4600 STARLIGHT RD
Rodgers & Hammerstein’s The King and I
June 16, 2018
Show Time: 8 p.m.
Gates Time: 7 p.m.
Duration: 2 hours 50 minutes, with intermission
Two worlds collide in the Lincoln Center Theater production of this “breathtaking and exquisite” (The New York Times) musical, directed by Bartlett Sher. One of Rodgers & Hammerstein’s finest works, The King and I boasts a score that features such beloved classics as “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, the British schoolteacher who the modernist King, in an imperialistic world, brings to Siam to teach his many wives and children. Winner of the 2015 Tony Award® for Best Musical Revival, The King and I is “too beautiful to miss” (New York Magazine).
Suitable for all audiences; national tour recommends for ages 8+.