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Le Baiser de la Fee

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Le Baiser de la Fee


Choreography by John Neumeier
Music by Igor Stravinsky and Peter Ilyitch Tchaikovsky
Libretto by John Neumeier adapted from the original 1928 libretto by Stravinsky
Sets and Costumes by Jürgen Rose
Lighting by Jennifer Tipton

World Premiere

Frankfurt Opera Ballet
January 2, 1972
Städtische Bühnen
Frankfurt am Main, Germany

Cast:
Maximo Barra
Stephen Maurer
Marianne Kruuse
Persephone Samaropoulo

ABT Premiere

July 18, 1974
New York State Theater
New York, New York

Cast:
Ivan Nagy (Rudi)
Jonas Kage (Rudi’s Sehnsucht)
Zhandra Rodriguez (Babette)
Cynthia Gregory (The Fairy)