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Fil-Am Jon Viktor Corpuz is Royalty on Broadway, dazzles in 'The King and I'

Fil-Am Jon Viktor Corpuz dazzles as Chulalongkorn in 'The King and I' Broadway revival
By Walter Ang
June 27, 2015
Philippine Daily Inquirer

The New York Times praised Jon Viktor Corpuz as "excellent" in his role in "The King and I" on Broadway, the 2015 Tony Award winner for Best Revival-Musical.

Corpuz plays Prince Chulalongkorn in this Richard Rodgers (music) and Oscar Hammerstein II (libretto) musical about the King of Siam (Ken Watanabe, 2015 Tony Award nominee Best Actor-Musical) and British teacher Anna Leonowens (Kelli O'Hara, 2015 Tony Award winner for Best Actress-Musical).

Corpuz "makes a strong impression" (Huffington Post), playing the role "with the aloofness that befits his father's son but also with a questioning intelligence that makes him his own man" (The Hollywood Reporter).

The musical's other 2015 Tony Award wins (in the Musical categories) include: Ruthie Ann Miles, Best Featured Actress (as Lady Thiang)…