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Friday, November 17

The King and I confirmed for Palladium next June

The Lincoln Center Theater’s production of Rodgers and Hammerstein’s The King and I has been confirmed for a limited run at the London Palladium next year,officially beginning  previews  on June 21st , 2018 (press night 3rd July) and running until 4th August  Tickets went on sale from 10:00am today.

It will star the original Broadway leads  with  Kelli O’Hara reprising her Tony Award-winning performance as Anna and Tony and Oscar nominee Ken Watanabe as the King of Siam. Director Bartlett Sher reunites the original creative team of Catherine Zuber (Tony Award winner for Best Costume), set designer Michael Yeargan, lighting designer Donald Holder, sound designer Scott Lehrer and choreography by Christopher Gattelli based on the original choreography by Jerome Robbins.

Set in 1860s Bangkok, and hailed as one of Rodgers & Hammerstein's finest works, The King and I has  a cast of more than 50 and  a score featuring classics including  Getting To Know You; Hello, Young Lovers; Shall We Dance?; I Have Dreamed; and Something Wonderful.  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 imperious King brings to Siam to tutor his many wives and children.

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