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Shadowplay


Choreography by Antony Tudor
Music by Charles Koechlin (Les Bandar-Log, op. 176, and 2 fragments from La Course de Printemps, op. 95)
Libretto Based on a theme from Rudyard Kipling's The Jungle Book
Scenery and Costumes by Michael Annals
Lighting by Nananne Porcher

World Premiere

The Royal Ballet
January 25, 1967
Royal Opera House, Covent Garden
London, England

Cast:
Anthony Dowell
Merle Park
Derek Rencher

ABT Premiere

July 23, 1975
New York State Theater
New York, New York

Cast:
Mikhail Baryshnikov (Boy With Matted Hair)
Gelsey Kirkland (Celestial)
Jonas Kage (Terrestrial)