Dean John-Wilson and Na-Young Jeon join the cast of Bartlett Sher’s production of Rodgers and Hammerstein’s The King and I at the London Palladium as a final three week extension is announced.
Producers have announced that Dean John-Wilson (Aladdin – West End) and Na-Young Jeon (Fantine – Les Miserables West End, Gigi – Miss Saigon World Tour) will join the West End cast of Bartlett Sher’s production of The King and I as the young lovers Lun Tha and Tuptim.
They are to join Broadway stars Tony-Award winner Kelli O’Hara as Miss Anna, Tony and Oscar Nominee Ken Watanabe as The King and Tony award-winning Ruthie Ann Miles as Lady Thiang.
The King and I has also announced a final three week extension until 29 September when Kelli O’Hara and Ken Watanabe must return to Broadway to fulfill other commitments.
An additional five matinees have also been added to the London Palladium season on 30 August 6, 13,20 and 27 September 2018 due to an unprecedented demand for tickets.