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Hi

Our society recently selected tKaI and my memory of the film is kind of hazy. Obviously there is the King and the children but as a 36 year old guy are there any other parts for men in the show other than Guard #6?

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in order of size

King mongut of Siam 40s-up

The Kralaholme- the King's prime minister. very protective,very crafty. 30s-up

LunTha- Burmese lover of tuptim 20s.

Sir Edward Ramsey- Anna's former boyfreind. a british ambassador. 30s-50s.

Phar Alak- any age. the King's lackey.

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Thanks Salome - do you have any idea of vocal ranges for the parts?

Or if you know where any of this stuff be found it'd be great if you could point me in the right direction.

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the King is a batitone. very easy middle range.

Lun Tha is a tenor.

the other roles are non singing.

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Slaine wrote:
Thanks Salome - do you have any idea of vocal ranges for the parts?

Or if you know where any of this stuff be found it'd be great if you could point me in the right direction.

Cheers


This is one of my FAVORITE audition reference sites...

http://www.musicaltheatreaudition.com/shows/kingni.html

Hope that helps!

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Thank you both - that's a big help.
Cheers.


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The King has a ridiculously simple vocal role. E3-E4 I Believe.

Lun Tha isn't tough either, kinda baritenor-y.

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You see I love this show--it by far has one of the greatest story lines for the Rodgers and Hammerstein cannon--but I would never be in it-- for the sole purpose of there not being any roles I'd even consider.

The King dominates the show as being the only male if I can remember.

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The Kralaholme is very memorable. and a very well written role.

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