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Mechanical Ballet

Choreography by Adolph Bolm
Music by Alexander Mosolov (Music of the Machines) and Modest Mussorgsky (Night on Bald Mountain)
Costumes by John Hambleton
Lighting by Abe Feder

World Premiere

(under the title The Iron Foundry)

July 28, 1931
Hollywood Bowl
Los Angeles, California

Cast:
Elise Reiman
Robert Bell

ABT Premiere

January 18, 1940
The Center Theatre
New York, New York

Cast:
Viola Essen
Dimitri Romanoff