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San Mateo Performing Arts Center
600 North Delaware St San Mateo, CA 94401
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4.7 average rating
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9 reviews
4 stars
attended Jul 17 2009

Leads were strong.

Orchestra was mostly good but some weak sections detracted from overall quality.

Excellent production overall.

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6 reviews
5 stars
attended Jul 18 2009

I have to agree with the pervious comment...I too am always impressed with Broadway By the Bay. They do a fabulous job. The acting is always believable and the props are very detailed. In addition, i have never been given bad seats from Goldstar....continued

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2 reviews
5 stars
attended Jul 18 2009

I am always impressed with Broadway by the Bay and the productions that they put on. This was no exception. I was pleased with our seats and the production was phenomonal. The only complaint that I have (and have had in the past) is that the...continued

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Book and Lyrics by Oscar Hammerstein II

Music by Richard Rodgers

Based on “Anna and the King of Siam” by Margaret Landon

Original Choreography by Jerome Robbins

In 1862 Siam, an English widow named Anna and her young son arrive at the Royal Palace in Bangkok. Anna has been summoned by the King of Siam to tutor his many children and wives. Can Anna and the King stay true to their own cultures while learning from each other? One of the great musical love stories of our time, The King and I is a richly textured and uplifting tale with a gorgeous score that includes “Getting to Know You,” “Shall We Dance,” and “Hello Young Lovers.”

About the Ticket Supplier: Broadway By The Bay

Broadway By The Bay, the largest theatre company on the Peninsula, has won numerous awards, including over 45 Theatre Critics Circle Awards, and has garnered acclaim throughout the San Francisco Bay Area as a destination for professional-quality musical theatre. Under the leadership of Artistic Director Brooke Knight and Executive Director Jim Gardia, Broadway By The Bay produces three full-scale musicals and one intimate composer/lyricist series each season.

Lauded for its efforts in education, Broadway By the Bay's Youth Theatre Conservatory - for ages 4-17 - gives younger students solid foundations in acting, singing, and dancing for the musical theatre. For those 18 and over, the Musical Theatre Conservatory offers professional classes to adults of all ages. Students aspiring to achieve a professional level of performance skills are taught by instructors who have excelled in their specialties. Musical Theatre Conservatory's intensive summer program is offered in conjunction with Notre Dame de Namur University in Belmont.