane London.

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Show Information

Performance dates
12 December 2023
Running time
To be confirmed

Starring


Who is in the cast of My Favorite Things: The Rodgers & Hammerstein 80th Anniversary Concert?

The cast features: Two-time Olivier Award winner Michael Ball; television, film and stage actor Daniel Dae Kim; Emmy, two-time GRAMMY and six-time Tony Award winner Audra McDonald; Olivier Award nominee Julian Ovenden; West End sensation Lucy St. Louis; Tony Award winner Aaron Tveit; Olivier Award nominee Marisha Wallace; two-time Tony, two-time Golden Globe¬ģ and Emmy Award nominee Patrick Wilson; four-time Olivier Award winner Maria Friedman, and Joanna Ampil.

The cast will also feature: Anna-Jane Casey, Lily Kerhoas and Jordan Shaw

Artist lineup subject to change – Ashley Park has withdrawn owing to scheduling conflicts.


Venue Information

Theatre Royal Drury Lane, Catherine Street, London, WC2B 5JF
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Joanna Ampil and Maria Friedman join My Favorite Things: The Rodgers & Hammerstein 80th Anniversary Concert in London
Joanna Ampil and Maria Friedman join My Favorite Things: The Rodgers & Hammerstein 80th Anniversary Concert in London
Further casting announced for the Rodgers & Hammerstein Concert in London. Rodgers & Hammerstein leading lady Joanna Ampil (Rodgers & Hammerstein‚Äôs South Pacific) and four-time Olivier Award winner Maria Friedman will additionally headline My Favorite Things: The Rodgers & Hammerstein 80th Anniversary Concert. Also announced today, Anna-Jane Casey, Lily Kerhoas and Jordan Shaw join the company. Tickets are available, with some production holds just released. Previously announced headliners include two-time Olivier Award winner Michael Ball; television, film and stage actor Daniel Dae Kim; Emmy, two-time GRAMMY and six-time Tony Award winner Audra McDonald; Olivier Award nominee Julian Ovenden; West End sensation Lucy St. Louis; Tony Award winner Aaron Tveit; Olivier Award nominee Marisha Wallace; and two-time Tony, two-time Golden Globe¬ģ and Emmy Award nominee Patrick Wilson. Featuring a 40-piece orchestra, the gala will be presented for two performances only on Tuesday, 12 December, at London‚Äôs newly restored Theatre Royal Drury Lane ‚Äď the same venue that premiered the original West End productions of Rodgers & Hammerstein‚Äôs Oklahoma!, Carousel, South Pacific and The King and I. Directed and staged by Tony Award-winning director and choreographer Christopher Gattelli, with associate choreography by Simon Hardwick, the celebration of the historic partnership of Richard Rodgers and Oscar Hammerstein II will feature the Rodgers & Hammerstein Concert Orchestra, conducted by Simon Lee, along with a West End chamber choir, dance ensemble and surprise guest appearances. Previously announced Ashley Park (Emily in Paris) has withdrawn owing to scheduling conflicts. Book My Favorite Things: The Rodgers & Hammerstein 80th Anniversary Concer tickets.
Michael Ball and Lucy St Louis join star-studded Rodgers and Hammerstein Anniversary Concert line up
Michael Ball and Lucy St Louis join star-studded Rodgers and Hammerstein Anniversary Concert line up
