The Middlebury Community Players are almost ready to present "The King and I," the classic Rogers and Hammerstein musical based on the novel "Anna and the King of Siam." Cathy Palmer will direct the play with musical direction by Serena Eddy-Moulton. Starring Bill and Mindy Bickford in the title roles. Performances will be at the Town Hall Theater, Middlebury at 8 p.m., April 28-30 and May 5-7, with 2 p.m. matinees on April 30, May 1 and May 8. Tickets are $20/$15 and available through the Town Hall Theater Box Office by calling 802-382-9222, online at www.townhalltheater.org or in person Monday-Saturday, noon-5 p.m.