The King and I
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The multi-award winning and critically acclaimed Lincoln Center Theater’s production of Rodgers and Hammerstein’s The King And I comes to the Lark Theater in this unmissable event recorded live from London’s iconic Palladium.
Reprising her Tony® Award-winning role, ‘Broadway musical’s undisputed Queen’ (The Sunday Times) Kelli O’Hara (Anna) takes to the stage alongside Tony® and Oscar® nominee Ken Watanabe (The King) in a “powerhouse” (The Times) performance. Also returning to her Tony® Award winning role as Lady Thiang is Ruthie Ann Miles.
Set in 1860s Bangkok, the musical tells the story of the unconventional and tempestuous relationship that develops between the King of Siam and Anna, a British schoolteacher whom the modernist King, in an imperialistic world, brings to Siam to teach his many wives and children.
With one of the finest scores ever written including Whistle a Happy Tune, Getting to Know You, and Shall We Dance, and featuring a company of over 50 world-class performers, The King and I is a testament to the lavish heritage of gloriously romantic musical theatre – it is the greatest musical from the golden age of musicals.
Five stars for a suptuous King and I…It’s a hit.”
— The Times
“We left the London Palladium on a bright cloud of music – joyous!”
— Daily Mail
“Looks and sounds ravishing. Complete rapture”
— The Telegraph
“I doubt I’ll ever see a better production in my life.”
— Wall Street Journal
“Breathtaking. Remarkable. Exquisite.”
— New York Times
“Five Stars. Grand and glorious.”
— Time Out New York
“Splendid! The finest staging of a Rodgers and Hammerstein musical in my experience.”
— The Washington Post
— Daily Telegraph
— Evening Standard
— Daily Mirror
— Financial Times
— The Independent
— Daily Express
549 Magnolia Avenue, Larkspur, CA 94939
Public parking available next door to the theater. Two hour street parking available on Magnolia.
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