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The Bright Stream

The Bright Stream

Comic Ballet in Two Acts


Choreography by Alexei Ratmansky
Staged by Tatiana Ratmansky
Libretto by Adrian Piotrovsky , Fyodor Lopukhov
Music by Dimitri Shostakovich (The Bright Stream, Op. 39)
Scenery by Ilya Utkin
Costumes by Elena Markovskaya
Lighting by Brad Fields

World Premiere

(Original Production)

April 4, 1935
Maly Theatre
Leningrad, Russia

World Premiere

Bolshoi Ballet
April 18, 2003
Bolshoi Theatre
Moscow, Russia

World Premiere

Latvian National Ballet
September 24, 2004
Latvian National Opera
Riga, Latvia

ABT Premiere

January 21, 2011
Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts
Washington, D.C.

Cast:
Paloma Herrera (Zina)
Marcelo Gomes (Pyotr)
Gillian Murphy (Ballerina)
David Hallberg (Ballet Dancer)