First Look at Kelli O’Hara and Ken Watanabe in London The King and I
Performances began in the West End June 21.
Kelli O’Hara and Ken Watanabe lead the cast as Anna Leonowens and the King of Siam in the London production of The King and I, reprising their performances from the 2015 Bartlett Sher-helmed revival at Lincoln Center Theater. The cast also includes Dean John-Wilson as Lun Tha, Na-Young Jeon as Tuptim, and Takao Osawa as Kralahome.
Performances began June 21 at the London Palladium prior to an official opening July 3.
Tony-winning director Bartlett Sher and members of the Broadway creative team remount the expansive production for London audiences. The revival first opened at Lincoln Center Theater's Vivian Beaumont April 16, 2015, going on to win Tonys for Best Revival of a Musical, O'Hara and Miles' performances, and costume designer Catherine Zuber.