Rodgers & Hammerstein’s ‘The King and I’ at the John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts
Posted on 2017-07-27 14:07:04 by
Rodgers & Hammerstein’s The King and I has a rich and storied history on the stage and screen, and this most recent adaptation at the John F. Kennedy Center is bound to be considered as one of the finest iterations.
This classic tale tells the story of the unconventional relationship that develops between the King of Siam and a British schoolteacher brought to Siam to teach the King’s many wives and children. The musical is set in 1860’s Bangkok, and you will be swept away to another world with the show’s brilliant costumes, uplifting musical score, and outstanding set design. The show is winner of four 2015 Tony Awards, including Best Revival of a Musical, and includes beloved songs like "Getting To Know You" and “I Whistle a Happy Tune”. See Rodgers & Hammerstein’s The King and I at the Opera House in the John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts. Ticket prices range from $49 to $159, and the show is running now through August 20th. Go to kennedy-center.org to purchase tickets.