Jose Llana (King of Siam) and Laura Michelle Kelly (Anna Leonowens) are leading the national tour of the Lincoln Center Theater Tony Award winning revival of Rodgers & Hammerstein’s THE KING AND I, produced by Ambassador Theatre Group and NETworks Presentations LLC.
The company has performances through Friday, December 31st at the AT&T Performing Arts Center, Winspear Opera House, 2403 Flora Street, Dallas, TX 75201. Click here for tickets.
Darren Lee, who portrays Phra Alack, will play the King of Siam from Friday, December 22nd – Sunday, December 24th. Lee has appeared on Broadway in Allegiance, Pacific Overtures, Thoroughly Modern Millie, On The Town, Kiss Me Kate, Seussical the Musical, Chicago, Guys and Dolls, Miss Saigon, Shogun the Musical, Victor/Victoria. His feature film credits include Sisters, Chicago, Hackers. He is also a sought-after director/choreographer. www.darrenlee.com
The cast features Joan Almedilla as Lady Thiang, Brian Rivera as Kralahome, Q Lim as Tuptim, Kavin Panmeechao as Lun Tha, Anthony Chan as Prince Chulalongkorn, Rhyees Stump as Louis Leonowens and Patrick Boll as Captain Orton/Sir Edward Ramsey.
The ensemble includes LaMae Caparas, Andrew Cheng, Michelle Liu Coughlin, Max B. Ehrlich, Nicole Ferguson, Marie Gutierrez, Darren Lee, Stephanie Lo, Michael Lomeka, Saki Masuda, Nobutaka Mochimaru, Rommel Pierre O’Choa, Yuki Ozeki, Kevin Schuering, Marcus Shane, Alicia Shumway, Michiko Takemasa, Madeline Trumble and Jeoffrey Watson, with Kayla Amistad, Jaden Amistad, Sydney Chan, Rie Hatanaka, Spencer Donovan Jones, Rylie Sickles, Ryan Stout, Noah Toledo, CJ Uy and Kiera Belle Young as the Royal Children.
Multi-week and single week engagements will continue throughout the 2017 touring season and beyond. Check out the complete schedule at www.thekinganditour.com.
Lincoln Center Theater’s critically acclaimed production of Rodgers & Hammerstein’s THE KING AND I directed by Tony Award® Winner Bartlett Sher won four 2015 Tony Awards® including Best Revival of a Musical.
Bartlett Sher is reunited with the award-winning creative team from South Pacific and The Light in the Piazza. THE KING AND I features sets by Michael Yeargan; costumes by Catherine Zuber; lighting by Donald Holder, sound by Scott Lehrer and choreography by Christopher Gattelli based on the original choreography by Jerome Robbins.
AT&T Performing Arts Center12/19/17 – 12/31/17
Denver Center01/02/18 – 01/14/18
Orpheum Theater01/16/18 – 01/21/18
Fox Cities Performing Arts Center01/23/18 – 01/28/18
Tennessee Performing Arts Center01/30/18 – 02/04/18
Naples Philharmonic02/07/18 – 02/11/18
San Jose, CA
Broadway in San Jose02/20/18 – 02/25/18
Costa Mesa, CA
Segerstrom Center for the Arts02/27/18 – 03/11/18
UA Centennial Hall03/13/18 – 03/18/18
ASU Gammage03/20/18 – 03/25/18
Hershey Theatre04/03/18 – 04/08/18
Aronoff Center04/10/18 – 04/22/18
Ohio Theatre04/24/18 – 04/29/18
Proctors05/01/18 – 05/06/18
Fox Theatre05/08/18 – 05/13/18
The Hanover Theatre05/15/18 – 05/20/18
Grand Rapids, MI
Broadway in Grand Rapids06/05/18 – 06/10/18
Kansas City, MO
Starlight Theatre06/12/18 – 06/17/18
Popejoy Hall06/20/18 – 06/24/18
San Diego, CA
San Diego Civic Theatre06/26/18 – 07/01/18
Princess of Wales Theatre07/10/18 – 08/12/18
Lia Chang is an actor, a multi-media content producer and co-founder of Bev’s Girl Films, making films that foster inclusion and diversity on both sides of the camera. Bev’s Girl Films’ debut short film, Hide and Seek was a top ten film in the Asian American Film Lab’s 2015 72 Hour Shootout Filmmaking Competition, and she received a Best Actress nomination. BGF collaborates with and produces multi-media content for artists, actors, designers, theatrical productions, composers, musicians and corporations. Lia is also an internationally published and exhibited photographer, a multi-platform journalist, and a publicist. Lia has appeared in the films Wolf, New Jack City, A Kiss Before Dying, King of New York, Big Trouble in Little China, The Last Dragon, Taxman and Hide and Seek. She is profiled in Jade Magazine and Playbill.com.