BWW TV: Hoon Lee Takes the Throne in Broadway's THE KING AND I; Watch Highlights!
On Tuesday, September 29, immediately upon completion of filming his starring role on the fourth season of the Cinemax series "Banshee," Hoon Lee joined Tony winner Kelli O'Hara and the company, assuming the role of The King, which was originated for this production by Tony Award nominee Ken Watanabe. Lee replaced Jose Llana. Below, BroadwayWorld brings you highlights of Lee in the role below!
THE KING AND I also features Tony winner Ruthie Ann Miles (as Lady Thiang), Ashley Park (as Tuptim), Conrad Ricamora (as Lun Tha), Edward Baker-Duly (as Sir Edward Ramsey), Jon Viktor Corpuz (as Prince Chulalongkorn),Murphy Guyer (as Captain Orton), Jake Lucas (as Louis), Paul Nakauchi (as Kralahome), and Marc Oka (as Phra Alack), and Aaron J. Albano, Adriana Braganza,Amaya Braganza, Billy Bustamante, LaMae Caparas, Hsin-Ping Chang, Andrew Cheng,Lynn Masako Cheng, Olivia Chun, Ali Ewoldt, Ethan Halford Holder, Cole Horibe, MaryAnn Hu, James Ignacio, Misa Iwama, Christie Kim, Kelvin Moon Loh, Sumie Maeda, Paul HeeSang Miller, Betsy Morgan, Rommel Pierre O'Choa, Kristen Faith Oei, Autumn Ogawa, Yuki Ozeki, Stephanie Jae Park,Diane Phelan,Sam Poon, William Poon, Brian Rivera, Bennyroyce Royon, Lainie Sakakura, Ann Sanders, Ian Saraceni, Atsuhisa Shinomiya, Michiko Takemasa, Kei Tsuruharatani, Christopher Vo,Rocco Wu, Xiaochuan Xie, and Timothy Yang.
HOON LEE appeared on Broadway in Pacific Overtures (Roundabout Theatre Company), Flower Drum Song, and Urinetown. His off-Broadway credits include the Public Theater productions of Yellow Face (Theatre World Award, Drama League Award nomination) and Love's Labor's Lost; The School for Lies (Classic Stage Company); and Hamlet (Shakespeare in the Park). Currently a star of the Cinemax TV series "Banshee", his other TV credits include the voice for Master Splinter on the Nickelodeon series "Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles" and guest star roles on "Bosch" "The Blacklist" "Archer" "NYC-22" "Blue Bloods" "White Collar" "Royal Pains" "Law & Order" and "Sex and the City". He has been seen in the films Premium Rush, Exposed, The Oranges, We Own The Night, and Saving Face.