Winner of 3 Helpmann Awards - Including best musical

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The King and I may well be the best musical you ever see, and I really do mean EVER.

McCune is perfect.  There is an emotional truth to this production that is very satisfying. The Courier Mail

The King and I is the perfect musical – exotic settings, a timeless score and one of the best books that has ever been written for musical theatre. Stage Whispers

A lavish and opulent revival

Sydney - From 7 September 2014

Joan Sutherland Theatre,
Sydney Opera House

From 7 September 2014

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Tuesday 21st October 1pm

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Wed 24 Sept 1pm

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Lisa McCune has never sounded or looked lovelier. She is a joy to behold. Unforgettable magic. The Australian

Rhodes was wonderful… the chemistry between he and McCune was electric. Sunshine Coast Daily

A gorgeous, sumptuous revival.

Teddy Tahu Rhodes brings a wealth of charm and magnetism to the King, and his comic timing is delicious. Arts Hub

The crown jewel of musical theatre. An opulent and royal extravaganza.

THE KING AND I returns to Australia with the first lady of Australian musical theatre, LISA MCCUNE and internationally acclaimed actor LOU DIAMOND PHILLIPS  as the King of Siam for Melbourne season. LISA MCCUNE will be joined by international opera sensation TEDDY TAHU RHODES  for the Sydney season.

Don’t miss this legendary production of Rodgers and Hammerstein’s THE KING AND I. A triple crown award winner: The Tony, the Drama Desk and the Outer Critics Circle for Best Musical Revival, this dazzling show is a lavish and triumphant fresh new look at a time-honoured classic.

The King and I industry awards

In 1996 THE KING AND I won the triple crown of awards -