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Majestic Theatre, (2/11/1941 - 3/09/1941)
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Opening Date: Feb 11, 1941    
Closing Date: Mar 09, 1941 Total Performances:

Category: Special, Ballet, Revival, Broadway


Gizelle

Category: Special, Ballet, Original, Broadway

Production Staff
Produced by Ballet Presentations, Inc.
Scenario by Theophile Gautier; Based on a theme by Heinrich Heine; Music by Adolphe Adam; Music orchestrated by Harold Byrns; Musical Director: Max Goberman
Re-staged by Anton Dolin; Original Choreography by Jean Coralli
Scenic Design by Lucinda Ballard; Costume Design by Lucinda Ballard; Lighting Design by Popiel
General Manager: Charles Stewart
Stage Manager: Charles Mather and Burton McEvilly
Conducted by Max Goberman
General Press Representative: Isadora Bennett; Press Assistant: Edward Martin
Cast
Alicia Alonso
Gizelle's friend
Wili
Fernando Alonso
Peasant
Muriel Bentley
Gizelle's friend
Wili
Mr. Bland
Peasant
Edward Caton
The Duke of Courland
Mr. Danieli
Peasant
Miss Davidson
Gizelle's friend
Wili
Mr. Dickson
Peasant
Tania Dokoudovska
Gizelle's friend
Wili
Anton Dolin
Count Albrecht
disguised as Loys, a peasant
Miss. Gilmore
Wili
Mr. Godwin
Peasant
Miriam Golden
Bathilde
his daughter, betrothed to Count Albrecht
Wili
Nana Gollner
Gizelle
a peasant girl
Miss Gomber
Gizelle's friend
Wili
Mr. Harrison
Attendant of the Duke
Maria Karniloff
Gizelle's friend
Wili
Nora Kaye
Gizelle's friend
Wili
Mr. Kriza
Peasant
Miss Lysaght
Attendant to Bathilde
Wili
Miss Moore
Gizelle's friend
Wili
Miss Mortrude
Attendant to Bathilde
Wili
David Nillo
Hilarion
the gamekeeper
Mr. Reed
Peasant
Mr. Rice
Attendant of the Duke
Jerome Robbins
Peasant
Donald Saddler
Wilfred
attendant to Count Albrecht
Nina Stroganova
Myrtha
Queen of the Wilis
Miss Suarez
Gizelle's friend
Wili
Miss Szabova
Wili
Miss Valbor
Gizelle's friend
Wili
Miss Wilcox
Gizelle's friend
Wili
Anne Wilson
Berthe
Gizelle's mother
Wili
Miss Wiman
Gizelle's friend
Wili
Miss Wynn
Gizelle's friend
Wili
Miss Yeager
Gizelle's friend
Wili

Three Virgins and a Devil

Category: Special, Ballet, Original, Broadway

Production Staff
Produced by Ballet Presentations, Inc.
Scenario by Ramon Reed; "Antiche Danze ed Arie" arranged by Ottorino Respighi; Musical Director: Max Goberman
Choreographed by Agnes De Mille
Costume Design by Motley; Setting Designed by Arne Lundborg; Set Design based upon sketches by Miss Harris
General Manager: Charles Stewart
Stage Manager: Charles Mather and Burton McEvilly
Conducted by Max Goberman
General Press Representative: Isadora Bennett; Press Assistant: Edward Martin; Costumes Executed by Karinska, Inc.
Cast
Lucia Chase
The Greedy Virgin
Agnes De Mille
The Priggish Virgin
Eugene Loring
Devil
Annabelle Lyon
The Lustful Virgin
Jerome Robbins
A Youth

Gala Performance

Category: Special, Ballet, Original, Broadway

Setting: The stage of the "Theatre Royal" where three famous ballerinas are gathered together for the first time in their careers. Towards the turn of the century.

Production Staff
Produced by Ballet Presentations, Inc.
Music by Serge Prokofiev; Specially orchestrated for Ballet Theatre by Paul Baron; Musical Director: Max Goberman
Choreographed by Antony Tudor
Décor by Nicolas de Molas; Costume Design by Nicolas de Molas
General Manager: Charles Stewart
Stage Manager: Charles Mather and Burton McEvilly
Conducted by Max Goberman; Solo Pianist: Bert Shefter
General Press Representative: Isadora Bennett; Press Assistant: Edward Martin; Costumes Executed by Karinska, Inc.
Cast
Alicia Alonso
Resident Coryphee
Muriel Bentley
Resident Coryphee
Edward Caton
Maitre de Ballet
Karen Conrad
La Fille de Terpischore
Miss Davidson
Resident Coryphee
Tania Dokoudovska
Dresser
Mr. Godwin
Attendant Cavalier
Nana Gollner
La Deese de la Danse
Maria Karniloff
Resident Coryphee
Nora Kaye
La Reine de la Danse
Mr. Kriza
Attendant Cavalier
Hugh Laing
Cavalier to the French Ballerina
Miss Moore
Resident Coryphee
Mr. Reed
Attendant Cavalier
Jerome Robbins
Attendant Cavalier
Miss Suarez
Resident Coryphee
Miss Szabova
Resident Coryphee
Antony Tudor
Cavalier to the Italian Ballerina
Miss Valbor
Resident Coryphee
Miss Wilcox
Resident Coryphee
Robert Wolff
Conductor
Miss Yeager
Resident Coryphee