Articles on ‘The King And I’

Australian Musicals Update 2014 – 2015 and beyond

Australian Musicals Update 2014 – 2015 and beyond

Looking for the latest Musicals Update? Check out our Major Musicals: 2015 and beyond update here Music Theatre is thriving in Australia at the moment. From the major commercial productions to independent and boutique seasons, it’s an exciting time to be involved in the music theatre industry. We take a look at what is in… Read more.


The King and I opens in Sydney

Lisa McCune and Teddy Tahu Rhodes in Opera Australia's The King and I, Brisbane. Image by Oliver Toth

Where to begin with Opera Australia’s The King and I? After stints in Brisbane and Melbourne it has landed in Sydney, all glorious sets and crushing disappointment. The thought that comes swiftly to mind is that The King and I is a show that has been utterly failed by its creative team. Starting with Christopher Renshaw, director. A… Read more.


Win a double pass to The King and I, Sydney

Lisa McCune and Teddy Tahu Rhodes in Opera Australia's The King and I. Image by Oliver Toth

Opera Australia and John Frost’s production of The King and I won the coveted Best Musical gong at the 2014 Helpmann Awards, and AussieTheatre are thrilled to be giving away a DOUBLE PASS to see the show when it opens at the Sydney Opera House! Starring Lisa McCune, Teddy Tahu Rhodes, Marty Rhone and Shu-Cheen… Read more.



Music Theatre is thriving in Melbourne!

Music Theatre is thriving in Melbourne!

Les Miserables opened last night with a large fanfare (and an even larger opening night party at the Forum on Flinders Street) marking a very special moment in the world of major musicals in Melbourne – four blockbuster productions are currently playing at the four major theatres in town. The recently named East End Theatre District (the… Read more.


The King and I – Melbourne cast Photo Feature

Lisa McCune and Jason Scott Lee in The King and I. Image by Belinda Strodder

The King and I opened at in Melbourne this week starring Jason Scott Lee and Lisa McCune. Belinda Strodder was at the Princess Theatre for AussieTheatre on Thursday to capture these images. The King and I is currently on sale in Melbourne until August 17. Visit thekingandimusical.com.au for tickets and details.


Jason Scott Lee on stage in The King and I

Jason Scott Lee on stage in The King and I

Opera Australia and John Frost’s lavish, multi-million dollar production of The King and I premieres in Melbourne tonight and we took some time to chat with star Jason Scott Lee about performing this incredible Rodgers and Hammerstein classic. Lee, who shot to fame following his portrayal of Bruce Lee in the film Dragon the Bruce Lee… Read more.


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