Actress plays her first ‘King’ size role

Classic musical opens today in Thousand Oaks

GETTING TO KNOW YOU—Above, the Buddha watches over Anna Leonowens (Angela Baumgardner), left, and the King of Siam (Pedro Ka’awaloa). Right, Baumgardner is on her first national tour and in her first production in a leading role.The much-anticipated national tour of Rodgers and Hammerstein’s “The King and I” arrives at the Kavli Theatre in Thousand Oaks on Thurs., Dec. 27 for a brief weekend run. The production is based on Lincoln Center’s acclaimed 2015 staging, which won four Tony Awards, incl...

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