Alum Brian Rivera is the King in 'The King and I'

Friday, March 02, 2018
ASIAN JOURNAL -- Headlining as the King of Siam for part of the performances is Bay Area native and Filipino-American Brian Rivera. Born and raised in Sacramento, Rivera has a drama degree from San Francisco State. Aside from being in the cast of “The King and I,” Rivera has also performed in a number of stage productions such as “The Orphan of Zhao” and “Major Barbara” with the American Conservatory Theater; “American Night” and “Hamlet” with California Shakespeare Theater. He also has appeared on television shows like “Trauma” and “Cuff Me If You Can.” Rivera will be playing the King of Siam on February 20, 24 and 25, and is also performing as the Kralahome.