East meets West in memorable fashion in Rodgers and Hammerstein’s fifth collaboration THE KING AND I. It is 1862 in Siam when an English widow, Anna Leonowens, and her young son arrive at the Royal Palace in Bangkok, having been summoned by the King to serve as tutor to his many children and wives. Along with the dazzling score, the incomparable Jerome Robbins ballet, ‘The Small House of Uncle Thomas,’ is one of the all-time marvels of the musical stage. Thanks to various producers for sharing these action shots of one of our most beautiful sets of costumes.
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