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West End’s The King and I to be screened in cinemas

Ken Watanabe and Kelli O'Hara in The King and I. Photo: Matthew Murphy
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West End musical The King and I will be shown in cinemas later this year, it has been announced.

The Rodgers and Hammerstein show concludes its run at the London Palladium in September, however a filmed version of the production will be screened in cinemas worldwide on November 29.

The show, directed by Bartlett Sher, originated on Broadway in 2015, produced by the Lincoln Center, and transferred to London this summer. It stars Kelli O’Hara and Ken Watanabe.

It is produced in the West End by Howard Panter for Trafalgar Theatre Prodictions, GWB Entertainment, BookMyShow, Tokyu Theatre Orb, Tulchin/Bartner and David Lazar, in association with Kham Inc.

Panter’s Trafalgar Releasing will distribute the cinema screening.

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