The King and I

Musical
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.
  • Music: Richard Rodgers
  • Book: Oscar Hammerstein II
  • Lyrics: Oscar Hammerstein II
People (405)

Awards

Drama Desk Award
1996 Outstanding Actor in a Musical Nominee
1996 Outstanding Actress in a Musical Nominee
1996 Outstanding Costume Design Winner
1996 Outstanding Director of a Musical Winner
1996 Outstanding Lighting Design Nominee
1996 Outstanding Revival of a Musical Winner
1996 Outstanding Set Design for a Musical Winner
Drama League
1996 Distinguished Production of a Revival Nominee
Outer Critics Circle
1996 Outstanding Costume Design Winner
1996 Outstanding Debut Performance Winner
1996 Outstanding Revival of a Musical Winner
1996 Outstanding Set Design Winner
Theatre World
1996 Theatre World Award Winner
1996 Theatre World Award Winner
Tony Award
1996 Actor in a Musical Nominee
1996 Actress in a Musical Winner
1996 Costume Design (Play or Musical) Winner
1996 Direction of a Musical Nominee
1996 Featured Actress in a Musical Nominee
1996 Lighting Design (Play or Musical) Nominee
1996 Revival of a Musical Winner
1996 Scenic Design (Play or Musical) Winner

Grosses

Week Ending Week Number This Week Gross Potential Gross Diff $ Avg Ticket Top Ticket Seats Sold Seats in Theatre Perfs Previews % Cap This Week Diff % cap
Feb 22, 1998 38 $410,381.00 $605,497.00 $35,357.00 $41.15 $75.00 9973 1314 8 0 94.87% 6.34%
Feb 15, 1998 37 $375,024.00 $605,497.00 $70,441.00 $40.30 $75.00 9306 1314 8 0 88.53% 9.55%
Feb 8, 1998 36 $304,583.00 $605,497.00 -$9,230.00 $36.69 $75.00 8302 1314 8 0 78.98% -1.13%
Feb 1, 1998 35 $313,813.00 $605,497.00 $11,525.00 $37.27 $75.00 8421 1314 8 0 80.11% 3.84%