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Prodigal Son

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Prodigal Son

A Ballet in Three Scenes


Choreography by George Balanchine
Staged by John Taras
Music by Sergei Prokofiev
Libretto by Boris Kochno
Scenery and Costumes by Georges Rouault
Lighting by Gil Wechsler

World Premiere

(as Le Fils Prodigue)
Diaghilev’s Ballets Russes
May 21, 1929
Sarah Bernhardt Theatre
Paris, France

Cast:
Serge Lifar (The Son)
Felia Doubrovska (The Siren)

ABT Premiere

December 10, 1980
Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts
Washington, D.C.

Cast:
Robert La Fosse (The Son)
Cynthia Gregory (The Siren)