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Billy the Kid

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Billy the Kid


Choreography by Eugene Loring
Music by Aaron Copland specially orchestrated by the composer for ABT
Scenery and Costumes by Jared French
Lighting by Jean Rosenthal

World Premiere

Ballet Caravan
October 16, 1938
Civic Opera House
Chicago, Illinois

Cast:
Eugene Loring
Marie Jeanne
Todd Bolender
Lew Christensen

ABT Premiere

December 8, 1940
Civic Opera House
Chicago, Illinois

Cast:
Eugene Loring (Billy)
Alicia Alonso (Mother/Sweetheart)
David Nillo (Alias)
Richard Reed (Pat Garrett)