Adrian Li Donni is a graduate of Circle In The Square Theatre School in New York. Whilst there, he performed in The Seagull, Measure For Measure and The Best Little Whorehouse in Texas.
In New York, Adrian was seen in Ziegfeld’s Midnight Frolic of ’08, at Joe’s Pub in Leap, and in Lance Horne, Or What You Will. In 2009 he toured with Broadway writing legends Stephen Flaherty and Lynn Ahrens in Broadway to Australia, and a year later with Broadway composer, Stephen Schwartz (Wicked, Enchanted) in a concert tour of his acclaimed catalogue of works, Festival Of Broadway.
Adrian has played the role of Lun Tha in numerous productions across the globe. These include the world premiere of the newly-restored The King And I for Lyric Stage in Texas, for The Production Company in Melbourne and most recently in the UK/Ireland tour for Curve Theatre (Leicester, UK). Other credits include Rent, The Music of Georgia Stitt, Songs for a New World, and more recently, Loaded and Jesus Christ Superstar at the Ljubljana Festival Theatre in Slovenia.
The King And I will mark his debut with Opera Australia, and he is thrilled to be a part of this revival for Australia. He would like to thank Ian White Management, his family, friends and teachers for their love and support.