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The King and I
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The King and I

Feb 16, 2015 - Jun 26, 2016
Running time: 2:55
PLAYING @
Vivian Beaumont Theater
150 W 65th St
New York, NY 10023
PUBLIC TRANSPORTATION
By Bus: Five buses stop near the theatre. Take the M5, M7, M11, M66 or M104.
By Subway: 1 to 66th Street, walk south to 65th Street, west to theatre.
Show Description:
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FULL-PRICE TICKETS
$85.00 - $165.00
prices subject to change
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ADDITIONAL INFO

Age Guidance: 10
Show Notes
1 Intermission

ACCESSIBILITY INFO

Wheelchairs
Wheelchair access is available from the street-level entrance via a wheelchair lift located to the left of the entrance. Orchestra entrance is behind Row O which is the only row accessible to people using wheelchairs. Mezzanine is called Loge at this theater. Due to structural limitations, this location is not accessible.
Seating
There are approximately 1-2 steps down per row to all Orchestra rows below Row O, except Row P, which is 1 step up. Mezzanine is located up 2 flights of stairs, 30 steps. Entrance is behind Row E and there are approximately 1-2 steps down per row to reach all other Loge seats. Seats 1,047.
Elevator\Escalator
Elevator.
Parking
Designated accessible parking spaces are located in the Yellow Section of the Lincoln Center Parking Garage. This area is accessible from any garage entrance or directly from West 63rd Street and Amsterdam Avenue by making a reservation. Accessible parking spaces can be reserved in advance by calling CenterCharge at 212.721.6500 or TTY 212.957.1709 (10:00 am-9:00 pm); disable parking permits and/or sticker must be displayed. There is a $5 service charge for advance reservations.
Entrance
Enter past Fountain Plaza and Avery Fisher Hall. Double doors (each 39") at level entrance, followed by 14 steps to main lobby. Additional 7 steps down to box office. Alternate entrance: Concourse level (65th St.) 12 steps up to Box Office lobby and 7 additional steps up to main lobby. Wheelchair lift from Concourse level to Box Office level. Manned elevator from Concourse level to the Beaumont lobby and orchestra level. Use Concourse level lobby entrance at 65th St. between Broadway & Amsterdam
Box Office
From Plaza level and main entrance of Beaumont Theater- 21 steps. From Concourse- Three doors (each 43") followed by 12 steps. Wheelchair access to the Box Office is available from the street-level entrance on 65th Street. Enter through the glass doors in front of the large curved mural & use the wheelchair lift on the left. The doorbell next to the lift will call a security guard to assist you. The Beaumont lobby and orchestra level is accessible via ramp located to the right of the box office.
Restroom
Womens: Theater level. Door 33.75". Stall door 34.5". Commode 15.25" Mens: Theater level. Door 48". Commode 19" Urinal 15.5".
Water Fountain
Theater level. Near Womens and Mens restrooms. Cups not available.
Assisted Listening System
The Beaumont is now equipped with an Induction Hearing Loop for state-of-the-art assistive listening. If your hearing aid does not have a T-coil, headphones are also available from the concessions bar in the lobby. Driver's license or ID with printed address required.
Visual Assistance
Low vision seating is regularly available by calling Telecharge Access Services at (212) 239-6222 or by visiting the Box Office. Call (212) 282-2923.D-Scriptive and I-Caption also available.

VIDEOS

REVIEWS

You can’t overstate how stunningly beautiful, how achingly well sung this new revival of “The King and I” is. A lifesize ship gracefully moves over the orchestra, and a Siamese palace comes to life, lined with red and gold silk. Meanwhile, a 29-piece orchestra helps lift standards like “Hello, Young Lovers” and “Shall We Dance?” to glorious heights.

-------New York Daily News
5 STARS!!
Lincoln Center Theater's The King and I arrives this spring much like the ship Chow Phya heaves into view of Bangkok on the Vivian Beaumont stage: a majestic vessel of excellent construction, expertly piloted and bringing with it many wonderful things—starting with Kelli O'Hara. What's more, in a year of bland nostalgic revivals, this grand and glorious production gives you hope in the nonprofit stewardship of our theatrical heritage. Artistic revolutions and usurpations have shaken Broadway over the decades, but Rodgers and Hammerstein's timeless lessons about empathy and equality bear repeating.

-------TimeOut NY
Besides, what makes “The King and I” a five-handkerchief masterpiece isn’t its quaint portrait of mores at odds, but its portrayal of the varied forms and content of love, an abiding theme of Rodgers and Hammerstein. This score, given the full velvet touch by a sublime orchestra, contains some of their lushest ballads.They acquire freshening nuance and anchoring conviction here. That Ms. O’Hara, one of our greatest reinterpreters of musical standards, does so is not surprising. (You’ll feel you’re hearing “Hello, Young Lovers” for the first time.) But also give full marks to the first-rate Ruthie Ann Miles (the original Imelda Marcos in “Here Lies Love”) who, as the King’s chief wife, turns “Something Wonderful” into an exquisite expression of romantic realism that could be the show’s anthem.

------New York Times

ARTICLES

Same Role, Same Actor... New Performance

Jun 06, 2016

Ruthie Ann Miles changes it up in 'The King and I'

How TDF Member Joanne Zammit Became a Stage Door Jane

Jun 24, 2015

When she met John Raitt, she nearly collapsed

Dressing the Kids in The King and I

Apr 22, 2015

Notes from the costume designer and wardrobe supervisor