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Tickets available on-line, or by phone at (719)646-3127
Prices: Main Floor (Reserved) $40 & $35.
Balcony (unreserved): $25. Student tickets are $15.
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The King and I
Opera Theatre of the Rockies is thrilled to produce Rodgers and Hammerstein’s beloved The King and I as the major production of the festival. Performances are on Friday, July 25 at 7:00 pm, Saturday, July 26 at 7:00 pm, and Sunday, July 27 at 3:00 pm at Armstrong Hall at Colorado College (NE Corner of Cache la Poudre & Cascade Ave.). Tickets for The King and I are available at Meeker Music, (624 N. Tejon location), online at operatheatreoftherockies.org, (see link on the right) or by calling the Opera Theatre ticket line at 719-646-3127.
Heading The King and I cast is a Colorado Springs’ favorite, Ashraf Sewailam as the King. Internationally-recognized Baritone Sewailam is “happy to be coming back. It feels like home to be singing in Colorado Springs once again.” The role of Anna will be sung by soprano Solveig Olsen, an Opera Theatre company singer and known by audiences throughout the region. Also hailed by regional audiences for her role last year as Mother Abbess in The Sound of Music, Mezzo Soprano Valerie Nicolosi will sing the role of Lady Tiang. Amy Maples, an Opera Theatre Company SInger will return to Colorado Springs as Tuptim and with Tenor Senhica Klee joining the cast from Denver to sing the role of Lun Tha. Young Evan Lennon, a local favorite in numerous productions at the Fine Arts Center rounds out the cast at Anna’s son Louis.
Rodgers & Hammerstein’s musical The King and I is based on a novel written in 1944 by Margaret Landon called Anna and the King of Siam, which was derived from the experiences of Anna Leonowens, a widow sent to Siam in the early 1860’s to be the governess to King Mongkut’s children. The musical premiered in 1951 at Broadway‘s St. James Theatre. It ran nearly three years, then the fourth longest-running Broadway musical in history, and has had many tours and revivals.
This production of the King and I will be fully-staged with orchestra, and features sets and costumes from the Broadway/Asia tour. (Visit www.fclo.classicbroadway.org/rentals/browse_rentals.php?category=4&showid=51 to see additional examples of the sets and costumes).
Rodgers and Hammerstein’s
THE KING AND I
Music by Richard Rodgers
Book and Lyrics by Oscar Hammerstein II
Based on “Anna and the King of Siam” by Margaret Landon
Original Choreography by Jerome Robbins
Presented through special arrangement with R&H Theatricals: www.rnh.com
NOTE : When ordering tickets on-line, please select the date and seating location first – then you will have the opportunity to select the number of seats you want later in the process, AFTER choosing to “check-out”. When you are ready to pay choose the “check-out” button, and then you will enter your name, address, card number etc. and can adjust the number of tickets you need at that time.