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The King and I   

 
Broadway Theatre , (1/07/1985 - 6/30/1985)
First Preview:Dec 26, 1984 Total Previews:16
Opening Date:Jan 07, 1985   
Closing Date:Jun 30, 1985 Total Performances:191

Category: Musical, Comedy, Drama, Revival, Broadway
Setting: On the docks and in and around the Royal Palace in Bangkok. The 1860s.


Production Staff [Collapse]
Theatre Owned / Operated by The Shubert Organization (Gerald Schoenfeld: Chairman; Bernard B. Jacobs: President)
Produced by The Mitch Leigh Company; Associate Producer: Manny Kladitis
Music by Richard Rodgers; Book by Oscar Hammerstein II; Lyrics by Oscar Hammerstein II; Musical Director: Richard Parrinello; Based on the novel "Anna and the King of Siam" by Margaret Landon
Directed by Mitch Leigh; Original choreography by Jerome Robbins; Choreography reproduced by Rebecca West
Scenic Design by Peter Wolf; Costume Design by Stanley Simmons; Based on original designs by Irene Sharaff; Lighting Design by Ruth Roberts; Sound Design by Scott Marcellus
Executive Producer: Milton Herson; General Manager: Manny Kladitis; Company Manager: Abbie M. Strassler
Production Supervisor: Conwell Worthington II; Production Stage Manager: Kenneth L. Peck; Stage Manager: John M. Galo and Charles Reif
Musical Coordinator: Martin Grupp; Associate Conductor: Al Cavaliere
Assistant to Mr. Leigh: Shelley Nadell
Casting: Mark Reiner; General Press Representative: Solters / Roskin / Friedman, Inc.; Advertising: Showbizads; Press Representative: Joshua Ellis
Cast
Yul Brynner The King of Siam
Mary Beth Peil Anna Leonowens
Araby Abaya Prince Chulalongkorn
Alis-Elaine Anderson Ensemble
Gary Bain Domasin Ensemble
Max Barabas Ensemble
Marla F. Bingham Ensemble
Kathy Lee Brynner Lead Royal Dancer
Eliza
"Small House of Uncle Thomas" Ballet
Michael Bulos Ensemble
Joyce Campana Ensemble
Cornel Chan Ensemble
Amy Chin Ensemble
Young-Hee Cho Ensemble
Lisa Chui Ensemble
Mariann Cook Ensemble
Edward Crotty Sir Edward Ramsey
Mark Damrongsri Ensemble
Kaipo Daniels Ensemble
Jeffrey Bryan Davis Louis Leonowens
Carolyn DeLany Ensemble
Evelina Deocares Little Eva
"Small House of Uncle Thomas" Ballet
Ensemble
Burt Edwards Captain Orton
Jonathan Farwell The Kralahome
Kate Gwon Ensemble
Deborah Harada Topsy
"Small House of Uncle Thomas" Ballet
Ensemble
Stanley Earl Harrison Ensemble
Thomas Heath Ensemble
Janet Jordan Ensemble
Irma-Estel LaGuerre Lady Thiang
Valerie Lau-Kee Ensemble
Jae Woo Lee The Interpreter
Tracie Mon-Ting Lee Ensemble
Andre Lengyel Ensemble
Yvette Laura Martin Princess Yaowlak
Suzen Murakoshi Ensemble
Michelle Nigalan Ensemble
Sal Provenza Lun Tha
Hope Sogawa Uncle Thomas
"Small House of Uncle Thomas" Ballet
Ensemble
Ron Stefan Ensemble
Steven Tom Ensemble
Luke Trainer Ensemble
Patricia Weber Fan Dancer
Angel
"Small House of Uncle Thomas" Ballet
Patricia Welch Tuptim
Rebecca West Simon of Legree
"Small House of Uncle Thomas" Ballet
Annie Woo Ensemble
Sylvia Yamada Ensemble
Swings: Thom Cordeiro Kam and Sandy Sueko
Standby: Jonathan Farwell (The King of Siam)
Understudies: Maria F. Bingham (Uncle Thomas), Michael Bulos (Prince Chulalongkorn), Joyce Campana (Lady Thiang), Young-Hee Cho (Little Eva), Mariann Cook (Anna Leonowens), Edward Crotty (Captain Orton), Kaipo Daniels (The Interpreter), Carolyn DeLany (Tuptim), Evelina Deocares (Lead Royal Dancer), Burt Edwards (Sir Edward Ramsey), Deborah Harada (Angel, Fan Dancer), Thomas Heath (Lun Tha), Thom Cordeiro Kam (Simon of Legree), Jae Woo Lee (The Kralahome), Tracie Mon-Ting Lee (Princess Yaowlak), Sandy Sueko (Topsy), Luke Trainer (Louis Leonowens) and Sylvia Yamada (Eliza)
Tony Award®
 1985 Best Featured Actress in a Musical [nominee]
Mary Beth Peil
 1985 Best Direction of a Musical [nominee]
Mitch Leigh
nominee 1985 Special Award [recipient]
Yul Brynner
ACT 1Sung By
I Whistle a Happy Tune Anna Leonowens and Louis Leonowens
My Lord and Master Tuptim
Hello, Young Lovers Anna Leonowens
March of the Siamese Children Royal Children
A Puzzlement The King of Siam
The Royal Bangkok Academy Anna Leonowens and Pupils
Getting to Know You Anna Leonowens, Royal Wives and Royal Children
We Kiss in a Shadow Lun Tha and Tuptim
Shall I Tell You What I Think of You? Anna Leonowens
Something Wonderful Lady Thiang
ACT 2Sung By
Western People Funny Lady Thiang and Royal Wives
I Have Dreamed Lun Tha and Tuptim
The Small House of Uncle Thomas Tuptim and Ensemble
Shall We Dance Anna Leonowens and The King of Siam