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Tennessee Performing Arts Center
505 Deaderick St, Nashville, Tennessee 37243
Rodgers and Hammerstein's «The King and I» presented by Delta Dental is the fourth production featured on the 17-18 HCA/TriStar Health Broadway at TPAC season. It plays a one-week engagement at TPAC's Andrew Jackson Hall January 30 — February 4, 2018.
Two worlds collide in the Lincoln Center Theater production of this “breathtaking and exquisite” (The New York Times) musical, directed by Bartlett Sher. One of Rodgers & Hammerstein’s finest works, The King and I boasts a score that features such beloved classics as “Getting To Know You,” “I Whistle a Happy Tune,” “Hello Young Lovers,” “Shall We Dance” 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. Winner of the 2015 Tony Award® for Best Musical Revival, The King and I is “too beautiful to miss” (New York Magazine).