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The King and I
Opening Date: February 21, 1984    
Closing Date: December 23, 1984

Category: Musical, Comedy,Drama, Revival, National Tour
Setting: On the docks and in and around the Royal Palace in Bangkok. The 1860s.
Comments: This touring production came to Broadway, opening on January 7, 1985 at the Broadway Theatre.



Production Staff
Produced by The Mitch Leigh Company; Associate Producer: Manny Kladitis
Originally choreographed by Jerome Robbins
Book by Oscar Hammerstein II; Music by Richard Rodgers; Lyrics by Oscar Hammerstein II; Based on the novel 'Anna and the King of Siam' by Margaret Landon; Musical Director: Lawrence Brown
Produced and Directed by Mitch Leigh; Choreography Reproduced by Rebecca West
Scenic Design by John Jay Moore; Costume Design by Stanley Simmons; Costumes based on original designs by Irene Sharaff; Sound Design by Scott Marcellus; Lighting Design by Ruth Roberts
Executive Producer: Milton Herson; Company Manager: Abbie M. Strassler
Production Supervisor: Conwell Worthington II; Production Stage Manager: Kenneth L. Peck; Stage Manager: John M. Galo and Charles Reif
Casting: Mark Reiner; Press Representative: John A. Prescott; Marketing: SHOBIZADS; Advertising: SHOBIZADS
Cast
Yul Brynner
The King of Siam
Mary Beth Peil
Anna Leonowens
Irma-Estel LaGuerre
Lady Thiang
Patricia Welch
Tuptim
Christopher Wynkoop
Kralahome
Alis-Elaine Anderson
Nurse
Amazon
Gary Bain Domasin
Priest
Slave
Marla F. Bingham
Royal Dancer
"Small House of Uncle Thomas" Ballet
Royal Wife
Kathy Lee Brynner
Eliza
"Small House of Uncle Thomas" Ballet
Lead Royal Dancer
Gegg Busch
Priest
Slave
Joyce Campana
Nurse
Amazon
Cornel Chan
Priest
Slave
Mariann Cook
Nurse
Amazon
Edward Crotty
Sir Edward Ramsey
Kaipo Daniels
Priest
Slave
Jeffrey Bryan Davis
Louis Leonowens
Carolyn DeLany
Royal Dancer
"Small House of Uncle Thomas" Ballet
Royal Wife
Evelina Deocares
Little Eva
"Small House of Uncle Thomas" Ballet
Royal Dancer
"Small House of Uncle Thomas" Ballet
Royal Wife
Burt Edwards
Captain Orton
Deborah Harada
Topsy
"Small House of Uncle Thomas" Ballet
Royal Dancer
"Small House of Uncle Thomas" Ballet
Royal Wife
Stanley Earl Harrison
Priest
Slave
Thomas Heath
Lun Tha
Janet Jordan
Nurse
Amazon
Douglas Klaif
Prince Chulalongkorn
Nancy Latuja
Royal Dancer
"Small House of Uncle Thomas" Ballet
Royal Wife
Valerie Lau-Kee
Royal Dancer
"Small House of Uncle Thomas" Ballet
Royal Wife
Jae Woo Lee
The Interpreter
Andre Lengyel
Priest
Slave
Yvette Laura Martin
Princess Ying Yaowalak
Suzen Murakoshi
Royal Dancer
"Small House of Uncle Thomas" Ballet
Royal Wife
Kathy Nghiem
Royal Princess
David Seaman
Royal Prince
Hope Sogawa
Uncle Thomas
"Small House of Uncle Thomas" Ballet
Royal Dancer
"Small House of Uncle Thomas" Ballet
Royal Wife
Ron Stefan
Priest
Slave
Patricia Weber
Angel
"Small House of Uncle Thomas" Ballet
Fan Dancer
Rebecca West
Simon of Legree
"Small House of Uncle Thomas" Ballet
Sylvia Yamada
Royal Dancer
"Small House of Uncle Thomas" Ballet
Royal Wife
Swings: Thom Cordeiro Kam and Siana
Standby: Christopher Wynkoop (The King of Siam)
Understudies: Marla F. Bingham (Uncle Thomas), Gegg Busch (Lun Tha), Joyce Campana (Lady Thiang), 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), Thom Cordeiro Kam (Simon of Legree), Nancy Latuja (Little Eva), Jae Woo Lee (Kralahome), Kathy Nghiem (Princess Ying Yaowalak), David Seaman (Louis Leonowens), Siana (Topsy) 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
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Engagement Dates Theatre City and State
Dec 4, 1984 - Dec 23, 1984 Warner Theatre Washington, DC
Nov 13, 1984 - Dec 2, 1984 Arie Crown Theater Chicago, IL
Oct 23, 1984 - Nov 11, 1984 KeyBank State Theatre Cleveland, OH
Sep 18, 1984 - Sep 30, 1984 Wang Theatre at the Boch Center Boston, MA
Aug 21, 1984 - Sep 16, 1984 Sony Centre for the Performing Arts Toronto, ON
Aug 7, 1984 - Aug 19, 1984 Uihlein Hall At Marcus Center Milwaukee, WI
Jul 17, 1984 - Aug 5, 1984 Keller Auditorium Portland, OR
Jun 19, 1984 - Jul 15, 1984 Queen Elizabeth Theatre Vancouver, BC
May 15, 1984 - Jun 17, 1984 Fox Theatre - St. Louis St. Louis, MO
Apr 10, 1984 - May 13, 1984 Taft Theatre Cincinnati, OH
Mar 20, 1984 - Apr 8, 1984 Midland Theatre Kansas City, MO
Feb 21, 1984 - Mar 18, 1984 Lyric Opera House Baltimore, MD