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Undertow


Choreography by Antony Tudor
Music by William Schuman
Libretto by Antony Tudor based on a suggestion by John van Druten
Scenery and Costumes by Raymond Breinin
Lighting by Jean Rosenthal

World Premiere

April 10, 1945
Metropolitan Opera House
New York, New York

Cast:
Hugh Laing (Transgressor), Diana Adams (Cybele), John Kriza (Pollux), Shirley Eckl (Volupia), Lucia Chase (Polyhymnia), Alicia Alonso (Ate), Patricia Barker (Aganippe), Roszika Sabo (Nemesis), Cynthia Risely (Pudicitia), Janet Reed (Hera), Nana Gollner (Medusa), Dick Beard (Hymen), Regis Powers, Stanley Herbertt (Sileni), Michael Kidd, Fernando Alonso, Roy Tobias, Kenneth Davis (Satyrisci), Marjorie Tallchief, June Morris, Mildred Ferguson (Bacchantes)