MusicalComedy DramaRevivalBroadway
Opening Date
Jan 07, 1985
Closing Date
Jun 30, 1985
1st Preview
Dec 26, 1984
1st Preview
Dec 26, 1984
Previews
16
Performances
191
MusicalComedy DramaRevivalBroadway

ABOUT THIS PRODUCTION

Theatres
Broadway Theatre
(Jan 07, 1985 - Jun 30, 1985)

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

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: SHOBIZADS; Marketing: SHOBIZADS; Press Representative: Joshua Ellis
The King of Siam
Anna Leonowens
Prince Chulalongkorn
Ensemble
Ensemble
Lead Royal Dancer
 
Eliza
"Small House of Uncle Thomas" Ballet
Ensemble
Ensemble
Ensemble
Ensemble
Ensemble
Ensemble
Ensemble
Ensemble
Sir Edward Ramsey
Ensemble
Ensemble
Louis Leonowens
Ensemble
Little Eva
"Small House of Uncle Thomas" Ballet
 
Ensemble
Captain Orton
The Kralahome
Ensemble
Topsy
"Small House of Uncle Thomas" Ballet
 
Ensemble
Ensemble
Ensemble
Lady Thiang
Ensemble
Ensemble
The Interpreter
Ensemble
Princess Yaowlak
Ensemble
Ensemble
Lun Tha
Uncle Thomas
"Small House of Uncle Thomas" Ballet
 
Ensemble
Ensemble
Ensemble
Ensemble
Fan Dancer
 
Angel
"Small House of Uncle Thomas" Ballet
Ensemble
Simon of Legree
"Small House of Uncle Thomas" Ballet
Ensemble
Ensemble
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 Sueoka (Topsy), Luke Trainer (Louis Leonowens) and Sylvia Yamada (Eliza)
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
Anna Leonowens, The King of Siam, Royal Wives and Royal Children
A Puzzlement
The King of Siam
The Royal Bangkok Academy
Anna Leonowens and Royal Children
Getting to Know You
Anna Leonowens, Fan Dancer, Royal Wives and Royal Children
We Kiss in a Shadow
Tuptim and Lun Tha
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
Tuptim and Lun Tha
Hello, Young Lovers (Reprise)
Anna Leonowens
The Small House of Uncle Thomas
Tuptim, Eliza, Uncle Thomas, Topsy, Little Eva, Simon of Legree, Angel, Royal Dancers, Royal Singers and Propmen
Song of The King
The King of Siam and Anna Leonowens
Shall We Dance
Anna Leonowens and The King of Siam

Tony Award®

 

Best Featured Actress in a Musical

1985 Nominee
Mary Beth Peil
 

Best Direction of a Musical

1985 Nominee
Directed by Mitch Leigh

Special Award

1985 Recipient
honoring his 4,525 performances in "The King and I" Yul Brynner(honoring his 4,525 performances in "The King and I")
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