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Theatre Review: “The King And I“ Shows Us How Easy It Is To Be A Royal Pain - Irish Film Critic
Set in 1860s Bangkok, the musical tells the story of the unconventional and tempestuous relationship that develops between the King of Siam and Anna Leonowens, a British schoolteacher whom the modernist King, in an imperialistic world, brings to Siam to teach his many wives and children. The Tony Award-Winning “The King and I,” based on the 1944 novel, “Anna and the King of Siam”, by Margaret Landon, is the 5th Rodgers and Hammerstein classic musical which has been given new life with this amazing masterpiece which includes an over-the-top set display that makes you feel you’ve stepped right in the deep waters overlooking Bangkok. To witness The King of Siam humbling himself right before our very eyes, was definitely …