The King & I musical is hitting the road for a new UK tour – here’s all you need to know.
The King & I musical will stage performances across the UK in 2019 and 2020 and this is your guide to the show on the road.
With a book and score from Richard Rodgers and Oscar Hammerstein II, The King & I features classic songs such as Whistle a Happy Tune, Getting to Know You, and Shall We Dance.
Based on the novel, Anna and the King of Siam, the Tony and Olivier Award-winning musical tells the story of widowed schoolteacher Anna Leonowens and her relationship with the King of Siam.
Fresh from a revival in London’s West End, the musical is now touring the UK throughout 2019 and 2020
The King & I musical UK tour dates, venues and tickets
17 Oct 2019 – 26 Oct 2019
29 Oct 2019 – 09 Nov 2019
10 Dec 2019 – 04 Jan 2020
08 Jan 2020 – 18 Jan 2020
28 Jan 2020 – 08 Feb 2020
11 Feb 2020 – 22 Feb 2020
25 Feb 2020 – 07 Mar 2020
10 Mar 2020 – 21 Mar 2020
24 Mar 2020 – 04 Apr 2020
07 Apr 2020 – 18 Apr 2020
21 Apr 2020 – 02 May 2020
The King & I tour cast
At the time of writing, the current tour cast features Annalene Beechey as Anna Leonowens, Jose Llana as the King of Siam, Cezarah Bonner as Lady Thian, Philip Bulcock as Captain Orton / Sir Edward Ramsay, Kamm Kunaree as Tuptim, Kok-Hwa Lie as Kralahome, Kavin Panmeechao as Lun Tha, Aaron Teoh as Prince Chulalongkorn, William Mychael Lee as Phra Alack and Maria Coyne as Standby Anna Leonowens.
Making up the ensemble are Yuki Abe, Iroy Abesamis, Miiya Alexandra, Cletus Chan, Steven Hardcastle, Eu Jin Hwang, Aiko-Kato, Misa Koide, Amanda Lindgren, Ela Lisondra, Jesse Milligan, Yuki Ozeki, Prem Rai, Jacqui Sanchez, Joaquin Pedro Valdes, Ena Yamaguchi and Sian Yeo.
Completing the adult cast are swings Samuel How, Nick Len, Jasmine Leung and Rachel Jayne-Picar.
A rotating cast of young actors will fill the child roles.