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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 BrynnerThe King of Siam
Mary Beth PeilAnna Leonowens
Araby AbayaPrince Chulalongkorn
Alis-Elaine AndersonEnsemble
Gary Bain DomasinEnsemble
Max BarabasEnsemble
Marla F. BinghamEnsemble
Kathy Lee BrynnerLead Royal Dancer
Eliza
"Small House of Uncle Thomas" Ballet
Michael BulosEnsemble
Joyce CampanaEnsemble
Cornel ChanEnsemble
Amy ChinEnsemble
Young-Hee ChoEnsemble
Lisa ChuiEnsemble
Mariann CookEnsemble
Edward CrottySir Edward Ramsey
Mark DamrongsriEnsemble
Kaipo DanielsEnsemble
Jeffrey Bryan DavisLouis Leonowens
Carolyn DeLanyEnsemble
Evelina DeocaresLittle Eva
"Small House of Uncle Thomas" Ballet
Ensemble
Burt EdwardsCaptain Orton
Jonathan FarwellThe Kralahome
Kate GwonEnsemble
Deborah HaradaTopsy
"Small House of Uncle Thomas" Ballet
Ensemble
Stanley Earl HarrisonEnsemble
Thomas HeathEnsemble
Janet JordanEnsemble
Irma-Estel LaGuerreLady Thiang
Valerie Lau-KeeEnsemble
Jae Woo LeeThe Interpreter
Tracie Mon-Ting LeeEnsemble
Andre LengyelEnsemble
Yvette Laura MartinPrincess Yaowlak
Suzen MurakoshiEnsemble
Michelle NigalanEnsemble
Sal ProvenzaLun Tha
Hope SogawaUncle Thomas
"Small House of Uncle Thomas" Ballet
Ensemble
Ron StefanEnsemble
Steven TomEnsemble
Luke TrainerEnsemble
Patricia WeberFan Dancer
Angel
"Small House of Uncle Thomas" Ballet
Patricia WelchTuptim
Rebecca WestSimon of Legree
"Small House of Uncle Thomas" Ballet
Annie WooEnsemble
Sylvia YamadaEnsemble
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] 
  Yul Brynner honoring his 4,525 performances in "The King and I"
ACT 1 Sung By
I Whistle a Happy TuneAnna Leonowens and Louis Leonowens
My Lord and MasterTuptim
Hello, Young LoversAnna Leonowens
March of the Siamese ChildrenRoyal Children
A PuzzlementThe King of Siam
The Royal Bangkok AcademyAnna Leonowens and Pupils
Getting to Know YouAnna Leonowens, Royal Wives and Royal Children
We Kiss in a ShadowLun Tha and Tuptim
Shall I Tell You What I Think of You?Anna Leonowens
Something WonderfulLady Thiang
ACT 2 Sung By
Western People FunnyLady Thiang and Royal Wives
I Have DreamedLun Tha and Tuptim
The Small House of Uncle ThomasTuptim and Ensemble
Shall We DanceAnna Leonowens and The King of Siam