Casting confirmed for hit Broadway production of The King And I when it visits Edinburgh

Featuring Annalene Beechey from the West End generation as Anna and Jose Llana, who played The King on Broadway, the Lincoln Center Theater creation of Rodgers and Hammerstein’s Tony Award-winning melodic is set in 1860s Bangkok.

It recounts to the tale of the whimsical and stormy relationship that creates between the King of Siam and Anna Leonowens, a British teacher whom the pioneer King, in an imperialistic world, brings to Siam to show his numerous spouses and youngsters.

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Viewed by numerous individuals as the best melodic from the brilliant time of musicals, the creation includes an organization of in excess of 50 world-class entertainers, a full scale ensemble and great tunes, for example, I Whistle a Happy Tune, Getting to Know You and Shall We Dance.

Executing as Anna, straight from her West End achievement, Beechey says, “I completely love playing Anna, she is a fantasy job for any on-screen character. I’m enchanted to bring this superb generation and our wonderful King to Scotland.”

Her co-star LLana includes, “Subsequent to playing the King everywhere throughout the USA this job has such an extraordinary spot in my heart, so to have the option to visit the delightful UK and see such a large number of your unfathomable urban communities like Edinburgh is truly energizing for me.”

The widely praised generation will visit The Playhouse as a feature of its universal visit from 16-26 October.

Other giving incorporates Cezarah Bonner a role as Lady Thiang, close by Kok-Hwa Lie in the job of Kralahome and Aaron Teoh Guan Tias Prince Chulalongkorn. Philip Bulcock will assume the double jobs of Captain Orton and Sir Edward Ramsay and William M Lee will play Phra Alack. The female group will incorporate Yuki Abe, Miiya Alexandra, Aiko Kato, Misa Koide, Ela Lisondra, Yuki Ozeki, Ena Yamaguchi and Sian Yeo. The male troupe will incorporate Iroy Abesamis, Cletus Chan, Steven Hardcastle, Eu Jin Hwang, Jesse Milligan, Prem Rai and Joaquin Pedro Valdes. The Swings will be Rachel Jayne Picar, Nick Len, Jasmine Leung and Samuel How.

The creation is coordinated by Tony Award-winning Bartlett Sher. – straight from his tremendous Broadway achievement of To Kill A Mockingbird – will indeed coordinate this superb generation and be brought together with his praised inventive group that breathed life into THE KING AND I in London a year ago.

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