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Rodgers & Hammerstein's The King and I

Tuesday, July 18, 2017 - Sunday, August 20, 2017


Two worlds collide in Lincoln Center Theater's The King and I, winner of four 2015 Tony Awards, including Best Revival of a Musical. The timeless story of Anna Leonowens and the king of Siam is "too beautiful to miss" (New York Magazine)!


$49 - $159

Run Time

Approx. 2-3/4 hours


"Something wonderful indeed… Breathtaking. Exquisite. Remarkable."
--The New York Times

"Nothing less than outstanding--not one second."
--Providence Journal

Rodgers & Hammerstein's

Lincoln Center Theater's critically acclaimed production of Rodgers & Hammerstein's The King and I, directed by Tony Award® winner Bartlett Sher, won four 2015 Tony Awards® including Best Revival of a Musical. One of Rodgers & Hammerstein's finest works, the production boasts a score featuring beloved classics "Getting To Know You," "I Whistle a Happy Tune," "Hello Young Lovers," "Shall We Dance," and "Something Wonderful."
Set in 1860s Bangkok, the musical tells the story of the unconventional and tempestuous relationship that develops between the King of Siam and Anna Leonowens, a British schoolteacher whom the modernist King, in an imperialistic world, brings to Siam to teach his many wives and children.
Recommended for age 8 and up.

Performance Timing: Act One - 75 min.; Intermission - 15 min.; Act Two - 70 min.

Anna Leonowens: Laura Michelle Kelly
King of Siam: Jose Llana
Lady Thiang: Joan Almedilla
Kralahome: Brian Rivera
Tuptim: Manna Nichols
Lun Tha: Kavin Panmeechao
Prince Chulalongkorn: Anthony Chan
Louis Leonowens: Graham Montgomery
Captain Orton/Sir Edward Ramsey: Baylen Thomas


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Rodgers & Hammerstein's The King and I

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