Segerstrom Center: Rodgers & Hammerstein’s The King and I (February 27-March 11)

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Rodgers & Hammerstein’s “THE KING AND I” will make its way to Segerstrom Center for the Arts February 27 – March 11, 2018. Set in 1860’s Bangkok, the musical tells the story of the unconventional and tempestuous relationship that develops between the King of Siam and Anna Leonowens, a British school teacher, whom the modernist King in an imperialistic world, brings to Siam to teach his many wives and children. You don’t want to miss this incredible show! One of Rodgers & Hammerstein’s finest works, THE KING AND I boasts a score that features such beloved classics as “Getting To Know You,” “Hello Young Lovers,” “Shall We Dance,” “I Have Dreamed” and “Something Wonderful.”

Jose Llana and Laura Michelle Kelly in Rodgers & Hammerstein’s The King and I – Photo by Matthew Murphy
Laura Michelle Kelly as Anna and the Royal Children of Rodgers & Hammerstein’s The King and I – Photo by Matthew Murphy
Joan Almedilla as Lady Thiang in Rodgers & Hammerstein’s The King and I – Photo by Matthew Murphy

THE KING AND I, directed by Tony Award® winner Bartlett Sher, won four 2015 Tony Awards® including Best Revival of a Musical. Hailed as “first-rate, sumptuous” (The New York Times) and “too beautiful to miss” (New York Magazine), the production played 538 performances on Broadway at the Vivian Beaumont Theater. Bartlett Sher is reunited with the award-winning creative team from Rodgers & Hammerstein’s South Pacific and The Light in the Piazza. THE KING AND I has music direction by Ted Sperling, sets by Michael Yeargan, costumes by Catherine Zuber (Tony Award® winner for THE KING AND I), lighting by Donald Holder, sound by Scott Lehrer and casting by Telsey + Company/Abbie Brady-Dalton, CSA. THE KING AND I features choreography by Christopher Gattelli based on the original choreography by Jerome Robbins.

Rodgers & Hammerstein’s THE KING AND I

February 27 – March 11, 2018

  • Tuesday – Friday at 7:30 p.m.
  • Saturday at 2:00 p.m. and 7:30 p.m.
  • Sunday at 1:00 p.m. and 6:30 p.m.

Segerstrom Center for the Arts
600 Town Center Drive
Costa Mesa, CA
(714) 556-2121

Tickets for THE KING AND I start at $29 and may be purchased online or at the Box Office.  For inquiries about group ticket savings for 10 or more, call the Group Services office at (714) 755-0236. The 2 p.m. performance on Saturday, March 10, 2018 will include audio description, open captioning and sign-language interpretation.

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