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Carpenter Performing Arts Center, CSULB
6200 Atherton Street Long Beach, CA 90815
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84 stars
$5 for the lot in front, but some street park and walk
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"The King and I"
66 ratings
4.4 average rating
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24 reviews
0 stars
attended Nov 17 2005

This was a great musical. There were good performances, costomes, and stage work. It was a very enjoyable evening. Every sit in the Carpenter Theatre is a good seat. Thank you Goldstar for the recommendation.

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13 reviews
7 stars
attended Nov 13 2005

Wonderful! Great acting, gorgeouos sets and lovely singing.
A wonderful family musical and a great, professional performance.

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6 reviews
12 stars
attended Nov 10 2005

The play was excellent. The King and Anna, Toptim and her lover, and the head wife all were outstanding. The children in the production added much and never detracted. The music so well done. Every seat in the Carpender Center is a great seat,...continued

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Musical Theatre West opens its 53rd season with The King and I, starring Daniel Guzman as The King of Siam and MTW favorite, Elizabeth Ward Land as Anna.

Rodgers and Hammerstein’s classic story of an English school teacher in the court of the King of Siam has enchanted audiences for the last 50 years. The score is full of immortal songs like “Getting To Know You,” “I Have Dreamed,” “Shall We Dance?”and “Hello, Young Lovers.” One of the largest cast to grace the Musical Theatre West stage, 55 actors, will include 21 young children playing the roles of the Royal Princes and Princesses.

is being directed and choreographed by Roger Castellano and musical direction by Dennis Castellano with the remainder of the artistic staff including Todd Proto as the costume co-ordinator, Philip Allen handling the sound design and Steven Young as the lighting designer. Honorary Producer for this MTW production are Sara Wenkle Kaplan and Jon and Amanda Hall. Youth performances are underwritten by Molina Healthcare and the Arts Council for Long Beach.