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THE KING AND I Times Two! Jose Llana Poses With Kelli O'Hara & Donna Murphy Backstage

THE KING AND I with two Annas and one King!

Lincoln Center Theater's acclaimed new revival of Rodgers & Hammerstein's cherished classic musical The King and I starring Kelli O'Hara welcomed a brand new King last month with Broadway regular and recent HERE LIVES LOVE star Jose Llana taking on the other title role and this week the actor posed for photos which are now available to view backstage with his Tony-winning co-star and another famous Tony-winning Anna, Donna Murphy..

Llana posted the pic to Twitter, sharing, "Special night kingandibway with my two Annas! kelliohara dmurphyofficial @lctheater #LuckyKing".

Subsequently, Murphy commented, "How grateful I am 2 hav seen @thejosellana & @kelliohara transport us to a new @KingandIBway 2night!Bravo! Brava!"

O'Hara commented, as well, writing, "Fun night last night @KingandIBway with 2 Annas and The King! @thejosellana @DMurphyOfficial".

Follow Jose Llana on Twitter here, Donna Murphy here and Kelli O'Hara here.

Of note, Llana stepped into the role of the King on July 14.

The official description of RODGERS & HAMMERSTEIN'S THE KING AND I is as follows: "Tony Award® winner Kelli O'Hara (THE LIGHT IN THE PIAZZA, SOUTH PACIFIC) stars in a magnificent new Broadway production of Rodgers and Hammerstein's beloved The King and I.Tony winner Bartlett Sher (SOUTH PACIFIC) directs this classic tale of a British schoolteacher's unexpected relationship with the imperious King of Siam. Featuring a cast of more than 50, choreography based on the original by Jerome Robbins, and a score of treasured songs including "Getting to Know You," "I Whistle a Happy Tune" and "Shall We Dance?" in their glorious, original orchestrations, Lincoln Center Theater's new staging of The King and I invites you to get to know this inspiring and enchanting musical classic."

Jose Llana currently appears on Broadway as the King in THE KING AND I, having participated in numerous notable mainstage productions including RENT, WONDERLAND, FLOWER DRUM SONG and more in addition to HERE LIES LOVE, SATURN RETURNS, THE BALLAD OF LITTLE JO, FALLING FOR EVE and more Off-Broadway and beyond.

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