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"The King and I"

The first show I saw on this trip was the Lincoln Center revival of Rodgers and Hammerstein’s “The King and I”. I know the film version very well and really like a lot of the score, but this is the first time I’ve ever seen a stage production of the show. 557 more words

New York

Mike Crisostomo : Rocky Mountain High opens on April 28 at Post Cubao X

Rocky Mountain High was penned by John Denver as a homage to the snowy mountains of Colorado which he had been very fond of. Typically folksy in a jangly strumming, it’s also an ode to a solitary activity of climbing up a mountain and being overwhelmed by the spectacle of a panoramic view of nature, or scaling the heights of the sublime as we tend to associate representations of nature, of vast landscapes, and trekking up heights to take in all this magnificence as the sublime, taking after romanticists in their eternal quest for the total ideal beauty in the boundless magnificence of nature, and to create as spurred from this awe. 509 more words


Broadway review: Kelli O'Hara and Ken Watanabe in 'The King and I'

Anna Leonowens, the heroine of Rodgers and Hammerstein’s classic musical The King and I is technically British. But in director Bartlett Sher’s magnificent new revival at… 536 more words

The Reviews for The King and I Are In...

The reviews for The King and I are in, and the critics universally admire this astonishing revival.  Playing at the Vivian Beaumont Theater at the Lincoln Center, this sometimes touchy standard is here crafted by the deft, thoughtful hands of director Bartlett Sher. 428 more words

On Broadway

Broadway Review: 'The King and I'

In its heart of hearts, the extraordinarily deep and often underutilized thrust stage of Lincoln Center’s Vivian Beaumont Theater has probably always yearned to host an opera. 616 more words


Ken Watanabe Is A Puzzlement In Stunning 'King And I' Revival; Peter Sarsgaard's 'Hamlet' - Review

We don’t have an American troupe comparable to the U.K.’s National Theatre and Royal Shakespeare Company to officially carry the dual burden of fostering new work while reinvestigating the classic repertory. 1,005 more words

Breaking News

Matthew Vaughn to Direct Flash Gordon Reboot

Sure, I don’t own any of the IP rights.  Sure, it was bound to happen anyway.  But, darnett they stole my idea!  And they have a darn good director ready to helm it.   202 more words

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