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Stage 773
1225 W. Belmont Ave. Chicago, IL 60657
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24 events
15 reviews
10 stars
Cooper's restaurant and bar across the street is handy, and the food and beer are good and reasonably priced.
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19 events
13 reviews
8 stars
The weather was warm. I wore Jeans, casual shoes, shirt.
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"The King and I"
50 ratings
4.6 average rating
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54 events
24 reviews
9 stars
attended Apr 24 2011

Stage 773 was a much smaller theater than I had expected. However, because of the sound system, it was good that the theater was small because during some of the singing and speaking I was unable to hear the actors/singers unless they were facing...continued

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34 events
19 reviews
8 stars
attended May 08 2011

I took my daughter and husband to see the play and we all agreed it was a wonderful way to spend an afternoon/evening. The children were adorable, the singing was spectacular (especially Anna and Tiptim), the King was charming and amusing and the...continued

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26 events
10 reviews
7 stars
attended Apr 30 2011

This was a fabulous production. The actors/singers are very talented; worthy of larger venues. The children did quite well.
As stated by a few other reviewers, there are a few opportunities for the sound system.
It was clever / fun that the...continued

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Porchlight Music Theatre presents The King and I by Richard Rodgers and Oscar Hammerstein. Based on the book Anna and the King of Siam by Margaret Landon.

As America fights its Civil War, Anna, an English widow, sails to Bangkok with her young son to tutor the wives and children of the King of Siam. The King wishes Siam to have a larger role on the world stage while maintaining its traditions as he increasingly turns to Anna for assistance.

Featuring such classics as “Shall We Dance” and “Getting to Know You," The King and I is a story of a man and a woman with matching intelligence and strength, but clashing personalities, prejudices and politics.