Friday, March 3, 2017

The King and I (National Tour) - TCTB Review Roundup

The King and I national tour is currently in Minneapolis at the Orpheum Theater until March 5th. Many bloggers saw the show opening night and enjoyed the lavish production while taking note of the problematic themes and values shown in this 1950s musical.
Check out the Twin Cities Theater Blogger Round Up Below:
PhenoMNal Twin Cities says, "So if you love this musical, be assured you will appreciate this production. This performance was mostly what you would expect from this caliber of production, in terms of top-notch acting, singing, and all the rest." Read the full review:
Cherry and Spoon says the show is a "beautifully done classic musical" Read the full review:
Play off the Page writes, "It’s a 1950’s musical. It has romance, gorgeous music, elaborate set, darling costumes, and a bit of racism." Read the full review:
Compendium - Minneapolis says, "the cast is wonderful, the sets and costumes are spectacular, and it's a true glimpse into what might have been if we had only taken the time to observe other cultures rather than destroy them." Read the full review:
Talkin Broadway says, "If you sideline the questionable facets of the show that remain, you'll probably be swept away, as I was, by the magnificence of Rodgers' score, masterfully performed by a live orchestra. Throw in a superb cast, Tony Award-winning costumes by Catherine Zuber, and a dozen so really outstanding dancers, and you've got ... something wonderful." Read the full review: