King and I prod shot

The King and I

Live at

The Alexandra, Birmingham

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Tue 10 Dec 2019 - Sat 4 Jan 2020

  Tickets available from £17.00
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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The Alexandra, Birminghamchange

Tue 10 Dec 2019 - Sat 4 Jan 2020
Suffolk Queensway, Birmingham, West Midlands, B5 4DS
2 hours 55 minutes incl. interval
Selected performances Mon - Sat 14:30 and 19:30
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]

Why go and see it?

This Tony Award-winning Rodgers and Hammerstein classic is a once-in-a-generation musical, with one of the richest scores ever written.

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.

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.

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What the critics say

Looks and sounds ravishing. Complete rapture.
- Daily Telegraph
I doubt I'll ever see a better production in my lifetime.
- The Wall Street Journal
Five stars for a sumptuous King and I. Book now. It's a hit.
- The Times

The Alexandra, Birmingham

Suffolk Queensway, Birmingham, West Midlands, B5 4DS
Birmingham New Street Station and Grand Central.
The box office is open from 12pm - 6pm on Mon - Sat. On show nights box office will close 15 mins after show starts. On Sundays and Bank Holidays the box office is open 2 hours before the performance start time.
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The Alexandra was built in 1901 by William Coutts and was originally called the Lyceum. The theatre is home to first class entertainment and has welcomed productions such as Doctor Dolittle, starring Phillip Schofield and the sell-out version of Peter Pan with Joe Pasquale. This stunning theatre was recently relaunched as The Alexandra following a £650,000 refurbishment.

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The Alexandra, Birminghamchange

Tue 10 Dec 2019 - Sat 4 Jan 2020
Suffolk Queensway, Birmingham, West Midlands, B5 4DS
2 hours 55 minutes incl. interval
Selected performances Mon - Sat 14:30 and 19:30
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]