Support America’s National Ballet Company® DONATE NOW



Repertory Archive


Dedicated to Jennifer Tipton and Santo Loquasto

Choreography by Twyla Tharp
Music by Jerome Kern
Scenery and Costumes by Santo Loquasto
Lighting by Jennifer Tipton
Arrangements and Continuity by Michael Dansicker
Orchestration by William Brohn
Scenario by James Jones

World Premiere

March 2, 1989
War Memorial Opera House
San Francisco, California

Kevin O’Day (The Champ)
Anne Adair (The Champ’s Biggest Fan)
Susan Jaffe (Mrs. Harriman’s Daughter)
Georgina Parkinson (Mrs. Harriman)
Shelley Washington, Kathleen Moore (The Busy Bodies)
Richard Colton (The Trainer)
Daniel Sanchez (The Corner Boy)