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[Program (Feb. 26-Mar. 3, 1951) for the pre-Broadway tryout of The King and I at the Shubert Theatre (New Haven, Conn.)]
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[Program (Feb. 26-Mar. 3, 1951) for the pre-Broadway tryout of The King and I at the Shubert Theatre (New Haven, Conn.)] (Feb. 26, 1951)

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Image Title

:  [Program (Feb. 26-Mar. 3, 1951) for the pre-Broadway tryout of The King and I at the Shubert Theatre (New Haven, Conn.)]

Notes

: Pages digitzed: front cover, 2-3, 6-31, back cover. Note 2.) Richard Rodgers project. Note 3.) Rodgers and Hammerstein. Note 4.) Tryout in New Haven--different cover and very different songs and format.

Production Notes

: Previews began in New Haven on February 27, 1951, followed by previews in Boston. Opened on Broadway March 29, 1951at the Saint JamesTheatre, closing March 20, 1954. Yul Brynner originated the role of the King. Gertrude Lawrence, the original Anna, played the role from its opening through August 1952, prior to her hospitalization and subsequent death from liver cancer. Celeste Holm appeared in the production for six weeks during one of Lawr ....
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Source

: Billy Rose Theatre Collection scrapbooks / MWEZ+ n.c. 25,232 / [Program for The King and I at pre-Broadway tryout at the Shubert Theatre, New Haven, Conn.)]

Location

: The New York Public Library for the Performing Arts / Billy Rose Theatre Division

Catalog Call Number

: MWEZ+ n.c. 25,232

Digital ID

: 1719469

Record ID

: 1886418

Digital Item Published

: 10-9-2009; updated 3-25-2011

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