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San Mateo Performing Arts Center
600 North Delaware St San Mateo, CA 94401
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4.7 / 5 Rated by 46 members
Review from Joe R.
Red Velvet 265 events 178 reviews

This was my first experience at Broadway By The Bay and regret now that I have not seen other productions! An highly professional production with a very talented local cast. Well directed with exceptional cherography aided by excellent...continued

reviewed Jul 25 2009 report as inappropriate
Review from Miriam G.
Red Velvet 152 events 49 reviews

great show..the Uncle Tom's Cabin scene is fabulous...Broadway in NY could not match it...

reviewed Jul 18 2009 report as inappropriate
Review from Ellen Press
Red Velvet 58 events 17 reviews

I really loved it. I have seen this show in NY with Yul Brynner twice when I was growing up: the original and the revival. It's hard to compete with that but I thought they did a great job. Imagine my surprise when I realized that Jared Lee, the...continued

reviewed Jul 24 2009 report as inappropriate
Review from Charles M. Horowitz
48 events 26 reviews

The King and I is a classic with memorable songs. Broadway by the Bay dis sincere justice to the music, it was performed by the cast in Broadway quality!!!!!!!!

reviewed Jul 18 2009 report as inappropriate
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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.”

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