The King And I at Welk Theatre


The King and I at Welk TheatreThe King And I
January 7 through April 5
Featuring Victoria Strong and Richard Bermudez

The Welk Theatre is excited to announce THE KING AND I opening January 7, 2015.  Director and Producer Joshua Carr has assembled a wonderful cast headed by Broadway and Touring veteran Victoria Strong as Anna and Riverside resident and San Diego favorite Richard Bermudez as The King.  Both bring a vibrant energy to the roles and promise to present a fresh energy to the roles under the direction of Carr. Carr has also assembled a cast of local San Diego county actors and Los Angeles actors, as well as local and young actors to play the royal children.

Music by Richard Rogers, Book by Oscar Hammerstein II,  Lyrics by Oscar Hammerstein II, Original Choreography by Jerome Robbins, Based on the novel Anna and the King of Siam by Margaret Landon

This penultimate Broadway musical is set against a dazzling and exotic backdrop of Siam in the 1860s. The King And I is the

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moving story of Anna, a governess, who tries to help an Eastern king to come to terms with the modern world, but finds himself challenged to resist the forces of ancient customs. The tension between Eastern and Western cultures inspired this popular musical, beloved by audiences the world over. The score includes I Whistle A Happy Tune, Hello Young Lovers, Getting To Know You, Something Wonderful and Shall We Dance?

The show will run on a new Welk schedule of Thurs/Sat/Sun matinees at 1pm and Thurs/Sat evenings at 8pm. The Wednesday matinees have been eliminated.  Tickets are on sale now – ticket prices for the Welk are at $48 and a buffet can be add for between $19-$22. Groups of 10 or more ask about our group rates.

BOX OFFICE: 888-802-7469

Yellow: 1:00pm
Blue: 1:00pm and 8:00pm

King and I schedule