The King and I


Writers: Oscar Hammerstein II Richard Rodgers


Act One

  • Overture – Orchestra
  • Opening Act I (Arrival in Bangkok) - Orchestra
  • I Whistle a Happy Tune – Anna and Louis
  • Vignettes and Dance - Orchestra
  • My Lord and Master – Tuptim
  • Hello, Young Lovers – Anna
  • March of the Royal Siamese Children – Orchestra, *Royal Children
  • A Puzzlement – King
  • The Royal Bangkok Academy – Anna, Wives and Children
  • *Getting to Know You – Anna, Wives and Children
  • We Kiss in a Shadow – Tuptim and Lun Tha
  • A Puzzlement (reprise) – Louis and Prince Chulalongkorn
  • Shall I Tell You What I Think of You? – Anna
  • Something Wonderful – Lady Thiang
  • Buddhist Prayer/Act I finale – King and Company

Act Two

  • Entr'acte – Orchestra
  • Western People Funny – Lady Thiang and Wives
  • *Dance of Anna and Sir Edward - Orchestra, *Anna, *Sir Edward
  • I Have Dreamed – Tuptim and Lun Tha
  • Hello, Young Lovers (reprise) – Anna
  • *The Small House of Uncle Thomas (Ballet) – Tuptim and *Dancers
  • Song of the King – King and Anna
  • *Shall We Dance? – Anna and the King
  • *Processional - Orchestra
  • Reprise: Something Wonderful (Letter Reading) - Orchestra
  • I Whistle a Happy Tune (reprise) – Anna
  • Finale Ultimo - Orchestra

A song with an asterisk (*) before the title indicates a dance number; a character listed in a song with an asterisk (*) by the character's name indicates that the character exclusively serves as a dancer in this song, which is sung by other characters.

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