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Getting to Know...The King and I

Perusal Pack

By Richard Rodgers

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Choral (perusal book)
Perusal Pack. Composed by Richard Rodgers and Oscar Hammerstein. Recorded Promo - Stockable. Broadway. General Merchandise. Published by Hal Leonard (HL.138308).

Item Number: HL.138308

9x12 inches. Richard Rodgers and Oscar Hammerstein II.

The Getting To Know Series: Uniquely adapted musicals specifically for youth performers. East versus West makes for a dramatic, richly textured and ultimately uplifting tale of enormous fascination. 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. The King is largely considered to be a barbarian by those in the West and he seeks Anna's assistance in changing his image, if not his ways. With both keeping a firm grip on their respective traditions and values, Anna and the King grow to understand and, eventually, respect one another, in a truly unique love story. In this adaptation for pre-high school students, the content has been edited to better suit younger attention spans, but all the magic and beauty of the original are still in place. You and your students will be enchanted by the timeless story and the dazzling score, while at the same time learning about theater and its production.

The Production Pack includes:

• Production Guide (includes performance/accompaniment CD, choreography DVD, and media resources disc

• Piano/Vocal Score

• 30 Student Scripts

To preview the show, order the Getting to Know...Rodgers and Hammerstein's The King and I Audio Sampler, which includes a complete overview of the show, list of characters, song ranges, scene breakdowns, full recordings of each song, and information on licensing. For all other questions, email: Getting to

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