‘King and I’ a hit for HMTS

Marijke Stiffler, as Anna in “The King and I,” chatted with her son, Louis, played by Harry Sanders. Below, Joshua Shakeshaft held forth in his role as the king of Siam. Photo by Tom Brown

FALLS VILLAGE — The Housatonic Musical Theatre Society’s presentation of “The King and I” was a smash hit, with packed houses on all three nights (March 15 to 17) and a sold-out performance on Thursday, March 15.

The show was one of the three most popular in the high school theater troupe’s history (after “Chicago” and “South Pacific”).

The director was Michael Berkeley; Theatre Society founder Lori Belter was the production stage manager and assistant director. 

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