The King and I (Broadway, St. James Theatre, 1951) | Playbill

The King and I


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.
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New York Drama Critics' Circle
1951 Best Musical Nominee
Tony Award
1952 Scenic Design (Play or Musical) Winner
1952 Best Featured Actor in a Musical Winner
1952 Costume Design (Play or Musical) Winner
1952 Best Actress in a Musical Winner
1952 Musical Winner

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