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'The King, I' opens Friday

October 7, 2010

Gina McWhirter, center, is English governess Anna.

The Green Room Community Theatre's production of Rodgers and Hammerstein's "The King and I" opens Friday at 8 p.m. at the Old Post Office Playhouse in Newton. The cast, including Gina McWhirter, as English governess Anna, rehearses nightly for the opening performance. The musical chronicles the relationships between Anna, the King of Siam and the king's extended family as they struggle to balance eastern and western cultures.
This is the first production in the newly renovated Old Post Office Playhouse, located in downtown Newton. Performances of the play continue Oct. 9, 15, 16 and 22 at 8 p.m., Oct. 10, 17 and 24 at 3 p.m. and Oct. 21 and 24 at 7 p.m.
Tickets are $14 for adults, $12 for seniors and students, and $8 for children 12 and younger. For more information about "The King and I" or to purchase tickets, call (828) 464-6128.

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