The King & I

August 17, 2017 New York, NY, USA


Who: My mom & I


What: The King & I, the classic story about Anna and the king of Siam
When: October 2015/August 2017
Where: Vivian Beaumont theater, New York/The Kennedy Center, Washington, DC

vivian beaumont theater

Why: Rodgers and Hammerstein musicals run in my blood
Thoughts: In New York, I adored this show. I'd grown up on the movie and enjoyed it, but as it should be, it didn't hold a candle to this gorgeous stage production. I knew I had to take my mom to see it when I had the chance as she is the one who raised me to love musicals, especially those of Rodgers & Hammerstein. I got my chance recently when the national tour came to Washington, DC. While not as thorough as the New York production (and wow, the Vivian Beaumaunt is a lovely theatre!), it was still enjoyable and tells a story that is still relevant to society. 



Have you seen The King & I on stage or screen? Share your thoughts in the comments!


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