"The King and I"
A musical worth getting to know.
Opens Tuesday, July 9
Musical lovers must mark their calendars for Tuesday, July 9-Saturday, July 13. The Lyric Theatre of Oklahoma presents another Broadway classic at the Oklahoma City Civic Center Music Hall, 201 N. Walker Ave. The King and I stands as one of the most loved musicals of all time. This Rodgers and Hammerstein creation tells the love story of Anna, an English schoolteacher, who was hired by King Mongkut of Thailand to Westernize his family. Although the play is set in the 1860s, viewers today will adore its magical and moving songs such as “Getting to Know You” and “Shall We Dance.” Tickets for the play directed by Alan Muraoka range from $35-$68. There will be many chances to catch the musical. Tuesday through Thursday shows begin at 7:30 p.m. Friday and Saturday shows are scheduled for 8 p.m., however, there will be a Saturday matinee at 2 p.m. To purchase tickets, visit www.lyrictheatreokc.com.