ST. LOUIS, Mo. – The Fabulous Fox Theatre is delighted to announce that the first U.S. National tour of the hit musical THE KING AND I, will play the Fabulous Fox Theatre from Tuesday, November 28 to Sunday, December 10, 2017.


Performances of THE KING AND I at the Fabulous Fox run November 28 – December 10. Show times are Tuesday through Saturday evenings at 7:30 p.m., Saturday afternoons at 2 p.m. and Sunday afternoons at 1 p.m. There will also be an evening performance on Sunday, December 3 at 6:30 p.m. and a matinee performance on Thursday, December 7 at 1 p.m.

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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 make its St. Louis premiere at the Fox Theatre for 2 weeks November 28 – December 10 as part of the U.S. Bank Broadway Series. To purchase tickets, visit MetroTix.com, call 314-534-1111 or in person at the Fabulous Fox Box Office. Prices start at $40.


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.


For more information,please visit www.thekinganditour.com, or on Facebook and Twitter.

 

Photography by Matthew Murphy

 

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