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Night Journey

Repertory Archive

Night Journey

Choreography and Costumes by Martha Graham
Music by William Schuman
Sets by Isamu Noguchi
Lighting by Jean Rosenthal

World Premiere

Martha Graham Dance Company
May 3, 1947
Cambridge High School
Cambridge, Massachusetts

Martha Graham (Jocasta)
Erick Hawkins (Oedipus)

ABT Premiere

In the American Grain, a gala performance to benefit ABT’s School of Classical Ballet and Martha Graham’s School of Contemporary Dance
June 1, 1989
Metropolitan Opera House
New York, New York

Terese Capucilli (Jocasta)
Mikhail Baryshnikov (Oedipus)