“Shall We Dance?” – The King and I Music: Richard Rodgers   Lyrics: Oscar Hammerstein II This musical about British schoolteacher Anna Leonowens and her experiences with the King of Siam while char…

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“Shall We Dance?” – The King and I Music: Richard Rodgers Lyrics: Oscar Hammerstein II This musical about British schoolteacher Anna Leonowens and her experiences with the King of Siam while char…

Jodie Foster as Anna Leonowens in Anna and the King. Costumes by Jenny Beavan

Jodie Foster as Anna Leonowens in Anna and the King. Costumes by Jenny Beavan

Flows (Given Water) runs from 13-24 October 2015 at the Anna Leonowens Gallery in Halifax, Nova Scotia

Exhibition Dates and Details

Flows (Given Water) runs from 13-24 October 2015 at the Anna Leonowens Gallery in Halifax, Nova Scotia

The King and I (1956) Deborah Kerr as Anna Leonowens. #CostumeDesign: Irene Sharaff - what a picture!

The King and I (1956) Deborah Kerr as Anna Leonowens. #CostumeDesign: Irene Sharaff - what a picture!

Yun-Fat Chow (King Mongkut) & Jodie Foster (Anna Leonowens) - Anna and the King (1999) #annaleonowens

Yun-Fat Chow (King Mongkut) & Jodie Foster (Anna Leonowens) - Anna and the King (1999) #annaleonowens

The English Governess at the Siamese Court (1870) Anna Leonowens – First Edition. Basis of The King and I

The English Governess at the Siamese Court (1870) Anna Leonowens – First Edition. Basis of The King and I

Anna and the King So few remakes of big hits of the past are any good. this one had the advantage of not being a musical so it could explore the characters differently. Good flick.

Anna and the King So few remakes of big hits of the past are any good. this one had the advantage of not being a musical so it could explore the characters differently. Good flick.

Anna Harriette Leonowens, born Anna Harriet Emma Edwards, was an Anglo-Indian or Indian-born British travel writer, educator, and social activist. Her experiences in Siam (Thailand) were fictionalised in Margaret Landon's 1944 best-selling novel Anna and the King of Siam, as well as films and television series based on the book, most notably Rodgers and Hammerstein's 1951 hit musical The King and I.  Among other achievements, she co-founded the Nova Scotia College of Art and Design.

Anna Harriette Leonowens, born Anna Harriet Emma Edwards, was an Anglo-Indian or Indian-born British travel writer, educator, and social activist. Her experiences in Siam (Thailand) were fictionalised in Margaret Landon's 1944 best-selling novel Anna and the King of Siam, as well as films and television series based on the book, most notably Rodgers and Hammerstein's 1951 hit musical The King and I. Among other achievements, she co-founded the Nova Scotia College of Art and Design.

Anna Leonowens who invented a life for herself to escape her past and who wrote the "King and I", which became a popular musical. She later settled in Nova Scotia where she helped to create the Nova Scotia College of Art and Design as a vocational college.

Anna Leonowens who invented a life for herself to escape her past and who wrote the "King and I", which became a popular musical. She later settled in Nova Scotia where she helped to create the Nova Scotia College of Art and Design as a vocational college.

The King and I (1956)    - Mrs. Anna Leonowens and her son Louis arrive in Bangkok, where she has been contracted to teach English to the children of the royal household. She threatens to leave when the house she had been promised is not available, but falls in love with the children.

The King and I (1956) - Mrs. Anna Leonowens and her son Louis arrive in Bangkok, where she has been contracted to teach English to the children of the royal household. She threatens to leave when the house she had been promised is not available, but falls in love with the children.

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