The King And I musical to run at Manchester Opera House and Sunderland Empire in 2019

The King And I musical to run at Manchester Opera House and Sunderland Empire in 2019

The King and I at the London Palladium

Lincoln Center Theater's multi-award winning and critically acclaimed production to run at the venues next spring

Rodgers and Hammerstein's The King And I musical has been on the global stage since it premiered in 1951. The musical is considered one of the greatest shows from the golden age of musicals and continues to sell-out shows both on Broadway and in the West End. In 2019 the award winning Lincoln Center Theater's production will take up residency in Manchester and Sunderland. Tickets for the shows go on sale at 10am on Fri 9 Nov.

Set in 1860s Bangkok, the musical details the story of the developing relationship between the King of Siam and Anna, a British school teacher who is hired to teach the King's many wives and children. As the relationship grows its unconventional and tempestuous nature is revealed.

The show features over 50 performers who bring to life the superior score of songs including: 'Whistle a Happy Tune', 'Getting to Know You', and 'Shall We Dance'. Full casting details for the 2019 production are to be announced later in the year.

Due to phenomenal demand, The King And I recently extended its London run and will run at the new cities in 2019.

The King and I runs from Fri 26 April at Manchester Opera House and from and Wed 5 June at Sunderland Empire. Tickets for the shows go on sale at 10am on Fri 9 Nov.

The King and I

Lincoln Center Theatre's production of the Rodgers and Hammerstein musical masterpiece.

Bristol Hippodrome

Tue 24 Mar 2020

£18–£95.50 / 0844 847 2325

Wed 25 Mar 2020

£18–£95.50 / 0844 847 2325

Thu 26 Mar 2020

£18–£95.50 / 0844 847 2325

…and 7 more dates until 4 Apr 2020

The Edinburgh Playhouse

Fri 18 Oct

£16–£108 / 0844 871 3014

Sat 19 Oct

£16–£108 / 0844 871 3014

Mon 21 Oct

£16–£108 / 0844 871 3014

…and 5 more dates until 26 Oct

King's Theatre, Glasgow

Tue 28 Jan 2020

£16–£92 / 0844 871 7648

Wed 29 Jan 2020

£16–£92 / 0844 871 7648

Thu 30 Jan 2020

£16–£92 / 0844 871 7648

…and 7 more dates until 8 Feb 2020

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