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Gaîté Parisienne

Ballet in One Act

Choreography by Leonide Massine
Music by Jacques Offenbach
Orchestrated by Manuel Rosenthal
Staged by Lorca Massine
Assisted by Susanna della Pietra
Libretto by Comte Etienne de Beaumont
Scenery by Zack Brown
Costumes by Christian Lacroix
Lighting by Steven Shelley

World Premiere

Ballet Russe de Monte Carlo
April 5, 1938
Theatre de Monte Carlo
Monte Carlo, Monaco

Cast:
Nina Tarakanova (Glove Seller)
Eugenia Delarova (Flower Girl)
Jeannette Lauret (La Lionne)
Leonide Massine (Peruvian)
Frederic Franklin (Baron)
Igor Youskevitch (Officer)

ABT Premiere

January 12, 1970
Popejoy Hall
Albuquerque, New Mexico

Cast:
Toni Lander (Glove Seller)
Roni Mahler (Flower Girl)
Betsy Erickson (La Lionne)
Michael Smuin (Peruvian)
Royes Fernandez (The Baron)
Han Ebbelaar (The Officer)
Dennis Nahat (Tortoni)