The King and I: Beloved Big-Screen Musical at the Historic Alex Theatre
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The last date listed for The King and I was Saturday July 25, 2009 / 8:00pm.
Currently at Alex Theatre:
- Full Price:
- $27.50 - $47.50
- Our Price:
- $13.75 - $23.75
Led by Grammy Award-winning arranger and musician Matt Catingub, the Glendale Pops takes the stage for an evening of jazz-rock fusion. The fun and creative program will put a distinctive Pops spin on songs by Blood Sweat & Tears, Steely Dan and Chicago, and will have you humming and tapping your toes along with the talented orchestra as they play renditions of these recognizable tunes. The Glendale Pops Orchestra has quickly become a prized addition to Southern California music and celebrates their third anniversary in 2014. Learn More
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Musical comedy star Mary Martin suggested Yul Brynner for the part of the King in Rodgers and Hammerstein’s 1951 adaptation of Anna and the King of Siam.
Appearing opposite Gertrude Lawrence during its historic Broadway run, Brynner would eventually appear in the title role almost 5000 times during his forty-year career.
When 20th Century Fox produced its lavish widescreen film version in 1956 it was Deborah Kerr who portrayed the English tutor in the blockbuster hit that garnered nine Academy Award® nominations. Among its five wins was Best Actor for the man who created the part.
Hit songs from the show include “Shall We Dance”, “Getting To Know You”, “Hello Young Lovers” and “I Whistle a Happy Tune”.
The King And I is presented in glorious De Luxe color and CinemaScope 55.