THE KING AND I
One of Rodgers + Hammerstein's finest works, THE KING AND I boasts a score which features such beloved classics as Getting To Know You, Hello Young Lovers, Shall We Dance, I Have Dreamed, and Something Wonderful. 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 schoolteacher, whom the modernist King, in an imperialistic world, brings to Siam to teach his many wives and children.
Story Two worlds collide in the Lincoln Center Theater production of this Rodgers & Hammerstein musical, which tells the story of the relationship that develops between the King of Siam and Anna Leonowens, a British schoolteacher whom the modernist King brings to Siam to teach his many wives and children.
Is it good for kids? Kids will delight in seeing the many children in the cast and hearing the memorable and upbeat songs. Parents should note that the show includes discussions on moral issues like slavery, and while there are moments of sadness, the feeling at the end of the performance is one of hopefulness and understanding.