The King and I

Musical - Revival

Broadway Theatre

Data not verified
  • First Preview: December 26, 1984
  • Opening Date: January 7, 1985
  • Closing Date: June 30, 1985
  • Previews: 16
  • Performances: 191

Music: Richard Rodgers

Lyrics: Oscar Hammerstein II

Book: Oscar Hammerstein II

Synopsis

Welsh schoolteacher Anna Leonowens travels from England to Siam to serve as governess to the king's many children. Their clash of wills and the lessons they learn from each other are examined in this Rodgers and Hammerstein musical, based on Leonowens's account of her experiences.

 

Opening Night Cast

Yul Brynner in The King and I Yul Brynner The King of Siam
Mary Beth  Peil in The King and I Mary Beth Peil Anna Leonowens
Araby Abaya Prince Chulalongkorn
Kathy Lee Brynner Eliza
Lead Royal Dancer
Edward Crotty Sir Edward Ramsey
Jeffrey Bryan Davis Louis Leonowens
Evelina Deocares Little Eva
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Opening Night Production Credits

Oscar Hammerstein II Oscar Hammerstein II Book
Richard Rodgers Richard Rodgers Music
Oscar Hammerstein II Oscar Hammerstein II Lyrics
  Mitch Leigh Director
  Rebecca West Choreography reproduced
Jerome Robbins Jerome Robbins Original choreography
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Shows That Opened That Season: 1984 - 1985

 
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Awards


Outer Critics Circle

Year Category Name Winner/Nominee
1996 Outstanding Lighting Design   Winner

Tony Award

Year Category Name Winner/Nominee
1985 Direction of a Musical Mitch Leigh Nominee
1985 Featured Actress in a Musical Mary Beth Peil Nominee
1985 Special Award Yul Brynner Winner

Grosses

Week Ending Week # This Week Gross
Potential Gross
Diff $ Avg Ticket
Top Ticket
Seats Sold
Seats in Theatre
Perfs
(Prev)
% Cap
This Week
Diff %
Cap
Jun. 30, 1985 4 $605,546
-
$287,372 $43.78
-
13833
1765
8
0
97.97% 7.04%
Jun. 23, 1985 3 $318,174
-
$140,278 $39.65
-
8025
1765
5
0
90.93% 25.15%
Jun. 16, 1985 2 $177,896
-
-$229,273 $38.31
-
4644
1765
4
0
65.78% -4.82%
Jun. 9, 1985 1 $407,169
-
- $40.84
-
9969
1765
8
0
70.60% -
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Totals

Last 4 Weeks
  $1,508,785
-
  $40.64 36471
44125
25
0
82.65 %  
Cumulative
  $1,508,785
-
  $40.64
$0.00
36471
44125
25
0
82.65 %  
 
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