GAITE PARISIENNE
Ballet in One Act

Music by Jacques Offenbach, orchestrated by Manuel Rosenthal
Choreography by Leonide Massine
Staged by Lorca Massine, assisted by Susanna della Pietra
Libretto by Comte Etienne de Beaumont
Scenery by Zack Brown
Costumes by Christian Lacroix
Lighting by Steven Shelley

World Premiere: Ballet Russe de Monte Carlo, Theatre de Monte Carlo, Monaco, 4/5/38
Original Cast: Nina Tarakanova (Glove Seller), Eugenia Delarova (Flower Girl), Jeannette Lauret (La Lionne), Leonide Massine (Peruvian), Frederic Franklin (Baron), Igor Youskevitch (Officer)
ABT Premiere: Popejoy Hall, Albuquerque, New Mexico, 1/12/70
Scenery, costumes, libretto by Comte Etienne de Beaumont
Lighting by Gilbert V. Hemsley, Jr.
Cast: Toni Lander (Glove Seller), Roni Mahler (Flower Girl), Betsy Erickson (La Lionne), Michael Smuin (Peruvian), Royes Fernandez (The Baron), Han Ebbelaar (The Officer), Dennis Nahat (Tortoni)


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