Michael Ball and Lucy St. Louis are the latest West End stars to be announced for My Favorite Things: The Rodgers & Hammerstein 80th Anniversary Concert at the Theatre Royal Drury Lane in London. Michael Ball is a two-time Olivier Award winner known for Aspects of Love, Les Miserables, Sweeney Todd, The Phantom of the Opera and Hairspray. Lucy St. Louis currently stars as Glinda in Wicked at the Apollo Victoria Theatre in London; her other credits include The Phantom of the Opera, Motown The Musical, Beautiful: The Carole King Musical and The Book of Mormon. They join the previously announced television, film and stage actor Daniel Dae Kim; Emmy, two-time GRAMMY and six-time Tony Award winner Audra McDonald; Olivier Award nominee Julian Ovenden; Tony, GRAMMY and Critics Choice Award nominee Ashley Park; Tony Award winner Aaron Tveit; Olivier Award nominee Marisha Wallace; and two-time Tony, two-time Golden Globe and Emmy Award nominee Patrick Wilson. The landmark event will feature the 40-piece Rodgers & Hammerstein Concert Orchestra, conducted by Simon Lee, along with a West End chamber choir, dance ensemble and surprise guest appearances. London's Theatre Royal Drury Lane will host My Favorite Things: The Rodgers & Hammerstein 80th Anniversary Concert on Tuesday, 12 December 2023. Book My Favorite Things: The Rodgers & Hammerstein 80th Anniversary Concer tickets.
Daniel Dae Kim, Ashley Park & Aaron Tveit join My Favorite Things: The Rodgers & Hammerstein 80th Anniversary Concert
Daniel Dae Kim, Ashley Park & Aaron Tveit join My Favorite Things: The Rodgers & Hammerstein 80th Anniversary Concert
Further casting has been announced for My Favorite Things: The Rodgers & Hammerstein 80th Anniversary Concert at the Theatre Royal Drury Lane in London TV, film and stage actor Daniel Dae Kim (Lost, 24, Lincoln Center Theater‚Äôs Rodgers & Hammerstein‚Äôs The King and I), Tony Award & GRAMMY nominee Ashley Park (Netflix‚Äôs Emily in Paris, Lincoln Center Theater‚Äôs Rodgers & Hammerstein‚Äôs The King and I) and Tony Award winner Aaron Tveit (Moulin Rouge! The Musical, Apple TV+‚Äôs Schmigadoon!) will join the headline cast of performers. Both Kim and Park starred, respectively, as the King of Siam and Tuptim in the most recent Broadway revival of Rodgers & Hammerstein‚Äôs The King and I at Lincoln Center Theater. In addition, Kim‚Äôs‚Äôs 3AD production company is currently working with Concord Originals and Janet Yang Productions on a new film re-imagining of Rodgers & Hammerstein‚Äôs Flower Drum Song. The join previously announced lead performers Audra McDonald, Julian Ovenden, Marisha Wallace, and Patrick Wilson. The landmark event will feature the 40-piece Rodgers & Hammerstein Concert Orchestra, conducted by Simon Lee, along with a West End chamber choir, dance ensemble and surprise guest appearances. London's Theatre Royal Drury Lane will host My Favorite Things: The Rodgers & Hammerstein 80th Anniversary Concert on Tuesday, 12 December 2023. More information on My Favorite Things: The Rodgers & Hammerstein 80th Anniversary Concert
Audra McDonald, Patrick Wilson, Julian Ovenden & Marisha Wallace announced for My Favorite Things: The Rodgers & Hammerstein 80th Anniversary Concert
Audra McDonald, Patrick Wilson, Julian Ovenden & Marisha Wallace announced for My Favorite Things: The Rodgers & Hammerstein 80th Anniversary Concert
Initial casting has been announced for My Favorite Things: The Rodgers & Hammerstein 80th Anniversary Concert Emmy, two-time Grammy and six-time Tony Award winner Audra McDonald, Olivier Award nominee Julian Ovenden, Olivier Award nominee Marisha Wallace, and two-time Tony, two-time Golden Globe¬ģ and Emmy Award nominee Patrick Wilson are the first four leading names to be revealed All the announced stars have deep connections to Rodgers & Hammerstein. Highlights include: Audra McDonald won her first Tony Award for her portrayal of Carrie Pipperidge in the 1994 Broadway revival of Rodgers & Hammerstein‚Äôs Carousel; Julian Ovenden received a 2023 Olivier Award nomination for Best Actor in a Musical for his Emile de Becque in Rodgers & Hammerstein‚Äôs South Pacific; Marisha Wallace‚Äôs performance of Ado Annie in Rodgers & Hammerstein‚Äôs Oklahoma! at the Young Vic garnered her a 2023 Olivier Award