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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: The 1860s. In and around the King's palace, Bangkok, Siam.


Production Staff [See More]
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
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
winner 1985 Special Award [recipient]
honoring his 4,525 performances in "The King and I" Yul Brynner
ACT 1 Sung 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 2 Sung 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