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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
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
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
Swings: Alis-Elaine Anderson and Ching Gonzales
Standby: Michael Kermoyan (The King of Siam) and Margot Moser (Anna Leonowens)
Understudies: Dale Harimoto (Little Eva, Simon of Legree), 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, The Interpreter) 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
   
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