nomination for Best Actress in a Supporting Role in a Musical; and Patrick Wilson received a Tony Award nomination for leading the 2002 Broadway revival of Oklahoma! as Curly. Directed and staged by Tony Award-winning director and choreographer Christopher Gattelli (Lincoln Center Theater‚Äôs The King and I, South Pacific), the celebration of the historic partnership of Richard Rodgers and Oscar Hammerstein II will showcase original arrangements of the most iconic songs from Oklahoma!, Carousel, South Pacific, The King and I, Cinderella and The Sound of Music. In addition, treasures from Allegro, Flower Drum Song, Pipe Dream and State Fair will be performed, some making their UK premi√®re. London's Theatre Royal Drury Lane will host My Favorite Things: The Rodgers & Hammerstein 80th Anniversary Concert on Tuesday, 12 December 2023. The landmark event will feature the 40-piece Rodgers & Hammerstein Concert Orchestra, conducted by Simon Lee, along with a West End chamber choir, dance ensemble and surprise guest appearances. Presented by The Rodgers & Hammerstein Organization, the concert is produced by Concord Originals, Kilimanjaro Live/JAS Theatricals and Trafalgar Entertainment. More information on My Favorite Things: The Rodgers & Hammerstein 80th Anniversary Concert
My Favorite Things: The Rodgers & Hammerstein 80th Anniversary Concert to play London’s Theatre Royal Drury Lane on 12 December 2023
My Favorite Things: The Rodgers & Hammerstein 80th Anniversary Concert to play London’s Theatre Royal Drury Lane on 12 December 2023
London's Theatre Royal Drury Lane will host My Favorite Things: The Rodgers & Hammerstein 80th Anniversary Concert on Tuesday, 12 December 2023. Directed and staged by Tony Award-winning director and choreographer Christopher Gattelli (Lincoln Center Theater‚Äôs The King and I, South Pacific), the celebration of the historic partnership of Richard Rodgers and Oscar Hammerstein II will showcase original arrangements of the most iconic songs from Oklahoma!, Carousel, South Pacific, The King and I, Cinderella and The Sound of Music. In addition, treasures from Allegro, Flower Drum Song, Pipe Dream and State Fair will be performed, some making their UK premi√®re. Headline artists will be announced shortly, and the landmark event will feature the 40-piece Rodgers & Hammerstein Concert Orchestra, conducted by Simon Lee, along with a West End chamber choir, dance ensemble and surprise guest appearances. Christopher Gattelli said today, ‚ÄėI am thrilled to unite stars across the film, television, theatre and music communities to honour Rodgers & Hammerstein‚Äôs incredible legacy. As the first composers to infuse storytelling into song and dance on stage, their work is always a joy to be a part of. With so many beloved classics and rarely heard gems, there is truly something for all ages to enjoy, and we have some exciting surprises planned for what is set to be a once-in-a-lifetime theatrical event.‚Äô Presented by The Rodgers & Hammerstein Organization, the concert is produced by Concord Originals, Kilimanjaro Live/JAS Theatricals and Trafalgar Entertainment. Imogen Lloyd Webber, SVP at Concord Theatricals on behalf of The Rodgers & Hammerstein Organization added, ‚Äė80 years after first premi√®ring their work, Rodgers & Hammerstein are recognised as one of the most successful songwriting partnerships in musical theatre history. They brought many of their hit musicals to the Drury Lane, including Oklahoma!, Carousel, South Pacific and The King and I and it is an honour to celebrate the milestone in this meticulously reimagined theatre.‚Äô More information on My Favorite Things: The Rodgers & Hammerstein 80th Anniversary Concert

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