Falling in love again with ‘The King and I’

Marijke Stiffler plays Anna and Joshua Shakeshaft is the king in the Housatonic Musical Theatre Society Production of “The King and I” from March 15 to 17. Photo submitted

FALLS VILLAGE — Young generations might be more familiar with music and plots from popular cartoon movies but it’s hard to imagine that they haven’t also grown up knowing (and perhaps loving) the classic songs and story of “The King and I,” one of the most enduring and beloved works by composer Richard Rodgers and dramatist Oscar Hammerstein II.

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