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Three Virgins and a Devil

Repertory Archive

Three Virgins and a Devil

Choreography by Agnes de Mille
Music by Ottorino Respighi (Antiche danze ed arie)
Libretto by Ramon Reed after a story of Boccaccio
Scenery by Arne Lindborg after sketches by Sophie Harris
Costumes by Motley

World Premiere

(music by Walford Hyden)
in the revue Why Not Tonight?
April 24, 1934
Palace Theatre
London, England

Greta Nissen (First Novice)
Margaret Braithwaite (Second Novice)

Elizabeth Schooling (Third Novice)
Stanislas Idzikowski (Devil)
Walter Crisham (Dandy)

ABT Premiere

February 11, 1941
Majestic Theatre
New York, New York

Agnes de Mille (Priggish Virgin)
Lucia Chase (Greedy Virgin)
Annabelle Lyon (Lustful Virgin)
Eugene Loring (Devil)
Jerome Robbins (Youth)