18 Jan

Kelli O’Hara May Reprise The King & I Performance in London

first_img Related Shows The West End may soon get to know her! According to the Daily Mail, Broadway darling Kelli O’Hara could cross the pond to reprise her Tony-winning performance as Anna in The King and I. The Bartlett Shet-helmed production, currently playing Lincoln Center’s Vivian Beaumont Theatre, is apparently eyeing a London bow late next year or early in 2017.O’Hara won her first Tony Award for playing Anna in the Lincoln Center production. She was previously nominated for her performances in The Bridges of Madison County, Nice Work If You Can Get It, South Pacific, The Pajama Game and The Light in the Piazza. The King and I would mark her West End debut.Rodgers and Hammerstein’s classic musical, set in 1860s Bangkok, tells the story of the unconventional and tempestuous relationship that develops between the King of Siam and Anna Leonowens, a British schoolteacher, whom the imperious King brings to Siam to tutor his many wives and children. The musical’s score includes “Getting To Know You, Hello Young Lovers, Shall We Dance, I Have Dreamed” and “Something Wonderful.” The King and I View Comments Show Closed This production ended its run on June 26, 2016last_img

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