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Anastasia

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Anastasia

Ballet in Three Acts

Choreography by Kenneth MacMillan
Music by Peter Ilyitch Tchaikovsky and Bohuslav Martinu
Electronic Music Produced by The Studio of the Technical University of West Berlin (Fritz Winckel and R?ºdiger R?ºfer)
Production realized by Deborah MacMillan
Scenery and Costumes by Bob Crowley
Lighting by John B. Read

World Premiere

(Act III)
Ballet of the Deutsche Oper
June 25, 1967
Deutsche Oper
Berlin, Germany

Cast:
Lynn Seymour

World Premiere

(Full-Length, Three-Act Version)
The Royal Ballet
July 22, 1971
Royal Opera House, Covent Garden
London, England

Cast:
Derek Rencher (Tsar Nicholas II)
Svetlana Beriosova (Tsarina Alexandra Fedorovna)
Marilyn Trounson (Tsarevitch Alexi)
Vergie Derman (Grand Duchess Olga)
Jennifer Penney (Grand Duchess Tatiana)
Lesley Collier (Grand Duchess Marie)
Lynn Seymour (Grand Duchess Anastasia)
Adrian Grater (Rasputin)
Gerd Larsen (Anna Vyrubova)
Leslie Edwards (Tsar’s aide-de-camp)

United States Premiere

(Full-Length, Three-Act Version)
The Royal Ballet
May 5, 1972
Metropolitan Opera House
New York, New York

Cast:
Derek Rencher (Tsar)
Svetlana Beriosova (Tsarina)
Susan Lockwood (Tsarevitch Alexei)
Vergie Derman (Grand Duchess Olga)
Jennifer Penney (Grand Duchess Tatiana)
Lesley Collier (Grand Duchess Marie)
Lynn Seymour (Grand Duchess Anastasia)
Adrian Grater (Rasputin)
Gerd Larsen (Anna Vyrubova)
Leslie Edwards (Tsar’s aide-de-camp)

ABT Premiere

(Act III)
March 12, 1985
Shrine Auditorium
Los Angeles, California

Cast:
Cynthia Gregory

New York Premiere

(Act III)
April 30, 1985
Metropolitan Opera House
New York, New York

Cast:
Cynthia Gregory

World Premiere

(This Production)
The Royal Ballet
May 2, 1996
Royal Opera House, Covent Garden
London, England

Cast:
Christopher Sanders (Tsar Nicholas II)
Elizabeth McGorian (Tsarina Alexandra Fedorovna)
Adam Blyde (Tsarevitch Alexei)
Christina McDermott (Grand Duchess Olga)
Nicola Roberts (Grand Duchess Tatiana), Belinda Hatley (Grand Duchess Maria)
Viviana Durante (Grand Duchess Anastasia)
William Tuckett (Rasputin)
Sandra Conley (Anna Vyrubova)
David Drew (Tsar’s aide-de-camp)

ABT Premiere

(This Production)
June 3, 1999
Metropolitan Opera House
New York, New York

Cast:
Viviana Durante