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Gala Performance

Choreography by Antony Tudor
Music by Sergei Prokofiev (Concerto No. 3 in C for Piano, Op.26 (first movement) and Symphony No.1 in D, Op.25 (Classical))
Staged by Sallie Wilson
Production Supervised by Irving Milton Duke
Original Designs by Hugh Laing
Lighting by Jennifer Tipton

World Premiere

London Ballet
December 5, 1938
Toynbee Hall
London, England

Cast:
Peggy van Praagh
Maude Lloyd
Antony Tudor
Gerd Larsen
Hugh Laing
Richard Paul
Therese Langfield

ABT Premiere

February 11, 1941
Majestic Theatre
New York, New York

Cast:
Nora Kaye (La Reine de la Danse – from Moscow)
Nana Gollner (La Deesse de la Danse – from Milan)
Antony Tudor (Her Cavalier)
Karen Conrad (La Fille de Terpsichore – from Paris)
Hugh Laing (Her Cavalier)
Edward Caton (Maitre de Ballet)
Tania Dokoudovska (A Dresser)