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[Souvenir program for The King and I]
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[Souvenir program for The King and I]  [Gertrude Lawrence in a new musical play The King and I ] (1951)

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Image Title

:  [Souvenir program for The King and I]

Alternate Title

: Gertrude Lawrence in a new musical play The King and I

Notes

: Original cast except Tuptim played by Stephanie Augustine. Note 2.) Richard Rodgers project Note 3.) Rodgers and Hammerstein

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. 17,781 / Gertrude Lawrence in a new musical play The King and I [souvenir program]

Location

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

Catalog Call Number

: MWEZ+ n.c. 17,781, no. 8

Digital ID

: 1800473

Record ID

: 1894699

Digital Item Published

: 5-21-2010; updated 3-25-2011

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