The King and I

Musical - Revival

Neil Simon Theatre

  • First Preview: March 19, 1996
  • Opening Date: April 11, 1996
  • Closing Date: February 22, 1998
  • Previews: 27
  • Performances: 780

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

Donna Murphy in The King and I Donna Murphy Anna Leonowens
Lou Diamond Phillips in The King and I Lou Diamond Phillips The King of Siam
Randall Duk Kim in The King and I Randall Duk Kim The Kralahome
Taewon Kim in The King and I Taewon Kim Lady Thiang
Joohee Choi in The King and I Joohee Choi Tuptim
Jose Llana in The King and I Jose Llana Lun Tha
John Curless in The King and I John Curless Captain Orton
Guy Paul in The King and I Guy Paul Sir Edward Ramsey
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Shows That Opened That Season: 1995 - 1996

 
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Awards


Drama Desk Award

Year Category Name Winner/Nominee
1996 Outstanding Actor in a Musical Lou Diamond Phillips Nominee
1996 Outstanding Actress in a Musical Donna Murphy Nominee
1996 Outstanding Costume Design Roger Kirk Winner
1996 Outstanding Director of a Musical Christopher Renshaw Winner
1996 Outstanding Lighting Design Nigel Levings Nominee
1996 Outstanding Revival of a Musical   Winner
1996 Outstanding Set Design of a Musical Brian Thomson Winner

Drama League

Year Category Name Winner/Nominee
1996 Distinguished Production of a Revival   Nominee

Outer Critics Circle

Year Category Name Winner/Nominee
1996 Outstanding Costume Design   Winner
1996 Outstanding Debut Performance Lou Diamond Phillips Winner
1996 Outstanding Revival of a Musical   Winner
1996 Outstanding Set Design   Winner

Theatre World

Year Category Name Winner/Nominee
1996 Theatre World Award Lou Diamond Phillips Winner
1996 Theatre World Award Joohee Choi Winner

Tony Award

Year Category Name Winner/Nominee
1996 Actor in a Musical Lou Diamond Phillips Nominee
1996 Actress in a Musical Donna Murphy Winner
1996 Costume Design (Play or Musical) Roger Kirk Winner
1996 Direction of a Musical Christopher Renshaw Nominee
1996 Featured Actress in a Musical Joohee Choi Nominee
1996 Lighting Design (Play or Musical) Nigel Levings Nominee
1996 Revival of a Musical   Winner
1996 Scenic Design (Play or Musical) Brian Thomson 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
Feb. 22, 1998 38 $410,381
$605,497
$35,357 $41.15
$75.00
9973
1314
8
0
94.87% 6.34%
Feb. 15, 1998 37 $375,024
$605,497
$70,441 $40.30
$75.00
9306
1314
8
0
88.53% 9.55%
Feb. 8, 1998 36 $304,583
$605,497
-$9,230 $36.69
$75.00
8302
1314
8
0
78.98% -1.13%
Feb. 1, 1998 35 $313,813
$605,497
- $37.27
$75.00
8421
1314
8
0
80.11% -
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Totals

Last 4 Weeks
  $1,403,801
$2,421,988
  $38.85 36002
42048
32
0
85.62 %  
Cumulative
  $47,303,633
$23,008,886
  $52.13
$75.00
903673
1060398
780
27
85.22 %  
 
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