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Mark Rylance returns to Broadway in Claire van Kampen's critically acclaimed play with music.

This show is closed.

Performances ended on Mar. 25, 2018.

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About Farinelli and the King on Broadway

Previews: Dec 5, 2017 • Opening: Dec 17, 2017 • Closing: Mar 25, 2018
Broadway Plays Drama 2018 Tony Nominees
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Belasco Theatre Belasco Theatre
111 West 44th Street
New York, NY 10036
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King Philippe V of Spain, plagued by insomnia, lies awake in his chamber. The Queen, desperate for a cure, hears of Farinelli—a castrato with a voice so divine it has the power to captivate all who hear it. Philippe is astonished when Farinelli sings, and begs him to stay. But will Farinelli, one of the greatest celebrities of his time, choose a life of solitude over fame and fortune in the opera houses of Europe?

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King Philippe V of Spain
Sam Crane
Iestyn Davies
Farinelli Singing Voice
John Rich
Melody Grove
Isabella Farnese
Huss Garbiya
Doctor Jose Cervi
Edward Peel
De La Caudra


Written by
Claire van Kampen
John Dove
Production Designer
Jonathan Fensom
Lighting Designer
Paul Russell
Musical Director
Robert Howarth
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