This glorious Lincoln Center Theater mounting of Rodgers and Hammerstein's classic won the 2015 Tony Award for Best Revival of a Musical. More…
This classic tale of a British schoolteacher's unexpected relationship with the imperious King of Siam features a cast of more than 50, choreography based on the original by Jerome Robbins, and a score of treasured songs including "Getting to Know You," "I Whistle a Happy Tune" and "Shall We Dance?" in their original orchestrations.
See it if you want to experience a handsome, polished revival of this outstanding musical.
Don't see it if you want something new and different. If so, go to Fun Home or Hamilton.
See it if You like The King and I this is the best production I've ever seen.
Don't see it if You don't like a beautiful old style musical full of gorgeous costumes, dance and staging.
See it if saw 3 times over many years, the show doesn't disappoint. Great staging, directing and singing. Very moving at some parts. A big time musica
Don't see it if If you don't like a big production or Rogers and Hammerstein. It can be long at some points.
See it if you like your musicals traditional (including being un-PC) & conventional. And if you want to hear Kelli O'Hara sing (beautifully, natch).
Don't see it if you want something more than fancy costumes and a sweeping, overly sentimental score. (Opinion disclaimer: I just don't like this musical.)
See it if you enjoy Rodgers and Hammerstein and classic musicals from the 50's, you enjoy lush scores and great singing, lavish costumes,
Don't see it if Rodgers and Hammerstein turn you off, you hate musicals from the '50's, you're a curmudgeon
See it if You want to see the dramatic opening scene. You love this show. You enjoy seeing beautiful costumes.
Don't see it if The original King was very hard to understand. I hear he is coming back to the play. It's a very long show. First act is about 1 1/2 hours.
See it if You love classic musicals. This one is done beautifully. Everything just flows. The children are superb !
Don't see it if You are looking for something edgy or hilarious. It is neither of those. You don't enjoy Rodgers and Hammerstein. It's not a short musical.
See it if You love Rodgers and Hammerstein, classic musical theater, Kelly O'Hara, magnificent sets and costumes, thoughtful and elegant direction.
Don't see it if You don't like musical theater.
See it if you love the classic musicals, this one with sumptuous staging, gorgeous costumes, strong performances, memorable songs and adorable kids.
Don't see it if you can't handle a longish evening and a sad ending.
See it if You want to see one of the all time great musicals in a sensational revival...in all respects.
Don't see it if You want to deprive yourself of a magical Theater experience.
See it if You want to experience what musicals were like originally: amazing sets, a full orchestra and a fabulous cast. A classic done right.
Don't see it if You just don't like musicals
See it if You did not see the movie (which is better). It does have great Rodgers and Hammerstein songs.
Don't see it if You loved Hamilton, Once or even The Total Bent. It's old-school. Lovely music but old-school
See it if you love classic, gorgeously-staged musicals. See it for Kelli O'Hara and to see why this won the Tony for Best Revival. It's a masterpiece.
Don't see it if you don't like long shows or older, dated musicals.