Venue Details

Welk Resort Theatre San Diego
8860 Lawrence Welk Drive Escondido, CA 92026
888-802-7469
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4.6 / 5 Rated by 5 members
Review from LaVena Ihms
1 event 1 review

My only expectations was that the King would be bald. I guess since I saw "Brenner" when I was young I had a preconcieved idea. I do believe that it adds to the character of the king. My opinion. Our party was of six and all us us enjoyed the play...continued

reviewed Jun 07 2008 report as inappropriate
Review from Sandra Nolan
12 events 8 reviews

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.

reviewed Jun 21 2008 report as inappropriate
Review from Goldstar Member
7 events 1 review

The play was great - the venue was too cold.

reviewed Jun 12 2008 report as inappropriate
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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.”

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