The Broadway revival of The King and I with music by Richard Rodgers with book & lyrics by Oscar Hammerstein II opened on April 11, 1996 and ran for 780 performances (and 27 previews) until February 22, 1998 at the Neil Simon Theatre. Based upon the novel “Anna and the King of Siam” by Margaret Landon.
Produced by Dodger Theatricals, The John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts, James M. Nederlander, Perseus Productions, John Frost and The Adelaide Festival Centre. Produced in association with The Rodgers and Hammerstein Organization; Associate Producer: Abbey Butler, Melvyn J. Estrin and Hal Luftig. Executive Producer: Dodger Productions.
Directed by Christopher Renshaw; Choreographed by Jerome Robbins; Music orchestrated by Robert Russell Bennett; Musical Director: Michael Rafter; Additional orchestrations by Bruce Coughlin; Musical staging by Lar Lubovitch; Scenic Design by Brian Thomson; Costume Design by Roger Kirk; Lighting Design by Nigel Levings; Sound Design by Tony Meola and Lewis Mead; Hair and Wi