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Bluebeard

Choreography by Michel Fokine
Music by Jacques Offenbach
Arranged by Antal Dorati
Libretto by Michel Fokine based on Meilhac and Halevy's libretto for Offenbach's opera bouffe Barbe-bleu
Scenery and Costumes by Marcel Vertes

World Premiere

October 27, 1941
Palacio de Bellas Artes
Mexico City, Mexico

Cast:
Vania Psota (King Bobiche)
Borislav Runanine (Count Oscar)
Anton Dolin (Baron Bluebeard)
Simon Semenoff (Alchemist Popoloni)
Miriam Golden, Jeanette Lauret, Maria Karnilova, Nora Kaye, Rosella Hightower (Wives of Bluebeard)
Lucia Chase (Queen Clementine)
The Queen’s Lovers:
Dimitri Romanoff (Alvarez)
Donald Saddler (Armando)
Annabelle Lyon (Angelo, a page)
Jerome Robbins (Alfonso)
Yurek Lazowsky (Orlando)
Alicia Markova (Fioretta)
George Skibine (Prince Sapphire)
Irina Baronova (Boulotte)