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Broadway at Home: The King and I

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Broadway at Home: The King and I

August 21, 2020 @ 9:00 pm - 11:00 pm

PBS Great Performances presents Broadway at Home: The King and I

Kelli O’Hara and Ken Watanabe star in a Tony Award-winning revival of the beloved musical about a British schoolteacher instructing the royal children of the King of Siam, featuring classic songs including “Hello, Young Lovers” and “Shall We Dance.”

Based on a true story, the year is 1862, and East and West collide when British schoolteacher Anna Leonowens arrives in Siam (modern day Thailand) to take up her post instructing the royal household of children from the King’s several wives. Despite her sharp wit and strong will, nothing has prepared Anna for the lessons this rich and complicated new land has to teach her—or for the powerful connection she will forge with its imperious but conflicted King.

–>> Watch Augut 21 on PBS Great Performances (check local availability)