Rodgers & Hammerstein’s The King and I at the Fox Theatre
Ambassador Theatre Group and NETworks Presentations LLC announce that the national tour of the Lincoln Center Theater Production of Rodgers & Hammerstein’s The King and I will perform at the Fox Theatre Tuesday, May 8 through Sunday, May 13 as part of the Fifth Third Bank Fox Theatre Series. This musical has captured the hearts of audiences for years and I have a chance for 2 readers to win tickets to the opening night performance. Check out the show information and then enter to win a pack of 2 tickets.
Tickets ($35, $45, $55, $65 and $75) are on sale now and can be purchased at 313presents.com, The Fox Theatre and Little Caesars Arena XFINITY box offices and Ticketmaster.com. To charge tickets by phone, call (800) 745-3000. For additional information, call (313) 471-6611. Series subscription packages and discounts for groups of 10+ are available by calling 313-471-3099.
The King and I, directed by Tony Award® winner Bartlett Sher, won four 2015 Tony Awards® including Best Revival of a Musical. Hailed as “first-rate, sumptuous” (The New York Times) and “too beautiful to miss” (New York Magazine), the production played 538 performances on Broadway at the Vivian Beaumont Theater.
Bartlett Sher is reunited with the award-winning creative team from Rodgers & Hammerstein’s South Pacific and The Light in the Piazza. The King and I has music direction by Ted Sperling, sets by Michael Yeargan, costumes by Catherine Zuber (Tony Award® winner for The King and I), lighting by Donald Holder, sound by Scott Lehrer and casting by Telsey + Company/Abbie Brady-Dalton, CSA. The King and I features choreography by Christopher Gattelli based on the original choreography by Jerome Robbins.
One of Rodgers & Hammerstein’s finest works, The King and I boasts a score that features such beloved classics as “Getting To Know You,” “Hello Young Lovers,” “Shall We Dance,” “I Have Dreamed” and “Something Wonderful.” Set in 1860’s Bangkok, the musical tells the story of the unconventional and tempestuous relationship that develops between the King of Siam and Anna Leonowens, a British schoolteacher, whom the modernist King, in an imperialistic world, brings to Siam to teach his many wives and children.
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- Tuesday, May 8 7:30 p.m.
- Wednesday, May 9 7:30 p.m.
- Thursday, May 10 7:30 p.m.
- Friday, May 11 7:30 p.m.
- Saturday, May 12 2 p.m. & 7:30 p.m.
- Sunday, May 13 1 p.m. & 6:30 p.m.
Location: Fox Theatre
Address: Detroit, MI