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Annabel Lee

Repertory Archive

Annabel Lee

Choreography by George Skibine
Music by Byron Schiffman
Libretto by Suggested by the poem of Edgar Allen Poe

ABT Premiere

Ballet Theatre Previews
May 6, 1957
Phoenix Theatre
New York, New York

Ruth Ann Koesun (Annabel Lee)
John Kriza (Her Lover)
Richard Beaty
Jim Clouser,
William Guske (Her Highborn Kinsmen)

World Premiere

Grand Ballet du Marquis de Cuevas
August 26, 1951
Théâtre du Casino
Deauville, France

Marjorie Tallchief
George Skibine
Michel Resnikoff
Roland Lorrain
Donald Spotswood