Jess Cagle
June 14, 1996 AT 04:00 AM EDT

An amusing, opulent rerun, choreographed by Jerome Robbins and starring Donna Murphy, the 1996 Tonys’ Lead Actress in a Musical, and the just-fine Lou Diamond Phillips (La Bamba). The beloved 1951 Rodgers and Hammerstein’s The King and I still has a few kinks (the very abrupt ending being one). But that’s beside the point — the point being the gloriously romantic score, including ”We Kiss in a Shadow” and ”Something Wonderful.” (TM) A-

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