Opening Night

Something Wonderful! The King and I, Starring Kelli O'Hara, Glides Onto Broadway

The Rodgers and Hammerstein musical, also starring Ken Watanabe, opens tonight.

Kelli O'Hara in The King and I, opening tonight at Lincoln Center Theater.
Kelli O'Hara stars in The King and I, which opens tonight at Lincoln Center Theater.

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Lincoln Center Theater's new production of Rodgers and Hammerstein's The King and I, directed by Tony Award winner Bartlett Sher, celebrates its opening tonight, April 16, at the Vivian Beaumont Theatre. The musical began previews on March 12.

The 51-member company is led by five-time Tony nominee Kelli O'Hara and Ken Watanabe as Anna Leonowens and the King of Siam. The cast also includes Ruthie Ann Miles (as Lady Thiang), Ashley Park (as Tuptim), Conrad Ricamora (as Lun Tha), Edward Baker-Duly (as Sir Edward Ramsey), Jon Viktor Corpuz (as Prince Chulalongkorn), Murphy Guyer (as Captain Orton), Jake Lucas (as Louis), Paul Nakauchi (as Kralahome), and Marc Oka (as Phra Alack).

The ensemble also includes Aaron Albano, Adriana Braganza, Amaya Braganza, Billy Bustamante, LaMae Caparas, Hsin-Ping Chang, Andrew Cheng, Lynn Masako Cheng, Olivia Chun, Ali Ewoldt, Ethan Halford Holder, Cole Horibe, MaryAnn Hu, James Ignacio, Christie Kim, Kelvin Moon Loh, Sumie Maeda, Paul HeeSang Miller, Rommel Pierre O’Choa, Kristen Faith Oei, Autumn Ogawa, Yuki Ozeki, Stephanie Jae Park, Diane Phelan, Sam Poon, William Poon, Brian Rivera, Bennyroyce Royon, Lainie Sakakura, Ann Sanders, Ian Saraceni, Atsuhisa Shinomiya, Michiko Takemasa, Kei Tsuruharatani, Christopher Vo, Rocco Wu, and Timothy Yang.

Check out photos from the production in the gallery below.

For tickets and more information, click here.

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