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The King and I   

 
Uris Theatre , (5/02/1977 - 12/30/1978)
First Preview:Apr 12, 1977 Total Previews:24
Opening Date:May 02, 1977   
Closing Date:Dec 30, 1978 Total Performances:695

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


Production Staff [See More]
Theatre Owned / Operated by Joseph Nederlander, James Nederlander, Jr. and Gerald Oestreicher
Produced by Lee Guber and Shelly Gross; Associate Producer: Fred Walker
Music by Richard Rodgers; Lyrics by Oscar Hammerstein II; Book by Oscar Hammerstein II; Based on the novel "Anna and the King of Siam" by Margaret Landon; Musical Director: John Lesko
Entire Production Directed by Yuriko; Original choreography by Jerome Robbins
Scenic Design by Peter Wolf; Costume Design by Stanley Simmons; Lighting Design by Thomas Skelton; Based on the original costumes designed by Irene Sharaff; Sound System Designed by Richard Fitzgerald; Hair Design by Werner Sherer
General Manager: Theatre Now, Inc.; Company Manager: Robb Lady
Production Stage Manager: Ed Preston; Stage Manager: Conwell Worthington II and Thomas J. Rees; Technical Supervisor: Mitch Miller
Musical Supervisor: Milton Rosenstock
General Press Representative: Solters & Roskin, Inc.; Dance Captain: Susan Kikuchi; Advertising: The Blaine Thompson Company, Matthew Serino and Stuart Roeder; Casting: T.N.I. Casting
Cast
Yul Brynner The King of Siam
Michael Kermoyan The Kralahome
Constance Towers Anna Leonowens
Alan Amick Louis Leonowens
Alis-Elaine Anderson Swing Dancer
June Angela Tuptim
Narrator
"Small House of Uncle Thomas" Ballet
Su Applegate Ensemble
Jessica Chao Ensemble
Uncle Thomas
"Small House of Uncle Thomas" Ballet
Hye-Young Choi Lady Thiang
Kaipo Daniels Ensemble
Propman
"Small House of Uncle Thomas" Ballet
Simeon Den Ensemble
Royal Dancer
"Small House of Uncle Thomas" Ballet
Lei-Lynne Doo Ensemble
Topsy
"Small House of Uncle Thomas" Ballet
Ching Gonzales Swing Dancer
Dale Harimoto Ensemble
Little Eva
"Small House of Uncle Thomas" Ballet
Ivan Ho Ensemble
Barrett Hong Ensemble
Royal Dancer
"Small House of Uncle Thomas" Ballet
Clark Huang Ensemble
Pamela Kalt Ensemble
Susan Kikuchi Ensemble
Eliza
"Small House of Uncle Thomas" Ballet
John Michael King Sir Edward Ramsey
Annie Lam Ensemble
Connie Lam Ensemble
Jennifer Lam Ensemble
Jae Woo Lee The Interpreter
Ensemble
Propman
"Small House of Uncle Thomas" Ballet
Faye Fujisaki Mar Ensemble
Royal Dancer
"Small House of Uncle Thomas" Ballet
Sumiko Murashima Ensemble
Ric Ornellas Ensemble
Royal Dancer
"Small House of Uncle Thomas" Ballet
Gene Profanato Prince Chulalongkorn
Thomas J. Rees Propman
"Small House of Uncle Thomas" Ballet
Libby Rhodes Ensemble
Royal Dancer
"Small House of Uncle Thomas" Ballet
Cecile Santos Ensemble
Royal Dancer
"Small House of Uncle Thomas" Ballet
Paul Siu Ensemble
Sydney Smith Ensemble
Royal Dancer
"Small House of Uncle Thomas" Ballet
Hope Sogawa Ensemble
Royal Dancer
"Small House of Uncle Thomas" Ballet
Larry Swansen Captain Orton
Chandra Tanna Ensemble
Royal Dancer
"Small House of Uncle Thomas" Ballet
Marianne Tatum Ensemble
Mary Ann Teng Ensemble
Patricia K. Thomas Ensemble
Royal Dancer
"Small House of Uncle Thomas" Ballet
Robert Vega Ensemble
Propman
"Small House of Uncle Thomas" Ballet
Martin Vidnovic Lun Tha
Tim Waldrip Ensemble
Kevan Weber Ensemble
Kym Weber Ensemble
Patricia Weber Angel
"Small House of Uncle Thomas" Ballet
Rebecca West Ensemble
King Simon
"Small House of Uncle Thomas" Ballet
Julie Woo Princess Yaowlak
Ensemble
Mary Woo Ensemble
Standbys: Michael Kermoyan (The King of Siam) and Margot Moser (Anna Leonowens)
Understudies: Dale Harimoto (Little Eva), Ivan Ho (Prince Chulalongkorn), Pamela Kalt (Tuptim), Jae Woo Lee (The Kralahome), Faye Fujisaki Mar (Angel), Sumiko Murashima (Lady Thiang), Libby Rhodes (Topsy), Hope Sogawa (Uncle Thomas), Marianne Tatum (Anna Leonowens), Patricia K. Thomas (King Simon), Robert Vega (Lun Tha) and Tim Waldrip (Louis Leonowens)
Drama Desk Award
 1978 Outstanding Actress in a Musical [nominee]
Angela Lansbury
 1977 Outstanding Musical [nominee]
Produced by Lee Guber and Shelly Gross
 1977 Outstanding Actor in a Musical [nominee]
Yul Brynner
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
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