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The King and I is a stage musical and a brilliant one too, as a matter of fact. Throughout the history of the world of musical theatre, there have come out some extraordinary plays that have dazzled millions of people who have to come to see the production from different parts of the world. Some say that a measure of a play’s success is considered to be how long the production has been active or in simpler words, the number of years it has been performed. If that is the case, then this musical has been a front-runner in the world of musical theatre ever since the year 1951. It is also believed that some people consider that the true measure of a production’s success can be outlined properly by the number of awards that it has been bestowed it. The King and I, in this regard, also excels with a total of fifteen awards amassed over its lifetime, out of which ten awards were the prestigious Tony Awards. These reasons must be proof enough for just about anyone who wishes to watch a truly spectacular play. It is a dream that can be fulfilled with the simple acquisition of The King and I Tickets.

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About The King And I


The King and I is based on a novel written by Margaret Landon. The novel goes by the name Anna and the King of Siam. The music of this exquisite play was composed by the talented Richard Rodgers with the lyrics written by Oscar Hammerstein II. The story of this musical revolves around the life of a schoolteacher based in the United Kingdom. She is hired by the King who is trying to make his country progress into a newer and more modern era. The two characters of the musical are shown to have many conflicts throughout the play; however, both of them also hold a secret passion for one another which they find difficult to express. It opened up to the world for the very first time on the 29th of March in the year 1951. Its premier was held at the world famous Broadway theatre, a venue which a countless number of plays dream about going to.

The King and I was dubbed an instant success. It went on to become one of the hottest plays to grace the musical theatre world after a small period of time since its introduction. The year that followed its debut saw it being recognized by some of the highest and most prestigious institutions in the world of musical theatre. As a result of this, it went to win a total of five Tony Awards. It won the award for the Best Musical, the Best Performance by a Leading Actress in a Musical, the Best Performance by a Featured Actor in a Musical, the Best Scenic Design and also for the Best Costume Design. The musical had a very successful Broadway revival in the year 1985 where it won a Special Tony Award and was nominated for two others. In the year 1996, it was revived on the stage of Broadway again in the year 1996 and was a monumental success again. It went on to be nominated for seven of the exclusive Drama Desk Awards, out of which it won a total of four. It won the award for Outstanding Revival of a Musical, Outstanding Director of a musical, Outstanding Set Design and for Outstanding Lighting Design. If these were not enough, the musical also went on to get nominated for a total of eight Tony Awards, out of which it was able to claim a total of five. It won the award for Best Revival of a Musical, the Best Performance by a Leading Actress in a Musical, the Best Scenic Design and for the Best Lighting Design. The musical has also been the recipient of one Laurence Olivier Award for the Best Actress in a Musical in 1979 after it had seen its revival in London, and has four other nominations for the same award in 2001.

The King and I is a musical that you should go and see the first chance you get. Considering its illustrious history, the latest production promises to win you over as well. We offer you cheap The King and I Tickets making it the best bargain available for anyone wanting to buy tickets to this amazing musical.

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