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The King and I

Live at

Edinburgh Playhouse

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Thu 17 Oct - Sat 26 Oct 2019

  Tickets available from £16.00
subject to a transaction fee of £3.65
Musical
2 hours 55 minutes
incl. interval
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Set in 1860s Bangkok, the musical tells the story of the unconventional and tempestuous relationship that develops between the King of Siam and Anna, a British schoolteacher whom the modernist King, in an imperialistic world, brings to Siam to teach his many wives and children.
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Edinburgh Playhousechange

Thu 17 Oct - Sat 26 Oct 2019
18-22 Greenside Place, Edinburgh EH1 3AA, UK
2 hours 55 minutes incl. interval
Mon - Sat at 19:30
Wed and Sat at 14:30
Thu the 24th at 14:30
For bookings of 10 or more please contact our group teams as below;
West End venues, Group Line 020 7206 1174 or email [email protected]
All other venues please call 020 7206 1179 or email [email protected]

Hailed as 'the theatrical event of 2018', the multi-award winning and critically acclaimed Lincoln Center Theater’s production of Rodgers and Hammerstein’s The King And I is embarking on a World Tour direct from its record breaking sold out season at The London Palladium.

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The King And I is the greatest musical from the golden age of musicals – adored by the public and critics alike - with one of the finest scores ever written including; Whistle a Happy Tune, Getting to Know You, and Shall We Dance, featuring a company of over 50 world-class performers and a full-scale orchestra.

I doubt I'll ever see a better production in my lifetime.
- The Wall Street Journal

A celebration of the lavish heritage of the very best in romantic musical theatre from an unparalleled multi-award-winning creative team, hailed as one of the best working in theatre today, directed by Tony Award winner Bart Sher (South Pacific & My Fair Lady - Broadway). This is a once in a lifetime opportunity to witness this glorious production, as you have never seen it before.

Nights you don't want to miss

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What the critics say

Looks and sounds ravishing. Complete rapture.
- Daily Telegraph
Five stars for a sumptuous King and I. Book now. It's a hit.
- The Times

Edinburgh Playhouse

18-22 Greenside Place, Edinburgh EH1 3AA, UK
Edinburgh Waverley Station
The Edinburgh Playhouse box office is open Monday to Saturday, 12:00 to 16:00 (12:00 to 20:00 on show nights)
Please note: the box office is open until 20:00 on show nights. Closed on Mon 26 Aug for the Bank Holiday
About
Getting here
Access
The theatre bars are located on the stalls, mezzanine, circle and balcony levels offering a wide selection of wines, spirits, beers and soft drinks. Why not be added to the Managers Guest List and reserve a table for you and your party in our luxurious new bar The Boards. Contact the venue direct to book your table 0131 524 3372.
Select one of our bespoke packages, or we can tailor individual events to your requirements. Please note the Greenside Lane Bistro is located 25 steps up from street level and the Ambassador Lounge is located 33 steps up from street level.
There is no cloakroom available at this venue.

Edinburgh Playhouse started life as a large, single screen cinema in 1929. In 1980, the building was sold again and reopened as a fully functional theatre. Since then, the Playhouse has been host to some of the world's biggest musicals, including Les Misérables and Mamma Mia.

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Watch the trailer

Edinburgh Playhousechange

Thu 17 Oct - Sat 26 Oct 2019
18-22 Greenside Place, Edinburgh EH1 3AA, UK
2 hours 55 minutes incl. interval
Mon - Sat at 19:30
Wed and Sat at 14:30
Thu the 24th at 14:30
For bookings of 10 or more please contact our group teams as below;
West End venues, Group Line 020 7206 1174 or email [email protected]
All other venues please call 020 7206 1179 or email [email protected]