The King and I tells the story of Anna Leonowens, an English schoolteacher who is hired by the King of Siam to educate his many children. As Anna and the king clash over their cultural differences, they gradually develop a deep respect and understanding for each other. The musical explores themes of love, tolerance, and the power of education in bridging divides between cultures.
Music: Richard Rodgers
Lyrics/Book: Oscar Hammerstein II
Musical Type: Golden Age (1951)
Cast Size: 40+
Setting: 1800s / Siam (Thailand)
Audition Songs: Theatre Trip
Licensing: Concord Theatricals➝
Sheet Music: Amazon➝
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