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About the Show

A classic Rodgers and Hammerstein musical based on the novel "Anna and the King of Siam" by Margaret Landon.

Story: Anna Leonowens arrives in Siam to serve as a tutor to the King's many children. Both stuck in their seperate cultural ways, the two eventually learn to understand, respect and love each other.

Cast and Creative Team

Composer: Richard Rodgers
Lyricist and Librettist: Oscar Hammerstein II

Broadway Premiere
Theatre: St. James Theatre
Opening Night: Mar 29, 1951
Total Performances: 1246
Original Cast: Gertrude Lawrence, Yul Brynner, Dorothy Sarnoff, Doretta Morrow, Larry Douglas, Jonny Stewart, Sandy Kennedy, Lee Becker Theodore, Gemze de Lappe, Yuriko, and Baayork Lee
Director: John Van Druten
Choreographer: Jerome Robbins
Producer: Rodgers & Hammerstein
Musical Director: Frederick Dvonch
Orchestrations: Robert Russell Bennett
Scenic and Lighting Design: Jo Mielziner
Costume Design: Irene Sharaff

1977 Broadway Revival
Theatre: Uris Theatre
Opening Night: May 2, 1977
Total Performances: 695
Original Cast: Yul Brynner, Michael Kermoyan, Constance Towers, Alan Amick, June Angela, Jessica Chao, Hye-Young Choi, Kaipo Daniels, Simeon Den, Lei-Lynne Doo, Dale Harimoto, Barrett Hong, Susan Kikuchi, John Michael King, Jae Woo Lee, Faye Fujisaki Mar, Ric Ornellas, Gene Profanato, Thomas J. Rees, Libby Rhodes, Cecile Santos, Sydney Smith, Hope Sogawa, Larry Swansen, Chandra Tanna, Patricia K. Thomas, Robert Vega, Martin Vidnovic, Patricia Weber, Rebecca West, Julie Woo
Director: Yuriko
Choreographer: Jerome Robbins
Producer: Lee Guber and Shelly Gross
Musical Director: John Lesko
Scenic Design: Peter Wolf
Costume Design: Stanley Simmons
Lighting Design: Thomas Skelton

1985 Broadway Revival
Theatre: Broadway Theatre
Opening Night: Jan 7, 1985
Total Performances: 191
Original Cast: Yul Brynner, Mary Beth Peil, Araby Abaya, Kathy Lee Brynner, Edward Crotty, Jeffrey Bryan Davis, Evelina Deocares, Burt Edwards, Jonathan Farwell, Deborah Harada, Irma-Estel LaGuerre, Jae Woo Lee, Yvette Laura Martin, Sal Provenza, Hope Sogawa, Patricia Weber, Patricia Welch, Rebecca West
Director: Mitch Leigh
Choreographer: Rebecca West
Producer: The Mitch Leigh Company
Musical Director: Richard Parrinello
Scenic Design: Peter Wolf
Costume Design: Stanley Simmons
Lighting Design: Ruth Roberts

1996 Broadway Revival
Theatre: Neil Simon Theatre
Opening Night: Apr 11, 1996
Total Performances: 780
Original Cast: Donna Murphy, Lou Diamond Phillips, John Chang, Joohee Choi, John Curless, Ryan Hopkins, Randall Duk Kim, Taewon Kim, Jose Llana, Guy Paul, Tito Abeleda, John Bantay, Kelly Jordan Bit, Lexine Bondoc, Camille M. Brown, Meng-Chen Chang, Vivian Eng, Margaret Ann Gates, C. Sean Kim, Shawn Ku, Doan MacKenzie, Paolo Montalban, Alan Muraoka, Paul Nakauchi, Tina Ou, Andrew Pacho, Mami Saito, Lainie Sakakura, Tran T. Thuc Hanh, Carol To, Yolanda Tolentino, Yan Ying, Kayoko Yoshiok
Director: Christopher Renshaw
Choreographer: Jerome Robbins
Producer: Dodger Theatricals, The John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts, James M. Nederlander, Perseus Productions, John Frost and The Adelaide Festival Centre
Musical Director: Michael Rafter
Orchestrations: Bruce Coughlin
Scenic Design: Brian Thomson
Costume Design: Roger Kirk
Lighting Design: Nigel Levings

2015 Broadway Revival
Theatre: Vivian Beaumont
Opening Night: April 16, 2015
Original Cast: Kelli O'Hara, Ken Watanabe, Ruthie Ann Miles, Ashley Park, Conrad Ricamora, Edward Baker-Duly, Jon Viktor Corpuz, Murphy Guyer, Jake Lucas, Paul Nakauchi, Marc Oka, Aaron Albano, Adriana Braganza, Amaya Braganza, Billy Bustamante, LaMae Caparas, Hsin-Ping Chang, Andrew Cheng, Lynn Masako Cheng, Olivia Chun, Ali Ewoldt, Ethan Halford Holder, Cole Horibe, MaryAnn Hu, James Ignacio, Christie Kim, Kelvin Moon Loh, Sumie Maeda, Paul HeeSang Miller, Rommel Pierre O'Choa, Kristen Faith Oei, Autumn Ogawa, Yuki Ozeki, Stephanie Jae Park, Diane Phelan, Sam Poon, William Poon, Brian Rivera, Bennyroyce Royon, Lainie Sakakura, Ann Sanders, Ian Saraceni, Atsuhisa Shinomiya, Michiko Takemasa, Kei Tsuruharatani, Christopher Vo, Rocco Wu, and Timothy Yang
Director: Barlett Sher
Choreographer: Christopher Gattelli
Musical Director: Ted Sperling
Orchestrations: Robert Russell Bennett
Scenic Design: Michael Yeargan
Costume Design: Catherine Zuber
Lighting Design: Donald Holder
Sound Design: Scott Lehrer

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