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 If you love beautiful music, witty lyrics, beautiful scenery and a touching story of friendship brought to life by incredible performers;
Don't see it if If you're not into the classics that are longer than your average musical or if you don't like grand productions;
See it if you want a classic b-way musical: singing, dancing etc. Very funny, slow at times, great costumes, solid story. Not a must-see but go anyway
Don't see it if you want something contemporary. You can't understand characters with English as their second language - this is more than half the play.
See it if You want the classic musical theater experience. Memories of your parents' record collection. Lovely in all ways, and not dated.
Don't see it if You're a curmudgeon.
See it if you like Rodgers & Hammerstein. You just can't not hum these songs. Also, amazing performances. O'Hara, Miles and Lee are exquisite.
Don't see it if you want something super contemporary, though Sher takes this old piece and makes it as relevant to modern audiences as a person can.
See it if A new King & I! The wives have more individuality, the king's problems seem to reflect the current world situation. Staging is masterful.
Don't see it if You don't like classic musicals. It is, after all, Rodgers and Hammerstein. You know the songs, you know The Dress!
See it if you loved the movie and enjoy amazing music & dancing. If you can enjoy a fun, at times intense story of culture clash & the power of love.
Don't see it if disliked the movie or expect the play to be very different from the movie, or if you dislike domineering men as main characters.
See it if You want to see a classic quality musical. This show was awesome.
Don't see it if I can't think of a reason not to see The King and I. It was phenomenal.
See it if you really like gorgeous stagings of old musicals that have not aged well.
Don't see it if you need much of a plot, or if the racism is just too much to counterbalance the awesome sets, music, and costumes.
See it if you like a classic musical done right; the sets were phenomenal, the singing likewise
Don't see it if you're bothered by the dated way they have the people from Siam speak (it bothered me, but was also thought-provoking, I guess?)
See it if You love classic stories and musicals, beautiful set and costume designs, and gorgeous vocals
Don't see it if You prefer more serious storylines or don't like musicals.
See it if You love the original movie or show. Love great staging and an amazing score and enjoy humming along.
Don't see it if Don't like the original music or show or a feel good story that tugs at your heartstrings.
See it if Even if you grew up on Yul Brenner in the movie, if you like the story you will love this production, done delightfully and sung wonderfully
Don't see it if You know the story or at least you should so if you didn't like the story you won't like the show
See it if You want to see a phenomenal production of a great show. Great cast. Bartlett Sher's direction is magical, great tech.
Don't see it if There's no reason not to see it.
See it if Like a classic show staged beautifully with a grand cast and wonderful costuming and really enjoyable dancing
Don't see it if You don't like big musicals; this show you need good seats to max entertainment value. King hard to understand at times
See it if you love old school classic Broadway, and even if you don't. An absolutely stunning, beautifully sung production. Can't miss.
Don't see it if ...nothing. Just see it.
See it if Beautiful and indelible performances by O'Hara and Miles. Splendid set designs and costume. Great orchestration.
Don't see it if you don't have patience for old-fashioned shows longer than 2:30 hrs. if you look for 'politically correct' shows.
See it if Don't mind not understanding a word the king says.Want to see an overated Bartlett Sher revival.. the man who murdered Fiddler on the Roof
Don't see it if you like good revivals
See it if You know the score and want to see a beautiful presentation of a lovely, old fashioned, beautifully staged musical.
Don't see it if You can't control yourself and k ow you will sing along, loudly!
See it if you want to revisit one of the best R&H scores. The set and costumes are beautiful. The performances are always good regardless of the cast.
Don't see it if you're only there for Kelli O'Hara. You feel tired of the show. You can't appreciate how special it is to have this ensemble of Asian talent