Venue Details

736 Star Starred
Welk Resort Theatre San Diego
8860 Lawrence Welk Drive Escondido, CA 92026
888-802-7469
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Andrew Cusack
maybe bring along a butt cushion for extra comfort. 1st act is 1.5 hr before intermission.
Oklahoma! info Sep 18 2014 star this tip starred
Diane
The weather was perfect and a little windy. I wore three quarter nice pants..
Grease dress May 19 2014 star this tip starred
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4.6 average rating
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100 events
10 reviews
3 stars
attended Jun 21 2008

It was a wonderful production, the King was great!

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8 reviews
3 stars
attended Jun 21 2008

Very enjoyable. Good singing and acting.
I particularly like the ease of scene changes. The sets were very well done. It was a very good performance.

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1 review
0 stars
attended Jun 12 2008

The play was great - the venue was too cold.

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Description

East versus West makes for a dramatic, richly textured and ultimately uplifting tale of enormous fascination. It is 1862 in Siam and having been summoned by the King to serve as a tutor to his many children and wives, an English widow, Anna Leonowens, and her young son arrive at the Royal Palace in Bangkok. The King is largely considered to be a barbarian by those in the West and he seeks Anna’s assistance in changing his image, if not his ways. With both keeping a firm grip on their respective traditions and values, Anna and the King grow to understand and learn to respect each other in this truly unique love story. The dazzling score of this classic show includes “Getting To Know You” and “I Whistle A Happy Tune.”