The King and I: Rodgers & Hammerstein's Romantic Musical
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The last date listed for The King and I was Saturday July 27, 2013 / 8:00pm (Closing Night).
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Travel to ancient Rome and experience the zany antics of the mischievous slave Pseudolus in Stephen Sondheim's laugh-out-loud musical A Funny Thing Happened on the Way to the Forum. This slapstick romp sings and dances its way through mistaken identities, a house full of courtesans and an elaborate web of lies that all lead to an uproarious night in the theater. The winner of six Tony Awards, Forum is one of the funniest musicals ever written, as Sondheim collaborated with writer Larry Gelbart (M*A*S*H, Tootsie) to seamlessly combine situations from the timeless comedies of Roman playwright Plautus with the fast-paced, slapstick energy of classic vaudeville. Learn More
Reviews & Ratings
Featured review from Irene T.
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Ron Banks was an excellent King. sets were beautiful. I have always loved this show, and this production did not disappoint. Some costumes did look more Chinese than Thai, and the worst costuming was the awful wig worn by the slave Luntha. All in all, though a very enjoyable evening.
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The show overall exceeded my expectations. I had a little problem with the costuming as they looked more Chinese than Siamese. I thought the actors that portrayed the gift from Burma and her lover were excellent singers, especially the woman,...continued
The show is directed by Melissa Geiger, and features Ron Banks as the King and Cathryn Starr as Anna Leonowens.