The King and I reigns supreme in Helpmann Award nominations (14 July 2014)

Seanna Cronin The Daily Mercury 14 July 2014 OPERA Australia’s The King and I leads this year’s Helpmann Awards nominations, announced tonight. The lavish production, produced by this year’s JC Williamson Award recipient John Frost, has earned 10 nods including Best Musical and Best Female and Male Actor for stars Lisa McCune and Marty Rhone...
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Stage Whispers Review: The King and I with Lou Diamond Phillips (13 July 2014)

Coral Drouyan Stage Whispers 13 July 2014 Music by Richard Rodgers. Book and Lyrics by Oscar Hammerstein 11. Directed by Christopher Renshaw. From 12th June, Princess Theatre, Melbourne. “Some shows date quickly, and revivals serve to point out their shortcomings. Others simply grow better with age, their magic beguiling generation after generation. The King and...
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Lou Diamond Phillips set to star in The King And I after US import Jason Scott Lee suffers leg injury (2 July 2014)

The Daily Telegraph 2 July 2014 ACTOR Lou Diamond Phillips has been cast as the lead in John Frost’s Melbourne production The King And I after US import Jason Scott Lee was forced to pull out after sustaining a leg injury. The surprise casting decision was announced yesterday and the La Bamba star will fly...
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Lou Diamond Phillips to replace Jason Scott Lee in The King and I, Melbourne (1 July 2014)

Erin James AussieTheatre.com 1 July 2014 Opera Australia’s Artistic Director Lyndon Terracini and John Frost from GFO have announced that international star Jason Scott Lee has withdrawn from the Melbourne season of The King and I after tearing a calf muscle during a performance. Lee, who had performed the role of the King of Siam...
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My Rendezvous with the King (1 July 2014)

Jen Weekend Notes 1 July 2014 Fighting traffic, chasing parking, then hopping on the train, I finally arrive at my destination, The Princess Theatre on Spring Street, in the city. I have organised to meet our very own Australian King, Chris Fung, who is playing the lead role in The King and I. Taking over...
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Celebrity Lane Interview: Adrian Li Donni

Celebrity Lane June 2014 Musical theatre star Adrian Li Donni still going strong, stars as Lun Tha in The King and I THE career of musical theatre star Adrian Li Donni is going from strength to strength, with the performer currently starring in Rodgers and Hammerstein’s The King and I. The 28-year-old singer, dancer and...
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